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  1. 1. MICDS Curriculum and Technology Understanding the Possibilities
  2. 2. <ul><li>&quot;If we teach today like we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-John Dewey, Educator and Philosopher </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Visual/Media Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Global/Cultural Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Network Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Directed, Adaptable, Flexible Learners </li></ul>Emerging Literacies
  4. 6. <ul><li>Information Explosion </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Shift from Consuming Knowledge to Evaluating, Constructing, and Creating Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>FlatWorld </li></ul>Cultural Drivers
  5. 7. <ul><li>Intentional </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum is the Driver </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciation and Understanding of 21 st Century Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities and Possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Responsive </li></ul><ul><li>Proactive </li></ul>MICDS Approach
  6. 8. Student PLE Personal Learning Environment Lenovo X61 Tablet DyKnow Technology ToolKit
  7. 9. Supporting a 21 st Century Curriculum
  8. 10. Antigone Graphic Novels Frederick Douglass Speaker Series Sudan Elective Math Research Projects/Scribe Blogs Ning Reformers Role Play PhotoEssays Wiki Labs Hamlet Videos Fitztory Digital Citizenship Flat Classroom
  9. 11. Instructional Tech and Media Specialist/ Librarian Collaboration
  10. 12. <ul><li>National/International Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers invited to NECC, NSTA, NCTM, Lausanne Laptop Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Calls from schools to collaborate on projects with MICDS </li></ul><ul><li>Outside Recognition </li></ul>
  11. 13. Homework: Brave New World Post a reflective comment or a question . (Just kidding but notice the power of a short clip and some structured reflection- simple, technology enhancement
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