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Google Teacher Academy - Vicki Davis - Keynote Part 2

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Keynote for Google Teacher Academy - 7 steps to a flat classroom. I talk about the steps for teachers to "flatten" their classrooms based upon the award winning Flat Classroom project …

Keynote for Google Teacher Academy - 7 steps to a flat classroom. I talk about the steps for teachers to "flatten" their classrooms based upon the award winning Flat Classroom project (http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com), Horizon Project (http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com), and Digiteen Projects (http://digiteen.wikispaces.com).

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  • http://flickr.com/photos/extranoise/350901033/ - Green Stairs by extranoise accessed 4/8/2008 – In this workshop we will teach how to “flatten your classroom” and you may ask – “Why would I want to do that?”
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    • 1. 7 Steps to a FLAT Classroom
    • 2. This is not CRUSHING a classroom
    • 3. It is about EXPANDING a Classroom
    • 4.
      • 7 Steps
      • CONNECTION
      • COMMUNICATION
      • CITIZENSHIP
      • CONTRIBUTION & COLLABORATION
      • CHOICES
      • CREATION
      • CELEBRATION
    • 5. Connection Step #1
      • Yourself
      • Your Administration
      • Your Students
    • 6. Step 1A: Connect yourself
      • Professional Development
        • Get an RSS Reader - www.netvibes.com
        • Share bookmarks - http://groups.diigo.com/groups/educators
        • Listen in – http://www.edtechtalk.com
        • Online Conferences
          • K12 online – http://k12onlineconference.org
        • Networking Organizations
          • Google Teacher Academy
    • 7.  
    • 8.  
    • 9.  
    • 10. The Connection Function
    • 11.  
    • 12.  
    • 13.
      • Rules
      • Examples – http://ad4dcss.wikispaces.com
      • Discipline
      • Monitoring
      • Academics
      • Purpose & Plan
      • Sites
      • Don’t forget!
      • Honest assessment of preparedness for this!
    • 14. Policies, Filtration, Admin
    • 15.
      • 2 choices:
      • Remove the obstacle.
      • Be the obstacle.
    • 16. Step 1C Connect your students Five Phases of Flattening your classroom
    • 17. Step 1C Connect your students Five Phases of Flattening your classroom
    • 18. Step 1C Connect your students Five Phases of Flattening your classroom
    • 19. Step 1C Connect your students Five Phases of Flattening your classroom
    • 20. Step 1C Connect your students Five Phases of Flattening your classroom
    • 21. Backchannel Jumps In Here!
    • 22. Step #2
    • 23. Communication Continuum
    • 24. What does a flat classroom communication look like?
    • 25. TWO types of communication methods: SYNCHRONOUS and ASYNCHRONOUS
    • 26.
      • Synchronous
      • Definition: at the same time
      • Examples:
        • Instant Messaging
        • Voice over IP (Skype)
        • Video Conferencing
        • Face to Face Interactions
        • Webcasts
        • Webinars
    • 27.
      • Asynchronous
      • Definition: NOT at the same time
      • Examples:
        • Blogs
        • Wikis
        • Podcasts
        • Virtual classroom recordings
        • Recorded Video
    • 28. Traditional Classroom Austria Qatar USA Separated by Time
    • 29. Flat Classroom Student in Austria writes a blog post USA student responds Group Blogging Platform Unified by asynchronous communications
    • 30. Traditional Classroom Austria Qatar USA Separated by Space
    • 31. Flat Classroom Wiki Cooperating Teachers unified space via Internet
    • 32. vs. Traditional Classroom Flat Classroom Separated by LOCATION Unified by the INTERNET Separated by TIME Unified by ASYNCHRONOUS communications tools
    • 33. Principle The effective FLAT classroom structure has BOTH ASYNCHRONOUS and SYNCHRONOUS communications methods.
    • 34. Step 1C Connect your students Five Phases of Flattening your classroom
    • 35. Unified by asynchronous communications (wiki)
    • 36. Students wonder WHERE DO I GO?
      • Structure
      • Create a “launch page” or PLN for each project
      • Establish Communication Habits
    • 37. Students need a “home base”
    • 38.  
    • 39.  
    • 40. Backchannel Jumps In Here!
    • 41. Step #3
    • 42. 'Digital Citizenship in Schools' by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey:
    • 43.  
    • 44. C itizenship Why did you delete stuff off the wiki? BTW I didn’t delete anything Sorry for accusing you, the history makes it look like you OMG I JUST SAW THE HISTORY ON THE WIKI..Really sorry for any problems Presenter Julie Lindsay Qatar Academy
    • 45. Digiteen Julie Lindsay, Presenter http://digiteen.wikispaces.com
    • 46. Digiteen Activities
    • 47.
      • Privacy
      • Photography
      • Problems (how to handle them)
      • Have a common knowledgebase
      • Join educators in staying abreast – http://ad4dcss.wikispaces.com
    • 48.  
    • 49.
      • Affection
      • Gender
      • Language Awareness
        • “ analyze” vs. “analyse”
      • Cultural Sensitivity
      • Responses to others
      • Copyright & Fair Use
    • 50. Create a “contract” page Spell it out!
    • 51.
      • Everyone needs to be “on the same page”
      • Talk about issues before they happen
      • Understand that issues WILL happen but can be minimized
      • My school uses:
      • Linda Criddle – Look Both Ways
    • 52. Backchannel Jumps In Here!
    • 53. Contribute & Collaborate Step #4
    • 54. Collaboration with individual contribution
    • 55. C ontribute Wiki history
    • 56. Accountability: Every student has their own ID!
    • 57. C ollaborate Ning discussion
    • 58. Taken with permission from Student Reflections Westwood Schools Horizon Project 5/26/07
    • 59.  
    • 60. Teacherpreneurs are researchers!
    • 61. Message to students…… Contribute to your team by recording short video clips for your partners to use in their videos. Do not be a non-contributor and lurk somewhere in the darkness. Come out and be part of the construction. C ontribute
    • 62. Choice Step #5
      • Acquire knowledge
      • Produce artifacts
      • Discern
    • 63. Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller
    • 64.  
    • 65. The Fallacy of excellence
    • 66. Excellent students learn the way we tell them to MYTH:
    • 67. Excellent students learn the way we tell them to.
    • 68.
      • “ According to Dyslexia Research Institute, 60% of those diagnosed with ADD are, to some degree, dyslexic. Yet, because only five percent ever receive the proper diagnosis and assistance, many children grow up illiterate, thinking they aren't intelligent.”
      • “ Demystifying Dyslexia - The Challenge and the Gift “By Sonia Weir
    • 69. Who are we missing?
      • “ Entrepreneurs five times more likely to suffer from dyslexia than the average UK citizen.”
      • http://www.cass.city.ac.uk/media/stories/story_8_45816_44300.html Nov 2004
    • 70. Creative students learn differently
    • 71. ALL students learn differently
    • 72. We need …
    • 73. Excellent schools accommodate learning differences.
    • 74. Excellent schools differentiate instruction
    • 75. An auditory learner stuck in a text-only classroom is like Helen Keller stuck in a classroom where the teacher only lectures .
    • 76. Digital Storytelling
      • Script Writer
      • Call Sheets
      • Production Schedule
      • Asst Director
      • Acting
      • Presenting
      • Lighting
      • Flow & movement
      • Camera
      • Editing
      • Lighting
      • Storyboarding
      • Audio Editing
      • Music Selection
      • Sound Capture
      • Scene Scout
      • Scene set up
      • Storyboarding
      • Acting
      • Directing
      • Movie Ideas
      • Vision Casting
      • Reflecting
      • Status Reporting
      • Journal process
      • Ideas
    • 77. Wikis
      • Wiki Composition
      • Writing
      • Research
      • Programming
      • Organizing
      • Widget finding
      • Mentoring
      • Acting
      • Presenting
      • (Get on film)
      • Camera
      • Photography
      • Graphic Design
      • “ looks”
      • Record audio files
      • Audacity editor
      • VoiceThread
      • Animoto
      • Outdoor dig storytlng or photography
      • Maps
      • Environmental research
      • Discussion mgt
      • Cell phone enabled
      • Blogging or pics, twitter
      • Live streaming
      • Reflecting
      • Opinion
      • Reporting on group issues
    • 78. Social Network (Ning)
      • Blogging
      • Forums
      • Administration
      • Organizing Site
      • Linking sharer
      • Acting
      • Presenting
      • (Get on film)
      • Photography
      • Camera Op
      • VoiceThread
      • Animoto
      • Record audio files
      • Audacity editor
      • VoiceThread
      • Animoto
      • Photography
      • Outdoor video
      • Gcast remotely
      • “ Roving” reporter
        • Google Earth
      • Forums
      • Cell phone enabled
      • Blogging or pics
      • Discussion facilitators
      • Reflections
      • Reading & opinion
      • Debates
    • 79. Integrating their Interests
    • 80. The Gordian Knot
    • 81. New Ways to Solve Problems
    • 82. Many Voices for Darfur Project http://stopgenocide.wikispaces.com/
    • 83. Students responded in their way
      • Unblocked facebook and myspace and signed petitions and shared w/ friends
      • Blogged
      • Created Photos
      • Videos to CNN and Fox
      • Called the White House
    • 84.
      • What if the world could see what is happening in Darfur?
      Doodle For Google
    • 85. Give Students Choices!
      • Wiki Assignments with choices
      • Question of the week with choice of text response (blog post),
        • audio response (podcast) or
        • video response (digital storytelling)
    • 86. Technology is our vehicle! But not the ONLY vehicle!
    • 87. Good Teaching is Not Platform dependent
      • Online & Offline
      • Oral & Written
      • Video & Audio
      • One on One & Groups
      • Inside classroom & OUTSIDE!
    • 88. What students want!
      • Leadership
      • Self-Organization
      • Empowerment
      • Meaning
    • 89.  
    • 90. Discernment The Internet is our library of Alexandria and our trash heap.
    • 91. Create Step #6
    • 92. 21 st Century Learning Objectives Blooms Revised Taxonomy
    • 93. Creating Content
    • 94. Student Artifacts
    • 95. Convergence as We Speak http://westwood.wikispaces.com/Chapter+1A+-+The+Digital+Revolution http://westwood.wikispaces.com/Chapter+1A+-+Convergence+As+We+Speak
    • 96. Invent This! http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/2007/09/see-my-student-inventions.html
    • 97.  
    • 98. Celebrate Step #7 Presenter Julie Lindsay Qatar Academy
    • 99. Student Summit and Awards Ceremony http://horizonproject.wikispaces.com/Student+Summit Presenter Julie Lindsay Qatar Academy
    • 100. Westwood Schools Summit http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com/Summits Presenter Vicki Davis Westwood Schools
    • 101. LACHSA Summit http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com/Summits Presenter Vicki Davis Westwood Schools
    • 102. Vienna International School Summit http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com/Summits Presenter Vicki Davis Westwood Schools
    • 103. Popcorn Conversations
    • 104.
      • 7 Steps
      • CONNECTION
      • COMMUNICATION
      • CITIZENSHIP
      • CONTRIBUTION & COLLABORATION
      • CHOICES
      • CREATION
      • CELEBRATION
    • 105. Backchannel Jumps In Here!
    • 106. Why do we still need a Teacher?
    • 107. Obstacles to Learning Stress Lack of Sleep Brain Rules John Medina
    • 108. My most important Teaching Tactic
    • 109. As they enter class Eye contact Call by name
    • 110. My most important Teaching Strategy
    • 111. Finding individual Strengths
    • 112. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__Gs02ZmUmE
    • 113.  
    • 114. Secret:
    • 115. Secret: Paul Potts is you & me!
    • 116. Pick your Big Three Share in the Backchannel
    • 117. Don’t change me!
    • 118. http://flickr.com/photos/prittibaby/477057343/