Presentation on theme: "At the end of the session, participants will be able to: Define Health 2.0 and the Millennial Generation Identify the importance of incorporating health."— Presentation transcript:
At the end of the session, participants will be able to: Define Health 2.0 and the Millennial Generation Identify the importance of incorporating health education and technology via innovative and creative activities in all core subject areas List key methods to consider in the application of health 2.0 technologies in health instruction in elementary schools Describe at least 3 health 2.0 techniques and provide examples of their applicability in the elementary classroom.
Also known as Generation Y Born between 1977-1993 (Ages 18-34)* More likely to own a laptop than a desktop computer More likely to use smartphones for more than just talking Own more gadgets and use them frequently Quiz: How Millennial Are You? –http://pewresearch.org/millennials/quiz/in tro.php
Enhanced version of world wide web Includes social interaction media such as wikis, blogs, podcasts, RSS feeds, image sharing, social networking, video sharing, etc Mass communication tools Emphasizes the humanistic qualities to information sharing on the web Users can interact or collaborate with each other in a social media dialogue as creators of user- generated content in a virtual community
The use of a specific set of (Web 2.0) tools by actors in health care including doctors, patients, and scientists, using principles of open source and generation of content by users, and the power of networks in order to personalize health care, collaborate, and promote health education. Hughes B, Joshi I, Wareham J. Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: Tensions and Controversies in the Field, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 10(3): e23
Exciting opportunity to reach students –Motivating –Current –Apply new skills Low or no cost with current resources (computer with internet access) Ease of integration Target specific student needs Increases/Improves access –Reach the masses –24/7 access –Assists with the promotion of health
Access to technology Developmentally appropriate Meets student learning styles Appropriateness of Web 2.0 tool Cybersecurity- http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/261 84891/vp/44482589#44482589 Policies for internet use
RSS = Real Simple Syndication –News, articles, blogs, podcasts, etc. Aggregator – feed reader for organizing and managing a collection of feeds –Google Reader http://www.google.com/reader –Can be notified instantly of breaking news –Everything in one place
Stimulate interest in a health topic Evaluate health information Compare perspectives on health issues –Global health views Daily health news Create RSS feed for daily class discussion
140 characters (including spaces) Important terms: –Tweet: an individual post –RT (retweet): re-telling someone else's tweet –@username: open message to specific person –Message: directly message a follower (private) –#Hashtag: Used to group and track discussions; tags the post
Create a class twitter page Students tweet health-related messages Follow health organizations tweets Tweet about a useful web resource, a particular blog post, video, website, book, product or service Provide a daily tip, such as word of the day, book of the day, random trivia, or useful facts Start a Twitter book club and tweet your reactions to a health-themed book
Spark discussion Record student work to share following semesters, years Let your students pursue a health subject –Skits –Public service announcements Use playlists to offer a pre-selected list of videos Provide review videos of lectures for students who need further help or to aid in the preparation of exams http://www.youtube.com/education
School tube: http://www.schooltube.com/ Teacher tube: http://www.teachertube.com/ Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/
Individual student blogs Class blog(s) Great way to stimulate discussion –Alternative mode for student feedback Can integrate other 2.0 technology (twitter, YouTube, RSS feeds) Enhances parental involvement –Invitation for parental feedback
Wiki Collaborative website edited by anyone with access Articles and content continuously replaced with updated material Grows rapidly, very fluid Blog Individuals website in form of an online journal New entries appear in the sequence they are written Posts become stale over time
Math (Elementary) –Daily blog to report the nutritional contents of school lunches –Calculate the percent daily values for key nutrients Science (Elementary) –Effects of various beverages on teeth. –Students select two beverages of choice; immerse an egg in an 8oz cup of the chosen beverages; students report daily changes to the egg using a class wiki.
Social Studies (Middle) –RSS news feeds to compare/contrast environmental health issues on the US and other countries Language Arts (Middle) –Students will create a poem to combat bullying –Using music, the students will perform the poem –Poems will be posted on YouTube as a PSA
Break into groups of 3 Select a core subject Develop an activity that incorporates a health topic (of choice), a Web 2.0 tool, and a core subject Be sure to think about the key considerations for using Web 2.0 tools
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Monica C. Webb firstname.lastname@example.org 252-737-1934 Holly T. Moses email@example.com 352-294-1804
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