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  • Research Projects in the K-12 Classroom Using Web 2.0 tools for engagement, scaffolding, and multi-media presentations WITH an added bonus information about online professional development Alice Mercer  Spring 2008  Licensed under Creative Commons Materials from this presentation will be posted at: http://mercertraining.edublogs.org/
  • Today’s Presentation
    • This will be video streamed on UStream ( http:// www.ustream.tv/channel/edtechtalk )
    • This is part of Ed Tech Talk ( http:// edtechtalk.com / )
    • All of today’s presentation links and materials will be at my training blog ( http:// mercertraining.edublogs.org )
  • Sources for online training (share some of your own)
    • Ed Tech Talk ( http://edtechtalk.com/ )
    • Classroom 2.0 ( http://classroom20.com )
    • K12Online ( http://k12onlineconference.org/ )
    • You can find me at:
      • http://itselementary.edublogs (my show)
      • http://mercertraining.edublogs.org (blog for trainings)
  • Why do it?
    • On your time and pace
    • Friendly folks to help
    • Community to support you
    • You can do PD in your pjs
  • Research projects and the multitude of ways they can go wrong…
    • Teaching plagiarism with cut ‘n paste
    • Just the facts m’am
    • Just do it: free-range projects = feral students
    • One side says vote yes, the other says vote no, I’m just confused
  • Getting more (quality)… Creative Commons license http://flickr.com/photos/auntiep/2055051/
  • … by demanding less (quantity) Creative Commons license http://flickr.com/photos/sukkulaati/423983587/
  • You need a plan…
  • The elements…
    • Resources that are accessible to students
    • Explicit instruction in how to use resources
    • Student generated research questions The “how” and “whys”
    • Feedback, feedback, feedback
    • Structure, structure, structure
  • Structuring for success
  • Resources
    • Pre-vetted sites
    • Teaching evaluation skills
    • How to glean a main idea
    Bookmark http://flickr.com/photos/derbeth/300105723/
  • Otherwise, this is all they see…
    • Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Fusce metus odio, pellentesque quis, tristique eget, pretium quis, est. Nam dignissim, diam vel rutrum vestibulum, mauris arcu condimentum diam, et tempor lacus risus ac risus. Cras risus. Nunc laoreet porttitor lectus. Aliquam ac est eget velit tempor congue. Nulla blandit. Phasellus ac magna. Integer urna velit, viverra non, congue sit amet, fringilla venenatis, velit. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae;
    From: http://www.lipsum.com/
  • Using Diigo for research
    • What you can do:
      • Highlight text
      • Leave sticky notes
    • How it can be used
      • What’s the main idea
      • Give them feedback
    Highlighting Postmodernism http://flickr.com/photos/stephmcg/1265507662/
  • How Does Diigo Work?
    • Diigolet (thin bookmarklet)
    • Diigo Toolbar for browsers
    • The tools
      • Highlighter
      • Clip-it
      • In situ Sticky notes
      • Page notes
  • A picture is worth 1,000 words http://flickr.com/photos/63031528@N00/852247291
  • Sources of photos
    • Flickr (Creative Commons)
    • Library of Congress (Public Domain)
    • Wikipedia (Both)
  • Do you have language learners?
    • Oral language is on their test
    • Story boards + Scripts = structure = safety net
    • Don’t forget the vocabulary
  • Scripts and storyboards: Don’t do a project without one. SCRIPT TITLE
  • What’s next?
    • How
      • Movie Maker, Photo Story, iMovie
      • VoiceThread, Slideshare, BubbleShare
    • Where
      • Teacher Tube
      • Blogs
      • Wikis
      • Class Web page