FCSS 2011 - Transforming the Social Studies Classroom with Web 2.0 Tools

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FCSS 2011 - Transforming the Social Studies Classroom with Web 2.0 Tools

  1. 1. Transforming the Social Studies Classroom with Web 2.0 Tools Stephen C. Veliz Florida Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference St. Petersburg, FL
  2. 2. Before we begin . . . ( click here )
  3. 3. The Basics What do we mean by Web 2.0?
  4. 4. Web 1.0 Web 2.0
  5. 5. Classroom 1.0 Classroom 2.0 Content Consumers Content Producers
  6. 6. It's not about the Technology. It's about the Content!
  7. 7. The Basics Why should we use Web 2.0 tools with our students? A Vision of K12 Students Today (Click Here)
  8. 8. No generation in history has ever been so thoroughly prepared for the industrial age. David Warlick http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/?p=298 dangerouslyirrelevant.org
  9. 9. Why Web 2.0? Motivate Students
  10. 10. Why Web 2.0? Easy to Monitor
  11. 11. Why Web 2.0? Students Create Content
  12. 12. Why Web 2.0? Encourages Participation
  13. 13. Why Web 2.0? Open Lines of Communication
  14. 14. In 2011, is it possible to be a good teacher and not integrate these tools into your teaching?
  15. 15. Getting Started We can't meet students there, unless we get there ourselves.
  16. 16. The Power of the PLN
  17. 17. How do you connect with your PLN? Get Started: Follow me, and so on, and so on . . .
  18. 18. Start Slow, but Be a Joiner
  19. 19. Establishing an Online Presence “The Digital Footprint” <ul><li>Teacher Website </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Micro-Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media </li></ul>
  20. 20. Do you have a “home” online? … and many more!!
  21. 21. The Case for Google Apps
  22. 22. Now for a few tools . . .
  23. 23. Put your head in the clouds
  24. 24. Dropbox
  25. 25. DropitTome
  26. 26. Livebinder s
  27. 27. Livebinder
  28. 28. Today's Meet
  29. 29. Content Creation Now on to the Kids!!
  30. 30. Blogging
  31. 31. Encourages Higher-Level Thinking
  32. 32. Glogster
  33. 33. Glogster
  34. 34. What about Digital Storytelling? <ul><li>Which program will you use? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PC – PhotoStory 3 for Windows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac – iMovie </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Works across the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Replaces those tired PowerPoint projects </li></ul>
  35. 35. A Word On Tools and Money <ul><li>Microphones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go Cheap </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital Cameras </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point and Click </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video Cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Wish </li></ul>
  36. 36. Need additional help? Just contact me: [email_address] http://stephenveliz.wikispaces.com/ Blogging @ www.StephenVeliz.com On Twitter - @stephenveliz

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