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  • Teach Tools Master

    1. 1. Tech Savvy <ul><li>NABT </li></ul><ul><li>Memphis, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Heyden, Education Consultant </li></ul>
    2. 2. Introductions Robin Heyden, Education Consultant Beverly Brown, Nazareth College Liz Dorland, Washington University
    3. 3. Raise your hand if...
    4. 4. Stand up if...
    5. 5. Today’s Path <ul><li>Who are you? </li></ul><ul><li>Framework for using technology </li></ul><ul><li>Whistle-stop tour </li></ul><ul><li>Small Groups (three with one rotation) </li></ul><ul><li>Wrap-up/Questions </li></ul>
    6. 6. one thing you’d like to do with technology that you’re not doing now...
    7. 7. What is Web 2.0? Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Ofoto Flickr Britannica online Wikipedia personal web sites blogging directories tagging look things up create, mash-up, broadcast
    8. 9. Why use technology? <ul><li>Meet students where they are </li></ul><ul><li>Supports inquiry-based/constructivist learning </li></ul><ul><li>Model appropriate behavior/skills </li></ul><ul><li>Create life-long learners </li></ul><ul><li>Provides new assessment tools </li></ul><ul><li>Learning over time and space </li></ul><ul><li>Saves you time </li></ul>
    9. 10. But also...
    10. 11. Teaching Tools Framework Content Connection Collaboration Conversation
    11. 12. Blogs
    12. 13. What is a blog? <ul><li>A journal to the world </li></ul><ul><li>Reverse chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>Commented on </li></ul><ul><li>Archived </li></ul>
    13. 18. What could you do with Blogs? <ul><li>Course blog (student scribes) </li></ul><ul><li>Student group blogs (study or projects) </li></ul><ul><li>Guest bloggers </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with parents </li></ul>
    14. 19. Live Broadcasts
    15. 20. What is a live broadcast? <ul><li>Real-time, synchronous events </li></ul><ul><li>Enliven your blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Participants pose questions, make comments </li></ul><ul><li>Archive for later </li></ul>
    16. 22. What can you do with live broadcasts? <ul><li>Tour a site for a future field study </li></ul><ul><li>Interview with an expert </li></ul><ul><li>Take them on a pre or a virtual field trip </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development for you </li></ul>
    17. 23. Wikis
    18. 24. What is a wiki? <ul><li>A collaborative web site created and edited by many </li></ul><ul><li>History is preserved </li></ul><ul><li>Highly searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Can be open or access-controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Best known example... </li></ul>
    19. 30. Text Liana T. Bulmer Liana Bulmer
    20. 31. What can you do with a wiki? <ul><li>Course wiki - students build as course proceeds </li></ul><ul><li>Student project - create a wiki on a particular topic </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative project with students at distant schools </li></ul>
    21. 32. Messaging and Chat
    22. 33. What is “chat”? <ul><li>An electronic conversation in real-time over the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Requires a software download - most often used: AIM, GoogleTalk, Yahoo, Meebo, Skype </li></ul>
    23. 36. What can you do with chat? <ul><li>Electronic office hours </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with parents </li></ul><ul><li>Hold class when you have to be away </li></ul><ul><li>Students talking to students </li></ul><ul><li>Homework help </li></ul><ul><li>You have a log of your conversations </li></ul>
    24. 37. Podcasts/Vodcasts
    25. 38. What are podcasts/ vodcasts? <ul><li>A series of audio or video files that are delivered over the internet for replay at a later (more convenient time) </li></ul><ul><li>Playback over your computer or a hand-held MP3 (or ipod) device </li></ul><ul><li>Think of it as on-demand audio and video </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast = audio/ Vodcast = video </li></ul>
    26. 39. Subscribe
    27. 41. Audacity Garageband
    28. 43. RSS Feeds
    29. 44. What can you do with podcasts and vodcasts? <ul><li>Student projects </li></ul><ul><li>Use as an anticipatory help on tough topics </li></ul><ul><li>Canned podcasts from credible sources </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment for a group project </li></ul><ul><li>Review/tutorial for absent students </li></ul><ul><li>Research tool </li></ul>
    30. 45. Organizing Your Goodies
    31. 46. Bookmarking
    32. 51. Other Fun Stuff
    33. 52. Google Earth
    34. 53. Voice Thread
    35. 54. Second Life
    36. 55. What is it? <ul><li>Internet-based virtual world </li></ul><ul><li>Earth-like place (“the grid”) </li></ul><ul><li>Simulated on an array of servers </li></ul><ul><li>User-generated content </li></ul><ul><li>Populated by avatars </li></ul>
    37. 60. Teach Skills
    38. 62. Small Groups #3 Learn About Second Life #1 How to Build and Use a Wiki #2 How to Build and Use Podcasts
    39. 63. Teaching Tools Framework Content Connection Collaboration Conversation
    40. 64. Congratulations! Now, where do you go from here? Now, where do you go from here? <ul><li>Teach Tools wiki www.teachtools.pbwiki.com </li></ul><ul><li>pbwiki summer camp </li></ul><ul><li>Talk with each other (get email addresses!) </li></ul><ul><li>Email us with questions [email_address] [email_address] [email_address] </li></ul>
    41. 65. Small Group Slides
    42. 66. Podcast/Vodcast <ul><li>Decide on topic </li></ul><ul><li>Decide audio or videocast </li></ul><ul><li>Write script </li></ul><ul><li>Record </li></ul><ul><li>Upload </li></ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul>
    43. 67. Create a Wiki <ul><li>Point your browser to www.pbwiki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Create a wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Create a page </li></ul>
    44. 68. Getting around <ul><li>Avatars - “residents” are the users of SL </li></ul><ul><li>Communication - text-based (local chat and IM) and voice option, profiles, groups </li></ul><ul><li>Moving - teleporting, walking, flying, landmarks and slurls </li></ul><ul><li>SL Time = Pacific Time Zone </li></ul>
    45. 69. What to do there? <ul><li>Build, create </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Experiences, simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Live broadcasts/telecasts </li></ul><ul><li>Sims built around novels and plays </li></ul><ul><li>Training, seminars, workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Buy/sell </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Performances, plays, concerts </li></ul>
    46. 70. How to start? <ul><li>Access is free </li></ul><ul><li>Go to www.secondlife.com , download the client software </li></ul><ul><li>Pick an avatar name, enter </li></ul>

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