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Literacies in the K-6 Classroom<br />Summer Teacher Institute<br />June 23, 2009<br />Kevin Jarrett<br />Technology Facili...
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http://classic.go2web20.net/<br />X<br />
http://bit.ly/gONdr<br />
…are you sure?<br />
Either the Winter Olympics unit or the FIFA World Cup Unit.<br />Some type of global interaction. Possibly working on a pr...
Requirements to Teach with Tech<br />Teaching successfully with emerging technologies requires:<br />• A spirit of experim...
What if I told you …<br />A single Web 2.0 application can address nearly ALL those wants?<br />Collaborations are easy to...
Voicethread<br />Intuitive, flexible<br />Collaborative by design<br />Multimedia (images, text, audio, video, telephone)<...
Voicethread<br />+<br />+<br />=<br />…<br />
Voicethread Tips<br />Plan ahead<br />Storyboard<br />Use “Save to .JPG” option to create images<br />Use Keynote or Power...
A Colleague’s Voicethread Project<br />
Voicethread<br />Let’s explore…<br />In your groups, review examples<br />Discuss strengths, weaknesses<br />Share out<br />
- discussion time -<br />
Voicethread<br />Now it’s your turn!<br />We will create our own Voicethreads<br />First, we need:<br />A planning sheet (...
- creation time -<br />
Voicethread<br />What Went Well?<br />?<br />What Could Have Been Better?<br />?<br />- discuss curricular applications -<...
Voicethread<br />Path Forward<br />Project Identification<br />Lesson/Unit Design<br />Logistics<br />Your Role<br />Avail...
Leveraging Online Communities<br />Find & evaluate<br />Sign up<br />Build profile<br />Lurk (read)<br />Contribute<br />A...
Leveraging Online Communities<br />Building Your Profile<br />Ning (overall)<br />Networks you’re in<br />Network Pages<br...
Image Credits (Creative Commons)<br />photo credit: YellowDog<br />photo credit: Dawn Endico<br />photo credit: Editor B<b...
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    1. 1. Literacies in the K-6 Classroom<br />Summer Teacher Institute<br />June 23, 2009<br />Kevin Jarrett<br />Technology Facilitator, K-4<br />Northfield Elementary School<br />
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    11. 11. http://classic.go2web20.net/<br />X<br />
    12. 12. http://bit.ly/gONdr<br />
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    15. 15. …are you sure?<br />
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    24. 24. Either the Winter Olympics unit or the FIFA World Cup Unit.<br />Some type of global interaction. Possibly working on a problem solving project with students abroad.<br />Units that will fit into homeroom curriculum, especially in jk-1 grades.<br />Also am curious about how to collaborate <br />with other classes to collect and analyze data.<br />Developing a unit for boys on the book The Aurora County All-Stars by Deborah Wiles.<br />Any Algebra 1 or Algebra 2 Concept.<br />Collect and post 1-minute presentations of student learning projects.<br />…collaborative aspects of tech in the classroom.<br />use technology to enhance their social studies (history and/or culture study) or science instruction. <br />A unit relating to reading, writing, math or social studies curriculum.<br />produce a Professional Development module for facilitating the value of using Videoconferencing or web2.0 in the classroom.<br />I would like to learn more about how to use technology with the language arts.<br />…technology as tool for differentiated learning.<br />Character education and/or social skills development for first or third grades. <br />Connecting with Spanish-speaking students.<br />
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    27. 27. Requirements to Teach with Tech<br />Teaching successfully with emerging technologies requires:<br />• A spirit of experimentation<br />• Willingness to engage learners in the creation of learning resources (co-creation of content)<br />• Willingness to “let go” of control and content presentation approaches to teaching<br />• Tolerance of failure<br />From Handbook or Emerging Technologies for Learning- Siemens and Tittenberger<br />Teaching successfully with emerging technologies requires:<br />Teaching successfully with emerging technologies requires:<br />Teaching successfully with emerging technologies requires:<br />• A spirit of experimentation<br />• A spirit of experimentation<br />• A spirit of experimentation<br />• Willingness to engage learners in the creation of learning resources (co-creation of content)<br />• Willingness to engage learners in the creation of learning resources (co-creation of content)<br />• Willingness to engage learners in the creation of learning resources (co-creation of content)<br />• Willingness to “let go” of control and content presentation approaches to teaching<br />• Willingness to “let go” of control and content presentation approaches to teaching<br />• Willingness to “let go” of control and content presentation approaches to teaching<br />• Tolerance of failur<br />• Tolerance of failur<br />• Tolerance of failur<br />
    28. 28. What if I told you …<br />A single Web 2.0 application can address nearly ALL those wants?<br />Collaborations are easy to find (if you know where to look)<br />Fitting a collaborative project into your day is easier than you think?<br />
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    30. 30. Voicethread<br />Intuitive, flexible<br />Collaborative by design<br />Multimedia (images, text, audio, video, telephone)<br />Web-based<br />Cross-platform<br />Asynchronous<br />Free<br />
    31. 31. Voicethread<br />+<br />+<br />=<br />…<br />
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    33. 33. Voicethread Tips<br />Plan ahead<br />Storyboard<br />Use “Save to .JPG” option to create images<br />Use Keynote or PowerPoint for “heavy lifting” (organizing content)<br />Import images & record audio<br />Loud speaking can make audio recording cut out<br />Be prepared to re-record until satisfied<br />Have students choose icons for their accounts<br />Use ‘Doodle’ feature sparingly<br />
    34. 34. A Colleague’s Voicethread Project<br />
    35. 35. Voicethread<br />Let’s explore…<br />In your groups, review examples<br />Discuss strengths, weaknesses<br />Share out<br />
    36. 36. - discussion time -<br />
    37. 37. Voicethread<br />Now it’s your turn!<br />We will create our own Voicethreads<br />First, we need:<br />A planning sheet (actually…)<br />Images (existing or take your own today)<br />Headset microphones<br />Voicethread usernames & passwords<br />
    38. 38. - creation time -<br />
    39. 39. Voicethread<br />What Went Well?<br />?<br />What Could Have Been Better?<br />?<br />- discuss curricular applications -<br />
    40. 40. Voicethread<br />Path Forward<br />Project Identification<br />Lesson/Unit Design<br />Logistics<br />Your Role<br />Available Support<br />On to … collaborations!<br />
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    50. 50. Leveraging Online Communities<br />Find & evaluate<br />Sign up<br />Build profile<br />Lurk (read)<br />Contribute<br />Add friends<br />Request help<br />Promote the community<br />
    51. 51. Leveraging Online Communities<br />Building Your Profile<br />Ning (overall)<br />Networks you’re in<br />Network Pages<br />Theme<br />Content<br />Messaging<br />
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    55. 55. Image Credits (Creative Commons)<br />photo credit: YellowDog<br />photo credit: Dawn Endico<br />photo credit: Editor B<br />photo credit: jared<br />photo credit: Julie Lindsay<br />photo credit: Wesley Fryer<br />http://www.tpck.org/tpck/<br />http://classic.go2web20.net/<br />photo credit: Theresa Thompson<br />photo credit: Fuschia Foot<br />photo credit: kokeshi<br />photo credit: Tracy O<br />photo credit: bradleygee<br />photo credit: Ned Raggett<br />photo credit: NoWin<br />photo credit: Matter = Energy<br />photo credit: basykes<br />photo credit: ogimogi<br />photo credit: etohaholic<br />photo credit: Wesley Fryer<br />photocredt: bobsd46<br />photo credit: Kecko<br />photo credit: danesparza<br />
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