Featuring the third edition of Will Richardson's best-selling book Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, this comprehensive multimedia kit provides staff developers with the necessary materials for helping teachers use new Internet technologies to advance teaching practices, student learning, classroom communication, and academic performance. Emphasizing the critical issues of information literacy and Internet safety, this one-stop resource allows facilitators to provide both novice and tech-savvy educators with step-by-step guidance for expanding the primary and secondary curriculum through Web tools such as:
- Rich Site Summary (RSS) feeds and aggregators
- Social bookmarking
- Online photo galleries
- Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and Second Life
Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development includes:
- The third edition of the companion book, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, providing updated research and user-friendly descriptions of the latest available technologies
- A 51-minute, content-rich DVD with Will Richardson as well as teachers and students discussing and demonstrating specific teaching applications and providing practical tips and suggestions
- A step-by-step facilitator's guide connecting the book's core content to the DVD and including segment prompts, workshop outlines, extended workshop activities, discussion questions, and key points of emphasis
- A companion CD-ROM containing a digital copy of the entire facilitator's guide
An indispensable resource for anyone planning, designing, or conducting training about integrating the power of Web technologies with daily instruction, this all-in-one package is perfect for use with pairs, small workshops, or large seminars.
"This book deals with such a hot topic in a wonderfully practical way. We need a solid book explaining and illustrating and letting teachers know about these powerful tools. This book meets the need in an awesome way!" (Mike Muir, Director, Maine Center for Meaningful Engaged Learning 2005-11-21)
"This author is a gem! It startles me to be 'pulled' so happily through a text about these new Web tools in the context of good literacy instruction." (Gary Graves, Senior Research and Evaluation Advisor, Technology in Education 2005-11-21)
"Richardson shares first hand classroom experience of how the read / write web opens up new possibilities for students to learn from each other and from authors, scientists, and other professionals."
(EducationPR, wordpress.com 2006-03-22)
"Whether it?s blogs, or wikis, or RSS, all roads now point to a Web where little is done in isolation . . . That?s not to say that in this new world students don?t do their own work. But it does mean that responsibility for that work is in some way shared. Learning is a continuous conversation among many participants."
"Shows teachers how to integrate new Web tools into their instruction to both enhance their practice and foster student learning. Gives guidance on teaching students how to use the Internet responsibly."
(Education Week, April 26, 2006 2006-04-26) "This comprehensive guide on how to incorporate podcasts, screen-casting, blogs and other multimedia features into today's journalism brings convergence to the classroom."
(Melanie Lo Communicator
"Richardson understands digital tools and is able to translate that understanding to his readers. He writes about teens using the software in appropriate and innovative ways to illustrate what can and should be occurring in classrooms." (Teachers College Record, June 2006 2006-06-01)
"Very user-friendly. Gives a step-by-step method through which students can maximize their learning strengths and transform into engaging, successful learners." (Magdalena M. C. Mok 2006-07-26) "An absolute must for anyone attempting to keep up-to-date with Web tools for the classroom. Preservice or practicing educators, teachers, administrators, parents, or interested parties can find all they want to know about the new tools of the Read/Write Web, including what they are, what they do, how teachers use them, and the first steps to take toward using them."
(CHOICE, September 2006 2007-04-01) "Clearly and persuasively written, the book is loaded with information about the cutting-edge Internet features that make up so-called Web 2.0. Richardson meticulously makes connections between these tools and the classroom. He is comfortable writing about both the pedagogical implications of the technologies and also the directions for using them."
(Los Angeles Times, 6 March 2007 2007-09-11) "This is the book to read if you are keen to use Web tools in your classroom but aren't quite sure where to start. Richardson's book makes clear not just how to integrate such tools in your classroom, but why you should and what difference it can make in your teaching."
(New Zealand Studies of Applied Linguistics, July 2007 2007-10-12)
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