No Buses, Planes or Trains Necessary
Connecting to the World
Through… <ul><li>Electronic Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Collaboration </li></ul>
Imagine Your Class…
Visiting Rainforest s in Puerto Rico and Alaska
<ul><li>Mural Making during Webcast </li></ul>Temperate Rainforest Tropical Rainforest
Taking an Amazing Space Adventure
Speaking with Experts at Museums –   Virtual Outreach -  Experts Talk!   The Dish about Dinosaurs   So You Wanna Be a  Pal...
Painting the Corners- Art and Inspiration at  Keyspan Park   <ul><li>Playing to the tune of  </li></ul><ul><li>“ Take Me O...
Visiting The Kennedy Center Telling Stories: Christopher Paul Curtis   Musical Theater:  Mame Country Music: Styles and Tr...
Visiting with  Authors Margie Palatini Webinar
Kathleen Krull Webinar
Learning from Illustrator  Kathryn Hewitt
Visiting Williamsburg Publick Education Slavery
Elements of the Best Electronic Field Trips <ul><ul><ul><li>Live and Interactive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prima...
Explore Carlsbad Caverns <ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher and Student Support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Standards Based L...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Live and Interactive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On-Screen Experts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul...
NASA  e-Missions <ul><ul><li>Content-based Simulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides teachers with an all-inclusive ...
Operation Montserrat Simulation of Volcanic Eruption and Hurricane on Montserrat and Evacuation Team Response
 
Stop Overs <ul><li>March 22   </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Maria Bay    Sinaloa, Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>April 19 </li></ul><u...
The BIG Questions <ul><li>How much will it Cost?  </li></ul><ul><li>Do I have to be a Computer Whiz to use   these expedit...
How much will it COST? <ul><li>Cost Varies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Often broadcast a sel...
Do I have to be a Computer  WHIZ  to use them?   <ul><li>One Computer, Projector, and Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Sites are...
The Equipment <ul><li>Computer, Projector, and Speakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rea...
The Connection <ul><ul><ul><li>Satellite Connection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cable Television Connection </li><...
How do I integrate electronic field trips into my curriculum? <ul><li>Visit “For Teachers” site area </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Finding a Webcast <ul><li>Conduct searches using… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic field trips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul...
Great Sites for Finding a Webcast <ul><li>Efieldtrips.org   -  Science and Social Studies topics </li></ul><ul><li>NW Wisc...
More Great Sites… <ul><li>Ball State University    -  Six scheduled trips each year </li></ul><ul><li>EdNET  –  Video netw...
Even More Great Sites… <ul><li>PDE Webinars -   Authors and Illustrators   </li></ul><ul><li>TWICE   – List of Content Pro...
Sign up for LISTSERV’s <ul><li>TWICE listserv </li></ul><ul><li>CILC Membership   </li></ul><ul><li>K-12 Videoconferencing...
Getting Started… <ul><li>with Electronic Field Trips </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identify connection to curriculum  </li></u...
Tips –  Plan and Prepare <ul><li>Location  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul></ul...
The Benefits <ul><li>Expand the classroom to the world </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with experts </li></ul><ul><li>Explore di...
Connect, Learn… Work Together
Collaborate Through an Online Project
Global Classroom <ul><li>Work with students around the world  </li></ul><ul><li>Gather data, share and analyze results </l...
 
 
http:// www.rockourworld.org /
 
 
Read Around the Planet
 
Robert Vallier, known as  The Phoenix , will be flying his single-engine aircraft 25,000 miles across America in 2007, to ...
 
Finding On-Line Collaborations <ul><li>Global School House </li></ul><ul><li>Friendship Through Education </li></ul><ul><l...
Other Ways to Chat <ul><li>Interact On-Line Through </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online Moderated Chats </li></ul></ul></ul><...
Conduct Interviews… Connect  to classrooms…
Other Ways to  Chat eLuminate- Web-based Format for Interactive   Chat
Chat with Another Class
Which Project is Right for Me? <ul><li>Curriculum focus  </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of other subject areas </li></ul><u...
Why Collaborate?? <ul><li>The Benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>Supports standards-based authentic learning </li></ul><ul><li>Co...
More Benefits <ul><li>Employ real world,  </li></ul><ul><li>transferable skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teach 21 st  century  </...
More Benefits <ul><li>Practice and improve presentation and communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Improve research skills...
Get Connected! You’ll Be…
Connecting to the World
Get Your  Ticket [email_address]
To Adventure and Learning <ul><li>Expand the classroom to the world </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with experts </li></ul><ul><...
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    1. 1. No Buses, Planes or Trains Necessary
    2. 2. Connecting to the World
    3. 3. Through… <ul><li>Electronic Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Collaboration </li></ul>
    4. 4. Imagine Your Class…
    5. 5. Visiting Rainforest s in Puerto Rico and Alaska
    6. 6. <ul><li>Mural Making during Webcast </li></ul>Temperate Rainforest Tropical Rainforest
    7. 7. Taking an Amazing Space Adventure
    8. 8. Speaking with Experts at Museums – Virtual Outreach - Experts Talk! The Dish about Dinosaurs So You Wanna Be a Paleontologist? Talk with “Critter Guy” James Harding
    9. 9. Painting the Corners- Art and Inspiration at Keyspan Park <ul><li>Playing to the tune of </li></ul><ul><li>“ Take Me Out to the Ballgame” </li></ul>What’s a baseball game without hotdogs? Who’s on First? Calling in our questions
    10. 10. Visiting The Kennedy Center Telling Stories: Christopher Paul Curtis Musical Theater: Mame Country Music: Styles and Traditions Hip-Hop to da Head National Symphony Orchestra: Young People's Concert Flying Across America *
    11. 11. Visiting with Authors Margie Palatini Webinar
    12. 12. Kathleen Krull Webinar
    13. 13. Learning from Illustrator Kathryn Hewitt
    14. 14. Visiting Williamsburg Publick Education Slavery
    15. 15. Elements of the Best Electronic Field Trips <ul><ul><ul><li>Live and Interactive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Sources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extend and Make Connections Across the Curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Standards Based Lesson Plans and Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Web Resources </li></ul></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Explore Carlsbad Caverns <ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher and Student Support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Standards Based Lesson Plans and Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Web Resources </li></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><ul><ul><li>Live and Interactive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On-Screen Experts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Sources </li></ul></ul></ul>
    18. 18. NASA e-Missions <ul><ul><li>Content-based Simulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides teachers with an all-inclusive package </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher professional development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum aligned with state and national standards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Live &quot;mission&quot; via technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded assessment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operation Montserrat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moon, Mars. And Beyond </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Operation Montserrat Simulation of Volcanic Eruption and Hurricane on Montserrat and Evacuation Team Response
    20. 21. Stop Overs <ul><li>March 22 </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Maria Bay Sinaloa, Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>April 19 </li></ul><ul><li>San Francisco Bay San Francisco, CA </li></ul><ul><li>April 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Fraser River Delta Vancouver, British Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>May – Three stops, ending in Alaska </li></ul>
    21. 22. The BIG Questions <ul><li>How much will it Cost? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I have to be a Computer Whiz to use these expeditions? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I find e-Field trips and projects? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I integrate online expeditions into my curriculum? </li></ul>
    22. 23. How much will it COST? <ul><li>Cost Varies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Often broadcast a selected day </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$50 to $500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fee may be required to access all site features </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Typically able to be scheduled </li></ul></ul></ul>
    23. 24. Do I have to be a Computer WHIZ to use them? <ul><li>One Computer, Projector, and Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Sites are User-friendly </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide Connection requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Forward requirements to Tech Team for review </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Test connection – day before </li></ul></ul></ul>
    24. 25. The Equipment <ul><li>Computer, Projector, and Speakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real Player </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>QuickTime </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flash </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intel ProShare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logitech's QuickCam VC </li></ul></ul>
    25. 26. The Connection <ul><ul><ul><li>Satellite Connection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cable Television Connection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ISDN - Dial-up connection – Cost for connection and time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WEBCAST - Broadband connection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WEBCAST - High Resolution - Super high-speed broadband Internet connection of at least 700 Kbps </li></ul></ul></ul>
    26. 27. How do I integrate electronic field trips into my curriculum? <ul><li>Visit “For Teachers” site area </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find pages aligning the site’s content to state or national standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find links to lesson plans to develop and extend the site’s content </li></ul></ul>
    27. 28. Finding a Webcast <ul><li>Conduct searches using… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic field trips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>eTrips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Webcasts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Live Telecasts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual field trips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul></ul></ul>
    28. 29. Great Sites for Finding a Webcast <ul><li>Efieldtrips.org - Science and Social Studies topics </li></ul><ul><li>NW Wisconsin IU - Over 170 Sites </li></ul><ul><li>SBC - The &quot;Yellow Pages&quot; of Videoconferencing! </li></ul><ul><li>Tramline - Across all curriculum areas – Science focus </li></ul>
    29. 30. More Great Sites… <ul><li>Ball State University - Six scheduled trips each year </li></ul><ul><li>EdNET – Video network connection for Utah </li></ul><ul><li>Partners in Distance Learning – multi-state alliance of schools and organizations in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Learning Exchange – 72 Virtual Field Trips and 31 Digital Documentaries </li></ul>
    30. 31. Even More Great Sites… <ul><li>PDE Webinars - Authors and Illustrators </li></ul><ul><li>TWICE – List of Content Providers </li></ul><ul><li>CILC – One-stop shopping for videoconferencing </li></ul>
    31. 32. Sign up for LISTSERV’s <ul><li>TWICE listserv </li></ul><ul><li>CILC Membership </li></ul><ul><li>K-12 Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>SBC Listserv </li></ul><ul><li>eField Trip News </li></ul><ul><li>Internet2 K20 Initiative </li></ul>
    32. 33. Getting Started… <ul><li>with Electronic Field Trips </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identify connection to curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find a Webcast </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Check Tech requirements and Cost </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule date and time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Register </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule with Tech Team </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review related Lesson Plans </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review Student Resources </li></ul></ul></ul>
    33. 34. Tips – Plan and Prepare <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conduct a test connection a day early </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check audio-visual connection and settings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teach students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To know when to speak and when to listen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To speak loudly, clearly, and not too fast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare questions to ask video partner </li></ul></ul>
    34. 35. The Benefits <ul><li>Expand the classroom to the world </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with experts </li></ul><ul><li>Explore diverse perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Nurture thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Deepen curricular understandings </li></ul>
    35. 36. Connect, Learn… Work Together
    36. 37. Collaborate Through an Online Project
    37. 38. Global Classroom <ul><li>Work with students around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Gather data, share and analyze results </li></ul><ul><li>Build communication, problem solving, research, and critical thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Expose students to different cultures and viewpoints </li></ul>
    38. 41. http:// www.rockourworld.org /
    39. 44. Read Around the Planet
    40. 46. Robert Vallier, known as The Phoenix , will be flying his single-engine aircraft 25,000 miles across America in 2007, to every State - including Hawaii. The Phoenix was in the air again for some more training and preparation recently and flew several routes, including one from Rialto, California, to Carson City, Nevada - a round-trip of c.800 miles.  The Picture is of The Sierra Nevada Mountains, taken from the cockpit by The Phoenix .
    41. 48. Finding On-Line Collaborations <ul><li>Global School House </li></ul><ul><li>Friendship Through Education </li></ul><ul><li>The Connected Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Magpi k20 Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Internet2 K20 Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>CILC </li></ul><ul><li>TWICE </li></ul>
    42. 49. Other Ways to Chat <ul><li>Interact On-Line Through </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online Moderated Chats </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online Discussion Boards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WebCam and Live Chats </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>eLuminate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web2.0 Tools </li></ul></ul></ul>
    43. 50. Conduct Interviews… Connect to classrooms…
    44. 51. Other Ways to Chat eLuminate- Web-based Format for Interactive Chat
    45. 52. Chat with Another Class
    46. 53. Which Project is Right for Me? <ul><li>Curriculum focus </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of other subject areas </li></ul><ul><li>State Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of project </li></ul><ul><li>Time available / Needed </li></ul><ul><li>Open enrollment </li></ul>
    47. 54. Why Collaborate?? <ul><li>The Benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>Supports standards-based authentic learning </li></ul><ul><li>Connects to other communities </li></ul><ul><li>Increase global awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Appeals to different learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Increases student motivation </li></ul>
    48. 55. More Benefits <ul><li>Employ real world, </li></ul><ul><li>transferable skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teach 21 st century </li></ul><ul><li>learning skills </li></ul>
    49. 56. More Benefits <ul><li>Practice and improve presentation and communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Improve research skills </li></ul><ul><li>Practice graphing and other skills as they create pictures, graphs, or drawings on whiteboards for use during videoconferences </li></ul>
    50. 57. Get Connected! You’ll Be…
    51. 58. Connecting to the World
    52. 59. Get Your Ticket [email_address]
    53. 60. To Adventure and Learning <ul><li>Expand the classroom to the world </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with experts </li></ul><ul><li>Explore diverse perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Nurture thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Deepen curricular understandings </li></ul>
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