Here is a thumbnail sketch of some interesting work that Paula Naugle 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: Paula Naugle
Application type: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Skype Call, Skype call
Age range: 9-11 years
Description of project
My 4th graders in Louisiana and Jan Wells' 4th graders in Kansas read the book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs together via a Skype video call. Both classes practiced their reading fluency and voice before performing for each others' class.
Benefits of using Web 2.0
Motivation,Participation,Variety of means of expression,Ownership,Attention to detail,Peer assessment,Forms of literacy,Collaboration
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: