Web 2.0 tools for teachers of ELLs- Questar III

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This presentation was designed for ELL teachers to integrate Web 2.0 tools in their classrooms and was facilitated by Kelly Schermerhorn.

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Web 2.0 tools for teachers of ELLs- Questar III

  1. 1. Web 2.0 tools for Teachers of ELLs-Questar III Kelly Schermerhorn February 17, 2011 Room 2 3:45- 5:45 PM
  2. 2. Essential Question for the day? <ul><li>What does technology integration look like? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you looking for today? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I share this information with others? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Web 2.0 is … <ul><li>“ The whole generation of ideas and needs to be presented graphically.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web 1.0 Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>One-way Two-way Authoritarian Democratic Passive Active Static Dynamic Closed  Collaborative   </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why Web 2.0 tools? <ul><li>It’s about users and content, not just surfing the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Active collaboration and not passive viewing </li></ul><ul><li>Do you use Web 2.0 tools? If so, what? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Slideshare.net <ul><li>Slideshare.net is a free (mostly) web-based service that allows you to upload your presentations for others to view and download. You can get ideas from others-if you do use other’s ideas, give credit and make sure the presentation is NOT copyrighted. (No word-for-word copying) </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare link </li></ul>
  7. 7. Teacher Tube <ul><li>Free account </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher tube link </li></ul><ul><li>Online community to upload your videos or search for them </li></ul><ul><li>Channels to search for specific topics/subjects, documents, photos, groups, resources </li></ul>
  8. 9. Del.icio.us <ul><li>Free account </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based online book marking site-your own personal repository to save articles, URLs ,etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Share your bookmarks with others (My Network) or recommend to others </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark by “tagging” the item or see what others think is popular </li></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us link </li></ul><ul><li>My username is kschermerhorn-add me to your network and get my bookmarks </li></ul>
  9. 11. Super Teacher Tools <ul><li>Free account </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of free review games, classroom management software, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Free, easy Jeopardy game maker-a MUST have </li></ul><ul><li>Requires use of flash </li></ul><ul><li>Classroomupdate.com-free teacher website creator </li></ul><ul><li>Super Teacher Tools link </li></ul>
  10. 13. Money Instructor <ul><li>Money lessons and related featured articles Money saving tips, informational resources and materials for teaching anything related to money </li></ul><ul><li>(try the “check writing lesson”-there are printables, an interactive lesson on how to write a check and how to keep a check register </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher/Parent portal- suggested use with Adult Ed. </li></ul><ul><li>Money Instructor link </li></ul>
  11. 15. Digital Dialects <ul><li>60 different language learning games in one place! </li></ul><ul><li>Free account/site </li></ul><ul><li>Some basic sections: games, verb section, advanced, spelling, bookshop (not all choices are available in each of the 60 languages) *the more “popular” the language, more items available </li></ul><ul><li>Digital dialects Link </li></ul><ul><li>Requires flash player </li></ul>
  12. 17. Vocab Ahead <ul><li>Building vocabulary using short videos; pronounces and defines each word with a picture and example in a sentence to explain </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested use with SAT or GRE preparation, also use with ESL/ELL </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher portal that helps you to customize vocabulary for your students (lists, widget for your blog, have students help with building of list) </li></ul><ul><li>Vocab ahead link </li></ul>
  13. 19. Edmodo <ul><li>Free account </li></ul><ul><li>Secure social learning network-sign up as a student or teacher (parent sign up with code) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a work group with your class, add content to your online library, connect with other teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Assign/post assignments or submit a poll for response </li></ul><ul><li>Send alerts to all in group-great reminder tool! </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar tab </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo link </li></ul>
  14. 21. Do you Google? <ul><li>If you do not Google, you should try it! </li></ul><ul><li>There are TONS of free resources available on Google, such as News (which you can translate into other languages), Wonderwheel (looking up a topic and want all the information on that topic), iGoogle (your own personal learning network) and Docs (for online, real time collaboration). </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs, Books and Photos-oh my! The wonderful things we could learn by using Google. </li></ul>
  15. 22. Follow up to this session… <ul><li>How shall we do this? </li></ul><ul><li>My contact information is on the last slide </li></ul><ul><li>My Google contact info is: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Would you like more integration information? I will be available through the BETAC. </li></ul>
  16. 23. Resources <ul><li>Images.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Kathy Schrock: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/edtools.html </li></ul><ul><li>SMARTBoard resources, Kelly Schermerhorn </li></ul><ul><li>www.teachertube.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.delicious.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.superteachertools.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.moneyinstructor.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.digitaldialects.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.vocabahead.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.edmodo.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net </li></ul>
  17. 24. Contact Information <ul><li>Kelly Schermerhorn </li></ul><ul><li>518-479-6847 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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