C Lykowski~Dod Macomb Isd Aug 2008

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C Lykowski~Dod Macomb Isd Aug 2008

  1. 1. The Key to Global Collaboration Projects Global Explorers Cheryl Lykowski Discovery Education Bedford Public Schools 2008
  2. 2. Why is global education and global awareness important? <ul><li>It develops the 21 st Century learner. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a 21 st century learner? <ul><li>Effective Collaborators </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Creators </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Lifelong Learners </li></ul>21st Century Learners: <ul><li>Can learn how to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Independent learners </li></ul><ul><li>Intrinsically motivated </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on self improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Are critical thinkers </li></ul>
  5. 5. 21st Century Collaborators: <ul><li>Are effective communicators </li></ul><ul><li>Are socially and culturally aware </li></ul><ul><li>Take responsibility for their role </li></ul><ul><li>Are flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Are able to delegate or share </li></ul><ul><li>responsibility when necessary </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Effectively analyze and synthesize </li></ul><ul><li>information </li></ul><ul><li>Original, innovative and creative </li></ul><ul><li>contributors to society </li></ul><ul><li>“ think outside the box” </li></ul><ul><li>Goal oriented and productive </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate ethical responsibility </li></ul>21st Century Creators:
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ The World is Flat” </li></ul><ul><li>We are no longer bound by four walls of classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Provides authentic learning experiences </li></ul>Why Go Global?
  8. 8. <ul><li>Learning (and life) is networked, digital, connected </li></ul><ul><li>Creates an authentic classroom environment </li></ul><ul><li>Embrace the way they learn in order to effectively engage and teach </li></ul>Why Go Global?
  9. 9. The Keys to Global Collaboration Projects Connect Communicate Create C h a r a c t e r Intuitive Learning C a r e Choice
  10. 10. Connect <ul><li>Connect your students </li></ul><ul><li>Connect yourself </li></ul>
  11. 11. Create <ul><li>Pro-sumer (producing consumer) </li></ul><ul><li>Pro-learners (The producing learner </li></ul><ul><li>becomes the professional learner.) </li></ul><ul><li>We want to create our world. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Communicate <ul><li>IntraPersonal (within yourself) </li></ul><ul><li>InterPersonal (f2f) </li></ul><ul><li>TechnoPersonal (c2c) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Communication Obstacles
  14. 14. Character <ul><li>Discernment </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Empathy </li></ul><ul><li>Patience </li></ul>
  15. 15. Teach Intuitive Learning <ul><li>Teach the model </li></ul><ul><li>Model the model first </li></ul><ul><li>Sandbox mode </li></ul>
  16. 16. Intuitive Learning Cycle Share Seek Do (and Undo)
  17. 17. Care <ul><li>What do students need to keep private? </li></ul><ul><li>Identity protection </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy protection </li></ul><ul><li>How can they stay safe? </li></ul><ul><li>Internet safety </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict resolution </li></ul>
  18. 18. Choice What do you discard? <ul><li>Overchoice </li></ul><ul><li>Too many choices </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to make choices </li></ul>
  19. 19. Importance of Administration Remove the obstacle Become the obstacle
  20. 20. Image from: http://flickr.com/photos/mamabarns/747588843/ The Technology Toolbox
  21. 21. Web 2.0
  22. 22. Web 2.0
  23. 23. Web 2.0
  24. 24. Software
  25. 25. Hardware
  26. 26. Poll I think it is most likely that my school will collaborate globally: a) Not in the foreseeable future b) Within the next 4-5 years c) Within the next 2-3 years d) Within the next year
  27. 27. Questions?
  28. 28. Resources Look Both Ways: Help Protect Your Family on the Internet by Linda Criddle Kidcast: Podcasting in the Classroom & Kidcast: Creative Podcasting Activities by Dan Schmit
  29. 29. Resources The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers National Educational Technology Standards for Students
  30. 30. Resources http://www.21stcenturyskills.org http://audacity.sourceforge.net http://skype.com http://www.wikispaces.com http://edublogs.org http://surveymonkey.com http://www.sony.com http://animoto.com http://flickr.com http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.asp http://www.techsmith.com/screen-capture.asp http://www.apple.com/itunes http://www.logitech.com http://maps.google.com http://earth.google.com http://mail.google.com http://voicethread.com 7 Steps to a Collaborative Classroom from Vicki Davis http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com http://coolcatteacher.wikispaces.com
  31. 31. Contact Me! Email: cheryl.lykowski@bedford.k12.mi.us Email Global Explorers at: globalexplorers2.0@gmail.com http://globalexplorers.wikispaces.com http://webexplorer.edublogs.org SKYPE ID: Clykowski TWITTER ID: CLykowski
  32. 32. Thank You! Educator Cheryl Lykowski Educational Technology Consultant DEN Star Educator DEN Leadership Council ~ Michigan
  33. 33. Global Explorers

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