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This slideshow was created for educators who are thinking about the many facets of 21st century learning including using online tools, learning new tools and have realized that there are new skills for our students to be exposed to.

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Digital literacies.pptx.lnk

  1. 1. Where to begin???Information for educators and their students Dawn MacIsaac November 2011
  2. 2. Access information efficiently and effectively* Owning and organizing the internet* Collaborative and digitalcitizenshipAnalyze media andinformation critically andcompetently* Curating, copyright awareness anddigital judgmentUse information accuratelyand creatively and apply toolseffectively* Creating for audience and purpose* Based on the curriculumcontinuum
  3. 3. Continue to learn and create for yourself and with students. Incorporate a few tools for the classroom.Join a PLN and createorganizational tools.Start by talking to other educators andsee what tools they use.
  4. 4. Some words are new and some words are not what they used to be….. Dashboard  Embed code Widget  2.0, 3.0 Tags  #hashtags RSS  .dll Themes  .epub Settings  Friends Mashup  Privacy pings  Post
  5. 5. Access Information efficiently andeffectively Means… *organizing the Internet *Learning to collaborate and be a digital citizen Picture by Adam Baker (FlickerCC)
  6. 6. Your favorite social networks and tools can be organized into your own home page. Home page organizers allow you to put all your web favorites in one place.IGoogle
  7. 7. The internet is huge.  It’s full of useful and not so useful information. How do you make what is relevant come to you? netvibesIGoogle
  8. 8.  +New+Possibilities+for+Teaching+and+Learning delicious
  9. 9. (Create a PLN) Use twitter hashtags (tweetdeck) #edchat #elemchat #edtechtalk #scichat #mathchat #mschat #hschat #cpchatImage created with twitter mosaic maker.
  10. 10. Photo by Alec Couros
  11. 11. Teachers are….ConnectorsLocally and Globally, Content and PeopleContent CreatorsTeachers who use interactive media professionally will find theyrapidly develop learning styles and strengths similar to theirstudentsCollaboratorsWe can no longer try to be the “holder of all the knowledge”CoachesModel the skills the students will needChange agentsUse web tools to move away from some traditional paradigms ofinstruction Pg 136&137, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts (2009)by Will Richardson
  12. 12. The Moral ImperativeThis video is an abridged version of :
  13. 13. (pg26 Language arts Curriculum Guide)Photo by Paul Bica
  14. 14. TEDxNYED - Will Richardson - 03/05/2011
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  16. 16. A 21st century skill is the ability to analyze media and information critically and competently. *Copy right awareness *Using “settings” as protection for their digital footprintPicture by Mo Riza
  17. 17. Topics that students need to understand… 1) Discuss being aware of who made the website and why the website was created. (tree squid) (provincial guidelines) 2) Discuss that search engine results must be double checked. 3) Discuss that every time you agree to use a username and password you must study the settings to see what parts of your profile are being made public. Old accounts should be purged. 4) Discuss changing passwords. 5) Talk about digital footprint. 6) Explain that copyright must be respected.
  18. 18. Copyright in Canada Awareness tube Creative Commons
  19. 19.  Emerging devices, tools, media, and virtual environments offer opportunities for creating new types of learning communities for students and teachers. Searchingfor content requires wise information literacy strategies (embedded in the curriculum learning processes) to avoid being lost in the information labyrinth.
  20. 20. A 21st century skill is to use information accurately and creatively and apply tools effectively. •Using the curriculumPicture by Jeremy Hall (FlickrCC)
  21. 21. Technology, in the continuum, is divided into three strands Publishing Gather *Scan/embed information/Research materials into projects *Understand the General *Create graphics importance ofCommunication *Cite and credit multiple sites *Email materials and valid *participate in * Create sources for presentations researchonline learning (choice of tools) to groups communicate knowledge *understand * Understand the *Understand copyright and connection between strategies that ethical issues presentation on a try to influence website and its people to detect * Understand audience.personal safety bias *Frame points and issues to create persuasive productions. *Sources should be cited and credited pg195
  22. 22. Grade one teacher Kathy Cassidy describes this as “fun” while students were predicting, recording, counting, writing numbers, finding the largest number. Some children chose to talk about it on video. During other activities Kathy might provide choices such as using an iPad app called Screenchomp to explain what they had learned. A few children could make a drawing Animationish, an animation program . Others might chose a digital drawing program and toStudents creating for a larger global audience and record their explanation onwhile learning about digital citizenship. Audioboo.
  23. 23.  You Tube  Movie maker Diigo, Delicious,  My favorites Symbaloo Blog  Word processing Prezi, Gliffy  Slideshow Flicker  Camera Glogster  Poster Shelfari  Book clubs Youth voices  Presentation Skype an Expert/Author  Text books Museum Box  Heritage fair
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  25. 25. Try new tools.. Befunky Duckduckgo Quizlet Squareleaf Turnitin Primary wall Apps Story bird Wordle Slideshare Quickmaps Mobileme Popplet WikibooksPartner and Santa Animotocreated in Befunky Voicethread
  26. 26.  Point of view: Outlines the point of the story and the perspective from which the story is told.  A dramatic question: Sets the tension of the story by identifying issues to be resolved.  Emotional content: Engages the audience through common emotions and themes (love, pain, humor).  The gift of your voice: Helps the audience make meaning of images.  The power of the soundtrack: Sets the mood of the story.  Economy: Balances the auditory and visual tracks of meaning.  Pacing: Sustains the attention of the audience by establishing and modifying the rhythm of the story.
  27. 27. video/pressure-be-perfectWatch the award winning "Pressure to bePerfect" and "Live the Dream” videos by clickingon the link to view an award winning student-created documentary by N.B’s District 18students.
  28. 28. Let’s look at the curriculum guidelines Effective Use of Technology Within the Core Curriculum Areas
  29. 29. Look again…withWordle!
  30. 30. Systems for strategic actions for processing written textStrategies to Strategies toSustaining Reading Expand ThinkingSolving words PredictingMonitoring and Correcting Making ConnectionsSearching for and Using InferringInformationMaintaining Fluency AnalyzingAdjusting Critiquing
  31. 31. BooksRichardson, R (2009) Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, Corwin PressTrilling, B. Fadel, C. (2009) 21st Century Skills: Learning For Life in Our TimePinnell, G., Fountas, I. (2007) The Continuum of Literacy LearningPinnell, G., Fountas, I. (2006) Teaching for Comprehension and FluencyWebShareski, D. Sharing moral-obligation-for-teachers/
  32. 32.  WEBMiddle School Journal Digital Storytelling: A Tool for Teaching and Learning in the YouTube Generation bid/2409/Default.aspxJudy O’Connel School Libraries and Meta Literacies in Action libraries-and-metaliteracy-in-actionJudy O’Connell The Next Big Thing is Web 3.0. Catch It If You Can you-canJudy O’Connel Learning in an online World 2011 Horizon Report Cassidy Digital Toolbox’s Taxonomy by S Penny Tube Copyright School