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Using Web 2.0 Tools To Support Professional Learning Communities: Professional Development Book Study. The new wave of social media and connectivity with the Internet has created substantial opportunities for application in education. Web 2.0: How-To for Educators,by Gwen Solomon and Lynne Schrum, is a guide for educators on how to use the newest forms of Internet and communications tools to their fullest extent.




Here is your step by step guide to completing your Web 2.0 staff development activity.
1. Take the standards survey: Left side under pages and choose National Educational Technology Standards.
2. Take the readiness survey: Left side under pages and choose Readiness Survey.
3. Read the book and all wiki pages.
4. Contribute to at least two of the wiki pages via the discussion link: Click on page > discussion > new post > enter your subject > add response > submit.
5. Contribute to the home discussion page about your overall experience using Web 2.0 tools. Click on the discussion link in the menu bar at the top of the page > new post > enter your subject > add response > submit.