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Vicki Davis
vicki@coolcatteacher.com
www.coolcatteacher.com/phm
@coolcatteacher
Innovate like a Turtle:
The Mindset, Tools...
Outline of Today’s
Conversation
 Strategy of Innovation
 5 Secrets for Having the Best Year Ever
 Cool Cat Teacher’s Ch...
Will you be ok
with teaching the
same year 30
times
-or-
30 years with
each one better
than the last?
B
e
s
t
P
r
a
c
t
i
c
e
The power of Three!
Pick three
Eat a
watermelon
Not
whole!
Small
bites!
TEAMS
“Working with
people across the
world has challenged
me.”
“The majority of my partners
wanted to contribute
somethin...
Classroom Wiki (2005) K12 Online Conference
Teacher Collaboration
Wiki (2006)
Flat Classroom™ Project
(2006-2012)
Horizon ...
Read
#geniushour
The Passion Driven
Classroom by
Angela Maiers
Read
#invent2learn
Invent to Learn
By Sylvia Martinez and
Gary Stager
Hour of Code
Code.org
http://gamifi-
ed.wikispaces.com
15 minutes
2-3 times a week
Learning is a habit
embedded in my
weekly routines.
Habit of a Lead Learner
21st Century Skills
21st Century
CONNECTIONS
Horizon
Project
2008
Understanding the Middle East through a
Simulation
Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher
9th Grade Students
Westwood Schools
Camilla...
How to be
awesome from
Day 1
Teachers who
refuse to change
have rejected
the role of lead
learner.
Growing and
changing starts
with your
mindset.
FIXED MINDSET
A belief that you are
what you are right
now and can never
improve or change.
GROWTH
MINDSET
A belief that you
can grow, improve,
and learn
HOW DO I SET
LEARNING GOALS?
How do I look at change?
Goal Setting Tip #1:
Accurately assess your
strengths and weaknesses
 ““If, like those with the growth mindset,
you belie...
WHAT ARETHE 20% OF
THE ISSUESTHAT
CAUSEYOU 80% OF
THE HEADACHES
Tip #2 ParetoYour
Problems
ITEMIZED BILL
Brian Tracy,
Focal Point: A Proven System to Simplify Your Life,
Double Your Production and Achieve All Your...
Tip #3Goalsetting
Determining the focal
point for myself and my
classroom at each
moment.
Write this
Down!
The power of Three!
Pick three
Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever
1. Set Learning Goals
I believe in myself, my
students, and my
school.
Write this
Down!
Secret #2
“Santa’s Motto”
in my childhood
home
“If you
believe
you
receive.”
Study of Expectations
• 20% of students in the student were said to have “unusual potential for
intellectual growth”
• Thr...
At the end of the school year
• Led the school and district in standardized test scores
• Jumped 20-30% in academic achiev...
Guess what?
• The selections were RANDOM.
• Students were a mix of good/bad/ medium.
• So were teachers!
Rosenthal, R., an...
You Believe,You Receive!
“In experiment after experiment, it has been demonstrated that
when teachers EXPECT their student...
They are part of this• Best Wiki in Education 2006, 2008
• ISTEOnline LearningAward 2007
• TIG Best Online Project 2006
• ...
The most important “A”
in your classroom
Att-I-tude
2 kinds of people:
Transmitters
Transformers
Dale Carnegie,
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Transformers
“Turn the negativity into
something positive.”
Examine
Data Streams
F - alse
E - vidence
A - ppearing
R - eal
“The budget
cuts have
become
opportunistic
because we are
having to think
outside the
box.”Jody
Kennedy, Teacher
White Pla...
“And you realize that the beauty of our flaws is to accentuate
our better features.
Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever
1. Set Learning Goals
2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70
Classroom Management
Metacognitive Processes
Cognitive Processes
Home Env/ Parental Inv
Stdnt/Tchr ...
Let’s Look at #1
1. Classroom Management
• teacher uses questioning/ recitation strategies that maintain active
student pa...
PRACTICE DOESN’T
MAKE PERFECT… IT
MAKES PERMANENT
Classroom Management
Essential Procedures
• Entering Room
• Exiting Room
• Paperflow
• Being Excused from the Room
• Essential Positions forTea...
Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever
1. Set Learning Goals
2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school
3. Estab...
Mirror Neurons: Giacomo Rizzolatti et al.,
“Premotor Cortex and the Recognition of
Motor Actions,” Cognitive Behavior
Rese...
Toxic
Waste
for
Teachers
We
mirror
the behaviors of those
we are around.
GOOD GOSSIP:
SPREAD GOOD
NEWS EVERYWHERE
Share awesome stories…
Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever
1. Set Learning Goals
2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school
3. Estab...
Pulled in so many directions
1. Family
2. Students
3. Parents
4. Admin / Colleagues
I CAN
Care
about
I CAN
Care
about
I CAN
Care
about
CAN
Care about O
T
H
E
R
S
“Exercise boosts brain power.”
Brain Rules by John Medina
5 Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever
1. Set Learning Goals
2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school
3. Est...
Chromebook Tips
Cool Cat Teacher’s Favorites
My Favorite Chrome
Extensions
1. Extensity – turns things on
2. TechSmith Snagit (Screenshots)
3. LastPass (remembering pa...
My Favorite Google Drive Add
Ons
1. Goobric
2. Doctopus
3. Pro Writing Aid
4. Kaizena
5. Easy Bib
6. Consistency Checker
Formative Assessment:
Know what they know.
Socrative
ROCKS
www.socrative.com!
Tip: Play quizzes as races for
review. Use o...
http://www.epals.com/
Connect with authors
yearsTo get to 50 million subscribers
yearsTo get to 50 million subscribers
yearsTo get to 50 million subscribers
yearsTo get to 50 million subscribers
daysTo get to 50 million subscribers
How can we keep up in the face
of such rapid change?
1. 9 Ways Writing Has Been Reinvented
• Practical things students need to know
• Examples from classrooms
• Recommendation...
1. Strategies for Building Writing Communities
(Chapter 13)
2. A lot of how-to’s (please use the chat to share
links)
3. T...
John Seely Brown,Visiting Scholar, University of
Southern California
“…you can’t just drop new
innovations into a classroo...
 Fosters community (Elbow 373)
 Helps see problems from multiple viewpoints (Howard 10)
 Co-authoring impacts the writi...
Audience is Important
“Technology creates opportunities for students to do meaningful
work that has value outside school, ...
WHAT IS “THE CLOUD?”
A location on the Internet where common files are stored.
Reinventing Writing
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolc...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
http://tinyurl.com/kindle-notecard
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinve...
5 Most popular ebook readers
 Kindle
 iBook
 Nook
 Kobo
 Google Play Books
Learn More: Epic Ebook Guide
http://www.co...
10 Places to Find, Download &
Read Free or Inexpensive eBooks
Site Link Site Link
Project
Gutenberg
www.gutenberg.
org
eRe...
6 Easy Ways to Publish eBooks
1. Liber.io
1. http://liber.io/
2. (Write in Google Drive  eBook)
2. Draft
1. http://drafti...
Reinventing Writing
Recommendation
 Evaluate Amazon Whispernet
 Create a place where you can distribute
or link to free ...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
Popular Notebook Services
1. Evernote
2. One Note
3. Google Keep
Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 4
ReinventingWri...
Reinventing Writing
Recommendation
 Select an official notebook service for your school
 Connect students and teachers
...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
Meet the
new
notecard
Hyperlink is part of bookmark
Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 5
Features of
the New
Notecard
(Diigo) Annotate Websites: Privately,
To a group or publicly
Group Bookmarks
http://physicsof...
Reinventing Writing
Recommendation
 Set up a bookmarking group for each
class
 Set up a “tag dictionary” for common
topi...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
Dropbox * Google Drive * One ...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
Google Drive: Did you know?
 You can install Google Drive like a
Dropbox Folder
 You can set up shared class folders
 G...
Reinventing Writing
Recommendation
 Set up collaborative writing tools
 Make sure teachers know how to give text
and voi...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
So much more than the “essay”...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
1. Google Drive
2. One Drive ...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
Did you know?
Did you know?
 Zamzar.com can convert almost any format?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How ...
Reinventing Writing
Recommendation
 Set up collaborative writing tools
 Make sure teachers know how to give text
and voi...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
Credit: Sue Waters
Reinventing Writing, Chapter 8
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
Karen Lirenman
Kathy Cassidy
Building Student Learning Communities
through Twitter
http://j.mp/lirenman-twitter
Using Twit...
Did you
know?
http://www.classtools.net/twister/
You can make “Fake Tweets” at Classtools.net
Reinventing Writing
Recommendation
 Set up a blogging platform for your
students
 Encourage feedback and connection
 Fi...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
See
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/gamifi-ed-project-update1/
Popular Wiki Websites
1. Wikispaces
2. PBWiki
3. Install Media Wiki
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Pa...
Popular Group Website
Creators
1. Weebly
2. Wix
3. Webs
4. Google Sites
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteache...
Reinventing Writing
Recommendation
 Create a collaborative wiki community
 Write common information together with
others...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
See https://wiki.itap.purdue.edu/display/INSITE/Mindmeister
Reinventing Writing
Recommendation
 Teach Prewriting tools and skills
 Teach Collaborative Prewriting methods
 Don’t fo...
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
ReinventingWriting
Hashtag: #KCDTTL
@coolcatteacher
Part 1: How has writing
been reinvented?
See: 7 Ways to Use Canva to Create
Compelling Graphics
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/canva-how-to/
Did you know?
 Captions under images are read 300%
more than body copy
 Headlines placed below an image are
read by 10% ...
Recommendation
 Teach students how to create and select
images
 Encourage the use of infographics to tell
stories
 Help...
The Collaborative Writing Cloud 9
Wikis
Collaborative
Writing Apps
Blogs
Social
Bookmarking
Graphic
Organizers
Collaborati...
Connect yourself!
Personal Learning Network / Media Diet!
– RSS Reader - Feedly ,Feedspot, Mr. Reader
– Flipboard, Zite, P...
NOT
What are you keeping out?
What are you bringing
in?
How are you
connecting?
Do you see any
numbers?
The power of Three!
Pick three
The power of Three!
What are my 3?
1. Classroom Procedures to improve F2F
and electronic Classroom including better
integration with my LMS
Read
Hummingbird
Robotics Kit
Read Invent to Learn
By Sylvia Martinez &
Gary Stager
2. Makerspace
including:
Robotics
Read
Makey Makey Kits
Turn anything into a computer
Input!
2. Makerspace
including:
Robotics, Makey
Read
The Sphero
Programmable ball
2. Makerspace
including: Robotics,
Makey Make, SPRK
Learning & Creserance
Read
Technology Week
Led by my students
For the whole school
system
Read
Pixel Press
Video game programming
3. More positive multi
age learning
experiences between
upper & lower schools
Read
Minecraft EDU
3. More positive multi
age learning
experiences between
upper & lower schools
The power of Three!
Pick three
Outline of Today’s
Conversation
 Strategy of Innovation
 5 Secrets for Having the Best Year Ever
 Cool Cat Teacher’s Ch...
5 Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever
1. Set Learning Goals
2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school
3. Est...
Vicki Davis
vicki@coolcatteacher.com
www.coolcatteacher.com/phm
@coolcatteacher
Innovate like a Turtle:
The Mindset, Tools...
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In this opening to the school year, teachers were taught a strategy for innovation, 5 ways to have the best school year ever, Cool Cat Teacher's Essential Chromebook Tips and the 9 Ways Writing is Reinvented. Vicki also shares her personal learning goals at the end. Lots of fun in this customized speech in Indiana - August 2014

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  1. 1. Vicki Davis vicki@coolcatteacher.com www.coolcatteacher.com/phm @coolcatteacher Innovate like a Turtle: The Mindset, Tools & Teaching Tips to Make this the Best Year Ever
  2. 2. Outline of Today’s Conversation  Strategy of Innovation  5 Secrets for Having the Best Year Ever  Cool Cat Teacher’s Chromebook Tips  9 Ways Writing Has Been Reinvented
  3. 3. Will you be ok with teaching the same year 30 times -or- 30 years with each one better than the last?
  4. 4. B e s t P r a c t i c e
  5. 5. The power of Three! Pick three
  6. 6. Eat a watermelon
  7. 7. Not whole!
  8. 8. Small bites!
  9. 9. TEAMS “Working with people across the world has challenged me.” “The majority of my partners wanted to contribute something meaningful to the project.” Horizon Project Students http://horizonproject.wikispaces.com
  10. 10. Classroom Wiki (2005) K12 Online Conference Teacher Collaboration Wiki (2006) Flat Classroom™ Project (2006-2012) Horizon Project (2007- 2008) Digiteen Project (2007- 2012) Digiteen Island in Open Sim (2008-2010) Arab Israeli Conflict Simulation (2009, 2011, 2013) Flat Classroom Conference – Doha, Qatar (2009) NetGenEd Project (2009-2013) – with Don Tapscott Flat Classroom Live at ASB Unplugged, Mumbai (2010) India Immersion Project (2010) Eracism Project (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) Flat Classroom Conference China 2011 China Immersion Project (2011) Hope for Slaves (2012) Gamifi-ed (2014) Physics of the Future (2014) A Global Project Journey
  11. 11. Read #geniushour The Passion Driven Classroom by Angela Maiers
  12. 12. Read #invent2learn Invent to Learn By Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager
  13. 13. Hour of Code Code.org
  14. 14. http://gamifi- ed.wikispaces.com
  15. 15. 15 minutes 2-3 times a week
  16. 16. Learning is a habit embedded in my weekly routines. Habit of a Lead Learner
  17. 17. 21st Century Skills 21st Century CONNECTIONS
  18. 18. Horizon Project 2008
  19. 19. Understanding the Middle East through a Simulation Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher 9th Grade Students Westwood Schools Camilla, Georgia USA Dr. Jeff Stanzler Leah Stilman, Eliza Bivins-Fink, Crystal LaBrosse University of Michigan http://aic.conflix.org
  20. 20. How to be awesome from Day 1
  21. 21. Teachers who refuse to change have rejected the role of lead learner.
  22. 22. Growing and changing starts with your mindset.
  23. 23. FIXED MINDSET A belief that you are what you are right now and can never improve or change.
  24. 24. GROWTH MINDSET A belief that you can grow, improve, and learn
  25. 25. HOW DO I SET LEARNING GOALS? How do I look at change?
  26. 26. Goal Setting Tip #1: Accurately assess your strengths and weaknesses  ““If, like those with the growth mindset, you believe you can develop yourself, then you're open to accurate information about your current abilities, even if it's unflattering. What's more, if you're oriented toward learning, as they are, you need accurate information about your current abilities in order to learn effectively.”  Carol Dweck, Mindset
  27. 27. WHAT ARETHE 20% OF THE ISSUESTHAT CAUSEYOU 80% OF THE HEADACHES Tip #2 ParetoYour Problems
  28. 28. ITEMIZED BILL Brian Tracy, Focal Point: A Proven System to Simplify Your Life, Double Your Production and Achieve All Your Goals, p 8 For placing “x” on gauge $ 1.00 For knowing which gauge to place the “x” on $9,999.00 Read
  29. 29. Tip #3Goalsetting Determining the focal point for myself and my classroom at each moment. Write this Down!
  30. 30. The power of Three! Pick three
  31. 31. Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever 1. Set Learning Goals
  32. 32. I believe in myself, my students, and my school. Write this Down! Secret #2
  33. 33. “Santa’s Motto” in my childhood home “If you believe you receive.”
  34. 34. Study of Expectations • 20% of students in the student were said to have “unusual potential for intellectual growth” • Three teachers selected were told they were selected because they were the best in the school Rosenthal, R., and Jacobson, L. (1968). Pygmalion in the classroom:Teacher expectation and pupils' intellectual development'. NewYork: Rinehart and Winston. Read
  35. 35. At the end of the school year • Led the school and district in standardized test scores • Jumped 20-30% in academic achievement over previous year. Rosenthal, R., and Jacobson, L. (1968). Pygmalion in the classroom:Teacher expectation and pupils' intellectual development'. NewYork: Rinehart andWinston. Read
  36. 36. Guess what? • The selections were RANDOM. • Students were a mix of good/bad/ medium. • So were teachers! Rosenthal, R., and Jacobson, L. (1968). Pygmalion in the classroom: Teacher expectation and pupils' intellectual development'. NewYork: Rinehart andWinston.
  37. 37. You Believe,You Receive! “In experiment after experiment, it has been demonstrated that when teachers EXPECT their students to perform well, the students work hard and live up to their teacher’s expectations.” BrianTracy, Maximum Achievement Read
  38. 38. They are part of this• Best Wiki in Education 2006, 2008 • ISTEOnline LearningAward 2007 • TIG Best Online Project 2006 • WISE Shortlist Finalist, Pluralism • Open Sim Pioneers 2009 • Finalist BestWiki 2010 • DigitalYouth – EdutopiaWinner • Wall Street Journal,WIRED, BostonGlobe, Edutopia • NCWITAward winner 2011, 2014
  39. 39. The most important “A” in your classroom Att-I-tude
  40. 40. 2 kinds of people: Transmitters Transformers Dale Carnegie, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
  41. 41. Transformers “Turn the negativity into something positive.”
  42. 42. Examine Data Streams F - alse E - vidence A - ppearing R - eal
  43. 43. “The budget cuts have become opportunistic because we are having to think outside the box.”Jody Kennedy, Teacher White Plains Middle School New York
  44. 44. “And you realize that the beauty of our flaws is to accentuate our better features.
  45. 45. Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever 1. Set Learning Goals 2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school
  46. 46. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Classroom Management Metacognitive Processes Cognitive Processes Home Env/ Parental Inv Stdnt/Tchr Social Intxn Social/ Behavioral Attributes Motivational/ Affective Attr Peer Group Quantity of Instruction School Culture Classroom Climate Classroom Instruction Curriculum Design Stdnt/Tchr Academic Intxn Classroom Assessment Community Influences Psychomotor Skills Tchr/ Admin Decisionmaking Curriculum and Instruction Parental Involvement Policy Classroom Impl/ Support Student Demographics Out of Class Time Program Demographics School Demographics State Level Policies School Policies District Demographics Relative Influences on Learning Wang, Haertel, Walberg, 1997 “What Helps Students Learn? Spotlight on Student Success” http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED461694.pdf
  47. 47. Let’s Look at #1 1. Classroom Management • teacher uses questioning/ recitation strategies that maintain active student participation Wang, Haertel, Walberg, 1997 “What Helps Students Learn? Spotlight on Student Success” http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED461694.pdf
  48. 48. PRACTICE DOESN’T MAKE PERFECT… IT MAKES PERMANENT Classroom Management
  49. 49. Essential Procedures • Entering Room • Exiting Room • Paperflow • Being Excused from the Room • Essential Positions forTeaching and Interacting
  50. 50. Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever 1. Set Learning Goals 2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school 3. Establish and practice classroom procedures from day 1
  51. 51. Mirror Neurons: Giacomo Rizzolatti et al., “Premotor Cortex and the Recognition of Motor Actions,” Cognitive Behavior Research, 3 (1996) 131-141.
  52. 52. Toxic Waste for Teachers
  53. 53. We mirror the behaviors of those we are around.
  54. 54. GOOD GOSSIP: SPREAD GOOD NEWS EVERYWHERE Share awesome stories…
  55. 55. Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever 1. Set Learning Goals 2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school 3. Establish and practice classroom procedures from day 1 4. Join a PLC & encourage colleagues
  56. 56. Pulled in so many directions 1. Family 2. Students 3. Parents 4. Admin / Colleagues
  57. 57. I CAN Care about
  58. 58. I CAN Care about
  59. 59. I CAN Care about
  60. 60. CAN Care about O T H E R S
  61. 61. “Exercise boosts brain power.” Brain Rules by John Medina
  62. 62. 5 Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever 1. Set Learning Goals 2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school 3. Establish and practice classroom procedures from day 1 4. Join a PLC 5. Plan your habits to include exercise
  63. 63. Chromebook Tips Cool Cat Teacher’s Favorites
  64. 64. My Favorite Chrome Extensions 1. Extensity – turns things on 2. TechSmith Snagit (Screenshots) 3. LastPass (remembering passwords) 4. Boomerang 5. Evernote Clipper 6. Todoist for Chrome & Gmail (2 add ons) 7. Evernote Web Clipper (You try Google Keep)
  65. 65. My Favorite Google Drive Add Ons 1. Goobric 2. Doctopus 3. Pro Writing Aid 4. Kaizena 5. Easy Bib 6. Consistency Checker
  66. 66. Formative Assessment: Know what they know. Socrative ROCKS www.socrative.com! Tip: Play quizzes as races for review. Use open ended questions
  67. 67. http://www.epals.com/
  68. 68. Connect with authors
  69. 69. yearsTo get to 50 million subscribers
  70. 70. yearsTo get to 50 million subscribers
  71. 71. yearsTo get to 50 million subscribers
  72. 72. yearsTo get to 50 million subscribers
  73. 73. daysTo get to 50 million subscribers
  74. 74. How can we keep up in the face of such rapid change?
  75. 75. 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 I’mVicki Davis @coolcatteacher What’s your handle?
  76. 76. 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 I’mVicki Davis @coolcatteacher What’s your handle?
  77. 77. 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: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  78. 78.  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: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  79. 79. Audience is Important “Technology creates opportunities for students to do meaningful work that has value outside school, receive feedback on their work, and experience the rewards of publication or exhibition.” Peck & Dorricott, 1994 http://caret.iste.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=evidence&answerID=9 &words=audience Read
  80. 80. WHAT IS “THE CLOUD?” A location on the Internet where common files are stored. Reinventing Writing Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  81. 81. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  82. 82. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  83. 83. http://tinyurl.com/kindle-notecard ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? Learn More: Chapter 3, Reinventing Writing
  84. 84. 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: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #1 Reinventing Paper
  85. 85. 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: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #1 Reinventing Paper
  86. 86. 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: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #1 Reinventing Paper
  87. 87. 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
  88. 88. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  89. 89. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  90. 90. Popular Notebook Services 1. Evernote 2. One Note 3. Google Keep Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 4 ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #2 Reinventing Notetaking
  91. 91. 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
  92. 92. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  93. 93. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  94. 94. Meet the new notecard Hyperlink is part of bookmark Learn More: Reinventing Writing: Chapter 5
  95. 95. Features of the New Notecard (Diigo) Annotate Websites: Privately, To a group or publicly Group Bookmarks http://physicsofthefuture.wikispaces.com Student efolios Citation Reports
  96. 96. 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
  97. 97. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  98. 98. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? Dropbox * Google Drive * One Drive
  99. 99. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  100. 100. 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
  101. 101. 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
  102. 102. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  103. 103. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? So much more than the “essay” - reinventing wordprocessors
  104. 104. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? 1. Google Drive 2. One Drive (Microsoft Word/ Office 365) 3. Etherpad (for server installation)
  105. 105. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  106. 106. Did you know?
  107. 107. Did you know?  Zamzar.com can convert almost any format? ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #5 Reinventing Word Processors
  108. 108. 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
  109. 109. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  110. 110. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  111. 111. Credit: Sue Waters Reinventing Writing, Chapter 8
  112. 112. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  113. 113. 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
  114. 114. Did you know? http://www.classtools.net/twister/ You can make “Fake Tweets” at Classtools.net
  115. 115. 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
  116. 116. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  117. 117. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  118. 118. See http://www.coolcatteacher.com/gamifi-ed-project-update1/
  119. 119. Popular Wiki Websites 1. Wikispaces 2. PBWiki 3. Install Media Wiki ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #7 Reinventing Group Reports
  120. 120. Popular Group Website Creators 1. Weebly 2. Wix 3. Webs 4. Google Sites ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented? #7 Reinventing Group Reports
  121. 121. 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
  122. 122. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  123. 123. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  124. 124. See https://wiki.itap.purdue.edu/display/INSITE/Mindmeister
  125. 125. 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
  126. 126. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  127. 127. ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  128. 128. See: 7 Ways to Use Canva to Create Compelling Graphics http://www.coolcatteacher.com/canva-how-to/
  129. 129. 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
  130. 130. 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
  131. 131. The Collaborative Writing Cloud 9 Wikis Collaborative Writing Apps Blogs Social Bookmarking Graphic Organizers Collaborative Notebooks ePaper Cartooning Cloud Syncing ReinventingWriting Hashtag: #KCDTTL @coolcatteacher Part 1: How has writing been reinvented?
  132. 132. Connect yourself! Personal Learning Network / Media Diet! – RSS Reader - Feedly ,Feedspot, Mr. Reader – Flipboard, Zite, Pulse – eBook Reader – Kindle, iBooks, Kobo – Diigo, Delicious, Reddit – Listen in – Bam Radio Network, Edtechtalk – Join Twitter – Online Conferences – Networking Organizations
  133. 133. NOT What are you keeping out?
  134. 134. What are you bringing in?
  135. 135. How are you connecting?
  136. 136. Do you see any numbers?
  137. 137. The power of Three! Pick three
  138. 138. The power of Three! What are my 3?
  139. 139. 1. Classroom Procedures to improve F2F and electronic Classroom including better integration with my LMS
  140. 140. Read Hummingbird Robotics Kit Read Invent to Learn By Sylvia Martinez & Gary Stager 2. Makerspace including: Robotics
  141. 141. Read Makey Makey Kits Turn anything into a computer Input! 2. Makerspace including: Robotics, Makey
  142. 142. Read The Sphero Programmable ball 2. Makerspace including: Robotics, Makey Make, SPRK Learning & Creserance
  143. 143. Read Technology Week Led by my students For the whole school system
  144. 144. Read Pixel Press Video game programming 3. More positive multi age learning experiences between upper & lower schools
  145. 145. Read Minecraft EDU 3. More positive multi age learning experiences between upper & lower schools
  146. 146. The power of Three! Pick three
  147. 147. Outline of Today’s Conversation  Strategy of Innovation  5 Secrets for Having the Best Year Ever  Cool Cat Teacher’s Chromebook Tips  9 Ways Writing Has Been Reinvented
  148. 148. 5 Secrets to Having the Best Year Ever 1. Set Learning Goals 2. Believe in yourself, your students, and your school 3. Establish and practice classroom procedures from day 1 4. Join a PLC 5. Plan your habits to include exercise
  149. 149. Vicki Davis vicki@coolcatteacher.com www.coolcatteacher.com/phm @coolcatteacher Innovate like a Turtle: The Mindset, Tools & Teaching Tips to Make this the Best Year Ever
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