Introduction to Web 2.0 for Teachers

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Reasons why Web 2.0 tools should be used in classroom; hands on activities for teachers to set up a blog using Blogger and a wiki using wikispaces.

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Introduction to Web 2.0 for Teachers

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  2. 2. “ You must be the “ change you want to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi 2
  3. 3. Reading Receiving Researching 3
  4. 4. Contributing Collaborating Creating 4
  5. 5. Web 2.0 a term describing changing trends in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aim to enhance creativity, information sharing, and collaboration among users. 5
  6. 6. Support individuals Knowledge is content specific 6
  7. 7. Create your own professional blog. Share using RSS feeds and readers. Collaborate with a wiki. 7
  8. 8. Create your own professional blog. 8
  9. 9. “ What is important to us, as educators, is the direct and conspicuous relationship between blogging and literacy. Blogging “ is about reading, thinking, writing, and reading some more. It is about communicating. --David Warlick 9
  10. 10. Before you post…. What Does a Professional Blog Say? 10
  11. 11. Account? Yes…sign in No…create one www.google.com 11
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  13. 13. Share using RSS feeds and readers. 13
  14. 14. Create your reader. Set up a folder Subscribe to your colleagues’ blogs. Use your reader everyday. 14
  15. 15. Collaborate with a wiki. 15
  16. 16. A wiki is a web page you can edit. 16
  17. 17. Set up a Wikispaces wiki. http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/ teachers100k 17
  18. 18. Reflection: What do you see as professional and personal challenges to using Web 2.0 tools? What steps will you take to overcome those challenges? 18
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  20. 20. This presentation was created by Shirley Ann Smith, Ph.D. www.boldleaps.net ssmith8153@sc.rr.com 20

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