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Web 2.0 And English

  1. Connect, Contribute, Collaborate Video: English and Web 2.0:
  2. Back to the Future… The future is here.
  3. Knowledge is power
  4. What is Web 2.0? Tools: Podcasting/Vodcasting Blogs Wikis Tags Rss Aggregators Image sharing Source:
  5. Key Competencies are capabilities people need in order to live, learn, work and contribute as active members of the community. What might this mean for us in the Web 2.0 era?...or even Web 3.0?
  6. Managing Self : “.. enterprising, resourceful , reliable and resilient…” Relating to Others: “..interacting effectively with a diverse range of people in a variety of contexts..” Participating and Contributing : “…active in local, national and global communities…” Thinking : “..actively seek, use, and create knowledge..” Using language, symbols and texts : “..use language to produce texts of all kinds ...confidently use ICT to access and provide information and to communicate with others..” Source: New Zealand Curriculum 2007.
  7. How are Web 2.0 tools being used by English teachers in our region? What are we already doing? Red dots = using with students [write your names on these] Blue dots = Personally aware of or personally use
  8. Finding an individual voice Blogs • Easy to edit, add links, photos • Your own space for reflection on your work • Others can post feedback comments Ideas • Online project journal • Personal (e)portfolio • An alternative to traditional essay writing • Discussion of ideas • Creative writing • Making links to like minded students Digital self-expression
  9. Teaching Examples…   Room 9’s writing spot http://room9writing. blogspot .com/ [Rachel Boyd’s Blog] Tanya Phillips. Aorere College Elizabeth O’Hagan, Aorere College http:// finkspace . wikispaces .com/#tochome1
  10. Hemingway Six word stories: For Sale: baby shoes. Never worn. Flickr: Six Word Story http://www. flickr .com/groups/ sixwordstory /pool/ Berbel and Josef http://www. flickr .com/photos/som3rsault/166679215/in/set-72157594531442973/ Digital stories Digital essays: http://www. teachertube .com/view_video. php ? viewkey =c4e241fcc6d519ea962f Teaching Examples…
  11. Collaboration Wikis • Who controls the ‘knowledge’ is changing • Few technical skills are needed to contribute • Understanding is formed through collaboration and consensus Ideas • Edit or create new Wikipedia articles • Create a wiki for a project • Brainstorm ideas online • Creative writing
  12. Computers get organised RSS feeds - Subscribe to blogs and websites Ideas • Follows developments in a class research project • Subscribe to the latest news Podcasts - Subscribe to audio downloads Ideas • Create broadcasts:- Audio/video diaries, book reviews • Search and research
  13. Point England School: http:// kpetv . blogspot .com/2007/08/ kpe -episode-135- google -eyes.html Teaching Examples…
  14. Willowdale School Teaching Examples…
  15. Making Meaning Source:
  16. The Social Web Search Find Collect Sort Edit Connect Share
  17. The tools we use should not get in the way of the far bigger question - what is your role in your classroom now and will new technologies integrate with it? The chances are they won't, unless you integrate (i.e. change) with them. The main release these tools will offer the teacher is the extension of the classroom beyond the 'nine-to-four': collaborative tools like these offer free and flexible ways to claim back some of the 200 minutes spent online by our kids each night. Source: Ewan McIntosh, Coming of Age [2006]
  18. … and now the future is here …. The Machine is Us/ Ing Us Source: mwesch, March 2007