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Talk2 elementary

  1. 1. 15 Easy Steps To Integrate the New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension Into Your Classroom<br />Donald J. Leu<br />New Literacies Research Lab<br />University of Connecticut<br />donald.leu@uconn.edu<br />Katy ISD – August 18, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Why we do what we do.<br />
  3. 3. Use Wordle To Bring Print Alive<br />
  4. 4. 1. “Borrow” good ideas and pass them along<br /><ul><li>Google these key words: </li></ul> 4th grade classroom home page<br /> 1st grade classroom home page<br /><ul><li>Get connected to online resources.</li></li></ul><li>2. View Online Videos of New Literacies in the Classroom: Use Annenberg for in-house PD<br />www.learner.org<br />http://ctell.uconn.edu/canter/canter_video.cfm<br />
  5. 5. 3. Use Starfall.com for early reading development<br />
  6. 6. 4. Use Read Write Think at All Levels<br />
  7. 7. 5. Use Internet Workshop as An Instructional Model<br />Videos<br />
  8. 8. 6. Use ePals, or another free, student safe email package<br />
  9. 9. 7. Teach the reading comprehension skills of locating information<br />
  10. 10. 8. Teach critical evaluation<br />
  11. 11. 9.Help the last become first through socially mediated learning.<br />
  12. 12. 10. Explore the potential of Wikipedia<br />
  13. 13. 11. Explore the Use of VoiceThread (voicethread.com)<br />
  14. 14. 12. Try Out Ideas from Internet Reciprocal Teaching<br />Phase I: Teacher-led Instruction in Basic Online Skills<br />Phase II: Problem-based Learning of New Literacies Skills<br />Phase III: Internet Inquiry<br />
  15. 15. IRT: Phase ITeacher-led Basic Skills<br />Teacher-led demonstrations of basic Internet use skills and cooperative learning strategies<br />Explicit modeling by teacher<br />Largely whole class instruction<br />Mini-lessons as transition to Phase II<br />
  16. 16. IRT: Phase IICollaborative modeling of online reading strategies<br />Students presented with information problems to solve.<br />Work in small groups to solve those problems.<br />Exchange strategies as they do so.<br />Debrief at the end of the lesson.<br />Initially: locating and critically evaluating<br />Later: Synthesis and communicating.<br />
  17. 17. A Phase II Task<br />
  18. 18. IRT: Phase IIIInquiry<br />Initially, within the class.<br />Then, with others around the world.<br />Internet Morning Message of the Day<br />Student Online Collaborations<br />
  19. 19. 13. Use Internet Morning Message of the Day<br />
  20. 20. 14. Use a Blog<br />Mary Castle’s first grade blog <br />http://michellesmelser.blogspot.com/<br />Mr. Thompson’s second grade classroom blog<br />http://gcs.infostreamblogs.org/tthompson<br />Mary Kreul’s 4th grade class<br />http://mskreul.edublogs.org/<br />Mr. Monson’s Grade 5 Blog<br />http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=59644<br />TAS Grade 3 ESL<br />http://grade3esl.blogspot.com/2008/08/welcome-to-20082009-school-year.html<br />
  21. 21. 15. Begin Now!<br />
  22. 22. YOU make tomorrow’s world today!THANK YOU!<br />Thank you for <br />everything that<br />you do!!!<br />

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