Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development (3rd Revised edition)

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development (3rd Revised edition)

By: Willard H. Richardson (author)Mixed Media

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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.

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About Author

A parent of two middle-school-aged children, Will Richardson has been writing about the intersection of social online learning networks and education for the past 10 years at Weblogg-ed.com and in numerous journals and magazines such as Ed Leadership, Education Week, and English Journal. Recently, he shifted his blogging emphasis to willrichardson.com. Formerly a public school educator for 22 years, he is a co-founder of Powerful Learning Practice (plpnetwork.com), a unique professional development program that has mentored over 3,000 teachers worldwide in the last three years. His first book, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms (Corwin, 3rd Edition 2010) has sold over 80,000 copies and has impacted classroom practice around the world. His second book, Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education, was released in May, 2011. His articles have appeared in Educational Leadership, EdWeek, English Journal, Edutopia, and Principal Leadership, among others, and over the past six years, he has spoken to tens of thousands of educators in more than a dozen countries about the merits of learning networks for personal and professional growth. He is a national advisory board member of the George Lucas Education Foundation and a regular columnist for District Administration Magazine. Will lives in rural New Jersey with his wife, Wendy, and his children Tess and Tucker.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/05/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781412977517
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 40
  • ID: 9781412977517
  • weight: 880
  • ISBN10: 1412977517
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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