Press F5 or enter presentation mode to view the poll\r\nIn an emergency during your presentation, if the poll isn't showing, navigate to this link in your web browser:\r\nhttp://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/MTM1NjE2NDAxNQIf you like, you can use this slide as a template for your own voting slides. You might use a slide like this if you feel your audience would benefit from the picture showing a text message on a phone.
NOTES:* You must be using PowerPoint on Windows to show polls embedded in PowerPoint. Please use the Mac Presenter Application (www.polleverywhere.com/macpresenter) if you are on a Mac.
Digital Collaboration to Increase Student LearningMary Jo Davis & Ray Francis
Digital Collaboration How do you define collaboration? To work, one with another; cooperate, as on a literaryTo work jointly with workothers or together (from Dictionary.com)especially in anintellectual endeavor(from Merriam-Webster onlinedictionary) My favorite: WORK TOGETHER (from Roget’s Thesaurus.com)
Digital collaboration Fits all learning environmentsFace to face Perfect for group work sessions Remember to involve technologyBlended instruction Blended classroom perfect fitVirtual classrooms Embed technology in classroom site Multiple tools for use in online class
Today’s discussion Using technology to collaborate which increases student engagement & learning First Storytelling & creativity How to engage students using basic technology Second Polling in the classroom a basic introduction Third Wikis, blogs, & sharing Let them create the story, & add to each other’s work Fourth Polling in action Specific tools & display possibilities Fifth Collaborative questing Sending you on a scavenger hunt Closing Q & A and time to experiment
Storytelling in a real classroom & shared by a real teacher
Storytelling A valuable tool for many reasons Help students find their voice Discuss difficult issues Students with problems communicating Why do YOU think storytelling is valuable?
Storytelling—as a classroom tool Students can tell stories in many ways Pictures Audio narratives—more privacy w/o images Narrated slideshow Movie story Help students explore new territory, problem solve, & learn coping strategies
Storytelling in many formsTechnologies to create storytelling output Wikis Wiki on Digital Collaboration Blogs Blog discussing digital collaboration tools
Polling: not a new conceptInstructors have always asked students for feedbackOn the fly polling helps to: Modify lecture to meet student needs Check for understanding Check if students are grasping difficult concepts or formulas
Polling: as a teaching tool By polling, an instructor can:Resource Check forevaluation understanding KWL info gathering Collaboration Pre/post in class event (online or surveys f2f)
Polling: as a learning tool Students can administer their own pollsData for Groupstudent responsesresearch Promote positive performance Analyze and Improve synthesize writing data skills
Situation where polling would work for youFace to face classroom ideas?? Online format ideas??
Collaboration through Questing New ways to insure student collaboration Online scavenger hunts Web quest Directed notes Shared research New & prior knowledge Cooperation & collaboration
Questing for learning Learning could include collaboration, teamwork, research skillsIdentify roles for each participantSpell out essential group detailsClearly identify objective & search methodologyOutline acceptable resourcesDescribe end product plainly and base grades upon published rubric
Digital collaboration building blocksAdd digital collaboration to your classroom. . . . Digital Storytelling Digital Polling Digital Questing ALL LEAD TO MORE EFFECTIVE DIGITAL COLLABORATION