Social tools
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 22

Social Tools PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 52 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Lindsay Murray Devy Pasco Aylin Toker Jessica Wilkes. Social Tools. Online Photo Sharing. What is it?. Posting pictures on the internet (sharing pictures via the internet) Often used by students in their personal lives

Download Presentation

Social Tools

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Social tools

Lindsay Murray

Devy Pasco

Aylin Toker

Jessica Wilkes

Social Tools


Social tools

Online Photo Sharing


What is it

What is it?

  • Posting pictures on the internet (sharing pictures via the internet)

  • Often used by students in their personal lives

  • Provides a great opportunity for teachers to integrate technology into the classroom

  • Numerous free online photo sharing sites


Safety guidelines

Safety Guidelines

  • Controversial issue

  • Consult the school’s internet safety guidelines/policy

  • Teacher must receive permission from student’s legal guardian before engaging in online photo sharing

  • Find a site that requires a classroom or student password (not open to the general public)

  • Do not include captions that reveal the names of students

  • Educate students on proper/safe online photo sharing


Moving it into the classroom

Moving it into the classroom…

  • Digital storytelling

  • Virtual field trips

  • Building community within the classroom

  • Science experiments/investigations

  • Photojournalism

  • Visual dictionary

  • Making real world connections

  • Sharing experiences

  • Keypals (electronic pen pals)


Examples

Examples

There are numerous free online photo sharing sites:

  • www.picasa.com

  • www.kodakgallery.com

  • www.myphotoalbum.com

    All of these sites offer the option of making photos private or public!


Social tools

Online Bookmarks


What is it1

What is it?

  • Organizing websites in one place, making it easier to find them again

  • Useful to teachers and students alike

  • Can be used in various ways in and out of the classroom


Safety guidelines1

Safety Guidelines

  • Students should be instructed beforehand on safe web searching and validity of sites

  • Teachers should educate parents on the purpose of keeping bookmarks and on safe web browsing

  • Having bookmarks open to the public makes it easier for the whole class to see them, but students should be aware of this

  • Personal websites should not be posted on a public bookmark site (facebook, blogger, myspace)


Moving it into the classroom1

Moving it into the classroom…

  • Virtual field trips

  • Building community within the classroom

  • Homework help

  • Completing projects

  • Referencing work


Examples1

Examples

  • There are numerous free online bookmarking sites:

  • http://del.icio.us/

  • http://www.mybookmarks.com/

  • http://www.backflip.com/login.ihtml

  • All of these sites offer the option of making bookmarks private or public!


Social tools

Classroom Websites


What is it2

What is it?

  • A compilation of web pages uploaded onto a web server

  • A set of web pages for a specific purpose, organization, person, or interest (www.utas.edu.au/library/etutor/main/webzglos.htm)

  • “A web site is a collection of electronic pages generally formatted in HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) that can contain text, graphic images, and multimedia effects such as sound files, video and/or animation files.” (www.designscope.biz/resources/glossary_print.htm)


Safety guidelines2

Safety Guidelines

  • Public Accessibility

  • Content

    • Private information

    • Pictures

    • Names

    • Location

  • Familiarize yourself with your school/districts policies

    (http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/educationupclose.phtml/26)


Moving it into the classroom2

Moving it into the classroom…

  • Students:

  • Homework

  • Important Dates

  • Useful Links

  • Organization

  • Parents:

  • Connection

  • Progress “What did you learn today”

  • News

  • Useful Links

  • Teachers:

  • Organization

  • Connection (enhance)

  • Communicate- links, other info useful for learning outside of class

    (http://coe.sdsu.edu/eet/articles/connectweb/index.htm)


Examples2

Examples

  • http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/

  • http://www.schoolzone.com

  • Netscape Composer

  • DreamWeaver

  • WebPlus 6

  • Word


Social tools

Blogging


What is it3

What is it?

  • Name derived from Web Logging

  • Online diary or journal

  • Can include graphics, audio, and/or video elements

  • Web-publishing concept that enables ANYONE to publish information on the internet


Safety guidelines3

Safety Guidelines

  • Age appropriate online tools

  • Check school/district's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)

  • Receive permission from student's legal guardian

  • Read the privacy statement

  • Hide blog from search engines

  • Do not provide personal information including full name

  • Use program/online tool that requires a password


Moving it into the classroom3

Moving it into the classroom…

  • Student journaling

  • Reflective writing

  • Record group progress on a project

  • Ask professional writers to edit their blogs, or provide feedback

  • Investigate topics online and then report on their research

  • Talk about shared classroom experiences

  • Discuss experiences from field trips or vacations


Examples3

Examples

  • http://epnweb.org/blogmeister/index.php?blog=

  • FREE

  • Blogmeister: designed with teachers and students in mind. Teacher can evaluate, comment on, and finally publish students' blog in a controlled environment

  • http://www.edublogs.org/

  • FREE

  • Dedicated to educational professionals, students of all ages, as well as English language students

  • http://www.haranbanjo.com/kidzblog/

  • $9.00 for a single-user academic license

  • Easy to use blog tool for teachers interested in blogging in the classroom on a single computer. Safe and easy to use


References

References

  • Adobe. (2006). Digital kids club. Retrieved on February 18, 2006, from

  • http://www.adobe.com/education/digkids/lessons/main.html.

  • Blogmeister. (2006). Blogmeister. The Landmark Project. Retrieved on February 20, 2006, from

  • http://epnweb.org/blogmeister/index.php?blog=

  • Designscope. (n.d).Glossary of terms: Web site. Retrieved on February 19, 2006, from http://www.designscope.biz/resources/glossary_print.htm.

  • Edublog. (2006). Edublogs.org. Retrieved on February 21, 2006,from

  • http://edublogs.org/

  • Glencoe Online. (2002). Web publishing basics. Retrieved on February 20, 2006, from http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/educationupclose.phtml/26

  • Linnea. (2005). Protecting your images online-A technical perspective. Cut of Cloth.

  • Retrieve on February 20, 2006, from

  • http://www.cutofcloth.com/article_protectingimages.asp.

  • San Diego State University. (2005).Connecting with classroom websites. Online encyclopedia of educational technology. Retrieved on February 19, 2006, from http://coe.sdsu.edu/eet/articles/connectweb/index.htm

  • University of Tasmania. (2006).Glossary: Website. Retrieved on February 20, 2006, from http://www.utas.edu.au/library/etutor/main/webzglos.htm

  • Wikepedia.(2006). Photo sharing. Wikepedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved on February 21, 2006, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photo_sharing


  • Login