Web 2.0 Cool Tools For Learning
Cool Tools on the web you can use for classroom learning. Find out what Web 2.0 is all about, and learn how these tools can engage your students and motivate your own teaching style by adding a little DI spin to what you already do. For Professional Staff Only.



Enduring Understandings:

  • Participants will understand how to use Web 2.0 Tools to enhance their classrooms.
  • Participants will understand the pedagogical affordances and constraints of Web 2.0 tools.

Essential Questions:

  • How can Web 2.0 enhance the learning experience in my classroom?
  • What are the affordances and constraints of Web 2.0?

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Participants will demonstrate an understanding of the origin of Web 2.0.
  • Participants will explore how Web 2.0 pertains to their subject area(s).
  • Participants will integrate Web 2.0 Tools into their instruction.

Assessment Evidence/Instruments:

  • Pre-Assessment
  • Discussion
  • Post-Assessment

Learning Activities:

  • Navigation of Wiki
  • Wiki Discussion
  • Creation of Wiki

Required Materials/Resources:

  • Technology Workshops Wiki
  • Internet
  • Laptops
  • Projector

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Workshop Navigation:
1. Definition of Web 2.0 from Wikipedia. An Article on the Difference Between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0.
2. A History of Web 2.0

3. The Speed of Web 2.0

4. Great Wiki on Web 2.0: Web 2.0 Guru
5. Tom McGee's Awesome Web 2.0 Site: Web 2.0 Site
6.
Web 2.0 Search Engine
7.
List of Web 2.0 Tools for Educators & Cool Tools for Educators
8. Moving Toward Web 2.0 in K-12 Education
9. Recorded Session About Web 2.0 in Use
10. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: Voki
11. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: Wordle
12. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: CoverItLive
13. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: EduBlogs
14. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: WikiSpaces
15. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: ClustrMaps
16. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: TeacherTube; YouTube
17. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: SlideShare
18. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: Twitter
19. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: FaceBook
20. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: RSS Feeds
21. My Favorite Web 2.0 Tools: PollDaddy
22. Explore and Post Web 2.0 Tools Here