Teens and Digital Footprints <ul><li>Learning about Responsible Digital Citizenship through Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>a p...
Social Media <ul><li>What do you use? </li></ul><ul><li>What do your students use? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is social media s...
Social Media (continued) <ul><li>Meet students where they are </li></ul><ul><li>Extend learning </li></ul><ul><li>Authenti...
Digital Citizenship <ul><li>You are responsible for your actions on the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Do our students realiz...
What are we, as educators, afraid of? <ul><li>Explore our fears from the intro activity </li></ul><ul><li>How can we preve...
What are the benefits to using social media? <ul><li>meet the students where they are </li></ul><ul><li>engagement, motiva...
The Three Cs <ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul>
The Teen Brain <ul><li>potential to learn things: neural networks enlarging, synapses develop with stimulation </li></ul><...
You’re interested? How to blog with 25 teens <ul><li>access to computers! </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate with your peers (w...
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This is a super early draft of a presentation for the 2011 IDEAS conference in Kingston, ON.

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Blogging presentation ppt

  1. 1. Teens and Digital Footprints <ul><li>Learning about Responsible Digital Citizenship through Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>a presentation by Shauna Pollock and Gill Crosbie </li></ul>
  2. 2. Social Media <ul><li>What do you use? </li></ul><ul><li>What do your students use? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is social media so appealing? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you use social media? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you maximize social media use in education? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is already doing this? (twitter, facebook, blogger, edublogs, PLNs...) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Social Media (continued) <ul><li>Meet students where they are </li></ul><ul><li>Extend learning </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticity </li></ul><ul><li>Digital responsibility </li></ul>
  4. 4. Digital Citizenship <ul><li>You are responsible for your actions on the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Do our students realize this? </li></ul><ul><li>Vastness, permanence and openness of Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber bullying </li></ul>
  5. 5. What are we, as educators, afraid of? <ul><li>Explore our fears from the intro activity </li></ul><ul><li>How can we prevent our fears from coming true? </li></ul>
  6. 6. What are the benefits to using social media? <ul><li>meet the students where they are </li></ul><ul><li>engagement, motivation </li></ul><ul><li>ownership, pride, creating authentic content for a real audience </li></ul><ul><li>multi-tasking </li></ul><ul><li>explicitly teaching responsibilty </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Three Cs <ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Teen Brain <ul><li>potential to learn things: neural networks enlarging, synapses develop with stimulation </li></ul><ul><li>makes changes depending on demands of environment: can master new technology </li></ul><ul><li>inability to make snap judgements, need for adult examples and feedback, need to be reminded of potential consequences </li></ul><ul><li>interested in interactions with others, developing a sense of self, identity formation </li></ul>
  9. 9. You’re interested? How to blog with 25 teens <ul><li>access to computers! </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate with your peers (within your school, in other schools, cities, provinces, countries - the sky’s the limit!) </li></ul><ul><li>create authentic tasks </li></ul><ul><li>allow for yourself, as a teacher, to learn from your students </li></ul><ul><li>provide feedback </li></ul><ul><li>share successes </li></ul>

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