Event: Embracing Web 2.0 in the Geography Classroom Sign in Create Account Dates: November 14, 2008 – November 14, 2008 Location: Houston, TX United States Event Provider: National Council for the Social Studies Event Type: Conference Website: http://www.socialstudies.org/conference/ Also a part of this event: Description: Web 2.0 opens the classroom to the world through collaborative tools. Finding, understanding and using the tools available to the educator is the challenge. Each day the tools and the possibilities for collaboration and learning grow exponentially. This session will focus on student and teacher friendly tools for the geography classroom. We will critically explore the utilization of Web 2.0 tools in K-12 education. We will explore what each technology is, the basic functionality.