One of our goals is to relate that this manner of thinking came about b/c of participationin TIES TICL group.
Ties Ticl 2008
Innovate...Collaborate! Igniting the Fire and Transforming Learning Igniting the Fire and Transforming Learning
e-Collaborate Work together... ...on an intellectual, academic, or practical endeavor ...utilizing Web 2.0 tools & utilities ...via internet ...anytime, from anywhere to any place ... to change the way you teach and students learn Image courtesy of Simon King, http://flickr.com/photos/simonk/
e-Collaborate Respond to challenges to... ...change the way you teach ...integrate technology into their teaching and learning ...change assessment practices ...adapt curriculum to meet new curriculum standards Teacher image courtesy of Found Photos on Flickr, http://flickr.com/photos/foundphotoslj/ & Classroom image courtesy of JISC InfoNethttp://flickr.com/photos/jiscinfonet/
e-collaborate To... ...examine and improve classroom practice ...change your teaching ...get advice about issues of common interest ...develop curriculum ...share resources ...reflect on teaching Image courtesy of Judy Breck, http://flickr.com/photos/goldenswamp/
Here is your “big idea” question to answer: Why do we value peer collaboration and spend so much time teaching kids to be more effective collaborators? Share your answer in a podcast using Gcast! It's easy! 1. Call 1-888-654-2278 2. Enter the registered phone number: 763 213-8552 3. The password is 0837 4. Begin recording after the tone 5. Don't like it? Delete recording and try again! 6. Satisfied? Select the "save without publishing" option 7. Let's learn from your insightful answer!
Looking for a way to have your groups brainstorm, but don't want to take lots of class time to do it? bubbl .us is an online collaborative mapping tool! Your students can create, organize, and prepare from wherever they have internet access.
Collin Minshull District Technology Integrationist /Language Arts teacher ISD 15, St. Francis, MN [email_address] We're using some of these free tools to deliver content teacher-to-teacher, teacher-to-student, and student-to-the-world.
Teresa Tonda Grade 7 Language Arts email@example.com At South St. Paul Secondary School, seventh grade students create wiki pages for a variety of assignments. http://www.7thgradenorthcore.pbwiki.com/Maddied International Baccalaureate Areas of Interaction with informational videos, novel reviews, and a study of the environment with Public Service Announcements.
Pam Blaskowski - Media Specialist Hastings Middle School [email_address] Podcasting with Digital Voice Recorders I'm currently collaborating with teachers in 3 different departments to try podcasting. -weather forecasting - informative speeches - book talks by students We'll all be attending a TIES workshop in January with our new digital voice recorders in hand.
Josh Fraser Teacher, Brooklyn Center Junior/Senior High [email_address] PODCASTING AS A SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT How Can "IB" successful in 7th grade? Unit: Approaches to Learning - Skills Project: Answer the guiding question in your podcast EXAMPLE: STUDENT EXAMPLE - PODCAST
Collette Fernholz, Technology Coordinator St. Pius X Holy Family School firstname.lastname@example.org St. Pius X Holy Family K-2 students will begin broadcasting informational podcasts as an after hours enrichment. St. Pius Xtra-Hours Fun On The Air debuts in January. Using GarageBand and an external microphone, we will publish these projects to our school web site.
Chuck Schlegel Teacher, Hopkins North Junior High Area Learning Center Building Technology Integration Specialist [email_address] Collaborate...Innovate VoiceThread
Road Map and Adoption <ul><li>Here's what you can do . . . </li></ul><ul><li>This is what you can expect . . . </li></ul><ul><li>Who is doing this already? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the roadblocks that keep us from e-collaboration? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we use web tools to engage students in e-collaboration in education? </li></ul><ul><li>More is coming . . . </li></ul>