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  • -show what we have been doing to explore collaboration within the library world -explain the project and why we began working on it -talk a bit about the process and how we collaborated with co-workers, teachers, and students -show examples
  • -within each lesson are individual wiki pages that allow the user to create, share or request information from students or teachers -add article about growing a textbook
  • -example of Wikispaces with Glogster embedded to create links for pathfinder -point out the quick launch on the right hand side of the screen and also the clearly laid out direction of study provided in the Glogster poster to create a comprehensive pathfinder with carefully chosen research links inserted along the way
  • -explain how we collaborated to combine skills in physed, the Osslt, in research literacy and in technology -accessed the knowledge and skills of many different teachers to create this one resource
  • -the finished product combines all attributes that a present day, modern pathfinder can provide -including: *Guidance and direction from experts in many fields (collaboration) *clearly laid out direction of study *accurate, valuable, and level oriented research guidance *encouragement to create something valuable and memorable
  • - A clip of a student’s culminating activity using Glogster to show learning and hopefully help others who view their work to avoid the harmful effects of drinking and driving
  • -explain the collaboration between teachers across ontario to create this resource for all educators and students to access -used as a culminating activity for my senior qualification for physical education taken on line
  • Ola 2011

    1. 1. Gather, Build, Share Digital Resources at your School Library By: Jan Reynolds Stacey Mclaren Kate Shields
    2. 2. http://talconnections.ning.com <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>21st Century Pathfinders </li></ul><ul><li>funded by OSSTF </li></ul><ul><li>TALCO </li></ul><ul><li>The Association of Library Coordinators & Consultants of Ontario </li></ul>
    3. 3. New ways to organize content!
    4. 4. It’s an Information Jungle out there! History of Pathfinders: In the 70s we created them in print. I suspect some of us still do. In the 90s we began publishing pathfinders as html web pages. Now, I am convinced that wikis and other collaborative tools (like PageFlakes and NetVibes, and LibGuides, and GoogleSites, etc.) are the way to go. Joyce Valenza
    5. 5. More than just websites! <ul><ul><li>List some books in your library and call numbers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubric for assignment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can suggest strategies for searching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to blogs, wikis, portals and news feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No knowledge of html code is required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Result? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independence for the student as they have a comprehensive guide to help them on their way! </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. What is a 21 st Century Pathfinder? <ul><ul><li>Personalized web page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses a dashboard system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathers a variety of web 2.0 tools websites, wikis, rrs feeds, databases, podcasts, pdf’s etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serves a web platform from which teachers and students can launch learning on a specific topic </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Virtual Binding <ul><li>“ First, you’ll need some type of teacher-friendly platform for building, a virtual binding ” </li></ul><ul><li>Joyce Valenza </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are a variety of choices, e.g., </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces for Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PB Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LiveBinders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Netvibes-good reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pageflakes- tends to be “flaky” </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Get started with a personal Dashboard Word Press Blog- Mine! http://recentlyread.wordpress.com/ Delicious Bookmarks RRS feeds Utube videos twitter iGoogle www.google.com/ig
    9. 9. Examples of Personal Dashboards <ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ei7O50bmas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Your iGoogle Page as a Daily Planner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEls3tq5wIY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Welcome to my PLE – Grade 7 student shares her personal learning environment. </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Gadgets, Widgets, Feeds, for everything
    11. 11. Here’s what it takes! <ul><ul><li>Mastery of a couple of publishing platforms for creating a library web presence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You should also be able to integrate, teach, and share these platforms with your learning community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to the curriculum- start with expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fully Loaded: Outfitting a teacher librarian for the 21st century. </li></ul><ul><li>Joyce Valenza </li></ul>
    12. 12. OSSTF Pathfinder Project <ul><ul><li>Collect, evaluate and collate pathfinders for Grade 10 subject areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject specific pathfinders incorporate research skills, literacy expectations, and differentiated learning using 21 st technologies e.g., databases, websites, e-books, smart boards, podcasts, videos, blogs, search engines </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Pageflake- Ontario Grade 10 Civics Websites RSS feeds Widgets #*!! Ads http://teacher.pageflakes.com/fraserr/29365076
    14. 14. Grade Ten- http://teacher.pageflakes.com/fraserr/29365076
    15. 15. Index <ul><ul><li>You can easily create an index to keep track of your growing collection of pathfinders- Wiki </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Use a Glogster to Index http://pathfinderswap.wikispaces.com/
    17. 17. Collaborative <ul><ul><li>Web-based pathfinders are collaborative documents. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create them with teachers and students. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can have students helping build the pathfinder. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Showcase student work. </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Editing, Adding, Growing <ul><ul><li>Web-based pathfinders are wonderfully malleable, You can edit them anywhere, on the fly, whenever you discover a new resource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books, Dewey number, Key Word to search, Image library </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Highlight Your Databases Help to stem the tidal wave of google searches! <ul><ul><li>Feature resources such as databases that otherwise would go unused. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize Knowledge Ontario widgets . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge Ontario Services : http://eresources.knowledgeontario.ca/?p=46 </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Tips and Tricks <ul><ul><li>When using Pageflakes- use the anything “flake” to create most of the components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://schoollibrarywebsites.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>/Building+Tools </li></ul>
    21. 21. Examples Library Websites http://only2clicks.com/pages/joycevalenza/376996
    22. 22. Pageflakes Collecting Ontario Resources on Talco ning http://talcoconnections.ning.com
    23. 23. Milne Valley’s IB Program http://www.pageflakes.com/MilneValley/30549862
    24. 24. http://substanceuseandabusgrade10.wikispaces.com/Home+Page
    25. 28. http://maisonneuwe3.edu.glogster .com/gym-project
    26. 30. http://ontario-health-and-physical-education-retaining-studetns.wikispaces.com/
    27. 33. Ability to embed widgets and to teach others how <ul><li>Embed: puts a browser plugin in the page. A plugin is a special program located on the client computer (i.e. not on your web server) that handles its own special type of data file. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Widget: It's a small application that can be installed and executed within a web page by an end user. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  If you can copy and paste you can do this!!! </li></ul>www.wikispaces.com www.edu.glogster.com
    28. 39. Mastery of digital presentation tools <ul><li>http://www.delicious.com/tlshieldsk </li></ul>www.edu.glogster.com www.prezi.com www.xtranormal.com   What is one of your favorites? How do you find them? http://www.delicious.com/tag/presentation Tweet Deck - Search by hash tags
    29. 40. Ability to create, share, and teach using the latest writing tools <ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mindmaping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outlining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storyboarding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>www.easybib.com  - Notebook
    30. 45. Competency in using social networking and bookmarking tools for student research, as well as for your own professional development <ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delicious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>                 What do you use? </li></ul><ul><li>                 How do you keep up with it? </li></ul><ul><li>igoogle </li></ul>