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20 WEB 2.0 TOOLS YOU SHOULD BE USING IN YOUR CLASSROOM. Kim Peacock, B.Ed., M.Ed. University of Alberta. A Quick Poll. Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll. My Personal Philosophy of PD…. Vs. Inspiration. Perspiration.

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20 WEB 2.0 TOOLS YOU SHOULD BE USING IN YOUR CLASSROOM

Kim Peacock, B.Ed., M.Ed.

University of Alberta


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A Quick Poll

Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.


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My Personal Philosophy of PD…

Vs.

Inspiration

Perspiration


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Project Based Learning

  • Authentic learning experiences

  • Grounded in critical thinking

  • Well scaffolded

  • Student-centric but teacher-dependent

  • Firmly grounded in the curriculum

  • Cross-curricular

  • Example:http://www.ltspaces.com/geothentic/http://www.polarhusky.com



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Web 2.0 Is Here…

  • You are probably already using Web 2.0 tools in your day-to-day online life:

    • Facebook

    • Blogs

    • Wikipedia

    • Flickr/Picassa/etc…


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What Are Web Applications?

  • Allow you to perform tasks or create objects without software.

  • Often known as “Web 2.0” applications.

  • Often have an element of social interaction.

  • Accessible from anywhere.

  • Usually FREE!


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The Web 2.0 Lexicon

  • RSS feeds

  • Tags

  • Folksonomy

  • Mash-Ups

  • Widgets


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Risks

  • Applications go up and down.

  • Applications get bought out.

  • Web applications sometimes allow students to interact with other people online. Most tools have privacy settings to keep minors safe.

  • Students’ privacy should be considered. Some tools can be completely private, but others not.


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Risks

  • Applications may create thing that can’t leave the confines of the particular web site (e.g./ can’t be downloaded to a disc/dvd/etc…)

  • Students with computers at home may get to spend more time on projects than students without since it’s easily accessible.


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Logistics

  • Consider room setup.

  • Consider privacy settings.

  • Consider parental permission.

  • Consider school/district technology policy.

  • Consider e-mail addresses and sign-up logistics.


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A Note On Blocking

  • Some Web 2.0 sites may be blocked at your school… you can sometimes get around this.

  • Submit a request to your technology department.

  • Provide a pedagogical justificationfor the site to be unblocked at your school during a certain period of time.

  • Describe how you will keep students safe.



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1. Research Helpers

  • Diigo: Highlight and annotate web sites for your studentshttp://www.diigo.com/

  • Trailfire: Create a path through the Internet and annotate web pages.http://trailfire.com/

  • Snipd: Copy and archive web content.http://snipd.com


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1. Research Helpers

  • Have students create a trail of good quality research resources.

  • Have students use Diigo to comment on newsarticles.

  • Have students use Snipdto research their nextresearch project.


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2. Bookmarking

  • Google Bookmarks: Non-social bookmarkinghttp://www.google.com/bookmarks

  • Del.icio.us: Social bookmarkinghttp://del.icio.us

  • Share resources with youryoung students (no URLs)

  • Have students create researcharchives


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3. RSS Feeds

  • Google Reader: Subscribe to feeds and write your own notes.http://www.google.com/reader/

  • Google Alerts: Get emails sent to you on any topic.http://www.google.com/alerts

  • Create alerts for topics you’refollowing in your social andscience courses.

  • Create a custom newspaper foryour students using Reader.


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4. Concept Mapping

  • Bubbl.us: Collaborative mind mappinghttp://bubbl.us/edit.php

  • Gliffy: Collaborative mind mappinghttp://www.gliffy.com

  • Mindmeister: Collaborative Mind Mappinghttp://www.mindmeister.com/

  • Mindomo: Software interactive mind mappinghttp://mindomo.com/


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5. Virtual Classrooms

  • Ning: Create a closed social network for your class.http://www.ning.com

  • Offer blended delivery rightin your classroom.

  • Consider opening your Ning toparents and have a collaborativelearning community w/ parents.


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6. Productivity Suites

  • Google Docs: Write, share and edit documents online. (Video)http://docs.google.com/

  • Zoho: An alternative to Google Docs. More features and more complex. http://www.zoho.com/


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7. Blogs

  • Blog Toolshttp://www.blogger.com/http://www.21classes.com/

  • Class Blogs http://www.balla.ecsd.net/http://www.bobsprankle.com/blog/


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7. Blogs

  • Create a blog from the point of view of an historic figure.

  • Create a blog to track observations about a classroom pet.

  • Have students do scribe posts to summarize instructional content.http://edubuzz.org/blogs/s3scribeposts/

  • http://816math.blogspot.com/2006/11/scribe-post-november-1-2006.html


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8. Microblogging

  • Microblogging Toolshttp://www.twitter.com/http://www.edmodo.com/

  • PLNs

    • http://bethstill.edublogs.org/2009/08/08/looking-for-a-unique-gift-for-an-administrator-give-em-a-pln/

    • http://twitter4teachers.pbworks.com/

    • http://wefollow.com/twitter/k12

    • http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=pM_ZE5BS0SgqDabnhl8Z2aA


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8. Microblogging

  • Twitter in the classroom?

  • Asynchronous discussion

  • Reading responses

  • Test preparation

  • Current events:http://twitter.com/The_Pub_Debateshttps://twitter.com/cnn

  • Scientific research:http://twitter.com/kidsciencehttp://twitter.com/sciencehttp://twitter.com/MedUpdates


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9. Wikis

  • Wiki tools

    • http://www.wikispaces.com

    • http://www.pbwiki.com

  • Class Wikishttp://stratford78logos0607.pbwiki.com/http://terrythetennisball.wikispaces.com/

  • School Wikihttp://meyokumin.wikispaces.com/


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9. Wikis

  • Use a wiki to write a class“choose-your-own-adventure”.

  • Use a wiki to showcase student work to parents.

  • Use a wiki as a portfolio of student work. Allow parents to join your wiki so that they can comment and provide feedback to students.


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10. Cartoons and Comic Books

  • Pikistrips: Create comic books using photoshttp://pikistrips.com/

  • ToonDoo: Create online comic books from scratch.http://toondoo.com/Home.do

  • Pixton: Customizable comics (animation soon)http://pixton.com/ca/

  • Toonlet: Create a character and write simple texthttp://toonlet.com

  • DoInk: Simple Animationshttp://www.doink.com


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10. Cartoons and Comic Books

  • Reasons for Explorationhttp://www.toondoo.com/toondoo/ViewBook.toon?bookid=12301

  • The Importance of Squantohttp://www.toondoo.com/toondoo/ViewBook.toon?bookid=11741

  • Prince Henry’s Contributions http://www.toondoo.com/toondoo/ViewBook.toon?bookid=11706


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11. Web Spaces

  • Google Sites: Simple studentweb siteshttp://sites.google.com/

  • Sample: http://sites.google.com/a/googleclassrooms.org/mrs-richau/Home

  • Protopages: Highly customizable widgets.http://www.protopage.com

  • Sample: http://www.protopage.com/yzerman19


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12. Podcasts and Vidcasts

  • Pod-O-Matic: Find and create podcastshttp://www.podomatic.com/

  • Yodio: Podcast from any phone or the webhttp://www.yodio.com/

  • Talkshoe: Podcasting and Audio Discussion Forumshttp://www.talkshoe.com/

  • Student Podcast Samples:http://dreamextreme.us/podcast/http://thedowns.edublogs.org/category/podcasting/


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12. Podcasts and Vidcasts

  • Teacher Tube: An online video archive like YouTube but safe for the classroom.http://www.teachertube.com/

  • Ustream: Create a live feed of a school event.http://www.ustream.tv/


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12. Podcasts and Vidcasts

  • Make a podcast for http://www.kid-cast.com/

  • Create an “Our City” Podcast forhttp://www.learninginhand.com/OurCity/

  • Do a weekly class podcast as a review/newsletter. http://bobsprankle.com/podcasts/room208vidcast.mp4

  • Create a “captain’s log” of a famous historic voyage.

  • Make a series of vidcaststo promote DPA (stretches, exercises, etc…)


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12. Podcasts and Vidcasts

  • Create an old fashioned radio play.

  • Create a pod/vidcast debate online.

  • Have students create a podcast dictionary of vocabulary words.

  • Have students create a series of vidcasts solving different kids of math problems.

  • Have students summarizecurrent events once a week.


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13. Screencasting

  • Screencast-O-Matic: Capture and post what’s on your computer screen.http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/

  • Examples:

    • Assessment / Peer Feedbackhttp://www.screencast-o-matic.com/watch/ciQZXIgH

    • Instructional Contenthttp://www.screencast-o-matic.com/watch/ciQlh3Ap


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13. Screencasting

  • GoView: Record and edit your screen captureshttp://goview.com/

  • Sketchcast: Capture and post what’s on your tablet or SmartBoard.http://sketchcast.com/

  • Screentoaster: Record screen captures and upload to YouTube and other sites.http://www.screentoaster.com/


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13. Screencasting

  • Capture and post Smart Board notes online quickly.

  • Create an archive of extra credit work that can be used year after year.

  • Use Screencast-o-Matic to orally assess student work

  • Create videos for parents so that they can help their child with homework.

  • Help assess student difficulties in areas like problem solving (have students talk through their work).


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14. Mapping Applications

  • Google Maps: Create unlimited maps with annotated locations.http://maps.google.ca

    • Example: http://maps.google.ca/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=111008165444273296600.000465931a4b0b9fad889&t=h&z=2

  • Community Walk: Kid friendly maps.http://www.communitywalk.com

    • Example: http://www.communitywalk.com/calgary/alberta/my_first_neighborhood/map/140666


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14. Mapping Applications

  • Have students create a mapped journal of an historic trip.

  • Have students create a virtual field trip based on a class field trip.

  • Have students create a map of a science process (e.g./ where garbage goes or the path of a can as it goes to be recycled).

  • Have students complete a reflective health project, mapping places of importance in their life.


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15. Visual Representations

  • Glogster: Create multimedia postershttp://www.glogster.com

  • Example: http://metro09.glogster.com/What-I-Like-About-Myself/?w1

  • BigHugeLabs: Make posters and other multimedia content with photos.http://bighugelabs.com

  • Zuiprezi: Non-linear presentationshttp://zuiprezi.com/


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16. Video Annotation

  • Bubble Ply: Add bubbles and captions to videohttp://www.bubbleply.com/

  • Examples:

    • http://www.bubbleply.com/player.aspx?pid=b1bf700f-6f47-4364-9dd7-e413706860b9

    • http://www.bubbleply.com/player.aspx?pid=EE1549C5-E35B-4F64-AA80-D4C1A220102F

  • Note that TeacherTube is a good alternative if YouTube is blocked.


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16. Video Annotation

  • Use video annotation to havestudents analyze speeches.

  • Use video annotation to havestudents express an opinion ona video or news clip.

  • Use video annotation for formative feedback for student work (e.g./ video recordings of PE).

  • Use video annotation to create an instructional video (with written in steps).


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17. VoiceThread

  • VoiceThread: Not really like anything else…http://voicethread.com/

  • Almost like a wiki/blog with audio… it allows users to annotate and expand images with voice recordings.

    • http://voicethread.com/share/407691/

    • http://voicethread.com/share/4973/

    • http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com/


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17. VoiceThread

  • Create an oral history archive such as:http://www.ourvoices.ca/

  • If all of your students have internet access, do a daily homework question on Voicethread.

  • Have students create a talking storybook.

  • Look through the many examples of teacher projects already on Voicethread!http://voicethread.com/#q.b409


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18. Interactive Timelines

  • xTimeline: Historic interactive timelines.http://www.xtimeline.com/index.aspx?t=5&l=en-US

  • Dipity: Interactive timelines with additional multimedia.http://www.dipity.com/


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18. Interactive Timelines

  • Have students create a timeline of a scientific process (e.g./ the lifecycle of an animal).

  • Have students create a year plan for the goals they would like to achieve in your course.

  • Have students add to existing public timelines on xTimeline.


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19. Virtual Tours

  • Mapwing: Image based virtual tourshttp://www.mapwing.com/

  • Photosynth: Create virtual tours from photoshttp://photosynth.net/

  • Create a virtual tour ofcommunity places.

  • Create a virtual tourafter a field trip.


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20. Multimedia & Digital Storytelling

  • Pixorial: Create and edit video online.http://www.pixorial.com/

  • Motionbox: Create and edit video online.http://www.motionbox.com/

  • Jaycut: Create and edit video online.http://jaycut.com/

  • One True Media: Video montageshttp://www.onetruemedia.com/


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20. Multimedia & Digital Storytelling

  • Funtigo: Create online scrapbooks.http://funtigo.com/?cr=3&rfm=y

  • Vuvox: Make interactive panoramas and movies.http://www.vuvox.com/

  • Animoto: Upload and assemble shortphoto commercials online.http://animoto.com/


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Thank You!

  • [email protected]

  • http://www.protopage.com/web2point0forteachers/


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