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Digiteen	
  and	
  Digitween	
  Project	
  14-­‐1	
  
Welcome!	
  
Teacher	
  kickoff	
  mee;ng	
  February	
  11/12	
  201...
Introduc;ons	
  
•  Project	
  Managers	
  
–  Theresa	
  Allen	
  	
  
–  Helen	
  McConaghy	
  

•  ‘All	
  Projects’	
 ...
Agenda	
  
Part	
  1:	
  Digiteen/tween	
  Info	
  
•  What	
  is	
  Digiteen/tween?	
  
•  Enduring	
  understandings	
  ...
What	
  is	
  Digiteen	
  and	
  Digitween?	
  
The	
  Digiteen	
  Project,	
  and	
  
Digitween	
  Project	
  are	
  
glo...
Enduring understandings
As	
  a	
  result	
  of	
  this	
  global	
  project	
  par;cipants	
  will:	
  
•  Understand	
  ...
Essential Questions
•  What	
  should	
  learning	
  look	
  like	
  in	
  a	
  ‘flat	
  and	
  connected’	
  
world?	
  
•...
7 Steps
1. CONNECTION
2. COMMUNICATION
3. CITIZENSHIP
4. CONTRIBUTION &
COLLABORATION
5.CHOICE
6.CREATION
7.CELEBRATION
Digital	
  Citizenship	
  
“…the	
  norms	
  of	
  behavior	
  with	
  
regard	
  to	
  technology	
  use”	
  
Ribble	
  a...
Community	
  
Collabora;ve	
  
Learning	
  

Teachers	
  
Students	
  
Extended	
  
community	
  

Building	
  working	
  ...
Digiteen/tween	
  Teacher	
  Community	
  
•  	
  Flat	
  Connec;ons	
  teacher	
  network	
  (Ning)	
  
–  Teachers	
  on...
hbp://flatconnec;ons.net	
  

Ning	
  Group	
  –	
  Important	
  resources	
  
Digiteen/tween	
  Student	
  Community	
  
•  Edmodo	
  Group	
  
–  Team	
  groups	
  created	
  
–  Blog,	
  discuss,	
 ...
What	
  are	
  Project	
  Outcomes	
  for	
  Students?	
  
•  Online	
  learning	
  community	
  interac;on	
  –	
  
‘hand...
Project Content

Enlightened Digital Citizenship
Pg 100

© Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay 2012
Technology	
  Access	
  

Map of world’s Facebook connections Source: Facebook December 2010
Technical	
  Awareness	
  
“If	
  you	
  don’t	
  know	
  how	
  
to	
  put	
  on	
  shoes	
  –	
  having	
  
them	
  will...
Individual	
  Awareness	
  
“To	
  blindly	
  accept	
  a	
  
website’s	
  profile	
  sekngs	
  
is	
  to	
  hand	
  over	
...
Social	
  Awareness	
  
“The	
  novelty	
  and	
  addic;veness	
  of	
  
technology	
  will	
  harm	
  our	
  rela;onships...
Cultural	
  Awareness	
  
þ	
  Everyone	
  is	
  not	
  just	
  like	
  me.	
  
þ	
  Everyone	
  is	
  like	
  me	
  in	...
Global	
  Awareness	
  
•  Different	
  countries	
  have	
  different	
  laws	
  
–  Copyright,	
  legal	
  
–  Taboo	
  su...
Project	
  Content	
  Summary	
  
Five	
  ‘Areas	
  of	
  Awareness’	
  
1.  Technical	
  access	
  and	
  awareness	
  
2...
Digiteen/tween	
  project	
  structure	
  
Team	
  forma&on,	
  Handshakes	
  
Research	
  Topics,	
  
Collabora&ve	
  Wik...
Basic	
  Team	
  Grid	
  -­‐	
  Topics	
  
How	
  will	
  Workflow	
  support	
  Digiteen/tween	
  14-­‐1?	
  
•  Digiteen/Digitween-­‐01:	
  February-­‐May	
  
•  Ap...
Be	
  a	
  DigiTeacher	
  

-­‐	
  Research	
  the	
  technology	
  
and	
  lead	
  the	
  way	
  
-­‐	
  Monitor	
  and	
...
Student Summits
Ac;on	
  Projects	
  
•  Communicate	
  a	
  message	
  –	
  different	
  
audiences,	
  school	
  presenta;on	
  
•  Prepa...
Badges	
  	
  -­‐Teachers	
  &	
  Students	
  
Flat	
  Connec&ons	
  will	
  
introduce	
  ‘Badges’	
  this	
  
semester.	...
What	
  now?	
  
•  PMs	
  will	
  email	
  a	
  mee;ng	
  summary	
  and	
  recording	
  
link	
  for	
  this	
  kickoff	
...
Discussion	
  and	
  Ques;ons	
  
Final	
  words………	
  
•  Anyone	
  who	
  has	
  never	
  made	
  a	
  mistake	
  has	
  
never	
  tried	
  anything	
  ne...
Global	
  Portal	
  	
   	
  
Teacher	
  Network	
  
Email 	
   	
   	
   	
  
	
  
Twiber 	
   	
   	
   	
  
Julie	
  Li...
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Digteen and Digitween 14-1 Kickoff

  1. 1. Digiteen  and  Digitween  Project  14-­‐1   Welcome!   Teacher  kickoff  mee;ng  February  11/12  2014   The  Informa;on  Guide  can  be  found  at     h"p://&nyurl.com/digiteeninforma&on       The  project  Teacher  Guide    can  be  found  at   h"p://&nyurl.com/digiteenflatconnect     This  project  is  part  of  the  Flat  Connec;ons   group  of  global  projects   h"p://flatconnec&ons.com    
  2. 2. Introduc;ons   •  Project  Managers   –  Theresa  Allen     –  Helen  McConaghy   •  ‘All  Projects’   Coordinator   –  Yvonne  Caples   •  Flat  Connec;ons   founder   –  Julie  Lindsay  
  3. 3. Agenda   Part  1:  Digiteen/tween  Info   •  What  is  Digiteen/tween?   •  Enduring  understandings   •  Essen;al  ques;ons   •  What  is  digital  ci;zenship?   •  Community  learning   strategies   Part  2:  Project  details   •  Project  content   •  Project  structure   •  How  to  get  started   •  What  to  do  now….and  next  
  4. 4. What  is  Digiteen  and  Digitween?   The  Digiteen  Project,  and   Digitween  Project  are   global  hands-­‐on  projects   for,  upper  elementary,   middle  and  high  school   students,  (typically  Grade   4-­‐12,  8-­‐18  year  old).  These   projects  study  digital   ci;zenship  and  promote   effec&ve  and  responsible   online  choices  and   immerse  students  into  an   online  educa&onal   community  for  learning   and  collabora&ng.   As  part  of  the  project  students  research   current  topics  to  do  with  digital   ci;zenship,  write  a  collabora&ve  report   on  a  wiki,  and  perform  and  document   offline  ac&on  educa&onal  projects  to   promote  effec;ve  digital  ci;zenship  at   their  local  schools  and  in  their   communi;es.   Teachers  will  meet  every  week  to  discuss   project  goals,  aims  and  progress.  They  will   monitor  not  only  their  students  in  the   project,  but  be  part  of  the  larger  whole   and  be  ac;ve  across  the  en;re   community.  
  5. 5. Enduring understandings As  a  result  of  this  global  project  par;cipants  will:   •  Understand  how  to  learn  in  an  open  community  virtually   •  Appreciate  the  poten;al  of  connec;ng  and  collabora;ng   globally   •  Build  and  interact  with  a  network  of  learners   •  Experience  collabora;ve  design  and  co-­‐crea;on  using  Web   2.0  tools   •  Gain  cultural  understanding  through  connec;ng  with  a   diverse  community   •  Understand  digital  ci;zenship  concepts  and  issues   •  Appreciate  what  is  needed  to  implement  an  ac;on  project  to   raise  awareness  about  digital  ci;zenship  concepts  and  issues  
  6. 6. Essential Questions •  What  should  learning  look  like  in  a  ‘flat  and  connected’   world?   •  How  can  all  learners  be  safe  and  maintain  privacy  while   learning  online?   •  What  are  the  main  concepts  and  issues  to  do  with  being  a   digital  learner?   •  How  can  we  understand  the  world  beber  through  learning   with  others?   •  How  can  ac;on  projects  raise  awareness  and  improve   understanding  of  learning  with  digital  tools?   •  What  products  can  we  make  together  at  a  distance?   •  What  will  be  the  impact  of  our  collabora;ons  on  the  world?  
  7. 7. 7 Steps 1. CONNECTION 2. COMMUNICATION 3. CITIZENSHIP 4. CONTRIBUTION & COLLABORATION 5.CHOICE 6.CREATION 7.CELEBRATION
  8. 8. Digital  Citizenship   “…the  norms  of  behavior  with   regard  to  technology  use”   Ribble  and  Bailey  
  9. 9. Community   Collabora;ve   Learning   Teachers   Students   Extended   community   Building  working   rela;onships  
  10. 10. Digiteen/tween  Teacher  Community   •   Flat  Connec;ons  teacher  network  (Ning)   –  Teachers  only  (hbp://flatconnec;ons.net)     –  Social  /educa;onal  network  (Ning)   –  Join  Digiteen/tween  teacher  group   –  Connect,  communicate  –  blog,  discuss   •  Digiteen  Google  group   –  Set  your  own  email  preferences  and  make  sure  you   are  receiving  mail  during  the  project  
  11. 11. hbp://flatconnec;ons.net   Ning  Group  –  Important  resources  
  12. 12. Digiteen/tween  Student  Community   •  Edmodo  Group   –  Team  groups  created   –  Blog,  discuss,  share  mul;media   –  Teachers  monitor  all  students,  not  just  their  own   •  Wiki  Template  pages   –  Collabora;ve  authoring   –  Discussions  about  content   •  Student  Teams   –  Need  to  find  team  members  and  connect  via  Ning   and  wiki  
  13. 13. What  are  Project  Outcomes  for  Students?   •  Online  learning  community  interac;on  –   ‘handshake’  forums,  blogs,  discussions,  reflec;ons   •  Research  and  social  bookmarking  (Diigo  op;onal)   •  Collabora;ve  learning  and  team  skills   •  Presenta;on  via  online  Student  Summit  (op;onal)   •  Major  outcome  Part  1:  A  collabora&ve  wiki   •  Major  outcome  Part  2:  A  school/community  based   ac&on  project  
  14. 14. Project Content Enlightened Digital Citizenship Pg 100 © Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay 2012
  15. 15. Technology  Access   Map of world’s Facebook connections Source: Facebook December 2010
  16. 16. Technical  Awareness   “If  you  don’t  know  how   to  put  on  shoes  –  having   them  will  do  you  no   good.”   Flat Classroom Book www.flatclassroombook.com  
  17. 17. Individual  Awareness   “To  blindly  accept  a   website’s  profile  sekngs   is  to  hand  over  your   digital  des;ny.”   Flat Classroom Book   www.flatclassroombook.com
  18. 18. Social  Awareness   “The  novelty  and  addic;veness  of   technology  will  harm  our  rela;onships   and  produc;vity  unless  we  take  control.”   Flat Classroom Book www.flatclassroombook.com  
  19. 19. Cultural  Awareness   þ  Everyone  is  not  just  like  me.   þ  Everyone  is  like  me  in  some  ways.  
  20. 20. Global  Awareness   •  Different  countries  have  different  laws   –  Copyright,  legal   –  Taboo  subjects     •  Na;onality  transcends  culture   –  Every  na;on  has  mul;ple  cultures   –  Never  stereotype  a  na;on  
  21. 21. Project  Content  Summary   Five  ‘Areas  of  Awareness’   1.  Technical  access  and  awareness   2.  Individual  awareness   3.  Social  awareness   4.  Cultural  awareness   5.  Global  awareness   Four  Core  Competency  Areas  -­‐  "Rays"  of  Understanding   1.  Core  Area  A:  Safety,  Privacy,  Copyright,  Fair  Use  and  Legal   Compliance.   2.  Core  Area  B:  E;quebe  and  Respect   3.  Core  Area  C:  Habits  of  Learning:  Reliable,  Responsible   Management  of  Online  Ac;vity   4.  Core  Area  D:  Literacy  and  Fluency  
  22. 22. Digiteen/tween  project  structure   Team  forma&on,  Handshakes   Research  Topics,   Collabora&ve  Wiki  Authorship   Ac&on  Project  Design  and   Implementa&on   Celebra&on,  Reflec&on,   Sharing  outcomes  
  23. 23. Basic  Team  Grid  -­‐  Topics  
  24. 24. How  will  Workflow  support  Digiteen/tween  14-­‐1?   •  Digiteen/Digitween-­‐01:  February-­‐May   •  Applica;on  Deadline:  February  15   •  Online  Teacher  Informa;on  mee;ng  before   February  15   •  Classroom  and  student  handshake  February  15-­‐31   •  Wiki  edi;ng  and  collabora;on:  March   •  Wiki  edi;ng  must  be  started  by:  March  15   •  Ac;on  Phase  March  15-­‐April  30   •  Student  Summits  April  16-­‐May  15   •  Post  Ac;on  Project  by  June  15  
  25. 25. Be  a  DigiTeacher   -­‐  Research  the  technology   and  lead  the  way   -­‐  Monitor  and  be  engaged   -­‐  Avoid  the  fear  factor  –   Make  a  difference   -­‐  Model  legal  wisdom  –   choose  your  own   copyright   hbp://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/8540095171/  
  26. 26. Student Summits
  27. 27. Ac;on  Projects   •  Communicate  a  message  –  different   audiences,  school  presenta;on   •  Prepare  resources  –  slideshow,  video,  other   mul;media   •  Deliver  or  create  ac;on   •  Share  back  to  project   Encourage  students  to  make  a  difference  to   their  school  community  –  teachers,  leaders,   students,  parents  
  28. 28. Badges    -­‐Teachers  &  Students   Flat  Connec&ons  will   introduce  ‘Badges’  this   semester.   More  informa&on   coming  soon!   h"p://credly.com    
  29. 29. What  now?   •  PMs  will  email  a  mee;ng  summary  and  recording   link  for  this  kickoff  (and  this  info  will  be  on  the   Ning!)   •  Invita;on  to  Google  group,  Ning  group,   Timebridge   •  Week  star;ng  February  17:   –  Another  teacher  mee;ng  run  by  Helen  and  Theresa   –  Teachers  start  introducing  students  to  concepts  and   issues  to  do  with  digital  ci;zenship   –  Students  can  join  Edmodo  –  instruc;ons  and  protocols   coming  from  PMs   –  Team  Grids  established  –  students  find  team  members  
  30. 30. Discussion  and  Ques;ons  
  31. 31. Final  words………   •  Anyone  who  has  never  made  a  mistake  has   never  tried  anything  new.   -­‐  Albert  Einstein   •  The  important  thing  is  not  to  stop  ques;oning.   -­‐  Albert  Einstein  
  32. 32. Global  Portal       Teacher  Network   Email           Twiber         Julie  Lindsay      flatconnec;ons.com    flatconnec;ons.net    admin@flatconnec;ons.com    @flatconnec;ons    julie@flatconnec;ons.com  

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