Iowa Core & Tech Literacy


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The Iowa Core has included 21st century literacy to be used within the framework of the core curricular areas. This presentation gives examples of available tools that allow alternative approaches for 21st century learners.

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Iowa Core & Tech Literacy

  1. 1. Iowa Core Curriculum Essential Concepts and/or Essential Skills Giving alternatives to the 21st Century Learners http://www. slideshare . net/twaterman/iowa-core-tech-literacy
  2. 2. 1) Demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
  3. 3. * Create original works as a means of personal or group expression. <ul><ul><li>Students individually or collaboratively create media-rich products to be displayed, published, or performed for a variety of audiences. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Examples: <ul><li>Animoto http: //animoto .com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>O ne True Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 2) Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
  6. 6. * Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
  7. 7. Examples from VoiceThread : <ul><li>Literacy - Speaking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http: //voicethread .com/#q.b80590.i411439 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Math – Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http: //voicethread .com/#q+geometry.b321846.i1786529 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. * Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.
  9. 9. Example: <ul><li>Videoconferencing – Skype </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http: //theedublogger . edublogs .org/want-to-connect-with-other-classrooms/ </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. 3) Apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  11. 11. Examples: <ul><ul><li>Tag Galaxy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sear chMe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http: //searchme .com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. slideshare .net/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>280Slides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. 4) Demonstrate critical thinking skills using appropriate tools and resources to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems and make informed decisions.
  13. 13. * Students effectively use multiple technologies and resources to develop a systematic plan for conducting research in order to assess potential sustainable solutions, or to develop a complete product to demonstrate knowledge and skills.
  14. 14. Example: <ul><li>Wiggio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http: //wiggio .com/ </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. * Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions.
  16. 16. Exa mples: <ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podomatic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GabCast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GCast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. 5) Understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
  18. 18. * Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity. <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PB Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. * Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship. <ul><li>Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. 6) Demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems and operations.
  21. 21. * Understand and use technology systems <ul><ul><li>Students adapt to evolving technology systems and apply them for everyday use. They also interpret the underlying structure of the system so it can be used for multiple purposes and applied to unique situations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our students of today - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>21st century learners </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Toy Waterman [email_address]