Connecting Web 2.0 with learning


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While I was making this slideshow as an intro to a a hands-on workshop on getting teachers to use web 2 tools in their classrooms, I got a slideshow from Holyrae (see favs) which connected the "why" we should use web 2.0 tools with learning (for me anyway!). Thanx holyrae!

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  • Connecting Web 2.0 with learning

    1. 1. School 2.0 webbie-2- web-shop Maggie Verster (BSc HED Bed Hons A+ CIW Ass) Lifelong learner Presents
    2. 2. Why am I (You) here?
    3. 3. Who are our future learner’s??
    4. 4. Are we ready to teach them??
    5. 5. What is learning in the 21 st century?
    6. 6. What skills and knowledge do they need 4 the future?
    7. 7. Were do we come from? “When I was growing up…” <ul><li>Source: </li></ul>
    8. 8. Digital Natives: “Born into Technology” <ul><li>Source: </li></ul>
    9. 9. Dynamic World <ul><li>Dynamic School  </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic Teachers  </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic Parents  </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic learners  </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic learning ??? </li></ul>
    10. 11. What is Dynamic Learning? <ul><li>Based on social constructionist pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Active learning in a social context taking place in a learning environment with smart and interactive tools </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic from: (Terry Wassall) </li></ul><ul><li>Source: </li></ul>21 st Century Toolbox
    11. 12. Web 2.0
    12. 13. Why implement Dynamic Learning? <ul><li>Accommodate new learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Teach 21 st Century Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manipulating 21 st century tools </li></ul></ul>Source:
    13. 14. All About Digital Natives <ul><li>Accelerated development as a result of interactive media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cognitive intelligence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reasoning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Autonomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sense of Self (Tapscott, 1998) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adolescents develop abstract thinking skills in middle school – as a result of acceleration this may be happening younger </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to multitask and take in a variety of information streams (Rainie, 2006; McHugh, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of awareness of consequences associated with technological actions (Rainie, 2005) </li></ul>Source:
    14. 15. Digital Natives & Neomillenials <ul><li>Think, learn and communicate differently than digital immigrants (Prensky, 2001, 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Have sophisticated learning styles and strengths – they expect individualized instruction (Dede, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>They need to “look under the hood of something to know how it works” and consider themselves the authority on technology , rather than their teachers (Tapscott, 1998) </li></ul>Source:
    15. 16. 8 Shifts for Interactive Learning <ul><li>from linear to hypermedia </li></ul><ul><li>from instruction to construction and discovery </li></ul><ul><li>from teacher-centered to learner-centered education </li></ul><ul><li>from absorbing material to learning how to navigate and how to learn </li></ul><ul><li>from school to lifelong learning </li></ul><ul><li>from one-size-fits-all to customized learning </li></ul><ul><li>from learning as torture to learning as fun </li></ul><ul><li>from the teacher as transmitter to the teacher as facilitator (Tapscott, 1998) </li></ul>Source:
    16. 17. My learning-scape <ul><li>Masters “class” at UJ (PD) </li></ul><ul><li>K12 online conference (PD) </li></ul><ul><li>Scope webinar (PD) </li></ul><ul><li>My communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook (Fun & PD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT-4-champions (PD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NING (PD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maths lit & FET maths </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My peers on Skype /IM/ Meebo </li></ul><ul><li>…… My blogs (see ) </li></ul><ul><li>…… My tags (see ) </li></ul><ul><li>…… My slideshare ….. </li></ul>
    17. 18. Create your own learning ecology <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>ICT-4-champions </li></ul>