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Popular social tools in the classroom use

  1. 1. Co-funded by the European Union , through the Comenius Programme Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  2. 2. Structure <ul><li>Web 2.0 tools for education </li></ul><ul><li>Generic Scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Generating Scenarios </li></ul><ul><li>Using tools inside the classroom </li></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  3. 3. Flickr http://www.flickr.com Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  4. 4. Functionalities <ul><li>Flickr.com offers a free registration that allows the user to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload pictures (with MB limit per month) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize them in sets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share them </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
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  6. 6. Activity ideas <ul><li>Encourage pupils to document a classroom activity and upload material on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Assign them a subject and ask them to produce/retrieve pictures to support this </li></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  7. 7. Youtube http://www.youtube.com Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  8. 8. Functionalities <ul><li>With a free registration, Youtube allows the users to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload their videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rate & comment videos uploaded by others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search through all the videos (no subscription needed to do that) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share the videos retrieved in other Web 2.0 tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  9. 9. Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  10. 10. Activity ideas <ul><li>Encourage pupils to document a classroom activity and upload a video on Youtube </li></ul><ul><li>Assign them a subject and ask them to produce video to support this and upload it on Youtube </li></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  11. 11. delicious http://delicious.com Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  12. 12. Functionalities <ul><li>With a free subscription, the user can utilize delicious to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>T ag, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S ave, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M anage and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S hare Web pages all in one place </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  13. 13. Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  14. 14. Writeboard http://writeboard.com/ Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  15. 15. Functionalities <ul><li>Writeboard, requires only a user-generated password and a valid e-mail from the user. The user can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a writeboard and set a topic for discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collect other peoples’ feedback in one place </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
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  17. 17. Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  18. 18. Activity ideas <ul><li>Provide your pupils with a topic for discussion – Encourage interaction </li></ul><ul><li>They can log in to the Whiteboard and provide their views </li></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  19. 19. edublogs http://edublogs.org/ Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  20. 20. Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  21. 21. Functionalities <ul><li>Free subscription that provides blogging capabilities for teachers and students. It also offers functionalities for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating and managing blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting, publishing videos and photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting widgets and gadgets </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  22. 22. MyNoteit http://www.mynoteit.com/ Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  23. 23. Functionalities <ul><li>Through a free registration, it helps teachers and students/pupils: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take, edit and share notes online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage tasks & to-do lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep track of their calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay in loop with class groups </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
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  25. 25. Moodle http://moodle.org/ Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  26. 26. Functionalities <ul><li>Moodle is a Free web application that educators can use to create online learning sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting online courses in general </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing assignments and collecting them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing a course structure online </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  27. 27. Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  28. 28. Zoho http://www.zoho.com/ Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  29. 29. Functionalities <ul><li>Zoho sheets is a free tool that offers a full suite of online tools including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word processor, spreadsheets, presentations, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki, planner, chat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invoice, reports, meetings, etc. </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
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  31. 31. Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/ Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  32. 32. Functionalities <ul><li>Through a free subscription, the user can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S hare (publicly or privately) PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add audio to make a webinar </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
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  34. 34. Generic Scenario Steps towards creating a generic scenario using Web 2.0 tools Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  35. 35. Planning <ul><li>Decide on an activity/idea that you would like to teach inside your classroom as a scenario </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This should be related to the topics you teach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try to identify an activity that could support the use of videos, photos, etc. </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  36. 36. Online searching <ul><li>2. Use the aforementioned tools or others you may know of, to find material to support your teaching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images, videos, lesson plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online applications and/or games </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  37. 37. Drafting and implementation <ul><li>3. Create a scenario based on the input collected in the previous step </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documenting the exact material that will be used as well as the exact process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Use this scenario within a class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making necessary revisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering outcomes from students that can be re-used in the scenario </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  38. 38. Sharing <ul><li>5. Use Web 2.0 tools to publish the resources from the scenario as well as the scenario itself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mind the Copyrights there </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  39. 39. Scenario in a nutshell (1/2) <ul><li>Decision to have a lesson on the pollution of the sea </li></ul><ul><li>Use e.g. Flickr and Youtube to find photos and videos and delicious to find relevant lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Adopt the material to draft a scenario </li></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  40. 40. Scenario in a nutshell (2/2) <ul><li>4. Use the scenario in a classroom and gather feedback and outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>5. Publish the material using Web 2.0 tools to make it available </li></ul><ul><li>6. Regularly enhance and revise the scenario(s) produced </li></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  41. 41. Input (Material) Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  42. 42. Outcomes (Material) <ul><li>Using the material in the previous slide, a new scenario is produced </li></ul><ul><li>This scenario can be shared through slideshare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Also, a new video showing the application of the scenario in the classroom can be generated and published on Youtube </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  43. 43. Using Web 2.0 Tools in the classroom <ul><li>Students can be encouraged to use “edublogs”, “writeboard” and “MyNoteit” with the guidance of the teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting a topic of discussion on writeboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opening a blog for a specific lesson in edublogs </li></ul></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  44. 44. Using Web 2.0 Tools in the classroom <ul><li>Using these tools, the teacher can gather feedback and new material to support the implemented scenarios </li></ul>Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom
  45. 45. <ul><li>Dear user, </li></ul><ul><li>please take the time (5 minutes) to help us improve METASCHOOL modules! </li></ul><ul><li>Find the Module Questionnaire here: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>METASCHOOL Portal: http://lreforschools.eun.org/metaschool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find present module (ask your workshop leader, if you are unsure) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scroll to the end of the module description </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill in the Module Questionnaire </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you took part in a METASCHOOL Workshop and this is the last module of your workshop, please ALSO help us improve our METASCHOOL Workshops by completing the Workshop Questionnaire (10 minutes): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>METASCHOOL Portal: http://lreforschools.eun.org/metaschool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Click on a language: </li></ul></ul>Evaluation
  46. 46. Informatics Laboratory Agricultural University of Athens http://infolab-dev.aua.gr/ Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom Popular Social Tools and Scenarios for their use in the classroom

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