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July 27, 2011, Hall County School District Educational Technology Conference, Gainesville, GA

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  • At this point, participants will be given time to work together and identify the following for an upcoming unit or current unit:1. What do we want students to learn? (standards and objectives)2. How will we know if learning has taken place? (Assessment tools or strategies)3. How will we facilitate the learning process? (Shared responsibility of the school librarian, classroom teacher, and student
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  • “the worldis my textbook”
    participatory learning and new media for connecting, creating, and collaborating with studentsbuffy j.hamilton || july2011
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  • a vision of today’s learners
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  • growing up digital
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  • mobile
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  • multi-taskers
  • continuously connected
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  • socially networked
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  • information is plentiful; effective filtering is a challenge
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  • they’re leaving digital footprints
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  • the myth of the digital native
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  • a participation gap exists
  • many lack new forms of “literacy, the energy supply of the information age”
    deborah brandt
  • many lack access or resources to connect and create
  • “this means that our democratic institutions (schools and libraries particularly) have to
    work hard and thoughtfully to
    mitigatethese forces.”
    Deborah Brandt
  • “the more that the school organizes literacy teaching and learning to serve the needs of the economic system, the more it betrays its democratic possibilities” deborah brandt
  • how can educators harness the power of social media and new media literacies to close the gap and grow each student’s cultural capital?
  • how do we disrupt what paulo freire terms the “banking” system of education that devalues inquiry?
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  • “innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat” william pollard
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  • http://spotlight.macfound.org/blog/entry/how-to-create-engaged-classrooms-hint-it-doesnt-start-with-technology/
  • we can’t cultivate networked learners without putting pedagogy before tools
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  • foundational frameworks: participatory learning
    participation for engagement and networked learning
    participation for professional growth
  • part 1: foundational frameworks: participatory learning
  • lenses of participatory librarianship and participatory learning
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  • “It’s all about learning…
    how is this going to fundamentally enrich a conversation?
    There isn’t a part of the library that isn’t about learning. Learning is a collaborative conversation.”
    Dr. David Lankes
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    Participatory Librarianship and Change Agents: http://blip.tv/file/1566813
  • sparking and igniting
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  • shared ownership of learning and conversations for learning
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  • knowledge construction and creation
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  • focus on inquiry and learning
  • the inquiry driven classroom…
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  • values dis-ease--there are many questions raised without answers
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    Source: http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/buffy-hamilton-response-to-paulo-freire
  • establishes more than
    the teacher
    as validator
    of knowledge/
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    Source: http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/buffy-hamilton-response-to-paulo-freire
  • nurtures a feeling of responsibility to oneself and to the class
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  • recognizes classroom as a complicated, non-laboratory place filled with complex, caring human beings
    Source: http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/buffy-hamilton-response-to-paulo-freire
  • fights culture of school that wants THE right answer
    Source: http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/buffy-hamilton-response-to-paulo-freire
  • exercises patience- doesn't give up too quickly and realizes community/learning/inquiry doesn't happen overnight
    Source: http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/buffy-hamilton-response-to-paulo-freire
  • values transparency and make the class part of determining what is occurring
    Source: http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/buffy-hamilton-response-to-paulo-freire
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  • relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement
  • strong support for creating and sharing one’s creations with others
  • what is known by the most experienced ispassed along to novices
  • members believe that their contributions matter
  • members feel some degree of social connection with one another
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  • literate learning communities form around shared interests, questions, and passions in a participatory site of practice
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  • a participatory model of learning is scalable to any subject area or age group
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  • a participatory climate amplifies the possibilities for creating conversations for learning via multiple mediums
  • transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks
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  • transliteracy is the umbrella for how people are using multiple literacies---traditional and emerging ---to access and share information as well as create new meaning
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  • “embrace the potentials and challenges of this [participatory] emerging culture not as a replacement for existing print practices but as an expansion of them”
    ~henry jenkins~
  • create conversations about multiple ways of reading and writing today’s world
  • part 2: participation for engagement and networked learning
  • http://teachweb2.blogspot.com/2010/01/personal-learning-environments-student.html
  • your librarian can help you run with this framework and these tools for learning
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  • create conversations for learning via mobile learning
  • conversations via networked learning with experts around the world
  • collaborative learning and knowledge building with cloud computing
  • digital learning portfolios
  • digital research “texts”
  • digital storytelling
  • network, attention literacy, and information dashboards
  • netvibes
  • netvibes
  • symbaloo
  • curation
  • curation
  • inquiry, engagement, and collective intelligence face to face
  • inquiry, engagement, and collective intelligence via virtual mediums
  • networked learning communities
  • networked learning communities
  • participate through blogging and video
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  • creating conversations for assessment
  • part 3: participation for professional growth
  • energize your mind and spirit by plugging into the wisdom of the crowd and growing your personal learning network
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  • “Once you start doing, things become a lot more real. You make mistakes. You learn. You practice. Once you start doing, you can interact with others who have done. You suddenly join a fraternity of those who’ve done something similar.”
    Chris Brogan
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  • learning communities: ning
  • learning communities: ning
  • youtube
  • slideshare
  • delicious
  • skype
  • twitter
  • organize and manage your information dashboards
  • anytime, anywhere learning: free webinars
  • face to face
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  • “enchantment transforms situations and relationships.”Guy Kawasaki, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions
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  • it is not enough to capture their minds---you must capture their hearts
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  • willingness to grow and
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  • curious and
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  • a sense of play
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  • learn from failure and be resilient
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  • baby steps are OK
  • embrace muddiness
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  • team player and collaborator
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  • lifelong learner
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  • create enchantment and engagement
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  • “No risk, no art. No art, no
    Seth Godin
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    Seth Godin, September 2010 http://bit.ly/9Vkh1K
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  • contact information
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    The Information Institute of Syracuse and ALA OITP. “Introduction.” The Participatory Librarianship Starter
    Kit. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <http://ptbed.org/‌intro.php>.
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    Century. Chicago: MacArthur Foundation, 2006. Digital Media and Learning: MacArthur Foundation.
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