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Blast cool tools nets t 2

  1. 1. Cool Web 2.0 Tools (and they’re FREE) <ul><ul><ul><li>Charlottesville City Schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BLAST Academy </li></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 2. To support the development of a technology-enriched, relevant curriculum and effective delivery of the instruction as foundations for addressing diverse 21st century learners. <ul><li>To provide access to 21st Century content (global awareness, civic involvement, financial literacy, and health awareness) as integrated into core content areas and electives. </li></ul>To employ technology in ways that improve teaching and learning through increased student engagement using a variety of Web 2.0 tools to stimulate creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking. GOALS:
  3. 3. What is Web 2.0 ? <ul><li>Making the transition from being a consumer of web content to being a producer. Examples of Web 2.0 tools include websites in which the user can interact rather than just read, such as social networking sites, blogs, wikis, video sharing, etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. NETS T Standard #1 Facilitate & Inspire Student Learning and Creativity <ul><li>Wordle -  51 Interesting Ways to Use Wordle in the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Other sites like Wordle: </li></ul><ul><li>www.wordsift.com www.tagxedo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.tagul.com www.worditout.com </li></ul><ul><li>Diigo - Organize the Web for Your Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging for Social Good  - (Not sure whether you need a Blog a Wiki or a Doc? Read on!) </li></ul><ul><li>Google Apps - a suite of collaboration tools </li></ul><ul><li>Glogster –online interactive posters </li></ul>
  5. 5. NETS T Standard #2 Design & Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences & Assessments <ul><li>Google Earth & Google Lit Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Post work to You Tube or other video sharing sites </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes / iTunes U </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Rubrics </li></ul>
  6. 6. NETS T Standard #3 Model Digital Age Work & Learning <ul><li>Prezis , Animoto and Blabberize for </li></ul><ul><li>dynamic presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis for collaboration  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. NETS T Standard #4 Promote & Model Digital Citizenship & Responsibility VoiceThread - teach appropriate use and publication Pixton - cartooning against cyberbullying Voki - animations as PSAs <ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul>
  8. 8. Standard #5 Engage in Professional Growth & Leadership <ul><li>Developing and Maintaining a PLN (Professional Learning Network) </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter & TweetDeck </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader & RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Backchannelling </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber PD & Archived presentations – </li></ul>
  9. 9. Time to Reflect and Share…… <ul><li>Use the Moodle Chat feature to reflect on which tool or tools most pique your interest or spark an idea you might use in your content area. </li></ul>

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