Engaging students in class and beyond using Web 2.0 tools

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Around the World (Wide Web) in 60 minutes

Around the World (Wide Web) in 60 minutes

Engaging students in class and beyond using Web 2.0 toolsThe tools we used to produce reports and school projects, pen, paper, scissors, glue, crayons, construction paper, typewriter are no longer the only tools students use. Blogs, wikis, photo sharing sites, video, animation and other online resources are now the school tools our students are using.1Teacher Websites using Web 2.0 Toolshttp://www.kennedaleisd.net/Page/1423Chemistry Videos & bloghttp://www.scarsdaleschools.k12.ny.us/Page/2944Art Fun links to interactive art siteshttp://www.kennedaleisd.net/Page/4937Online quiz using Google DocsTeachers can use Web 2.0 tools to help make their webpages more engaging and extend learning outside the classroom. Some can even provide the content for you which makes your webpage a 2http://mrsmith-online.weebly.com/word-wall-updated-daily.htmlWord Wall from The Free Dictionaryhttps://www.teacherweb.com/FL/SextonElementarySchool/MissLak/apt24.aspxBiography reports using Vokihttp://www.dentonisd.org/libraryservicesTwitter, Widgetbox widget, Social Oomph and DeliciousWeb 2.0 Toolshttp://www.dentonisd.org/Page/35456

4Start SmallIts a big world wide web out there. Start small. Pick one thing you saw today that caught your attention and start with that. Explore Get to know the resource.Evaluate Is it a good tool to use for your needs?Engage Engage your students in your classroom and/or on your webpage.