Web 2.0 has arrived--find out (discover) how it can (crapper) transform teaching (doctrine) and learning!
What is Web 2.0? Once upon a time, Web sites were isolated (unaccompanied) information 'silos'--all content (noesis) and no functionality. Today, the next (incoming) generation of Web sites gives power (noesis) to the end-user, providing visitors with a new (newborn) level of customization, interaction, and participation. Many Web sites now (today) allow users to upload, categorize, and share (deal) content (noesis) easily. Weblogs and podcasts allow (earmark) anyone to publish (publicize) or broadcast (programme) on any (some) topic. Wikis provide (wage) information (aggregation) that is constantly updated by the end-user. Open-source software (code) is free (liberated) and customizable. These new (newborn) technologies are changing (dynamical) our relationship (relation) to the Internet.
What can (crapper) Web 2.0 tools offer (substance) educators? Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools provides a comprehensive (broad) overview of the emerging (aborning) Web 2.0 technologies and their use (ingest) in the classroom (room) and in professional (professed) development. Topics include (allow) blogging as a natural (uncolored) tool for writing (composition) instruction, wikis and their role (persona) in project (send) collaboration, podcasting as a useful (multipurpose) means of presenting information (aggregation) and ideas, and how to use (ingest) Web 2.0 tools for professional (professed) development. Also included are a discussion (communicating) of Web 2.0 safety (country) and security (section) issues and a look (countenance) toward the future (forthcoming) of the Web 2.0 movement. Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools is essential (primary) reading for teachers, administrators, technology (profession) coordinators, and teacher (pedagogue) educators.
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The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the trusted (trusty) source for professional (professed) development, knowledge (noesis) generation, advocacy and leadership (activity) for innovation. ISTE is the premier (execute) membership association (connexion) for educators and education (activity) leaders engaged (geared) in improving (rising) teaching (doctrine) and learning (acquisition) by advancing (onward) the effective (trenchant) use (ingest) of technology (profession) in PK-12 and teacher (pedagogue) education. Home of the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS), the Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology (CARET), and ISTE's annual (period) conference (formerly known (famous) as the National Educational Computing Conference, or NECC), ISTE represents more than 100,000 professionals worldwide. We support (hold) our members with information, networking opportunities, and guidance (counselling) as they face (grappling) the challenge (contest) of transforming education.
Some of the areas in which we publish (publicize) are:
-Web. 2.0 in the classroom-RSS, podcasts, and more
-National Educational Technology Standards (NETS)
-Professional development (utilization) for educators and administrators
-Integrating technology (profession) into the classroom (room) and curriculum
-Safe practices for the Internet (cyberspace) and technology
-Educational technology (profession) for parents
Paperback: 270 pages
Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education; First Edition edition (October 15, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds