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  • 1. Transforming the Classroom from Traditional to Digital.
  • 2. INTRODUCTION
    • Presenters:
    • Angela Smith – Curriculum Director
    • Matthew Smith – Technology Director
    • Michael Martin – Social Studies Teacher
    • Shane Hamilton – Social Studies Teacher
  • 3. SCHOOL INFORMATION
    • 45 Miles east of Cleveland
    • Rural / Suburban Setting
    • 3700 Students
    • 5 Buildings – High School, Middle School, 3 Elementary Schools
    • $7,800 per pupil spending
    • 30% Free and Reduced Lunch
    • 4 Computer labs in High School
  • 4. Digital Learning? WHY? HOW?
  • 5. Philosophy
    • 21 st Century Learning Skills
    • “ We are more than the test”
    • The World is Flat
    • Technology in the Classroom
  • 6. THE FIRST STEPS AP HISTORY
  • 7.
    • 2007 – 2008 School Year
      • Intro to Blackboard in Fall 07
      • Place to host Powerpoint presentations
      • Winter Break – Chapter Experiment
      • Second Semester – Total hub of the class .
  • 8. NEVER TURNED BACK……
  • 9. Goal for the 08 – 09 School Year: REFINE DEFINE EXPAND
  • 10. Why Blackboard ?
  • 11.
      • Class schedule
      • SAVED lesson plans
      • E-homework
      • Collaboration
  • 12.
      • Discussion Boards
      • Post Videos for enrichment
      • Location to post student enrichment
        • Powerpoints
        • Bubbl.us
        • Animoto’s
        • Writeboard collaborations
  • 13. AP ACHIEVEMENTS
  • 14.
      • 95 % Paperless classroom
      • WEB 2.0 enrichment activities
      • Spring semester 09 – Online Class –
      • Blackboard / posterous.com / chats
      • Experiment for 2010 - Google Wave….
  • 15. Lessons Learned
  • 16.
    • Googled “Web 2.0 Teachers”
    • Trial / Error / Flexibility
  • 17.
    • AP as guinea pigs
    • Blackboard into Regular classes
    • Key in Differentiated Instruction
  • 18. MORE DIGITAL BABYSTEPS
  • 19. GLOBALIZATION OF THE WORLD ECONOMY
    • 2008 introductory, upperclassmen
    • The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman
    • Web 2.0, Project, & Computer oriented.
  • 20.
    • 2008 – 2009 School Year
    • First used Blogger.com
    • www.globalizationworldeconomy.blogspot.com
    • www.mrhamiltonglobalization.blogspot.com
    • PROS & CONS
  • 21. EVEN MORE DIGITAL BABYSTEPS
  • 22.
    • 2009 – 2010 School Year
    • TRANSISTION TO WIKISPACES
    • www.globalizedham2.wikispaces.com
    • PROS & CONS
  • 23. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • 24. Computer Stations = Reduced Cost
    • Quad Core Processor
    • 4 Gigabytes of RAM
    • Multimedia Video Cards – DVD, TVs, Projectors
    • X550 Cards – 1 computer becomes 11 independent stations
  • 25. Total Cost (approx ) = $1400 !!
  • 26. Where to start?
  • 27. Mothership Sites
    • Blackboard
    • Wikispaces
    • Blogger
    • Wordpress
  • 28. Easy Web 2.0
    • Bubbl.US
    • Animoto.com
    • Wordle.net
    • Pixton.com
    • Xtimeline.com
  • 29. THE FUTURE Any Questions?
  • 30. www.MLSETECH.wikispaces.com
    • This Presentation (Updated)
    • Presenters Email Addresses
    • Links to Sites Used

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