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Thriving in the 21st century

  1. 1. speaking the language thriving of the digital learner in the 21st Century Glenn Wiebe glennw@essdack.org ESSDACK
  2. 2. sticky ideas?
  3. 3. 21st century tools are absolutely essential for your toolkit
  4. 4. using technology will help you to become a better educator
  5. 5. social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software web sites
  6. 6. pick out your “favorite candy” save the rest for later
  7. 7. www.socialstudiescentral.com
  8. 8. social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
  9. 9. Loch Ness?
  10. 10. Big Foot?
  11. 11. The Web is a giant encyclopedia
  12. 12. The Web is a giant encyclopedia Filters actually work • Martin Luther King
  13. 13. The Web is a giant encyclopedia Filters actually work • Martin Luther King All information on the Web is true
  14. 14. Peter Stiener July 5, 1993 New Yorker
  15. 15. Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division Your All Natural Friend
  16. 16. t he study of oduction to A short intr revisionism Holocaust Holocaust Hoax
  17. 17. kids view the world the same as we do Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman ©2001
  18. 18. Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman ©2001
  19. 19. Jake’s brain works differently
  20. 20. Erin’s world is the Internet
  21. 21. Jarod works “faster”
  22. 22. Teen pregnancy, violence, alcohol / drug / tobacco use are all down
  23. 23. community service, voting & abstinence are up
  24. 24. “Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.” Marc Prensky
  25. 25. but wait! 24
  26. 26. Low web literacy skills
  27. 27. Low web literacy skills 51% believe “most or all” of the Web can be trusted
  28. 28. Low web literacy skills 51% believe “most or all” of the Web can be trusted Little sense of online “privacy”
  29. 29. 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
  30. 30. 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
  31. 31. so . . . 26
  32. 32. both we and our kids need 21st century skills 27
  33. 33. 21st century skills?
  34. 34. become a generalist 29
  35. 35. teamwork 30
  36. 36. filter for information not memorize information 31
  37. 37. rock paper scissor decisions 32
  38. 38. “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
  39. 39. the basics? 34
  40. 40. Glenn Wiebe 123 E. Main Hillsboro, KS 67063 USA historytech.wordpress.org/2008/03/28/ brain-rules-school-drools
  41. 41. why the big deal about urls? 36
  42. 42. Types of web sites Open Closed Organization .org Educational .edu Commercial .com Military .mil Web groups .net Government .gov
  43. 43. newer Open Closed .biz .aero .name .museum .info .coop .pro
  44. 44. search engines work like index cards
  45. 45. engines Google Kartoo Alltheweb Ask Clusty
  46. 46. directories Yahoo Librarians’ Index to the Web Digital Librarian RefDesk Nettrekker
  47. 47. newer! Wolfram|Alpha Factbites
  48. 48. for kids KidsClick Ask for Kids Family Friendly Search Awesome Library Kid Info 42explore Kid’s Search Tools
  49. 49. how to search?
  50. 50. pick the right tool
  51. 51. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  52. 52. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  53. 53. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  54. 54. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  55. 55. 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
  56. 56. 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
  57. 57. site site:edu holocaust inurl inurl:brown board cache cache:www.essdack.org
  58. 58. other Google stuff? calculator weather unit converter translator dictionary movie lister spellchecker flight status
  59. 59. add google search to your browser
  60. 60. how good are you?
  61. 61. What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell?
  62. 62. What U.S. President was born in a town named Caldwell? What are the two species of elephants?
  63. 63. 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?
  64. 64. 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?
  65. 65. 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?
  66. 66. 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?
  67. 67. 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?
  68. 68. 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?
  69. 69. 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?
  70. 70. 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?
  71. 71. evaluating web sites
  72. 72. who’s the publisher / author? contact info who else links to the site? audience advertising current quality
  73. 73. internet safety NetSmartz Wired Safety Safekids
  74. 74. social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
  75. 75. my Favorite “Five”
  76. 76. • ThinkFinity • Google Tools (Docs, Picasa) • SlideShare • Tagexdo • BibMe
  77. 77. • Shmoop • Graphic Organizers • Google Earth • Wikipedia • Word Magnets
  78. 78. what are your favorites?
  79. 79. social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
  80. 80. “news feeds” from a web site
  81. 81. “news feeds” from a web site “news reader” to display the feeds
  82. 82. Find the button
  83. 83. social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
  84. 84. Tic Tac Toe
  85. 85. Pong
  86. 86. Galaga
  87. 87. SimCity
  88. 88. World of Warcraft
  89. 89. games haven’t gotten simpler over time
  90. 90. they’ve gotten more complex
  91. 91. Why?
  92. 92. because the brain demands it
  93. 93. “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
  94. 94. Grand Theft Childhood Lawrence Kutner How Computer Games Help Children Learn David Williamson Shaffer Don’t Bother Me, Mom -- I’m Learning! Marc Prensky
  95. 95. Some great examples
  96. 96. Trav eler IQ
  97. 97. www.stopdisastersgame.org
  98. 98. n anoq uest
  99. 99. d World Farmer Thir
  100. 100. social networks internet myths where are we going? video games cool software & sites hand helds
  101. 101. iPod Touch
  102. 102. • Polleverywhere • Wiffiti • Joopz
  103. 103. text @wif23241 + your message to 87884
  104. 104. Give one to Get one
  105. 105. “There are many ways of moving forward but only one way of standing still.” Franklin Roosevelt
  106. 106. have more questions? contact: Glenn Wiebe glennw@essdack.org socialstudiescentral.com historytech.wordpress.com View presentations at: slideshare.net/glennw98

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