The Challenge and Blessing NCEA – 106 th  Annual Convention Anaheim, California April 15, 2009 Caroline Cerveny, SSJ, D. M...
Session Focus <ul><li>Being Curious! </li></ul><ul><li>Merging Technology with Catechetics </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring Eme...
Explore Explore Explore
 
 
New Report – 21 st  Century Skills, Education and Competiveness <ul><li>The report says every aspect of the U.S. Education...
 
 
<ul><li>Traditional Learning Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging Catechetical Learning Landscapes </li></ul><ul><li>Tr...
What students should know… <ul><li>Creativity and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><...
Imagine the Possibilities
Knowledge is specific content Learners are empty vessels to be filled with knowledge
Knowledge is created Learning is a collaborative social endeavor
A Paradigm Shift Tools for Supporting Individuals Tools for Supporting Relationships
 
Scenarios  <ul><li>Everyday Tools </li></ul>
Mobile Phone
Ministry With a Mobile Phone <ul><li>What?  </li></ul><ul><li>Your Imagination! </li></ul><ul><li>Dyads </li></ul>
Scenarios  <ul><li>Grades PK – 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 4-8 </li></ul>
Tool(s)  Activity <ul><li>Power Point or Use Presentation Tool in Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera </li></ul><...
Jesus Teaches Love <ul><li>Invite parents to assist child in finding or taking photos </li></ul><ul><li>Photos: Sharing ti...
Side Note  <ul><li>Creative Commons Images </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
Animal Photo’s
 
Scenarios  <ul><li>Grades 2 - 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 8 - 11 </li></ul>
Tool(s)  Activity <ul><li>Quia.com </li></ul><ul><li>30 day intro </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Gather to Wo...
Tool(s)  Activity <ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Printer  </li></ul><ul><li>-or- </li></ul><ul><li>LCD Projector </li></...
Activity <ul><li>Take a moment to think about who are some of the famous people they would follow. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick ...
Tool(s)  Activity <ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Option for the Poor and Vulnerable </li></ul...
Blogging in Education
http://twentyfivedays.wordpress.com/
Laura’s Stockman’s Story <ul><li>10 year old </li></ul><ul><li>Honor the memory of her grandfather who had died the year b...
 
 
 
 
Tool(s)  Activity <ul><li>Blogging Tools </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.epals.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.imbee.com   <...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limited Only by Your Imagination <ul><li>Catechists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content-related blog as professional practice  <...
Tool(s)  Activity <ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera (if needed) </li></ul><ul><li>MS Photostory or if  Vis...
Activity <ul><li>Direct students to  http://www.vatican.va  ; Diocesan website  http://www.archbalt.org  ; Parish website ...
 
 
 
 
Scenarios  <ul><li>Grades 6-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 11-14 </li></ul>
Tool(s)  Activity <ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Internet – Google Docs (collaborative tool)  </li></ul><ul><li>Grad...
 
 
 
 
 
Tool(s)  Activity <ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scrapblog.com  or </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><...
Liturgical Church Year <ul><li>Work in small groups (share password) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a story about the Liturgical...
Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) <ul><li>Note: Be careful about the information you are publishing, such as student names, scho...
Scenarios  <ul><li>Young Adult </li></ul><ul><li>Adult </li></ul>
 
 
 
Social Networks: Connect Users into Communities of Trust (or interests)
Flickr social network for sharing photos
You-Tube   social network for sharing videos
<ul><li>Over 200 Web 2.0 Sites in 41 Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Rated, Ranked and Awarded </li></ul><ul><li>15 Interview...
 
http://digitalcatechesis.ning.com
Consultant  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Religion Publishers   727-744-4684 mobile 727-789-2783   fax/office   Your Partner i...
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Today's students have a wealth of e-tools (Internet, iPods, computers, and...) available to them to enhance their learning. How can we use these etools in parish or school settings with low-end or high-end tech environments?

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  • 06/09/09 E-Tools in Catechesis: The Challenge and Blessing!
  • E Tools in Catechesis

    1. 1. The Challenge and Blessing NCEA – 106 th Annual Convention Anaheim, California April 15, 2009 Caroline Cerveny, SSJ, D. Min. Sponsor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Religion Publishers E-Tools in Catechesis
    2. 2. Session Focus <ul><li>Being Curious! </li></ul><ul><li>Merging Technology with Catechetics </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring Emerging Web 2.0 World </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory??? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Explore Explore Explore
    4. 6. New Report – 21 st Century Skills, Education and Competiveness <ul><li>The report says every aspect of the U.S. Education system – from pre-kindergarten to postsecondary and adult education, including after school and teacher preparation programs – “must be aligned to prepare citizens with the 21 st century skills they need to compete.” </li></ul>In catechetics, it is not about competition, but about being relevant!
    5. 9. <ul><li>Traditional Learning Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging Catechetical Learning Landscapes </li></ul><ul><li>Tradition and Technology </li></ul>Transforming Catechetical Environments with Technology
    6. 10. What students should know… <ul><li>Creativity and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Information Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Operations and Concepts </li></ul>
    7. 11. Imagine the Possibilities
    8. 12. Knowledge is specific content Learners are empty vessels to be filled with knowledge
    9. 13. Knowledge is created Learning is a collaborative social endeavor
    10. 14. A Paradigm Shift Tools for Supporting Individuals Tools for Supporting Relationships
    11. 16. Scenarios <ul><li>Everyday Tools </li></ul>
    12. 17. Mobile Phone
    13. 18. Ministry With a Mobile Phone <ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><li>Your Imagination! </li></ul><ul><li>Dyads </li></ul>
    14. 19. Scenarios <ul><li>Grades PK – 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 4-8 </li></ul>
    15. 20. Tool(s) Activity <ul><li>Power Point or Use Presentation Tool in Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Or – Scanner </li></ul><ul><li>Or – Creative Commons Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus Teaches Love </li></ul><ul><li>Connect Your Faith </li></ul>
    16. 21. Jesus Teaches Love <ul><li>Invite parents to assist child in finding or taking photos </li></ul><ul><li>Photos: Sharing time on the computer with family members, caring for creation, being kind to friend or neighbor, or …. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a presentation that illustrates ways to keep the Greatest Commandment. </li></ul>
    17. 22. Side Note <ul><li>Creative Commons Images </li></ul>
    18. 28. Animal Photo’s
    19. 30. Scenarios <ul><li>Grades 2 - 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 8 - 11 </li></ul>
    20. 31. Tool(s) Activity <ul><li>Quia.com </li></ul><ul><li>30 day intro </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Gather to Worship </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter Test </li></ul><ul><li>Convert to e-format and email link to family & encourage parents to assist. </li></ul>
    21. 32. Tool(s) Activity <ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Printer </li></ul><ul><li>-or- </li></ul><ul><li>LCD Projector </li></ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Audience Response System </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Church Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichment </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail Activity </li></ul>
    22. 33. Activity <ul><li>Take a moment to think about who are some of the famous people they would follow. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick one person to nominate “Leader of the Year” </li></ul><ul><li>Find a photo of the person (parents) </li></ul><ul><li>Include an example of reason in email </li></ul><ul><li>Email reason (2-4 sentences) by (date) with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name of Person </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The reason why they should be chosen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo of person (w photo credit) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poster or PPT of leader photos </li></ul>
    23. 34. Tool(s) Activity <ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Option for the Poor and Vulnerable </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Defense Fund www.childrensdefense.org </li></ul><ul><li>Check out E-book in addition to statistics </li></ul>
    24. 35. Blogging in Education
    25. 36. http://twentyfivedays.wordpress.com/
    26. 37. Laura’s Stockman’s Story <ul><li>10 year old </li></ul><ul><li>Honor the memory of her grandfather who had died the year before (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Decided to do one good deed each day </li></ul><ul><li>With mother’s approval, to share her work with the world </li></ul>
    27. 42. Tool(s) Activity <ul><li>Blogging Tools </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.epals.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.imbee.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://webdesign.about.com/od/weblogs/tp/aatp_weblogs.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Any Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Epals Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Imbee.com </li></ul><ul><li>7 Blog Tools - Choices </li></ul>
    28. 61. Limited Only by Your Imagination <ul><li>Catechists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content-related blog as professional practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking and personal knowledge sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional tips for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course announcements and readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotated links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For blog examples, - http://delicious.com/ccerveny/blog_example </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective or writing journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment submission and review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dialogue for groupwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share course-related resources </li></ul></ul>
    29. 62. Tool(s) Activity <ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera (if needed) </li></ul><ul><li>MS Photostory or if Vista user MS Movie Maker </li></ul><ul><li>Or any of the Digital Storytelling websites - http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/Dominoe+50+Ways </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 5 </li></ul><ul><li>The Teaching Church </li></ul><ul><li>Scripture Enrichment </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. 28: 19-20 (Jesus gives Peter the authority to teach and lead people to the kingdom). </li></ul>
    30. 63. Activity <ul><li>Direct students to http://www.vatican.va ; Diocesan website http://www.archbalt.org ; Parish website http://www.holytrinity.org </li></ul><ul><li>Write a script to intro pope, bishop, and pastor to class and highlight how your pastor continues the work of the apostles. Include a TY to pastor. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about scripts in class, vote for best, create a video, Post on YouTube, Sunday Bulletin. </li></ul>
    31. 68. Scenarios <ul><li>Grades 6-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 11-14 </li></ul>
    32. 69. Tool(s) Activity <ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Internet – Google Docs (collaborative tool) </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 6 </li></ul><ul><li>All the Faithful </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate Prayer Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Litany of the Saints </li></ul>
    33. 75. Tool(s) Activity <ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scrapblog.com or </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 7 & 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Liturgical Church Year </li></ul>
    34. 76. Liturgical Church Year <ul><li>Work in small groups (share password) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a story about the Liturgical Year as it is experienced in your parish </li></ul><ul><li>HS: Create 1-Minute Videos that highlight the Liturgical Year as celebrated in the parish. Post to You Tube </li></ul>
    35. 77. Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) <ul><li>Note: Be careful about the information you are publishing, such as student names, school identification, student pictures or student work with names attached. You also need to make sure the images published are free of copyright infringements. Talk about the issues of copyright on the World Wide Web as well as issues of online privacy. </li></ul>
    36. 78. Scenarios <ul><li>Young Adult </li></ul><ul><li>Adult </li></ul>
    37. 82. Social Networks: Connect Users into Communities of Trust (or interests)
    38. 83. Flickr social network for sharing photos
    39. 84. You-Tube social network for sharing videos
    40. 85. <ul><li>Over 200 Web 2.0 Sites in 41 Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Rated, Ranked and Awarded </li></ul><ul><li>15 Interviews with Founders of Winning Sites </li></ul><ul><li>The creators of the winning sites share their insight and approach, including technology, funding and methods for attracting traffic. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.seomoz.org/web2.0 </li></ul>
    41. 87. http://digitalcatechesis.ning.com
    42. 88. Consultant Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Religion Publishers   727-744-4684 mobile 727-789-2783 fax/office   Your Partner in Lifelong Faith Formation   Interactive Connections New Media Formation for Ministry [email_address] Caroline Cerveny, SSJ, D. Min. President
    43. 89. Web 2.0 Possibilities Presentation (Slides: Imagine (2), Knowledge is Specific Content, Paradigm Shift, Bogging in Education, Social Networks, Flickr, You Tube, Web 2.0 Awards) by Gayla S. Keesee May, 2007 Credits

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