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    • Re-imagining Learning with collaborative technology
      • Julia Leong
      • [email_address]
      • Presentation will be available at slideshare.net/JuLeong
      • “… if we teach today
      • as we taught yesterday,
      • we rob our children
      • of tomorrow.” John Dewey
    • I’m not here to Hype Tools Hype Tools
    • Technology changes everything
      • How we define literacy
      • How we communicate
      • Our roles as teachers
      • Where learning takes place
      image source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibYl79NYa5U
    • Today’s kids are different source:google images
    • image source Time May 2009
    • Today’s kids are often disconnected with school and their real world.
    • There aren’t 2 worlds-education and work, there is one world - life. Willard Wirtz Willard Wirtz Willard Wirtz Willard Wirtz
    • Assumptions about Knowledge changed
      • information is no longer scarce and for the privileged mit
      • implication: we need to learn how to find relevant info
    • Who can publish information has changed
    • Hallmarks of Web 2.0
      • anyone can add content
      • opportunities for conversations with wider body of knowledge sources www.fanfiction.net
      • organize it to suit your needs www.pageflakes.com
      • user generated - responds to user needs
    • How to we build Knowledg/able students? students?
      • it’s a practice but let’s start with recognizing students as contributors. Try building a collaboratively developed assignment or research schedule.
    • Try setting up a class webpage and have kids add content
      • www.posterous.com
      • www.wikispaces.com
      • www.Ning.com
      • Google apps
    • Communications are changing
    • anytime, anywhere, anyone globally
    • The case for creative & critical problem solving critical problem solving What employers are seeking has changed
      • It's interdisciplinary combinations--design and technology, mathematics and art--"that produce YouTube and Google," says Thomas Friedman, author of The World Is Flat.
      • "It's important that students know how to manage it, interpret it, validate it, and how to act on it," says Dell executive Karen Bruett
    • Motivation
      • Autonomy
      • Mastery
      • Purpose
      • Why K–12 curriculum has to change to reflect new technologies and a globalized world.
      • What to keep, what to cut, and what to create to reflect 21st century learning skills.
      • Where portfolios and new kinds of assessments fit into accountability mandates.
      • How to improve your use of time and space and groupings of students and staff.
      • What steps to take to help students gain a global perspective and develop the habits of mind they need to succeed in school, work, and life.
      • How to re-engineer schools and teaching to engage and improve students’ media literacy.
    • 3 skills for students today
      • Information literacy
      • Global Communication
      • Self directed learners
      by Alan November image source: novemberlearning.com
      • how to find the right info at the right time
      • how to interpret
      • how to ask questions about what students find
      • creative thinking
      changes how & what we teach Implications for Teachers
    • What is Web literacy? Example: How do you conduct a search? google
    • Google related search
      • Wonder wheel
      • Timeline
    • Questions to ask about a URL Domain name extensions: .edu .com .org .gov .gc.ca
    • Questions to ask about authorship
    • http://wwwdhmo.org dihydrogen monoxide Back links link: http://wwwdhmo.org
    • What are 21Century Skills?
      • Knowing more about the world.
      • Thinking outside the box.
      • Collaborating and solving problems in small groups and apply what they've learned in the real world.
      • Becoming smarter about new sources of information.
      • Good people skills.
    • Example Nings
      • http://sgs-apeurohistory.ning.com/profiles/blog/list
    • Etherpad
      • www.Piratepad.net
      • www.primarypad.net
      • Set up the initial brainstorming of the problem on Etherpad. Read everything about the problem and share your findings.
    • The Inquiry process is cyclical. Our questions will guide our learning, our discussions offer new perspectives
    • Sacha Chua http://bit.ly/teach
    • Rear View Mirror Effect
      • “ Seeing everything
      • we encounter as it translates into
      • our past models”.
      • Marshall McLuhan
    • Try this
      • Have students as leaders/ mentors for teachers in your next Pro D day.
      • http://ideas36.ning.com /
    • Collaborative Storytelling
      • www.Storybird.com
    • 5 Card Flickr
      • First set up a Flicker account
      • Tag photos using ade5card
      • To get to the site http:// tinyurl.com/34kk667
      • Photos tagged with the words ade5card will automatically appear in the deck of cards.
    • Cloud Computing
      • example: Google apps
      image source wikipedia
    • Storing and organizing on the cloud
      • Tagging - metadata keywords wordle
      • Social Bookmarking:
              • www.delicious.com
              • www.diigo.com
    • RSS
      • Google Reader in Plain English
      • Howard Rheingold's video on builiding a Dashboard with NetVibes
      • Net vibes
      • google reader
      • igoogle
    • What else do you wonder about?
    • What’s one new idea
      • How can you reimagine your curriculum and apply something new you’ve learned at BLC?
    • Sacha Chua http://bit.ly/teach
    • Sacha Chua http://bit.ly/teach
    • “ To teach is to learn twice.” Joseph Joubert, 1842 Joseph Joubert, 1842
    • Break Before the break, sign up for Delicious or Diigo Diigo Diigo Diigo Diigo
      • After Break Agenda:
      • Organizing all this info
      • Sharing ideas/ resources
      • Collaboration Tools
    • Meet someone new
      • Get into interest groupings
      • Sign up for Delicious
      • or
      • Diigo