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How To Be A Technology Rebel In Your District


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How To Be A Technology Rebel In Your District

  1. 1. How to Be a Technology Pioneer in Your District in 10 Easy Steps By Carmalita Bieniek and Andrew Wheelock Danger
  2. 2. Something to think about.... <ul><li>In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. </li></ul><ul><li>  - Eric Hoffer </li></ul><ul><li>• </li></ul>
  3. 3. Step 1:  Its Delovely, its Delightful, its Delicious <ul><li>Create a Delicious account: </li></ul><ul><li>There are a lot of social bookmarking sites out there but this is simple to use and easy to network yourself. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Others: Diigo </li></ul>
  4. 4. Step 2:  Don't be a Twit, Twitter is your friend. <ul><li>Twitter is a powerful way to learn, network, and backchannel! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Article </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step 3:  iTunes is not just for kids... <ul><li>iTunes offers tons of useful podcasts as well as iTunes University with high quality content for your professional development and learning. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Others:  Zune... anyone... anyone? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step 4: Linked-In:  Facebook for Professionals <ul><li>Linked-In connects you to an incredible array of professional development opportunities and resources.   </li></ul><ul><li>A must for educators. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step 5: A stream is no longer just running water. <ul><li>Video conferencing, communication across the globe is free!! </li></ul><ul><li>Ustream - </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>mogulus </li></ul>
  8. 8. Step 6: G o o g l i z e Yourself <ul><li>     Google Reader is not about books, its about getting information FAST . </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. Step 7:  Share and Share alike... <ul><li>Presentations abound! </li></ul><ul><li>Prezi </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>SlideRocket </li></ul>
  10. 10. Step 8:  A Room with a VYEW <ul><li>Sharing your desktop across the miles </li></ul><ul><li>VYEW </li></ul><ul><li>Twiddla </li></ul><ul><li>Etherpad </li></ul>
  11. 11. Step 9: Weird Words Are Your Friend <ul><li>NING </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>A Ning about PLN </li></ul>
  12. 12. Step 10:  Reach out and Call Someone <ul><li>SKYPE </li></ul><ul><li>Google Chat </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Black Belt of Tech Rebellion     <ul><li>Second Life enhances your first and doesn't replace it </li></ul>