Connected Educator Challenge


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Plans for how we are going to write a free wikibook to help educators in all disciplines connect and share.

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  • Many people talk and whine. Others pontificate. We ACT. We will make it simple for others to join in online conversations by being welcoming and creating something that can be shared EVERYWHERE! Join us!
  • Many people talk and whine. Others pontificate. We ACT. We will make it simple for others to join in online conversations by being welcoming and creating something that can be shared EVERYWHERE! Join us!
  • Connected Educator Challenge

    1. 1. #ce12 ChallengeWikibook to Connect Educators
    2. 2. #ce12 ChallengeWhy aren’t more educators connecting?
    3. 3. “…you can’t just drop new innovations into a classroom and hope that the instructor will invent effective ways to use them. To fully utilize a new teaching technology, you often need to invent new teaching practices as well.” John Seely Brown, Visiting Scholar, University of Southern California Flat Classroom Conference 2011 Backchannel: Beijing, China “Web 2 Kung Fu” speedsharing
    4. 4. Community of Practice• “communities of practice are formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor.” (Lave and Wegner) Backchannel: #ccsiste
    5. 5. 5 Pillars of Wikipedia PURPOSE: 1. Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia. POINT OF VIEW: 2. Wikipedia is written from a neutral point of view. LICENSING AND COPYRIGHT: 3. Wikipedia is free content that anyone can edit, use, modify, and distribute. COMMUNITY GUIDELINES: 4. Editors should interact with each other in a respectful and civil manner. RULES: 5. Wikipedia does not have firm rules.
    6. 6. Community guidelines for classroom spaces. 1. PURPOSE: What is the purpose of your website, web page, or document? 2. POINT OF VIEW: What person or perspective is appropriate? 3. LICENSING AND COPYRIGHT: What is the licensing of work posted to the site you are using? Who owns the work? What are the requirements for citing sources of work? Does the publication method and license use require additional permissions from those who are cited in the work? 4. COMMUNITY GUIDELINES: Technology. Do members have an adequate grasp of the technology skills required to use the platform and troubleshoot problems? What online and community support is in place to help? Technopersonal. Have students learned to assume good faith on the part of other students and self-regulate responses when problems happen? 5. RULES: What are the rules of your community? Do they evolve? What decisions are reserved for teachers?
    7. 7. Community guidelines for This Project 1. PURPOSE: To create a living document to help educators in all disciplines to easily connect with others while raising the quality of discussions about collaborative scholarly work through a real-world experience as part of Connected Educators month 2012. This purpose may evolve . 2. POINT OF VIEW: Third person is preferred unless it is a quotation which may be in first person. 3. LICENSING AND COPYRIGHT: Creative Commons License Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Link to works. Make sure that if you quote it, that it can be shared freely with others under our license. We want anyone to be able to freely use what we write. Please put direct quotes in quotations with a link. Include Twitter handles, and blogs for each person cited. 4. COMMUNITY GUIDELINES: Technology. Wikispaces help on top right side. You will have volunteers to help on the help page or if you’re on twitter, ,talk and share at #ce12challenge Technopersonal. Assume good faith on the part of other participants and self-regulate responses when problems happen. 5. RULES: Edit and share on page
    8. 8. W.x.7 Conduct research projects Revision W.x.8 Gather relevant information W.x.9 Draw evidence Citation and Discussions & Permission Feedback Content Editing Cycle W.x.4 Production and distribution W.x.5 Develop and strengthen writing W.x.6 Use technology Monitoring & Troubleshooting Engagement
    9. 9. Relationship to Common Core Decide your text type & purpose,Plan determine timeframe, production & distribution methodSet Up Reality check to select tool and set up. W.x.7 Conduct research projectsResearch & W.x.8 Gather relevant informationDraft W.x.9 Draw evidenceContentEditing See content editing cycle.Assessment Summative & formative throughout.Legacy W.x.10 Write over varied time frames for a variety of tasks,Kaizen purposes and audiences
    10. 10. Timeline to create ourwikibook forthe world of Celebration education & Editing Reflection • August 23-30 • August 30 4:30 – 5:30 EDT Kickoff • August 16 4:30-5:30
    11. 11. Let’s invitethe world to join us!
    12. 12. Why is thisimportant?
    13. 13. Remember!Keep what worksImprove what doesn’t.Always have room for new people in your network.
    14. 14. Questions/conversation
    15. 15. #ce12 ChallengeWikibook to Connect Educators