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Web Applications for Special Needs Students Kim Peacock, B.Ed, M.Ed

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  • Web Applications for Special Needs Students Kim Peacock, B.Ed, M.Ed
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  • What are Web Applications? Allow you to perform tasks or create objects without software. Often known as Web 2.0 applications. Often have an element of social interaction. Accessible from anywhere. Usually FREE!
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  • Risks Tools go up and down. Tools get bought out. Tools may create thing that cant leave the confines of the particular web site (e.g./ cant be downloaded to a disc/dvd/etc) Students with computers at home may get to spend more time on projects than students without since its easily accessible.
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  • A Note On Blocking EPSB and ECS block many Web 2.0 sites you can get around this!!! Written request submitted to your technology department. Provide a rational, pedagogical justification for the site to be unblocked at YOUR school. Describe how you will keep students safe.
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  • Range of Tools Consider student motivation Consider range of motor skills Consider learning styles Consider literacy and communication skills.
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  • Social Networking and Bookmarks Del.icio.us: Social bookmarking http://del.icio.us http://del.icio.us NoteMesh: Collaborative classroom notes http://notemesh.com http://notemesh.com Trailfire: Create a path through the Internet http://trailfire.com/ http://trailfire.com/
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  • Mind Maps Gliffy: Collaborative mind mapping http://www.gliffy.com http://www.gliffy.com Mindomo: Software interactive http://mindomo.com/ http://mindomo.com/
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  • Flickr Flicker Notes http://www.flickr.com /photos/stratfordschool edmonton/384040545/ http://www.flickr.com /photos/stratfordschool edmonton/384040545/ Flicker Stories http://www.flickr.com/groups/sixwordst ory/discuss/72157601185227439/ http://www.flickr.com/groups/sixwordst ory/discuss/72157601185227439/ Five Frame Flickr Story http://flickr.com/groups/visualstory/ http://flickr.com/groups/visualstory/
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  • ToonDoo ToonDoo http://toondoo.com/ Home.do http://toondoo.com/ Home.do Reasons for Exploration http://www.toondoo.com/toondoo/View Book.toon?bookid=12301 http://www.toondoo.com/toondoo/View Book.toon?bookid=12301 Prince Henrys Contributions http://www.toondoo.com/toondoo/View Book.toon?bookid=11706 http://www.toondoo.com/toondoo/View Book.toon?bookid=11706
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  • Bubble Ply Bubble Ply http://www.bubbleply.com/ http://www.bubbleply.com/ Pop-up-video http://www.bubbleply.com/player.aspx ?pid=b1bf700f-6f47-4364-9dd7- e413706860b9 http://www.bubbleply.com/player.aspx ?pid=b1bf700f-6f47-4364-9dd7- e413706860b9 Good assessment / feedback tool for video assignments!
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  • Screen-Cast-O-Matic Screen-Cast-O-Matic http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/ http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/ Assessment / Peer Feedback http://www.screencast-o- matic.com/watch/ciQZXIgH http://www.screencast-o- matic.com/watch/ciQZXIgH Instructional Content http://www.screencast-o- matic.com/watch/ciQlh3Ap http://www.screencast-o- matic.com/watch/ciQlh3Ap Good for students with social issues for presentations and research!
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  • Google Maps Google Maps http://maps.google.ca http://maps.google.ca Community Walk http://www.communitywalk.com/calgar y/alberta/my_first_neighborhood/map/1 40666 http://www.communitywalk.com/calgar y/alberta/my_first_neighborhood/map/1 40666 Google Lit Trips http://www.googlelittrips.org/ http://www.googlelittrips.org/
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  • Podcasts Pod-O-Matic: Find and create podcasts http://www.podomatic.com/ http://www.podomatic.com/ Talkr: Blog to Podcast converter http://new.talkr.com http://new.talkr.com Student Podcast Sample: http://dreamextreme.us/podcast/ http://dreamextreme.us/podcast/
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  • VoiceThread VoiceThread http://voicethread.com/ http://voicethread.com/ Almost like a wiki with audio allows users to annotate and expand with voice recordings. http://voicethread.com/view.php?b=3352 http://voicethread.com/view.php?b=409 http://voicethread.com/view.php?b=4973
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  • Interactive Timelines Interactive Timelines: xTimeline http://www.xtimeline.com/index.aspx?t =5&l=en-US http://www.xtimeline.com/index.aspx?t =5&l=en-US Interactive Timelines: Personal http://www.ourstory.com/ http://www.ourstory.com/
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  • Multimedia Presentations SPresent http://www.spresent.com/v2/ http://www.spresent.com/v2/ Empressr http://www.empressr.com/ http://www.empressr.com/ Animoto http://animoto.com/ http://animoto.com/ Funtigo Scrapbooks http://funtigo.com/?cr=3&rfm=y http://funtigo.com/?cr=3&rfm=y
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  • Other Cool Tools SceneCaster: Create virtual dioramas http://www.scenecaster.com/view22/we b/home.jsp http://www.scenecaster.com/view22/we b/home.jsp Mapwing: Build and share virtual tours http://www.mapwing.com/ http://www.mapwing.com/ Letterpop: Newsletter publisher http://letterpop.com/ http://letterpop.com/
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  • And many, many more http://www.protopage.com/ web2point0forteachers [email protected]