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"Podcasting with Purpose" BLC08


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"Podcasting with Purpose" BLC08

  1. 1. Podcasting with Purpose
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  3. 3. spranklepodcastBLC08 wiki
  4. 5. <ul><li>ENGAGE </li></ul><ul><li>CREATE PURPOSE </li></ul><ul><li>PREPARE </li></ul>Podcasting with Purpose DEMOCRATIZE YOUR CLASSROOM
  5. 6. <ul><li>What’s a Podcast? </li></ul><ul><li>mp3 (usually) </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul>? Podcasting with Purpose
  6. 8. The Room 208 Story
  7. 9. The Room 208 Story
  9. 11. ENGAGE
  10. 12. <ul><li>Student Interest </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Research Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Re-teaching Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Students are not Passive </li></ul>BENEFITS FOR WRITING <ul><li>Students Decide </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Guiding Questions from Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Team Writing Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Re-teaching Opportunities </li></ul>Student News Niche Pieces
  12. 14. ENGAGE <ul><li>“ I SHOULD HAVE THEM PODCAST ANYTHING THAT I WANT THEM TO LEARN.” </li></ul><ul><li>Beth Bush </li></ul>
  13. 15. CREATE PURPOSE So the Wind Won’t Blow it All Away
  14. 17. <ul><li>Archived </li></ul><ul><li>Shows Growth Over Time </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible 24/7 </li></ul>Living Portfolio
  15. 18. WRITING FOR REAL PURPOSE Writing for the Teacher vs Writing for a Global Audience AUTHENTIC AUDIENCE
  16. 19. PURPOSE &quot;Simply put, school life should become more like real life , with school work organized around projects rather than textbooks, and students working in teams rather than alone. Schools should break down the two enemies of learning: isolation and abstraction .” George Lucas
  17. 20. PREPARE
  18. 21. 21st Century Skills <ul><li>Podcasting meets 21 st Century Literacy Skills </li></ul>
  19. 22. Ready? “ Maine’s schools are not ready for the 21st century. In order for Maine people to flourish in the radically transformed landscape of this new century, dramatic change must occur in Maine’s schools.” The Learning State: Maine Schooling for the 21st Century State Board of Education Select Panel on Re-visioning Education in Maine
  20. 23. 21st Century Skills <ul><li>Information Literacy—handling massive amounts of information </li></ul><ul><li>Global Communication: work with people all over the world </li></ul><ul><li>Self-directed Learner </li></ul>“ Real revolution is not Technology. The real revolution is information and communication… Rather than teaching technology skills, I think we need to rename the focus to “Information Critical Thinking” and “Global Communication Skills” ~Alan November
  21. 24. <ul><li>Exposing knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Employing information </li></ul><ul><li>Expressing ideas compellingly </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical uses of information. </li></ul>The 4 E’s David Warlick 21st Century Skills
  22. 25. <ul><li>21st Century Content </li></ul><ul><li>* Global awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Learning and Thinking Skills </li></ul><ul><li>* Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills </li></ul><ul><li>* Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><li>* Creativity and Innovation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>* Collaboration Skills </li></ul><ul><li>* Information and Media Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Life Skills </li></ul><ul><li>* Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>* Ethics </li></ul>The Partnership for 21st Century Skills / 21st Century Skills
  23. 26. for Students 21st Century Skills National Educational Technology Standards
  24. 27. <ul><li>Communication to Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Global Citizens / Global Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Constantly Reflecting with Larger Community </li></ul><ul><li>Self Directed Learners </li></ul>Achieving 21st Century Skills with Podcasting
  25. 28. 21st Century Skills
  26. 29. ENGAGE/PURPOSE/PREPARE “ We learn from the company we keep.” Frank Smith <ul><li>What’s our role as teachers? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we prepare our students to be Global Communicators? </li></ul>
  27. 30. Information Artisans “ Teachers and learners become information artisans , mining for information raw materials, remixing and re-networking what they find, and then communicating their new and valuable information products for re-mining. Teachers become learner models , and students become interactive learners developing and practicing life-long learning skills.” David Warlick
  28. 31. PREPARE MOVING FROM THE INFORMATION AGE TO THE CONCEPTUAL AGE 6 Senses of the CONCEPTUAL AGE: 1. Not just function, but also DESIGN 2. Not just argument but also STORY 3. Not just argument but also SYMPHONY 4. Not just logic but also EMPATHY 5. Not just seriousness but also PLAY 6. Not just accumulation but also MEANING
  29. 32. Are we encouraging these needed skills? Do Our Assessment Match?
  30. 33. Democratize Your Classroom
  31. 34. Democratize Your Classroom <ul><li>Democratizing the Media </li></ul><ul><li>Harnessing the Prosumer Communities </li></ul>
  32. 35. • More than Customization • Designing for Prosumption • Losing Control • Becoming a Peer • Sharing the Fruits <ul><li>How Do You Want to Learn? </li></ul><ul><li>Who should be doing the creating? The work? </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiating Making lessons reconfigurable/editable and allow for collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Students really own the work/outcomes Longevity... Not in Isolation </li></ul>
  33. 36. Democratize Your Classroom <ul><li>Play </li></ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Simulation </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriation </li></ul><ul><li>Multitasking </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed Cognition </li></ul><ul><li>Collective Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Judgment </li></ul><ul><li>Transmedia Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiation </li></ul>New Skills Needed:
  34. 37. Democratize Your Classroom Challenge: Rethink Literacy <ul><li>Today’s elementary school graduate needs to be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Use digital tools effectively and safely. </li></ul><ul><li>Think critically. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand complex systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Know about other countries and cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in collaborative learning communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Invent, create, and design — alone and with others. </li></ul><ul><li>Find wholeness in a “remix” world. </li></ul>
  35. 38. Data?
  36. 39. Data?
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  38. 42. Questions?