Community Building with Technology Karine, Rebecca and Holly
Learning Communities <ul><li>In general, what makes a community? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes a learning community? </li><...
What makes a community succeed? Dynamic Learning Community
Dialectical Process <ul><li>Thesis, Antithesis, synthesis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drinking Age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kn...
Knowledge Building Theory (KB) <ul><li>Created by Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing,...
Knowledge Building Communities <ul><li>Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Building Theor...
Knowledge Building Communities <ul><li>Rise above </li></ul><ul><li>Improvable Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity of ideas ...
E-pals <ul><li>www.epals.com </li></ul><ul><li>“ My contact in Israel has not only become a very valuable educational reso...
Classroom Resources <ul><ul><li>Blogs and Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Communities </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
International Communities <ul><li>Learning Circles  online projects- outcome is document or collection </li></ul><ul><li>i...
International Communities cont’d <ul><li>Global Schoolhouse  collaborative projects  sharing information with schools from...
Teacher Communities <ul><li>Engage in professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Informal, collaborative activities with c...
Why? <ul><li>“ Learning does not happen when students are unable to express their ideas, emotions, confusions, ignorance a...
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Community Builiding Final

  1. 1. Community Building with Technology Karine, Rebecca and Holly
  2. 2. Learning Communities <ul><li>In general, what makes a community? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes a learning community? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Membership and responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respectful and affirming feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Common purpose </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What makes a community succeed? Dynamic Learning Community
  4. 4. Dialectical Process <ul><li>Thesis, Antithesis, synthesis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drinking Age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge Forum </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Knowledge Building Theory (KB) <ul><li>Created by Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing, group discussions and synthesis of ideas to create collective knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher=guide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Idea=medium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology=platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students= learners and teachers </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Knowledge Building Communities <ul><li>Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Building Theory </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Building Communities </li></ul>
  7. 7. Knowledge Building Communities <ul><li>Rise above </li></ul><ul><li>Improvable Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity of ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Epistemic agency </li></ul><ul><li>Pervasive knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Collective Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Democratizing knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic problems and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Building Discourse </li></ul><ul><li>Symmetric knowledge advancement </li></ul><ul><li>Constructive Use of Authoritative Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Concurrent, embedded and transformative Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>( </li></ul>
  8. 8. E-pals <ul><li>www.epals.com </li></ul><ul><li>“ My contact in Israel has not only become a very valuable educational resource, but the teacher there and her students have become dear, dear friends. Through this website, children around the world are getting to personally know and appreciate each other. Differences in faith, culture and traditions are being appreciated, not feared.” </li></ul><ul><li>Debbie B. </li></ul><ul><li>St. Peter Celestine Catholic School in Cherry Hill, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Cross cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Class-to-class projects </li></ul><ul><li>Safe and free </li></ul><ul><li>No software </li></ul>
  9. 9. Classroom Resources <ul><ul><li>Blogs and Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broaden Perspective- Expand Thinking- Complex Mental Models </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. International Communities <ul><li>Learning Circles online projects- outcome is document or collection </li></ul><ul><li>iEARN Learning Circles http://www.iearn.org/circles/ </li></ul><ul><li>My Hero Bakrajo Agricultural High School </li></ul><ul><li>school #4 Novosibirsk </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Kramer’s Class </li></ul>
  11. 11. International Communities cont’d <ul><li>Global Schoolhouse collaborative projects sharing information with schools from other parts of the world </li></ul><ul><li>Letters to Santa </li></ul><ul><li>Epals.com safely connect, </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate, and learn using </li></ul><ul><li>leading email and blog </li></ul><ul><li>solutions for schools and </li></ul><ul><li>districts </li></ul><ul><li>Dhruv </li></ul><ul><li>Kriti </li></ul><ul><li>Megan </li></ul>
  12. 12. Teacher Communities <ul><li>Engage in professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Informal, collaborative activities with colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Teachade.com </li></ul>
  13. 13. Why? <ul><li>“ Learning does not happen when students are unable to express their ideas, emotions, confusions, ignorance and prejudices…Only when the teacher, the students and the subject can be woven together into the fabric of a community will it have the chance to happen” Parker Palmer (The Courage to Teach) </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Commitment in school </li></ul><ul><li>Less behavior issues </li></ul><ul><li>Increased positive school climate </li></ul><ul><li>Improved attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Increased mastery of subject material </li></ul><ul><li>(Hawkins, 1999; Malecki and Elliot, 2002) </li></ul><ul><li>“ No significant learning occurs without a significant relationships” </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. James Comer (Leave No Child Behind) </li></ul>
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