Introduce yourself. Name School Most interesting thing you’ve learned so far this week What you hope to get out of this session.
And in that way, web 2.0 becomes a perfect fit for us as science educators. A read/write web becomes the ideal support for inquiry-based, constructivist learning. Which is something we all aspire to - with our educational materials, our labs, our courses, and our interactions with students. A way to support our efforts to move away from the passive method of pouring information into student heads and move toward the more active methods where students become participants, producers, and collaborators in their learning.
Stacy Baker’s blog.
A course wiki Students post course notes - sharing them. They correct each other. You get a sense of what their take-homes and insights are. Rich discussions. Post a list of terms they need to know. Challenge them to create a review sheet, based on those terms. Embed photos, videos, links build a course wiki, have students add notes, collaborative repository
Students create, interviews, teacher creates, make a library anticipatory help on tough topic, explain a concept, interview an expert,
Zamzar Way to download video from the internet and have it emailed to you
Google Earth. Great for stories that have a geographical component. Biomes, travelogues, climate change, species diversity,
You download this application from the internet and then when you open it, it accesses the imagery from internet feeds (a mash-up between google search and satellite imagery). I’m going to take you out to show you a movie, demonstrating GE on YouTube. You can create canned trips in Google Earth. Tour video: http://earth.google.com/tour.html Jump out and give a demo.
Pixton Make comics Here’s one I made: http://pixton.com/comic/5fwucqcd
Participatory Media Workshop
Stacy Baker and Robin Heyden