Thursday, April 28, 2011
There are hundreds if not thousands of web 2.0 applications, tools and platforms to select from, which can be very overwhelming for educators who want to begin integrating technology into education but don't know where to start. However by learning just one or two technologies, their pros and cons, and how they can be incorporated into the classroom, most educators overcome their fears of and develop a certain comfortability level with tech. usage. Check out this link which shows how teachers can use web 2.0 applications to truly build community in the classroom. Although 13 different applications are displayed, consider how incorporating one or two of the applications can truly enhance authentic learning in the classroom.