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Is there an app for that?
UsingWeb 2.0 in your classroom.
“Students, regardless of community
demographics, socio-economic backgrounds,
gender and grade, tell us year after year tha...
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Today:
• Introduction:Web 2.0 tools and their
corresponding apps
• Create online learning environments
• Goal: increase ...
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About Me: Noelle Morris
Teachable Subjects:
English, Social Sciences, Communication
Technology
Currently:
Masters of Edu...
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What students are doing:
Collaborating
Sharing
Networking
Exploring
Connecting
Creating
Publishing
Our goal: bring 21st
century learning to our
students, both in and out of the classroom.
+Uruguay:
395,000 children have
the XO computer.
Cost: $185 (USD)
http://laptop.org/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFZ0z5Fm-
Ng
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Media Converters
 iDesktop.tv: http://www.idesktop.tv/index.html / 5 conversions
daily (video only)
 Media Converter: ...
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Wordpress
 http://wordpress.com/
Wordpress is a free blogging tool, publishing platform,
and learning management system...
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Dropbox
 https://www.dropbox.com
 Online back up,file sync,and file sharing.
 Storage: 2GB of online storage for free...
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Quizlet
 http://quizlet.com/
 Create interactive flashcards with words and images, access
preexisting flashcards from ...
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Word Clouds
 http://www.wordle.net/
 Pre-reading
 Word cloud word walls
 Presentation prompts
 Free-writing
 Curre...
http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/8/view/11993/dirk-schachter-typomaps.html
dirk schächter
dirk schächter
Dave Murray
http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs
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Online screen recorders
 http://www.screentoaster.com/
 http://www.screenjelly.com/
No apps here!
Instead, post your s...
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Hyperwords
 http://www.hyperwords.net/
 This Firefox plug-in allows you to right click on any word on a
webpage and in...
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RSS Feed
 http://www.google.com/reader
 RSS: Really simple syndication - information being posted
that you can subscri...
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Prezi
 http://prezi.com/
 Zooming presentation editor - alternative to PowerPoint and
KeyNote
 Present online or down...
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SlideShare
 http://www.slideshare.net
 PowerPoint users can upload and share their presentations
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Additional Resources
 http://web20classroom.blogspot.com/
 http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
 http://www.edutechinteg...
"My teachers don't have to know where to
click. I can teach them that. I just want them to
teach me the parts that I'm not...
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An introduction to various Web 2.0 tools and their corresponding apps. Our goal is to create online learning environments and ideally increase the engagement and achievement levels of our students.

Featured tools: Wordpress, media converters, Dropbox, Quizlet, word clouds, online screen recorders, Hyperwords, RSS feeds, Prezi, Slideshare.

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Is there an app for that? Web 2.0 in the classroom.

  1. 1. + Is there an app for that? UsingWeb 2.0 in your classroom.
  2. 2. “Students, regardless of community demographics, socio-economic backgrounds, gender and grade, tell us year after year that the lack of sophisticated use of emerging technology tools in school is, in fact, holding back their education and in many ways, disengaging them from learning.” Speak Up 2009 National Findings
  3. 3. + Today: • Introduction:Web 2.0 tools and their corresponding apps • Create online learning environments • Goal: increase engagement and achievement levels of your students • Remember: it’s about the SKILLS and not the TOOLS
  4. 4. + About Me: Noelle Morris Teachable Subjects: English, Social Sciences, Communication Technology Currently: Masters of Education (University of Windsor) Graphic Designer / Marketing (Bridges Canada) Research Assistant (Canadian Forces) Three Words to Describe Myself: Facilitator, lifelong learner, information junkie
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  7. 7. What students are doing: Collaborating Sharing Networking Exploring Connecting Creating Publishing
  8. 8. Our goal: bring 21st century learning to our students, both in and out of the classroom.
  9. 9. +Uruguay: 395,000 children have the XO computer. Cost: $185 (USD) http://laptop.org/
  10. 10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFZ0z5Fm- Ng
  11. 11. + Media Converters  iDesktop.tv: http://www.idesktop.tv/index.html / 5 conversions daily (video only)  Media Converter: http://mediaconverter.org/ / 5 conversions daily (video/audio)  FLVto: http://flvto.com / 10 conversions daily (video/audio)  ClipNabber (useful for Vimeo videos): http://clipnabber.com/ If you want to use videos on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad, make sure that you download mp4 files. Mp4 files are Apple-compatible.
  12. 12. + Wordpress  http://wordpress.com/ Wordpress is a free blogging tool, publishing platform, and learning management system.  WordPress application for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad Cost: free http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/wordpress/id335703880?mt=8
  13. 13. + Dropbox  https://www.dropbox.com  Online back up,file sync,and file sharing.  Storage: 2GB of online storage for free, with up to 100GB available ($$$).  Syncs files of any size or type across different operating systems.  Automatic online backup with 30 days of undo history. Dropbox (iPhone, iPod Touch, & iPad) Cost: free http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/dropbox/id327630330?mt=8
  14. 14. + Quizlet  http://quizlet.com/  Create interactive flashcards with words and images, access preexisting flashcards from other users, combine multiple sets of flashcards, print flashcards and terms, and create a group for collaborative studying and live chat. Touchcards Free - Flash cards from the top sites (iPhone, iPod Touch, & iPad) Cost: free http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/touchcards-free-flash-cards/id322156438?mt= Flashcard Touch (iPhone, iPod Touch, & iPad) Cost: $4.99 http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/flashcard-touch/id351542950?mt=8  
  15. 15. + Word Clouds  http://www.wordle.net/  Pre-reading  Word cloud word walls  Presentation prompts  Free-writing  Current events  Audible word clouds WordMap Free Cost: free http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/wordmap-free/id355457365?mt=8  http://www.tagxedo.com  All About Me  Vocabulary  Classroom polls  Character traits analysis  Identify nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc.
  16. 16. http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/8/view/11993/dirk-schachter-typomaps.html dirk schächter
  17. 17. dirk schächter
  18. 18. Dave Murray http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs
  19. 19. + Online screen recorders  http://www.screentoaster.com/  http://www.screenjelly.com/ No apps here! Instead, post your screen recording on YouTube and then use one of the media converters to download it for your mobile device.
  20. 20. + Hyperwords  http://www.hyperwords.net/  This Firefox plug-in allows you to right click on any word on a webpage and instantly access/share relevant information via search engines, search results, social networking, and more. Hyperwords lets any word can become interactive and accessible.  Disclaimer: this will only work within Firefox web browsers.
  21. 21. + RSS Feed  http://www.google.com/reader  RSS: Really simple syndication - information being posted that you can subscribe to as it is posted live.  ***For Google Reader, you will need a Google account. MobileRSS Free ~ Google RSS News Reader (iPhone & iPod Touch) Cost: free http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mobilerss-free-google-rss/id333925239?mt=8 MobileRSS Pro ~ Google RSS News Reader (iPhone & iPod Touch) Cost: $2.99 http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/mobilerss-pro-google-rss-news/id325594202?mt=8 MobileRSS HD ~ Google RSS News Reader (iPad) Cost: $4.99 http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/mobilerss-hd-google-rss-news/id375300540?mt=8
  22. 22. + Prezi  http://prezi.com/  Zooming presentation editor - alternative to PowerPoint and KeyNote  Present online or download for offline use (but without the editing functions)  Ideal for non-linear thinkers  Prezi Edu Pro: work entirely offline. $59.00/year.
  23. 23. + SlideShare  http://www.slideshare.net  PowerPoint users can upload and share their presentations
  24. 24. + Additional Resources  http://web20classroom.blogspot.com/  http://www.freetech4teachers.com/  http://www.edutechintegration.com/  http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/  http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/  http://www.classroom20.com/  http://www.edutopia.org/  http://www.medialit.org/  http://www.globaleducationconference.com/
  25. 25. "My teachers don't have to know where to click. I can teach them that. I just want them to teach me the parts that I'm not thinking about yet." (Kajder, 2007)

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