Using Web 2.0 and Social Networking Tools in the K-12 Classroom

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American Library Association, 30 avr. 2012 - 257 pages
Here's a book that describes Web 2.0 tools in-depth, models Web 2.0 tools through classroom examples, explains how to get started with each tool, presents practical unit plans illustrating the use of Web 2.0 in the K-12 content-area curricula, and identifies and describes what tools are most useful to educators for networking, productivity and insight into the technologies. Part 1 of each chapter answers many questions you will have about Web 2.0 and social networking tools: What is the tool? Why use it with students? How are K-12 classrooms using the tool? Can you provide me with specific examples for my science, history, or language arts curriculum? Part 2 describes specific tools and the steps to get started. Part 3 contains a detailed sample unit plan, teacher exercises and a summary following. Screen shots of websites are used to make the advice straightforward and easy to understand. You'll find an entire chapter on special instruction for ESL students with objectives, tools, and K-12 classroom examples. To help you implement Web 2.0 tools beyond the curriculum, there's even a chapter devoted to technology tools specifically designed for teachers and librarians to use for personal productivity, communication, and collaboration. The conclusion offers ideas for integrating Web 2.0 in art, music, and health. Exciting examples of the book's contents include: Collaborating and Communicating with Blogs Creating Multidisciplinary Wikis Google Tools: Enhancing Instruction in the Science Curriculum K-12 Classrooms Join the Social Networking Revolution Using VoiceThread and Video to Improve Language Development Creating Community In addition to the great content you'll find in the book, Using Web 2.0 and Social Networking Tools in the K-12 Classroom features a companion Web site that provides the most current curriculum examples from pioneering educators around the world, as well as up-to-date exercises and lessons in subject areas and grade levels.
 

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Are you a novice or intermediate user of Web 2.0 tools that move you as a teacher librarian into the center of teaching and learning? If so, this is an excellent book to either get you started or to ... Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

A New Information Revolution
1
Enhancing Collaboration and Communication with Blogs
17
Using Wikis in Language Arts and Social Studies
39
Experiencing History through Podcasts
65
Opening Your Classrooms to the World via Skype
87
Bringing the Social Networking Revolution to K12 Classrooms
107
Using Google in the Science ClassroomTools That Work
133
Creating Motivating Lessons with Video
157
Enhancing English Language Learning with Web 20 Tools
183
Bringing Web 20 and Social Networking into Elective Subjects
205
Creating Community with Web 20 Tools and Social Networking
225
Bevs Website and Blog
249
Index
253
About the Author
257
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