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Tackle Classroom Challenges: 10 Web 2.0 Tools I Use Every Day. Dr. Howie DiBlasi “Emerging Technologies Evangelist” Digital Journey Presentation : 2012. TWITTER: hdiblasi firstname.lastname@example.org. Conference Links: Tools For The Classroom.
Tackle Classroom Challenges: 10 Web 2.0 Tools I Use Every Day Dr. Howie DiBlasi “Emerging Technologies Evangelist” Digital Journey Presentation : 2012 TWITTER: hdiblasi email@example.com
Conference Links:Tools For The Classroom www.drhowie.comTWITTER: hdiblasiSkype: durangodirectore-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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10 Web 2.0 Tools I Use Every Day 1. Social Media 2. Search Engines 3. Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms 4. YouTube-Education 5. TED Talks for Educators 6. SlideShare 7. Bookmarking 8. Cloud Computing 9. File converter 10. Web Page Design
1. Social Media Twitter Facebook Google + Classtoom 2.0
Categories of Social Media: Social Collaborations Social Photo and Video Sharing Social News Social Networking Social Bookmarking Social Buying/Merchandising
Classroom 2.0 The community for educators using Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies! http://www.classroom20.com/
All Members ( 58,819 ) Classroom 2.0 - This is where most of my networking beyond my regional area started for me. I joined this Ning network early this year and found that the sharing created richer opportunities to find out what was happening in our Read/Write Web. http://www.classroom20.com/
Top Most Popular Social Networking WebsitesReference data here:http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/social-networking-websites 1 | Facebook-750,000,000 2 | Twitter-250,000,000 3 | LinkedIn - 110,000,000 4 | MySpace - 80,500,000 5 | Google + - 65,000,000 6 | DeviantArt - 25,500,000 Last Updated: April 5, 2012
Twitter In Education - Who Should I Follow ? • Gift for Administrators by Beth Still • http://www.drhowie.com/
2. Search Engines Wolfram Alpha DUCK-duck-GO Boolify; Quintura for Kids; KidRex; Ask Kids; KidsClick; Yahoo Kids; SquirrelNet; Aga-Kids; Dib Dab Doo and Dilly Too; Searchy Pants; instaGrok ;
3. Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms Google Sky - http://www.google.com/skyGoogle Scholar http://scholar.google.com/schhp?hl=enGoogle News - http://news.google.comGoogle Video - http://video.google.co.ukGoogle Books - http://books.google.com/booksGoogle Docs – http://docs.google.com Google Trends - http://www.google.com/trendsGoogle Insights http://www.google.com/insights/search Google Art Project - http://www.googleartproject.com Google Swifty (beta) http://www.google.com/doubleclick/studio/swiffy Google Earth - http://earth.google.com Google Building Maker - http://sketchup.google.com/3dwh/buildingmaker.html Google Reader http://www.google.com/reader/view/#overview-page Mashable http://mashable.com/ Technorati http://technorati.com/
Knowledge GraphGoogle launches, a new intelligent search platform Google Testing “Sources” Area With Info About Movies, Books, People, Music & More Experiment Confirmed
4. YouTube- Education •History •Chemistry •Primary & Secondary Education •Lifelong Learning •Science » •Mathematics » •Engineering » •Business »
YouTube- Education- Watch, upload and share videos http://www.youtube.com/education
How the Ancient Egyptians Made "The PYRAMIDS" (Lego History)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6YmFbgSCUg&feature=edu_spotlight
SparkNotes on YouTube From the pages of "I wish this had been available when I was in high school" I just discovered that SparkNotes has videos on YouTube. The SparkNotes YouTube channel offers 23 short animated video overviews of literature commonly read in high school courses. Below I've embedded the first of three videos about The Odyssey.
Video SparkNotes: Homer's The Odyssey summary http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BCXRxD85Xc0
5. 25 Incredible TED Talks http://www.bachelorsdegreeonline.com/blog/2009/25-incredible-ted-talks-for-educators/ The following talks include thoughts on creativity, play, technology, the future of entire countries through their children, projects to nurture learning in at-risk students, and much more. Educators from all backgrounds will find something of value from these incredible TED talks.
25 Incredible TED Talks Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity Michelle Obama’s plea for education Patrick Awuah on educating leaders Richard Baraniuk on open-source learning David Hoffman shares his Sputnik mania Mae Jemison on teaching arts and sciences together Sugata Mitra shows how kids teach themselves Neil Turok makes his TED Prize wish Bill Joy muses on what’s next Joseph Lekuton tells a parable for Kenya Woody Norris invents amazing things Bill Strickland makes change with a slide show David Merrill demos Siftables
6. SlideShare Why You Should Use Slideshare Why doI LOVE Slideshare?
You can create an account for FREE You can upload up to 100mg files You can add powerpoint, pdf, open office or Apple keynote files You can upload documents It makes it easy to share presentations with people – you just give them the link It enhances your reputation as an expert in that area You can link Slideshare to your LinkedIn profile You can add Slideshare to your Facebook page People can download the presentation from Slideshare (or not, you decide) Having a Slideshare presence enhances your digital footprint You can drive people from your Slideshare account back to your website You can find great presentations that others have written that saves you time It helps position your business/you as a thought leader It can increase your brand awareness You can use it to get leads – there is a paid facility that means you can have an email link at the end for people to contact you You can see how many times your files have been viewed, for more advanced analytics you need a paid account People can share your files with others via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and blogger Anyone in the world can see your presentations It saves you time, because you don’t need to upload it in 3+ places
What Does Social Bookmarking Provide for Students? Teachers have acollection of course sitesas part of a social bookmarkgroup Gives students alive link to selectfrom variety of acceptable links, making for productive researchthat still allows for variability.
Lesson Plans & Ideashttp://wiki.classroom20.com/Social+Bookmarks+Lesson+Plans Social Bookmarks Lesson Plans Submitted by Sue R., aka "Bookwyrmish“ Level: Intermediate or Middle School (depending on student experience).Objectives:Students will apply technology tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum. Students will select and use appropriate tools and technology resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and solve problemsMaterials: Internet access, a browser with “del.icio.us” plugin installed, a group del.icio.us account and group password, a research problem.
Social Media: Del.icio.us Interact by tagging websites and searching through websites bookmarked by other people. Connects people to websites build an online personal library Information- follows me -wherever I have a connection to the Web
7 Reasons Diigo Tastes Better Than Delicious -posted by David Pierce http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-reasons-diigo-tastes-better-than-delicious/ 1. Highlighting 2. Saving Pages is Easy 3. Functional Commenting and Real Conversations 4. Send Bookmarks to Facebook or Twitter with one click 5. Sites Help You Find Deeper Cuts 6. Simultaneously bookmark things to Diigo and Elsewhere – even Delicious! 7. Bookmark and Search Entire Web Pages
Diigo Teacher Accounts Create a free teacher account You can create student accounts Diigo's student accounts require no email address Can be kept private Can also be grouped so that students can share resources they find with each other. When you set up the accounts all you do is enter the students' first name and first initial of their last name and Diigo does the rest.
Symbaloo ???Access your bookmarks anywherewww.symbaloo.com/ Education Symbaloo is the easiest start on the internet. Discover pages ... Add YOUR favorite websites! Click on the tiles you would like to add to your Symbaloo webmix ... Bookmarker The Symbaloo bookmarker is an add-on for your browser. It is a ...
19 PencilsThe Easiest Way to Discover and Share Educational Content. http://19pencils.com/