1. Web 2.0 for Educators <ul><li>Dr. Richard J. Voltz </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Director </li></ul><ul><li>Illinois Association of School Administrators </li></ul>
5. Change is here...
13. Mooresville, NC Trip
14. IASA Podcasts on Mooresville at http://bit.ly/Mooresville http://bit.ly/Mooresville http://bit.ly/Mooresville
15. Marzano Study <ul><li>Evaluation Study of the Effects of Promethean ActivClassroom on Student Achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Results clearly show that technology … makes a positive impact on learning </li></ul><ul><li>Content, and knowing what you're trying to teach, is key. </li></ul>
17. Mooresville Statistics <ul><li>From 38 to 8 in student achievement in two years after 1:1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May be number 1 this year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased suspensions </li></ul><ul><li>All 34 sub-categories meet NCLB except 1 </li></ul>
18. Yes and... If my school had a 1:1 program ... If my school had a 1:1 program ...
19. Yes but... If my school looked like the previous pictures ... If my school looked like the previous pictures ...
20. Is the Internet a good or a bad thing?
22. What do you want to learn from this workshop?
23. Review Answers to Google Forms
24. Google Docs
28. Have you had this discussion yet in your district or school?
29. What should the classroom of tomorrow look like?
44. Will paper copy library books ever be replaced with digital books?
55. At Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, a select group of freshmen received Kindles, an online book reader, instead of the textbooks.
56. Reading on the Kindle will get students to read books independently, but it is also all-inclusive and boosts their reading and critical thinking skills regardless of reading level, said Deanna Isley.
58. Virtual Schools
62. http://www.khanacademy.org /
78. How young professionals say they learn.
80. “ I can look it up on-line, find an expert and then collaborate with that person on a solution.”
83. Change is difficult…make it fun
86. Topic + Students + Creativity = Learning
89. Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow
91. What technology do you think students want in the classroom today?
92. Technology kids want in their classrooms... <ul><li>Laptops </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Phone </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Graphing Calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Nintendo NS </li></ul><ul><li>Video Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Drive </li></ul>
94. Bus Discipline... There is an app for that There is an app for that
97. Socialnomics <ul><li>Over half the world's population is under 30 years old </li></ul><ul><li>96% of Millennials have joined a social network </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook tops Google for weekly traffic in the US </li></ul><ul><li>1 out of 8 couples in the US met via social media </li></ul><ul><li>80% of companies use social media for recruitment (and 95% of that percentage use LinkedIn ) </li></ul><ul><li> Ashton Kutcher and Britney Spears have more Twitter followers than the entire populations of Sweden, Israel, Switzerland, Ireland, Norway and Panama combined - 4.8 million each </li></ul><ul><li>50% of mobile internet traffic in the UK is for Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>78% of Wikipedia content is in languages other than English </li></ul><ul><li>25% of search results for the world's top 20 largest brands are links to user-generated content </li></ul><ul><li>90% of people skips ads via TiVo / DVR </li></ul>
99. Think-Pair-Share What implications does the information in this video have to do with education? What implications does the information in this video have to do with education?
101. Is this your school?
102. Would you like your school to look like this?
103. Improving literacy with iPod touch
105. Morning announcements with iPod touch
107. If a blind student can be taught to compete in HS athletics...adults can be taught to use technology in the classroom
109. Let’s Learn Twitter
110. http://twitter.com /
111. http://bit.ly /
115. Blogger: Anne Peoples , University of Ulster <ul><li>Helene Blowers has identified the new Digital Divide ( Reality Check 2.010 ), as one between those with the skills to find and use information and those without. Among some of the skills she highlights are: </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing how to “think” about search </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing how to validate soft information </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing how to get information to travel to you instead of chasing it </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing where to find information in new “hot” channel </li></ul>
116. Google MagicFill and LookUp Function
119. Do students learn different today, should educators change?
123. Do you think students can multi-task? Adults?
130. Five K-12 Technology Trends for 2010 by Bridget McCrea THE journal 12/10/09 <ul><li>eBooks will continue to proliferate </li></ul><ul><li>Netbook functionality will grow </li></ul><ul><li>More teachers will use interactive whiteboards </li></ul><ul><li>Personal devices will infiltrate the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Technology will enable tailored curriculum </li></ul>
131. Ustream video with your iPhone
133. What do teachers and schools need to do to stay in front in this race toward 21st Century learning?
134. Think, Pair, Share
135. Get infrastructure in place
136. Have a plan
137. If public education spends $ on technology then we cannot still teach the same. still teach the same.
139. Train Teachers
140. What is the best way to train teachers?
141. RV Idea
142. More RV Ideas...
143. Technology costs, where can you save?
144. Try new teaching strategies
146. Mathtrain-1.TV Probability with Ben and Jerry
148. Tutorial Team: Students and teachers can use Jing to Create Screencasts
151. Teachers can make screenshot tutorials
153. Teachers can record lessons <ul><li>Put on web site </li></ul><ul><li>Absent students can view </li></ul><ul><li>Students on homebound instruction can view </li></ul><ul><li>Students who need to view and hear for further understanding can view </li></ul><ul><li>When teacher is absent, real teacher is actually teaching </li></ul>
154. Record Lecture Using ProfCast Save to GarageBand Embed in iWeb Upload to WebPage
155. Jing for grading...
157. Determine what works for you...
158. Remedial Software
159. Response generators
162. All of this is why we need to organize teachers into Professional Learning Communities
163. What I’d Buy Instead of an Interactive Whiteboard by Bill Ferriter, The Tempered Radical <ul><li>Give me $5,000-$6,000 to spend on a middle school classroom with 25 students and I’ll buy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Netbook Computers Cost: $1,250 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Give me one netbook for every 5 kids in my classroom and I can create instant workstations for groups. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 YEARS of VoiceThread for my Students Cost: $300 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>With little digital skill, kids of all ages can interact in Socratic style conversations on school related topics with one another both in and out of school. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 YEARS of Brainpop Access for my Classroom Cost: $731 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brainpop is a service that creates short (3-5 minute) animated videos on topics across the curriculum. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 YEARS of Access to Poll Everywhere Cost: $645 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What makes Poll Everywhere—an online application that allows teachers to create and deliver quick surveys—unique is that students can respond to surveys via text message from their cell phones, making the need for student responders obsolete in most middle school classrooms considering the number of students carrying cell phones to school each day. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Mid-Range Data Projector Cost: $595 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total = $3,521 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camtasia Screencasting Software Cost: $179 </li></ul></ul>
164. Students need to be more involved in their own learning
166. As an educator what concerns you about 21st Century Learning?
167. Whose world are we preparing students for ? What kind of work will they do ? What skills will they need ?
168. Why a Digital Conversion? <ul><li>Close the Digital Divide </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>21st Century Readiness (Half the jobs today require technology skills, expected to be 77% in the next decade - Bureau of Labor Statistics) </li></ul><ul><li>Real World Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Improving Academic Achievement </li></ul>
169. New Views of Learning <ul><li>. . . from traditional student learning rote memory of predetermined facts disseminated by teachers </li></ul><ul><li>. . . to cognitive science students construct meaning by making connections with prior knowledge through language </li></ul>
170. Formula: Number of Proficient Test Scores on Reading Grades 3-8, Math Grades 3-8, and EOCs divided by the total number of tests taken in school year 2008-09. Mooresville Graded School District 305 N. Main Street Mooresville, North Carolina 28115 704.658.2530 704.663.3005 fax MGSD Ranked 8th in State District Percent Proficient using EOG Reading and Math; EOC Per Pupil Expenditure 1 Chapel Hill Carrboro 88% $10,579.00 2 Polk County 85% $10,449.00 3 Carteret County 83% $9,272.00 4 Transylvania County 83% $8,860.00 5 Watauga County 82% $8,305.00 6 Union County 82% $7,739.00 7 Camden County 81.9% $8,742.00 8 MGSD 81.8% $7,902.00 9 Yancey County 81.6% $9,417.00 10 Dare County 81.6% $11,011.00
172. Video Conferencing <ul><li>Connect with experts </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Working Together </li></ul><ul><li>Accessing previously unavailable courses </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching the teachers </li></ul>
174. The single most important factor in a student's achievement is the quality of his or her teacher. Reports by: The National Council on Teacher Quality (&quot;Increasing the Odds,&quot; 2005) and The New Teacher Project (&quot;The Widget Effect,&quot; 2009)
175. Web 2.0 Enables Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers by Nik Peachey
176. Socialization – Through socialization our students can use the language and skills they are learning to build networks and develop relationships with real people. Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers by Nik Peachey
177. Collaboration – They can work together with others to construct and share real knowledge. Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers by Nik Peachey
178. Creativity – They can create genuine products, in a wide range and combination of media to high standards, that will have a real audience. Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers by Nik Peachey
179. Authenticity – The tasks and activities they do and the people they communicate with to do them are real and motivating. Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers by Nik Peachey
180. Sharing – They can share what they create and learn from each other. Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers by Nik Peachey
181. Classroom Applications Google Screencasting
183. Google Docs to Prepare Tests
187. Google Teacher Example
192. Under $200 (Netbook & Linux)
201. A Classroom Today
202. Scribes Team: Have students use Google Docs to take class notes
205. Research team: Use Google and AltaVista for students to do research
210. Curriculum Team: Have Students Make Video and Audio Podcasts
211. YouTube <ul><li>Started in February 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Bought by Google in November 2006 for $1.65M </li></ul><ul><li>Already has more content than TV and TV started in 1940’s. </li></ul><ul><li>If TV played 24/7 since inception, YouTube still has more content. </li></ul>
213. Digital Education The Hollywood Treatment at NECC
216. Tortoise Run
218. Educational Videos by Developer of Wikipedia
219. Teachers and Students can make their own web pages using Ning, Wiki, WordPress, and others
229. Global team: Teachers can use e-pals and Skype to connect to others all over the world.
231. Teachers can use Skype In their classrooms
232. 3 Ways, Other Than Skype, to Bring Experts Into Class
238. How does digital text (hypertext) change education?
241. YouTube - Hudson Flight 1549 HD Animation with audio for US Airways Water Landing-1
245. How open should the Internet be for teachers?
246. How open should the Internet be for students?
247. Social Networking in School
248. NSBA Survey (July 2007) <ul><li>52% of schools prohibit social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Problem is student safety on-line </li></ul><ul><li>List of Educational Networking sites at http://www.educationalnetworking.com/List+of+Networks </li></ul>http://thejournal.com/articles/2009/09/16/social-networking-in-schools-incentives-for-participation.aspx
249. Inspiring Idea
251. Start Your Own Blog
252. Read Blogs <ul><li>Look for blogs written by people who share your interest </li></ul><ul><li>Who do these bloggers follow? </li></ul><ul><li>Who comments to these blogs? </li></ul><ul><li>Comment to the blog yourself </li></ul>
253. Blogs to Read Superintendent Principal News & Content Technology Kent Bugg Principals Page – The Blog TED Talks Dangerously Irrelevant Scott Kuffel The Principal and Interest TWIT Free Tech for Teachers Don White Practical Principals Podcast Mashable 2 Cents Worth
254. Start an audio Podcast and update regularly For students For parents