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Spheres

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Presentation to Ec+1831 Computers in the Classroom - U. of Regina - Feb. 12 2008

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Spheres

  1. 1. Spheres of Influence Ec+i 831 Computers In The Classroom Feb 12, 2008 Sharon Peters LEARN sharo [email_address] mtl- peters.net/blog
  2. 2. “Understand the word, understand the world” understand the world”
  3. 3. I conjecture that by 2018, a student will routinely be judged not only by her ability to write a 5-paragraph essay but her ability to represent her ideas via a 5 minute podcast, 2 minute movie, and level in an educational game.
  4. 4. “ Teenagers (we) learn through relationship (networks)”
  5. 5. “ Creeping Disconnection...” Social Neuroscience
  6. 6. Grace <ul><li>iLike.... </li></ul>... on the topic of backchanne ling Matthew
  7. 7. Meg Meg Meg Meg <ul><li>Fictionpress - Simply Meg </li></ul><ul><li>ICT in Education - Music on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>A Real Teen Talks about Blogging and Social Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul>
  8. 8. Nat <ul><li>Runescape </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube for music videos </li></ul>
  9. 9. To be literate, we must make meaning from all the information that is available to us - multi-modal information audio graphical visual tactile symbolic/representational
  10. 10. Rationale : LITERACY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY Literacy, simply put, is about meaning-making Quote taken from the Québec Education Program
  11. 11. These tools offer affordances for students to making meaning
  12. 13. The need to include “visual grammar” into our frameworks of literacy
  13. 14. It’s all about AUDIENCE Moist Continental LCC Blogs
  14. 16. Let’s Go Global! Online Collaborative Learning Projects Sharon Peters LEARN [email_address] mtl-peters.net/blog
  15. 17. Global Projects begin.....
  16. 18. ... with Globally-Minded Educators
  17. 19. What did this globally-minded student have to say? From a Neveh Channah student after receiving peer review from a student from LCC: &quot;Thank you for taking the time to read my paper. I was touched by your warm words and the gentle criticism. Yes, some of the spelling should be edited and I didn't want to burden the reader with too many details and information....I would love to host you here in Jerusalem and to join you personally on a walking tour through the streets of Nachlaot.&quot; &quot;Thank you for taking the time to read my paper. I was touched by your warm words and the gentle criticism. Yes, some of the spelling should be edited and I didn't want to burden the reader with too many details and information....I would love to host you here in Jerusalem and to join you personally on a walking tour through the streets of Nachlaot.&quot;
  18. 20. These partnerships provide opportunities for students to &quot;be human together&quot; (Siemens)
  19. 21. Skills Built <ul><li>Multiple Literacies: digital, cultural, media </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-cultural communication </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesis and summary </li></ul><ul><li>Info literacy, research, validation, authentication of facts </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Negotiation and collaboration </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 22. Award-winning Global Projects <ul><li>GVC Team 06 Wikispace - (2007 Silver Award Global Virtual Classroom Web Design Contest) </li></ul><ul><li>From Jerusalem to Montréal - ( 2007 Silver Award ISTE SigTEL ) </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Classroom Project - (2007 Gold Award ISTE SigTEL) </li></ul><ul><li>Technospud Projects (2006 Global Schoolnet Award) </li></ul>
  21. 23. &quot;From all of the work that we have done with other students, I have learned how to look over other people's work and let them edit my own.”
  22. 24. “ From working with other students, I also learned how to be patient and not always want things to happen at the exact moment I would like them to, but rather wait and spend more time on something to make it even better.&quot; - Matthew, grade 7 - Matthew, grade 7 - Matthew, grade 7 ( Metacognitive skills built )
  23. 25. Karen Guth - teacher at Neveh Channah School in Etzion Bloc, Israel:&quot;I would say that this became a project that engaged the minds, skills, and hearts of our students. It turned the English Bagrut project into an international research, writing, thinking, and teaching opportunity.&quot;
  24. 27. Other Portals <ul><li>LEARN (Québec) site for Classroom Exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>Israeli Pedagogical Network for Collaborative Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Global Virtual Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Global SchoolNet </li></ul><ul><li>iEARN </li></ul><ul><li>Taking IT Global </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers Without Borders (need for provincial coordinator) </li></ul>
  25. 28. Research <ul><li>Self-Regulated Learning / Metacognition (Ley & Young, 2001, Hadwin & Winne, 1996, Boekaerts, 2000) </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative knowledge construction environments (Jonassen 1995, Scardamalia & Bereiter, 1994) - computers no longer support ONLY individualized instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement in motivation, learning and problem-solving behaviour (Hoyles, Healy and Pozzi, 1994) </li></ul>
  26. 30. Your Network is Your Filter . (Tapscott) We learn from the company we keep . (Smith)
  27. 31. Who is “the company” you keep?
  28. 32. What are your spheres of influence?

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