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Empowering students with Web 2.0 tools. Libraries2L - Learning and Literature. Ken Price kenjprice.edublogs.org. Before we start!. Please start 3 web browsers and open these sites: your work or home email, so you can read it later. kenjprice.edublogs.org www.delicious.com. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p> Empowering students with Web 2.0 tools. Libraries2L - Learning and Literature Ken Price kenjprice.edublogs.org</p></li><li><p>Before we start!Please start 3 web browsers and open these sites:</p><p>your work or home email, so you can read it later.kenjprice.edublogs.orgwww.delicious.com </p></li><li><p>Typical studentwho ensures that each studentissupported in ICT across ALL learning areas?e.g. who ensures each student can maintain an online collection of notes for their physical education class, the half-written work about the Gold Rush, and the shared notes for the fundraising activity they are organising accessible from home or school at any time?</p></li><li><p>Simple toolsA more formal tool to create documents, presentations etc. A showcase site, perhaps a weblog, with customisable appearance </p><p>Student controls who sees them. A personal space to store rough notes, works in progress, etc. A place to keep important URLs favourites</p></li><li><p>Usernames and passwords</p><p>Can use system/school email addresses, if well-managedCan use external email BUT multiple passwords are a headache Most Web 2.0 tools expectstudents to have an email address, for confirmation of registration management nightmare!</p></li><li><p>Usernames through disposable Gmail addressesyou create a "master" gmail address. For example wombatcreekschool@gmail.com </p><p>your students use a derivative of this username when they set up a Web2.0 tool. This derivative just adds a +sign followed by their name to your master email name egwombatcreekschool+jillabell@gmail.comwombatcreekschool+lorenefurmage@gmail.com etc</p><p>the clever bit - Gmail sees ALL these addresses as wombatcreekschool@gmail.com, so all the confirmation messages (and passwords) are mailed to your master email address wombatcreekschool@gmail.com.</p><p>You hand the passwords to the students and off they go. </p></li><li><p>Record usernames and passwords somewhere, accurately </p></li><li><p>http://www.google.com/notebook/Gives students a place to quickly assemble a setof notes for anygiven topic, andorganise them as required.</p><p>No images, etc -simply a note-taking tool, nothing more.Same username and passwordas the more sophisticated Google Docs - students can move content into that environment if they want.</p><p>Every student can have this - now.Tool 1 - Using Google Notebooks as a public/private note space</p></li><li><p>Tool 1 - Using Google Notebooks as a public/private note space</p></li><li><p>Tool 1 - Using Google Notebooks as a public/private note space</p><p>Student can create a notebook for every subject, project, study task, or topic. Each notebookcan have sections, each section can have multiple notes (sections of text). These can be moved around as needed.</p><p>Each notebook can be private, shared with a nominated group of colleagues (eg teacher, otherstudents - colleagues can view and edit the notes) or made public</p></li><li><p>Tool 2- del.icio.us as a personal, shareable online favourites toolwww.delicious.com</p><p>Click on Join NowCreate an account and WRITE DOWN YOUR USERNAME AND PWD!Follow creation process, then sign in to your account. Save a New Bookmark lets you add new items, or you can import existing favourites in bulk (see kenjprice.edublogs.org for file - save, unzip, then upload)student collections can be pre-populated with useful sites</p></li><li><p>Tool 3 a personal blog for every student</p></li><li><p>Tool 3 a personal blog for every student</p><p>www.edublogs.org provides every teacher and student with a free weblog. To set one up You now have a blog. You could use the disposable Gmail method to set up blogs for every student, or do it yourself.</p></li><li><p>edublogs in one page Log in via www.edublogs.orgSite Admin takes you to your dashboard (where you can control your blog)Write -&gt; Post lets you write an item. Save till ready, then PublishManage -&gt; Posts lets you edit old postsDesign lets you change the look and feel of the siteVisit Site lets you see what the world sees.</p></li><li><p>Resourceshttp://edublogs.org/support/ Edublogs support pagehttp://theedublogger.edublogs.org/ Edublogger, the official support blog for edublogs.http://blogwalker.edublogs.org/files/2008/05/edublogs_05-26a3wp.pdf Edublog guidehttp://docs.google.com/ Google Docshttp://delicious.com/help Del.icio.us help</p><p>kenjprice.edublogs.org Kens blog.</p></li></ul>