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Written for educators of all levels and disciplines, this third edition of the best-selling book Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms provides real examples from K–12 teachers around the world who are at the forefront of bringing today's Web tools into their schools and to their students. This book is filled with practical advice on how teachers and students can use the Web to learn more, create more, and communicate better.
Updated with materials on Web publishing and information literacy, this invaluable handbook helps students and teachers use Web tools within the classroom to enhance student learning and achievement.
This fully updated resource opens up a new technology toolbox for both novice and tech-savvy educators."Richardson's book was a touchstone for me when I started trying to figure out how to integrate participatory media into my teaching. I recommend this book to any teacher at any level who is interested in the learner-centric pedagogy that social media enables." -Howard Rheingold, Lecturer, Stanford University
"This book is loaded with insightful and honest advice about the Web 2.0 in education. Will Richardson has amassed decades of technology integration experience as a teacher, consultant, blogger, and educational leader. There are few like him and few books like this.”-Curtis J. Bonk, Professor, Indiana University
"The best guide you can find to using the power of the Internet in your classroom." -Jeff Jarvis, Author of What Would Google Do?
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Third Edition||p. ix|
|About the Author||p. xi|
|The Read/Write Web||p. 1|
|A New World Wide Web||p. 2|
|Extraordinary Changes||p. 3|
|The Read/Write Web in Education||p. 6|
|Social Learning||p. 7|
|Learners as Teachers||p. 8|
|The Toolbox||p. 9|
|Keeping Students Safe||p. 11|
|Weblogs: Pedagogy and Practice||p. 17|
|Weblogs in Schools||p. 20|
|The Pedagogy of Weblogs||p. 26|
|Blogging Across the Curriculum||p. 33|
|Blogs as Resources||p. 37|
|Classroom Uses of Weblogs||p. 39|
|Standards for the English Language Arts Sponsored by NCTE and IRA||p. 41|
|Weblogs: Get Started!||p. 43|
|Start Small||p. 44|
|Blogging With Students||p. 45|
|Blog Safety||p. 46|
|Blog Software||p. 47|
|Blogging Step by Step||p. 48|
|Adding Pictures and More to Blog Posts||p. 52|
|Wikis: Easy Collaboration for All||p. 55|
|The Challenge of Wikipedia in Schools||p. 59|
|Wikis in Schools||p. 60|
|Examples of Wikis in K-12 Education||p. 63|
|Wiki Tools for Schools||p. 66|
|Other Wiki Tools and Resources||p. 68|
|RSS: The New Killer App for Educators||p. 71|
|Setting Up an RSS Feed Reader||p. 73|
|Reading and Sharing||p. 76|
|Using RSS Feeds in the Classroom||p. 77|
|Combining RSS Feeds||p. 81|
|ncluding RSS Feeds in Your Weblog||p. 81|
|Reading RSS Feeds||p. 82|
|The Social Web: Learning Together||p. 85|
|Welcome to the Twitterverse!||p. 86|
|Social Bookmarking Services||p. 89|
|Fun With Flickr: Creating, Publishing, and Using Images Online||p. 101|
|Introducing Flickr||p. 102|
|Learning With Flickr||p. 103|
|Flickr in Practice||p. 108|
|More Flickr Fun||p. 109|
|Podcasting, Video and Screencasting, and Live Streaming: Multimedia Publishing for the Masses||p. 111|
|Podcasts and Schools||p. 115|
|Getting Started With Podcasting||p. 117|
|Live Streaming-Web TV for the Classrooms||p. 125|
|Social Networks: Facebook, Ning, Connections, and Communities||p. 131|
|Facebook for Personal Connections||p. 133|
|Facebook in the Classroom||p. 136|
|A Ning for All Passions||p. 139|
|Ning in the Classroom||p. 141|
|Setting Up Your Ning Site||p. 144|
|What It All Means||p. 147|
|New Literacies||p. 148|
|The Big Shifts||p. 149|
|Just the Beginning||p. 155|
|Epilogue: The Classroom of the Read/Write Web||p. 157|
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