|Web 2.0 to Teach and Learn|
|Introduction: The Machine is Us/ing Us, a video distributed via YouTube and TeacherTube by Michael Wesch.|
Integration of a Transformational Nature
21st Century Students
My 21st Century Kids
- Did You Know by Karl Fisch & Scott McLeod
- They want to be involved, engaged, participating.
- They use technology tools effectively to learn outside of school.
- They are publishers as much as consumers.
- They deserve equitable access if they don't have it outside of school.
- Pew Internet: Social Networking Web sites and Teens: An Overview, January 2007
of teens have a social networking personal profile (MySpace, FaceBook,
etc.). Over half of these teens visit their site once or more per day.
- PEW Internet: Cyber bulling and Online Teens, June 2007
of teenagers who use the internet have been on the receiving end of
bullying type behaviors online, ranging from annoying to menacing. The
most common form is making their private information public online.
- However, the majority still feel bullying is much worse and happens more often in person than online.
- PEW Internet: Teens and Technology - Youth are leading the transition to a fully wired and mobile nation, July 2005
- 87% of teens (defined as age 12-17) use the internet; 51% daily.
- 84% of teens own one or more "personal media device" such as a computer, laptop, cell phone, PDA, etc. and 44% have two or more.
- 45% of teens own cell phones and 33% text. They prefer texting/instant messaging to email.
- 81% of online teens are gamers.
- The largest jump in online use occurs -n seventh grade.
- Digital Equity
- Digital Citizenship
- A Vision of K-12 Students Today
Relationship to Standards
- Common Craft Explanation
- Blogging for Professional Development
- General Education: Bud The Teacher, Kaffeeklatsch,
- Leadership: Principal Blogging Project, LeaderTalk, Lewis Elementary
- Curricular Areas/Teachers: EdBlogger, Math Forum,
- My Favorite Blogs (in no particular order): Higher Edison, 2 Cents Worth, Weblogg-ed, One-Trick Pony, Dangerously Irrelevant, Moving at the Speed of Creativity, Tech4Teaching, The Savvy Technologist,
- Blogging with Students
- Blogging Tools
- Micro Blogging with Twitter