100+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction http://www.edutopia.org/blog/differentiated-instruction-social-media-tools-john-mccarthy 100+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media
For educators differentiating instruction, social media tools embrace collaboration and global access to people and other resources. We give students a variety of learning experiences that incorporate the capability to:
Provide positive, constructive, and kind feedback
Provide avenues to connect content with our learners' many different interests
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/ Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013
Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 – the results of the 7th Annual Learning Tools Survey. The list was compiled by Jane Hart from the votes of 500+ learning professionals from 48 countries worldwide.
Here is a summary presentation of the Top 100 Tools and beneath it the text list. Click the name of the tool to find out more about it, its cost, availability, its past rankings and to read some of the comments from those who voted for it. You will find an analysis of this year’s list HERE.
Best Web 2.0 Sites for Global Learning http://www.evdenevenakliyatsec.com I am a teacher and I like to promote my students for such project work. The students are curios to learn this and even I can learn many things from them in such process. Every one has their own creative ideas and imagination. They take great interest and sometimes the way of expression is much matured. It gives a better idea of the IQ of the student as well. Web 2.0 tools can be more effectively used for such class projects and every student gets the joy of his own creation and which gives a direction to think in better way.
Which Web 2.0 Tool to Use? http://bit.ly/hnpcl8 Which Web 2.0 Tool to Use?
Digital tools are an integral part of the Enquiring Minds approach. Here we provide some examples of the kinds of new technologies that we think may benefit learners and teachers.
Learn it in 5 http://www.learnitin5.com/ Learn it in 5 is a powerful library of how-to videos, produced by technology teachers, for the purpose of helping teachers and students create classroom strategies for today's 21st century's digital classroom.
These step-by-step how-to videos walk teachers through Web 2.0 technology, demonstrating how to use Web 2.0 applications like blogs, social networks, podcasts, interactive videos, wikis, slidesharing and much more ...
Web 2 Implications for Students with Learning Disabilities http://bit.ly/dqiksY Blogs, Wikis and Text Messaging: What are the Implications for Students with Learning Disabilities
An Info Brief by the Center for Implementing Technology in Education
Web tools http://ahi2000.com/studyzone/webtools Collection of free and ad-free applications the author suggests for teachers and students.
What sets this collection apart is the link to a wiki where people can add their own samples of tools in action. Andrew Hill is an e-learning specialist based in England.
Sites that List and Review Web 2.0 Websites http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/web2lists/ A list of Sites that List and Review Web 2.0 Websites (ummm .. that was a bit longwinded)
Some of these sites also have up-2-the-minute news of new web 2.0 websites (and old ones that close down) Recommended
100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner http://tinyurl.com/4qes48 100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner
Determining how you best learn and using materials that cater to this style can be a great way to make school and the entire process of acquiring new information easier and much more intuitive.
Here are some great tools that you can use to cater to your individual learning style, no matter what that is.
Participatory Media Literacy (wiki) https://www.socialtext.net/medialiteracy/index.cgi Participatory Media Literacy (wiki)
Participatory media include (but aren't limited to) blogs, wikis, RSS, tagging and social bookmarking, music-photo-video sharing, mashups, podcasts, and videoblogs.
These distinctly different media share three common, interrelated characteristics .....
The World is Flat 3.0 http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/519/ The World is Flat 3.0
Steven R. Lerman, Class of 1922 Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Dean for Graduate Students, introduces Thomas Friedman.
Back in 2000, Tom Friedman recounts, the world began to shrink and flatten, under the influence of digital interconnectivity. Elaborating on his World is Flat thesis, Friedman describes how this new global order puts creative, entrepreneurial individuals in the driver’s seat, and poses distinct new challenges and opportunities.
Web 2.0 Tutorial for Educators http://web2tutorial.wikispaces.com/ Web 2.0 Tutorial for Educators
Teachers are using the new Web 2.0 tools to launch their classroom into the 21st century. Students are creating online content, collaborating with other students around the world and showcasing their work to a global audience.
Web 2.0 facilitates professional networking. It provides authentic learning experiences for students, and it encourages global awareness, creativity, innovation, critical thinking and collaboration.
The knowledge our students will gain from engaging with Web 2.0 technologies will foster the communication and information literacy skills that are required in the 21st century.
Women of Web 2.0 http://www.womenofweb2.com/ Women of Web 2.0
WOW2 is for all who are using the tools of the internet whether it be in a classroom setting, leading seminars, authoring books, maintaining blogs or wikis, or just enjoying the tools of the internet in an educational and exciting way.
WOW2 is brought to you by Cheryl Oakes, Jennifer Wagner, Sharon Peters, & Vicki Davis, four women who not only love using the tools of the Internet but also love sharing the tools with others.
Web 2.0 as a Social Movement http://www.webology.ir/2007/v4n2/a40.html Web 2.0 as a Social Movement
The current discussions on Web 2.0 development represent a significant development in the continuing interaction of technological developments and communications rights. In this paper the social movement for a right to communicate and the discourse surrounding Web 2.0 development are compared to demonstrate how Web 2.0 is a manifestation of an ongoing interaction between this human rights social movement and communication technology.
Weaving Web 2.0 into Classroom Practice http://tinyurl.com/32ks6n Weaving Web 2.0 into Classroom Practice
I.B. Asia Pacific Teachers Convention March 2007 (pdf of PowerPoint)
Web 2.0 : Videos and PowerPoints http://web2videos.blogspot.com/ The link above goes to one of the Shambles "Forest of Theme Blogs" pages that provides videos and other multimedia resources to support the topic here.
If you would like to see all of the Theme Blogs then go to the full list at http://www.shambles.net/blogforest or click where you see this button
How Web 2.0 is changing medicine http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/333/7582/1283 How Web 2.0 is changing medicine
Medical librarians suggest that rather than intrinsic benefits of the platform itself, it's the spirit of open sharing and collaboration that is paramount.2 The more we use, share, and exchange information on the web in a continual loop of analysis and refinement, the more open and creative the platform becomes; hence, the more useful it is in our work.
The Infinite Thinking Machine http://www.infinitethinking.org The Infinite Thinking Machine
The Infinite Thinking Machine (ITM) is designed to help teachers and students thrive in the 21st century. Through an active blog, a weekly Internet TV show, and other media resources, the ITM shares a "bazillion practical ideas" for turning the infinite universe of information into knowledge. We showcase examples of innovative instructional methods, talk with leading experts, and share real stories from the classroom to improve how we think, learn, teach, and live. And we try to have a little fun along the way.
The ITM is a positive vehicle for K-12 educators to share stories and ideas that tap into the infinite resources available on the Internet.
Inside the Mind of a Web 2.0 Developer http://www.schoolcio.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=192200020 Inside the Mind of a Web 2.0 Developer
An interview with Elgg cofounder David Tosh.
Among the many emerging Web 2.0 tools is Elgg, an open-source platform that lets users create their own “learning landscape” through personal profiles, e-portfolios, blogs, and other tools.
Founded in 2004 by Dave Tosh and Ben Werdmuller, Elgg has been adopted by several universities and a handful of K–12 schools (See “Community 2.0”). School CIO spoke to the Scotland-based Tosh by phone this summer.
Web 2.0: The 24 Minute Documentary http://tinyurl.com/r88vj Web 2.0: The 24 Minute Documentary
A couple of weeks ago Michael Arrington got together with a number of startup CEOs and executives to video a discussion about Web 2.0. Participating in the discussion were Aaron Cohen (Bolt), Scott Milener and Steven Lurie (Browster), Keith Teare (edgeio), Steven Marder (Eurekster), Joe Kraus (JotSpot), Jeremy Verba (Piczo), Auren Hoffman (Rapleaf), Chris Alden (Rojo), Gautam Godhwani (Simply Hired), Jonathan Abrams (Socializr), David Sifry (Technorati), Matt Sanchez (Video Egg) and Michael Tanne (Wink).
The topics discussed included:
1. What is Web 2.0?
2. Are we in a bubble?
3. What are the business models that will work on the web today?
4. What is the role of publishers in a user generated world?
5. How important and how big is the early adopter crowd?
K-12 Educators Guide To Web 2.0 (teachinghacks) http://tinyurl.com/fbnx4 K-12 Educators Guide To Web 2.0 (teachinghacks)
Web 2.0 Tools for Education (Workshop/Presentation) http://whiplash.pbwiki.com/ Web 2.0 Tools for Education : Presentations
This will be a lightening fast introduction to a selection of powerful online tools that teachers and students can use in and out of the classroom.
I will discuss some powerful uses of one tool in 10 minutes. When the alarm goes off I'll stop and move on to the next tool.
When we're all done you'll probably have Whiplash! You'll have the next hour to recover with some self-directed and guided exploration into the tool(s) that most interests you.
The audio from this workshop will be recorded and uploaded to this wiki as a series of 10 minute podcasts -- one for each tool we discussed. Look at the bottom of each page for links to the audio.
Front Page | Social Bookmarking | RSS | Wikis | Podcasting | The Cool and The Uber Cool |
Web 2.0 resources at the Internet Archive http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=web%202.0 Web 2.0 resources at the "Internet Archive"
Some brilliant resources in all forms including multimedia presentations .. audio and video e.g.
Web 2.0 Defined - Sue Summerford
Podcast to demo to teachers in workshop how "not" to podcast
Podcast52: Stories About Web 2.0 - Wesley A. Fryer
Podcast29: Thinking Critically About Web 2.0
Web 2.0 : The internet is getting more inter(active). But at what cost?
Introducing Web 2.0 (Part 1 of 3) - Paul Allilson
.... and the list goes on .....
Power of Web 2.0 (online video 2 mins) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6SefbFbixI Power of Web 2.0 : online video
Web 2.0 has made many of us a broadcaster with a global audience. Blogging, Podcasting and Video Sharing has changed our interactions forever.
Online Video introducing Web 2.0 (5 mins) http://youtube.com/watch?v=nsa5ZTRJQ5w Online Video introducing Web 2.0 (5 mins)
Using the Web 2.0 write up in Wikipedia this video is to help teach educators about Web 2.0 tools.
An introduction to the NEW worldwide web http://www.shambles.net/web2/comingofage/ Coming of Age: An introduction to the NEW worldwide web
The main objectives of this free publication are first to inspire teachers to want to try some of these "new tools" (web 2.0) for themselves and with their classes, and then to provide practical advice and guidance on how to do so.
free pdf download
Internet 2 http://www.internet2.edu/about/ Do not confuse "Internet 2" with "Web 2.0"
Internet2 is a consortium being led by 207 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies, accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet. Internet2 is recreating the partnership among academia, industry and government that fostered today? Internet in its infancy.
Web 2.0 : for Teaching and Learning http://tinyurl.com/or692 Web 2.0: A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning?
Create your own Web 2.0 Company http://andrewwooldridge.com/myapps/webtwopointoh.html Create your own Web 2.0 Company
Here you will find a pre-created VC friendly Web 2.0 company just for you!
Note: this is just a little programmatic satire. Any semblance to an actual company is purely accidental and not intentional! It's supposed to be funny :)
Web 2.0 for Designers http://www.digital-web.com/articles/web_2_for_designers/ Web 2.0 for Designers
Web 2.0 Design: Bootstrapping the Social Web
There are six trends that characterize Web 2.0 for designers. In this introductory article we?l summarize each of those trends and give brief examples. In upcoming articles we?l explore each trend in more detail.