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E-Learning for Life: Qatar Academy August 2008

E-Learning for Life: Qatar Academy August 2008



A presentation to the full faculty at Qatar Academy as part of staff orientation week 2008.

A presentation to the full faculty at Qatar Academy as part of staff orientation week 2008.



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E-Learning for Life: Qatar Academy August 2008 E-Learning for Life: Qatar Academy August 2008 Presentation Transcript

  • Qatar Academy 2008-2009 Julie Lindsay Head of Information Technology and E-Learning August 2008
  • Rather be…..On the beach?
  • http://animoto.com http://animoto.com/play/DCkJQz9qwHaPL22a0A2X6g Remembering the Summer Holiday
  • Everyone on the same page….. http://flickr.com/photos/7647121@N07 /
  • Footsteps on the Sands of Time……. Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footsteps on the sands of time Henry Longfellow A Psalm of Life http://www.potw.org/archive/potw232.html
  • What A Teacher Makes (Taylor Mali) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxsOVK4syxU
  • E-Learning for Life Strategic Plan
  • Whole School Approach A Shared Vision – Bridge to Success
  • Infrastructure Overhaul
  • Hardware changeover
  • Some statistics (2008 changeover) Supported by Qatar Foundation
  • Blended platform approach Over 150 teacher laptops
  • IT Support Team
    • Mahmoud
  • Systems Software Specialist
    • Rami
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy Supported by Information and Communication Technologies
  • Digital Natives
  • Skills for 21 st Century Learning
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/ Use technology to help manage information effectively
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/ Personal Learning Network
  • Digital Citizenship http://digiteen.ning.com/
  • What will I do with a laptop?
  • Inquiry-Based Pedagogy Student-Centered Learning
  • 21 st Century Learning Objectives Blooms Revised Taxonomy
  • Create powerful and worthwhile learning experiences that ‘flatten’ the walls of your classroom
  • David Warlick - http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/
  • Online Learning
  • http://flickr.com/photos/girloblivious/
  • Be the change you want to see in education…… http://flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/
  • http://flickr.com/photos/dcmetroblogger/
  • http://flickr.com/photos/elycefeliz/ Educating children in Pakistan and Afghanistan http://www.threecupsoftea.com/
  • Web 2.0 - A whole new adventure in teaching
  • Web 2.0 Tools
  • Magnify your potential E-Learning Professional Development Opportunities http://flickr.com/photos/patrickwilken /
  • October 20-31 Free Online http://k12onlineconference.org/ K-12 Online Conference
  • Dr Gary Stager Laptop pioneer Constructivist Consortium 21 st Century learning November 16-20 Whole school opportunity http://stager.org
  • Flat Classroom Conference Leadership Workshop Student Summit January 24-26 http://flatclassroomconference.com
  • Wiki-centric Global Collaboration using Web 2.0 Tools Authentic Problem Solving using Real-World Topics ‘ Flat’ learning – teacher to student, student to student What is a Flat Classroom?
  • What is a Flat Classroom? Global Collaboration 3.0 Cultural Understanding Digital Citizenship Online Learning Environments
  • Senior School February 18 and 19 Whole School February 20 21 st Century Literacy Specialist International School Bangkok http://mscofino.edublogs.org
  • Ongoing PD for E-Learning
  • Qatar Academy Ning http://elearning4life.ning.com/
  • Join 21 st Century Learners See Julie if interested – Starts after Eid
  • Be part of an E-Learning Team Share the discussion about change
  • Orientation Week PD
    • Wednesday 1-2pm
    • Thursday 1-2pm
    Information on Qatar Academy wikispace http://elearning.qataracademy.wikispaces.net/
  • E-Learning PD Menu
    • Wikis – 3 sessions to choose from
    • Blogs and blogging
    • RSS
    • Social Bookmarking
    • Google and education
    • Educational networking using a Ning
    • Online Resources
    • Multimedia
      • 2 sessions (digital cameras & laptops, digital storytelling)