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Web 2.0 Toolbox

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Web 2.0 toolbox presentation summer 2009

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Web 2.0 Toolbox

  1. 1. TechSpan 2009 Chavez High School Marty Daniel Secondary Web 2.0 Toolbox
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Cyber Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary Ed Tech wiki </li></ul><ul><li>HISD Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Elementary Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 data tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordle and Graphic novel design tools for ELA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data and Graphing tools for Math, Science, SS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual algebra tiles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional information on the wiki </li></ul>
  3. 3. SecondaryEdTech.wikispaces.com <ul><li>Create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Join </li></ul><ul><li>Edit a page </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in a discussion </li></ul>
  4. 5. Make your own <ul><li>www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Choose username, password, & enter email </li></ul><ul><li>Make a Space? Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a wiki name </li></ul><ul><li>Select visibility – Public or Private </li></ul><ul><li>Certify space is educational </li></ul><ul><li>Click Join </li></ul>
  5. 6. Google Docs <ul><li>Use your HISD username </li></ul>
  6. 7. Google Docs Documents, Spreadsheets, Forms, Presentations, & Calendar
  7. 8. Google Docs - Advantages <ul><li>Work from any computer </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate—multiple editors, students can work together </li></ul><ul><li>Changes/edits seen immediately </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic saves </li></ul>
  8. 9. Google Docs - Advantages <ul><li>Revert to previous versions </li></ul><ul><li>Collect Forms data quick & easy </li></ul><ul><li>Students access class presentations & rubrics from home </li></ul><ul><li>No Google account needed to view docs or send forms - only to edit </li></ul>
  9. 10. Google Docs - Examples <ul><li>Class or Cluster Newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Class or Cluster Calendars </li></ul><ul><li>Project guidelines or rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative projects—organize, manage, collaborate! </li></ul><ul><li>Forms for gathering information </li></ul><ul><li>On-line quizzes as forms </li></ul>
  10. 11. HISD Documents <ul><li>Create your own </li></ul><ul><li>Share and Publish as a web page! </li></ul><ul><li>More info… </li></ul>
  11. 12. HISD Calendar <ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own </li></ul><ul><li>HISD Dates Calendar - http:// www.google.com/calendar/hosted/houstonisd.org/embed?src =houstonisd.org_leo12h8a54cnpluf9bltc0sd9o%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Chicago </li></ul>
  12. 13. Google Apps
  13. 14. Data Representation <ul><li>Wordle and Graphic novel design tools for ELA </li></ul><ul><li>Data and Graphing tools for Math, Science, SS </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual algebra tiles </li></ul>
  14. 15. Web 2.0 Toolbox Appendix
  15. 16. Classroom 2.0 Selecting a wiki Wiki Ideas Clairvoy Blogs Blogger Forums & Message Boards Ning inEducation WikiSpaces Wikis Blogs 21 Classes
  16. 17. Why blog? <ul><li>Use to post daily information – assignments, events, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Publish student work – podcasts, documents, slideshows. </li></ul><ul><li>Put up a blog post on a specific issue and invite students to contribute comments. </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly newsletters for parents </li></ul>
  17. 18. Where to blog? <ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress </li></ul><ul><li>Clairvoy Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>21 Classes </li></ul>
  18. 19. 21 Classes <ul><ul><li>www.21classes.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed for classroom use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dual-Layer system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom (outer layer) area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collection of student blogs (inner layer) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can setup class layer as public for assignment notifications, but users must authenticate to see student blogs </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Wikis <ul><li>Collaborate – you and students </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive assignments </li></ul><ul><li>History of revisions – archive </li></ul><ul><li>Structure flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces for Teachers – Add free </li></ul>
  20. 21. Ning <ul><li>Communication 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of membership </li></ul><ul><li>Easy setup </li></ul><ul><li>Ad Free for audiences under 15 yrs </li></ul>
  21. 22. Create a Blog <ul><li>www.21classes.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click Sign up for free </li></ul>
  22. 23. Create a Blog <ul><li>Fill out registration form </li></ul><ul><li>Make your blog name simple </li></ul><ul><ul><li>msdaniel.21classes.com </li></ul></ul>
  23. 24. Create a Blog <ul><li>Finish filling all the information , and click </li></ul>
  24. 25. Create a Blog <ul><li>From the Dashboard: </li></ul><ul><li>Layouts define the look of the class & default student layout </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Homepage sets up the “outer” blog area </li></ul><ul><li>View Portal - see what visitors & students will see </li></ul><ul><li>Student Accounts - create & edit students accounts or login as a student </li></ul>
  25. 26. Create a Blog <ul><li>Welcome text/about edits the welcome page </li></ul><ul><li>Categories sort your blog posts (assignments, reviews, etc…) </li></ul><ul><li>New entry allows you to enter a new post </li></ul>
  26. 27. Create a Blog <ul><li>Student’s blog settings area -handle new material </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct post </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review new material/comments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Review of entries and comments options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure nothing inappropriate is posted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires additional time </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. Create a Blog - Registration <ul><li>Allow students to self-register or teacher created accounts </li></ul><ul><li>21classes will allow you to filter to allow only from one domain </li></ul><ul><li>Use “approve all new accounts” feature to prevent bogus accounts </li></ul>
  28. 29. Blog Ideas <ul><li>Student journaling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher creates a writing prompt on the main classroom page, and students respond to the comment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good practice to have comments set to blog users only so you only have your students commenting. </li></ul></ul>

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