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  1. 1. Kool, Collaborative, Creative Kidz Ryan Lawless, Julie McAndrews, Parth Patel, Amanda Redhouse, Connor Sullivan, & Ariel Weisman
  2. 2. “ Even with the best teachers we have, most middle and high school kids say they’re bored 50-70 percent of the time.” -Students power down and turn off the lights of education, so . . . “ Give students the opportunity to use technology in school -like blogs, interactive web pages, or YouTube - and connect them to the world.” Turning Students On!
  3. 3. Web 1.0 Taking print media and posting it online in a digital format Web 2.0 Reading, writing, and sharing/collaborating Digital Natives Driving 2
  4. 4. A Vision of K-12 Students Today You Tube
  5. 6. <ul><li>Hawaiian term for fast </li></ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative community </li></ul><ul><li>Edit, link, upload documents, and widgetize </li></ul><ul><li>Some say it’s “ W hat I K now I s . . .” </li></ul>What is a Wiki?
  6. 7. Wikis in Plain English
  7. 8. Benefits of a Classroom Wiki • Accountability • Approve and check level of activity • Sense of autonomy • Convenient - when you have the time • Embed pics, movies, mashups • Longing for more collaboration
  8. 9. to Computers & Collaboration From Cuneiform
  9. 10. 8.1.9 B Analyze and interpret historical sources. 8.1.9 D. Analyze and interpret historical research. 8.4.9 B. Analyze historical documents, material artifacts and historic sites important to world history before 1500. 8.4.9 C. Analyze how continuity and change throughout history has impacted belief systems and religions, commerce and industry, innovations, settlement patterns, social organization, transportation and roles of women before 1500 Established Goals: World History – PA Standards
  10. 11. 1. Creativity and Innovation 2. Communication and Collaboration 3. Research and Information Fluency 4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making 5. Digital Citizenship 6. Technology Operations and Concepts National Educational Technology Standards- NETS•S
  11. 12. 1. Geography influences the evolution of a culture. 2. A complex culture, in which there are large numbers of human beings, share six common elements which constitutes a civilization: urban focus, distinct religious structure, political and military structures, social structure based on economic power, development of writing, significant forms of artistic and intellectual activity. 3. Leaders impact a culture and future cultures. 4. Ancient civilizations have affected our present day society . <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enduring Understandings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Wiki Collaboration
  13. 14.  Podcast  History  Literature  Writing  Art Mesopotamia - Assessment
  14. 15. http: //hentz-humanities-wiki . wikispaces .com/ Podcast
  15. 16. Glogster • Build collages • Import images • Create a masterpiece • Embed in wiki
  16. 17. Glogster Sharing Literature
  17. 18. Blogging Sharing wisdom about The Odyssey Humanities Blog
  18. 19. Diigo - Social Bookmarking <ul><ul><li>• it is a personal research and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborative research tool on one hand, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• and it’s a knowledge-sharing community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and social content site on the other </li></ul></ul>D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
  19. 20. Diigo - Social Bookmarking
  20. 21. Diigo Benefits • Can build research knowledge • Share similar interests, bookmarks, stickies, annotations • Student accounts maintain privacy • Teacher creates accounts - can limit • Stickies can replace note cards Maggie Tasi Diigo - Co-founder
  21. 22. Diigo - Social Bookmarking D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
  22. 23. Diigo - Social Bookmarking D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
  23. 24. Diigo - Social Bookmarking • User names & passwords provided • Teacher ONLY may change
  24. 25. Diigo - Social Bookmarking
  25. 26. Diigo - Social Bookmarking
  26. 27. Diigo Benefits “ We believe that Web 2.0 technologies will define and be defined by the skill requirements of the 21st century workforce. It is time to understand whether models have emerged for using these tools that are superior to traditional classroom teaching alone and what are the best approaches for the practitioner to implement them.” Bob Wolf, of The Boston Consulting Group, and a researcher on the use of internet in public education recently commented:
  27. 28. • Free Web-based application •Documents, spreadsheets, and presentations can be created, shared, edited, and imported •Stored online - published as a web page •Files accessed from any computer with an Internet connection and a full-featured Web browser •10 and simultaneously edit and share with 200 •View or collaborate Shafer Rocks Using Google Docs
  28. 29. <ul><li>Google Docs in Plain English </li></ul>Google Docs
  29. 30. Google Docs Tricks for getting around email [email_address]
  30. 31. Google Docs - Invitation
  31. 32. Google Spreadsheet
  32. 33. Google Document
  33. 34. Google Presentation
  34. 35. Google - Publish Document
  35. 36. <ul><li>Endless possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>for students </li></ul>Integrate Docs with Quizlet
  36. 37. Education Today and Tomorrow 21st Century - Rock the Doc!
  37. 38. Keep the Lights On!
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