Here’s a thumbnail sketch of some interesting work that Marina Alfonso is doing with Web 2.0. It is taken from the forthcoming second edition of the free Web 2.0 projects Book which was published last year -- over 11,000 copies downloaded! The book itself will contain even more information, so look out for that early in 2010!
Name: Marina Alfonso
Application type: 21st Century Learning, Blog
Age range: 14-16 years
Description of project
These teenagers had never used computers in language learning. We started with a class blog where I posted activities;passed to individual blogs, where they publish videos, podcasts, etc.We'll also work on a collaborative project with students from Brazil
Benefits of using Web 2.0
Motivation,Participation,Variety of means of expression,Any time,Anywhere,Ownership,Peer assessment,Forms of literacy,Collaboration,Creativity
Are you doing interesting work with Web 2.0 applications in your school or college? If so, why not contribute to a new ebook containing ideas that other teachers can pick up and use? Further information is right here:
Look out for more 'thumbnail sketches' next week.