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Creating & Connecting
17 November 2010
1. Teacher Details - GoogleDocs
2. Data from Sept 2010 Survey Gr8learning
3. Online Comments
4. What are other NZ schools doing?
5. Professional Learning Requests
6. Planning the TODs
Your Classroom Use
Survey results from teachers
So, Who am I?
(Modeling the tools straight away)
Originally from Wellington, I used to teacher at
Worser Bay School.
I moved to Auckland to work at
Learning Network NZ & then to the University.
Now I work at Globo, going from school to school
assisting teachers with Thinking Skills and
I now live ½ of my time on an island and ½ of my
time in the city – I’m crazy about fishing.
Web 2.0 tools for gathering information
There are loads more on the web...
We are going to use some of these as we go.
Go to the wiki – Digital Teacher link in the contents of
the Professional Learning page and add your key points
to the Wall.
What are other NZ schools
Making Music Videos
Creating 3D Virtual Galleries
Capturing Student work
Student Orientated School Websites
Have a go…
Students have to learn to
Teachers have to learn to
Step by step is soooooo last
for a basket
It was me who
saved the game
with my rebound
and into the
tough, but I
had to push
I was selected
for the team! I
Get into the
Find a picture
Record your voice
Peer assessment, teacher &
parent encouragement towards
next learning steps.
Basic Camera Ideas
Point of View
The Arts: The Visual Arts
Credit to Indira Neville
For children to develop an
understanding of the art
movement 'Dada' by creating their
own piece of dad artwork using
1. Students will have art history knowledge of the art
2. Students will use a scanner to produce their own
3. Students will use an appropriate scanning program and
painting or drawing programs on the computer to
produce their own artwork.
1. Show Da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa' to the class. Discuss the
work, who knows it? Where have they seen it? Is this
painting famous? Why?
2. Show Marcel Duchamp's version of the Mona Lisa with a
moustache and beard. Discuss this image, how is it
different from the first 'Mona Lisa'? What do you think
the artist Duchamp was trying to show by putting facial
hair on this famous painting?
3. Explain that Duchamp was a member of an art
movement called Dada. Discuss the spirit of Dada, as
ant-art, destructive, humorous, challenging to traditional
ideas of 'high art', and show examples.
4. Tell children they are going to make their own piece of
Dada and model the process:
Choose a painting by a famous artist from one of the art
books you have gathered. Scan the image into the
computer. Insert the image into a drawing or painting
program and use the toolbox to 'dadify' it.
Dadaism began in 1916 in Zurich and was a direct result of
revulsion and rebellion against the horrors of World War I.
Dada is a French word that when translated means hobby
With Dadaism, usual, everyday objects were altered ever so
slightly and called "art". Prime example being Marcel
Duchamp's "Fountain" which was actually a urinal that he
signed "R. Mutt". The idea here was that art really meant
nothing and had no purpose whatsoever. The artists involved
were essentially ridiculing those who came before them.
Rebels you might say.
Dada art ranged from nonsense poetry to physical attacks on
Using Google really well....
Docs Wonder Wheel
A resource funded by the Special
Schools. Available for all schools.
This is what you said in the Sept 2010
Teacher PL Requests
Use MindMeister to cluster these
ideas so we can make a plan
Check the rules – if students have to be over 13yrs, then best if the
teacher sets up the blogs.
Blogspot seems to be the easiest, you need a gmail account to set-
Change the permissions & settings so that you have NZ time & can
monitor the posts.
Learn how to embed videos, audio, interactive activities etc.
You can link blogs so that others can comment on posts.
Make sure you have the right accounts set-up – Youtube,
TeacherTube, Scribd, SlideShare, Blabberize, Vimeo etc.
Upload your files to the appropriate account.
Copy the embed code – always look for embed.
Find the HTML or relevant place to paste the embed code, then you