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Voice Tools, Word Clouds, Digital           Voice Threads, WordStorytelling, and Media Sharing….Oh            Clouds, and ...
What can you expect to             learn?• New, innovative web 2.0 tools such as:                        Voki             ...
About Me…     • Social Studies       Teacher     • Current Library       Science Student
How Can You Use These       Tools?           • Students are plugged             in!           • Teachers want and         ...
Voki• Talking Avatar  – Able to embed into    PowerPoint    2010, Glogster, webpages    , blogs,etc.• Curriculum Connectio...
Vocaroo    • Create audio recordings    • No account needed!    • Can embed, email file, or      download as a      MP3, O...
Tagxedo    • Word Cloud Tool    • Choose from a variety of      shapes, fonts, and      colors!    • Curriculum Connection...
50 Word Stories       • Website is all text       • Provides examples for         students       Curriculum Connections:  ...
Storybird    • Digital storytelling tool    • Choice of characters and      page set up    • Curriculum connections:      ...
Vialogues    • Media Sharing Tool    • Curriculum Connections:      – Make videos interactive!      – Videos can become   ...
Questions?     • Feel free to ask       questions about the       tools presented!
Links for Tools• 50 Word Stories—  www.fiftywordstories.com• Storybird—www.storybird.com• Tagxedo—www.tagxedo.com• Vialogu...
Bookmarking Tool  (LiveBinders)
Looking forward…        • Explore technology!        • Familiarize yourself!        • Continue to build on          your k...
Works Cited•   50 Word Stories—"50-Word Stories." FiftyWordStories.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012.    <http://fiftyword...
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Libs 602 -ludford portfolio final

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Web 2.0 tools such as Voki, Vocaroo, Tagxedo, Storybird, Vialogues, and Fifty Word Stories are discussed here with high school curriculum connections!

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Libs 602 -ludford portfolio final

  1. 1. Voice Tools, Word Clouds, Digital Voice Threads, WordStorytelling, and Media Sharing….Oh Clouds, and Digital My! Storytelling….Oh My!
  2. 2. What can you expect to learn?• New, innovative web 2.0 tools such as: Voki Vocaroo Tagxedo 50 Word Stories Storybird Vialogues *High School Curriculum Connections with each
  3. 3. About Me… • Social Studies Teacher • Current Library Science Student
  4. 4. How Can You Use These Tools? • Students are plugged in! • Teachers want and need you! • 21st century thinking skills require using technology!
  5. 5. Voki• Talking Avatar – Able to embed into PowerPoint 2010, Glogster, webpages , blogs,etc.• Curriculum Connections: – History—students can become the historical figure—using first person – English—online book talk – Science—Explain the Scientific Method
  6. 6. Vocaroo • Create audio recordings • No account needed! • Can embed, email file, or download as a MP3, Ogg, FLAC, or WAV file • Curriculum Connections: *Health—explain digestion *Geometry—explain a proof *Art—explain the meaning of a portrait
  7. 7. Tagxedo • Word Cloud Tool • Choose from a variety of shapes, fonts, and colors! • Curriculum Connections: – Health—Functions of body parts (anatomy) – Biology—The Human Cell – Family Living—Steps to a recipe, etc.
  8. 8. 50 Word Stories • Website is all text • Provides examples for students Curriculum Connections: – All classes—First Day of School Ice Breaker! – History—Summary of Historical Figure or Event – English—in lieu of ―THE ESSAY‖
  9. 9. Storybird • Digital storytelling tool • Choice of characters and page set up • Curriculum connections: – Biology—life cycles – History— biographies, summaries of events/people – Algebra—Factoring – English—endless possibilities!
  10. 10. Vialogues • Media Sharing Tool • Curriculum Connections: – Make videos interactive! – Videos can become homework assignments! – Participation from all students (no more heads down during videos!)
  11. 11. Questions? • Feel free to ask questions about the tools presented!
  12. 12. Links for Tools• 50 Word Stories— www.fiftywordstories.com• Storybird—www.storybird.com• Tagxedo—www.tagxedo.com• Vialogues—www.vialogues.com• Vocaroo—www.vocaroo.com• Voki—www.voki.com
  13. 13. Bookmarking Tool (LiveBinders)
  14. 14. Looking forward… • Explore technology! • Familiarize yourself! • Continue to build on your knowledge base!
  15. 15. Works Cited• 50 Word Stories—"50-Word Stories." FiftyWordStories.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://fiftywordstories.com/>.• Overhead Projector Image-- "Petri Dish Chronicles." : Birthing Basics. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://petridishchronicles.blogspot.com/2012/05/because-of-momentary-but-huge-lapse- in.html>.• Powerpoint Template--"Free PowerPoint Templates." 2000 Free Powerpoint Templates PPT and Free PowerPoint Backgrounds. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://www.fppt.com/>.• Storybird—"Storybird - Artful Storytelling." Storybird - Artful Storytelling. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://www.storybird.com/>.• Students using Ipads--InArkansas.com." Students Use Arkansas Next, IPads in the Classroom. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://www.inarkansas.com/27039/students-use-arkansas-next- ipads-in-the-classroom>.• Tagxedo--"Tagxedo." Tagxedo. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://www.tagxedo.com/Voki— Voki Home." Voki Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://www.voki.com/>.• Vocaroo—"Vocaroo | Online Voice Recorder." Vocaroo | Online Voice Recorder. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://www.vocaroo.com/>.• Vialogues—"The Start of a Meaningful Conversation." Vialogues : Meaningful Discussions around Video. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <https://vialogues.com/>.• Wizard of Oz Picture-- "Bryant Park Blog: Classic Film Reviews: The Wizard of Oz." Bryant Park Blog: Classic Film Reviews: The Wizard of Oz. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Aug. 2012. <http://blog.bryantpark.org/2012/06/classic-film-reviews-wizard-of-oz_29.html>.

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