Principals and Technology infusion                                                      Presentation @ St. James SD Feb 22...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                 2http://www.wallwisher.com/wall...
robcfisher.wikispaces.comTuesday, February 21, 2012                                          3you can find this presentation...
What can principals do to foster Literacy with ICT                   (digital learning) in their schools?[or what do I thi...
“Of course” - Scott McLeodTuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                      ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                 Xif thats not what we are about at our school, what do we talk ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                               7constant conversations about inf...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                         8some things were doing at École Riverside Schoolwhether its
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   9ipod
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   10ipad,
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   11own devices,
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   12mobile laptops,
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   13netbooks,
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   14or in the computer lab
InquiryTuesday, February 21, 2012                                        15our discussions about technology infusion cente...
Inquiry     Project based learningTuesday, February 21, 2012             16and project based learning
InquiryTuesday, February 21, 2012                         17if we think of the Literacy with ICT continuum
InquiryTuesday, February 21, 2012                                          18and if we think of Inquiry as gather and make...
InquiryTuesday, February 21, 2012                               19and produce and show understanding (creation)and produce...
“The highest goal in life is to inquire and create”               – Noam ChomskyTuesday, February 21, 2012                ...
Content ConsumersTuesday, February 21, 2012                        21we want our students to be consumers of content
Content CreatorsTuesday, February 21, 2012                      22as well as creators
Relationships                               Technical skillsTuesday, February 21, 2012                                    ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                       24I’d like to tell you a ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                    25This story starts with Mme...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                26and this is Lois Fisher from F...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012              27our bear sunny and their bear flin flin
Tuesday, February 21, 2012             28technical - the posterous modeldarren can explain this to you latergive brief exp...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012          29http://teddybeartravels2011.posterous.com/
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                          30http://teddybeartravels2011.posterous.com/note the c...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                      31then Erin thought she’d ...
Relationships                                     Technical skills    What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 21, 2012    ...
one infusion project with each and    every teacher in our school over            the next 2 yearsTuesday, February 21, 20...
KindergartenTuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                              34an e...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   35
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   36
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   37
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   38
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Wolves without BordersTuesday, February 21, 2012                                                       40http://wolveswith...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012           41meeting our partners in Babbit, MN
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   42
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   43and our partners in Mexico
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                        44collaboratively planning a community s...
Relationships                                                Technical skills    What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 2...
Voices without Borders                                                    International school twinning initiative project...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                         47our first connection with the students in Jamaica
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                      48Jamaica youtube “Snowclo...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                49http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
Relationships                                                  Technical skills    What I think I’m doingTuesday, February...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                51yesinmybackyard2011.posterous....
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                 52students talking on CBC radio promoting our project idea
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                            53asking for food donations every mo...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                          54voice recorder on ipod with make a d...
Relationships                                               Technical skills    What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 21...
Tech buddies                                                               grade six & grade oneTuesday, February 21, 2012...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   57inside
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   58outside
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                               59here is another creator example...
Relationships                                                Technical skills    What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 2...
Tech talk TuesdaysTuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                   61distribut...
listen to what the nay-               sayers are sayingTuesday, February 21, 2012                                         ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                      63carts I provided each cl...
Relationships                               Technical skillsTuesday, February 21, 2012                              64bein...
school-wide                               projectsTuesday, February 21, 2012                 65
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                      66explain Ashley’s 50th anniversary art project
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                            67all students and staff in the school have an image...
Grade 2 self portraits                                                              - Sarah BalykTuesday, February 21, 201...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                         69another schoolwide projectartist in t...
Relationships                                           Technical skillsTuesday, February 21, 2012                        ...
BYODTuesday, February 21, 2012                                                    71We also are seeing our students bring ...
Pan-Canadian ePub project, One Day in Canada/Un jour partout CanadaTuesday, February 21, 2012                             ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   73garageband in music class
smartboard projectTuesday, February 21, 2012                                                                     74just re...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                    Xso I hope you get a feeling that in our school it’s not thi...
"When are we going to start asking          ourselves why we make it so hard to          be a great teacher?"             ...
"How do we create schools that                     make it easier for all students                     and teachers to shi...
Are our limitations self imposed?Tuesday, February 21, 2012                                                     78tell sto...
What if I had a relationship with X               that let me Y?Tuesday, February 21, 2012                           79
questions  “learning is a  conversation”Tuesday, February 21, 2012   80
thanksTuesday, February 21, 2012            81
“create more than you consume” By flickr user tyler.wainright                                                              ...
Class wiki’sTuesday, February 21, 2012            83Here are some links to Class wiki’syou can look at later if you like
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   84
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   85
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   86
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   87
Tuesday, February 21, 2012   88
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  1. 1. Principals and Technology infusion Presentation @ St. James SD Feb 22, 2012 Rob Fisher, Principal École Riverside School Thompson, Mb.Tuesday, February 21, 2012 1http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/ttafeb8 to post ?’s they are looking for answers toemail all participants and ask to post to this wall
  2. 2. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 2http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/ttafeb8while I’m talking to you for the next 15 minutes jot down any ?’s/thoughts that come to mindhereand maybe I can talk about a couple of them in our discussion or you could as a groupdiscuss them after I leave today
  3. 3. robcfisher.wikispaces.comTuesday, February 21, 2012 3you can find this presentation here at robcfisher.wikispaces.com
  4. 4. What can principals do to foster Literacy with ICT (digital learning) in their schools?[or what do I think I’m currently doing that might be of some use for you to consider?]Tuesday, February 21, 2012 4Guiding ? for today’s presentation
  5. 5. “Of course” - Scott McLeodTuesday, February 21, 2012 5I’d like to begin with this poster I recently saw online by Scott McLeod
  6. 6. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Xif thats not what we are about at our school, what do we talk about? “Of course” - Scott McLeod 6
  7. 7. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 7constant conversations about infusion, teaching, and learning among ourselves and withstudents
  8. 8. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 8some things were doing at École Riverside Schoolwhether its
  9. 9. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 9ipod
  10. 10. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 10ipad,
  11. 11. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 11own devices,
  12. 12. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 12mobile laptops,
  13. 13. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 13netbooks,
  14. 14. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 14or in the computer lab
  15. 15. InquiryTuesday, February 21, 2012 15our discussions about technology infusion center around inquiry
  16. 16. Inquiry Project based learningTuesday, February 21, 2012 16and project based learning
  17. 17. InquiryTuesday, February 21, 2012 17if we think of the Literacy with ICT continuum
  18. 18. InquiryTuesday, February 21, 2012 18and if we think of Inquiry as gather and make sense (consumption)Gather and make senses (critical thinking)
  19. 19. InquiryTuesday, February 21, 2012 19and produce and show understanding (creation)and produce and show understanding (creative thinking)
  20. 20. “The highest goal in life is to inquire and create” – Noam ChomskyTuesday, February 21, 2012 20I found this quote from a recent youtube video “The purpose of Education”
  21. 21. Content ConsumersTuesday, February 21, 2012 21we want our students to be consumers of content
  22. 22. Content CreatorsTuesday, February 21, 2012 22as well as creators
  23. 23. Relationships Technical skillsTuesday, February 21, 2012 23So today I’d like to talk to you about things I think I am doing to create an environmentthat allows great teaching to happen.I think "its all about the intersection/interplay of/between relationships andtechnical skills"(with a bit more emphasis on the relationship part)I’ll do this by briefly discussing a few projects we are involved in or have done in ourschool
  24. 24. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 24I’d like to tell you a story about teddybear travels -- a story of relationships and technicalskillshttp://teddybeartravels2011.posterous.com/
  25. 25. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 25This story starts with Mme. Erin (seen here on the left) a fantastic grade 2 teacher in ourschool ,In fact probably a master teacher,who would describe herself as “not very good with computers”
  26. 26. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 26and this is Lois Fisher from Flin Flon. explain the concept discussion @ byte with Lois
  27. 27. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 27our bear sunny and their bear flin flin
  28. 28. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 28technical - the posterous modeldarren can explain this to you latergive brief explanation here
  29. 29. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 29http://teddybeartravels2011.posterous.com/
  30. 30. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 30http://teddybeartravels2011.posterous.com/note the comment sectiondescribe how Lois and Erin used the posterous in their classrooms
  31. 31. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 31then Erin thought she’d need an iphone (after using our ipods with the initital project)and did yet another project with the butterflies that she grew every year with her students,but this time created a class posterous and put student created videos of the butterflyproject online @at mmeerin.posterous.comtalk about my recent discussion with Erin and about using posterous for electronic portfolios
  32. 32. Relationships Technical skills What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 21, 2012 32finding people in my PL network that are willing to do projects with teachers in our schoolbuilding upon exisiting relationshipsfostering risk taking , doing things we have never done beforelooking for opportunities to assist/suggesthelping master teachers see ways to infuse technology with their studentshaving a personal stance of how can I help make this happen?in this case technical skills - knowledge of ipods and posterous and how to make a movie with an iphonerelationships : Lois, me and Erin
  33. 33. one infusion project with each and every teacher in our school over the next 2 yearsTuesday, February 21, 2012 33As part of my professional growth plan as principal with my support
  34. 34. KindergartenTuesday, February 21, 2012 34an example of the first project after I mentioned the one infusion project each over the next 2 years
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  40. 40. Wolves without BordersTuesday, February 21, 2012 40http://wolveswithoutborders.posterous.com/And another story about relationships and technical skillexplain the backstorySpirit way committee (community) and Thompson as the wolf capital of the worldconnection with Babbit and Mexico
  41. 41. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 41meeting our partners in Babbit, MN
  42. 42. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 42
  43. 43. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 43and our partners in Mexico
  44. 44. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 44collaboratively planning a community survey with their student groups in Babbit
  45. 45. Relationships Technical skills What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 21, 2012 45Community school partnerships (with Volker - spirit way)introducing new technologies to Mme. Gagne, Kelly Engman, Tara (wolf.org) and Francisco in Mexicoagain building upon exisiting relationshipsfostering risk taking , doing things we have never done beforehaving a personal stance of how can I help make this happen?in this case technical skills - knowledge of ipods, ipads and posterous, skype, class wikis, posterousrelationships : Volker, Tara, Micheline, Kelly
  46. 46. Voices without Borders International school twinning initiative projectTuesday, February 21, 2012 46Voiceswithoutborders.wikispaces.comI’d like to tell you a story about our international school twinning inititative - anotherstory of relationships and technical skillssummary of applying, being selected, the summer preparation by Kristin and CIDA, and thenwhats happening now
  47. 47. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 47our first connection with the students in Jamaica
  48. 48. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 48Jamaica youtube “Snowclothes”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxEyJ1WrY4s&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=activesome of our students creations
  49. 49. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 49http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_ubIEvOAPo&context=C3f2f47eADOEgsToPDskI5TIqTH5es0Gko8VH4oVDF&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=activecurrently working on how to explain what toboggining is like (they are going to explaincricket to us)
  50. 50. Relationships Technical skills What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 21, 2012 50wondering how I can get this to happengrant and proposal writingproject leadershipbuilding upon exisiting relationships ie. Val at Mb Education ( I was explaining the wolves without borders project to her and she suggested weconsider applying for this)asking Kristin to consider the project during its inception and to spend part of her summer planning in Ottawa and Jamaicain this case technical skills - knowledge of ipods,ipads, and posterous and how to make movies. Editing on imovie desktop and on ipadsgarageband to create music, wiki developmentdoing a 1/2 day inservice with Kristin re imovie editingrelationships: Me, Val, Kristin, Kristin and the international project team
  51. 51. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 51yesinmybackyard2011.posterous.comYes in my backyard is a story about how we received a Mb Citizenship grant of $1000 andcreated the idea of make a difference mondays in march.during Sag last year Sophie, Sara, and I brainstormed about what we could do around anactive citizenship project with our grade 5 and 8’s and this was the result
  52. 52. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 52students talking on CBC radio promoting our project idea
  53. 53. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 53asking for food donations every monday in march 7:30-8:30 am then delivering to thehomeless shelter
  54. 54. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 54voice recorder on ipod with make a difference mondays homeless shelter fundraiserasking people “what do you think about what we’re doing here?”
  55. 55. Relationships Technical skills What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 21, 2012 55Citizenship grant $1000 proposal writingapproached businesses with students to get support (Tim Hortons, Robins Donuts, and McDonalds)developed a relationship with the director of the homeless shelterright now doing a Young humanitarian awards nominationkeeping it sustainable ie. doing again this yearconsidering a Thompson community foundation grant this yearagain fostering risk taking , doing things we have never done beforehaving a personal stance of how can I help make this happen?in this case technical skills - knowledge of ipods and posterous, and how to make a movie and edit, editing audio with audacityrelationships : Sophie, sara, grade 5 & 8 parents, homeless shelter participants, local business
  56. 56. Tech buddies grade six & grade oneTuesday, February 21, 2012 56I’d like to tell you a story about our tech buddies gr 1 & 6explain the backstory of how this came to be with Kristin and Amydistributed leadership-building capacity around you
  57. 57. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 57inside
  58. 58. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 58outside
  59. 59. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 59here is another creator examplehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3st7bAcdkIg&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=activegrade 6’s helped with script, took video and edited under the direction of the grade 1producers
  60. 60. Relationships Technical skills What I think I’m doingTuesday, February 21, 2012 60in this case telling others about our teachers and students great workme helping when they hit a snagie. technical sonic pics not working, sol’n needed an update on ipadsI reach out to my PL network to ask for help when we don’t knowlogistics: scheduling the lab as open timeslots so when they need an extended block of time to do a project it is availablefostering risk taking , doing things we have never done beforelooking for opportunities to assist/suggestand as always having a personal stance of how can I help make this happen?
  61. 61. Tech talk TuesdaysTuesday, February 21, 2012 61distributed leadership-building capacity around youexplain what this is and how it has developedhttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1H7CNTVkQfuFJ0KeKPq3XoM92FHXEkpbfi-NZgeLhnUk/editwe have begun to invite teachers from other schools in the district to participate with usthey have heard what we are doing and are asking to be involved
  62. 62. listen to what the nay- sayers are sayingTuesday, February 21, 2012 62(for change to happen) you need a compelling why - John Orech via Educon
  63. 63. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 63carts I provided each class (lcd projector & laptop with wireless Internet access)“you can bring it in but I need help knowing what to do with it”not actually nay-sayers but more like “convince me stills”talk about Jeff recently with google earth and how we discovered google streetview built intogoogle earth
  64. 64. Relationships Technical skillsTuesday, February 21, 2012 64being supportive looking for opportunities to assist,when it makes sense to the teacherand when there is an identified compelling why!
  65. 65. school-wide projectsTuesday, February 21, 2012 65
  66. 66. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 66explain Ashley’s 50th anniversary art project
  67. 67. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 67all students and staff in the school have an imagewill be posted on walls soon and somehow shared in the online space
  68. 68. Grade 2 self portraits - Sarah BalykTuesday, February 21, 2012 68Sarah animoto of her students progressanimoto http://animoto.com/play/VybI3s0pZ3dn0wYPp4fpWw
  69. 69. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 69another schoolwide projectartist in the schools Brenda Gorlick -flash mob grades 1-3b-roll with ipods by our grade 8’smention what happens when you have 180 students, 150 parents, and 20 high schoolstudents trying to be spontaneous
  70. 70. Relationships Technical skillsTuesday, February 21, 2012 70creating a school culture of creativity?collaboration?doing the improbable?
  71. 71. BYODTuesday, February 21, 2012 71We also are seeing our students bring their own devices,for recording homework on ipods, iphonesusing their own rather than the schools ipodsfestival du voyageur trip 1/2 the kids using own devices to record the trip
  72. 72. Pan-Canadian ePub project, One Day in Canada/Un jour partout CanadaTuesday, February 21, 2012 72grade 7 collaborative ebook projectdarren can explain this in more detail
  73. 73. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 73garageband in music class
  74. 74. smartboard projectTuesday, February 21, 2012 74just received4 teachers who indicated in their professional growth plans an interest in using smartboardswith their students(gr 5,6,7,8 french) middle years this year early years next yearprovide teachers time to work together to plan and learn (subs)MTS action plan cohort money for release time is being considered
  75. 75. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Xso I hope you get a feeling that in our school it’s not this at all,and here are a couple of other ?’s to consider “Of course” - Scott McLeod 75
  76. 76. "When are we going to start asking ourselves why we make it so hard to be a great teacher?" Chris LehmannTuesday, February 21, 2012 76http://practicaltheory.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/1329-Beyond-The-Great-Teacher-Myth.html“Beyond the great teacher myth” post Jan 2012 Chris Lehmann
  77. 77. "How do we create schools that make it easier for all students and teachers to shine?" Chris LehmannTuesday, February 21, 2012 77http://practicaltheory.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/1329-Beyond-The-Great-Teacher-Myth.html“Beyond the great teacher myth” post Jan 2012 Chris Lehmann
  78. 78. Are our limitations self imposed?Tuesday, February 21, 2012 78tell story of discussion at educonoppression of testing and a grade 3 teacher who was all about arts promotionhow often do we say no when a teacher approaches us with an idea?rarely? if ever?
  79. 79. What if I had a relationship with X that let me Y?Tuesday, February 21, 2012 79
  80. 80. questions “learning is a conversation”Tuesday, February 21, 2012 80
  81. 81. thanksTuesday, February 21, 2012 81
  82. 82. “create more than you consume” By flickr user tyler.wainright “eyeball” By flickr user marco ozark “technology use” By flickr user mrsdkrebs “Festival du voyageur” picture by James McDonald “Letterland” sonic pic movie created by Parker Long Credits “Teddybear travels” pics by the students of Erin Donovan and Lois Fisher “Fruits and vegetables” youtube video by Ireland “Question mark” By flickr user Marco Bellucci “Pieces of me” By flickr user Heliøs “Pan Canadian epub project” image provided by dkuropatwa Images also provided by Kristin Donovan, Sophie Ouelett, and Ashley Squires Ms. Balyk’s art project animoto courtesy of Sarah Balyk All other images by robcfisher “Snowclothes” youtube video by Hannah Murdy, Madison Wood, Cecelia Michelutti. Edit and video by Hanna “Tour of Riverside School” youtube Lothian video by Hannah Murdy, Hanna Lothian, and Cecelia Michelutti. Edit “Egypt tourism brochures” created using pages and ipads by Braden Paulic by Cecelia Michelutti and Owen AndersonTuesday, February 21, 2012 82
  83. 83. Class wiki’sTuesday, February 21, 2012 83Here are some links to Class wiki’syou can look at later if you like
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