Web 2.0 Applications for PD Support. Kim Peacock, B.Ed., M.Ed. PD is Changing. There is a growing trend towards online PD, both for education and… life! http://www.teachertube.com/ http://learnhub.com/ http://www.instructables.com/ http://www.videojug.com/ http://www.expertvillage.com/.
Kim Peacock, B.Ed., M.Ed.
There is a growing trend towards online PD, both for education and… life!
Allow you to perform tasks or create objects without software or servers.
Often known as “Web 2.0” applications.
Often have an element of social interaction.
Run via a web browser.
Accessible from anywhere.
Applications go up and down.
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…)
Learners with computers at home may get to spend more time on projects than without without since it’s easily accessible.
Live broadcasts can have privacy considerations.
EPSB and ECS block many Web 2.0 sites… sometimes this can be changed.
Written request submitted to the district technology department.
Provide a rational, pedagogical justification for the site to be unblocked at YOUR location.
If applicable, describe how to keep students safe.