Learn It In 5! and Keep Up with the Hottest Web 2.0 Trends!
In this rapidly changing world, even the most tech-savvy can find it hard to keep up with the hottest Web 2.0 technologies. Integrating these technologies into the classroom and sharing with others can be even more challenging! If you find yourself short on time and struggling to keep up, give Learn It In 5 a chance. This powerful library of how-to videos, produced by technology teachers, promises to help teachers (and librarians! and technology trainers!) create 21st century digital classrooms. The videos may even help you field patron reference desk questions on new technologies!
Learn It In 5 step-by-step how-to videos will walk you through Web 2.0 technology, demonstrating how to use popular applications like blogs, social networks, podcasts, interactive videos, wikis, slide sharing and much more! And the best part is that the videos are short (less than 5 minutes each, hence the name… ) and explain the most basic and useful features of applications clearly and concisely. This Learn It In 5 video explains how to make a screen capture video with Jing:
In addition to useful videos like this one, Learn It In 5 is a social network and features the blog, Digital Learning Strategies. Learn It In 5 also offers videos for teachers/trainers to use in the classroom in the Videos for your class section. Videos cover a wide array of topics, from climate change to Google scholar and online research techniques.
Whether you want to try something new and interactive in the classroom or are stumped at the reference desk- Learn It In 5 has solutions and inspiration for you!