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Web 2.0 Apps and RtI

Started this discussion. Last reply by Morgan Kolis Jun 27, 2010. 2 Replies

Does anyone know if someone has put together a list of RtI interventions that utilize Web 2.0 apps?  It seems to me that if the traditional techniques have not improved reading, it would be valuable…Continue

Tags: web 2.0, Interventions, RtI

Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brent Spencer Aug 17, 2010. 12 Replies

I'd like to get some input from Social Studies educators, out there, on what you are doing in Web 2.0.  Please share the apps you are using and a little about how you are using them.

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Started Nov 15, 2009 0 Replies

Does anyone know how to get the twitter widget to function on "my page"? I tried copying and pasting the embed code from twitter but nothing happens. Ideas?

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Becky Foellmer left a comment for Alexis Burke Western
"So sorry I am just seeing this, now. If it is still helpful, here's how to do it. Set up your own gmail account (like bfoellmer@gmail.com, then have the kids use your gmail in this format: bfoellmer+jdoe@gmail.com, where "jdoe" is…"
Nov 26, 2010
Brent Spencer replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators
"These sound like great ideas! I'm going to be teaching social studies again for the first time in a few years - it's always been my favorite subject to teach! There are so many cool tools out there now in the Web 2.0 world to access now.…"
Aug 17, 2010
Morgan Kolis replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Web 2.0 Apps and RtI
"** Correction- "DIBELS""
Jun 27, 2010
Morgan Kolis replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Web 2.0 Apps and RtI
"How about using Flip Cams or Digital Storytelling Tools to record students Oral Reading Fluency (taking baseline using the DIBLES assessments)? You can then record Readers' Theaters, then rerecord ORF assessments and ask students to make self…"
Jun 22, 2010
Becky Foellmer replied to Jo's discussion Wordle
"My students just used Wordle to create nametags to put on their monitors. We use the print screen function to copy the Wordle, then paste it into a publisher document, crop it, fold it and you have a nametag! Here's what the publisher document…"
Mar 18, 2010
Becky Foellmer posted a discussion

Web 2.0 Apps and RtI

Does anyone know if someone has put together a list of RtI interventions that utilize Web 2.0 apps?  It seems to me that if the traditional techniques have not improved reading, it would be valuable to explore taking advantage of Web 2.0 apps as interventions.  Particularly, I would think this would be of value with those in Tier 3.  I'm curious if anyone has any ideas or input on this.
Mar 18, 2010
Doug Byrnes replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators
"Here is a list I used for the American Revolution and my list of topics we will use with the Civil War."
Jan 29, 2010
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Jan 28, 2010
Becky Foellmer replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators
"Thank you for the ideas. I hadn't seen Bubbl.us, so I really appreciate you mentioning it. I do, really, like Quizlet and Google Docs! Becky"
Jan 28, 2010
Becky Foellmer replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators
"Doug, Thank you, as well, for the specific example of how you used Glogster. I might be in touch about getting the list of topics, if you don't mind. Thanks, again, Becky"
Jan 28, 2010
Becky Foellmer replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators
"I haven't used Glogster, yet, but have explored it a bit. I do think it has some great possibilities in the SS classroom, especially, at the junior high level. Thank you for bringing it up and confirming that it is being used, currently, in…"
Jan 28, 2010
Becky Foellmer replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators
"This is a really neat idea! I didn't think of allowing the kids to backchannel and I'm not sure about it at my level - junior high - but it's something I, now, can think about and try to determine if there's a way to make it…"
Jan 28, 2010
Becky Foellmer replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators
"Thomas, Thanks so much for this wealth of info. and for taking the time to share. I am sure that I am not the only one, here, who will benefit tremendously. Becky"
Jan 28, 2010
Jeanette Parham replied to Becky Foellmer's discussion Favorite Web 2.0 Apps of Social Studies Educators
"I am not a Social Studies educator but I would think that the use of Web 2.0 tools would be based on what one is attempting to accomplish. For example if one wants to create a collaborative graphic organizer to better understand historical…"
Jan 28, 2010

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At 8:00am on November 30, 2009, Alexis Burke Western said…
Becky,
I would love to know how you used gmail to set up student accounts.Thanks!
At 12:54pm on November 15, 2009, Adrienne P Watson said…
Hi Becky, went and checked out your blog. Some really useful things on there. I am getting so blogged down though with all the wonderful things I am discovering! Hope I come up on your revolving planet: did see a South African flag, but it was from Verwoerdburg and I am from Pietermaritzburg in Kwazulu-Natal. I live at HIlton College (private boys school) but work at Pietermaritzburg Girls High school, a government school; perhaps you could get your kids to Google Earth them and see what SA schools look like?
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