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  • The first web site we are going to look at is The Partnership for 21st Century Skills. The partnership is… (read slide).The reason why it is important to know about this web site is that NJ (click for graphic) has joined that Partnership and the ideology of the Partnership drove the format and focus of the new state standards to incorporate essential questions, backwards design, global perspective, technology, and real world applications. (click for last graphic).

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  • 1. Technology in Education NJEXCEL Summer Institute Presenter: Barbara Mammen
  • 2. Today’s Agenda 3:00 – 3:20 PM Welcome and Overview 3:20 – 3:35 PM Educating The Net Generation 3:35 – 4:30 PM Technology Standards 4:30 – 4:40 PM Break 4:40 – 5:30 PM Partnership For 21st Century Skills 5:30 – 6:00 PM Web 2.0 Articles for Discussion 6:00 – 6:30 PM Dinner 6:30 – 7:15 PM Web 2.0 Tools 7:15 – 8:15 PM Online Resources 8:15 – 8:30 PM Closure
  • 3. Educating the “Net Generation” PROFILE OF A “NET-GENER” Speak techno-slang Communicate digitally Play digitally Techno-multitaskers Expect instant digital gratification Our curriculum, facilities, and resources must meet the aptitudes, attitudes, expectations and learning styles of our Net Generation students.
  • 4. My smmr hols wr CWOT. B4, we ud 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & thr 3 :- kds FTF. ILNY, it’s a gr8plc.”
  • 5. Technology Standards For Students & Administrators New Jersey CCCS for Technological Literacy, 8.1 Standards Group Activity: Part 1 Find a partner for this activity Access the Tech Lit Standard by clicking on the link above Familiarize yourself with the Strands, Content, and CPIs Go to www.wordle.net and create a “word cloud” Save your word cloud to the wordle public gallery ISTE Standards and Performance Indicators for Administrators Standards Group Activity: Part 2 Follow the same procedure as above but this time focus on the Standards for Administrators Video Clip
  • 6. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills The leading advocacy partnership of business people, educators and policymakers working to align classroom environments with real world environments by infusing 21st century skills in education. www.21stcenturyskills.org
  • 7. The Partnership for 21 st Century Skills www.21stcenturyskills.org Framework 21st Century Skills 21st Century Support System Snapshots Self Assessment Tool The MILE Guide: Milestones For Improving Learning & Education 21st Century Skills Group Activity Gather a group of 6 members and partner with one other person Learn about your assigned section of the framework Present your section to the group Three Steps Video
  • 8. Darcy DiNucci Knew! In her 1999 article "Fragmented Future," she writes: The Web we know now, which loads into a browser window in essentially static screenfuls, is only an embryo of the Web to come. The first glimmerings of Web 2.0 are beginning to appear…not as screenfuls of text and graphics but as a transport mechanism, the ether through which interactivity happens. It will appear on your computer screen, on your TV set, your car dashboard , your cell phone, hand-held game machines , and maybe even your microwave.
  • 9. Web 2.0 Web 2.0 refers to what is perceived as a second generation of web development and web design. It is characterized as facilitating communication, information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design and collaboration on the World Wide Web. It has led to the development and evolution of web- based communities, hosted services, and web applications. Examples include social- networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, mashups and folksonomies.
  • 10. Web 2.0 Tools in the K-12 World Read and Share Activity Assemble a group of 6 members Each member selects 1 article to read Click on the links to access and read your article Share the information you’ve read and your thoughts with the members of your group of 6. The K-12 Web 2.0 Debate: Learning To Communicate Web 2.0 Tools and K-12 Challenges Mobile Devices: Facing Challenges and Opportunities for Learning Why Wikis? Avoiding the 5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students Podcasting in Instruction: Moving Beyond the Obvious Digital Leaner1 Digital Learner2
  • 11. Web 2.0 Tools For Educators and Students How Web 2.0 are U? www.go2web20.net Web 2.0 Individual Activity: Click on the link above Locate the list of tags (purple items) Click on e-learning Digital World: Teachers Today Select a web 2.0 application Learn about it Show and tell to at least three others
  • 12. Online Resources for School Leaders Education World Public Education Network: Grants & Funding What Works Clearinghouse Pathways to School Improvement Global School Net New Jersey Department of Education E-Lead: Leadership For Student Success Online Resources Individual Activity: Select one of the web site resources listed above Navigate the web site to learn what it offers Prepare to tell the class how you would utilize this web site as a school leader
  • 13. Final Thoughts www.njexcel.ning.com