These web2practice guides explain how emergent web technologies like RSS, microbloging, pod-casting and social media can enhance your working practice. Each available guide currently consists of a short animated video explaining the key concepts, supported by a more in-depth overview of the topic, including potential uses, risks and how to get started. Each guide will soon also have a supporting A5 version for download and printing.
 
The use of digital technologies in the classroom is something none of us can ignore. To do so would be as daft as declaring that literacy is the sole responsibility of primary and English teachers, or that teaching young people to communicate with pencil and paper is for those with a specialist  qualification.
‘Web2 tools’ give more choices for  teachers in providing a wide range of learning opportunities and enable young people to learn, to understand and to grow intellectually. To pretend they don’t exist or leave them to the ICT experts is exclusive in that it is a denial of opportunity, especially for those non-traditional learners. 
In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. 
Eric Hoffer 

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