Workshop:

The Wonderful World of Web 2.0

Workshop Description:

This workshop will be an overview of the many web 2.0 technologies that the students will teach the librarians in other workshops. Students will also introduce Voice Thread, a program that allows users to make a slide show and record their voices onto the slide show.

Objectives:

Our goal for this workshop is to provide an overview oft the web 2.0 technologies that are offered in the workshops. There will be a brief description given of each of the technologies. There will also be a special piece on Voice Thread. Students will teach the librarians how to make a slide show on Voice Thread and record their voices onto it.

Time:

Shirley will insert the time of this.

Materials:

  • High speed Internet access
  • Java enabled computers
  • Projector


Student Leaders:

Hope B.
Sydnee S.


Notes from Mrs. Davis:

Mrs. Davis will provide context on this workshop item.


Rough Draft of Presentation


  • 30 min. + - Web 2.0 slide show
- what is Web 2.0
- wikis, ning, podcast, IGoogle, Net Vibes, RSS, Diigo, virtual worlds, twitter, etc.
- how we use these in our classrooms
  • 10 min (12:05- 12:15) .- demonstration of Skype
- Skype phone call with Riley and Ethan