• Using Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration and Learning

  • Web 2.0 is the term associated with Internet websites which allow collaboration, feedback, and interaction among the users. Websites like Facebook, Twitter, and tools like Google Apps, allow users to communicate long or short distances about a variety of topics. Benefits of Web 2.0 applications include:
    • Often free
    • Sharing can be done locally or globally
    • Opportunities for collaboration
    • Creative outlets for students 

DMIT Lesson

  • Web 2.0 Tools 


     Learning Outcomes   

    Learn Prezi to present content or assign to students
    Learn the basics of LiveBinder for compiling good websites for instructional use
    Learn the basics of Glogsteredu for student online posters (?)
    Learn Edmodo as a way of communicating with students, assign projects Pixlr.
    Create one from above for classroom use


    National Education Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T)

    1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity

    2. Design and Develop Digital Age Learning Experiences and Assessments

    3. Model Digital Age Work and Learning

    4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility

    5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership



    What are they?

    • Web-based applications

    • Focus on information sharing and user created content and collaboration
    • Collaborate with anyone, anywhere, anytime

    • Eliminate walls--school can be anywhere there is a computer and the Internet

     What kinds of things can you do with Web 2.0 Tools

    • Students can collaborate on projects 
    • Students can add multi-media to their projects
    • Students can communicate with experts or other students not at their school

     Today's Applications   

     Prezi- Prezi Tutorial

     Edmodo- Edmodo Tutorial