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1 Solutions for a 2.0 Technology Classroom MACUL 2010 Mark Lada and Randy Micallef Walled Lake Consolidated Schools

2 What is Web 2.0 & What is a 2.0 Classroom? According to Wikipedia: “The term "Web 2.0" refers to a perceived second generation of web development and design, that aims to facilitate communication, secure information sharing, interoperability, and collaboration on the World Wide Web. Web 2.0 concepts have led to the development and evolution of web-based communities, hosted services, and applications; such as social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, and folksonomies.” So as we see it the 2.0 Classroom is one that embraces technology implementation; specifically web based communication, information sharing and collaboration. This is done Teacher to Student, Student to Student, and Teacher to Parent. ZOOM IT

3 Classroom Websites Our classroom websites serve as a home base for our students and parents. The sites provide a starting point for students and parents in respect to the subjects we teach. Students and Parents can check daily assignments, be linked to grades, specific files needed for class, specific links for topics and much more. Through our websites we have increased the opportunities for parents to take a more active role in their students success. Setting up a website has gotten very easy and there are many companies that offer pre-designed pages that allow you to edit just like in a word processor.

4 Podcast PodBean Audacity Components of our 2.0 classroom Classroom Website ScreencastingBlogs & Wikis Slideshare Camtasia Moodle Delicious Community Clips JING Edublogs Information Sharing Wikispaces ipadio

5 Podcasts Audacity is a free easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for both Windows and Mac OS X. Audacity can record live audio, cut/copy/splice or mix sounds together and much more. ipadio - Talk to your World ipadio allows you to broadcast from any phone to the Internet live. Phone blog, collect audio data, record and update the world, or simply let your mates know what you're doing - ipadio is integrated with Social Media & Blogging platforms. provides unmetered bandwidth Free and paid podcast, audio and video blog hosting service. Unlimited storage. Private or Public. Easy to publish, manage and promote your podcast. Integraged with iTunes. Advanced statistics. FTP Uploading.

6 Information Sharing Delicious is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. Delicious uses tags to identify and share items with others who share the same interests. Moodle is designed to help educators create online courses with opportunities for rich interaction. Moodle supports many plug ins for adding to the online course development. Slideshare is the best way to get your slides out there on the web, so your ideas can be found and shared by a wide audience. Are you a teacher looking to share your lesson plans? It only takes a moment - start uploading now, and let your slides do the talking!

7 Screencasting Xtra Normal is a text-to-movie web application that allows you to create 3D movie scenes based on the text that you enter. Jing is a free program brought to you by the makers of Camtasia and it allows users to take a picture of their screen or record a video of onscreen action. These captures can be shared instantly through email, the web or saved for publish on a website or blog. Community Clips is a free download from Microsoft that allows users to record a video of onscreen action for sharing and posting through their online community. Pages/Default.aspx Pages/Default.aspx

8 Blogs & Wikis Edublogs is a website that allows educators to create blogs using a web based platform and an word processor like editor. Edublogs allows its users to post blogs, videos, links and pictures to share with students, parents and colleagues. Wikispaces is a website that allows you to make a basic web page or web pages designed to allow anyone who accesses it to modify or contribute to the content. Wikispaces can be used to make collaborative websites and learning communities for staff and students.

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