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Web 2 Workshop IETC

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Web 2.0 Workshop

David S. Jakes

Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL





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Workshop Introductory Resources:



An Introduction to An Introduction to Web 2.0


Web 2.0 Tools:  descriptions of each can be found below.



Social Bookmarking

RSS and Aggregators



List of Web 2.0 Tools


Reading list for Web 2.0


Web 2.0 Movies


PowerPoint presentations from this workshop



Web 2.0?  What is it?  What is different?


  • participatory
  • collaborative
  • changing nature of information, and who produces it, and how it is consumed.
  • dependent upon network and network effects


Examples of Web 2.0 tools:  The Big 5




What does this mean for education and kids?  Will this change the landscape of the classroom and the learning that takes place there?  How do classrooms become more permeable? 


Social networking at IBM


Part A:  Understrating a framework for learning with technology


1.  The technology supports a fundamental literacy that the school believes in

2.  The technology adds value to the learning process | it takes learning to a place that could not be achieved unless the technology had been included.

3.  The use of technology is framed within a sound instructional pedagogy.

4.  There is assessment data that enables the evaluation of the learning, and of the application of technology, if possible.


Within the context of this framework, it is my belief that the following skills must be developed in students.

Student Skills


  • Connect
  • Create
  • Communicate
  • Collaborate



Part B:  Developing a Personal Learning Network


STEP 1:  GET AN AGGREGATOR.  We'll use Netvibes.  GET a Netvibes account.

STEP 2:  Blogs to subscribe to:

Blog of Proximal Development:  Konrad Glogowski  (http://www.teachandlearn.ca/blog/)

Remote Access:  Clarence Fisher (http://remoteaccess.typepad.com)

Weblogg-ed:  Will Richardson (http://www.weblogg-ed.com/)

2 Cent's Worth:(http://davidwarlick.com/2cents)

techLEARNING blog (http://www.techlearning.com/blog)



STEP 3:  Add del.icio.us users






Introducing Social Bookmarking
Understanding how to use tags | Tags as a folksonomy | See Tag information from del.icio.us | Tag Cloud-Most Popular at del.icio.us | NECC tags post-Jeff Utecht
My del.icio.us account is here.
Putting resources into del.icio.us | Participant worktime
Instructions for importing your browser favorites can be found here.
Expanding del.icio.us | del.icio.us Part II: Understanding Your Network, Your Subscriptions, Links for You
Getting a Furl.net account | Why?  Furl makes a copy of the Web page, so I use Furl when I encounter transitory content, such as in newspaper sites, which will generally disappear, so I put it into Furl so I always have it.
Time for adding resources into del.icio.us and Furl.
  • To save to Furl, go to http://www.furl.net/save
  • To save to del.icio.us, login and click on Post, add the URL, click Save and then add the additional data



and add a tag for Web 2.0:  http://del.icio.us/tag/web2.0



STEP 4:  Get a del.icio.us account




STEP 5:  Get a WIKI.  We'll use PB Wiki



STEP 6:  Breathe Deeply






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