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SWAP presentation for MNPS Teacher Inservice Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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  1. 1. Scott Merrick scottmerrickdotnet MNPS SWAP October 19, Martin Center
  2. 2. What do you want to learn today? microblogging? Google Apps? Ning? social bookmarking? whiteboards? chat? screencasting? Glogster? Plurk? YouTube? Flickr? RSS? VOIP? what...?
  3. 3. Probable Schedule 8:30 to 8:45 – Introductions and “On Task Distraction” backchat setup http://chatterous.com/web20forus/ 8:45 to 9:00 -- Sir Ken Robinson: Why Education Kills Divergent Learning Skills 9 to 10:30 - Build your PLN with Web 2.0 tools (Twitter, Facebook, and such) 10:30 to 10:45 - Bio-break 10:45 to 11:30 - Navigate the ReadWriteWeb (Blogs, wikis, and more) 11:30 to 12:45 - Lunch on your own 12:45 to 2:00 Online Webinar, Learning in Today’s World: Blending the Best of Formal and Social Approaches--Implementing the New Blended Model 2:00 to 2:15 Bio-break 2:15 to 3:15 - Virtual Worlds—3D Immersive Environments (Second Life, OpenSimulator, and beyond) 3:15-3:30 - Wrap up: “Where to from here?”
  4. 4. Web 2.0 for US--Nurture Your PLN! Scott Merrick scottmerrickdotnet MNPS SWAP
  5. 5. Common Foundations: Our schools are what they should be. Preserving traditional schools = Serving students responsibly. Technological tools are available that were available so a single decade ago. We understand and make best use of these new tools in our teaching practice and in our own learning? scottmerrickdotnet Do you agree or disagree?
  6. 6. New Tools are for: Collaboration Community Creativity Communication allinthecloud scottmerrickdotnet
  7. 7. Incorporating New Tools: Steps to build your PLN: scottmerrickdotnet
  8. 8. Try this: Begin with Twitter Educators on Twitter Googledoc Twitter4Teachers and, of course, Twitter! scottmerrickdotnet
  9. 9. Try this: “Educize”your Facebook Read “Establishing a PLN on Fb” Look at “Best Practices for Educators Using Facebook” Read “Social Media in Education: The Power of F scottmerrickdotnet
  10. 10. Are your charges “students” or are they “learners?” (David Warlick’s blog post on the topic) An important ?: scottmerrickdotnet
  11. 11. Web 2.0 for US--The ReadWrite Web! Scott Merrick scottmerrickdotnet MNPS SWAP
  12. 12. Common Foundations: Blogs are in my radar for my own personal learning. I am interested in keeping up with the global dialog about learning and teaching. Blogs are dead. Long live the Blog. Blogging is a waste of my time. Who cares what I think? Do you agree or disagree? scottmerrickdotnet
  13. 13. New Tools: Collaboration Community Creativity Communication allinthecloud scottmerrickdotnet
  14. 14. Blogs in Plain English scottmerrickdotnet
  15. 15. Incorporating New Tools: Steps to build your Blogging Know-how: scottmerrickdotnet
  16. 16. Try these: Blogger.com Blog posts at Classroom20.com (48,801 members) Huffpost Education The Bloggers Hut in Second Life (requires override) The ReadWriteWeb scottmerrickdotnet
  17. 17. Web 2.0 for US--Virtual Worlds! Scott Merrick scottmerrickdotnet MNPS SWAP scottmerrickdotnet
  18. 18. Common Foundations: I hardly have time for my “first life.” Why would I want a Second Life? Immersion is for a bath or a swimming pool, not for a classroom. I can’t get to these things in my school. I get it. I don’t get it. Do you agree or disagree? scottmerrickdotnet
  19. 19. New Tools are for: Collaboration Community Creativity Communication allinthecloud scottmerrickdotnet
  20. 20. Incorporating New Tools: Steps toward your 3D immersive experience: scottmerrickdotnet
  21. 21. Try these: Second Life Virtual Environments Education Videos Open Simulator ReactionGrid VenueGen scottmerrickdotnet
  22. 22. and these: KZero Q3 slideshow ISTE Special Interest Group for Virtual Environments (SIGVE) SIGVE walkthrough at ISTE 2010 in Denver, CO scottmerrickdotnet
  23. 23. What have YOU learned today? microblogging? Google Apps? Ning? social bookmarking? whiteboards? chat? screencasting? Glogster? Plurk? YouTube? Flickr? RSS? VOIP? what...?

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