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Online Connections http://onlineconnections.wikispaces.com   http://onlineconnections.ning.com
 
 
Were really good at preparing students for . . .
 
 
Why is a change – a systemic shift – needed?
This is why our class exists . . . http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=6f2c2eba77f39993d118
<ul><li>The distribution of the earth's population is shown in this map.  </li></ul>http://www.worldmapper.org/
<ul><li>Territory size shows the proportion of all increases in spending on secondary education between 1990 and 2001 that...
Philosophy <ul><li>The illiterate of the 21 st  century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot ...
The Danger of Illiteracy
Goal of Online Connections <ul><li>The goal of  Online Connections  is to provide students with the technological resource...
Web 1.0    Web 2.0
Web 2.0 Applications <ul><li>Blogs  </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis  </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts  </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Networ...
Essential Questions <ul><li>How has the evolution of Web 2.0 technologies impacted the reality of communication, collabora...
Essential Questions <ul><li>How can technology users safeguard intellectual property and online identity?  </li></ul>
Essential Questions <ul><li>How has the evolution of Web 2.0 technologies impacted the form and function of the democratic...
Essential Questions <ul><li>How can technology be used to network professionally and connect users to learning resources? ...
Essential Questions <ul><li>How has the nature of work and learning changed with the evolution of technology, globalizatio...
Enduring Understandings <ul><li>Throughout this course, you will uncover the enduring understandings (life-long learning s...
What are the enduring understandings? <ul><li>Play </li></ul><ul><li>Performance  </li></ul><ul><li>Simulation </li></ul><...
Enduring Understandings - Explained <ul><li>Play  — the capacity to experiment with one’s surroundings as a form of proble...
Enduring Understandings - Explained <ul><li>Appropriation  — the ability to meaningfully sample and remix media content  <...
Enduring Understandings - Explained <ul><li>Collective Intelligence  — the ability to pool knowledge and compare notes wit...
Enduring Understandings - Explained <ul><li>Networking  — the ability to search for, synthesize, and disseminate informati...
Our Sister Class  Mr. Armstrong’s History Class http://onlineconnections.wikispaces.com/ globalconnections
Class Activities <ul><li>Blog/wiki responses to prompts (periodicals) </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki collaboration on shared proje...
Wikis
Online Connections Wiki <ul><li>Each of you has a unique user name and password for our class wiki. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Logging Onto the Computers <ul><li>Sample user name –  hol149 2 a 44 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hol149 =  lab </li></ul></ul><u...
Homework <ul><li>All assignments and announcements are posted on the wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>Before our next class: </li><...
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  1. 1. Online Connections http://onlineconnections.wikispaces.com http://onlineconnections.ning.com
  2. 4. Were really good at preparing students for . . .
  3. 7. Why is a change – a systemic shift – needed?
  4. 8. This is why our class exists . . . http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=6f2c2eba77f39993d118
  5. 9. <ul><li>The distribution of the earth's population is shown in this map. </li></ul>http://www.worldmapper.org/
  6. 10. <ul><li>Territory size shows the proportion of all increases in spending on secondary education between 1990 and 2001 that have occurred there. </li></ul>http://www.worldmapper.org/
  7. 11. Philosophy <ul><li>The illiterate of the 21 st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alvin Toffler </li></ul></ul>
  8. 12. The Danger of Illiteracy
  9. 13. Goal of Online Connections <ul><li>The goal of Online Connections is to provide students with the technological resources and skills to facilitate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>connections to the local, national, and global community. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>connections to the tools and habits of mind for life-long learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>connections to the skills and practices valued in the professional world. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 14. Web 1.0  Web 2.0
  11. 15. Web 2.0 Applications <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Network (Ning) </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking and annotation </li></ul><ul><li>Many others . . . </li></ul>
  12. 16. Essential Questions <ul><li>How has the evolution of Web 2.0 technologies impacted the reality of communication, collaboration, and the creation of content of value? </li></ul>
  13. 17. Essential Questions <ul><li>How can technology users safeguard intellectual property and online identity? </li></ul>
  14. 18. Essential Questions <ul><li>How has the evolution of Web 2.0 technologies impacted the form and function of the democratic process? </li></ul>
  15. 19. Essential Questions <ul><li>How can technology be used to network professionally and connect users to learning resources? </li></ul>
  16. 20. Essential Questions <ul><li>How has the nature of work and learning changed with the evolution of technology, globalization, and shifting demographics? </li></ul>
  17. 21. Enduring Understandings <ul><li>Throughout this course, you will uncover the enduring understandings (life-long learning skills) that will empower you to be adaptable learners. </li></ul><ul><li>These enduring understandings are recognized as the skills/literacies necessary to prepare you to compete in the 21 st century. </li></ul>
  18. 22. What are the enduring understandings? <ul><li>Play </li></ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Simulation </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriation </li></ul><ul><li>Multitasking </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed Cognition </li></ul><ul><li>Collective Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Judgment </li></ul><ul><li>Transmedia Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiation </li></ul>
  19. 23. Enduring Understandings - Explained <ul><li>Play — the capacity to experiment with one’s surroundings as a form of problem-solving </li></ul><ul><li>Performance — the ability to adopt alternative identities for the purpose of improvisation and discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Simulation — the ability to interpret and construct dynamic models of real-world processes </li></ul>
  20. 24. Enduring Understandings - Explained <ul><li>Appropriation — the ability to meaningfully sample and remix media content </li></ul><ul><li>Multitasking — the ability to scan one’s environment and shift focus as needed to salient details. </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed Cognition — the ability to interact meaningfully with tools that expand mental capacities </li></ul>
  21. 25. Enduring Understandings - Explained <ul><li>Collective Intelligence — the ability to pool knowledge and compare notes with others toward a common goal </li></ul><ul><li>Judgment — the ability to evaluate the reliability and credibility of different information sources </li></ul><ul><li>Transmedia Navigation — the ability to follow the flow of stories and information across multiple modalities </li></ul>
  22. 26. Enduring Understandings - Explained <ul><li>Networking — the ability to search for, synthesize, and disseminate information </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiation — the ability to travel across diverse communities, discerning and respecting multiple perspectives, and grasping and following alternative norms. </li></ul>
  23. 27. Our Sister Class Mr. Armstrong’s History Class http://onlineconnections.wikispaces.com/ globalconnections
  24. 28. Class Activities <ul><li>Blog/wiki responses to prompts (periodicals) </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki collaboration on shared projects </li></ul><ul><li>Learner’s Toolbox application reviews (T3 bonus activities) </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast and wiki communication with our sister class in South Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Career profiler activities and professional application </li></ul><ul><li>Quests – using Web 2.0 technologies to solve real-world problems, collaborate, and share knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling – PSA </li></ul>
  25. 29. Wikis
  26. 30. Online Connections Wiki <ul><li>Each of you has a unique user name and password for our class wiki. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You will use the same user name (starts with 5951) and password (starts with oc) when you register for our Ning network. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You will change your computer login password to your wiki password. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make it a practice to log into your wiki at the start of class and log out at the end of class. </li></ul></ul>
  27. 31. Logging Onto the Computers <ul><li>Sample user name – hol149 2 a 44 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hol149 = lab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 = 4 th period , 4 = 5 th period </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a = A Day , b = B Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>44 = the number of your computer (on sticker) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Initial password is 123456 – change it to your wiki password </li></ul>
  28. 32. Homework <ul><li>All assignments and announcements are posted on the wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>Before our next class: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get the Online Collaborations Parent Permission form signed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take the poll (on the wiki homework page) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Register for our Ning learning network </li></ul></ul>http://onlineconnections.wikispaces.com/announcements
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