Web 2.0 is...
"The term 'Web 2.0' describes the
changing trends in the use of World Wide
Web technology and Web design that aim
to enhance creativity, communications,
secure information sharing, collaboration
and functionality of the Web."
Source: Wikipedia qtd. in Knowledge Quest qtd. in eLibrary
AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner
Learners use skills, resources, & tools to:
1. Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.
2. Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge
to new situations, and create new knowledge.
3. Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively
members of our democratic society.
4. Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.
CDE (Draft) Model School Library Standards for Students
1. Students Access Information
2. Students Evaluate Information
3. Students Use Information
4. Students Integrate Information Literacy Skills into All Areas of
What are some of the typical projects
teachers ask kids to do?
Typical Class Projects:
give a presentation do a book report
give an oral report do a book review
make a poster prepare an annotated bibliography
make a collage write in a journal
make a tri-fold brochure take notes
make a video make an outline
do a skit have a debate
make a comic strip make a website
make a timeline work as a team
You can teach those same
projects with Web 2.0!
Web 2.0 ways to "give a presentation"...
Go to: http://delicious.com/annakoval/powerpoint
Web 2.0 ways to "give an oral report"...
Web 2.0 ways to "make a poster"...
Web 2.0 ways to "make a collage"...
Go to: http://delicious.com/annakoval/collages
Web 2.0 ways to "make a video" or "do a skit"...
GoAnimate - http://troy2009.wikispaces.com/goanimate+videonumber1
Dvolver - http://troy2009.wikispaces.com/Dvolver+Videos
Xtranormal - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlnWWFnniho
Blabberize - http://troy2009.wikispaces.com/Blabberize+and+Cybersafety
Web 2.0 ways to "make a comic strip"...
Bad Dudes Plot Generator
Story Tools from Cog Dog Roo
ReadWriteThink Comic Generator + Lesson Plans
Go to: http://delicious.com/annakoval/comics
Web 2.0 ways to "make a timeline"...
More from Story Tools by CogDogRoo
Go to: http://delicious.com/annakoval/timeline+creator
Web 2.0 ways to "do an annotated
EasyBib (our works cited page was made with it!)
The Bedford Bibliographer
Go to: http://delicious.com/msannakoval/citations
Web 2.0 ways to "write in your journal"...
Web 2.0 ways to "take notes"...
Google Notebook SpringNote
Notecentric The Awesome Highlighter
Notetaking Tool WizLite
Go to: http://delicious.com/annakoval/notetaking
Web 2.0 ways to "take notes"...
and ReadWriteThink's Persuasion Map
Go to: http://delicious.com/annakoval/concept_mapping
Web 2.0 ways to "make flashcards"...
Flash Card Machine MuchoBeets
Go to: http://delicious.com/annakoval/flashcards
Web 2.0 ways to "make an outline"...
online outlining sites and apps:
Web 2.0 ways to "have a debate"...
A reply to Anna's aMap
Anna's TA's aMaps
ReadWriteThink's Persuasion Mapper
Web 2.0 ways to "make a website a project
page or a pathfinder"...
Web 2.0 ways to "work as a team"...
Wiki (PBWorks, Wetpaint, Wikispaces)
Why Web 2.0 Rocks:
"Education ... traditionally focuses on lectures and exams,
forcing students to memorize complex descriptive terminologies
and taxonomies. 'This conventional approach is at odds with
knowledge about how people learn. ... Researchers have
demonstrated that students learn more effectively when they are
actively engaged in the learning process and self
evaluation. [Web 2.0] applies this active learning approach using
... social computing technologies, such as Facebook, MySpace,
blogs, cell phones, etc., to increase student engagement in
botanical science and to address known recruitment and
Source: the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The internet was invented
17 years ago...*
That means 17 years old or
younger (and that's every single
one of our students) has known
the internet their whole lives!
Per Chris O'Neil,
our kids "came out clicking..."
Per Palfrey and Gasser,
our kids "were born digital..."
When was the last time you
went to work and didn't touch
a computer all day???
About the Presenters
Anna Koval :)
Teacher-librarian at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, CA.
Thinks teens and libraries are both pretty neat. Is married with
2 dogs. Practices binge computing far too regularly. Was a Walt
Disney Teacher of the Year nominee. Is a YALSA Emerging
About the Presenters
Marie Slim :)
Teacher-librarian at Troy High School in Fullerton, CA.
Lover of books, computers and people. Web2.0 junkie.
Mother of 2 beautiful boys with Web1.0 husband and
2 miniature pinschers. Breast cancer survivor of 3
years. FJUHSD Teacher of the Year 2010.
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