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  • Empowering West Virginia Youth to Create and Collaborate Online using Web 2.0 Tools & Game-Making Software February 27, 2008 Stonewall Resort, West Virginia *** Lee Kraus, Ed.D, Program Manager Shannon Sullivan, Program Director World Wide Workshop Foundation
  • IMAGINING The Vision View slide
  • Basecamp ™
    • With Social Purpose
    • With Educational Value
    • As a Safe Learning Space
    • Connecting Students, Educators and Experts
    View slide
    • Being excited to go to class
    • Helping each other learn
    • Having fun with schoolwork
    • Becoming leaders in their local and global communities
    • Gaining real world skills that lead to 21 st Century careers
    • Being excited to go to class
    • Helping each other learn
    • Having fun with schoolwork
    • Mastering new technologies
    • Becoming leaders in 21 st Century education practices
  • IMAGINE …. They learn to become makers of interactive games and simulations and wiki media masters , while deepening their understanding of core subjects such as history, mathematics, science, health, and geography and other global social issues. .
    • Creative projects that express deep domain knowledge
    • Motivated Students who enjoy learning
    • Life and Livelihood skills that enrich West Virginia’s future
    Real Ninjas Level 50s Blast Gansta Rappers Mrs. Stalnaker Game Page
  • Imagine West Virginia
    • Changing the social networking model from collecting friends to creating media and knowledge.
    • Becoming a national leader in 21 st Century education
    • Impacting the future of work here so that people can do high skill, high tech jobs without leaving the state.
  • IMPLEMENTING How it works
    • The first Globaloria pilot in WV began in August 2007
    • Funded by the Governor’s office
    • and the Benedum Foundation
    • 7 locations statewide spanning the
    • Middle School, High School and Junior
    • College levels
    • In School and After School models
    • being tested
    • Learning game design, Web 2.0 skills,
    • and a host of 21 st Century skills
    • Two communities presented initial
    • games in January (RTC, MCTC)
    • All communities developing
    • games for Spring presentations
    • Two new communities joined in
    • January 2008 (Kasson, Clay HS)
    • Verizon also joined as a funder
    Sponsored by:
  • The Network Each community in the network receives a customizable ‘starter-kit’ for learning
  • Educator Training and Support
    • Empowering Educators as Leaders
    • and Co-Learners with…
    • “ 24/7” Virtual Support:
    • Ongoing Virtual Support from our team of
    • professionals via wikis, blogs, email
    • Bi-Weekly Conference Calls with educators
    • Educator Community Development –
    • Fostering mutual support between educators
    • Implementing new features “on the fly” –
    • Improvements based on participant feedback
    • “ Hands On” Training Sessions:
    • Educator Training Workshops – In-person,
    • intensive training retreats once a semester
    • Online Mini Workshops - Web-based
    • interactive presentations on key topics
    • CPD involvement and support - Expanding
    • collaboration on training in Pilot Year 2
  • NETWORKING Growing Locally and Globally
  • Connecting learners in a community, and across the state, nation and world
  • JOINING How to Join the Network
    • Invention and progression of original idea
    • Project-based learning and expression
    • Publishing online/distribution/voice
    • Information-based learning & Exploration
    • Social-based learning and Exchange
    • Surfing: Non-creative, more passive use of websites, applications
    • Core Subjects
    • Learning Skills
    • 21 st Century Tools
    • 21 st Century Context
    • 21 st Century Content
    • 21 st Century Assessment
    Why Join? 6 Contemporary Learning Abilities 21 st Century Skills
  • We Are Recruiting! Selecting 7-10 new pilot sites for 2008-2009 school year!
    • Committed Educators/Coordinators
    • Passion to learn
    • Passion to teach in new and innovative ways
    • Basic computer skill.
    • Commitment to 10+ hours a week
    • Compensation available
    • Middle, High School, Community College, and University Level
    • Basic technology knowledge
    • Time to Learn is VITAL (8+ hours a week recommended for success)
    • High Speed Internet connectivity
    • Each individual participant must have access to
    • a PC/laptop (no machine sharing)
    • Necessary software:
      • Flash 8.0 or newer
      • Photo Editing Software
    Technology Requirements We are Recruiting! 1 to 1 Ratio
  • How to Apply
    • Identify passionate educators
    • Facilitate time commitment
    • Complete and submit application
    • Act soon!
    Contact: lee@worldwideworkshop.org Deadline: March 31, 2008 Notification: May 31, 2008
  • Become a STAR on this map… Join our network in West Virginia! Contact: lee@worldwideworkshop.org