Vicki Davis Westwood Schools Five Phases of Flattening your classroom
What is a PLN? An extended community of people that you can interact with regularly A personally chosen collection of resources you can go to when you want to learn something Photo credit: http://flickr.com/photos/seeminglee/2060090675/
Why have a PLN? Foster conversation and social learning through connectivity and interactivity Ongoing professional development Make important professional connections globally
A PLN supports Professional Development because it….. Encourages a global perspective Acts as a lifeline for quick fixes Scaffolds educators sharing, communicating and collaborating Caveat: A network is only as valuable and useful as what participants contribute Photo credit: http://flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=2112632514&size=m
Getting started with a PLN BLOG BLOG BLOG BLOG Reflecting Sharing Connecting Collaborating Posting Commenting
What is YOUR definition of Digital Citizenship?
Digital Citizenship “…the norms of behavior with regard to technology use” Ribble and Bailey
Digital Citizenship Touchpoints 'Digital Citizenship in Schools' by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey:
Citizenship OMG I JUST SAW THE HISTORY ON THE WIKI..Really sorry for any problems Sorry for accusing you, the history makes it look like you BTW I didn’t delete anything Why did you delete stuff off the wiki?
Contribution Message to students…… Contribute to your team by recording short video clips for your partners to use in their videos. Do not be a non-contributor and lurk somewhere in the darkness. Come out and be part of the construction.
Online Existence “The weakness is that if there is a problem, and you e-mail them, they can just ignore the email, or they can just do their own thing and not listen to what you ask of them.” Student in the Horizon Project
21st Century Learning Objectives To be able to CREATE
Why Revise? ……to account for the new behavioursemerging as technology advances and becomes more ubiquitous. Blooms Digital Taxonomy Andrew Churches http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+Digital+Taxonomy Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson
Global Collaboration: The Magic The magic of collaborationcomesfromseeing studentsandteachers find their own voice and take charge of their own learning.It comes from being given choices and ownership and empowerment of their learning path.