Course Number: EPC 500
Course Title: The Read/Write Web in the Classroom
Class #: 2420
Dates: July 13 – 17, 2009
Times: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Location: University of Southern Maine, Gorham Campus
Faculty: Alice Barr, Yarmouth School Department
Explore the use of Web 2.0 online tools that support student learning, collaboration, and communication extending beyond classroom walls. Educators will become familiar with what it means to be literate in the 21st century classroom. Weblogs, wikis, rss, online photo galleries, social bookmarking, podcasts, internet safety and various online tools will be explored. Registrants may bring their own laptop or use computers provided in the USM lab.
This is pretty interesting. I wonder how they plan to adapt the university to the learner.
Starts Today! The pre-conference session is available for viewing. The rest of the sessions start on Monday October 20th. Enjoy! This is the greatest free professional development!
Shelley Paul demoed her wiki K12 Learning 2.0. This is a site for their teachers to learn about web 2.0 Tools on theri own. The course is set up so they learn in professional learning communities and each week a new tool is introduced. It’s not about the tools. You need to understand the tools in order to use them.
She uses .sub to uplaod videos
Builds in “hey what’s in your RSS Reader? Must subscribe blogs: TechLearning, Students 2.0
BLC Link http://k12learning20.wikispaces.com/blc2008
ISTE’s National Educational Technology Standards for TEACHERS came out at NECC 2008. These standards are an excellent way to structure professional development. I encourage all teachers to take a look at these measures for supporting our students in the Digital Age