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Writing teachers and people who write need to understand the 9 ways writing has been reinvented. These slides give an overview of the 9 ways writing is reinvented and touch on some of the community......

Writing teachers and people who write need to understand the 9 ways writing has been reinvented. These slides give an overview of the 9 ways writing is reinvented and touch on some of the community and safety aspects as well. Based upon "Reinventing Writing" June 2014 by Vicki Davis. This presentation is available online at Reinventing the Classroom 2014 online.

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  • One drop is a drop of water. Many drops of water together make rain. Rain makes the grass grow. One person writing is one workbut multiple people make change. Change can improve our world.
  • Resources: 12 Ways eBooks Can Improve your Life: http://www.coolcatteacher.com/11-reasons-ebooks/
  • Captions: http://blog.kissmetrics.com/shocking-truth-about-graphics/
  • Captions: http://blog.kissmetrics.com/shocking-truth-about-graphics/

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  • 1. Reinventing Writing: The 9 Tools that are changing how we teach #reinvent14 Vicki A. Davis Teacher, IT Director @coolcatteacher www.coolcatteacher.com Author, Reinventing Writing (June 2014) Author, Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds
  • 2. Guidelines You are part of this presentation Please share in the chat Please share links to what you’re doing If you have questions, share them If you see a question you can answer, answer it! Save the chat when we’re done. Welcome beginners & help them get up to speed Tweet out highlights #reinvent14
  • 3. 1. 9 Ways Writing Has Been Reinvented • Practical things students need to know • Examples from classrooms • Recommendations for each 2. 9 Key P’s for Digital Citizens ReinventingWriting –Vicki Davis http://writinginthecloud.wikispaces.com Let’s get this conference started Hashtag: #reinvent14 @learnrevproject I’mVicki Davis @coolcatteacher What’s your handle?
  • 4. 1. Strategies for Building Writing Communities (Chapter 13) 2. A lot of how-to’s (please use the chat to share links) 3. The 20 QuestionsYou ask When Picking a Tool (Chapter 2) 4. To dive deeply into the 9 Key P’s for Safety & Success (Chapter 12) We won’t have time for –Vicki Davis http://writinginthecloud.wikispaces.com Let’s get this conference started Hashtag: #reinvent14 @learnrevproject I’mVicki Davis @coolcatteacher What’s your handle?
  • 5. John Seely Brown,Visiting Scholar, University of Southern California “…you can’t just drop new innovations into a classroom and hope that the instructor will invent effective ways to use them.To fully utilize a new teaching technology, you often need to invent new teaching practices as well.” Gamifi-ed Project: An Intergenerational Learning Community http://gamifi-ed.wikispaces.com Westwood Students (9th graders) & Masters Students from University of Alaska Southeast & Gamifi-ed MOOC ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 6.  Fosters community (Elbow 373)  Helps see problems from multiple viewpoints (Howard 10)  Co-authoring impacts the writing of individual authors (Aghbar)  Improves Learning Experiences (wolf 2010)  “Ideal model for constructing, reorganizing and acquiring new information” (Janssen et all 2010)  Global collaboration is essential in today’s workplace (Friedman)  Shorten time required to solve pressing world problems (Tapscott) Benefits of Collaborative Writing Hong Kong 2011 Students edit wiki with virtual partners ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 7. WHAT IS “THE CLOUD?” A location on the Internet where common files are stored. Reinventing Writing Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 8. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 9. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 10. http://tinyurl.com/kindle-notecard ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? Learn More: Chapter 3, Reinventing Writing
  • 11. 5 Most popular ebook readers  Kindle  iBook  Nook  Kobo  Google Play Books Learn More: Epic Ebook Guide http://www.coolcatteacher.com/epic-ebook-guide/ ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #1 Reinventing Paper
  • 12. 10 Places to Find, Download & Read Free or Inexpensive eBooks Site Link Site Link Project Gutenberg www.gutenberg. org eReaderIQ www.ereaderiq. com Free Booksy www.freebooksy. com Book Bub www.bookbub.c om Bookish www.bookish.co m Hundred Zeroes www.hundredzer oes.com Goodreaders www.goodreads. com What Should I Read Next? www.whatshould ireadnext.com Which Book www.openingthe book.com/which book Calibre www.calibre- ebook.com Learn More: Epic Ebook Guide http://www.coolcatteacher.com/epic-ebook-guide/ ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #1 Reinventing Paper
  • 13. 6 Easy Ways to Publish eBooks 1. Liber.io 1. http://liber.io/ 2. (Write in Google Drive  eBook) 2. Draft 1. http://draftin.com/ 3. iBooks Author 4. LeanPub 1. http://leanpub.com/ 5. Powerpoint or Keynote (Yes you can!) 6. Scrivener Learn more: http://www.coolcatteacher.com/publish-ebooks-free/ ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #1 Reinventing Paper
  • 14. Did you know?  You can export your notes from Kindle or iBooks into Evernote?  See 11 Ways eBooks Can Improve Your Life: http://www.coolcatteacher.com/11-reasons-ebooks/  You can convert almost any format of ebook to another using Calibre?  See The Epic eBook Guide: http://www.coolcatteacher.com/epic-ebook-guide/  Students can set up a kindle email  Put them in a group and email docs to them (a small charge will be incurred unless you hook it up directly via cable.) ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #1 Reinventing Paper
  • 15. Reinventing Writing Recommendation  Evaluate Amazon Whispernet  Create a place where you can distribute or link to free ebook content  Older students set up a profile on kindle.amazon.com  Learn to export notes from books  Make epublishing part of what you do #1 Reinventing Paper Learn More: Chapter 3, Reinventing Writing
  • 16. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 17. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 18. Popular Notebook Services 1. Evernote 2. One Note Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 4 ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #2 Reinventing Notetaking
  • 19. Notes area Reminders Search Shortcuts for frequently used items
  • 20. Did you know you can create checklists and store files?
  • 21. Share your notetaking and files
  • 22. One Note: Only Collaborative Notebook service
  • 23. Reinventing Writing Recommendation  Select an official notebook service for your school  Connect students and teachers  Share notes  Learn to capture, annotate, and find  See if students can find notes at a later date #2 Reinventing Notetaking Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 4
  • 24. Teach students to connect services and automate things
  • 25. Did you know? Feature Evernote One Note Set up an email to send notes to your notebook   Set up your networked copier to send scanned documents (via email)   Use IFTTT to link your notebook to other services   Use a browser plug in to clip sites and info   Capture Screen pics Skitch One Note Clipper Set up an import folder to automatically bring in documents  Use Onetastic – not really available Collaborative Spaces to Edit Shared notebooks can’t edit simultaneously  #2 Reinventing Notetaking
  • 26. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 27. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 28. Meet the new notecard Hyperlink is part of bookmark Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 5
  • 29. Features of the New Notecard (Diigo) Annotate Websites: Privately, To a group or publicly Group Bookmarks http://physicsofthefuture.wikispaces.com Student efolios Citation Reports
  • 30. Meaning Group Tag Clouds http://physicsofthefuture.wikispaces.com
  • 31. Did you know?  You can post a live post (or draft) from Diigo based upon your bookmarks  You can send certain bookmarks to your notebook using ifttt.com  You can set up ifttt.com to automatically bookmark certain things for you (like Twitter favorites)  You can search your bookmarks  There are tag communities and site communities on Diigo (see what people are sharing from your website or blog.) ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #3 Reinventing Notecards
  • 32. Reinventing Writing Recommendation  Set up a bookmarking group for each class  Set up a “tag dictionary” for common topics for the term  Install the Diigo plug in to add more features to websites #3 Reinventing Notecards Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 5
  • 33. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 34. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? Dropbox * Google Drive * One Drive
  • 35. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 36. Amazing Race “Cloud Edition”
  • 37. Did you know? You’re not stuck! You can move your files. Mover.io
  • 38. Dropbox: Did you know?  You can connect to your students and share files  Dropbox is a great way to share videos  You can create a folder people can upload to using dropitto.me  Sortmybox will help you organize and move your dropbox materials  Jotform sends forms straight to Dropbox  Automate Dropbox with IFTTT  You can create a website from a Dropbox Folder using site44  My bookmarks of all the things you can do with Dropbox: https://www.diigo.com/user/coolcatteacher/dropbox ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #5 Reinventing Filing Cabinets
  • 39. Google Drive: Did you know?  You can install Google Drive like a Dropbox Folder  You can set up shared class folders  Google Drive can link with other services (like wevideo)  See “Becoming a Google Drive Master”  http://j.mp/gdrive-master #5 Reinventing Filing Cabinets
  • 40. One Drive: Did you know?  Integrated with Office and Windows 8 (no need to install)  If you don’t buy the service, only 3 students can sign up PER DAY behind a firewall (I give it as a home assignment/ school supply)  Free versions of Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint available online with your files if you use it  Replaces the “Jump Drive” more easily than anything else. #5 Reinventing Filing Cabinets
  • 41. Reinventing Writing Recommendation  Set up collaborative writing tools  Make sure teachers know how to give text and voice feedback  Empower peer feedback  Train and connect everyone!  Teach students (and teachers) to convert files of all types  Teach students how to convert and use many types of cloud tools #5 Reinventing Filing Cabinets Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 6
  • 42. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 43. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? So much more than the “essay” - reinventing wordprocessors
  • 44. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? 1. Google Drive 2. One Drive (Microsoft Word/ Office 365) 3. Etherpad (for server installation)
  • 45. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 46. Did you know?
  • 47. Did you know?  You can call people and live chat them from inside Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel in Office 365?  You can live edit Microsoft Word now?  You can get Microsoft Office on the iPad now?  Microsoft Office has Add Ons too?  http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/store/ ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #5 Reinventing Word Processors
  • 48. Did you know?  Zamzar.com can convert almost any format? ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #5 Reinventing Word Processors
  • 49. Reinventing Writing Recommendation  Set up collaborative writing tools  Make sure teachers know how to give text and voice feedback  Empower peer feedback  Train and connect everyone!  Teach students (and teachers) to convert files of all types #5 Reinventing Word Processors Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 7
  • 50. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 51. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 52. Credit: Sue Waters Reinventing Writing, Chapter 8
  • 53. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 54. Karen Lirenman Kathy Cassidy Building Student Learning Communities through Twitter http://j.mp/lirenman-twitter Using Twitter in a Primary Classroom http://j.mp/primary-twitter Class Twitter Accounts Open Doors
  • 55. Did you know? http://www.classtools.net/twister/ You can make “Fake Tweets” at Classtools.net
  • 56. Reinventing Writing Recommendation  Set up a blogging platform for your students  Encourage feedback and connection  Find a Quadblogging Group for every classroom in your school  Use microblogging to communicate and connect with the world  Give your classroom a public platform to share and connect #6 Reinventing Journals & Reports Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 8
  • 57. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 58. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 59. See http://www.coolcatteacher.com/gamifi-ed-project-update1/
  • 60. Popular Wiki Websites 1. Wikispaces 2. PBWiki 3. Install Media Wiki ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #7 Reinventing Group Reports
  • 61. Popular Group Website Creators 1. Weebly 2. Wix 3. Webs 4. Google Sites ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #7 Reinventing Group Reports
  • 62. Did you know?  You can use tags to organize?  You can set up private projects on wikispaces even if your overall wiki is public?  You can have a free ad-free site if you’re a K12 educator  See my classroom wiki at http://westwood.wikispaces.com  You can comment in-line like Google Drive?  You can use Wikispaces classroom to monitor engagement live? ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #7 Reinventing Group Reports
  • 63. Reinventing Writing Recommendation  Create a collaborative wiki community  Write common information together with others with a different worldview  Learn to write collaboratively  Multi age  Intergenerational  Within your district  Create a platform for student efolios #7 Reinventing Group Reports Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 9
  • 64. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 65. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 66. See https://wiki.itap.purdue.edu/display/INSITE/Mindmeister
  • 67. Did you know? You should preplan what you’ll write before you start collaborative writing? Favorite outlining tools: Hackpad, Google Drive, Etherpad, Office 365
  • 68. Did you know?  You can create a mindmap to organize and embed it or link it from your document to keep the two connected?  Live chats with documents usually aren’t saved, so you want to have people use comments instead to include collaborative partners  Partners should know how to find past conversations and revisions  If you want to collaboratively write – it starts with collaborative prewriting ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #8 Reinventing Prewriting
  • 69. Reinventing Writing Recommendation  Teach Prewriting tools and skills  Teach Collaborative Prewriting methods  Don’t forget prewriting  Embed prewriting documents in the final document  Include asynchronous partners in your communications. #8 Reinventing Prewriting Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 10
  • 70. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 71. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 72. See: Infographics Tools for Kids http://www.coolcatteacher.com/infographic-tools-for-kids/
  • 73. See: 7 Ways to Use Canva to Create Compelling Graphics http://www.coolcatteacher.com/canva-how-to/
  • 74. Did you know?  Captions under images are read 300% more than body copy  Headlines placed below an image are read by 10% more people than headlines above  Never break the left margin  Images should either have: story appeal or demonstrate something  See: http://blog.kissmetrics.com/shocking-truth-about-graphics/ #9 Reinventing Illustrations
  • 75. Recommendation  Teach students how to create and select images  Encourage the use of infographics to tell stories  Help students visually organize their efolios  Follow and teach guidelines to promote readability #9 Reinventing Illustrations Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 11
  • 76. The Collaborative Writing Cloud 9 Wikis Collaborative Writing Apps Blogs Social Bookmarking Graphic Organizers Collaborative Notebooks ePaper Cartooning Cloud Syncing ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #reinvent14 @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  • 77. 9 Key P’s for Safety & Success 1. Passwords 2. Privacy 3. Personal Information 4. Photographs 5. Property 6. Permission 7. Protection 8. Professionalism 9. Personal Brand Reinventing Schools Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 13
  • 78. 1. Strategies for Building Writing Communities (Chapter 13) 2. A lot of how-to’s (please save the chat if you helped each other) 3. The 20 QuestionsYou ask When Picking a Tool (Chapter 2) 4. To dive deeply into the 9 Key P’s for Safety & Success (Chapter 12) We won’t have time for –Vicki Davis http://writinginthecloud.wikispaces.com Let’s get this conference started Hashtag: #reinvent14 @learnrevproject I’mVicki Davis @coolcatteacher What’s your handle?
  • 79. QUESTIONS?
  • 80. Reinventing Writing: The 9 Tools that are changing how we teach #reinvent14 Vicki A. Davis Teacher, IT Director @coolcatteacher www.coolcatteacher.com Author, Reinventing Writing (June 2014) Author, Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds