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Global Education Conference 2013 Presentation


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Global Education Conference 2013 Presentation

  1. 1. + Infusing Global and Technology Education into Teacher Education Winnipeg Manitoba Canada Presented by Red River College Teacher Education Sarah Brown, Anita Lesage, Janis Ollson, Maddie Wolff Pre-service Teachers Eva Brown, Instructor
  2. 2. + What We Have Learned  Introductions  Program and Purpose  Global Education in the Curriculum  Projects to Practice PBL  Pedagogy/Methods  Summary
  3. 3. + Connect With Us @essbrown4 @anitalesage7 @wolffmaddie @janisollson @ebrownorama
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  5. 5. + Anita Lesage Anita Lesage is an after degree Pre-Service Business Information Technology Education major at Red River College. Her second teachable is Français and Psychology obtained from her Bachelor of Arts from University of Manitoba. She is a self-motivated professional, excels in a leadership roles and welcomes new challenges. An avid iPad user that embraces all that technology encompasses. She is dedicated to infusing technology into the curriculum and is passionate about being a lifelong learner. In 2013 Anita has participated in the Flat classroom Conference in Japan, presented at MANACE TIN, Riding The Wave to Change, DenApalooza, Global project with Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas and the SAGE conference on infusing technology into your curriculum.
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  7. 7. + Janis is a pre-service business and technology teacher in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at Red River College / University of Winnipeg. She is a cancer survivor who now operates out of a wheelchair; she is motivated by the challenges life offers and the rewards received by overcoming those challenges. Janis is interested in providing her students with real world experiences of culture and learning that can be gained through flattening classrooms. Janis Ollson Business / Technology Major Biology Minor Twitter: @JanisOllson
  8. 8. + Eva Brown, Instructor • • • • • • Flat Classroom Certified Teacher Microsoft Innovative Teacher Lifelong learner Modelling is key to teaching Emerging Technologies Certificate Studying Chinese Mandarin to gain a better understanding of the importance of language learning and globalization • Educator for more than 30 years • Currently pursuing an EdD in global and technology education.
  9. 9. + Teacher Education @RRC
  10. 10. + Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Hit the Ground Running  Teacher candidates must be globally competitive and skilled to infuse technology into any curriculum  ISTE Standards  Horizon Report  Provincial Curriculum Requirements  Red River College Strategic Plan – International Education
  11. 11. + Global Education in the Curriculum
  12. 12. + Flattening Classrooms Engaging Minds - Textbook
  13. 13. + Flattening Classrooms Through Global Collaboration  Global collaboration as an approach to learning, not an “extra”  Benefits of global collaboration  What does a global collaborative classroom look like?  Project Examples:  The Flat Classroom Project  Global Youth Debates  Digiteen  NetGenEd  A Week In The Life
  14. 14. + Impact on learning: Research in the Global Collaborative Classroom  What students and educators say about global collaboration  Measuring the impact  Transforming research  Five Phases to Flatten Your Classroom  Tweetable: Connect one person at a time, build trust, and move forward. Connecting people equals change. #flatclass
  15. 15. + Connection - Chapter 3 How do we obtain our information, technology and connection with others efficiently. Pull/Push Technologies Learning Pathways Twitter Fuzebox Symbaloo Diigo Scoop-It Voicethread Knowing where to search and how to search efficiently.
  16. 16. + Preparing to Connect Globally Level 5: Student to student (with student management) Level 4: Student to student (with teacher management) Global Connection Level 3: Managed global connection Level 2: Inter-connection (within school/district) Level 1: Intra-connection (within your own class)
  17. 17. + Communication  Flat classrooms depend on global collaboration.  Success requires harvesting opportunities presented by it, and overcoming challenges created by it.
  18. 18. + Project Based Learning
  19. 19. + Frontier School Division PD
  20. 20. + Frontier School Division PD  Delivering Professional Development to teachers in the Northern Manitoba Frontier School Division  Teaching techniques and tools for infusing technology into their classrooms and curriculum  Google Drive, Symbaloo, Voicethread, Prezi, Animoto, Smartboards, Wikispaces  Collaboration - Blackboard Collaborate and live streamed videos
  21. 21. + Global Youth Debates Lead Teachers
  22. 22. + Special Area Group Educators (SAGE) Provincial Conference  Janis - SAGE
  23. 23. + iPads @ RRC Project  As a class we collaborated to present Red River College math & science instructors with innovative ways to use iPads in classroom instruction
  24. 24. + Tech in the Theatre  Symbaloo  Google Drive Classroom Organizer/ Planboard Diigo Prezi
  25. 25. + Pedagogy/Methods of Leading and Learning So why is all of this learning important for pre-service teachers to be globally competitive ready to hit the ground running to infuse global and technology education into any curriculum? Horizon Report and ISTE Standards - Maddie PLN - chats, etc. and ePortfolio - Janis MOOC learning - Sarah PBL inquiry project - student centered projects - purpose, we experienced this, sharing is important - Anita
  26. 26. + Horizon Report  Cloud Computing  Mobile Learning  Learning Analytics  Open Content  3D Printing  Virtual and Remote Labratories
  27. 27. + ISTE Standards  Creativity and Innovation  Communication and Collaboration  Research and Information Fluency  Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making  Digital Citizenship  Technology Operations and Concepts
  28. 28. + PLN  Janis
  29. 29. + PLN continued  Janis
  30. 30. + MOOC: Surviving Your Rookie Year of Teaching  The “Teacher Brain”  Improving consistency & automaticity in teacher decision making  Improving student participation & thinking ratio to foster high level student engagement
  31. 31. + MOOC: Surviving Your Rookie Year of Teaching  Opportunity to communicate with other educators via discussion groups and message boards  Learning in a MOOC approach makes it easy to continue your learning on your own time, from anywhere – a must for teachers – who all need to stay current!
  32. 32. + Project Based Learning (PBL) • Choice - By allowing students to make choices at various levels in projects/assignments, you are expanding their creativity which aligns with ISTE nets. • Students take ownership for their learning – Pre-requisite learning, frustrations, challenges, celebration s, etc. • Sharing - each others’ work is key for collaboration, therefore you can learn from one another.
  33. 33. + Summary & Acknowledgements Thank you to many people!  Kathryn Mcnaughton, Dean, TEIR  Kurt Proctor, Chair  Paddy Burt, Library Director, Theatre and Equipment  Daryl McRae, Program Coordinator  eTV and ITS Departments @RRC  Frontier School Division  Manitoba Association of Computing Educators (MANACE)  Math and Science Department, RRC, Todd Thompson