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    • Expanding the Boundaries of Teaching and Learning Graduate Level Course Salem State College/Northeast Consortium for Staff Development NE 9994 October 6, 2008
    • Do Now
      • Sit with the group that you were assigned to last time
      • We will begin shortly
    • Shift Happens-The Rise of the Rest
      • http://cianews.wikispaces.com/Videos-Page+3
    • Goals for Class 4: October 20, 2008
      • Blogging Update
      • Advanced Web Literacy Update
      • Review Project Assignment
      • Provide time to complete the assignment (2.5 Hours)
      • Review next class
    • Today’s quote
      • "The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn."
      • Alvin Toffler
    • Challenge
      • The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has just finished reading The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman and have heard Governor Deval Patrick’s Proposal to create 21 st Century Schools in Massachusetts.
      • The Massachusetts House and Senate has just approved funding for a small number of districts to pilot 21 st Century Schools. The funding comes from three sources: Public, University, and Business.
      • Several districts are competing for these resources that will include policies and program changes to curriculum, instruction, technology, and organizational practices.
      • Your school district is interested in applying to become a pilot district and has chosen your team to prepare a proposal for the Massachusetts Board of Education on how to prepare students for a flat world both in each school and in the district.
    • Challenge (Continued)
      • Using your knowledge of The World is Flat and the Partnership for 21 st Century Skills, create a proposal that you will present at the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Meeting on November 3rd.
    • Guidelines for Challenge
      • You will have the remainder of this class to prepare for this proposal.
      • The presentation has a time limit of 15 minutes with 10 additional minutes allowed for Board of Education Questions.
      • You reference and quote the The World is Flat , cohort member’s blogs, or the Partnership for 21 st Century Skills a minimum of 5 different times in your presentation when you are substantiating reasons for your proposal.
      • Creativity, Innovation and Use of Technology is Encouraged
    • Expectations
      • Reference at least 5 sources in your presentation, including The World is Flat, blogs, and the Partnership for 21 st Century Skills
      • Make a convincing argument as to why your proposal should be accepted by the Board of Education
      • Your proposal should exhibit creative solutions to change the schools and the school district to prepare our students for a 21 st Century Global Society
      • Maximum time limit of 15 minutes
      • Creativity, Innovation and use of technology is encouraged
    • Next Time
      • World is Flat Presentations
      • Upcoming Assignment
      • Continue Blogging
      • Assignment 6 : Read A Whole New Mind and listen to the podcast interviews that Alan November did with the author, Daniel Pink. (Links on iTunes via November Learning Website http:// novemberlearning.com / ) Answer the following in a blog post:
      • “ Look at your school/classroom through the lens of how Pink describes the changes that are occurring. What do you need to change in your classroom and school to prepare your students for a “right-brained world?”
      • Due: November 15, 2008 (This assignment will count as 5% of final grade.)
    • Final Thought
      • Dalton Sherman Video
      • http://cianews.wikispaces.com/Videos
    • Final Thought
      • Chris Lehmann Video (5 Minutes to Communicate)
      • http://practicaltheory.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/1042-IgnitePhilly-Five-Minutes-To-Communicate.html
    • Have a great week!