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    1. 1. Welcome to the Inaugural Meeting of the R otorua E ast L akes L earning C ommunity Thank you to Lynmore For Hosting This Session This is a skeleton of the welcome presentation. Graphics and some slides have been removed to reduce file size.
    2. 2. Thank you to… <ul><li>Interface Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Umajin Workshop </li></ul>
    3. 3. Purpose for Today’s Session <ul><li>Introduction – Each Other </li></ul><ul><li>Explanation – The Contract: Why / What? / How </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration – Some Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Invitation – “Invest To Gain” </li></ul>
    4. 4. RELLCO <ul><li>The What </li></ul><ul><li>The Why </li></ul><ul><li>The How </li></ul>The Learner Is At The Of It All
    5. 5. Introducing... Rotorua East Lakes Learning Community OUR VISION Together our cluster will develop and sustain an effective e-Learning community , maximising the potential for the 21st Century learner . That’s Us!
    6. 6. “ Using Today’s Tools” Teaching our children for their future not our past Learning Together Our Professional Learning Community
    7. 7. <ul><li>The first important thing about educational technology </li></ul><ul><li>is to replace it with learning technology. </li></ul><ul><li>The shift from a technology of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>to a technology of learning </li></ul><ul><li>is an important trend we should encourage. </li></ul><ul><li>We should think of the computer </li></ul><ul><li>as what you make something out of, </li></ul><ul><li>or as a medium that gives you </li></ul><ul><li>the opportunity to express yourself and </li></ul><ul><li>access what other people have expressed.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Seymour Papert Education Theorist, and Professor of Computer Science at MIT </li></ul>
    8. 8. RELLCO <ul><li>The What </li></ul><ul><li>The Why </li></ul><ul><li>The How </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>The Agricultural Age </li></ul><ul><li>The Industrial Age </li></ul><ul><li>The Information Age </li></ul><ul><li>The Knowledge Age </li></ul>The Tools had the Power to Change the User
    10. 10. H.O.Ts Creating  Evaluation Evaluating  Synthesis Analysing  Analysis Applying  Application Understanding  Comprehension Remembering  Knowledge Anderson’s Revised Bloom’s Original
    11. 11. <ul><li>For The First Time In History </li></ul><ul><li>Our Job As Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Is To Prepare Our Children </li></ul><ul><li>For A Future </li></ul><ul><li>That We Can Not Clearly Describe. </li></ul>The Tool Is Changing Our Society Schools & Workplaces began to change….
    12. 12. From Content to Conversation – “Living On Line” Supermarket Podcasts Radio / Reality TV The Mall Address book Trade Me Garage sale Photo Albums Blogs News Amazon / Fishpond Book club Phone Book Google Library
    13. 13. <ul><li>We are being asked to teach in a way that – </li></ul><ul><li>We were never taught </li></ul><ul><li>and for many - </li></ul><ul><li>With tools we are not familiar with…. </li></ul><ul><li>“ We are Digital Immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>with a strong paper accent.” </li></ul>~ Mark Prensky
    14. 14. From Content to Conversation “Learning On Line” Self Assessment - Rubrics Assessment Clustr maps Audience Tracking EPIC Newspapers Filamentality / Trackstar Library Corner WebCams F2F Class Blogs Exercise Book Skype Phone MSN Bulletin Boards Wikipedia Encyclopedia Scrbl - Online Shared whiteboard Whiteboard Sribd - Free Online Library Library
    15. 15. Rethinking In Education Today It is more than just the skills with the tools … . Teach for Life Long Learning … . 1 Job in CV = inability to change … . Creativity wanted … . 17 literacies, oral & listening valued … . Big picture - Vision driven workplace … . Team work, interdependence crucial … . Differences celebrated … . Time Management, flexibility, trust … . Risk takers … . Collaboration … . Thinkers … . Teach for Employment … . 1 Job in CV = Excellent … . Think Inside the box … . Written Communication Valued … . No Big Picture. Knowledge was Power! … . Work in Isolation … . Sameness valued. Uniforms … . Bells, Routine, Control … . Follow Orders … . Competition … . Followers
    16. 16. TRILLING’S NEW LEARNING FORMULA 3Rs X 7Cs = 21st Century Learning Booklet – 1 st Page of Reading
    17. 17. Activity: “Where In The World Am I?” <ul><li>Reading - Page 3 </li></ul><ul><li>“ As learners progress in their use of </li></ul><ul><li>ICT for learning, they seem to go </li></ul><ul><li>through some common stages: ……..” </li></ul><ul><li>1. Read of the stages Top Left Column </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Think - Where would you place yourself? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. With a buddy, discuss and </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Justify - your claim with examples </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. The Time Is Right Young People Who Are Confident Connected Actively Involved Lifelong Learners.
    19. 19. RELLCO <ul><li>The What </li></ul><ul><li>The Why </li></ul><ul><li>The How </li></ul>
    20. 20. “ 17 LITERACIES” (Jamie McKenzie) <ul><li>e.g. Movie Making, Digital Story Telling, Online Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Combines </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy / Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>PodCasts Student voice </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Literacies </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity Student Produced and Owned </li></ul>50 Online Ways To Tell A Story In Some Ways… Our Children Are Becoming More Literate Than Us!
    21. 21. Inquiry Learning <ul><li>Developing Independent Life Long Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Learning to make a difference </li></ul><ul><li>Using a transparent Process </li></ul><ul><li>Skills taught for each stage </li></ul><ul><li>Questions owned </li></ul><ul><li>Student driven </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluates Process & Product </li></ul><ul><li>Feed Back and Feed Forward </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Learning Literacies </li></ul>Motivators Workshops Discussions Our Inquiry Wiki
    22. 22. In learning about others we understand so much more about ourselves Connecting individuals electronically, beyond geographical boundaries – widens understanding Connected…
    23. 23. <ul><li>E-pals in New York </li></ul><ul><li>What do your trees look like now? </li></ul><ul><li>When does it have leaves? </li></ul><ul><li>What is on the ground around it? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are ours different? </li></ul>&quot;Seasons&quot;
    24. 24. Raising The Potential Connectivity with others Deepens and Extends Student Awareness of Who they are… What they do… & What they may become…
    25. 25. LEARNZ <ul><li>You can register for their newsletter by visiting: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>or listen to a tutorial of how they work… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    26. 26. &quot;Unsung Heroes Talk&quot;
    27. 27. Social Studies Plus++++ <ul><li>School Life Cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Environment Health Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Community Burning Questions </li></ul>Global Learning Children as Teachers
    28. 28. No Language Barriers
    29. 29. Book Raps
    30. 30. The Cinderella Project <ul><li>A collaborative writing project. </li></ul><ul><li>Comparing different “Cinderella” stories from around the world </li></ul>
    31. 31. Travel Buddies
    32. 33. Web 2.0 Tools <ul><li>Free Web based Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Allow You To Create Easily </li></ul><ul><li>Storing Your Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing & Collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>A Digital Classroom at last? </li></ul>FREE!
    33. 34. Blogs: Sharing Your Thinking… <ul><li>ICTPD </li></ul><ul><li>Nan’s Class </li></ul><ul><li>Janet’s New Entrants </li></ul>FREE! Writing for a Real Audience
    34. 35. “ Filamentality” Linking Learning Beyond the Classroom FREE! Brilliant Brains Dinosaur Raiders
    35. 36. Movies FREE! You Tube Teacher Tube
    36. 37. Slide Shows FREE! Slide Share
    37. 38. Create You Own Slide Shows FREE! No Software Needed. “ Get the Bling without the $Ring” Slide Animated Slide Shows
    38. 39. Catalogue Your Library <ul><li>Library Thing </li></ul>FREE!
    39. 40. Create Your Publications <ul><li>Rasterbator </li></ul>FREE!
    40. 41. Publish Your Own Books <ul><li>Lulu </li></ul>
    41. 42. Learners thrive.. Teaching our learners for their future In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists - Eric Hoffer
    42. 43. RELLCO <ul><li>The What </li></ul><ul><li>The Why </li></ul><ul><li>The How </li></ul>
    43. 44. The Contract – How? <ul><li>Enjoying The Journey…. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the Waka…. </li></ul>
    44. 45. Cluster Wide Goals <ul><li>Learning Together </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing Our Learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrating Our Practice </li></ul>
    45. 46. Special Cluster Events Friday July 18th
    46. 47. Using the Tools Ourselves
    47. 48. Personalising Learning <ul><li>Web Resource Development </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis – </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Infusing Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Movie Making </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing and Celebrating </li></ul>
    48. 49. In Groups of 3, Discuss….. <ul><li>Cluster Logo </li></ul><ul><li>How this symbol could link to you and contract developments? </li></ul>Picture Use Your Booklet (Page 2) To Record Your Findings
    49. 50. As we progress on our journey what can we do to - improve the outcomes? deepen our understanding? Instruction Construction What are the possibilities? What processes are used?
    50. 51. Staff Goal Setting Learning Inquiry Like a mini…
    51. 52. Staff Goals <ul><li>What Would You Like To Learn? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>What Difference Will Your Learning It Make? </li></ul>
    52. 53. How Can RELLCO Help? <ul><li>Meet & Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>PD Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Mini-Conference </li></ul><ul><li>1-1 PD session </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Readings </li></ul><ul><li>After school workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting other schools/classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>National Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Learning Circles </li></ul><ul><li>Tertiary papers </li></ul>Principals will report to the MoE on progress (In Milestone reports)
    53. 54. Staff Goals <ul><li>What Would You Like To Learn? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>What Difference Will Your Learning It Make? </li></ul>
    54. 55. Evaluation Sheet