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Since her Georgia technology conference in November 2005, this teacher has experienced an extremely positive classroom makeover. Since that time she has co-created multiple award-winning global ...

Since her Georgia technology conference in November 2005, this teacher has experienced an extremely positive classroom makeover. Since that time she has co-created multiple award-winning global collaborative projects including the Flat Classroom project, and inclusion in Thomas Friedman's book The World is Flat and many media outlets. Her “Cool Cat Teacher” blog has skyrocketed into the edublogosphere, earning her multiple awards as well as grants for her classroom. Come here to learn how to give yourself an extremely positive classroom makeover as you transform your classroom safely into a place where students are engaged and collaborating with a global audience.

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  • Extreme Makeover Classroom Edition
  • Take a Cell Phone Poll
  • Extreme Makeover Challenge #1
    • Voting on your cell phone looks like the graphic to your right.
    • Free for up to 30 votes per poll
    • Free import into powerpoint
    • Live updating from web
  • Open your laptop and join your Conference Backchannel
  • Backchannel “ a live chat that accompanies a live presentation” Password: ncties
  • Backchannel Classroom Uses
    • Group Notetaking
    • Link Sharing
    • Quick Quiz
    • Archivable Record
    • Involvement of quieter students Password: ncties
  • Google Jockey Password: ncties A person who watches the backchannel and posts information and hyperlinks in response to questions that are posted.
  • Backchannel Moderator Password: ncties
  • Password: ncties
  • President, NCTIES Scott Smith
  • Vice President Conference Chair Ellen Minter
  • Welcome NCTIES 2009
    • ISTE
    • The International Society for
    • Technology in Education
  • ISTE’s Worldwide Membership
  • Supporting Educators
    • Focus on improving teaching and student learning using technology as a tool
    • Connect educators to learn from each other and promote best practices
    • Advocacy – Local and National
    • Professional Development
    • Publications
    • Networking and Collaboration
    • Membership Benefits
    • Recognition & Awards
    • Special Interest Groups
    • Research & Evaluation
  • Development of Technology Standards National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for students, teachers, and school leaders
  • We invite you to join us. Become a member today.
  • See you in Washington, DC!
  • Welcome NCTIES 2009
  • Extreme Makeover Classroom Edition
  • Teacher
  • Blogger
  • November 2005
  • Research Based Best Practices
  • Authentic Assessment
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Project Based Learning
  • 2 cents worth blog David Warlick
  • Backchannel “ a live chat that accompanies a live presentation” Password: ncties
  • Backchannel Password: ncties Backchannel Moderators: Cathy Evanoff Lucas Gillispie Cris Crissman
  • Julie Lindsay (Bangladesh, Qatar) Vicki Davis (Camilla, GA)
  • Flat Classroom Project
  • Horizon Project
  • 1000 + students
  • Student Produced Video
  • Collaborative Group Wiki
  • Closing Student Summits in Elluminate
  • Turbo Tour of Digiteen Island My Extreme Classroom Makeover for 2008-2009
  • Taking IT Global Collaborative Project Contest First Place 2007 ISTE SIGTel Online Learning Award Winner 2007
  • The Makeover Precondition
  • Keynote for NetGenEd project –
    • Residents
      • Students
      • Teacherpreneurs
    • Walls (Connected Curriculum)
    • Roofing (Keeping Obstacles Away)
    • Different = Different iated
    • Instruction
    06/08/09 – Licensed Istock Photo Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - Our Classrooms
  • What does the best education in the world look like? “ What Makes Finnish Kids So Smart” The Wall Street Journal By ELLEN GAMERMAN February 2008 06/08/09 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher -
  • 06/08/09 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher -
  • KAIZEN = Slow, steady improvement
  • Build a personal Learning Network (PLN)
  • 15 minutes 2-3 times a week
  • Eat a watermelon
  • Not whole!
  • Small bites!
  • The power of Three! Pick three
  • The power of Three!
    • Never gamble with what you cannot afford to lose.
  • We never risk
  • HER!
  • HIM!
  • There are safe ways to do what some consider dangerous.
  • But remember the computer will be OK unless…
  • The power of Three! Backchannel Today’s Backchannel! “ a live chat that accompanies a live presentation” Password: ncties
    • Establish partnerships
    • Ownership
    • Embed Their Learning
    • Set Goals
    • Understand Acceptable Risk
  • WHY?
  • Flat Classroom™ Conference January 2009 Doha, Qatar
  • NOT what you are keeping OUT
  • What are you bringing IN ?
  • How are you CONNECTING ?
  • Team WORK “ 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
    • 4. Technology communications tools
      • Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.
      • Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences .
  • Our PD looks like this
  • It should look like this
  • TWO types of communication methods: SYNCHRONOUS and ASYNCHRONOUS
  • Step 1C Connect your students Learn more about this in the 7 steps for a Flat Classroom. Five Phases of Flattening your classroom
    • Maps Connections and Audience
    • Ownership
    • Embeds PD
    • Facilitates Ownership NOT Dependence
    • Purposeful Online Spaces
  • Barriers to Building
  • “ We block the world.” Non progressive IT dept
  • SUPER SIX of IT Planning
    • Packet Shapers (free up bandwidth)
    • Virtual Servers
    • Filtration by Teacher/ Students
    • Specific URL decisions  Curriculum
    • Open Source / Free Alternatives
    • “ Cool” Collaborative Spaces
  • “ Computers are good babysitters.” Non progressive Teacher
  • SUPER SIX of Teachers
    • Personal Learning Network (PLN)
    • Vigilant Planning
    • Vigilant Monitoring
    • Specific URL decisions  Curriculum
    • Connections with other Classes
    • Customization & Differentiation
  • “ My budget is cut so I must stop innovating.” Excusemaking Admin
    • Empower teacherpreneurs
    • Crowdsource your problems
    • Share resources & people
    SEE Greatness right here!
  • Connecting in North Carolina Aaron Slutsky McDowell County Schools
  • Connecting in North Carolina Scott Smith (Supt. Dr. Mark Edwards) Mooresville, NC
  • Connecting in North Carolina Lucas Gillispie Pender County Schools
  • Connecting in North Carolina Eric Cole, Keith Ledford McDowell County Schools
  • Connecting in North Carolina Cathy Evanoff Dare County Schools
  • Connecting in North Carolina Sonya Terry IT for Hospital Bound Students
  • Connecting in North Carolina Cris Crissman Distance Learning Consultant, NCDPI
  • Connecting in North Carolina David Warlick North Carolina’s Guru
    • List your Big 3
    • Build your Personal Learning Network
    • Crowdsource your problems
  • What you want to DO helps you pick your tools.
  • Pen & Publish Press 978-0-9817264-4-1 Vicki Davis http://coolcatteacher. http://coolcatteacher.