NCompass Live: Learning4Life: AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner


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Learn how to use Web 2.0 tools and other technologies to differentiate instruction while addressing the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Learning4Life standards of collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving. Open source applications such as Xtranormal, Juxio, Prezi, and Make Beliefs Comix will be demonstrated. Samples of student projects using these technologies will also be presented along with ways to integrate into the curriculum. Presenters: Judy Henning, Kearney Public Schools and Dr. Sherry Crow, UNK.
NCompass Live - February 8, 2012.

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  • Two dimensional matrix bar codes
    Can hold up to 4000 characters
    Developed by Toyota in 1994 to track and inventory their cars
    Can be any color that is readable (QR has a range of colors, but does not include white.
    Success depends on capability of the handheld device that reads it.
  • Demo with green QR code.
  • Demo making a QR code with UNK’s email address.
  • NCompass Live: Learning4Life: AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner

    1. 1. UseWeb 2.0 tools and other technologies to differentiate instruction while addressing the Learning4LifeAASL 21st Century Learning standards. NCompass Live February 8, 2012
    2. 2.  Dr. Sherry Crow ▪ University of Nebraska at Kearney Assistant Professor School of Library Science/Educational Media ▪ Nebraska Library Commissioner ▪ NEMA Board Member  Judy Henning ▪ Kearney Public Schools Director of School Library/Media Services ▪ Kearney High School Librarian/Media Specialist ▪ NEMA Learning4LifeCoach
    3. 3.  Wallwisher:
    4. 4.  History  Benjamin Bloom (1913-1999) ▪ Educational psychologist ▪ Get beyond the knowledge and understanding base to the higher levels of thinking. ▪ Individualized instruction is differentiated instruction. Bloom’sTaxonomy
    5. 5.  Schools are no longer judged by what is put into the educational system, but by the output in the form of. . . STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT!  Instruction that is available in a variety of learning styles reaches more students and increases learning.
    6. 6.  Through educational technology, educators can design lessons that are engaging for the visual, audio, and kinesthetic learning styles so all students can learn. . . But technology is only a tool in the educational process.
    7. 7. Superheroes: 21st Century Learning & Learning 4 Life
    8. 8.  Differentiate Instruction with Show Me
    9. 9.  What are QR codes?  How do you open them?  How do you create them?  Educational uses for QR codes
    10. 10.  QR stands for:  Quite Reasonable  Questions Raised  Quick Response  Queensland Rail
    11. 11.  Needs a device that scans them into an app that can read them.  Most smartphones  QR Reader app (usually free; download from app store)  Can be used with a scanner to a computer with loaded software.
    12. 12.  Go to a QR code generator   Follow directions
    13. 13.  Website with lots of applications:  Pennsylvania school doing lots of QR Code use: (by Laura Jacobs and Allison Burke, McGuffey School District, Permission for showing this video has been granted)  Ease of use for young students: &feature=related (Recorded on March 29, 2011 using a FlipVideo camera. Permission for showing this video has been granted)
    14. 14.  Kearney High School scavenger hunt in celebration of 2011TechnologyWeek:
    15. 15.  When differentiating instruction, allow students the CHOICE of whichWeb 2.0 tools to use.  UseTechTacToe Choice Board of secondary open source application.
    16. 16.  Wallwisher:  Prezi:  Xtranormal:  Poll Everywhere:  Survey Monkey:
    17. 17.  Educators can apply for a FREE Animoto account with unlimited usage, which includes 50 licenses for the teacher’s students.  Eighth grade student project using the free Animoto account to present a 30 sec. presentation on the American CivilWar:
    18. 18.
    19. 19. El padre La madre El hermano Yo El abuel o La abuela El abuelo La abuela La tía El tío El primo El primo La prima La prima La prima La prima El tío La tía La tía La tía La tía El tíoEl tío El primo El primoEl primo La prima La prima La prima Sample My Heritage
    20. 20. UseWeb 2.0Tools to advocate for school libraries. Instead of giving your School Board a print copy of your annual library usage statistics, use Animoto to provide this information and advocate for your profession.
    21. 21.  Wallwisher: OR Email: Judy Henning Sherry Crow