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    • speaking the language thriving of the digital learner in the 21st Century Glenn Wiebe glennw@essdack.org ESSDACK
    • sticky ideas?
    • 21st century tools are absolutely essential for your toolkit
    • using technology will help you to become a better educator
    • social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software web sites
    • pick out your “favorite candy” save the rest for later
    • www.socialstudiescentral.com
    • social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
    • Loch Ness?
    • Big Foot?
    • The Web is a giant encyclopedia
    • The Web is a giant encyclopedia Filters actually work • Martin Luther King
    • The Web is a giant encyclopedia Filters actually work • Martin Luther King All information on the Web is true
    • Peter Stiener July 5, 1993 New Yorker
    • Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division Your All Natural Friend
    • t he study of oduction to A short intr revisionism Holocaust Holocaust Hoax
    • kids view the world the same as we do Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman ©2001
    • Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman ©2001
    • Jake’s brain works differently
    • Erin’s world is the Internet
    • Jarod works “faster”
    • Teen pregnancy, violence, alcohol / drug / tobacco use are all down
    • community service, voting & abstinence are up
    • “Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.” Marc Prensky
    • but wait! 24
    • Low web literacy skills
    • Low web literacy skills 51% believe “most or all” of the Web can be trusted
    • Low web literacy skills 51% believe “most or all” of the Web can be trusted Little sense of online “privacy”
    • Low web literacy skills 51% believe “most or all” of the Web can be trusted Little sense of online “privacy” No understanding of digital intellectual property rights
    • Low web literacy skills 51% believe “most or all” of the Web can be trusted Little sense of online “privacy” No understanding of digital intellectual property rights Weak search and evaluation skills
    • so . . . 26
    • both we and our kids need 21st century skills 27
    • 21st century skills?
    • become a generalist 29
    • teamwork 30
    • filter for information not memorize information 31
    • rock paper scissor decisions 32
    • “One of the things our grandchildren will find quaintest about us is that we distinguish the digital from the real. In the future, that will become literally impossible.” William Gibson 2007 33
    • the basics? 34
    • Glenn Wiebe 123 E. Main Hillsboro, KS 67063 USA historytech.wordpress.org/2008/03/28/ brain-rules-school-drools
    • why the big deal about urls? 36
    • Types of web sites Open Closed Organization .org Educational .edu Commercial .com Military .mil Web groups .net Government .gov
    • newer Open Closed .biz .aero .name .museum .info .coop .pro
    • search engines work like index cards
    • engines Google Kartoo Alltheweb Ask Clusty
    • directories Yahoo Librarians’ Index to the Web Digital Librarian RefDesk Nettrekker
    • newer! Wolfram|Alpha Factbites
    • for kids KidsClick Ask for Kids Family Friendly Search Awesome Library Kid Info 42explore Kid’s Search Tools
    • how to search?
    • pick the right tool
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Use the link - link:www.cnn.com Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Use the link - link:www.cnn.com Use the like - related:www.cnn.com Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • site site:edu holocaust inurl inurl:brown board cache cache:www.essdack.org
    • other Google stuff? calculator weather unit converter translator dictionary movie lister spellchecker flight status
    • add google search to your browser
    • how good are you?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants? Who played in the 1979 World Series?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants? Who played in the 1979 World Series? From what place did the Ebola virus get its name?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants? Who played in the 1979 World Series? From what place did the Ebola virus get its name? What is the address of the Empire State Building?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants? Who played in the 1979 World Series? From what place did the Ebola virus get its name? What is the address of the Empire State Building? What is North Carolina's state bird?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants? Who played in the 1979 World Series? From what place did the Ebola virus get its name? What is the address of the Empire State Building? What is North Carolina's state bird? When did Dr. Seuss win the Pulitzer Prize?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants? Who played in the 1979 World Series? From what place did the Ebola virus get its name? What is the address of the Empire State Building? What is North Carolina's state bird? When did Dr. Seuss win the Pulitzer Prize? Who invented the paper clip?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants? Who played in the 1979 World Series? From what place did the Ebola virus get its name? What is the address of the Empire State Building? What is North Carolina's state bird? When did Dr. Seuss win the Pulitzer Prize? Who invented the paper clip? What was "Lady Bird" Johnson's maiden name?
    • What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants? Who played in the 1979 World Series? From what place did the Ebola virus get its name? What is the address of the Empire State Building? What is North Carolina's state bird? When did Dr. Seuss win the Pulitzer Prize? Who invented the paper clip? What was "Lady Bird" Johnson's maiden name? What country had the largest recorded earthquake?
    • evaluating web sites
    • who’s the publisher / author? contact info who else links to the site? audience advertising current quality
    • internet safety NetSmartz Wired Safety Safekids
    • social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
    • my Favorite “Five”
    • • ThinkFinity • Google Tools (Docs, Picasa) • SlideShare • Tagexdo • BibMe
    • • Shmoop • Graphic Organizers • Google Earth • Wikipedia • Word Magnets
    • what are your favorites?
    • social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
    • “news feeds” from a web site
    • “news feeds” from a web site “news reader” to display the feeds
    • Find the button
    • social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
    • Tic Tac Toe
    • Pong
    • Galaga
    • SimCity
    • World of Warcraft
    • games haven’t gotten simpler over time
    • they’ve gotten more complex
    • Why?
    • because the brain demands it
    • “Better theories of learning are embedded in the video games many children play than in the schools they attend.” James Gee What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Literacy & Learning
    • Grand Theft Childhood Lawrence Kutner How Computer Games Help Children Learn David Williamson Shaffer Don’t Bother Me, Mom -- I’m Learning! Marc Prensky
    • Some great examples
    • Trav eler IQ
    • www.stopdisastersgame.org
    • n anoq uest
    • d World Farmer Thir
    • social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
    • iPod Touch
    • • Polleverywhere • Wiffiti • Joopz
    • text @wif23241 + your message to 87884
    • Give one to Get one
    • “There are many ways of moving forward but only one way of standing still.” Franklin Roosevelt
    • have more questions? contact: Glenn Wiebe glennw@essdack.org socialstudiescentral.com historytech.wordpress.com View presentations at: slideshare.net/glennw98