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  • 0 meets Juicing Up the Online Experience Jane Perzyk www.protopage.com/janeperzyk
  • What is 0 ? Twitter is a web-interface social networking application where a community of friends from around the world sends updates about moments in their lives.  Updates are limited to 140 characters with simple text – no HTML code. Updates are sent via Twitter website, mobile phone SMS, or IM on Jabber or Gtalk. Facilitating a workshop on Twitter and Protopage at the Macomb ISD.
  • What is Protopage ? 0 Protopage is your own personal or shared webpage created with drag and drop widgets RSS Feeds Calendars Bookmarks Photos Text To-do lists
  • Learning Community 0
  • Professional Organization 0
  • Family Page 0
  • What is the Michigan Online Learning Requirement? 0 “ A structured learning activity that utilizes technology with intranet or Internet-based tools and resources as the delivery method for instruction, research, assessment, and communication. State Board of Education Guidelines, 2006
  • What are the Different Options? 0
    • Enroll in an online course
    • Participate in a hybrid face-to-face/online course
    • Be involved in a teacher facilitated activity
    • Complete a self-paced program
  • What is a Teacher-Facilitated Activity?
    • Teacher works with one or more students to provide coach-like assistance with their online learning activities.
    • Teacher facilitates student learning through a combination of face-to-face interactions and exchanges using communication tools commonly found in most Internet-based course management systems. This form of delivery places an expectation on students to take significant responsibility for their own learning.
    • Teacher ensures that students are engaged and making progress in their online activity.
    • Teacher provides content-related instructional assistance to students.
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  • Quality Characteristics of a Teacher-Facilitated Activity
    • Collaboration
    • Integration
    • Sustainability
    • Life-long skills
    • Teacher involvement
    • Online ethics and safety
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  • Can This Be Juiced? 0 A structured learning activity that utilizes technology with intranet or Internet-based tools and resources as the delivery method for
    • Instruction
    • Research
    • Assessment
    • Communication
  • Why the Michigan Online Learning Requirement? 0 “ It will prepare them for the demands they will encounter in higher education, the workplace, and personal lifelong learning.” State Board of Education Guidelines, 2006
  • Trends The Horizon Report
    • Increasing globalization is changing the way we work, collaborate, and communicate
    0 The Horizon Report 2007 http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2007_Horizon_Report.pdf #1
  • 0 http://worldprocessor.com/catalog/world/
  • Gardner’s Five Minds for the Future 0 “ We have now embarked on what may be the ultimate, all-encompassing, episode of globalization .”
  • The Globalization of “Movement”
    • Movement of capital around the globe
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  • The Globalization of “Movement”
    • Movement of capital around the globe
    • Movement of human beings across borders
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  • The Globalization of “Movement”
    • Movement of capital around the globe
    • Movement of human beings across borders
    • Movement of information through cyberspace
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  • Czech Republic 10-25-07 0
  • The Globalization of “Movement”
    • Movement of capital around the globe
    • Movement of human beings across borders
    • Movement of information through cyberspace
    • Movement of popular culture across borders
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  • Opening of Palladium Indoor Mall, Prague, Czech Republic – 10-27-07 0
  • 0 Prague Castle, 10-26-07
  • Trends The Horizon Report
    • Students’ views of what is and what is not technology are increasingly different from those of their teachers.
    0 The Horizon Report 2007 http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2007_Horizon_Report.pdf #2
  • Ouch! 0 “ Some teachers make a PowerPoint and they think they’re so awesome,” says a student. “But it’s just like writing on the blackboard,” says another .
  • Differing Views of Technology Pew Internet Report
    • 44% of 10 - 18-year-olds own a wireless phone
    • 55% of all online teenagers use social networking sites.
    0 http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/02-12-2007/0004525779&EDATE http:// / www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/198/report_display.asp
  • Trends The Horizon Report
    • Notions of collective intelligence and mass amateurization are pushing the boundaries of scholarship.
    0 The Horizon Report 2007 http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2007_Horizon_Report.pdf #3
  • http://www.slideshare.net/adunne/what-is-web-20-157107 0
  • The Landscape Has Changed! 0 Educators have slid into the 21st century—and into the digital age—still doing a great many things the old way. Marc Prensky
  • Our Digital Landscape 0
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  • 0 Our schools have some serious competition, and it’s not from other schools!
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  • What Might They Need?
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  • What Might You Need?
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  • 0 For the first time in history, our job as educators is to prepare our children for a future that we cannot clearly describe. David Warlick
  • 0 Teachers today need to know how to teach using tools that are unfamiliar that they can’t fully master! Marc Prensky
  • Which Brings Us To. . . Twitter and Protopage and the Online Course Requirement 0
  • Twitter 0
  • Go to twitter.com 0
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  • Learning how to set up a Twitter account Don't limit your postings to this question! 0
  • Now Let’s Find & Invite 0
  • Find MBAmom 0
  • Finding Your Partner in Twitter
    • Enter your partner’s name in the Search box
    • Click on the FOLLOW button on his/her Twitter page
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  • Enrolling Students in Twitter
    • May want to create special group names
    • Avoid using student’s real names
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  • Creating Groups in Twitter 0
  • Twitter “in” the Classroom
    • Twitterlit.com
      • Twits the first lines of books, along with a link to Amazon
    • Post homework assignments or send reminders
    • Ask questions during lecture
    • Ask for help outside of the classroom
    • Communicate via Twitter groups and have record of the “conversation”
    • Explore collaborative writing
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  • Twitter “in” the Classroom
    • Microblogging impressions after a chapter of reading
    • Practice foreign language phrases
    • Use in lieu of audience response systems
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  • Evolution of Communication http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/evolution_of_communication.php Instant broadcast PLUS feedback
  • http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/evolution_of_communication.php We are witnessing a breathtaking evolution of new forms of digital communication. More than witnessing, we are facilitating it . All of this is unfolding so quickly that 0 we do not have time to pause and reflect on what is happening. But if email is becoming an endangered species, then we need to pay attention .
  • Go to www.protopage.com 0
  • Some Protopage Examples
    • www.protopage.com/janeperzyk
    • www.protopage.com/jimwenz
    • www.protopage.com/perzyks
    • www.protopage.com/letstalk
    • http://www.protopage.com/boston2007
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  • Using Twitter with Protopage
    • Assign Twitter accounts to group members
    • Allow students to Twitter concerning the project they are working on in their Protopage site.
    • Include a Twitter badge in the Protopage site for tracking tweets.
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  • Quality Characteristics of a Teacher-Facilitated Activity
    • Collaboration
    • Integration
    • Sustainability
    • Life-long skills
    • Teacher involvement
    • Online ethics and safety
    0 Redux
  • Questions? Write me at [email_address] Evaluation Locate Workshop Evaluation widget www.protopage.com/janeperzyk 0