Wikis Webs & Writing(s) — Day 2

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There are a couple of variations in these slides. I made a couple of changes after Day 1. This was mainly to give more time 'online' for the participants to 'play' with the pupil wikis.

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Wikis Webs & Writing(s) — Day 2

  1. 1. wikis Neil Winton 2009 webs & writings scottish survey of achievement
  2. 2. neil winton pt english @ perth academy perth & kinross council glow mentor blogger
  3. 3. i learned how to walk... 1963
  4. 4. i learned how to run... 1964
  5. 5. i learned how to teach... 1990
  6. 6. i’m learning how to learn... 2007...
  7. 7. learning intentions a brief history of time web2.0 and wikis demonstrate some Perth Academy wikis consider the place of wikis in writing and literacy
  8. 8. success criteria you recognise some of the strengths of wikis you consider sharing these ideas with colleagues you don’t glaze over when someone says wiki!
  9. 9. writing |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$| education should help us survive and succeed in society... Isocrates (436—338 B.C.)
  10. 10. writing |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$| I became alarmed at the inability of my students to write a clear English sentence… almost invariably, the syntax (and everything else) fell apart… Stanley Fish: Davidson-Kahn Distinguished University Professor, Florida International University
  11. 11. writing |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$| I think we’re in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven’t seen since Greek civilization… …young people today write far more than any generation before them. Andrea Lundsford : Stanford Study of Writing, 2008
  12. 12. writing |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$| the average number of people that read a pupil’s writing… 1
  13. 13. writing |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$| …unless the pupil is especially conscientious… 2
  14. 14. whit?
  15. 15. 1700 generations ago, modern man emerges and starts developing language 300 35 generations generations ago printing is ago writing is developed developed
  16. 16. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1700 generations !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ago, modern man !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emerges and starts !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! developing language !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! # % & ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! " $ 2000 Always on web 300 35 generations 1985 PC / networking generations ago printing is 1970 Fax / electronics 1955 Television / Mass Media ago writing is developed 1940 Radio / Talking Films developed 1925 Telephone / Silent Films 1910 Telegraph / Photography
  17. 17. !!!!"$ !!!!#% & 2000 Always on web 1985 PC / networking 1970 Fax / electronics 1955 Television / Mass Media 1940 Radio / Talking Films 1925 Telephone / Silent Films 1910 Telegraph / Photography
  18. 18. web1.0
  19. 19. web1.0 the read only or static web
  20. 20. Image: Alec Couros
  21. 21. web2.0
  22. 22. web2.0 the read <-> write web
  23. 23. Image: Alec Couros
  24. 24. tools wordpress blogger typepad wikispaces rss flickr bebo myspace facebook del.icio.us iTunes vuvox netvibes pageflakes edublogs youtube google- earth gmail google-docs zamzar co-comment edubuzz.org edu.blogs.com skitch tinyURL flock firefox windowslivewriter amazon technorati digg toondoo spock dopplr scrapblog slideshare buzzword skitch
  25. 25. just a fad? social media is here to stay… it is still evolving… it does have worth...
  26. 26. wikis
  27. 27. wikis hawaiian for ‘hurray/quick’ communal websites easy to use edited by many people open source
  28. 28. Is Wikipedia the greatest threat to civilization since Ghengis Khan?
  29. 29. nope Is Wikipedia the greatest threat to civilization since Ghengis Khan?
  30. 30. wikipedia
  31. 31. wikipedia
  32. 32. wikipedia images © Rob Matthews. Used with kind permission. http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia/
  33. 33. wikipedia
  34. 34. wikipedia
  35. 35. wikipedia
  36. 36. 7th Most popular website in the world (Alexa.com)
  37. 37. literacy |!l#t(!)r!si| Definition of Literacy Literacy is the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and in learning, through the different forms of language, and the range of texts which society values and finds useful. Literacy and English cover paper 2008
  38. 38. literacy |!l#t(!)r!si| Definition of Literacy No it’s not. It’s about how to read and write... Keir Bloomer, quoted in his wife’s blog http://www.jacquetta.net/2009/07/new_school_curriculum_complete_1.html
  39. 39. why wiki? focus audience ease anytime cooperation
  40. 40. why wiki? audience the wiki became a very positive factor because: it was real the wiki as a whole was more important than any one page it was fun it encouraged independent as well as cooperative writing did I mention it was fun?
  41. 41. which wiki?
  42. 42. which wiki?
  43. 43. using wikis
  44. 44. successful learners confident individuals with: with: • enthusiasm and motivation for learning • self-respect • determination to reach high standards of • a sense of physical, mental and emotional achievement well-being • openness to new thinking and ideas • secure values and beliefs • ambition and able to: and able to: • use literacy, communication and numeracy • relate to others and manage themselves skills • pursue a healthy and active lifestyle • use technology for learning • be self-aware • think creatively and independently • develop and communicate their own beliefs • learn independently and as part of a group and view of the world • make reasoned evaluations • live as independently as they can • link and apply different kinds of learning in • assess risk and make informed decisions new situations • achieve success in different areas of activity To enable all young people to become responsible citizens effective contributors with: with: • respect for others • an enterprising attitude • commitment to participate responsibly in • resilience political, economic, social and cultural life • self reliance and able to: and able to: • develop knowledge and understanding of • communicate in different ways and in the world and Scotland’s place in it different settings • use technology for learning • work in partnership and in teams • understand different beliefs and cultures • take the initiative and lead • make informed choices and decisions • apply critical thinking in new contexts • evaluate environmental, scientific and • create and develop technological issues • solve problems • develop informed, ethical views of complex issues
  45. 45. caves of mull
  46. 46. midsummer night’s dream
  47. 47. examples
  48. 48. caves of mull
  49. 49. caves of mull
  50. 50. urls http://thecavesofmull.wikispaces.com http://midsummerdreaming.wikispaces.com
  51. 51. whit?
  52. 52. mixed messages successful learners use technology for learning responsible citizens make informed choices and decisions confident individuals assess risk and make informed decisions effective contributors solve problems
  53. 53. social exams This is Sparta...
  54. 54. why wiki? engages pupils enhances learning encourages literacy
  55. 55. Google PLACE STAMP HERE CLASSIC QUERY: wikis in K-12 education IMAGES NEWS VIDEO MAPS OTHER SEND YOUR QUERY TO: GOOGLE INC., 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043, UNITED STATES PLEASE ALLOW 30 DAYS FOR SEARCH RESULTS
  56. 56. wikis
  57. 57. wikis …grant me the serenity to accept the pages I cannot edit, The courage to edit the pages I can, And the wisdom to know the difference http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm04/ermo452.asp
  58. 58. neil winton http://nwinton.wordpress.com scottishteacher@gmail.com
  59. 59. neil winton ?
  60. 60. images http://www.scaryideas.com/print/3426/ http://tinyurl.com/aa9dea http://www.fotocomedia.com/artigos/Vuuuushhhh.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wikipedia-logo-en-big.png images © 2007 Vlad Gerasimov. Used by arrangement. http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832659/ http://www.vladstudio.com/wallpaper/?trafficlights http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832591/ Personal scans http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/acme/443727416/ images © 2009 Rob Matthews. Used by arrangement. http://www.apple.com/pr http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia http://wikispaces.com http://www.wetpaint.com/ http://pbwiki.com/ http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki Although every effort has been made to trace and contact copyright holders before use, this has not been possible in every case. If notified, I will be pleased to rectify any errors and omissions at the earliest possible opportunity. images © Rob Matthews. Used with kind permission. http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia/

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