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As requested, this is the powerpoint version of my presentation from the recent eAssessment Scotland conference.

As requested, this is the powerpoint version of my presentation from the recent eAssessment Scotland conference.

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  • Neil Winton. I thought I’d start by taking 4 slides to tell you my story...[CLICK]
  • 1963 - Learning to walk...[CLICK]
  • 1964 - running... [CLICK]
  • 1990 - I learned how to teach… [CLICK]
  • And as of 2007, I’d finally begun to learn how to learn.... So, what am I going to talk about today?[CLICK]
  • [CLICK] for NAME to appear! Isocrates — not to be confused with Socrates — complained about how poor the youth of his day were... somethings never change... [CLICK]
  • The yoof of today know nuffink!
  • Andrea Lunsford isn't so sure. Lunsford is a professor of writing and rhetoric at Stanford University, where she has organized a mammoth project called the Stanford Study of Writing to scrutinize college students' prose. From 2001 to 2006, she collected 14,672 student writing samples—everything from in-class assignments, formal essays, and journal entries to emails, blog posts, and chat sessions. Her conclusions are stirring.
  • So... What has lead us to this stage? [CLICK]
  • 1700 Generations ago, start of language. 300 Generations ago — Writing 35 Generations ago — Printing... but what does this look like?
  • 1700 Generations ago, start of language. 300 Generations ago — Writing 35 Generations ago — Printing... but what does this look like?
  • We live in EXPONENTIAL times… the development of the internet and technology has proceeded at a much faster pace than we can possibly hope to keep up with... but our pupils do. [CLICK]
  • A quick illustration of the difference between Web1.0 and Web2.0... [CLICK]
  • In Web1.0, the majority of a teacher’s information comes from ONE WAY sources... [CLICK]
  • Web2.0 on the other hand... [CLICK]
  • NB: We’re getting better with our consultation on Curriculum for Excellence...
  • So... AT LAST... I hear you cry! WIKIS! [CLICK]
  • What a wiki is... [CLICK]
  • Wikipedia is as good and as accurate as YOU make it. Colleague on course: “It’s inaccurate!” — So FIX IT! Incidentally, in an independent study carried out by Wired, they found comparable inaccuracies in Encyclopedia Britannica... but of course, WE can’t edit Britannica...
  • Cube Rotation to the footnotes! [CLICK]
  • CAVES OF MULL — A text based adventure from Eng. Matters that we turned into a ‘Choose your own adventure’ game...
  • As a support site for A Midsummer Night’s Dream... [ONLINE!]
  • As a support site fro A Midsummer Night’s Dream... [ONLINE!]
  • As a support site for A Midsummer Night’s Dream... [ONLINE!]
  • A word of warning... there are many who would thwart your use of Web2.0 tools to enhance what and how you are teaching... and how your pupils are learning...
  • Isn’t this what pupils do when they use a proxy to bypass a school filter?
  • The Web2.0 / Social networking phenomenon is growing exponentially as well...
  • I won’t insult you by using the trite: “...because the ‘kids’ are using them...”
  • Finally, a quick prayer to the Gods of Wiki!
  • The all important © Notice!

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  • wikis webs & writing s N eil Winton 2009
  • neil winton pt english @ perth academy perth & kinross council glow mentor blogger/twitter/flickr http://slideshare.net/nwinton twitter hashtag: #eas09
  • i learned how to walk...
    • 1963
  • i learned how to run...
    • 1964
  • i learned how to teach...
    • 1990
  • i’m learning how to learn...
    • 2007...
  • writing education should help us survive and succeed in society... Isocrates (436—338 B.C.) |ˈrīti ng | |ˈraɪdɪŋ| |ˈrʌɪtɪŋ|
  • writing I became alarmed at the inability of my students to write a clear English sentence… almost invariably, the syntax (and everything else) fell apart… Stanley Fish: Davidson-Kahn Distinguished University Professor, Florida International University |ˈrīti ng | |ˈraɪdɪŋ| |ˈrʌɪtɪŋ|
  • writing I think we’re in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven’t seen since Greek civilization… … young people today write far more than any generation before them. Andrea Lundsford : Stanford Study of Writing, 2008 |ˈrīti ng | |ˈraɪdɪŋ| |ˈrʌɪtɪŋ|
  • writing the average number of people that read a pupil’s writing… |ˈrīti ng | |ˈraɪdɪŋ| |ˈrʌɪtɪŋ| 1
  • writing … unless the pupil is especially conscientious… |ˈrīti ng | |ˈraɪdɪŋ| |ˈrʌɪtɪŋ| 2
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  • 1700 generations ago, modern man emerges and starts developing language 1700 generations ago, modern man emerges and starts developing language 300 generations ago writing is developed 35 generations ago printing is developed
  • 1700 generations ago, modern man emerges and starts developing language                                  35 generations ago printing is developed 300 generations ago writing is developed 2000 Always on web 1985 PC / networking 1970 Fax / electronics 1955 Television / Mass Media 1940 Radio / Talking Films 1925 Telephone / Silent Films 1910 Telegraph / Photography
  • i can haz cheezburger plz?         2000 Always on web 1985 PC / networking 1970 Fax / electronics 1955 Television / Mass Media 1940 Radio / Talking Films 1925 Telephone / Silent Films 1910 Telegraph / Photography
  • the read only or static web web1.0
  • Alec Couros Image:
  • the read <-> write web web2.0
  • Alec Couros Image:
  • wikis
  • hawaiian for ‘hurray/quick’
    • communal websites
    • easy to use
    • edited by many people
    • open source
    wikis
  •  
  • Is Wikipedia the greatest threat to civilization since Ghengis Khan? (Mindset ©1890, The Daily Mail) nope
  • wikipedia
  • wikipedia
  • wikipedia images © Rob Matthews. Used with kind permission. http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/ wikipedia/
  • images © Rob Matthews. Used with kind permission. http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/ wikipedia/ wikipedia
  • wikipedia
  • wikipedia
  • wikipedia
  • literacy Literacy is the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and in learning, through the different forms of language, and the range of texts which society values and finds useful. Literacy and English cover paper 2008 |ˈlɪt(ə)rəsi| Definition of Literacy
  • literacy No it’s not. It’s about how to read and write... |ˈlɪt(ə)rəsi| Definition of Literacy Keir Bloomer, quoted in his wife’s blog http://www.jacquetta.net/2009/07/new_school_curriculum_complete_1.html
    • focus
    • audience
    • ease
    • anytime
    • cooperation
    • audience
    why wiki?
  • why wiki?
    • audience
    • the wiki became a very positive factor because:
    • it was real
    • the wiki as a whole was more important than any one page
    • it was fun
    • it encouraged independent as well as cooperative writing
    • did I mention it was fun ?
  • which wiki?
  •  
  • using wikis
  • successful learners with: • enthusiasm and motivation for learning • determination to reach high standards of achievement • openness to new thinking and ideas and able to: • use literacy, communication and numeracy skills • use technology for learning • think creatively and independently • learn independently and as part of a group • make reasoned evaluations • link and apply different kinds of learning in new situations responsible citizens with: • respect for others • commitment to participate responsibly in political, economic, social and cultural life and able to: • develop knowledge and understanding of the world and Scotland’s place in it • use technology for learning • understand different beliefs and cultures • make informed choices and decisions • evaluate environmental, scientific and technological issues • develop informed, ethical views of complex issues confident individuals with: • self-respect • a sense of physical, mental and emotional well-being • secure values and beliefs • ambition and able to: • relate to others and manage themselves • pursue a healthy and active lifestyle • be self-aware • develop and communicate their own beliefs and view of the world • live as independently as they can • assess risk and make informed decisions • achieve success in different areas of activity effective contributors with: • an enterprising attitude • resilience • self reliance and able to: • communicate in different ways and in different settings • work in partnership and in teams • take the initiative and lead • apply critical thinking in new contexts • create and develop • solve problems To enable all young people to become
  • caves of mull
  • midsummer night’s dream
  • midsummer night’s dream
  • examples
  • caves of mull
  • caves of mull
  • going live <slick move to the internet> http://thecavesofmull.wikispaces.com </slick move to internet>
  • urls http://thecavesofmull.wikispaces.com http://midsummerdreaming.wikispaces. com http://cawdor.wikispaces.com http ://deadlycaves.wikispaces.com http://stj amesprimarypaisley.wikispace s.com
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    • successful learners
          • use technology for learning
    • responsible citizens
          • make informed choices and decisions
    • confident individuals
        • assess risk and make informed decisions
    • effective contributors
        • solve problems
    mixed messages
  •  
  • social exams This is Sparta...
  • why wiki? engages pupils enhances learning encourages literacy
  • G o o g l e CLASSIC PLACE STAMP HERE SEND YOUR QUERY TO: GOOGLE INC., 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043, UNITED STATES PLEASE ALLOW 30 DAYS FOR SEARCH RESULTS wikis in K-12 education QUERY:
    • IMAGES
    • NEWS
    • VIDEO
    • MAPS
    • OTHER
  • wikis … grant me the serenity to accept the pages I cannot edit, The courage to edit the pages I can, And the wisdom to know the difference http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm04/ermo452.asp
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  • images http://www.scaryideas.com/print/3426/ http://tinyurl.com/aa9dea http://www.fotocomedia.com/artigos/Vuuuushhhh.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wikipedia-logo-en-big.png http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832659/ images © 2007 Vlad Gerasimov. Used by arrangement. http://www.vladstudio.com/wallpaper/?trafficlights http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832591/ Personal scans http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/acme/443727416/ images © 2009 Rob Matthews. Used by arrangement. http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia http://www.apple.com/pr http://wikispaces.com http://www.wetpaint.com / http://pbwiki.com / http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki Although every effort has been made to trace and contact copyright holders before use, this has not been possible in every case. If notified, I will be pleased to rectify any errors and omissions at the earliest possible opportunity.