Why would you want to integrate web 2.0 in lessons? The benefits to education are so huge you will wonder how anyone does not use web 2.0. Let’s take a look at some of the main advantages of web 2.0 in the classroom.
Sharing Students’ Writing: Have you ever looked for an innovative, and engaging way to share your students’ writing? If so, look into using the Audioboo app or website combined with iTunes. Using an Internet connected device, students are able to use the Audioboo app or web recorder to record their writing for publishing on the […]
What are the characteristics of an innovative educator? Reflective – As an educator, it is important to reflect on what is working and what is not. Even though it can be a little uncomfortable, we have to admit when a great lesson was really a flop. We must constantly examine our processes and our concepts to […]
With the abundance of web 2.0 sites available, it is easier than ever to integrate web 2.0 in the classroom. Let’s go step-by-step and discover what the term web 2.0 means in the educational setting and the benefits for classroom use.
There was a recent comment in the New Yorker by Louis Menand that got me doing some research. My kids attend a French primary school and so the news that the french president, Francois Hollande, was intending to outlaw homework definitely caught my attention. Fighting with my son and daughter to learn the word pour la dicteé […]
You probably know I love FlipSnack…it’s a web 2.0 tool to create virtual flipping books. Upload a PDF and voila! You have a super cool virtual book that works awesome on an interactive whiteboard. But, did you know FlipSnack is only one of many cool tools provided by SnackTools? Let’s take a look. Have you […]
Even with tight school budgets, you can still find amazing software for your PC at no cost. That’s right…completely free! Let’s check out the must have open source software for your classroom. Audacity Audacity is an indispensable classroom tool for recording and editing audio. Import, export, record and edit just about any type of audio […]
This is so inspiring and rocks the world of education. Please watch this video and post your comments…is this amount of change possible?