Thursday, October 11, 2007

Web 2.0 Tools - What Can Bishop Kelley HS Do?

Bishop Kelley High School
Web 2.0: An Introduction

What is Web 2.0?
We are going to get a taste of what Web 2.0 – or as it is also called, the Read/Write Web – is all about. We will explore how you can harness the power of the Read/Write web as a means of constructing new knowledge through conversation, networking, and collaboration.

The following video from the Youville Blog will not only get your head started spinning, but will also get us started talking.

Find more videos like this on Classroom 2.0

Or, what about this one?

The Machine is Us/ing Us.

We thought you might be interested in looking at a few of the blogs we find particularly relevant to education and technology integration. As a collaboration and communication tool, blogs have found their place in education. Many teachers use them for professional development and continued learning.

Check out the following education/professional development focused blogs:
Moving at the Speed of Creativity
Teachers Teaching Teachers
Blog of Proximal Development
2 Cents Worth
The Good Habits Blog

Several teachers are using blogs in the classroom as a tool for collaboration and communication. They find that blogging results in much more authentic learning for students.

Check out the following education/classroom use blogs:
Mrs. Watts Second Grade Computer Classroom
AP English Literature and Composition
English 12
Maybry - Classroom and Teacher blogs
Applied Science Research Blogs Alan November - Examples in Education
Mrs. Cassidy's Classroom Blog (1st and 2nd Graders)
Blogical Minds

Check out the following student blogs:
Thom Thumb Stuffs
L heure entre chien et loup

Check out the following education/safety focused postings and articles:
MySpace Education
Change Agency

Blogging Tips and Tricks:
More Blog Resources Than You Can Read (On Lee Anne's Delicious Account)
Web Blog Basics
Blogs - Anatomy
Blogs for Learning
valuating Blogging
logging Best Practices

Best Wiki Ever – 8th Floor’s Wiki About Wikis
Wikis in Plain English

Grammar Girl
Radio Willow Web
Just One More Book
What is Podcasting – Ask A Ninja
Psychology Rap – videocast on YouTube

Other Web 2.0 Tools to Explore
Classroom 2.0 – Kind of like MySpace for Teachers!
RSS in Plain English

Please Do!
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Lee Anne

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