Session Number W4-01

W4-01
2009 Session
Using Web 2.0 for Collaboration & PD - Moving Beyond the Basics
Nicole Tomaselli, Science Teacher/Adjunct Faculty, Hollis Primary/Rivier College, and Mary Marotta, Nashoba Regional High School

Level: Advanced
Grades: All
Collaborative Internet tools allow educators tog create online communities that support professional learning and relieve isolation. This session explores a variety of Web 2.0 tools and their use in the classroom. Presenter shares experiences and tips for using social media such as Twitter, Skype, PBWiki, Ning, and Glogster with a focus on delivering professional development to teachers. Participants should already be actively using Web 2.0 tools in their personal or professional life and be interested in learning how to grow a Web 2.0 community or tap into existing communities for their staff or school.