Web 20 And Minilaptops


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Web 20 And Minilaptops

  1. 1. Welcome! Before we begin, you need: - your own laptop - an Internet connection - log-ins for the Web 2.0 sites that were emailed to you Go to www.web20wiki.wikispaces.com and take the pre-workshop survey on the front page. Web 2.0 and Mini-Laptops: A Winning Combination
  2. 2. Welcome! <ul><li>Hope you came ready to learn! </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Me </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Format <ul><li>The wiki www.web20wiki.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Tabbed browsing </li></ul><ul><li>For each section: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brief intro </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands on exploration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tailor this to your own experience and interests </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggested roadmap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick start guides </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Hardware <ul><li>Mini-laptops (aka netbooks) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pros, cons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Things to consider </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battery life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Memory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash vs. hard drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keyboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ports and peripherals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Software  Web 2.0! </li></ul>
  5. 5. FOCUS on specific high-priority curriculum goals!
  6. 6. Classroom Management Tips <ul><li>Use laptops every day </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a classroom wiki (or Moodle) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep laptops on student desks </li></ul><ul><li>Use for differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Develop classroom rules </li></ul><ul><li>Organize with folders </li></ul><ul><li>Follow file naming rules </li></ul><ul><li>Keep track of user names and passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Think about power and make students responsible for charging </li></ul><ul><li>Empower students to solve problems </li></ul>
  7. 8. Web 2.0 <ul><li>What is Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pros and cons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What we’ll cover </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Document sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More (as time permits) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Delicious </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shared multimedia </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Wikis <ul><li>A group web pages that are easy and fast to create and edit </li></ul><ul><li>Explore wikis in education </li></ul><ul><li>Explore Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up an account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join our space and create a page for yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* Create your own wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* Edit a Wikipedia article </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Blogs <ul><li>Online journals that appear in reverse chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>Find some useful blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>Set up Google Reader and subscribe to some blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>* Start your own blog. </li></ul><ul><li>* Mobile blog from your phone. </li></ul><ul><li>* Join Twitter and build your network. </li></ul>10:15-11:00
  10. 11. Document Sharing <ul><li>Online sharing of Office-type and other documents </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Google Doc and share it with someone in class. Collaboratively edit. </li></ul><ul><li>Upload a new document. </li></ul><ul><li>* Set up a survey in Google Docs. </li></ul>12:45-1:30
  11. 12. Social Networks <ul><li>Web-facilitated groups that have common interests and facilitate collaboration through various tools </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for Classroom 2.0. Set up your page, be my friend, and explore! </li></ul>11:00-11:45+
  12. 13. More <ul><li>Sharing and embedding PPTs with Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up an iGoogle page </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking in Delicious </li></ul><ul><li>Edit photos with Photoshop Express </li></ul><ul><li>Share and collaborate in VoiceThread </li></ul><ul><li>Convert files with Zamzar </li></ul>1:30-2:00
  13. 14. Thanks for attending! <ul><li>Karen Fasimpaur K12 Handhelds [email_address] </li></ul>
  14. 15. Welcome! Before we begin, you should have your own laptop, and Internet connection, and log-ins for the Web 2.0 sites that were emailed to you. If you are a “tech beginner” and think you will benefit from more support, please sit on this side of the room. If you are comfortable with technology and think you will need less support, please sit on this side of the room. Web 2.0 and Mini-Laptops: A Winning Combination