The 21st Century Classroom<br />By: Laura Cusick<br />
Agenda<br />Defining the 21stCentury Classroom<br />Communication<br />Collaboration<br />Lunch<br />Connectivity<br />Cre...
Bellwork<br />Get a computer<br />Open Google Chrome<br />Visit: http://wcstechuniversity.democrasoft.com<br />Register fo...
A 21st Century Classroom communicates with students digitally in a “virtual” classroom environment<br />Defining 21st Cent...
A Little Bit of Truth…<br />Think like a wise man, but communicate in the language of the people.<br />~ William Butler Ye...
Moodle<br />Google Apps<br />Blogger<br />Collaborize.com<br />Edmodo.com<br />Quia.com<br />The Nearly Paperless Classroo...
Web 2.0 Communication Resources<br /><ul><li>Scribd.com for documents
Issuu.com for viewing PDFs
Google Docs for editing writing
YouTube for instructional video storage</li></li></ul><li>Communication with Your New Laptop<br />WebCam:<br />Record your...
Defining 21st Century Collaboration<br />A 21st Century Classroom allows for many different types of collaboration<br />
No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it.  <br />~H.E. Luccock, American bishop of the Method...
Types of Collaboration<br />Teacher<br />Twitter:<br />	Finding Projects<br />Skype for Education:<br />Finding Projects<b...
Defining 21st Century Connectivity<br />A 21st Century Classroom breaks down the walls & connects students globally<br />
Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us, we all share the same air, the same oceans, the same mountain...
Making Global Connections<br />
Defining 21st Century Creativity<br />A 21st Century Classroom encourages creativity using digital media resources as tool...
"By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The non-existent is whatever we have not ...
My Gift to You…<br />Web 2.0 Guru! <br />a Wiki Created by a crazy person… <br />Why re-invent the wheel?<br />
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  1. 1. The 21st Century Classroom<br />By: Laura Cusick<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Defining the 21stCentury Classroom<br />Communication<br />Collaboration<br />Lunch<br />Connectivity<br />Creativity<br />Getting Started<br />
  3. 3. Bellwork<br />Get a computer<br />Open Google Chrome<br />Visit: http://wcstechuniversity.democrasoft.com<br />Register for an account<br />Click on “Define your version of the 21st century classroom.”<br />In the box, enter your thoughts on the stated topic<br />
  4. 4. A 21st Century Classroom communicates with students digitally in a “virtual” classroom environment<br />Defining 21st Century Communication<br />
  5. 5. A Little Bit of Truth…<br />Think like a wise man, but communicate in the language of the people.<br />~ William Butler Yeats<br />
  6. 6. Moodle<br />Google Apps<br />Blogger<br />Collaborize.com<br />Edmodo.com<br />Quia.com<br />The Nearly Paperless Classroom<br />
  7. 7. Web 2.0 Communication Resources<br /><ul><li>Scribd.com for documents
  8. 8. Issuu.com for viewing PDFs
  9. 9. Google Docs for editing writing
  10. 10. YouTube for instructional video storage</li></li></ul><li>Communication with Your New Laptop<br />WebCam:<br />Record your lectures or reminders for evening assignments<br />Jing:<br />Create instructional screencasts and tutorials<br />
  11. 11. Defining 21st Century Collaboration<br />A 21st Century Classroom allows for many different types of collaboration<br />
  12. 12. No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it.  <br />~H.E. Luccock, American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church<br />The Uni-Mind > One Mind<br />
  13. 13. Types of Collaboration<br />Teacher<br />Twitter:<br /> Finding Projects<br />Skype for Education:<br />Finding Projects<br />Backnoise.com or Todaysmeet.com:<br />Backchanneling<br />Voxopop.com:<br /> Voice Messageboard<br />Student<br />Google Docs:<br />Multi-purpose<br />Edistorm.com:<br />Brainstorming<br />Crocodoc.com:<br />Annotating Articles<br />MixedInk.com:<br />Writing Together<br />
  14. 14. Defining 21st Century Connectivity<br />A 21st Century Classroom breaks down the walls & connects students globally<br />
  15. 15. Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us, we all share the same air, the same oceans, the same mountains and rivers. We are all equally responsible for protecting them. <br />~ Julia Louise-Dreyfus<br />Rigor is Nothing Without Relevance<br />
  16. 16. Making Global Connections<br />
  17. 17. Defining 21st Century Creativity<br />A 21st Century Classroom encourages creativity using digital media resources as tools<br />
  18. 18. "By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The non-existent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired." <br />~ Nikos Kazantzakis<br />Belief + Desire =Creativity<br />
  19. 19. My Gift to You…<br />Web 2.0 Guru! <br />a Wiki Created by a crazy person… <br />Why re-invent the wheel?<br />
  20. 20. If we foster the 21stcentury skills of: <br />communication, collaboration, connection and creativity, <br />the end result will be the depth of thought we have always encouraged at WCS. <br />The path looks different, but destination is familiar!<br />The Reward: Meaningful, Critical Thinking<br />
  21. 21. www.wcssummertechnologyuniversity.blogspot.com<br />
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