Posted by: emapey | July 5, 2008

Why Do We Need Web 2.0 for Teaching and Learning?

The Benefits and Concerns of the Read/Write Web in Education: Blogs, Wikis, RSS, and Social Networks, including MySpace
So, what are blogs, wikis, RSS, and social networks? And what do these technologies mean for your students? One thing is certain – they are using these technologies outside of school whether you know the answers to these questions or not. There is little doubt that a good deal of incidental learning is taking place online, but educators and parents can model more rigorous academic uses for intentional learning as well… if they understand the technologies, the benefits, and some of the concerns.
Source: CUE


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