Kelowna Fresh- CMTK


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This presentation was created for BC Teacher-Librarians at the October 2010 Kelowna Fresh Conference. The Creative Media Test Kitchen explores my adventures with new media and social media in my classroom and in my teaching practice.

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Kelowna Fresh- CMTK

  1. 1. YouTube: The Creative Media Test Kitchen: •Blog: •Wiki: Twitter:!/amhwrites
  2. 2.  WELCOME TO THE CREATIVE MEDIA TEST KITCHEN A place to collaborate, discover, and experiment with New Media set-72157613151347489/
  3. 3. Who am I? Anne-Marie Holmwood @amhwrites
  4. 4. cc licensed flickr photo by transCam:http:// Web 1.0   Web 2.0 Web 3.0 ? Text
  5. 5. What digital natives want - 3 year old Abbey
  6. 6. Connectivism: A Learning Theory for a Digital Age George Siemens  “Nurturing and maintaining connections are needed to facilitate learning”   Connectivism is driven by the understanding that decisions are based on rapidly altering foundations. New information is continually being acquired. The ability to draw distinctions between important and unimportant information is vital. The ability to recognize when new information alters the landscape based on decisions made yesterday is also critical. (George Siemens)
  7. 7. Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture Henry Jenkins jenkins-media-video available free at iTunesU According to Jenkins a participatory culture has “relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement, strong support for creating and sharing one's creations, and some type of informal mentorship whereby what is known by the most experienced is passed along to novices.” He goes on to state that “in a participatory culture members believe that their contributions matter and feel some degree of social connection with one another.”
  8. 8. cc licensed flickr photo by Walter Parenteau: Embrace “open education”
  9. 9. What is your digital identity? cc licensed flickr photo by Gideon Burton:
  10. 10. A year and a half ago...
  11. 11. Most  importantly  –  How  will  we  help  our  students  create  their  own   digital  footprints? cc licensed flickr photo by Hamed Saber:
  12. 12. Social Connections platform for applications interactive & participatory: read/write digital self- expression ‘being on-line’ versus ‘going on-line’ How do you use the web?
  13. 13. cc licensed flickr photo by wlibrary:  Collaboration
  14. 14. To be connected on the web I use... Twitter DeliciousWordPress Wikis Facebook YouTube
  15. 15. Social bookmarking: the practice of saving bookmarks to a public Web site and “tagging” them with keywords. You can designate bookmarks as public or private. Great for sharing resources!
  16. 16. Video Sharing
  17. 17. Blogging 2010/01/05/week-1-create- a-class-blog/ Sue Waters:
  18. 18. About  the  Blogger I  teach  a  class  of  six  year  olds  in  Moose  Jaw,   Canada  who  are  inviting  the  world  into  their   classroom  to  help  them  learn.  You  can  contact   me  at
  19. 19. cc licensed flickr photo by woodleywonderworks: 2222523486/ Visitors to my blog
  20. 20. The Story •movie created using images from the web •movie uploaded to YouTube •movie embedded in my blog •discussion begins as I get comments – many from my twitter ‘peeps’ and their connections...
  21. 21. Consider Twitter
  22. 22. Develop a Personal Learning Network (PLN) about Dr. Alec Couros “Open Thinking” University of Regina
  23. 23. link to blog or website short bio location My twitter handle @amhwrites
  24. 24. Facebook is for people you used to know, Twitter for people you want to know.
  25. 25. cc licensed flickr photo by joebart: http:// cc licensed flickr photo by rosswebsdale: photos/rosswebsdale/2234420616/
  26. 26. The Kitchen Tools cc licensed flickr photo by 60 in 3:
  27. 27. tools to Consider Some are for connecting, some for creating and sharing content, and some are just for fun. Check the ‘cmtk’ wiki for more links... Blog •WordPress •edublogs •blogster •Blogspot/Blogger Present •Prezi •SlideShare •Animoto Read & Write •Goodreads •Libary thing •Shelfari •Scribd •Wordle •Google Apps Look & Listen •YouTube •Vimeo •Blip •TeacherTube •ScreenToaster •VoiceThread •Flickr •Picnik • •Podomatic •Zamzar Talk •Academic Earth •TED:Ideas worth spreading Collaborate •Wikispaces •Twitter •Ning •Dimdim •Google Apps •PollDaddy •Delicious Explore •Second Life Remember & Save •Dropbox • •Evernote •delicious
  28. 28. The question educators need to ask is why use a tool in the first place? cc licensed flickr photo by rkleine:
  29. 29. docid=ddnzwcn8_15g3jrbpdf 2008/01/19/the-technology- toolbox-choosing-the- right-tool-for-the-task/ Two great links for helping you decide...
  30. 30. My Wiki: the Creative Media Test Kitchen (CMTK)
  31. 31. Flickr
  32. 32. cc licensed flickr photo by - =RoBeE=-: robertszlivka/2741653860/ http:// scripts/show/ 49395
  33. 33. A good example:
  34. 34. Concerns about Web 2.0,new media technologies, and social media cc licensed flickr photo by svenwerk:
  35. 35. Thanks to Sacha Chua at
  36. 36. From Thanks to Sacha Chua at
  37. 37. cc licensed flickr photo by Mr_Stein: What’s  the  answer   to  #37  ? cc licensed flickr photo shared by adventuresinlibraryschool
  38. 38. cc licensed flickr photo by Scott McLeod:
  39. 39. cc licensed flickr photo by Andres Rueda: cc licensed flickr photo by dklimke:
  40. 40. Most images in this presentation are attributed Creative Commons licensed pictures found in Flickr. There are also some screen shots and original photos. I was unable to locate original sources for a few pictures - my apologies to the creators (I will remove them if requested).
  41. 41. cc licensed flickr photo by nzebula: cc licensed flickr photo by Lori Greig: Now it’s your turn to cook!
  42. 42. YouTube: The Creative Media Test Kitchen: •Blog: •Wiki: Twitter:!/amhwrites