Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-16
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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With updated research and links, the second edition shows educators at all levels and disciplines how to use digital tools to create relevant, interactive learning experiences.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
About the Authorp. xiii
The Read/Write Webp. 1
A New World Wide Webp. 2
Extraordinary Changesp. 3
The Read/Write Web in Educationp. 5
Social Learningp. 6
Learners as Teachersp. 8
The Toolboxp. 9
Keeping Students Safep. 10
Weblogs: Pedagogy and Practicep. 17
Weblogs in Schoolsp. 20
The Pedagogy of Weblogsp. 26
Blogging Across the Curriculump. 32
Blogs as Resourcesp. 36
Classroom Uses of Weblogsp. 38
Standards for the English Language Arts Sponsored by NCTE and IRAp. 40
Weblogs: Get Started!p. 43
Start Smallp. 44
Blogging With Studentsp. 45
Blog Safetyp. 46
Blog Softwarep. 47
Blogging Step-by-Stepp. 48
Adding Pictures and More to Blog Postsp. 52
Wikis: Easy Collaboration for Allp. 55
The Challenge of Wikipedia in Schoolsp. 59
Wikis in Schoolsp. 60
Examples of Wikis in K-12 Educationp. 63
Wiki Tools for Schoolsp. 66
Other Wiki Tools and Resourcesp. 68
RSS: The New Killer App for Educatorsp. 71
Setting Up an RSS Feed Readerp. 73
Reading and Sharingp. 75
Using RSS Feeds in the Classroomp. 77
Combining RSS Feedsp. 81
Including RSS Feeds in Your Weblogp. 81
Reading RSS Feedsp. 82
The Social Web: Learning Togetherp. 85
Welcome to the Twitterverse!p. 86
Social Bookmarking Servicesp. 88
Fun With Flickr: Creating, Publishing, and Using Images Onlinep. 99
Introducing Flickrp. 100
Learning With Flickrp. 101
Flickr in Practicep. 105
More Flickr Funp. 107
Podcasting, Video and Screencasting, Live Streaming: Multimedia Publishing for the Massesp. 109
Podcastingp. 110
Podcasts and Schoolsp. 113
Getting Started With Podcastingp. 116
Screencastingp. 122
Live Streaming-Web TV for the Classroomsp. 124
What It All Meansp. 129
New Literaciesp. 130
The Big Shiftsp. 131
Just the Beginningp. 137
Epilogue: The Classroom of the Read/Write Webp. 139
Referencesp. 143
Indexp. 147
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