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Abpc Team Leader Orientation

  1. 2. Welcome and Intros <ul><li>Quick Overview of Elluminate Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Your name </li></ul><ul><li>Your position </li></ul><ul><li>How many years have you been involved with ABPC 21 st Century work? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you hope to get out of this year’s work? </li></ul>
  2. 3. 21st CENTURY LEARNERS Alabama Best Practices Center – Third Year Plans F2F- Launch Elluminate NING Chance to hear the overview of year 3 and refresh our memories about Web 2,0 Live meetings where we will meet, listen and then reflect in small groups. NEW VLC where we deepen understanding, network, and share resources. Purpose: Our Year Three will build on the knowledge and lessons learned from our previous work together. This year we will go deeper in developing an understanding of the transformative potential of 21st Century literacies and how these potentials can be realized in Alabama's schools. We'll be emphasizing both the power of professional learning communities and the importance of teacher leadership in accelerating the development of 21st Century Learners.
  3. 4. The Plan <ul><li>20 schools (teams of 5) </li></ul><ul><li>Each team has a leader (you) </li></ul><ul><li>5 Fellows to support the work </li></ul><ul><li>2 f2f meetings </li></ul><ul><li>3 live curriculum sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Deeper collaboration in VLC </li></ul><ul><li>Pre/Post evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://abpc21.ning.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://abpc.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag everything in delicious: abpc21 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View: http://del.icio.us/tag/abpc21 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. What will be different in Year Three? <ul><li>A Name Change </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advisory Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Participating teachers in each school will be asked to re-imagine themselves as a professional learning team with joint responsibility for sharing what they learn with the entire faculty. </li></ul><ul><li>Less Fellow more Team Leader </li></ul>
  5. 6. Your Specific Role <ul><li>21 st Century champion and cheerleader for your team. You are your school’s 21 st C. Fellow. </li></ul><ul><li>R esponsible for managing your school’s 21 st Century Learning team’s schedule and activities. </li></ul><ul><li>The team leader will be the major point of contact between the Alabama Best Practices Center and this work. </li></ul><ul><li>4. The team leader will help coordinate the student advisory component of this year’s work. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Your Specific Role 6. Be an active voice in the Team leader community. 7. Take responsibility for your own personal learning throughout the year. Use what we teach you. Be creative! Lead through example. 8. Regularly add resources and content you create that aligns with the project goals to the wiki and delicious acct. 9. The team leader will think about ways to spread information learned through this work beyond the 5-member team.
  7. 8. 21 st Century Learners Symposium Oct. 25 http:// http://abpc.wikispaces.com/Symposium+Agenda Refresher/Review of Use of Blogs : as a tool for learning: For those who have not created and/or actively used blogs as a teaching tool Advanced Blogs: This session is for those who are interested in maximizing their use of blogs as a teaching tool. Refresher/Review of Use of Wikis : For those new to wikis Advanced Wiki : For those who want to learn more about wikis Introduction to Ning , Virtual Learning Community (all participants will participate in this session, which is offered 3 times)
  8. 9. NING- our VLC A social networking site that provides for blogs, forums, and other content sharing. A place to get folks started using the tools and sharing online. A place you will be helping to lead the conversations and resource sharing. Classroom 2.0 is a great example http://classroom20.ning.com/ Our Ning site will be: http://abpc21.ning.com
  9. 10. Questions? Comments? Concerns? Need a refresher? Watch Elluminate archives here: http://abpc.wikispaces.com