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Ela And 21st Century Skills

  1. 1. 21st Century Skills in the English Language Arts Classroom With Karen Brooks Updated 10/23/08
  2. 2. Webinar Resources and More for ELA may be found at: <ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/ela </li></ul><ul><li>http:// slideshare.net/kbrooks </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.karenbrooks.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.karenbrooksucboces.blogspot.com </li></ul>
  3. 3. Our students live in a digital world, that in many cases has been personalized since birth.
  4. 4. Articles <ul><li>21st Century Education Preparing Students for Tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Defining the Role of a 21st Century Literacy Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to iTunes U </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McGraw-Hill has experimented with iTunes University. MyScribe claims to be iTunes for textbooks - but you still have to buy the whole book. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cellular Storytelling </li></ul>
  5. 5. http://www.evalutech.sreb.org/21stcentury/21st_century.pdf
  6. 6. FromChristian School Journal
  7. 14. http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/images/stories/matrices/ictmap_english.pdf
  8. 15. 36 Page Report http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/downloads/P21_Report.pdf
  9. 19. New Sites Popping Up <ul><li>http://hastac.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m4PRN/is_2008_July_1/ai_n27877649%E2%80%9D </li></ul>
  10. 21. New Job Description The 21st Century Literacy Specialist is responsible for the successful integration of 21st century literacy skills across the curriculum by: <ul><li>Teaching and Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>co-planning, co- teaching , co-assessing units of inquiry which authentically embed 21st century literacy skills </li></ul><ul><li>assist in differentiation for highly able or struggling students through the use of technology, including independently teaching smaller groups of students when needed </li></ul><ul><li>ensuring 21st century literacy enduring understandings and guiding questions are authentically embedded into curriculum at each grade level </li></ul><ul><li>closely collaborating with the Media Specialist to ensure seamless transition and use of both traditional and digital literacy tools </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Curriculum Development </li></ul><ul><li>continue to develop, define, promote and share vision and framework for 21st century learning at ISB </li></ul><ul><li>promote ethical use of technology, and develop authentic projects that actively work towards developing digital citizenship among staff and students </li></ul><ul><li>collaboratively work with administration , curriculum and technology coordinators, Media Specialist, and grade level teams to further develop ISB embedded 21st century literacy program </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>provide regular professional development opportunities to help build teacher’s understanding around 21st century literacy </li></ul><ul><li>coordinate and run mentor program to help classroom teachers understand the paradigm shift of 21st century teaching </li></ul><ul><li>work with staff to develop and promote use of 21st century tools for efficiency and productivity in their jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>promoting and sharing successful 21st century literacy projects with wider school community </li></ul><ul><li>document teaching and learning experiences in a central place for all faculty and parents to access </li></ul><ul><li>developing a truly 21st century approach to learning and teaching by working in partnership with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the Technology and Learning Coordinator to coordinate hardware, software , and school-wide infrastructure so that focus can be on pedagogical support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Media Specialist to coordinate and support traditional literacy </li></ul></ul>
  11. 22. http://k12onlineconference.org/
  12. 23. Presentations to Check Out <ul><li>It Simply Isn’t the 20th Century Any More Is It? So Why Would We Teach as Though It Was? Stephen Heppell </li></ul><ul><li>How Can I Become Part of this ReadWriteWeb Revolution? Alice Barr, Bob Sprankle, Cheryl Oakes </li></ul><ul><li>Free Tools for Universal Design for Learning in Literacy Jennifer Kraft </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Revolution: New Texts and New Technologies Laurie Fowler </li></ul><ul><li>We Like Our Blogging Buddies: The Write Stuff with Blogging Mentors Kathy Cassidy and Patrick Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>More to com - http://k12onlineconference.org/docs/k12online2008schedule.html </li></ul>
  13. 24. Mr. Miller’s Classroom 10 Blog http://millersenglish10.blogspot.com/index.html
  14. 25. The 21 st Century Schoolhouse Bloghttp://literaturecirclesintheclassroom.blogspot.com/2007/04/watching-my-students-think-this-all.html
  15. 26. eHowhttp://www.ehow.com/how_2101674_start-classroom-blog.html
  16. 27. Education with Technology http://eduwithtechn.wordpress.com/2007/04/07/what-does-writing-mean-in-the-21st-century/
  17. 28. Examples of Blogs and Literature <ul><li>Sarah Plain and Tall </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Young’s Summer Reading Camp </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Blogmiester </li></ul><ul><li>Two Writing Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar Girl Blog and Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Spinning a Learning Web – Photo Friday </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Friday </li></ul>
  18. 29. The Electronic Pencil http://epencil.edublogs.org/
  19. 30. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest http://www.lakelandschools.us/blogs/serichsen/?page_id=2
  20. 31. Library of Congress Photos on <ul><li>There are currently two pilot sets on Flickr: </li></ul><ul><li>1930s-40s in Color http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/sets/72157603671370361/ </li></ul><ul><li>News in 1910 http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/sets/72157603624867509/ </li></ul>
  21. 32. Also check out on Flickr – Digital Storytelling in 5 photos or less. http:// flickr.com/groups/visualstory /
  22. 33. Web Cams from Around the World http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,318306,00.html <ul><li>http://www.cornpalace.org/newpages/webcam.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nps.gov/archive/yell/oldfaithfulcam.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.paris-live.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.123-cams.com/live-webcam.php?var=6051&site=http://www.pyramidcam.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.123-cams.com/live-webcam.php?var=1326&site=http://www.therocks.com/sydney-Webcam_Rocks_Viewing.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.123-cams.com/live-webcam.php?var=6407&site=http://www.vivendamiranda.com/webcam/webcam-general.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pancanal.com/eng/photo/camera-java.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pikespeakcam.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/statueofliberty/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://rhwcam.markant.at/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mmdfactory.com/webcam/Israel/Western_Wall__Jerusalem_Webcam.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sdpb.org/dakotacast/webcam/rushmore.asp </li></ul>
  23. 35. Clickable Poems http://www.clickablepoems.com/
  24. 36. Shakespeare in the Classroom http://www.pbs.org/shakespeare/educators/
  25. 37. Who Said http://www.whosaid.org/ A Literature Game Podcast
  26. 38. http://www.pbs.org/teachers/readlanguage/
  27. 41. Don’t forget these valuable tools <ul><li>Power Media Plus </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.powermediaplus.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Liberty Kids Videos </li></ul><ul><li>United Streaming at </li></ul><ul><li>http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm </li></ul>
  28. 42. Video Conferencing http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/vidconf/directory.cfm
  29. 45. THE GROUCHY LADYBUG http://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webqfrey/webqsfrey.html
  30. 46. Google Lit Trips http://www.googlelittrips.org/
  31. 47. Other Great Web 2.0 Resources for ELA SMARTBoard Lesson Enhancement Resources for Website Promote 21st Century Skills
  32. 48. ToonDoo http://www.toondoo.com/
  33. 49. http://goanimate.com/
  34. 50. http://www.smilebox.com/
  35. 51. http:// www.bubbleshare.com /
  36. 52. http://mnemograph.com/
  37. 53. http:// comiqs.com/index.html
  38. 54. <ul><li>http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/StoryTools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.joggle.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.imageloop.com/en/index.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.onetruemedia.com / </li></ul></ul>
  39. 55. Resource Generators <ul><li>http://www.citationmachine.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.palomar.edu/dsps/actc/mla/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://citationcenter.net/ctool.php5 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.easybib.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.openc.k12.or.us/citeintro/citeintro.php?Grd=Sec </li></ul><ul><li>http://myt4l.com/index.php?v=pl&page_ac=view&type=tools&tool=bibliographymaker&bib_view=edit&bib_type=onlineperiodical&new_bib.x=23&new_bib.y=18&new_bib=New </li></ul><ul><li>http://21cif.imsa.edu/tools/citation/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eturabian.com/turabian/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bibme.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://workscited.tripod.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://ottobib.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://citationsense.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://eduvelop.com/k12/tools/mlagen/ </li></ul>
  40. 56. www. widgetbox .com/ <ul><li>Get interactive generators for your class blog or webpage </li></ul>
  41. 57. http:// blabberize.com /
  42. 58. http:// wordle.net /
  43. 63. Digital Storytelling http://web2-and-you-2.pbwiki.com/Digital%20Storytelling%20in%20Social%20Studies
  44. 64. So Little Time and So Many More Sites <ul><li>Bookgoo http:// bookgoo.com / Highlight and share documents </li></ul><ul><li>Evernote - http:// www.evernote.com / Note-taking tool </li></ul><ul><li>Glogster - http:// www.glogster.com / Poster Creation </li></ul><ul><li>Tiddywiki http:// www.tiddlywiki.com / Personal Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>WriteBoard http:// writeboard.com / Collaborative Writing Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Kerpoof - http://www.kerpoof.com/ Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Quizlet - http:// quizlet.com / Online Flashcards </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho - http:// zoho.com / Online office applications </li></ul><ul><li>Ekpenso - http:// en.ekpenso.com / Online Mindmapping Tool </li></ul><ul><li>SpellCheck.net - http:// spellcheck.net / - Spellchecker </li></ul><ul><li>Venn Diagram Generator - http:// www.classtools.net/main_area/venn.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Anderson FairyTales.com - http:// andersenfairytales.com /en/main - animated </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Writing Generator - http:// www.readwritethink.org/materials/doodle/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Thinkfinity – ELA Interactives - http:// thinkfinity.org/SearchResults.aspx?subject = languagearts&partner = all&resource_type = interactives&q =&grade= all&WebSiteArea =educator </li></ul><ul><li>Kitzu - http:// www.kitzu.org / Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Kwout - http:// kwout.com / </li></ul>
  45. 65. Contact Karen Brooks [email_address]

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