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  • Using Technology to Make Learning Transparent, Social, Networked and 24-7!
  • Mary Institute Country Day School Technology Use and Potential
  • Creating the Environment
  • Expressing the Need for Change
    • TedTalks.com
    • Business Week Cover Story Podcast: The Future of Work, The Problem and the Promise on the Road Ahead
    • Karl Fisch’s Did You Know
  • Defining Our Standards
    • Based on
      • ISTE’s National Educational Technology Standards
      • American Association of School Librarians’ Informational Literacy Standards for Student Learning
      • Partnership for 21 st Century Skills
      • Big 6 Research Strategies
  • Standards Focus
    • Managing Information
      • Research
      • Evaluate
      • Information as Intellectual Property
      • Synthesis = Create
    • Collaborating
      • Participating in a global world
      • For a real audience
    • Critical Thinking
      • Real World Emphasis
    • Digital Citizenship
  • Using Elgg to Promote Change
    • A Social Network for Faculty
    • A Place to Reflect on Curricular Change/Technology Use
  • Creating a 21 st Century Learning Environment
    • Transparency
    • Networked and Extended
    • Collaborative
    • Audience
  • Transparency
    • Transparency During Class – DyKnow
    DyKnow transforms the Classroom Learning Environment Replaying student panels provides a window into each students learning process Lecture becomes truly interactive with all students Formative Assessment Abounds.
  • DYKNOW
  • Even More Transparency During Class
    • eInstruction CPS and Examview
  • Extending Transparency 24-7
    • Blogs
    • Wikis
    • Student Portfolios - US History
    • Shared Web 2.0 Applications –
      • Timelines
      • Maps
      • Google Apps
    • Virtual Study Spaces
      • Vyew.com
      • Elluminate.com
  • An Example
    • United States History – Thematic, Online Portfolios
  • Transparency in Research
    • Social Bookmarks
    • Google Notebooks
    • Zotero
  •  
  • Advantages to Transparency
    • Transparency provides a window into how as well as what a student is learning
    • Accountability is heightened when work is shared
    • Shift to Process vs. Product Assessment
    • Formative Assessment becomes as natural as Summative Assessment
    • Rubrics and Self Assessing become natural
    • Learning Day is expanded
  • Making Learning Networked
    • Rafi.ki
      • Collaboration with international Schools
    • Ning Networks
      • Math Project – collaboration with college mentors/experts
      • World History
      • AP US History
      • FlatClassroom
  • Example 1
    • Math Research Project
    • Analysis of Topic with
      • Stella
      • VideoPoint
      • Fathom
      • Maple
      • GIS
    • Librarian, CIT, Teacher, Students, Experts
  •  
  • Example 2
    • AP US History Museum Project
      • Social Event for entire school community
      • Collaboratively create a museum out of intentional research
  • Flat Classroom Project
  • Advantages to Networked Learning
    • Students learn to cooperate with each other and share the burden of completing objectives
    • Students learn from experts and are put in the position of being an expert
    • The learning day is expanded
  • Making Learning Social and Collaborative
    • Elgg Faculty Professional Development Portfolios – A Faculty Social Network
    • Ning Summer Reading – An Entire School Social Network
    • AP US History Museum Project
    • Collaborative Study Aids
      • iPod study devices
        • Quizmaker
        • Flashcards
        • Podcasts for recitations and for lectures
      • Web 2.0 Devices
        • Click2Map
        • Voicethread
        • xTimeline
        • Del.icio.us Bookmarks
        • Diigo Annotated Bookmarks
  • Students to Student Interaction
    • Quizlet
    • Notefish
    • Google Chat – exam review
  • Advantages to Social, Collaborative Learning
    • Students are more engaged in the learning process
    • Students provide support system for each other
    • Students identify their strengths and weaknesses and learn to navigate group work accordingly
    • Students ENJOY learning.
    • Students employ creativity, critical thinking, and innovation to a greater extent
  • Importance of Audience
    • Mixbook.com
    • Authentic Blogging
    • Math Problems between schools
    • FlatClass Room