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    1. 1. An Exciting, Unique Model for Professional Development eTech Ohio Conference February, 2008 Darren Kuropatwa Lani Ritter Hall Wesley Fryer
    2. 2. Playing With Boundaries http://flickr.com/photos/whatdavesees/894262810/
    3. 3. Time and Space
    4. 4. Darren Kuropatwa Wesley Fryer Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach Lani Ritter Hall
    5. 5. Goals http://www.flickr.com/photos/firewarrior/180546141/
    6. 6. http://mediaspin.com/blog/wp-images/social_networks2.jpg Empower a global network of educators
    7. 7. www.flickr.com/photos/nadya/216185063/ www.flickr.com/photos/jimmah/385921974/ Provide content that appeals to a wide spectrum of educators
    8. 8. <ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage connecting, collaboration and learning </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. http://flickr.com/photos/19918101@N00/281254447/ Support and model the open sharing of professional development learning materials
    10. 10. The Model http://www.flickr.com/photos/16273737@N00/315132700/
    11. 11. It’s Grassroots http://flickr.com/photos/lissame/51389268/
    12. 12. It’s Live 2007 Week of October 8 -- Week of October 23 On the Conference Blog http://k12onlineconference.org http://www.flickr.com/photos/chesh2000/206347531/
    13. 13. It’s Virtual http://flickr.com/photos/shareski/272330366/ <ul><li>PRE-CONFERENCE KEYNOTE </li></ul><ul><li>David Warlick http://2cents.davidwarlick.com/ Presentation Title Derailing Education: Taking Sidetrips for Learning 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Inventing the New Boundaries 2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation http://k12online.wm.edu/k12online2006_optz.mp4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://k12online.wm.edu/davidw.mp4 </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. It’s Synchronous and Asynchronous When Night Falls
    15. 15. It’s Practical Week in the Classroom“Globally Literate” CLASSROOM 2.0 KEYNOTE “Classroom 2.0 or You Live Where?” Clarence Fisher Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada http:// remoteaccess.typepad.com / Bio Clarence has been a classroom teacher from grades 1 - 8 for the past 13 years.
    16. 16. It’s Global
    17. 17. It’s Flexible http://flickr.com/photos/19918101@N00/281254128/
    18. 18. It’s Professional http://flickr.com/photos/shutterbc/583046041/
    19. 19. It’s Open http://flickr.com/photos/cmiller/87784936/ All presentations Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
    20. 20. It’s Permanent <ul><li>http://flickr.com/photos/mohanraj/198027263/ </li></ul>http://k12onlineconference.org
    21. 21. It’s Free http://flickr.com/photos/zoonabar/530245892/
    22. 22. Alignment with Professional Development Best Practices
    23. 23. “ Teaching today puts the teacher in the role of chief learner, who ideally is modeling these lifelong adaptive learning strategies for her students.” Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach http://21stcenturylearning.typepad.com/blog/2007/08/learning-20.html
    24. 24. <ul><li>Effective Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>is ongoing </li></ul><ul><li>includes training, practice, and feedback; opportunities for individual reflection and group inquiry into practice </li></ul><ul><li>is school-based and embedded in teacher work (CAN BE with K12) </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/samzondervan/24693799
    25. 25. <ul><li>is collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>focuses on student learning </li></ul><ul><li>encourages and supports school-based and teacher initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>is rooted in the knowledge base for teaching </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/samzondervan/24693799
    26. 26. <ul><li>incorporates constructivist approaches to teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>recognizes teachers as professionals and adult learners </li></ul><ul><li>provides adequate time and follow-up support </li></ul><ul><li>is accessible and inclusive </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ericdigests.org/1997-2/time.htm </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/samzondervan/24693799/
    27. 27. <ul><li>K12 Online Opportunities for </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development Credit </li></ul>
    28. 28. <ul><li>The Content ---Strands </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom 2.0 New Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Learning Networks Obstacles to Opportunities </li></ul>
    29. 29. This presentation and supporting resources can be accessed at http://etech2008k12online.pbwiki.com/ Conference Blog http://k12onlineconference.org/