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  • Digital Tools Session II 0
  • Abstract
    • “ Just in time” sessions focusing on a blend of tools needed to complete the courses* and to become successful Digital Leaders
        • Learning
        • Collaborating
        • Communicating
        • Data Collecting
    • * Each session will precede the ensuing course(s) in which the tools will be applied .
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  • Course Objectives for All Digital Leadership Unit Sessions
    • Assess prior knowledge of each session’s technology tools.
    • Understand the significance and use of online tools for professional use and for teaching.
    • Work collaboratively with colleagues as coaches/learners
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  • Course Objectives Session I
    • Use external storage for digital documents.
    • Create online surveys to gather data.
    • Create graphic organizers to efficiently organize information.
    • Use wikis to collaborate on document creation.
    • Understand Blackboard navigation
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  • Questions from Session I
    • Use external storage for digital documents.
    • Create online surveys to gather data.
    • Create graphic organizers to efficiently organize information.
    • Use wikis to collaborate on document creation.
    • Understand Blackboard navigation
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  • Course Objectives Session II – TODAY’S AGENDA
    • Navigate an online course management system
    • Sort, filter, subtotal, Excel spreadsheet data and create charts
    • Use the Internet to efficiently find, evaluate and store information and to legally and ethically share information.
    • Develop a personal web presence by creating a Protopage start page.
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  • Course Objectives Session III
    • Explore emerging technologies and Web 2.0
    • Create a wiki
    • Schedule a meeting with Doodle
    • Comment in a blog
    • Text message and search with your cell phone
    • Juice up your PowerPoint with photos and video
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  • 0 http://flickr.com/photos/18638809@N00/372424428/ geckological’s photostream
  • Blackboard Navigation Buttons Landing page Handouts and PowerPoints from various sessions Helpful tips and information MAIN discussion board External links (URLs) Change password, drop box, other tools Instructor email addresses Main Section Contains GROUP discussion board and file exchange for private groups 0
  • Sharing Your Email Address
    • Go to http://gennetbb.geneseeisd.org/
    • Click on Tools
    • Click on Personal Information
    • Click on Set Privacy Options
    • Place a checkmark in front of Email Address
    Email Address 0
  • Main vs. Group
    • Discussions relevant to general MI-LIFE population
    • Discussions relevant to your location
    • File exchange among all group members
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  • Sharing Documents with Your Group via File Exchange
    • Click on Groups in left frame on announcement page
    • Click on your group
    • Click on File Exchange
    • Click on Add File
    • Enter the name of your file
    • Browse to locate the file on your computer
    • Click Submit
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  • Sharing Documents with Your Group via File Exchange 0
  • Discussion Board Hierarchy 0
  • 0
  • Discussion Board Etiquette Your virtual colleagues cannot see your body language so they have to create meaning only from your written word. A hurried or careless comment, although it is well-meaning and in even written in jest, can have harmful effects on the reader to whom the comment may have been directed. 0
  • Etiquette Tips
    • Read your posting carefully to ensure that you are saying what you mean to say before you click Submit
    • If you change your mind after your submit, you usually have an option to Modify your posting
    • Don’t post anything that you wouldn’t say in person to someone
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  • More Etiquette Tips
    • Avoid ALL CAPITAL LETTERS. This is the equivalent of SHOUTING!!!!!!!!
    • Express a differing point of view politely and respectfully
    • Avoid joking with a participant who is a friend; others may not understand and think you are rude
    • Remember “The Permanent Record”
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  • Discussion Board – Forum View 0
  • Discussion Board Thread Tree View 0
  • Discussion Board Thread List View 0
  • Thread Detail View 0
  • Responding to a Thread - 1 0
  • Replying to a Thread - 2 0 Rename Subject Type your response here. Lakeview Uses DIBLS
  • Adding Your Own Thread 0
  • Adding Your Own Thread 0
  • Including a Hyperlink in your Thread or Reply - 1 0
  • Including a Hyperlink in your Thread or Reply - 2 digitaleader.pbwiki.com 0
  • Including a Hyperlink in your Thread or Response - 3 0
  • Including a Hyperlink in your Thread or Reply - 4 0
  • Discussion Board Practice Prompt
    • Comment on your use of Zoomerang for your Leadership Survey in Optimizing Leadership.
    • Some items to include might be:
      • ease or difficulty of use
      • response rate
      • remarks from staff about the survey which aren't included in the survey
      • any surprises you care to share
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  • Discussion Board Practice Part I
    • Visit the Digital Leader 2 Blackboard site at http://gennetbb.geneseeisd.org
    • In your Group’s board, locate the forum titled “Session II Discussion Board Practice.”
    • Click on the forum title.
    • In the new screen, click on the thread, “Discussion Board Practice.”
    • Click the Reply button and create your posting.
    0 Helpful hint – Remember to log out when you are finished.
  • Discussion Board Practice Part II 0 After you have posted a reply to the above thread, reply to the posting of a classmate. In your reply, include the web address (URL) of your school by embedding it in your school name. e.g., MI-LIFE
  • Discussion Board Practice Part II
    • Locate a participant reply of interest to you and click on it to open it.
    • Click on the reply button.
    • Rename the subject (make it relevant to the content of your posting) and comment.
    • Include in your reply the URL for your school website, making sure you create an embedded hyperlink within your school name..
    • Click the Submit button.
    0 Helpful hint – In the reply screen, click on the Show Parent Post button to keep the instructions visible as you respond.
  • Discussion Board Tools 0 Add thread (if permitted by instructor) Select certain postings to read Mark a posting as having been read Mark a posting as having been unread Search the contents of the forum
  • The Electric Blackboard®
    • Click on Tools>Electric Blackboard ®
    • Type your notes in the box provided.
    • Click Submit .
    • Your notes will be available whenever you are in your Blackboard site.
    We’ve shown how to share files with your instructor and your group and how to use the discussion forum. Here’s a place just for you to take notes! 0
  • Course Objectives Session II – TODAY’S AGENDA
    • Navigate an online course management system
    • Sort, filter, subtotal, Excel spreadsheet data and create charts
    • Use the Internet to efficiently find, evaluate and store information and to legally and ethically share information.
    • Develop a personal web presence by creating a Protopage start page.
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  • Spreadsheets
    • How many of you use spreadsheets?
    • How?
    • For what purpose?
    • What program do you or your staff use?
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  • Spreadsheets
    • Spreadsheets are computer applications which display cells containing numbers or letters or both
        • Horizontally in rows
        • Vertically in columns
    • Cells can also contain formulas that includes calculations based on content of other cells
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  • Spreadsheet Skills
        • Enter data
        • Sort data
        • Filter data
        • Subtotal data
        • Create charts
        • And more!
    By the end of this session you will have learned to: 0
  • Extra Help with Excel Skills!!
  • Microsoft Excel The program is easy and powerful to use when exploring data. It helps you analyze and manage data to make more informed decisions. 0
  • Locate Sample File
    • Go to http://gennetbb.geneseeisd.org
    • Log in and select Digital Leader 2 course
    • Select Session II
    • Locate Session II Handouts
    • Click on MILIFE Sample Excel Spreadsheet
    • Click SAVE
    • Save to your desktop
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  • Demo and Work Session Sample Discipline Data
    • Place your cursor in the tab for Sheet 1
    • Rename Sheet tab 1 as Practice
    Partners will take turns working in a basic spreadsheet 0
  • Enter These Headings
          • Last Name
          • First Name
          • ID
          • Grade
          • Gender
          • Disc Code (for discipline code)
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  • Data Entry Add a column titled Reading Perf Levels and add the level for each student 0
  • Charts 0 http://tinyurl.com/5rkddw Redo handout 1 creating charts in excel.
  • Excel Practice
    • Use the data in the worksheet titled ELA MEAP Compare
    • Create a chart using a set of MEAP scaled scores and discuss with your partner.
    Handout 1 – Creating a Chart in Excel 0
  • Course Objectives Session II – TODAY’S AGENDA
    • Navigate an online course management system
    • Sort, filter, and subtotal Excel spreadsheet data and create charts
    • Use the Internet to efficiently find , evaluate and store information and to legally and ethically share information.
    • Develop a personal web presence by creating a Protopage start page.
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  • The Information R/evolution 0 Michael Wesch, Kansas State University http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4CV05HyAbM
  • Growth Internet Usage 1995-2007 in Millions http://www.internetworldstats.com January 20008 1,262,000,000 19% of the world’s population 16,000,000 .04% of the world’s population 0
  • 0 How do you My Presentation
  • Locating Information
    • With search engines and directories
    • With well-designed searches using relevant key words and Boolean operators
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  • Locating Information Using Search Engines and Directories
    • Highly recommended as a starting point.
      • Crawler based
      • Comprehensive and great relevancy
      • Search images, maps, news, shopping
    • NEW – Drop down list of suggested matches to your search terms
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  • Locating Information Using Search Engines and Directories
    • Web’s oldest directory
      • Human editors created categories for web pages and users searched the categories
      • Now it is also crawler based
    • Search web OR search the categories
    • Search images, videos, shopping, and local
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  • Locating Information Using Search Engines and Directories
    • Formerly “Ask Jeeves,” a natural language search engine
    • Had 100 editors who monitored search logs to locate the best sites to match search requirements
    • Now crawler-based
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  • Locating Information Using Search Engines and Directories
    • Successor for MSN search
    • Permits user to save searches
    • User can adjust the amount of information shown in the results screen
    • Cached copies of web pages
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  • Locating Information Using Search Engines and Directories
    • A meta-search tool
    • Searches multiple search engines and reports findings arranged by search engine
    • Google, Yahoo!, Live Search, and Ask
    • Enter your search terms and click the “Fetch” button
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  • Search Engine Activity
    • Visit Blackboard>Digital Leader 2>Session II>In-Class Search Engine Activity to locate URLs of search engines.
    • Using your favorite search engine and one you’ve never tried before from the list of suggested search engines, conduct a search on one of the following topics.
        • Number of public schools in Michigan
        • Balanced leadership proponents
        • Data warehousing
        • Internet safety
    • Be prepared to share the results from the various search engines or directories. Results could include appearance, number, currency and accuracy of results .
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  • Narrowing Your Searches
    • Plus (+) sign
    • Minus (-) sign
    • Quotation (“ ”) marks
    • Boolean operators
        • AND
        • OR
        • NOT
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  • Narrowing Search Practice Activity
    • In any search engine, search for
    • Tigers
          • How many hits _______?
    • Tigers +Detroit
          • How many hits _______?
    • Tigers -Detroit
          • How many hits_______?
    • Tigers + “San Francisco Zoo”
          • How many hits _______?
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  • More Practice on Narrowing
    • Using the search engine of your choice:
    • Find an organization that provides professional development for school leaders that is non-commercial
    • Locate information about data intersection and student achievement
    • Access articles about educational leadership for elementary principals that aren’t news articles
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  • Evaluating Websites by Examining the URL
    • URL is Uniform Resource Locator
    • http:// www.mi-life.org = domain name
    • .org = extension
    0 . biz .mil .fr .com .org .k12 .gov .net .edu
  • Evaluating Your Results by Looking for % or ~ in the URL
    • Look out for personal pages
      • Person’s name
      • ~ (tilde) or %
      • http://www.harvard.edu/~cpierce/bioethics/intro.html
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  • Evaluating Your Results by Analyzing the Content
    • Is the information helpful?
    • Is the information current?
    • Are links provided and do they work?
    • Are spelling and grammar correct?
    • Is the author identified?
    • http:// www.burmesemountaindog.org /
    • http://www.allaboutexplorers.com
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  • Evaluating Your Results by Researching the Owner 0 If you have concerns about a website’s authenticity, check out to see who its owner is at easyWhois http:// www.easywhois.com If you have a long URL, shorten it back to the extension.
  • Evaluating Your Results By Looking at Links
    • Who links to the site?
    • Visit Yahoo! at www.yahoo.com
    • Type in “link:URL”
    0 link:www.mi-life.org A list of websites linking to your site will appear
  • Results of “link:” Search 0
  • Who Links to Your School or District Website?
    • Visit one of the following:
        • www.yahoo.com
        • www.altavista.com
        • www.google.com
    • In the seach box, type
          • link:www.yourschoolURL
    • Analyze the websites which link to your school website
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  • Searching for An Archived Web Site
    • Free service that allows users to visit archived versions of Web sites.
    • 85 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago
    • Type in a URL, select a date range, and view an archived version of the Web.
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  • Practice Searching for an Archived Web Site
    • http://www.archive.org/web/web.php
    • Type in the URL of the site you are looking for.
    • Click “Take Me Back.”
    • In the results page, click on the date of the page you wish to view.
    0
  • An Academic Search Engine
    • Password protected
    • Sites are evaluated by educators
    • Searches can be filtered by reading level and more
    • Offers Read-Aloud feature – text-voice dictation
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  • Available through LearnPort ®
    • Visit http:// www.learnport.org
    • Locate New User? CLICK HERE link
    • Create a Login ID and Password
    • Follow onscreen instructions to create an account in LearnPort
    • When registration is finished, you will be returned to the LearnPort page
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  • Navigating to netTrekker
    • Go to www.learnport.org
    • Log in.
    • Click on the Links tab
    • In the new screen, click on the netTrekker logo
    0 Handout #2 – Accessing netTrekker
  • 0 http://flickr.com/photos/mkjenkins/458242577/
  • Storing Information Using Furl A Free Bookmarking Site 0 http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/Top100Tools/furl.html Furl is a social bookmarking site that lets you save, share, and explore favorite web pages
  • How Does Furl Work?
    • Create an account in Furl. It’s free.
    • Bookmark a website by copying the URL and pasting it into your Furl account.
    • Access your bookmarked websites from any computer, any time.
    • Share bookmarks with others by emailing or making them public.
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  • Set Up a Furl Account at Home
    • Visit www.furl.net
    • Click on “Sign Up”
    • Create a username and password
    • Enter your email address
    • Enter the “captcha” code
    • Click “Submit”
    Handout #3 – Using Furl 0
  • Storing Web Pages in PDF
    • Keep a copy of a favorite webpage on your computer by creating a PDF file.
    • The Portable Document Format ( PDF ) is the file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 for document exchange.
    • Offers fixed-layout which can open on any computer with Adobe Reader
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  • Practice “Printing” to PDF
    • Open the Digital Natives Word document on your desktop.
    • Click File>Print
    • Select CutePDF Writer from the Printer Name drop down menu box
    • Make sure document title and filing location are OK.
    • Click Save .
    0 Handout #4 – Using CutePDF Writer
  • Retrieving Information
    • Visit your Furl account to locate saved webpages.
    • Located saved web pages in PDF on your desktop or hard drive.
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  • Sharing Information (Legally)
    • The “Fair Use”concept, which first formally appeared in the 1976 Copyright Act, allows certain groups to use intellectual property deemed to benefit society as a whole, e.g., in schools for instructional use.
    • See Blackboard>Session II>More Information on Copyright and Ethical Use of the Web
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  • Creating Citations
    • Visit http://citationmachine.net/
    • Click the citation format you need and then the type of resource you wish to cite
    • Complete the Web form that appears with information from your source
    • Click Make Citations to generate standard bibliographic and in-text citations.
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  • Course Objectives Session II – TODAY’S AGENDA
    • Navigate an online course management system
    • Sort, filter, and subtotal Excel spreadsheet data and create charts
    • Use the Internet to efficiently find, evaluate and store information and to legally and ethically share information.
    • Develop a personal web presence by creating a Protopage start page.
    0
    • Create web pages and group pages
    • Read news from your favorite sites and blogs
    • Display photos,PowerPoint slides, and TeacherTube videos
    • Store bookmarks for your frequently accessed sites
    • Personalize and customize easily
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  • MI-LIFE Demo Site www.protopage.com/mi-life 0 Includes directions for using a variety of Web 2.0 video and digital image sharing software applications, sample widgets and more
  • Setting Up A Protopage Account Handout #5– Creating Your Personal Protopage Follow the steps to register for an account at Protopage Make note of your username and password 0
  • Customizing Your Protopage
    • Follow the steps on the handout
    • View the short Protopage tutorial
    • Ask for HELP if you need it
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  • Course Objectives Session II – TODAY’S AGENDA
    • Navigate an online course management system
    • Sort, filter, and subtotal Excel spreadsheet data and create charts
    • Use the Internet to efficiently find, evaluate and store information and to legally and ethically share information.
    • Develop a personal web presence by creating a Protopage start page.
    0
  • Intersession Assignment 0 Read “Intersections: New Routes Open When One Type of Data Crosses Another” by Victoria Bernhardt Article is located in the Announcements in the Intersecting Data 2 course in Blackboard
    • Next course will be Intersecting Data on 00/00/2008.
    • Information from today’s session will be posted on the Digitaleader Blackboard site and in the Digitaleader wiki.
    • Our contact information:
        • John Smith – [email_address]
        • Susie Jones – [email_address]
    In closing . . . 0