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Seeing the Thinking Behind
the Writing
Patrick Higgins, Jr.
Schedule
9:00-10:00 Setting the Stage:

10:00-11:00 Authentic Spaces to build
confidence and gain audience

11:00-11:30 Goo...
http://
todaysmeet.com/
 camdenwriting1
Site for Today with Resources




 https://sites.google.com/site/
writingandthinkingcamden/home
“The first object of any act
of learning, over and beyond
the pleasure it may give, is
that it should serve us in the
futur...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dno1967/3296369980/in/faves-14579369@N04/
Like Oxygen: Ubiquitous, Invisible,
           Necessary



                   http://www.flickr.com/photos/dno1967/3296369...
Trust Me, Trust You, Trust Them
                    http://www.flickr.com/photos/41894165897@N01/288090300/
What writing do you do in your daily
               lives?
What writing do you do in your daily
               lives?

       Where do you do it?
What writing do you do in your daily
               lives?

       Where do you do it?

        Why do you do it?
A Literacy Revolution
                  http://www.flickr.com/photos/photograham/311323441/sizes/l/
“...we're in the midst of a
literacy revolution the
likes of which we haven't
seen since Greek
civilization,"
         --P...
What's the point of asking
   learners to write? What's the
endgame? Is there one? Should
                       there be?
42 Eyes
What writing do you do in your daily
               lives?
What writing do you do in your daily
               lives?

       Where do you do it?
What writing do you do in your daily
               lives?

       Where do you do it?

        Why do you do it?
Why do we give
 feedback?

     http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenpoff/3091258409/in/photostream/
How do we give
  feedback?

     http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenpoff/3091258409/in/photostream/
Does it have to look like this?
                    http://www.flickr.com/photos/nics_events/2349632625/
Essential
Questions
How can we both
  develop student
confidence as writers
and give them timely
    and effective
     feedback?
What formats are the
most fitting for student
   writing styles?
Which technologies fit
  well into my idea/
purpose behind getting
  students to write?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/2966535155/in/faves-14579369@N04/
Things we analyzed


           http://www.flickr.com/photos/puntodevista/112911490/in/faves-14579369@N04/
Transfer
  wasn’t
happening
Analysis,
 Synthesis,
and Creation
Writing with
   voice
An expanding
 definition of
   literacy
Literacy...




http://www.flickr.com/photos/dr_television/3812964711/in/faves-14579369@N04/
Allowed us to provide
students with access
to skills that Colleges
   are clamoring for.
Kill the Mothership
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jongorr/203440092/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/superkimbo/3318904030/
34 Gigabytes
Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointofdesign/2371903317/
x4




Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointofdesign/2371903317/
Codes
Codes
Codes
traditional?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/austinevan/1225274637/
New?


http://www.flickr.com/photos/penmachine/98352836/
Authentic Writing
    Spaces
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  1. 1. Seeing the Thinking Behind the Writing Patrick Higgins, Jr.
  2. 2. Schedule 9:00-10:00 Setting the Stage: 10:00-11:00 Authentic Spaces to build confidence and gain audience 11:00-11:30 Google Account Setup and Play 11:30-11:50 Break 11:50-12:00 Questions and comments 12:00-1:00 Immersive work in Google 12:30-1:00 Finishing up
  3. 3. http:// todaysmeet.com/ camdenwriting1
  4. 4. Site for Today with Resources https://sites.google.com/site/ writingandthinkingcamden/home
  5. 5. “The first object of any act of learning, over and beyond the pleasure it may give, is that it should serve us in the future.... In essence, it consists in learning initially not a skill but a general idea which can then be used as a basis for recognizing subsequent problems.... Bruner, Process of Education p. 17 http://www.flickr.com/photos/lovehate/3061895133/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dno1967/3296369980/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  7. 7. Like Oxygen: Ubiquitous, Invisible, Necessary http://www.flickr.com/photos/dno1967/3296369980/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  8. 8. Trust Me, Trust You, Trust Them http://www.flickr.com/photos/41894165897@N01/288090300/
  9. 9. What writing do you do in your daily lives?
  10. 10. What writing do you do in your daily lives? Where do you do it?
  11. 11. What writing do you do in your daily lives? Where do you do it? Why do you do it?
  12. 12. A Literacy Revolution http://www.flickr.com/photos/photograham/311323441/sizes/l/
  13. 13. “...we're in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven't seen since Greek civilization," --Prof. Andrea Lunsford, Stanford University
  14. 14. What's the point of asking learners to write? What's the endgame? Is there one? Should there be?
  15. 15. 42 Eyes
  16. 16. What writing do you do in your daily lives?
  17. 17. What writing do you do in your daily lives? Where do you do it?
  18. 18. What writing do you do in your daily lives? Where do you do it? Why do you do it?
  19. 19. Why do we give feedback? http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenpoff/3091258409/in/photostream/
  20. 20. How do we give feedback? http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenpoff/3091258409/in/photostream/
  21. 21. Does it have to look like this? http://www.flickr.com/photos/nics_events/2349632625/
  22. 22. Essential Questions
  23. 23. How can we both develop student confidence as writers and give them timely and effective feedback?
  24. 24. What formats are the most fitting for student writing styles?
  25. 25. Which technologies fit well into my idea/ purpose behind getting students to write?
  26. 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/2966535155/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  27. 27. Things we analyzed http://www.flickr.com/photos/puntodevista/112911490/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  28. 28. Transfer wasn’t happening
  29. 29. Analysis, Synthesis, and Creation
  30. 30. Writing with voice
  31. 31. An expanding definition of literacy
  32. 32. Literacy... http://www.flickr.com/photos/dr_television/3812964711/in/faves-14579369@N04/
  33. 33. Allowed us to provide students with access to skills that Colleges are clamoring for.
  34. 34. Kill the Mothership http://www.flickr.com/photos/jongorr/203440092/
  35. 35. http://www.flickr.com/photos/superkimbo/3318904030/
  36. 36. 34 Gigabytes
  37. 37. Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointofdesign/2371903317/
  38. 38. x4 Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointofdesign/2371903317/
  39. 39. Codes
  40. 40. Codes
  41. 41. Codes
  42. 42. traditional? http://www.flickr.com/photos/austinevan/1225274637/
  43. 43. New? http://www.flickr.com/photos/penmachine/98352836/
  44. 44. Authentic Writing Spaces
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