100+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction https://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 https://www.toptools4learning.com/ Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013
Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 Ė 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 yearís list HERE.
Which Web 2.0 Tool to Use? https://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.
Web 2 Implications for Students with Learning Disabilities https://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 https://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.
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.
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 https://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
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.
Web 2.0: The 24 Minute Documentary https://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?
Power of Web 2.0 (online video 2 mins) https://youtu.be/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) https://youtu.be/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 https://www.internet2.edu/about-us/ 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.
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.
Wikipedia entry for Web 2.0 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0 Wikipedia entry for Web 2.0
The term "Web 2.0" refers to what some people see as a second phase of development of the World Wide Web, including its architecture and its applications. As used by its proponents, the phrase refers to one or more of the following .....
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