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7 Steps to Flatten Your Classroom ISTE 2010

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7 Steps to Flatten Your Classroom ISTE 2010

  1. 1. Backchannel today: http://tinyurl.com/flatchat Slides and Links posted at www.flatclassroomproject.net
  2. 2. ISTE SIGTel www.flatclassroomproject.net Online Learning Award Winner Net Gen 2007 Education (with Don Tapscott) Eracism Project Collaborative Project Contest Flat Classroom™ First Place 2007 Conference
  3. 3. How To Vote via Texting 1. Standard texting rates only (worst case US $0.20) TIPS 2. We have no access to your phone number 3. Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do
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  5. 5. How To Vote via Twitter 1. Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do TIPS 2. Since @poll is the first word, your followers will not receive this tweet
  6. 6. E-learning Coordinator at Beijing (BISS) International School, China JULIE LINDSAY
  7. 7. Teacher and Information Technology Director, Westwood Schools, Camilla, Georgia, USA VICKI “COOL CAT TEACHER” DAVIS
  8. 8. Vicki’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “FLAT!”
  9. 9. Julie’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “CLASS!”
  10. 10. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  11. 11. Vicki’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “FLAT!”
  12. 12. Julie’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “CLASS!”
  13. 13. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  14. 14. Vicki’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “FLAT!”
  15. 15. Julie’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “CLASS!”
  16. 16. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  17. 17. Vicki’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “FLAT!”
  18. 18. Julie’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “CLASS!”
  19. 19. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  20. 20. BANGLADESH
  21. 21. CAMILLA GA USA
  22. 22. Julie’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “CLASS!”
  23. 23. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  24. 24. 10 “FLATTENERS” 1. Collapse of the Berlin 8. In sourcing Wall 9. Informing 2. Netscape (Web 10. The “Steroids” Browsers) • Mobile, Ubiquitous 3. Workflow Software Computing 4. Open Sourcing • Virtual Communications 5. Outsourcing – Instant Messaging 6. Off shoring – VOIP (Skype) 7. Supply Chaining
  25. 25. Wiki Editing
  26. 26. TEAMS “Working with people across the world has challenged me.” “The majority of my partners wanted to contribute something meaningful to the project.” Horizon Project Students http://horizonproject.wikispaces.com
  27. 27. Student Produced Video Student Video (Producer) Final Video Explaining Topic Outsourced Video (Partner)
  28. 28. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  29. 29. Flat Classroom All project links are at http://www.flatclassroomproject.org
  30. 30. Horizon Project All project links are at http://www.flatclassroomproject.org
  31. 31. Digiteen Project http://digiteen.wikispaces.com All project links are at http://www.flatclassroomproject.org
  32. 32. All project links are at http://www.flatclassroomproject.org
  33. 33. 30+ countries
  34. 34. 3000+ students
  35. 35. Vicki’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “FLAT!”
  36. 36. Julie’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “CLASS!”
  37. 37. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  38. 38. Teachers Peer Students Review Classrooms Learning Spaces The Internet Expert Judges Advisors (Educators) (Educators)
  39. 39. Vicki’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “FLAT!”
  40. 40. Julie’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “CLASS!”
  41. 41. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  42. 42. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  43. 43. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  44. 44. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  45. 45. 6/30/2010
  46. 46. What are the steps to a FLAT Classroom ?
  47. 47. KAIZEN = Slow, steady improvement
  48. 48. “You cannot step in the same river twice.” Heraclitus
  49. 49. 7 Steps to Flatten Your Classroom 1.CONNECT 2.COMMUNICATE 3.CITIZENSHIP 4.CONTRIBUTE & COLLABORATE 5.CHOICE 6.CREATE 7.CELEBRATE
  50. 50. Step #1 A.Yourself B.Your Organization C.Your Students
  51. 51. Connect Yourself
  52. 52. “Pull is the ability to attract people and resources to you that are relevant and valuable, even if you were not even aware before that they existed.” Brown, J. S., Davidson, L., & Hagel III, J. (2010). The Power of Pull (Kindle Edition ed.). USA: Basic Books. Loc. 172-73, 183-85.
  53. 53. PULL Technology #1 The RSS Reader
  54. 54. (PLN) iGoogle Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 69 http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  55. 55. NETVIBES Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 70 http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  56. 56. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 71 http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  57. 57. PULL Technology #2 Tablet-Sized Devices
  58. 58. “The bit-literate approach involves creating and maintaining a , a constantly pruned set of publications (digital, print, and other media) that keeps us informed about what matters most to us professional and personally.” Hurst, M. (2007). Bit Literacy. (Kindle ed.) New York: Good Experience Press. Loc. 782, 786.
  59. 59. 6 Pull Technologies 1. RSS Reader 2. Tablet-Sized Devices 3. Handheld Devices 4. Social Bookmarking 5. Joining Online Conversations 6. Networking Organizations
  60. 60. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  61. 61. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  62. 62. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  63. 63. Step #1 A.Yourself B.Your Organization
  64. 64. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  65. 65. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  66. 66. Context Analysis • Local School Policies and Procedures • Laws of the State and Nation • Relationships • Site Blocking and Unblocking • Parent Communication & Permissions • Past Experiences • Local Mentors &Advocates for Global Collaboration
  67. 67. Curricular Coordination • Project Organizers: – Agree on mandatory outcomes and cooperation aspects • Local Curriculum – Standards Alignment – Augmentation of Project on Customized Basis
  68. 68. Flat Classroom ™ Project Mandatory: Collaboratively Edited Wiki Digital Storytelling Artifact with Outsourced Clip Optional Outcomes: Pre-project and Post-Project Blogging Forum Discussions and Responses to Keynotes Student Summit Presentations in Elluminate Diigo Social Bookmarking and Research
  69. 69. Digiteen™ Project Mandatory: Collaboratively Edited Wiki Local School Off-line action Projects Action Wiki Reporting Outcomes with Documentation Optional Outcomes: Reflective Posts from Project Introductory Videos Post-Project Reflections Diigo Social Bookmarking and Research Unique projects assigned by the teacher as part of the action project based upon curricular objectives
  70. 70. Step #1 A.Yourself B.Your Organization C.Your Students
  71. 71. What are you bringing IN?
  72. 72. How are you CONNECTING?
  73. 73. What does the best education in the world look like? “What Makes Finnish Kids So Smart” The Wall Street Journal By ELLEN GAMERMAN February 2008 6/30/2010 http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB120425355065601997.html Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 88 http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  74. 74. http://flickr.com/photos/prittibaby/4770
  75. 75. Phase one - Intra-connection (within your own class) Taxonomy of Global Connection Phase two - Inter-connection Five Phases (within school/ district) of Flattening Phase three - Managed global connection your classroom Phase four - Student to Student (With Teacher Management) Phase five - Student to Student (with Student Management) Flattened – “Leveled” Learning Environment ©Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay
  76. 76. 7 Steps 1.CONNECT 2.COMMUNICATE
  77. 77. Step #2
  78. 78. Traditional Classroom Austria Qatar USA
  79. 79. Flat Classroom Student in USA student Austria writes responds a blog post Group Blogging Platform
  80. 80. Traditional Classroom Austria Qatar USA
  81. 81. Flat Classroom Social Educational Network Cooperating Wiki Teachers
  82. 82. Design Concept! The effective FLAT classroom structure has BOTH ASYNCHRONOUS and SYNCHRONOUS communications methods.
  83. 83. Examples • Educational Network - http://ning.flatclassroomproject.com • Wiki - http://wiki.flatclassroomproject.com • Bookmarking Group - http://diigo.digiteen.net • Elluminate – presentations http://flatclassroomproject2008.wikispaces.com/ Student+Summits • Don Tapscott Interacting with Students http://netgened.grownupdigital.com/forum/topics/is -this-the-dumbest-generation
  84. 84. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  85. 85. 7 Steps 1.CONNECT 2.COMMUNICATE 3.CITIZENSHIP
  86. 86. Step #3
  87. 87. Digital Citizens
  88. 88.  Global Awareness  Cultural Awareness  Respect for Others  Safety and Privacy  Managing Online Activity
  89. 89. Digital Citizenship
  90. 90. Digital Citizenship “…the norms of behavior with regard to technology use” Ribble and Bailey
  91. 91. 'Digital Citizenship in Schools' by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey:
  92. 92. Citizenship OMG I JUST SAW THE Sorry for HISTORY ON accusing THE you, the WIKI..Really history sorry for any makes it problems look like you BTW I didn’t delete Why did you anything delete stuff off the wiki?
  93. 93. Troubleshootingi s higher order thinking.
  94. 94. Knowing what is appropriate!
  95. 95. Documenting Issues 1.Screenshot 2.Communicate 3.Ban or Remediate
  96. 96. Digiteacher! “are connected to digital citizenship resources and create engaging learning environments to help their students form educated opinions and behaviors for online safety. ” Julie Lindsay
  97. 97. Be a DigiTeacher In Three Steps
  98. 98. #1
  99. 99. #2
  100. 100. #3 http://flickr.com/photos/breakdennis/
  101. 101. 7 Steps 1.CONNECT 2.COMMUNICATE 3.CITIZENSHIP 4.CONTRIBUTE & COLLABORATE
  102. 102. Contribute & Step #4 Collaborate
  103. 103. “The weakness is that if there is a problem, and you e-mail them, they can just ignore the email, or they can just do their own thing and not listen to what you ask of them.” Student in the Horizon Project
  104. 104. Wiki history
  105. 105. Flat Classroom Conference 2009 Qatar
  106. 106. Collaboration: The Concept Flat Classroom Conference 2009 Qatar
  107. 107. Collaboration: The Power Flat Classroom Workshop 2009 Hong Kong
  108. 108. Flat Classroom Mini Conference 2010 India
  109. 109. Global Collaboration Levels Stage Connection Speed Connection Type of Content Frequency Connection Information 1.0 Slow Intermittent Classroom Exchange Intermittent or Information and 2.0 Faster Classroom Artifact Exchange ongoing 3.0 Faster Ongoing Classroom and Information and Student Artifact Co-Creation
  110. 110. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  111. 111. 7 Steps 1.CONNECT 2.COMMUNICATE 3.CITIZENSHIP 4.CONTRIBUTE & COLLABORATE 5.CHOICE
  112. 112. Choice Step #5
  113. 113. Would the potential in Helen Keller be unlocked or ignored in your school?
  114. 114. Every student learns differently! 6/30/2010 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 138 http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  115. 115. Different = Different iated Learning Our Classes & Libraries 6/30/2010– Licensed Istock Photo Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com 139
  116. 116. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  117. 117. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  118. 118. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  119. 119. Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 6/30/2010 ‹#› http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  120. 120. Flat Classroom Conference 2009 www.eracismproject.org
  121. 121. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  122. 122. 7 Steps 1.CONNECT 2.COMMUNICATE 3.CITIZENSHIP 4.CONTRIBUTE & COLLABORATE 5.CHOICE 6.CREATE
  123. 123. Create Step #6
  124. 124. 21st Century Learning Objectives To be able to CREATE
  125. 125. Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson
  126. 126. Why Revise? ……to account for the new behavioursemerging as technology advances and becomes more ubiquitous. Blooms Digital Taxonomy Andrew Churches http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+ Digital+Taxonomy
  127. 127. Digital Taxonomy
  128. 128. The Story of Salvador • “Wow this flat classroom thing has me a little happy. I think its gonna fun working with other kids from different schools and different places around the world. But communication is gonna be key to success in this project. I'm in Mobile and Ubiquitous, which i have no idea is, and I'm suppose to do social entrepreneurship. Can't wait. “
  129. 129. Salvador: The Journey
  130. 130. 7 Steps 1.CONNECT 2.COMMUNICATE 3.CITIZENSHIP 4.CONTRIBUTE & COLLABORATE 5.CHOICE 6.CREATE 7.CELEBRATE
  131. 131. Celebrate Step #7
  132. 132. Celebrate New friends New achievements A sense of accomplishment Enhanced cultural understanding Making the world a better place
  133. 133. Student Summit and Awards Ceremony http://horizonproject.wikispaces.com/Student+Summit
  134. 134. LACHSA Summit Presenter Vicki Davis Westwood Schools http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com/Summits
  135. 135. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  136. 136. Flat Classroom Conference and Workshop
  137. 137. Project-based learning as a conference format
  138. 138. Flat Classroom Conference 2011 Beijing, China Leadership Workshop Student Summit February 25-27, 2011 http://flatclassroomconference.com
  139. 139. Don’t change me! 6/30/2010 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - 168 http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  140. 140. Eat a watermelon
  141. 141. Not whole!
  142. 142. Small bites!
  143. 143. Pick three The power of Three!
  144. 144. Thomas Carlyle “Our job is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.”
  145. 145. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  146. 146. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  147. 147. Vicki’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “FLAT!”
  148. 148. Julie’s side of the room Let me hear you say: “CLASS!”
  149. 149. All Together! “ROOM!” ALL of US!
  150. 150. Vicki Davis Camilla, Georgia USA Julie Lindsay Beijing, China Resources: www.flatclassroomproject.net www.flatclassroomconference.com

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