Nelms Presentation Web 2.0 Tools For Classroom Instruction


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  • Nelms Presentation Web 2.0 Tools For Classroom Instruction

    1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools for Classroom Instruction Neal Sonnenberg Curriculum Coordinator Math and Business Virtual High School Global Consortium
    2. 2. Today’s Presentation <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>What is Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Why should you care about Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-What are the tools? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- How can you use them in your class? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
    3. 3. About VHS <ul><li>Non-profit, with 12 years in online education </li></ul><ul><li>Over 12,000 students in 2008-9 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Veterinary Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematics of Electricity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gods of CNN:The Power of Modern Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criminology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oceanography: A virtual semester at sea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Mandarin </li></ul></ul><ul><li>520 member schools </li></ul><ul><li>Almost 300 classes offered including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Number Theory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Algebra </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World War II through the Eyes of Dr. Seuss </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Teenage Brain – What’s Going on in there? </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. About VHS <ul><li>In 30 states </li></ul><ul><li>And 39 countries </li></ul>
    5. 5. I’d like to ask the audience .. <ul><li>Who are you? </li></ul><ul><li>Your expertise with web tools and web 2.0? </li></ul>
    6. 6. Spectrum of Technology Use <ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Internet for Research </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Courses </li></ul>No Technology use in the Classroom Fully Online Courses Word Processor Web Enhanced Classroom Podcasts, Wikis, Blogs
    7. 7. <ul><li>Sage-on-the-Stage </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial age model </li></ul><ul><li>Stand and deliver *same* content to *every* student at *same*time </li></ul><ul><li>Information is finite </li></ul>Teaching 1.0 and Web 1.0 <ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Search and download </li></ul>
    8. 9. Web Applications are the new Desktops
    9. 10. Web 2.0 Tools connect the classroom to the world.
    10. 12. Participatory Web Web 2.0 users add value to applications through use Reproduced with permission from Kirsten Peterson, EdTech Leaders Online . Original reference, &quot; How Virtual Schools are Teaching with Web 2.0 &quot;. Web 1.0 Web 2.0 <ul><li>Read </li></ul><ul><li>Course catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Write </li></ul><ul><li>Ebay , Craigslist (post, edit) </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo (categories) </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr , (tagging, ranking) </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Personal websites </li></ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook , SecondLife </li></ul><ul><li>Consume </li></ul><ul><li>CNBC TV </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute, Create, Participate </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube , TeacherTube </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized </li></ul><ul><li>Boston Globe </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralized </li></ul><ul><li>Google News (aggregator) </li></ul><ul><li>Web as Browser </li></ul><ul><li>Netscape </li></ul><ul><li>Web as Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Google (tools) </li></ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul><ul><li>IRS Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia (change in content creation) </li></ul>
    11. 13. <ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul><ul><li>The Read Web </li></ul><ul><li>Static Web pages </li></ul><ul><li>Use search engines to surf the net </li></ul><ul><li>Html coding </li></ul><ul><li>Programming skills </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic design skills </li></ul><ul><li>Creation done by a few people </li></ul><ul><li>Digitization of existing knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>The read/write web </li></ul><ul><li>Web only applications </li></ul><ul><li>Information is served to the user </li></ul><ul><li>User interacts with the content </li></ul><ul><li>Online creation is simplified </li></ul><ul><li>User can focus on ideas, creativity, collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Users can combine information from variety of sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Mass participation </li></ul>
    12. 14. Blog Blog Blog Blog Blog Blog Blog Blog Blog Blog Blog Blog Mark James Normand Mark James Normand Presented by Developed by Mark James Normand
    13. 17. Generation “C” Collaborator Creator Critical Thinker
    14. 18. How do I get started?
    15. 19. How do I get started? One Tool at a Time!
    16. 20. What happens to traditional approaches to teaching and learning?
    17. 21. into the curriculum embedded
    18. 22. into the curriculum embedded
    19. 23. Big Six Web 2.0 Tools <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Photosharing </li></ul>
    20. 24. Blogs <ul><li>Fancy name for a journal </li></ul><ul><li>Lets see how you can use blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class introductions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis of artwork </li></ul></ul>
    21. 25. into the curriculum embedded
    22. 26. Wiki’s <ul><li>Wikis in Simple English ( </li></ul><ul><li>Collection of web pages that can be modified by anyone </li></ul><ul><li>Great for collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Lets see how you can use wiki’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></ul>
    23. 27. into the curriculum embedded
    24. 28. Podcasting <ul><li>If you can speak .. You can podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Lets see how you can use podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jingles, commercials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternative learning via iTunesU </li></ul></ul>
    25. 29. into the curriculum embedded
    26. 30. into the curriculum embedded
    27. 31. RSS <ul><li>RSS – Rich Site Summary </li></ul><ul><li>(Really Simple Syndication) </li></ul><ul><li>How might you use this? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To track students use in blogs or wikis </li></ul></ul>
    28. 32. into the curriculum embedded
    29. 33. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>A method to store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web pages </li></ul><ul><li>How might you use this: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up certain websites that your students must use for presentations/research, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a class list or resources (students find and add to) </li></ul></ul>
    30. 34. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>All urls from this presentation available at: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    31. 35. into the curriculum embedded
    32. 36. Photosharing <ul><li>Place for students to share photographs or pictures from web </li></ul><ul><li>How can I use this? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students create portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create virtual museum tours </li></ul></ul>
    33. 37. into the curriculum embedded
    34. 38. But wait .. There’s still more <ul><li>Vokis </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Creation </li></ul>
    35. 39. Vokis <ul><li>Avatars you can create that represent self or famous people </li></ul><ul><li>How can you use? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students role play using historical characters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students create new characters that represent themselves </li></ul></ul>
    36. 40. Maps <ul><li>To create a geographical representation of data </li></ul><ul><li>How to use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plot battles of Civil War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show all fast food restaurants in a 10 mile radius of your school </li></ul></ul>
    37. 41. into the curriculum embedded Maps Maps
    38. 42. Digital Storytelling <ul><li>Let your story be told in a dynamic multimedia format </li></ul><ul><li>How you can use this </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To spruce up presentations, book reports, etc </li></ul></ul>
    39. 43. into the curriculum embedded
    40. 44. Newspaper Clipping Generator <ul><li>To revisit the past or to visit the future </li></ul><ul><li>How you can use this </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English projects </li></ul></ul>
    41. 45. into the curriculum embedded The Newspaper Clipping Generator
    42. 46. Audio <ul><li>How can I use this? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students add narration to powerpoint slides and post at </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Threaded voice discussion at </li></ul></ul>
    43. 47. into the curriculum embedded We are here …
    44. 48. <ul><li>It's not about the technology ... it's about the pedagogy these new technologies facilitate. </li></ul>
    45. 49. VHS Best Practices Classes <ul><li> and click on Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Web-enhanced Classroom prepares face-to-face teachers to incorporate online resources into their classroom instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0: Collaborative Instruction prepares teachers to use Web 2.0 tools to generate new and exciting learning experiences for students of all abilities and learning styles. </li></ul><ul><li>Classes start 4/15/09 </li></ul>
    46. 50. <ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Neal Sonnenberg [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Visit our website: </li></ul>To learn more about VHS and Web 2.0