Cable in The Classroom: A Resource for All Teachers


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  • The title of this session is Cable in the Classroom: A Resource for All Teachers. I am Alexa Stazenski… Maryann Kafer is from the Ohio Cable and Telecommunications Association. We have collaborated on this presentation because we both support technology-based, content-rich materials for teachers.
  • Cable in The Classroom: A Resource for All Teachers

    1. 1. Cable in the Classroom: A Resource for All Teachers Presented by Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio , Inc . (ITSCO) For The Ohio Cable Foundation for Education and Technology (OCFET)
    2. 2. Who we are <ul><li>OCTA – Ohio Cable Telecommunications Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Created OCFET to : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Educate the public about cable television programming and technology in education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help Ohio cable operators with bringing these resources to schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide support for many education initiatives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Education Initiatives: <ul><li>The National Cable in the Classroom Foundation; (the main emphasis of this presentation) </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Media Literacy and Family Viewing initiatives; </li></ul><ul><li>Video series Our Ohio: Profiles in Government . (A video series available free to educators.) </li></ul>
    4. 4. Who we are continued <ul><li>ITSCO – Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Serve 18 counties in central , north central, and south central Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>Assist teachers with technology integration </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    5. 5. Goal of this session: <ul><li>Look at the resources that Cable in The Classroom offers to teachers and parents. </li></ul>
    6. 6. What is Cable in the Classroom? <ul><li>“ Cable in the Classroom (CIC) is the U.S. cable industry’s education foundation.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Our mission is to foster the use of cable content and technology to expand and enhance learning for children and youth nationwide.” </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    7. 7. Cable in the Classroom Magazine <ul><li>Monthly guide to cable’s educational resources </li></ul><ul><li>PDF documents </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly recording highlights calendar </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Daily picks of commercial-free, educational programs on cable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Program listings by subject areas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    8. 8. Threshold Magazine <ul><li>“ Threshold is a forward-looking quarterly journal for district, state, and national education leaders.” </li></ul><ul><li>Experts talking about education and technology </li></ul><ul><li>http:// /threshold </li></ul>
    9. 9. Media Literacy <ul><li>What does it mean to be media literate? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ How media smart are you? How about your children or students? Sometimes called media literacy or information literacy, it’s a key 21st Century skill because it provides a framework and method to think critically about the media you consume and create. Being media smart also means you know how to use television, the Internet and other technologies safely, productively and ethically.” </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Media Literacy Continued <ul><li>Get Media Smart /media-smart </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources about media literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media-Smart Teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media-Smart Parents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media Literacy 101 – “A ten-part online primer for parents and teachers covering the key concepts of media literacy.” </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. High Speed Learning <ul><li>Content available to schools that have broadband </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online video </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project Cam </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shakespeare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>eLECTIONS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Windward </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    12. 12. Teachers Tab <ul><li>Cable’s Educational Television Programming and Web Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Browse by subject area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Download monthly calendar of programming highlights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Teaching with multimedia resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>mini-primer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Teachers Tab continued <ul><li>eNewsletter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alerts on the Latest Educational Resources delivered to Your Desktop. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CIC Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio files that feature CIC presentations and interviews. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Parent Tab <ul><li>Parent Tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Search <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Search CIConline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Cable in the Classroom website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example – media literacy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Search TV Listings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Cable TV and Web Listings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search by keyword or cable network </li></ul></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Cable Networks <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discovery School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On TV </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment Discovery – middle and high school </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When does it air? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright information </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TLC Elementary School </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When does it air? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright information </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson Plans </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homework Helpers </li></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Cable Networks <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History Channel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Calendar </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright information </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Study Guides </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Cable Networks <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CNN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student News </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Receive via podcast </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletter – daily updates </li></ul></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Cable Networks <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Weather Channel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Register </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For Teachers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson Plans </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View Materials By </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homework Help </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For Students </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Weather Activities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Cable Networks <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts and Entertainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching Materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Idea Book </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biography </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Tips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email sign-Up </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media Literacy </li></ul></ul></ul>
    21. 21. Cable Networks <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Geographic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TV schedule </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers & Parents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tip of the Week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Everyday explorer videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be an explorer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Explorer scrapbook </li></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Cable’s Leaders in Learning Awards <ul><li>Award Categories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cable Partnership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pushing the Envelope </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Policy Maker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Excellence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Criteria </li></ul>
    23. 23. Network Awards <ul><li>Time Warner </li></ul><ul><li>2007 Crystal Apple Award </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Recognize outstanding teachers who develop creative learning experiences using cable television resources such as programming or Internet technology.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prizes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2007 Champion Principal Award </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    24. 24. Trivia <ul><li>Name 1 featured network. </li></ul><ul><li>Name 1 publication mentioned. </li></ul><ul><li>Name 1 way you can envision using cable resources in your classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>What was the most valuable aspect of this presentation to you? </li></ul>
    25. 25. <ul><li>Contact: Maryann Kafer </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>614-461-4014 </li></ul>