Research remix social_learningPresentation Transcript
Research Remix:Transform your teaching of research writing in the content areas with Web 2.0 tools Presented by Shannon Parker Social Learning Summit 2012
Which would you choose?Write a research paper on a World Research a WWII topic of your choiceWar II topic of your choice. and show your learning in one or more of the following ways: • Biopic • Blog • Graphic Novel • Obituary • Oral History Recording • Picture Book • Resume • Scrapbook • Song Lyrics • Time Capsule or Memory Box • Timeline • Your Own Idea (with teacher approval)
Roadblocks to Real Choice
presentation over content
an opportunity to teach matching presentation to content8.7. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of usingdifferent mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video,multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea. (CommonCore Reading Standards for Informational Text 6-12)
matching presentation to content "I enjoyed the flexibility of the project the most. We were given the opportunity to branch out and explore possible ways to present our knowledge. I had to overcome the challenge of incorporating information [into my diary format] not just listing facts."
student choice=grading nightmare
help students focus onshowing their learning
when tech takes teachersout of the drivers seat
Teach a man to fish...
Re-conceptualizing the proverb
Where do you go for recommendations?
"The joy of the task was its own reward"
tech tools your students will loveCreative Ways to Tell Your Life Story(Informative Research Projects)Campaign for Change(Persuasive Research Projects)
biopic or PSA
graphic novel or political cartoon
What is another Web 2.0 tool yourstudents love?
not enough writing?
what does it mean to create? captions scripts lyrics storyboardsdialogue blogs