Unleash the power that new web tools bring to help students manipulate existing content and create new content with their own spin, a process that promotes critical thinking and deepens learning. This course introduces educators to tools such as Animoto, Glogster, and VoiceThread and provides suggestions for purposeful integration.
Web 2.0 Platforms for Networking
Encourage student creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking with Web 2.0 applications that infuse media in authentic publishing platforms. The web can be a safe and academically rigorous place for collaboration, where students can express opinions, share insights, and document their learning, and this course will show you how.
Put the power of Google to work for you in your classroom. Ranging from the incredibly popular Google Earth to lesser known tools such as Google Images and Google Translate, learn how to use some of the world’s most advanced technology to engage and inspire your students.
Encourage your students to collaborate online, demonstrate understanding through presentations, and analyze real time data. Using Discovery Education and your own curriculum as a guide, this course presents ways that Google can be used for collaboration between students and teachers, in a safe and protected environment.