Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms (Multimedia Kit): A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

Book
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: - Weblogs - Wikis - Rich Site Summary (RSS) feeds and aggregators - Podcasts - 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.