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2008 Presentation: Scaffolding for educational professionals as digital immigrants

2008 Presentation: Scaffolding for educational professionals as digital immigrants



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  • http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/Prensky%20-%20Digital%20Natives,%20Digital%20Immigrants%20-%20Part1.pdf
  • Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants -- A New Way To Look At Ourselves and Our Kids http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/Prensky%20-%20Digital%20Natives,%20Digital%20Immigrants%20-%20Part1.pdf
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2008 Presentation: Scaffolding for educational professionals as digital immigrants 2008 Presentation: Scaffolding for educational professionals as digital immigrants Presentation Transcript

  • Scaffolding for educationalprofessionals as digital immigrants.2008 Presenter: John Pahlow
  • Keys to scaffolding  Introductory thoughts  Presenter Profile  The College profile  ICT Infrastructure & its role in innovation uptake  College Corporate Culture  Mutual obligation & its implications  Professional learning now and then  Conclusion and acknowledgements2008 Presenter John Pahlow 2
  • Presenter Snapshot John Pahlow Interdisciplinary Learning Co-ordinator (Learning & Teaching Co-ordinator) Caroline Chisholm Catholic College Braybrook, Victoria. j.pahlow@cccc.vic.edu.au2008 Presenter John Pahlow 3
  • Introductory thoughts  The 5 Ws; 5Ws and a H; aka the 6 Ws  This moment in time  Toffler  Malcolm Gladwell  Sir Ken Robinson  Alice in Wonderland  Mark Prensky2008 Presenter John Pahlow 4
  • Introductory thoughts  The 5 Ws; 5Ws and a H; aka the 6 Ws “I keep six honest servants (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.” Rudyard Kipling2008 Presenter John Pahlow 5
  • Introductory thoughts  This moment in time: UN 2008 International Year of Languages UN International Year of Planet Earth UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005- 2014) United Nations Literacy Decade - Education for All (2003-2012)2008 Presenter John Pahlow 6
  • Introductory thoughts  This moment in time:  UN 2008 International Year of Languages  UNESCO invites governments, United Nations organizations, civil society organizations, educational institutions, professional associations and all other stakeholders to increase their own activities to promote and protect all languages, particularly endangered languages, in all individual and collective contexts .  Possible field of action  Communication and information initiatives that concentrate on building knowledge societies in which everyone can participate and benefit; promoting universal access to information and wider access to ICTs  by ensuring the use of a greater number of languages; promoting cultural and linguistic diversity in the media and international information networks.2008 Presenter John Pahlow 7
  • Introductory thoughts  This moment in time:  UN International Year of Planet Earth  Aims to ensure greater and more effective use by society of the knowledge accumulated by the world’s 400,000 Earth scientists. The Year’s ultimate goal of helping to build safer, healthier and wealthier societies around the globe is expressed in the Year’s subtitle ‘Earth science for Society’.2008 Presenter John Pahlow 8
  • Introductory thoughts  This moment in time:  UNDecade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) “The goal of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014, DESD), for which UNESCO is the lead agency, is to integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning . This educational effort will encourage changes in behaviour that will create a more sustainable future in terms of environmental integrity, economic viability, and a just society for present and future generations.”2008 Presenter John Pahlow 9
  • Introductory thoughts  This moment in time: Literacy is the common thread that runs through  United these …Literacy…….. Indeed, the for Nations goals, Decade - Education acquisition of stable and sustainable literacy All (2003-2012) skills byICT in Education that people can  all will ensure actively The use of ICTin and for education is now seen  participate in a range of learning worldwide as both a necessity and an opportunity. opportunities throughout life. Literacy foraall "Understanding information literacy : primer" is the foundation for IFAP just published by lifelong learning for all and a tool for empowering individuals and their communities Resolution 56/116 United Nations Literacy Decade2008 Presenter John Pahlow 10
  • Introductory thoughts  Toffler  Future Shock  “Change is the process by which the future invades our lives.”  “Youve got to think about big things while youre doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.”2008 Presenter John Pahlow 11
  • Introductory thoughts  Malcolm Gladwell  Blink What is "Blink" about? “Its ….. about rapid cognition, about the kind of thinking that happens in a blink of an eye. …. because …… those instant conclusions that we reach are really powerful and really important and, occasionally, really good.”  The Tipping Point “a new way of understanding why change so2008 often happens as quickly and as unexpectedly Presenter John Pahlow 12 as it does. “
  • Introductory thoughts  Sir Ken Robinson  ….”organization has to find new ways to succeed in a world that is changing faster than ever before . For all of us, long-term success will depend more and more on continuous creativity and consistent innovation.”2008 Presenter John Pahlow 13
  • Introductory thoughts  Alice in Wonderland  Decision making 101.  "Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here ?" asked Alice. "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat. "I dont much care where," said Alice. "Then it doesnt matter which way you go," said the Cat. Lewis Carroll2008 Presenter John Pahlow 14
  • Introductory thoughts  Mark Prensky  The digital divide  “So if Digital Immigrant educators really want to reach Digital Natives – i.e. all their students – they will have to change. It’s high time for them to stop their grousing, and as the Nike motto of the Digital Native generation says, “Just do it!” They will succeed in the long run – and their successes will come that much sooner if their administrators support them . “2008 Presenter John Pahlow 15
  • Introductory thoughts  Scaffolding  More than the educational usage scaffoldingis structure which support learning and problem solving. Woolfolk (2004) defines scaffolding as:  "clues, reminders, encouragement, breaking a problem down into smaller steps, providing an example, or anything that allows the student to grow in independence as a learner."2008 Presenter John Pahlow 16
  • Introductory thoughts2008 Presenter John Pahlow 17
  • The College Profile  CCCC  Then  Responsive  Always on the back foot…. Symptom rather than core issue driven Problem focused rather than solution orientated.2008 Presenter John Pahlow 18
  • The College Profile  CCCC  Now Vision Strategic  ICT  Curriculum & professional learning ~ personalised Prioritised Planned Disaster recovery Not resting on our laurels2008 Presenter John Pahlow 19
  • Some signposts  Problems kept coming  Problems weren’t resolved  They simply showed up differently  The cost in the following terms were/would continue to have an impact on the College and its community in the following terms  Human  Morale  Outcomes2008 Presenter John Pahlow 20
  • The darkest hour is just before the dawn. Robert Collier  “Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.”  “In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.”2008 Presenter John Pahlow 21
  • The parts of the scaffolding Infrastructure Professional Learning Corporate Individual and Cultural change Organisational commitment Mutual obligation Planning & Professional Cultural Change implementation Budgeting and expenditure2008 Presenter John Pahlow 22
  • ICT infrastructure & its role in innovation uptake  Move from “if it ain’t broken…”  Move to predictive maintenance methodology  Move to multilayered disaster recovery culture and practices2008 Presenter John Pahlow 23
  • Mutual obligation & its implications  “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” Henry Ford  All are involved in the system .2008 Presenter John Pahlow 24
  • Professional learning now & then  Then  ICT for beginners ICDL Basic Information Literacy  Now  Use of ICT for learning and learners  Designed by educators for educators Utilisingthe ongoing work of the Queensland Department of Education http://education.qld.gov.au/smartclassrooms/ict2008 leaders/dt_learning.html Presenter John Pahlow 25
  • Conclusions & acknowledgements  Hard work  Effort  Resolve  Volunteerism  Championing by  College Leadership  Staff involved in developing and implementing ICT Minimum Standards  ICT Services2008 Presenter John Pahlow 26
  • References  Minimum Standards for Teachers — Learning Technology  File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML Prepared for publication by Publishing Services,. Education Queensland. PIP98089. Contents. Part A Minimum Standards for Teachers —. Learning Technology ... education.qld.gov.au/smartclassrooms/pdf/min_sta ndards.pdf  Sofweb eLearning Plan Guide: http://www.sofweb.vic.edu.au/lt/pguide/resource.ht m2008 Presenter John Pahlow 27
  • Questions2008 Presenter John Pahlow 28
  • Many Thanks Contact me for any further assistance or support:  j.pahlow@cccc.vic.edu.au I wish to especially thank the following members of the College community for their support and assistance in developing this slideshow and the presentation it supports.  Mark Gustincic Deputy Principal of Learning  Irma De Guzman Business Manager  Luke Georgiou ICT Services Co-ordinator2008 Presenter John Pahlow 29