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Twitter, Wikis and games in education. by Mind Map: Twitter, Wikis and games in education.
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Twitter, Wikis and games in education.

games

Iphone apps

http://www.instituteofplay.com/

robotics

Scratch

Alice 3D

Starlogo

twitter

Professional development with other teachers

outside of school

Is it cheating?

Does web 2.0 cheapen general Knowledge

What information needs to be committed to memory?

Can you offload all knowledge to computers and the cloud?

Is information cheap?

Glen uses classroom blogs 2-5 times a week

http://inside.sfschool.org/users/gkenyon

post Problem of the week blog

The tools are not being developed for education we need to adapt them.

Questions

We need to use the ones that are out there

easy fit

not force fit

we don't buy software anymore

Moodle

Journals

Middle school especially concerns of "digital citizenship"

how far to let it go when kids push the limits

the more we doi it as professional student work the more respectful

wiki vs. blogs vs. google docs

Wiki

blogs

google docs

Other Web 2.0 Tools

Stykz - great annimation tool can be saved to QT then imported to GarageBand and students can create music background

Sample Stykz on Nancy's Blog

other tools

http://www.gapminder.org/ 

http://newmedialiteracies.org/