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By Gwen Solomon

Internet 2.0 has arrived--find out the way it can rework educating and learning!

What is internet 2.0? as soon as upon a time, websites have been remoted info 'silos'--all content material and no performance. this present day, the following new release of websites offers energy to the end-user, offering viewers with a brand new point of customization, interplay, and participation. Many websites now let clients to add, categorize, and proportion content material simply. Weblogs and podcasts enable an individual to post or broadcast on any subject. Wikis offer info that's always up to date by means of the end-user. Open-source software program is loose and customizable. those new applied sciences are altering our courting to the Internet.

What can internet 2.0 instruments provide educators? net 2.0: New instruments, New faculties offers a accomplished assessment of the rising net 2.0 applied sciences and their use within the school room and in specialist improvement. themes comprise running a blog as a traditional software for writing guide, wikis and their function in undertaking collaboration, podcasting as an invaluable technique of featuring details and ideas, and the way to exploit net 2.0 instruments for pro improvement. additionally incorporated are a dialogue of internet 2.0 security and safety matters and a glance towards the way forward for the internet 2.0 flow. internet 2.0: New instruments, New colleges is key examining for academics, directors, know-how coordinators, and instructor educators.

Topics include:

-online collaboration instruments
-technology literacy
-technology integration
-teacher training
-curriculum design
-open source
-professional improvement

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The foreign Society for know-how in schooling (ISTE) is the depended on resource for pro improvement, wisdom new release, advocacy and management for innovation. ISTE is the premiere club organization for educators and schooling leaders engaged in enhancing instructing and studying by way of advancing the potent use of know-how in PK-12 and instructor schooling. domestic of the nationwide academic know-how criteria (NETS), the heart for utilized learn in academic know-how (CARET), and ISTE's annual convention (formerly often called the nationwide academic Computing convention, or NECC), ISTE represents greater than 100,000 pros around the world. We help our contributors with info, networking possibilities, and counsel as they face the problem of reworking schooling.

a number of the parts during which we put up are:
-Web. 2.0 within the classroom-RSS, podcasts, and more
-National academic expertise criteria (NETS)
-Professional improvement for educators and administrators
-Integrating expertise into the study room and curriculum
-Safe practices for the web and technology
-Educational expertise for folks

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