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  • 1. Reading and Writing in Kentuckiana
  • 2. The Idea. . . In the fall of 2008, we had an idea to create a digital learning space: Accessible to Students Accessible to Young Adult Authors Accessible to Teaching Professionals. The idea became what is now RAW INK Online
  • 3.  Pitching the Idea to Real Kids in a Real Classroom
  • 4.  RAW INK Online: Adapting to “Brave New Options”
  • 5.  Expanding Beyond the Classroom: C.L.U.B INK
  • 6.   In the fall of 2009, we took the RAW INK Online Concept and Created CLUB (Collaborative Learning Utilizing Buddies) with a 5th grade classroom on the Silver Creek campus.  In the winter of 2009, we hosted our first RAW INK sponsored poetry reading in cooperation with our local IndieBound bookseller, Destinations Booksellers.  Working on plans for a Community Shared book with the Local Community Foundation of Southern Indiana hosted in part by RAW INK Online. #1: Creating Relevance by Expanding Beyond the Classroom
  • 7. Providing Input to the Local Newspapers Invited by columnist, Erin Keane, Mr. Hankins comments on Kelly Creagh’s new novel, set in Louisville, KY, Nevermore.
  • 8.  RAW INK: Incorporating Play
  • 9.   Book trailers allow students to really stretch out their creative/remix abilities.  Mitch Donahue created a game based on the first two chapters of James Patterson’s Maximum Ride using Little Big Planet. He was able to demo his game at Indiana University Southeast.  Jon, a Room 210 student created a book trailer for his short story, “Gods Among Men.” #2 Incorporating “Play”
  • 10.  #3: Varied Types of Collaboration
  • 11.  #4 Shared Authority
  • 12.  Shared Authority: The INK Board
  • 13.   RAW INK Online students read/interact with blogs from authors and other students.  Our regular chats with authors is a popular feature. This year’s chats have been with: Chris Crutcher, Kimberly Willis Holt, and Vordak the Incomprehensible (Scott Seegert).  Skype chats this year include: Riley Carney and Tom Angleberger.  Tyler and Jin (RAW INK Managers) were part of EdTechTalk in February. #5: Incorporation of Multi-Modal Communication
  • 14.  #6: Critical Awareness of Technology
  • 15.  Our Reading/Literacy Community
  • 16. From the Digital Learning Space Back to the Classroom After our students read The Art of Racing in the Rain, we were able to enjoy a Skype interaction with the author, Garth Stein.
  • 17. Garth Stein and Our AP English Language and Composition Students
  • 18.  Students Interact with Our RAW INK Online Authors
  • 19.  From Purposeful Networking to Nurturing Partnerships
  • 20.  From the Author’s Lair to the Author’s Chair Jessica Leader (Nice and Mean 2010) Read Across America Day 2010
  • 21.  Reconnecting with Old Friends via the Digital Learning Space Jonathan Rand (American Chillers Series) Christopher Knight Talks about the Writing Craft- March 2010
  • 22. What It Looks Like Room 210 students created this “Floor Storm” (Wilhelm 2006) for the first part of Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak. We posted this to RAW INK Online and Facebook, where this project elicited a powerful response from Laurie, herself.
  • 23. What It Looks Like Our Room 210 students enjoy: Access to Titles Access to Digital Learning Space Access to Authors
  • 24. What It Looks Like After a book talk in class on the previous day, Abbie comes back to class with that title on her Sony E-Reader.
  • 25. What It Looks Like Students in Room 210 enjoy many of the popular YA titles months in advance of their release. Here, Chris reads from a signed copy of Dirty Little Secrets by C. J. Omololu.
  • 26. What It Looks Like Emily used the web-based, to create this collage inspired by the #SpeakLoudly campaign.
  • 27. What It Looks Like Hannah Bigler, a Room 210 student this year is among the first American teens to read Veronica Roth’s Divergent, a book that does not release until May 2011.
  • 28. What It Looks Like Hannah Sheffield made a contact to Brad Cohen, author of Front of the Class after being inspired by his film. Here Hannah stand with Brad before his keynote address at Bradley University.
  • 29. Where to Find More Follow/Friend Mr. Hankins: Twitter: @PaulWHankins Facebook: PaulWHankins Email: RAW (Please reference presentation in your profile information)