Out of Isolation Circles:Web 2.0 for Teacher Professional Development

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Published on June 3, 2007

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Out of Isolation Circles: Web 2.0 for Teacher Professional Development Hala Fawzi English Language Forum June 5, 2007

Agenda Isolation Circles Explanation of Web 2.0 The “How” Obstacles Keys

Isolation Circles

Explanation of Web 2.0

The “How”

Obstacles

Keys

Isolation Circles Conferences Seminars Workshops Group Discussions Lectures Journals Articles Periodicals ELT Magazines Limited expertise Limited opportunities for professional collaboration Lack of resources Untrained teachers area country class Institution NO:

Conferences

Seminars

Workshops

Group Discussions

Lectures

Journals

Articles

Periodicals

ELT Magazines

A Little bit about PD… “ The sum of all activities, both formal and informal , carried out by the individual or system to promote staff growth and renewal ” (Connors,1991) www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/2349g12.gif

“ teacher training is something that can be presented or managed by others ; teacher development is something that can be done by and for oneself ” Edge (1988) Training Development vs.

A little bit about Web 2.0… Coined by O'Reilly Media in 2003 Popularized by the first Web 2.0 conference in 2004 Refers to a second generation of web 1.0 Summarized in " social software" or tools that connect people and allow them to : contribute c ollaborate share information edit content create networks http://ru3.com/luc/uploaded_images/web2-big-745097.jpg

Coined by O'Reilly Media in 2003

Popularized by the first Web 2.0 conference in 2004

Refers to a second generation of web 1.0

Summarized in " social software" or tools that connect people and allow them to :

contribute

c ollaborate

share information

edit content

create networks

Web1.0 Web 2.0 Was one way was about reading was about ( tools ) was about home pages was about owning was about dialup was about output materials is two way is about ( reading &) writing is about users( teachers) is about blogs is about sharing is about broadband is about input materials The Web Now The Web We Knew http://tinyurl.com/2fvkka

Was one way

was about reading

was about ( tools )

was about home pages

was about owning

was about dialup

was about output materials

is two way

is about ( reading &) writing

is about users( teachers)

is about blogs

is about sharing

is about broadband

is about input materials

“ Developing will be augm ented by the tools we use ” Bottom Line? http://www.nickelodeon.com.au/yourworld/kid3000/index.php

Teachers move from the more traditional model of being isolated in their countries, areas and classes when developing themselves professionally , to one where they collaborate with colleagues around the world by participating in… “ How”?

Teachers move from the more traditional model of being isolated in their countries, areas and classes when developing themselves professionally , to one where they collaborate with colleagues around the world by participating in…

Conferences.. IATEFL, Aberdeen, February 2007 http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/iatefl2007/audio/interview012.mp3 Kafka :

Conferences..

http://dp-x.com/dpx_bc_4/dpx.php?dpxuser=dpx_bc_4&type=solo&pres=60&cmd=autoplay&media=wm Direct Link:http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/iatefl2007/video/session016/index.html Conferences.. IATEFL, Aberdeen, February 2007

http://community.britishcouncil.org/iatefl/ http://community.britishcouncil.org/iatefl/mod/forum/view.php?f=18 Conferences..

Manchester 2006 Discussion Forums.. Same ELT problems in other parts of the world

Elluminate Live Conferences.. TESOL 2006 Synchronous( live, at the same time)

Presentations.. Asynchronous( not at the same time) http :// www . alado . net / archive / webheads03232007part1 . htm

Workshops.. Google Groups

Workshops.. http://prosites-vstevens.homestead.com/files/efi/papers/qten2005/vancestevens2005qten_files/frame.htm Vance Webcast for QTEN Conference, Doha, Qatar. April 30 2005

http://www.santecnetwork.org/ Seminars.. Network of educational technology practitioners

Communities for teachers & educators.. http://tappedin.org/tappedin/ http://www.academici.net/ http://tinyurl.com/zew7x

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bloggingforbeginners/ Hands-on Workshops.. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/baw07/

Online Convergence.. http://schedule.wiaoc.org/ http://wiaoc.org/

Questions? Comments? People online?

Free Courses at the OU.. http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/home.php

http://www.archive.org/details/WesleyA.FryerPodcast80EncouragingReadingbyStephenKrashen Recorded Lectures..

Online Office .. http://www.thinkfree.com/

Tagging.. http://del.icio.us/ http://del.icio.us/halahassanfawzi http://www.blinklist.com/

Activities to use with students.. http://tinyurl.com/2hn93c http://tinyurl.com/vejl http:// www.elllo.org http://a4esl.org/ http://tinyurl.com/2hn93c

http://tagananet2.blogspot.com/ Teach English with Web 2.0..

http://tagananet.podomatic.com/?badge=1 Teach English with Web 2.0….

Teach English with Web 2.0.. http://tagananet.pbwiki.com/

http://shrarh.blogspot.com/ Sudanese students interaction with teachers around the world Students interaction with authentic language Teach English with Web 2.0.. http://jovenes4ma.motime.com/

Interact with teachers & their students

How on earth am I going to keep track of all these events?

Bloglines.. http://www.bloglines.com/

Obstacles? Definitely! Simply. smash them!! Many?... Maybe! 101 obstacles? Could be! Then what to do?

“ I develop with the use of Web 2.0 ..I am not isolated anymore, therefore I survive ” Better than to feel this way … (next slide please!)

http://clipmarks.com/clipmark/7BFB02C6-DD7B-4251-8100-4FB6BA8AE22B/ 1 or/and 2?

The need to develop Readiness Motivation Basic knowledge of Windows, word-processing using a browser and email Training workshops Hands-on sessions Joining ASTELOnline Contacting 911( ??) Keys? To step out of isolation circles:

The need to develop

Readiness

Motivation

Basic knowledge of Windows, word-processing using a browser and email

Training workshops

Hands-on sessions

Joining ASTELOnline

Contacting 911( ??)

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Please feel free to go over the links on this presentation!

Questions?

Comments?

Suggestions?

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