"This book is loaded with insightful and honest advice about using Web 2.0 in education. Will Richardson has amassed decades of technology integration experience as a teacher, consultant, blogger, and educational leader. There are few like him and few books like this."
—Curtis J. Bonk, Professor, Indiana University
Author of The World is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education
"Richardson′s book was a touchstone for me when I started trying to figure out how to integrate participatory media into my teaching. I recommend this book to any teacher at any level who is interested in the learner-centric pedagogy that social media enables."
—Howard Rheingold, Lecturer, Stanford University
Author of Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution
Explore the wide world of new, easy-to-use Web publishing and information gathering tools!
Written for educators of all levels and disciplines, this third edition of the best-selling book Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms provides real examples from K–12 teachers around the world who are at the forefront of bringing today′s Web tools into their schools and to their students. This book is filled with practical advice on how teachers and students can use the Web to learn more, create more, and communicate better.
This fully updated resource opens up a new technology toolbox for both novice and tech-savvy educators. Will Richardson provides clear explanations of specific teaching applications, with how-to steps for teaching with:
- Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds and aggregators
- Social bookmarking
- Online photo galleries
- Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter
Updated with materials on Web publishing and information literacy, this invaluable handbook helps students and teachers use Web tools within the classroom to enhance student learning and achievement.
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