Welcome to Integrating Technology into the Classroom with a focus on Web 2.0

This wiki is setup to explore and brainstorm ways to integrate Web 2.0 technologies into our teaching.
This site is used in conjunction with PD classes or just a location for teachers to browse and explore Web 2.0 tools.

"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot
learn, unlearn, and relearn."
--Alvin Toffler, American futurist

Web 2.0:

Overview for teachers and students Web 2.0 tools and technologies


  • Research Web 2.0 tools and social networking sites and apply to the classroom
  • Brainstorm effective, appropriate educational applications
  • Connect with students using 21st Century Skills

Note: I have been using pbwiki now pbworks for several years to offer similar content and decided to test out wikispaces!
Link http://technologypd.pbwiki.com/ or http://technologypd.pbworks.com/ (link http://pbworks.com/)

7 Things you Should Know about

link http://www.educause.edu/7Things
- Flip Cameras http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7043.pdf

71/2 Habits of High Successful Life Long Learners

Watch and Listen
Link http://www.plcmc.org/public/learning/player.html

SlideShare http://www.slideshare.net/josteen/highly-effective-habits-of-successful-lifelong-learners

Video of the Month

Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XMa91uf-so

100 Free Online Lectures that will make you a better teacher

Video - Harnessing the Power of Social Networks in Teaching and Learning
Link http://beyond3rs.ning.com/video/harnessing-the-power-of-social
Great professional development video. Alec Couros delivered the closing keynote presentation at the 2009 Summer Faculty Institute program at the University of Delaware on June 5, 2009. This wonderful presentation lasts 70 minutes and will give you an overview of what's new on the social networking front and how it applies to teaching.

W29-Engaging Millenial Students with Web 2.0 Tools

21st Century Schools: Learning in the Digital Age

PBS Frontline http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/resources/teachers/