Web 2.0 For Principals

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IASA Associate Director Dr. Richard Voltz's presentation to the West Suburban Principal's Conference on May 15, 2009.

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Web 2.0 For Principals

  1. 2. Web 2.0 for Dr. Richard Voltz Associate Director Illinois Association of School Administrators
  2. 3. How many of these terms do you know? <ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul><ul><li>delicious </li></ul><ul><li>ProfCast </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Gcast </li></ul><ul><li>Chacha </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Tinyurl </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>14. Classroom20.com </li></ul><ul><li>15. iTunesU </li></ul><ul><li>16. Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>17. Gotomeeting </li></ul><ul><li>18. Ustream </li></ul><ul><li>19. Wiimote </li></ul><ul><li>20. TED Talks </li></ul><ul><li>21. Jott </li></ul><ul><li>22. Doodle </li></ul><ul><li>23. RSS </li></ul><ul><li>24. Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>25. Lit2Go </li></ul>
  3. 4. Webpage for technology for administrators is http://iasa4u. ning .com Webpage containing tutorial for various technology functions is http: //iasa . wikispaces .com
  4. 5. Slides can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/cnhvhb
  5. 7. My goal is to really have school administrators participate in a Professional Learning Community On-Line so we all can learn from each other.
  6. 8. Because we might not get to it! Summary First!
  7. 9. If I were you…
  8. 10. Make a video podcast
  9. 11. Start your own blog
  10. 12. Start a discussion in your district about 1:1 computing
  11. 13. Modernize your webpage with flash pictures, video and easy to navigate webpages
  12. 14. Have students video and Ustream school board meeting
  13. 15. Start an audio Podcast and update regularly To staff To students To community
  14. 16. Start discussing “ What is the future computer for classroom use?”
  15. 17. Encourage teachers to think outside the box
  16. 18. Put Twitter on your district webpage
  17. 19. Make a video podcast
  18. 29. Let’s make a video podcast <ul><li>Need volunteer(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Answer these questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give a brief introduction of yourself and your job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explain what you like most about your job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell us what you like best about IASBO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell us how you participate (or would like to participate) in a Professional Learning Community for School Business Managers </li></ul></ul>
  19. 30. Start your own blog
  20. 33. Modernize your webpage with flash pictures, video and easy to navigate webpages
  21. 35. Have students video and Ustream school board meeting
  22. 37. Start an audio Podcast and update regularly To staff To students To community
  23. 43. Start discussing “ What is the future computer for classroom use?”
  24. 53. Encourage teachers to think outside the box
  25. 60. Put Twitter on your district webpage
  26. 64. Follow me on Twitter at rvoltz
  27. 67. Do you think students are more engaged outside of school than in school?
  28. 68. What are you doing about it?
  29. 70. What is Web 2.0?
  30. 73. How young professionals say they learn.
  31. 75. “ I can look it up on-line, find an expert and then collaborate with that person on a solution.”
  32. 77. “ If I had to learn something new today the first place I would go is Google, then forum sites, then video sources.”
  33. 79. “ I would ask professionals and see if they would share their information with me.”
  34. 81. “ I would first go to Google, then Wikipedia, then my address book to see who I know that I could contact and leverage their knowledge to help me.”
  35. 83. “ Consult with peers, look on the Internet to search and learn information about the topic I am interested in.”
  36. 86. http://rayfelt.wordpress.com/
  37. 87. Poll By Texting
  38. 89. 1:1 Source: Gary Stager
  39. 90. Start a discussion in your district about 1:1 computing
  40. 91. 1. Write a novel
  41. 93. 2. Share your knowledge
  42. 95. 3. Answer tough questions
  43. 96. Who should I vote for? Who really was Martin Luther King?
  44. 97. 4. Make sense of data
  45. 99. 5. Design a video game
  46. 101. 6. Build a killer robot
  47. 103. 7. Lose weight
  48. 105. 8. Direct a blockbuster video
  49. 107. 9. Compose a symphony
  50. 109. 10. Change the world
  51. 111. 1. Write a novel 2. Share your knowledge 3. Answer tough questions 4. Make sense of data 5. Design a video game 6. Build a killer robot 7. Lose weight 8. Direct a blockbuster video 9. Compose a symphony 10. Change the world Source: Gary Stager
  52. 112. Record Lecture Using ProfCast Save to GarageBand Embed in iWeb Upload to WebPage
  53. 115. Personalize Education <ul><li>Dr. Yong Zhao at HPL 09 Leadership Conference - “Do not send a (wo)man to do what a machine can do better.” </li></ul>
  54. 116. Personalize Education <ul><li>Alan November at HPL 09 Leadership Conference - “We need to work with technology every day to learn how students use technology.” </li></ul>
  55. 119. When I was growing up, my parents told me, “Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.” I tell my daughters, “Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.” ---Thomas Friedman, 2005
  56. 120. Video
  57. 121. YouTube <ul><li>Started in February 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Bought by Google in November 2006 for $1.65M </li></ul><ul><li>Already has more content than TV and TV started in 1940’s. </li></ul><ul><li>If TV played 24/7 since inception, YouTube still has more content. </li></ul>
  58. 123. What do world leaders say?
  59. 127. New way to make presentations <ul><li>One minute personal introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Do not read from slides </li></ul><ul><li>Use video, pictures, audio, etc… </li></ul>
  60. 128. Students are different today
  61. 129. Top 3 Search Engines <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul>
  62. 130. Screenshots
  63. 133. Demo Jing to show participants how to use RSS feeds
  64. 134. The Old Web
  65. 136. The New Web
  66. 140. School District Dashboard
  67. 143. Learning from each other…
  68. 147. Skype
  69. 148. Skype on the go…
  70. 151. Is your school able to offer every course every student wants?
  71. 153. Video produced by Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
  72. 154. Use Two Screens
  73. 155. Work efficiently in your office
  74. 156. More Tips

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