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NCAIS Presentation Nov 2010


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Slide deck for presentation on using social media to extend the science classroom given at the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools Conference on November 5, 2010.

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NCAIS Presentation Nov 2010

  1. 1. Tearing Down Walls: Extending the Science Classroom Derrick Willard Providence Day School
  2. 2. Extending My Classroom… • Wiki (exam review) • Skype (guest speakers) • Blog (class) • Blog (project)
  3. 3. Wiki (exam review)
  4. 4. Skype (guest speakers)
  5. 5. Blog (class)
  6. 6. Class Blog • Scribe post method • Reflection post • On My Mind post • ClustrMap
  7. 7. Blog (project)
  8. 8. Lessons Learned? • Wiki: quiet girls can talk online (chat) • Skype: real world calling • Class blog: scribes create a learning community and produce quality content for a more authentic audience • Project blog: keep parents and collaborators in the loop
  9. 9. Wanna know more? • Twitter: @dwillard • Skype: ickwillard • Email: • Blog:
  10. 10. Visit my current projects…
  11. 11. Next Step…Build a PLN! New Models of Professional Development Session: 4 This workshop will explore the use of social media tools like Ning, Twitter, and social bookmarking for professional development and creating professional learning networks. Audience: All Room: 307 Presenter: Matt Scully Providence Day School