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  2. 2. Life Long Learners on a Mission <ul><li>Kapi`olani Community College </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly Elder Persons </li></ul><ul><li>Special needs </li></ul><ul><li>8- 15 students average </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity and local culture </li></ul><ul><li>ESL mates/family </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Access </li></ul><ul><li>Meets Saturdays for 2 hours </li></ul>
  3. 3. Purposes and Goals This class is intended to join technology with social connections and interactions benefiting elders . Specific elements of each of the technological standards I expect my students should meet can be found in notes below . Students should be able to meet at least the following standards from ISTE NETS: Communicate and Collaborate through small groups, large group, individual blog posts, email and instructor guided discussions Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making from evaluating, discussing, analyzing, synthesis and publicly sharing life experiences and their relative quantifiable and qualitative values Digital Citizenship as expressed by an online publication of their stories shared with peers , friends and others of their choosing.
  4. 4. Content – Learning Objectives <ul><li>Students will: </li></ul><ul><li>Each determine at least six exceptional experiences </li></ul><ul><li>In groups of two or three, determine at least three major types or categories of experience (see samples below) </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate as a large group which types of experiences are most important and why. </li></ul><ul><li>Create personal storyboards including at least three or more major types of experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and save images that appropriately represent their stories </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Create their own digital story for publication. They will learn to convert a PowerPoint slideshow using the software SlideShow and post to the class blog for public review by friends and family </li></ul>
  5. 5. Multimedia and Other Resources <ul><li>Teacher Tools </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint sample and introduction experiences lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare conversion from PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>The Slideshare file uploaded for viewing on our class blog </li></ul><ul><li>A reference for planning effective digital stories will be used when planning lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Student Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Story board in word processing program or with pencils and paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student collections of meaningful images via Internet, scanner, stored digital images, digital cameras </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubrics for self evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>powerpointrubric.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>digstoryrubric.doc </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Technology <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Blogspot </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Search </li></ul><ul><li>Word Processing </li></ul><ul><li>Image Searches and Alterations </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Image Archives </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Scanner </li></ul><ul><li>USB Storage Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is available on the sight with lab manager approval to install software. The instructor will provide needed technology if not available in the lab. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Learning Strategies <ul><li>Students compile, compare, analyze and evaluate data </li></ul><ul><li>Step one: Make a list of at least six significant life experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Step two: Groups of two or three decide at least three categories of importance of experience </li></ul><ul><li>Step Three: The instructor will lecture as needed to maintain organization and guide inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Step four: The class decides on at least three major categories </li></ul><ul><li>Step five: Homework – go to: </li></ul><ul><li>Post a list of notable experiences. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pedagogy – Student Outcomes <ul><li>Students will share experience through discussion, contemplation, personal and public reflections </li></ul><ul><li>Most students will publish online a short synopsis of significant experiences </li></ul><ul><li>If students choose to share publicly they will post a slideshow converted to html on a class blog. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will learn from the experiences of their fellows and possibly become closer as friends. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pedagogy - Assessment <ul><li>Students will assess themselves. They will be provided rubrics and learn to create rubrics and build on prior work creating a slide show </li></ul><ul><li>I ask questions like “Does anyone have questions?” </li></ul><ul><li>I walk around the room to see if we are at the same step or if more help is needed. </li></ul><ul><li>When I have beginning students who need extra help I give the rest of the class work for the final project, like backgrounds, images, poetry, recipes, and famous quotations. </li></ul><ul><li>My students passionately working is success. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Implementation <ul><li>Class One: Experiences lecture and class discussion (See learning strategies on slide seven.) Extra time during the two hours can be spent searching for images, famous quotes at or banners at </li></ul><ul><li>Class Two: Blog PPT results discussion draft discussion. We will review story boards, add images and backgrounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Class Three: Finish PPT, convert to Slideshare, and post to class blog. </li></ul>Activity Date Project Report Experience brainstorming Day One Story board/PPT Blog discussion/feedback PPT finalization Day Two PPT and images/ aesthetics, content Post PPT to class blog for peer review Convert PPT to Slideshare Day Three and Beyond Make project accessible via html Share with family and friends , final revision
  11. 11. My Evaluation of the Lesson <ul><li>My students will evaluate me. They will be my success indicators. Their work will shine more brightly than my expectations. As a teacher I feel honored by seeing the gleam of insight in a student’s eyes when I’m not looking for it. My students are my teachers and I believe this lesson is a precious gift they will give to the world. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Finale <ul><li>Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey </li></ul>