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1 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
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5 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 Cloud Computing8. Cloud Computing 9. File converter 10. Web Page Design
6 1. Social Media Twitter Facebook Google + Classtoom 2.0
13 Classroom 2.0 Classroom 2.0 The community for educators using Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies! http://www.classroom20.com/
14 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.Classroom 2.0 http://www.classroom20.com/
25 3. Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms Google Sky - http://www.google.com/sky Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/schhp?hl=en Google News - http://news.google.com Google Video - http://video.google.co.uk Google Books - http://books.google.com/books Google Docs – http://docs.google.com Google Trends - http://www.google.com/trends Google Insights http://www.google.com/insights/search Google Art Project - http://www.googleartproject.com Google Swifty (beta)http://www.google.com/skyhttp://scholar.google.com/schhp?hl=enhttp://news.google.comhttp://video.google.co.ukhttp://books.google.com/bookshttp://docs.google.comhttp://www.google.com/trendshttp://www.google.com/insights/searchhttp://www.googleartproject.com http://www.google.com/doubleclick/studio/swiffy Google Earth - http://earth.google.com Google Building Maker - http://sketchup.google.com/3dwh/buildingmaker.htmlhttp://www.google.com/doubleclick/studio/swiffyhttp://earth.google.comhttp://sketchup.google.com/3dwh/buildingmaker.html Google Reader http://www.google.com/reader/view/#overview-page Mashable http://mashable.com/ http://www.google.com/reader/view/#overview-pagehttp://mashable.com/ Technorati http://technorati.com/http://technorati.com/
26 Knowledge Graph Google launches, a new intelligent search platform Google Testing “Sources” Area With Info About Movies, Books, People, Music & MoreGoogle Testing “Sources” Area With Info About Movies, Books, People, Music & More Experiment Confirmed
29 YouTube- Education- Watch, upload and share videos http://www.youtube.com/educationhttp://www.youtube.com/education
30 How the Ancient Egyptians Made "The PYRAMIDS" (Lego History) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6YmFbgSCUg&feature=edu_spotlight http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6YmFbgSCUg&feature=edu_spotlight
31 How the Ancient Egyptians Made "The PYRAMIDS"
32 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.SparkNotes videos on YouTubeSparkNotes YouTube
33 Video SparkNotes: Homer's The Odyssey summary http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BCXRxD 85Xc0http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BCXRxD 85Xc0
34 5. 25 Incredible TED Talks http://www.bachelorsdegreeonline.com/blog/2009/25- incredible-ted-talks-for-educators/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.
35 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 togetherMae 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
36 6. SlideShare Why You Should Use Slideshare Why do I LOVE Slideshare?
38 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
40 What Does Social Bookmarking Provide for Students? Teachers have a collection of course sites as part of a social bookmark group Gives students a live link to select from variety of acceptable links, making for productive research that still allows for variability.
41 Lesson Plans & Ideas http://wiki.classroom20.com/Social+Bookmarks+Lesson+Plans http://wiki.classroom20.com/Social+Bookmarks+Lesson+Plans Social Bookmarks Lesson Plans Submitted by Sue R., aka "Bookwyrmish“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 problems Materials: Internet access, a browser with “del.icio.us” plugin installed, a group del.icio.us account and group password, a research problem.
44 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
45 But what about DIIGO ? http://www.diigo.com/ http://www.diigo.com/
46 7 Reasons Diigo Tastes Better Than Delicious - posted by David PierceDavid 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
47 Diigo Teacher Accounts Create a free teacher accounta free teacher account You can create student accounts Diigo's student accounts require no email address Can be kept private C an 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.
48 Symbaloo ??? Access your bookmarks anywhere Symbaloo ??? Access your bookmarks anywhere www.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...
49 Add YOUR favorite websites! http://www.symbaloo.com/
50 19 Pencils The Easiest Way to Discover and Share Educational Content. http://19pencils.com/
51 19 Pencils - A Review #EdChat #ElemChat http://www.thenerdyteacher.com/2011/11/19-pencils-review-edchat- elemchat.htmlhttp://www.thenerdyteacher.com/2011/11/19-pencils-review-edchat- elemchat.html 19 Pencils is a customizable site for teachers that allows them to share websites, quizzes and videos in one location. The best part is that the links are shared visually on 19 Pencils. Instead of a page filled with URLs, 19 Pencils presents the uploaded links as icons students can click.19 Pencils http://www.personal.psu.edu/prt117/blogs/edtec_498_su11/2011/06/19pencils com-software-review---amanda-ehll-and-michelle-fritsch.htmlhttp://www.personal.psu.edu/prt117/blogs/edtec_498_su11/2011/06/19pencils com-software-review---amanda-ehll-and-michelle-fritsch.html
53 What do I need in the CLOUD? E-mail PLN File Storage Presentations Images Music YouTube Videos Podcasts-Audio Research-Search Word Processor Database Spreadsheet Drawing-Sketching Collaborations Video Conferencing PBL-Project Based Learning On-line classes Travel - Itinerary -Info
54 Best Free Online Applications and Services http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/best-free-online- applications-and-services.htmhttp://www.techsupportalert.com/content/best-free-online- applications-and-services.htm Free Online Applications and Services Includes 235 items in 137 categories
55 Page 1. Introduction / What's New Page 2. Home and Office Page 3. Image View and Edit Page 4. Multimedia Page 5. Disk and File Tools Page 6. Desktop and GUI Page 7. Security and Privacy Page 8. Internet and eMail Page 9. Network, Website & Server Page 10. Programming Page 11. Education and The Arts Page 12. Games
57 Best Free: Office Suite (3) Document Collaboration (1) Calendar (1) Notepad / Notebook / Notes Organizer (3) Reminder / To-Do List (3) Meeting Scheduler (3) Project Manager ( 3) Collaborative Mind Mapping (1 Answer Engine (1) Grammar and Spell-Checker (3)
58 9. Free online file converter http://www.online-convert.com/ Convert media files online from one format into another. Please select the target format below:
59 Convert media free, fast and online. No software installation needed.
60 10. Web Page Design Weebly Google Sites GoDADDY
61 Weebly - Create a free website -free blogWeebly - Create a free website -free blog www.weebly.com/www.weebly.com/ Named one of TIME's 50 Best Websites, Weebly has an easy, drag & drop interface to create your own website. It's free, powerful, and professional.
63 Google Sites Google Sites - Free websites and wikisGoogle Sites - Free websites and wikis sites.google.com/sites.google.com/ Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. Learn more. Createrich web pages easily; Collectall your info in one place; Controlwho can...
65 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 Cloud Computing8. Cloud Computing 9. File converter 10. Web Page Design
67 CSI Web Adventures for Students http://forensics.rice.edu/index.html Rice University has partnered with CBS, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History to produce educational web adventures based on the CSI television series. web adventures CSI television series