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Richardson, Will
Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful Web tools for classrooms / Will Richardson
3rd ed
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1044.87 .R53 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Internet in education
Educational Web sites
Wikis (Computer science)
Teaching -- Aids and devices
Physical Description xi, 171 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-164) and index
Summary Explore the wide world of new, easy-to-use Web publishing and information gathering tools with this book. Written for educators of all levels and disciplines, this third edition provides real examples from K-12 teachers around the world who are at the forefront of bringing today's Web tools into their schools and to their students. It is filled with practical advice on how teachers and students can use the Web to learn more, create more, and communicate better. This fully updated resource opens up a new technology toolbox for both novice and tech-savvy educators. The author provides clear explanations of specific teaching applications, with how-to steps for teaching with: Weblogs; Wikis; Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds and aggregators; Social bookmarking; Online photo galleries; Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter. Updated with materials on Web publishing and information literacy, this handbook is designed to help students and teachers use Web tools within the classroom to enhance student learning and achievement
Contents The read/write Web -- Weblogs : pedagogy and practice -- Weblogs : get started! -- Wikis : easy collaboration for all -- RSS : the new killer app for educators -- The social Web : learning together -- Fun with Flickr : creating, publishing, and using images online -- Podcasting, video and screencasting, and live streaming : multimedia publishing for the masses -- Social networks : Facebook, Ning, connections, and communities -- What it all means -- Epilogue : the classroom of the read/write Web

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