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Implementing web 2 0 tools in the middle grades science classroom glogster and pbworks

Implementing Web 2.0 Tools in the Middle Grades Science Classroom: Glogster and PBWorks

Going Digital in the K-12 Classroom

An Advancing Literacy Workshop


Technical issues

Technical Issues

  • During the Wimba session we are limited in our ability to solve most technical problems. However, if you experience technical problems during this Wimba workshop, you can call:

    866-350-4978

    Wimba Technical Assistance


Introductions

Introductions

  • Daphne Mills – 8th grade Science, Anson County Schools

  • Travis Flippin – 6/7/8 Grade Science, Chatham County schools


Agenda

Agenda

Welcome to Implementing Web 2.0 Tools in the Middle Grades Science Classroom: Glogster and PBWorks.

Here’s what we are covering in this presentation:

  • Using Glogster to engage your students

  • Using PBWorks for student collaboration

  • Independent Practice & Follow Up Discussion

  • Questions & Answers


Glogs and wiki

Glogs and Wiki

  • Web 2.0 Tools or tools that allow internet users to participate and collaborate

  • Glogs (short for Graphical Blog) are interactive posters which students can make and share. These can include pictures, videos, links to other sites, and other tools

  • Wikis (From the Hawaiian word for quick) are web work spaces that people can use to collaborate and share


Why use these t ools

Why Use These Tools?

  • Engaging use of technology

  • Reaches students with different learning styles and abilities

  • Allows students to collaborate with each other and learn from each other

  • Reaches far beyond the standard paper presentations


Examples of glogs

Examples of Glogs


Making a glog

Making a Glog

http://edu.glogster.com

- Can register, or just create a Glog


Content slide

Content Slide


Now the wiki

Now the Wiki

  • Multiple free sites that can be used for Wikis

  • We will focus on PBWiki: http://pbworks.com/

  • Create an account for yourself, then usernames/passwords for your students


Editing page

Editing page

Insert Glogster using this selection


Embed glogster

Embed Glogster


Next steps

Next Steps

  • Over the next two days try out some of the tools we’ve shared with you here and think about how you can use them in your classroom with your students.

  • Create your own Glog, using any topic you teach, or that interests you at http://edu.glogster.com/

  • Create an account at http://pbworks.com/, join our session wiki at http://implementingweb2inmidgrsciclass.pbworks.com

  • Make your own page, and embed your Glog to share with the other participants


Next steps1

Next Steps

  • Participate in the discussion on the Adolescent Literacy Ning located at:

    http://adolescent-literacy.ning.com/group/advancingliteracy

  • Scroll down the page to find the discussion forum for this presentation titled:

    Presentation 8: Web 2.0 Tools in the Science Classroom (2 p.m. Wednesday session)

  • The discussion will close on Monday, July 25!!!!

  • Information about this was included in the workshop packet that was sent out by email.


For more information

For More Information

For more information about this workshop and others go to the Center for Adolescent Literacies website at:

http://literacy.uncc.edu/

Presentation materials including this Power Point are posted at:

http://literacy.uncc.edu/professional-development


Thank you

Thank You!

Thank you for joining us today. In about a week, you will receive a short survey that helps us evaluate these workshops. Thanks in advance for filling that out.

For additional questions contact:

Bruce Taylor

Director, The Center for Adolescent Literacies

at UNC Charlotte

[email protected]


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