Incorporating Web 2 0 Tools


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Incorporating Web 2 0 Tools

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Technology Applications for Educational Training and In-Servicing of Staff
  2. 2. Preparing Students for the Future Brian Carter Assistant Principal Moorestown High School
  3. 3. Moorestown High School <ul><ul><li>Approximately 56% taking AP classes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 95% go on to college. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (2000) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAT and AP scores among tops in NJ.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2008 Made AYP (NCLB Report) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2007 Shop Rite Cup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2005 Money magazine &quot;Best Place to Live&quot; </li></ul></ul>But where is the innovation?
  4. 4. Problem Statement <ul><ul><li>Moorestown High School’s administrative turnover and IT supervisory structure has failed to provide the staff ongoing professional development opportunities in collaborative classroom technology. Additionally, the academic success the school has experienced has minimized the urgency of staff to incorporate innovative, 21 st Century skills into the curriculum. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. International Center for Leadership in Education Dr. Willard R. Daggett Preparing Students for the 21 st Century Model Schools Conference June, 2008
  6. 7. 1.0 vs 2.0 Web 1.0 “the read-only web” Web 2.0 “the read-write web” (tags, blogs, social networks, etc.)
  7. 8. Transforming Secondary Education in New Jersey Lucille E. Davy, Commissioner Willa Spicer, Deputy Commissioner Jay Doolan, Assistant Commissioner New Jersey Department of Education October 1, 2, 24 and 27, 2008
  8. 9. <ul><li>Learning and Teaching Task Forces: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expansion of 21 st Century Content and Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of Technology into Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding success for students who have not thrived in current school structures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expansion of STEM Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adolescent Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role of the Arts </li></ul></ul>How Do We Change? NJDOE Work Plan - -
  9. 10. NJ DOE revised CCCS Memo July 6, 2009
  10. 11. New Jersey Department of Education Update <ul><li>2009 Revised Standards, </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Development and Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Janis Jensen </li></ul><ul><li>Director, Office of Academic Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Sandra Alberti </li></ul><ul><li>Director, Office of Math and Science Education </li></ul>
  11. 12. 2009 Revised Standards <ul><ul><li>Higher level, clearer and fewer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare all for post-secondary education/career options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasize skills required in a knowledge and innovation economy- ability to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access, evaluate and synthesize content, apply knowledge and skills to personal, workplace or global situations and to create and enhance knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timely Content with upgrades in skills to reflect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21 st century literacies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>electronic format and posted on </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Hallmark of Revised Standards: Integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of Technological Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Perspectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community and international involvement in learning, both face-to-face and online </li></ul></ul>2009 Revised Standards
  13. 14. Who drives the innovation ? Are we effectively teaching students 21 st century skills? <ul><li>  </li></ul>Research Questions
  14. 15. Who drives the innovation ? <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Webmasters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>District Tech Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media Specialists </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. How can I drive the innovation ? <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create/improve the structure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Modeling </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 17. How can I drive the innovation ? <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ The Law of the Few” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connectors, Mavens, Salesmen </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Are we effectively teaching students 21 st century skills? GoogleForm   Results
  18. 21. Results <ul><li>Teachers use more web 2.0 tools in the higher grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Use of 1.0 tools is high (Powerpoint, Safari…) </li></ul><ul><li>Use of 2.0 tools is low (collaborative, student created technology) </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers use Web 2.0 tools outside of school. </li></ul>
  19. 22. What about the administrators? Survey/Results Presentation
  20. 23. Moving the district forward <ul><ul><li>Model effective use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Look for opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 24. Where we are going? <ul><ul><li>Google Wave </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle Staff training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 hour Web2.0 training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot GoogleDocs (students) </li></ul></ul>Into the Classrooms!