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Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms (Multimedia Kit)
A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

Third Edition


May 2010 | 40 pages | Corwin
Featuring the third edition of Will Richardson's best-selling book Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, this comprehensive multimedia kit provides staff developers with the necessary materials for helping teachers use new Internet technologies to advance teaching practices, student learning, classroom communication, and academic performance. Emphasizing the critical issues of information literacy and Internet safety, this one-stop resource allows facilitators to provide both novice and tech-savvy educators with step-by-step guidance for expanding the primary and secondary curriculum through Web tools such as:

- Weblogs

- Wikis

- Rich Site Summary (RSS) feeds and aggregators

- Podcasts

- Social bookmarking

- Online photo galleries

- Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and Second Life

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development includes:

- The third edition of the companion book, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, providing updated research and user-friendly descriptions of the latest available technologies

- A 51-minute, content-rich DVD with Will Richardson as well as teachers and students discussing and demonstrating specific teaching applications and providing practical tips and suggestions

- A step-by-step facilitator's guide connecting the book's core content to the DVD and including segment prompts, workshop outlines, extended workshop activities, discussion questions, and key points of emphasis

- A companion CD-ROM containing a digital copy of the entire facilitator's guide

An indispensable resource for anyone planning, designing, or conducting training about integrating the power of Web technologies with daily instruction, this all-in-one package is perfect for use with pairs, small workshops, or large seminars.

 
About the Author
 
Introduction
How to Use This Guide

 
How to Use the DVD

 
Additional Resources for Facilitators

 
 
Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms
Welcome and Workshop Starter

 
 
1. The Read/Write Web
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
2. Weblogs: Pedagogy and Practice
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
3. Weblogs: Get Started!
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
4. Wikis: Easy Collaboration for All
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
5. RSS: The New Killer App for Educators
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
6. The Social Web: Learning Together

 
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
7. Fun With Flickr: Creating, Publishing, and Using Images Online
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
8. Podcasting, Video and Screencasting, Live Streaming: Multimedia Publishing for the Masses
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
9. Social Networks: Facebook, Ning, Connections and Communities
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
10. What It All Means
Summary

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Activities

 
Practical Applications

 
 
Handouts
 
Sample Workshop Agendas
 
Workshop Evaluation Form

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ISBN: 9781412977517
£262.00