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  • Defining beginner as anyone who has never used Moodle or who has taken one Moodle course but has never taught using Moodle, int/adv everyone else
  • Hoping that people who have a Moodle course can spend some time reflecting, learning and adding to it (esp forum) Beginners– play around as a teacher in a course with the forum mode– add a thoughtful forum with a web link and a visual
  • Digital citizenship—high school example—feedback area of concern something we need to work on Formal vs. informal language– how my thinking has completely changed
  • BoceSmoodlepresentation Final

    1. 2. <ul><li>Beginner </li></ul><ul><li>To understand what Moodle is and to see classroom examples of the Moodle in use </li></ul><ul><li>To create a forum with a web link and add a picture to the Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Int/Advanced </li></ul><ul><li>To share strategies with other Moodle users </li></ul><ul><li>To learn how to embed student work from interactive web sites with a literacy focus </li></ul>
    2. 4. <ul><li>What is your name? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you teach? </li></ul><ul><li>What is something that excites you about technology? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your experience with Moodle? </li></ul>
    3. 5. <ul><li>a “virtual learning environment…designed to help educators create online courses with rich interaction”---Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Ulster County has </li></ul><ul><li>replaced Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>with Moodle </li></ul>
    4. 6.   <ul><li>Creating classroom community </li></ul><ul><li>Helping students push each other’s thinking further in a forum discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing student voice </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-dimensional learning that expands beyond the classroom </li></ul>
    5. 7. <ul><li>&quot;I learned how to respond to other people and i learned internet safety. Ever since we started doing moodle my grammar got better to. I had a great year learning about how other people feel about the things that we needed to type about. This year i even learned how to type even faster. im going to miss doing moodle every week over the summer. I also learned about how other people talk in moodle and how to communicate better. I really enjoyed using moodle and i think its more fun than writing .&quot; </li></ul>
    6. 8. <ul><li>&quot;Moodle to me is a great tool for disscussing topics in a more comfterable enviroment. One of my favorite things was writting about what other people think of you because I'd really like to know what others think of me. Moodle is better for me then writting about something because I'm more creative when im online since it makes me feel more relaxed. Also, it's fun talking to people online that you already know.So over all I think it's a great program that helps students relax and just talk about what they think.&quot; </li></ul>
    7. 9. <ul><li>&quot;I like moodle when i dont want to do writing work . My favorite part about it is reading about what everybody wrote and typing a coment. My least favorite thing is when people type affensive things to other people.&quot; </li></ul>
    8. 10. <ul><li>Digital citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Formal vs. informal language </li></ul>
    9. 11. <ul><li>http://hcsmoodle.ucboces.org/login/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>Highland High School </li></ul><ul><li>JFK Forum discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Shawna’s interactives </li></ul><ul><li>http://ecsmoodle.ucboces.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Ellenville Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Vokis and Blabberize with sixth grade students </li></ul>
    10. 12. Forum : Two truths and a lie. Tell two truths and a lie about yourself. Read others’ posts and guess which one is the lie.
    11. 13. <ul><li>Discuss with a partner: </li></ul><ul><li>What was the experience of the forum </li></ul><ul><li>like for you? If you used Moodle this year, what have you noticed about using the forum for classroom discussions? </li></ul>
    12. 14. <ul><li>Before beginning : jot down units or essential questions that you’d like to focus on today. </li></ul><ul><li>Beginners will create a forum with a </li></ul><ul><li>web link in the instructions as well as add a picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Int/Advanced will work with embedding vokis, blabberize, zimmertwins, slide share, etc… into their Moodle courses. </li></ul>
    13. 15. <ul><li>What have you learned today? </li></ul><ul><li>How does what you learned apply to your classroom? </li></ul>

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