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AGQTP Leveraging Web 2 Workshop 2

  1. 1. AGQTP LEVERAGING WEB 2.0 FOR AUTHENTIC LEARNING Workshop 2 Wednesday, 3 rd August 2011
  2. 2. <ul><li>Project Review </li></ul>
  3. 3. PROJECT REVIEW <ul><li>Staff Exploration and Skill Building </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Competence and confidence with some Web 2.0 tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relevance as pedagogical and teaching tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Two “streams” for project focus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Each stream/group will spend a half day with Coby Beatson on each of the three full-day sessions for the project: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edmodo basics : implementing Edmodo with a class to support our work and that of our students </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edmodo+ : Using Edmodo as a “starting point” for integration of other simple but powerful Web 2.0 tools (e.g. Netvibes, Wordpress, Stixy, Tag Galaxy, etc). </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. PROJECT OVERVIEW <ul><li>Project Planning </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selection of an upcoming unit of work (sustained length) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consideration of how Web 2.0 tools can enhance the existing unit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Planning and preparation for implementation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specific focus/application is flexible based on various factors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>August 23 rd is a planning day for your “projects”, with the support of technology specialist Coby Beatson (half day session at SS, in “project stream” groups) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. PROJECT OVERVIEW <ul><li>Individual Project Evaluation / Reflection </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff survey at completion of project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Report / demonstration to peers / colleagues </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. PROJECT OVERVIEW <ul><li>KEY DATES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wed August 3 rd : Workshop 2 (after school) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wed August 17 th : Workshop 3 (after school) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tues August 23 rd : Project planning day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(1/2 day session with Coby Beatson) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mon October 24 th : Mid-project review and sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(1/2 day session with Coby Beatson) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wed November 9 th : Post-project evaluation and presentations to group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(1/2 day session with Coby Beatson) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Workshop 2: </li></ul><ul><li>Rolling out Edmodo with your class </li></ul><ul><li>Practical Considerations and Support </li></ul>
  8. 8. Edmodo Refresher…
  9. 9. Edmodo Class Rollout <ul><li>Parents and permission considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Online safety, etiquette and literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Getting things rolling – what’s worked for me </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Class rollout resource pack: </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Parents… <ul><li>Parental permission is required in order for students to use the site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required by Edmodo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Allow time for collection of forms prior to intro in class </li></ul><ul><li>Keep permission notes on file </li></ul><ul><li>(Parent accounts – a possibility) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Online Safety, Etiquette and Literacy <ul><li>Establishing expectations regarding use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language & Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Behaviour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Extension of the classroom…” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Student Blogging Guidelines”: http :// / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Options for discipline </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make “read-only” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remove from group temporarily </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional approaches </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Getting Things Rolling – Steps <ul><li>Steps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a class group. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write your initial/introductory post. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand out parent letters and information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare introductory lesson (50min): </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher demonstration / tour </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All students registered (lock group) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students explore/familiarise with help of handout </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All students demonstrate making a post and replying </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework task. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Getting Things Rolling - Accounts <ul><li>Students: forgotten username or password </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can look up their username </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can reset their password (with them present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can change their password in “Settings”. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students: already have an Edmodo account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They can log in to their existing account and “Join” your class group with the code you supply. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Getting Things Rolling – What Works <ul><li>Create a student account for yourself – for demonstration and your own familiarity. </li></ul><ul><li>Use Edmodo yourself in class regularly, e.g: calendar, library, class notes and resources in posts, polls, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan activities in class where Edmodo is used frequently, where relevant. </li></ul><ul><li>Consider making use of the Grade Book for some tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>Be clear on expectations regarding student “checking in”. </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Power of Web 2.0: Embedding <ul><li>Embedding: taking rich content from another site or location and integrating it into your own site or resource </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video clips, flash animations, online documents, pictures, audio/mp3 files, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rich content you show in the classroom can be made available outside the classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be used as a stimulus for scaffolding thinking in class (see Look to Learn) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. The Power of Web 2.0: Embedding <ul><li>Steps: </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the source of the content you want to embed. </li></ul><ul><li>Locate and copy the “embed code”. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a new Edmodo message to your class, and click the “link” option below the message text. </li></ul><ul><li>Paste in the embed code. </li></ul><ul><li>Add a title for your attachment. </li></ul><ul><li>Click “attach”. </li></ul><ul><li>Video tutorial on embedding: http:// </li></ul>
  17. 17. Linking to Pedagogy: Look to Learn and Thinking <ul><li>About “Look to Learn”: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sample Prompts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sample “Look to Learn” Posts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Hands-On Activity: <ul><li>Set up one lesson that makes use of Edmodo (and perhaps Look to Learn) as an integral part. </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look to Learn stimulus activity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded content for other purposes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student task or activity launched from Edmodo. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing relevant link/s to a site or web resource that is the focus for a specific activity in class. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of Grade Book for students to submit completed tasks. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Questions? <ul><li>Next Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday, August 17 th 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>4.15-5.30pm </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo + Other Web 2.0 Tools: </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration and Exploration of Some Possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>For Your Consideration For Next Workshop: </li></ul><ul><li>Which “project stream” best suits you and your goals/confidence at this point? </li></ul>