The web 2 world duffield oct 09


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    1. 1. The Web 2.0 World Duffield – October 2, 2009 Nicole Lakusta Educational Technology Facilitator
    2. 2. <ul><li>How can we engage students’ learning more meaningfully and personally – that is, in ways that hook into their everyday experiences and that build on their current knowledge using technology? </li></ul>
    4. 4. Web 2.0 link for teachers <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Students Must Be: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborators </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesizers </li></ul><ul><li>Explainers </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solvers </li></ul>
    5. 6. WIKI 101 <ul><li>What is a WIKI? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we WIKI? </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogical Classroom Use of WIKIs </li></ul><ul><li>WIKI assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Now it’s YOUR turn! </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce to your Class </li></ul>
    6. 7. WIKI info <ul><li>It is an easy to use editable website designed for collaboration. </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone with a shared wiki password can edit the content anytime. </li></ul>
    7. 8. Why Do We Wiki? <ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used on older computers </li></ul><ul><li>Any internet connection (dial up, DSL, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to set up and use </li></ul><ul><li>“ Think Pair Share” for the computer </li></ul><ul><li>Student engagement, motivation and leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher can control who joins/edits and sees the WIKI </li></ul><ul><li>A great area to store digital artifacts </li></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Samples Intro
    9. 10. Pedagogical Use Of Wikis In The Classroom
    10. 11. Lesson Summaries <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> – Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> - Math 12 Outcomes Portfolio </li></ul></ul>
    11. 12. Notes collaboration <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    12. 13. Concept introduction and exploratory projects <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    13. 14. Learning and sharing <ul><ul><li>Class discussion in any subject. For example, Language Arts – “What are modern examples of books/movies/songs inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet?” You students can join the wiki conversation AND you can invite other classes to join if you like. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary . Two different subjects and teachers can join to create one wiki. For example, one teacher can start a wiki page on Cinco de Mayo and students studying Mexico in history can write about it from a historical point of view and students from Spanish class can write about it from a cultural point of view. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer Editing – have students post their essays/projects on the wiki. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Paper – set up a wiki page for students to add their research (follow through edits). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki communications – connect with another country that speaks the target language and have students exchange info about each other’s cultures through the wiki. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 15. Learning and sharing <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    15. 16. Individual assessments <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    16. 17. Rewards <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    17. 18. Where Can you Create WIKIs? <ul><ul><li>make sure to say that you are an educator so that the ads are turned off for free! </li></ul></ul>
    18. 19. How Does a WIKI work? <ul><ul><li>Page view (permissions can be set for anyone and for private members only) and editing (permissions can be set to public for anyone, or for members only or admin only) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notify Me </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing your space – permissions, adding members, locking pages, add video, widgets, pictures, polls….. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>See - </li></ul>
    19. 20. WIKI ASSESSMENT <ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative effort </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Several participants have contributed. Wikis are collaborative. Each person brings their strengths and contributes things that they are good at to the project. (Easily seen in history.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visual appeal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics are used as needed and add to the message. Graphics are not distracting and used where needed to further explain a topic. If does not look cluttered. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A table of contents is used, headings and underlines are used appropriately. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An effective wiki hyperlinks sources and gives readers additional information about the topic. Make sure that you have checked your hyperlinks and that they work. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Original, intelligent wording </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The effective wiki summarizes information but never copies it! (Cite your sources.) The wording is intelligent and meaningful and jargon is not used. Wikis may be read by a global audience and authors must keep that in mind. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spelling, grammar, punctuation </li></ul><ul><li>Completion of topic assignment </li></ul>
    20. 21. <ul><li>Flat Classroom Rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Semester Assessment </li></ul>
    21. 22. NOW IT’S YOUR TURN!!!!
    22. 27. Introduce To Your Class <ul><li>Incorporate wiki into your course outline </li></ul><ul><li>Create a framework for students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homepage, criteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blank group pages, topic pages, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Introduce wiki in class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Due dates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topology of wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have students do each criteria in class as a trial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed all types of media </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Schedule time to work on wiki in-class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit procrastination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss general observations to whole class </li></ul></ul>
    23. 28. Thank You <ul><li>Powerpoint available on SLITech project site – Shared Documents </li></ul>