Scaling Innovations in Teaching New Literacies<br />Justin Reich<br />Doctoral Student, Harvard Graduate School of Educati...
Tweet your questions and comments#mnli2<br />
My Background<br />Project Manager of the Digital Collaborative Learning Communities Project<br />K-12 Classroom wiki stud...
Experiment<br />Cycle of Experiment and Experience<br />Review (Experience)<br />Plan<br />Fear -<br />Growth+<br />Instit...
Plan<br />Experience<br />Experiment<br />
Teacher Leaders:Leading Innovation<br />
Teacher Leaders:Generate Demand<br />
Who has the most impact on teacher practice?<br />
Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />“Skunkworks” of experimentation<br />Public recognition...
Levels of Technology Integration<br />Adoption<br />“Look, I can save my personal files to the cloud!”<br />Adaptation<br ...
Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />“Skunkworks” of experimentation<br />Support small teac...
Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />Public recognition and teaching opportunities for innov...
Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />Administrative support of innovation<br />Support for e...
Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />Family/Community communication and involvement<br />Com...
Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />Managed approach to Internet safety<br />Cultivation of...
OFSTED Report<br />Ofsted inspectors visited 33 primary and secondary schools, a special school and a pupil referral unit ...
Experiment<br />Cycle of Experiment and Experience<br />Review (Experience)<br />Plan<br />Fear -<br />Growth+<br />Instit...
Thoughts?<br />
Visit us at EdTechTeacher.org!<br />justin@edtechteacher.org<br />tom@edtechteacher.org<br />
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Scaling Innovations in Teaching New Literacies

  1. 1. Scaling Innovations in Teaching New Literacies<br />Justin Reich<br />Doctoral Student, Harvard Graduate School of Education<br />Co-Director, EdTechTeacher.org<br />
  2. 2. Tweet your questions and comments#mnli2<br />
  3. 3. My Background<br />Project Manager of the Digital Collaborative Learning Communities Project<br />K-12 Classroom wiki study: 179,851 wiki and usage statistics, 70teacher interviews, nearly 40student focus groups, observations in MA, NH, CT, VA, GA, CA<br />Doctoral student at Harvard Ed School<br />Co-Director EdTechTeacher.org<br />Former social studies teacher in 1-1 classroom<br />
  4. 4. Experiment<br />Cycle of Experiment and Experience<br />Review (Experience)<br />Plan<br />Fear -<br />Growth+<br />Institutional Capacity+<br />
  5. 5. Plan<br />Experience<br />Experiment<br />
  6. 6. Teacher Leaders:Leading Innovation<br />
  7. 7. Teacher Leaders:Generate Demand<br />
  8. 8. Who has the most impact on teacher practice?<br />
  9. 9. Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />“Skunkworks” of experimentation<br />Public recognition and teaching opportunities for innovators; ongoing PD for everyone<br />Increasing the supply of technology<br />Administrative support of innovation<br />Family/Community communication and involvement<br />Managed approach to Internet safety<br />
  10. 10. Levels of Technology Integration<br />Adoption<br />“Look, I can save my personal files to the cloud!”<br />Adaptation<br />“Look, I can grade drafts of my students’ assignment in Google Docs!” <br />Innovation<br />“Look, I can have my students co-construct a writing assignment, and then evaluate their collaboration with the revision history!” <br />
  11. 11. Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />“Skunkworks” of experimentation<br />Support small teacher cohorts of innovators<br />Planning time<br />Professional development<br />Pats on the back<br />Empowering Teacher Leaders:A Cohort Model of Professional Development<br />
  12. 12. Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />Public recognition and teaching opportunities for innovators<br />Appreciate recognition in public and private<br />Grow the Skunkworks by giving teacher-leaders opportunities to teach and lead<br />Ongoing, job-embedded, teacher-led professional development for all adults<br />Watertown TIP Program<br />Technology literacy, Media literacy, Internet safety<br />
  13. 13. Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />Administrative support of innovation<br />Support for experimentation/innovation from principals and superintendents<br />Accountability for progress towards shared learning goals<br />Innovation support from IT<br />Support for curricular innovations<br />Curriculum support from Department Heads, Coaches, Specialists<br />Common planning time<br />Technology committee, with diverse stakeholders, to retain institutional knowledge<br />
  14. 14. Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />Family/Community communication and involvement<br />Communicate early and often<br />Contract early<br />Involve in online dialogue<br />Increase the supply of technology<br />Build community support, make the case for new literacies<br />Use competitive structures where eventually everyone wins<br />
  15. 15. Elements Supportive of a Culture of Experiment and Experience<br />Managed approach to Internet safety<br />Cultivation of personal responsibility from teachers and students<br />Student trust with clear accountability<br />Push filter controls as close to teachers as possible<br />Integrated e-safety instruction<br />Media literacy<br />Digital citizenship<br />Make students responsible for one another<br />
  16. 16. OFSTED Report<br />Ofsted inspectors visited 33 primary and secondary schools, a special school and a pupil referral unit and found e-safety was outstanding in five, good in 16, satisfactory in 13 and inadequate in one. <br />Blocking pupils' access to unsuitable websites does not encourage them to take responsibility for their safety online, Ofsted inspectors say.<br />"Managed" online systems were more successful than "locked" ones at safeguarding pupils' safety, they said. <br />Where the provision for e-safety was outstanding, the schools had managed rather than locked down systems<br />Full Report<br />
  17. 17. Experiment<br />Cycle of Experiment and Experience<br />Review (Experience)<br />Plan<br />Fear -<br />Growth+<br />Institutional Capacity+<br />
  18. 18. Thoughts?<br />
  19. 19. Visit us at EdTechTeacher.org!<br />justin@edtechteacher.org<br />tom@edtechteacher.org<br />

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