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Web 2.0 Summary

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Rocks My World!
  2. 3. “ Any activity becomes C R E A T I V E when the doer CARES about doing it right, or doing it better.” John Updike
  3. 4. Sharing online gives students more of a need to “get it right”
  4. 5. Web 2.0 Class Assignment November 9, 2009 This slideshow represents an attempt to organize and annotate the 21 items I viewed online from Tony Vincent’s “21 Ways to Reach 21st Century Students,” his presentation at the GETC November 6, 2009.
  5. 6. IMAGES! <ul><li>Create online jigsaw, reading poster, magazine cover, cartoon. Add frames and text. Resize pictures ( resizeimages.org ) for web page use. </li></ul><ul><li>Speechable.com – add speech bubbles to pics </li></ul><ul><li>READ poster – ala.org </li></ul><ul><li>Chocolate bar www.glassgiant.com/chocolate_bar/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.Redkid.net – put image on a hot dog, bowl of soup, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>More on next slide … </li></ul>
  6. 7. More IMAGES! <ul><li>Dynamic Einstein picture – place text on b&w chalkboard </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted poster – glassgiant.com </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper clipping – fodey.com </li></ul><ul><li>Badge maker – bighugelabs.com </li></ul><ul><li>Befunky.com – fun photo effects </li></ul><ul><li>Jigsaw puzzle – jigsawplanet.com </li></ul><ul><li>Free image sources: </li></ul><ul><li>Wikimedia commons </li></ul><ul><li>Openphoto </li></ul><ul><li>Freefoto </li></ul><ul><li>Image*after </li></ul><ul><li>pics4Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Creative Commons search </li></ul>
  7. 8. VIDEOS! <ul><li>YouTube videos: </li></ul><ul><li>They are in flash (.flv) – you need to convert to a different file type and then you can put them on an iPod, Powerpoint, or MovieMaker. </li></ul><ul><li>Use Zamzar.com to convert to mpeg-4 </li></ul><ul><li>Paste YouTube url into Zamzar. Select format. They will email you the link to download. </li></ul><ul><li>Use RealPlayer to download, but it doesn’t convert </li></ul><ul><li>Use KickYouTube.com (and others like it) </li></ul><ul><li>Find video. Click “Watch in HD.” Type “kick” in front of url. </li></ul><ul><li>Skype – need webcam hookup </li></ul>
  8. 9. HIP SLIDESHOWS! <ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>Free 30-second shows – about 12 images </li></ul><ul><li>Upload photos; insert music; show is created for you </li></ul>
  9. 10. PECHA KUCHA! <ul><li>Japanese - means “chit chat” </li></ul><ul><li>20 slides for 20 seconds each </li></ul><ul><li>Fun and fast-paced presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages brevity and time for Q&A </li></ul>
  10. 11. ZOOMING PRESENTATIONS! <ul><li>Prezi.com – a free online zooming editor that zooms in and out on details of a slide or video </li></ul><ul><li>Prezi.com/mohshuoe-qcf – Prezi presentation on Google search tricks </li></ul><ul><li>http://prezi.com/prezi/27/try/ - learn Prezi in 4 minutes </li></ul>
  11. 12. CO-CREATING RUBRICS! <ul><li>Students help design assessment rubrics online before a project begins </li></ul><ul><li>RubiStar </li></ul><ul><li>Recipes4success </li></ul><ul><li>Teachnology.com </li></ul><ul><li>Kathy Shrock’s Guide for Educators </li></ul>
  12. 13. ASSESSMENTS! 6 sites for creating your own online quizzes. Some online tests are graded for you and the results sent via email. ProProfs - Create a scored quiz or personality test. MyStudiyo  - Make quizzes to put on your website or blog. Really simple multiple-choice assessments for lessons! Yacapaca  - Online quiz making service for teachers and students. Mobile Study  - Create quizzes for mobile devices. Class Marker  - Quiz site designed for giving graded tests. Quiz Star  - More advanced quizzing site with full statistics
  13. 14. PODCASTING! (my favorite idea) WOW idea! Eliminate in-class lectures, use class time for hands-on activities. Use lectures as HW. OR create study guides, recorded by teacher. Post a link on class website for students to review. Addressing the digital divide: no internet? – copy the podcast to a flash device no computer? – burn podcast to DVD for TV use Download 34-page how-to booklet
  14. 15. WIKIS! <ul><li>3 good places to start a wiki: </li></ul><ul><li>Pbworks.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Google sites </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for the media center: collaborative book reviews or author information; virtual tour of the library; Where in the World is WikiWanda or My Teacher? (geography) </li></ul>Note from Cheryl: I could have spent hours in the wiktionary Tea Room reading discussions about the format of entries. I love words!
  15. 16. WIKIS, cont’d! <ul><li>Wiktionary  - Free dictionary that almost anyone can edit </li></ul><ul><li>Teampedia.net  - team-building activities and icebreakers for groups </li></ul><ul><li>Anchoractivities.wikispaces – links to fun educational activities for kids to do on a laptop computer when their classwork is done </li></ul><ul><li>Shareski.wikispaces  - links to geography activities using Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Cooltoolsforschool.wikispaces  - easy-to-use interface of index to Web 2.9 websites by type (presentation, drawing, slideshow, audio, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Webtools4u2use.wikispaces – created by and for Media Specialists!  </li></ul><ul><li>Web2thatworks.com  - links to tools + strategies + curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Math247.pbworks.com - Library of over 500 mathcast projects (with audio) </li></ul><ul><li>Educationalnetworking.com – listing of social networking sites for educators </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary.k12opened.com – An open dictionary where kids contribute the definitions. Can input vocabulary words and their meanings. </li></ul><ul><li>EduWiki.us.com – educational sites organized by grade level; class wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Doccamsined.wikispaces.com – short list of ideas for using document cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Copyrightconfusion.wikispaces.com  - Resources by law professors for teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Engagethem.pbworks.com – contains examples of classroom projects using wikis </li></ul>
  16. 17. ORGANIZE WEBSITES! <ul><li>Diigo </li></ul><ul><li>Deli.ci.ous </li></ul><ul><li>PortaPortal </li></ul><ul><li>Websites for teachers: </li></ul><ul><li>Freetech4teachers.com </li></ul><ul><li>includes an ESOL site – “Learn English for Kids” </li></ul>
  17. 18. COLLABORATE! <ul><li>Documents: </li></ul><ul><li>Googledocs – we have our Media Specialist handbook done this way </li></ul><ul><li>Etherpad – no sign-in, real-time collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Scriblink – write-on whiteboard, real-time </li></ul>
  18. 19. SHARE DATA! <ul><li>Google docs is a way to share info with others </li></ul><ul><li>Can share data collection on a shared spreadsheet </li></ul><ul><li>Use wufoo.com for shared forms, surveys, and invitations </li></ul>
  19. 20. VIRTUAL STICKY NOTES! <ul><li>Wallwisher = online bulletin board </li></ul><ul><li>Students can post notes on prior knowledge, or what they have learned, or questions, or a critique, … </li></ul><ul><li>Wallwisher.com/build </li></ul><ul><li>Select image; title and subtitle; create url or leave blank; theme; Done. </li></ul>
  20. 21. GAMES! <ul><li>Powerpoint games </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom game templates </li></ul><ul><li>Jeopardylabs.com </li></ul><ul><li>Add music from freeplaymusic or soundsnap.com </li></ul>
  21. 22. COMIC STRIPS! <ul><li>Can also add speech bubbles to photos – a good language arts activity </li></ul><ul><li>Places to make comics online: </li></ul><ul><li>Pixton </li></ul><ul><li>Comiqs </li></ul><ul><li>Make Beliefs Comix </li></ul><ul><li>Speechable </li></ul>
  22. 23. TALKING CARTOONS! <ul><li>Blabberize - Upload a photo and select the mouth.  Then record your voice. </li></ul><ul><li>Voki - Create a talking avatar. </li></ul><ul><li>Xtranormal - Type what you want our characters to say. </li></ul><ul><li>Gizmoz  - Upload a photo and then select background and hair. </li></ul>
  23. 24. ONLINE POSTERS! <ul><li>Glogster.com – no ink, paper, collaborative. Can add video and hyperlinks </li></ul>
  24. 25. Roving Reporters! <ul><li>Kids take photos and create quick articles about the day’s events or a special field trip or activity </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>The Daily Planet  - Tony Vincent's 5th Grade Roving Reporters from 2003-2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Fairbury, NE 6th Grade Roving Reporters </li></ul><ul><li>The Daily Blog  - 5th graders in California </li></ul><ul><li>The Learning Zone Blog  - 4th graders in California </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate Class Log  - Roving reporter articles from Handhelds in Teaching & Learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Also read their  individual blogs . </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs  - A great place for students to type their article and to share it with the teacher.  </li></ul>
  25. 26. LET YOUR STUDENTS DECIDE! <ul><li>Endless choices of end products: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a slideshow in PowerPoint,  OpenOffice ,  Google Docs , or  SlideRocket . </li></ul><ul><li>Use Word or a graphics program to design a brochure or poster. </li></ul><ul><li>Create an interactive game in PowerPoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Make a presentation using  Prezi . </li></ul><ul><li>Tell a story using Microsoft PhotoStory (free for Windows) </li></ul><ul><li>Author a comic strip using  Comiqs , or  Super Action Comic Maker . </li></ul><ul><li>Make a movie using  MovieMaker . </li></ul><ul><li>Create a narrated slide show using  PhotoStory or  VoiceThread . </li></ul><ul><li>Record a radio show using  Audacity . </li></ul><ul><li>Author a website, blog, or wiki. Places to do this include  Google Sites ,  Blogger , and  PBwiki . </li></ul><ul><li>Create a glog, a virtual online poster at  Glogster . </li></ul><ul><li>Combine voice with an image at  Blabberize  or  StoryBlender . </li></ul><ul><li>Draw an animation using  Ajax Animator ,  Xtranormal , or  Aniboom . </li></ul>
  26. 27. This is but a brief snapshot in time of a current assortment of Web 2.0 tools available to educators. Submitted by Cheryl Corrigan November 2009 Northwood Elementary Media Specialist