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  • Licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-share alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0 Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D. scottmcleod.net/contact dangerouslyirrelevant.org schooltechleadership.org
  • What is the depth? The impact?
  • What is the depth? The impact?
  • What is the depth? The impact?
  • Licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-share alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0 Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D. scottmcleod.net/contact dangerouslyirrelevant.org schooltechleadership.org
  • Pittsburgh schools World Languages Technology Conference: June 25, 2010 use keynote

    1. 1. Using Web 2.0 Digital Tools to Encourage Critical and Creative Thinking
    2. 2. Toni Theisen ACTFL TOY 2009 [email_address] .org [email_address] .com http: //tonitheisen . wikispaces .com Loveland High School Loveland, CO 80538
    3. 3. Presentations posted at <ul><li>tonitheisen.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the menu on the left </li></ul><ul><li>Click on conference and workshop information on the left </li></ul><ul><li>Pittsburgh Schools-June 25, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>twitter hashtag: #ppswltech </li></ul>
    4. 4. Locate these 2 sites on your computer <ul><li>http://worldlanguagestech.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://tonitheisen.wikispaces.com </li></ul>
    5. 5. Follow these 3 Twitter hashtags this coming week: <ul><li>#iste10 </li></ul><ul><li>#ascdSC </li></ul><ul><li>#globaled2010 </li></ul>
    6. 6. Using Web 2.0 Digital Tools to Encourage Critical and Creative Thinking
    7. 7. Essential Question How can 21st century skills and tools engage and empower learners to become active global digital citizens?
    8. 8. Guiding Questions 1. How can a teacher engage these emerging global digital citizens in meaningful, relevant tasks? 2. How can both teachers and students build collaborative partnerships for learning? 3. Why is collaboration, most likely, one of the most important 21st century skills?
    9. 10. Education for all-FIFA
    10. 11. <ul><li>“ Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.” -Hebrew Proverb </li></ul>A Thought…
    11. 12. The 21st century is here . (Isn’t it time we started preparing students for it?) http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/ dangerouslyirrelevant .org
    12. 15. <ul><li>Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach. - Marc Prensky- “ Don’t bother me Mom-I’m learning ” </li></ul>
    13. 16. Monumental Shift
    14. 17. <ul><li>“ radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish” —Sir Ken Robinson, Bring on the Learning Revolution </li></ul>
    15. 18. <ul><li>We must ‘collaborate or perish’-across borders, cultures, disciplines, and firms, and increasingly with masses of people at one time. </li></ul><ul><li>— Tapscott & Williams Wikinomics </li></ul>
    16. 22. Global Competency: &quot;Learn &quot;with&quot; the world... not just &quot;about&quot; the world.&quot;
    17. 23. “ Teaching students about the world is not a subject in itself, separate from other content areas, but should be an integral part of all subjects taught. We need to open global gateways and inspire students to explore beyond their national borders.” Vivien Stewart, Becoming Citizens of the World, Educational Leadership “ Teaching students about the world is not a subject in itself, separate from other content areas, but should be an integral part of all subjects taught. We need to open global gateways and inspire students to explore beyond their national borders.” Vivien Stewart, Becoming Citizens of the World, Educational Leadership
    18. 25. “ Imagination is more important than knowledge.” -Albert Einstein
    19. 27. Critical Thinking
    20. 28. Bloom’s Taxonomy <ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul>Higher Lower
    21. 29. Creative Thinking
    22. 30. Creative Thinking
    23. 32. Report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement, “Charting the Path from Engagement to Achievement” <ul><li>41%, said they went to school because of what they learned </li></ul><ul><li>23% reported that they went to school because they like their teachers </li></ul><ul><li>65% said they ‘like discussions in which there are no clear answers’; </li></ul><ul><li>82% reported that they would welcome the chance to be creative in school. </li></ul>
    24. 35. http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/ Partnership for 21st Century Skills
    25. 36. 21st Century Skills? <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking and Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity and Invention </li></ul><ul><li>Information and Technology Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Global Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Direction </li></ul>
    26. 37. http://johncaswell.com/blog/ Communication Collaboration Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Creativity and Invention Global Awareness Self-direction Information and Technology Literacy
    27. 44. 21st Century students want to create content Not just consume it!
    28. 45. Digital Tools-2 views <ul><li>Teacher viewpoint: Sees individual tools and what could be done with the tool </li></ul><ul><li>21st century learner viewpoint: Sees the task and chooses the best tool </li></ul>
    29. 47. Don’t throw tech into the classroom and hope for good things <ul><li>Focus on the change in pedagogy, not the tech </li></ul><ul><li>It’s about changing the relationship between a teacher and a learner </li></ul><ul><li>Use tech for student-centered personalized environment </li></ul><ul><li>Cut back on lectures-teachers don’t have all the answers. </li></ul><ul><li>Empower students to collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>-Don Tapscott </li></ul>
    30. 49. <ul><li>“ L o ok, I agree with most of what you’re saying, but I’ve got kids in my class who don’t have the devices, who don’t have the access, he said. Wh at are we supposed to do when every student can’t do this?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I just looked at the person and said gr eat question. How you going to fix that?” </li></ul><ul><li>-Will Richardson </li></ul><ul><li>http://weblogg-ed.com/ </li></ul>
    31. 51. But the 21st century learner needs your expertise! Image source:http://www.edutopia.org/ikid-digital-learner-technology-2008
    32. 54. Gaming vocabulary <ul><li>MMO or MMORPG- Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (World of Warcraft game) </li></ul><ul><li>Badge of honor </li></ul><ul><li>Leveling up </li></ul><ul><li>Epic fail </li></ul><ul><li>Epic win </li></ul>
    33. 55. “ 3 billion hours of play a week” -Jane McGonigal, game developer, Institute for the Future
    34. 56. Lots of play--so what does that mean? <ul><li>10,000 hours of play by age 21 </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 hours is the same as all the hours a student spends in class from grades 5-12 with perfect attendance </li></ul><ul><li>10,000-”Outliers” by Malcolm Gladstone-means one becomes an expert </li></ul><ul><li>-Jane McGonigal </li></ul>
    35. 57. Why is the virtual world so powerful? <ul><li>Epic story </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of positive feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of collaborators to help along the way </li></ul><ul><li>Gamers are inspired to collaborate, be risk-takers, “stick with a problem until solved” </li></ul><ul><li>Meet and work with other gamers all over the world-without judgement. </li></ul><ul><li>-Jane McGonigal </li></ul>
    36. 58. Games-what’s happening? <ul><li>Not just violence </li></ul><ul><li>“ World without oil game experiment asks,”How would you live this epic adventure? </li></ul><ul><li>Evoke-in collaboration with the World Bank-to solve world problems such as hunger, poverty.. </li></ul><ul><li>More time gaming, but in real-world contexts </li></ul><ul><li>-Jane McGonigal </li></ul>
    37. 59. http://johncaswell.com/blog/ Communication Collaboration Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Creativity and Invention Global Awareness Self-direction Information and Technology Literacy
    38. 61. <ul><li>How do teachers develop their own </li></ul><ul><li>PLN? </li></ul><ul><li>(personal learning network) </li></ul>
    39. 62. Wikispaces Blogs Nings Facebook Twitter PLN New ACTFL Community Diigo
    40. 63. My Twitter PLN
    41. 64. http://johncaswell.com/blog/ Communication Collaboration Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Creativity and Invention Global Awareness Self-direction Information and Technology Literacy
    42. 65. Guiding Questions 1. How can a teacher engage these emerging global digital citizens in meaningful, relevant tasks? 2. How can both teachers and students build collaborative partnerships for learning? 3. Why is collaboration, most likely, one of the most important 21st century skills?
    43. 66. Essential Question How can 21st century skills and tools engage and empower learners to become active global digital citizens?
    44. 67. The 21st century is here . (Isn’t it time we started preparing students for it?) http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/ dangerouslyirrelevant .org
    45. 68. Photo credits <ul><li>http://www.97thfloor.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/old-school.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.join1goal.org/index.php?country=uk </li></ul><ul><li>http://stayoutofschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/einstein_thinking.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hillsdaleca.ca/assets/images/soocer_south.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://boatingsa.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/fifa.png </li></ul><ul><li>http://cache.kotaku.com/assets/resources/2007/10/kids_gaming.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.mingoville.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/kids-play-english-games.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.districtadministration.com/photos/uncategorized/2008/10/07/videogamesnypl.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3130/2572117855_e665fd1bb6.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blog.iqmatrix.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/critical-thinking-questions.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcleod/3819601105/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/47756352@N07/4616190792/sizes/o/in/pool-858082@N25/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/johndavey/3334454519/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/athena/325752626/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/e06158/2272739708/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/48988616@N03/4497369623/in/pool-858082@N25 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/4353817768/in/pool-858082@N25 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/4369233394/in/pool-858082@N25 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/36076390@N07/3832270170/in/pool-858082@N25 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/3826436778/in/pool-858082@N25 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcleod/3340500017/in/pool-858082@N25 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcleod/3105191883/in/pool-858082@N25 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/4579064900/in/pool-858082@N25 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.avantgame.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://collab.ipda.org/images/collaborate.jpg </li></ul>
    46. 69. Toni Theisen ACTFL TOY 2009 [email_address] .org [email_address] .com http: //tonitheisen . wikispaces .com Loveland High School Loveland, CO 80538

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