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Background Reading
  • Web 2.0 is the Future of Education A blog bost by Steve Hargadon
  • The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension: Preparing ALL Students for Their Reading Future
    Leu, D. J. - Keynote delivered to Pearson Education’s Instructional Leadership Council. Rancho Bernardo Inn. San Diego, CA.
    • To view the PowerPoint presentation, click here (large file).

Intros- Who we are and why we are here, gizmos intro and message that tool training will be interspersed throughout the day.
Watch Videos- watch 1 together and then 1 or 2 in pairs so group gets a view of the whole
Blog about Videos- summarize, were you provoked? implications for teaching and learning?
Discuss content entered, and blogging as an engaging and worthwhile classroom practice
Examples and resources for Blogging
Good Educational Technology blogs: http://kathyschrock.net/edtechblogs.htm for starters
-Explore
Google Reader and iGoogle -Use of RSS, create accounts,how to subscribe
Concept of a global professional learning network
-Work Time: focus on aggregators

Social Bookmarking- intro, set-up accounts, hunt for and/or transfer bookmarks, share bookmarks in network; use http://del.icio.us/groton.ttl
-Work time: Focus on delicious

Podcast into TTL Blog: Use a cell phone and Gcast (if Groton has reception...) : How may you use Social bookmarking- a sentence from 3 or 4 people

Photos: Camera use, take pics, download to computer, upload to Picasa Web Album, demo flickr storm and share other photo sites
-Work time: Focus on photos

Creating and using wikis
examples,
-get a wiki, make something with it...
reflect: how to use it in the classroom

Webcams and Skype

We will keep refocusing on classroom uses!