Middle School Inservice, March 2010


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Middle School Inservice, March 2010

  1. 1. One for the Kids & One for You Gretchen Ebeler Hazlin | Kilmer Middle School | March 2010 | @libraryms
  2. 2. First Blogs, now Glogs?
  3. 3. Twitter in a Nutshell
  4. 4. What is Twitter? Web 2.0 Social networking Microblogging (140 characters or less) Best way to share and discover what is happening right now
  5. 5. For Your Classroom Why Twitter? For Your School For Your Library
  6. 6. Have students write 140-character summaries of class discussions Student book recommendations in 140 characters Post questions about current units of study Follow experts on various fields of study Follow current events through CNN and other news feeds Collaborative discussions with other classes using Twitter Write a collaborative story Take lecture/article/textbook notes Gathering data Polls Informal assessment Geo hunt
  7. 7. For Instruction Why Twitter? For Your School For Your Library For YOU!
  8. 8. “ schools cannot achieve the fundamental purpose of learning for all if educators work in isolation” “ collective inquiry into best practices” Richard Dufour
  9. 9. PLN puts PLC into a whole new perspective
  10. 10. Just ask Eric Sheninger, Principal, New Milford High School (NJ)
  11. 11. “… global collaboration on a magnitude I could never have imagined, where all of us are trying to change issues facing education in order to increase student achievement, engage students, and foster lifelong learning.” –Eric Sheninger
  12. 12. Sign up Follow Participate
  13. 13. ACTIVE participation!
  14. 14. Joyce Valenza @joycevalenza Buffy Hamilton @buffyjhamilton Eric Sheninger @NMHS_Principal Steven W. Anderson @web20classroom Neil Gaiman @neilhimself John Green @realjohngreen Gwyneth Jones @gwynethjones Diane Mazotti @library_loudly Pam Moran @pammoran Melissa Techman @mtechman Leaders to Follow Larry Ferlazzo @larryferlazzo
  15. 15. School librarians Librarians in other fields Teachers Administrators Education Policy Makers Journalists Authors Illustrators ____________________ Who Else Should You Follow? Who do those people you respect follow?
  16. 16. What are you waiting for?
  17. 17. Get started!
  18. 18. www.twitter.com
  19. 19. Your To Do List Explore WebToolsPLC Blog -> Sign up for e-mail delivery -> Comment on at least 1 post Explore the tools we discussed -> Could you use any of them? -> Share!
  20. 20. <ul><li>Images from Flickr. Creative Commons attribution. </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 1: Allerleirau. “Happy Christmas Everybody!” http://www.flickr.com/photos/allerleirau/3131341442/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 2: Laffy4K. “Crayon Fence,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/laffy4k/404319562/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 2: Hao$. &quot;and Action!&quot; http://www.flickr.com/photos/hao_nguyen/3634552812/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide: 2: Carr, Stephen (esteban). &quot;Book Box #1,&quot; http://www.flickr.com/photos/go/193642378/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 2 Hammond, Oliver. (Olivander). &quot;Montgomery Ward Escort 55,&quot; http://www.flickr.com/photos/olivander/999389454/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 3: Ingram, Heather Beltz (Fujoshi). “Bowl of Peanuts,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/fujoshi/4320949770/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 4: Peasp. “Make Room for a Little One!” http://www.flickr.com/photos/peasap/2088444066/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 6: Athena. “Empty Classroom,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/athena/352434214/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 8: Ingorrr. “Go Team!” http://www.flickr.com/photos/ingorrr/445746704/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 9: Ratcliff, Trey (Stuck In Customs). “Not Lost in New York,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/2462457722/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 11 : Lu, Kenneth (ToastyKen). “Old Globe,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/toasty/1540997910/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 12: Miller, Larry (Larry&Flo). “San Miguel Stairs,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/grassvalleylarry/1051730604/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 13: Patrick (Adwriter). “School Dance,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/adwriter/486706243/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 15: Hedges, Paul (Pehedges) “Bag Pied Piper,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/pehedges/212331062/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 16: “Amsterdam, Holland 094 - Waiting for the train to Belgium,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/claudio_ar/2701599359/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 17: Marshall, Jon (Jon_Marshall). “Starting Line,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/jon_marshall/260978898/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 19: Randall, Micahel (Pigpogm). “ASDA Notebook -- Red Wire Bound,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/pigpogm/143995198/ </li></ul>