Archive for the ‘2009-Kicking It Up a Notch’ Category

Googlios: A 21st – Century Approach to Teaching, Learning, & Assessment

Presenter: G. Alex Ambrose Location: South Bend, Indiana, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Googlios: A 21st – Century Approach to Teaching, Learning, & Assessment Presentation Description: As the first decade of the 21st century comes to end and blogs, wikis, and podcasts have become more mainstream, it is important that […]

Using VideoAnt Annotations to Provide “Audience-Based” Assessment to Students’ Video Productions

Presenter: Richard Beach Location: Minneapolis, MN, US Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Using VideoAnt Annotations to Provide “Audience-Based” Assessment to Students’ Video Productions Presentation Description: This presentation describes the use of a free video annotation tool, VideoAnt, for providing specific, targeted feedback to students’ video productions. It contains a tutorial on […]

Parallel Play or Collaboration–Leveraging the Wiki Platform for High Quality Work

Presenter: Paula White Location: Crozet, VA USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Parallel Play or Collaboration–Leveraging the Wiki Platform for High Quality Work Presentation Description: This presentation will help participants think about the differences between a project that is a glorified drop box or parallel play and one that truly involves […]

Thriving in a Collaborative Web 2.0 Classroom: The “Great Debate” and “Student News Action Network”

Presenter: Tom Daccord Location: Chestnut Hill, MA, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Thriving in a Collaborative Web 2.0 Classroom: The “Great Debate” and “Student News Action Network” Presentation Description: This video highlights innovative educational uses of the “Read-Write” Web and shows how humanities teachers use Web 2.0 to empower students […]

Engaging Our Youngest Minds

Presenter: Angela Maiers Location: Clive, Iowa, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Engaging Our Youngest Minds Presentation Description: Do you recognize the “wow” of your students? Are we cultivating such passion? Angela shares a story of a young learner and the habits necessary to ignite such a wow in students DotSub […]

K12Online09 Day 7 Presentations: 15 December 2009

Welcome to day seven of the 2009 K-12 Online Conference! All presentations are listed and linked on our main conference schedule. Build your own custom video playlist at embedr.com Today’s presentations include: KICKING IT UP A NOTCH The Virtual Heroic Journey Kevin Hodgson Unlikely Coordinates? Geocaching Across the Curriculum Beth Ritter-Guth OpenSim: Open Learning Timothy […]

OpenSim-OpenLearning

Presenter: Timothy Hart Location: Orono, ME, United States Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: OpenSim-OpenLearning Presentation Description: Opensimulator is open source software for creating 3D virtual worlds. OpenLearning is learning without artificial restrictions. This presentation is about jumping on the open virtual worlds for learning bandwagon and about giving you a start […]

Unlikely Coordinates? Geocaching Across the Curriculum

Presenter: Beth Ritter-Guth Location: Lakeville, CT USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Unlikely Coordinates? Geocaching Across the Curriculum Presentation Description: Can a worldwide scavenger hunt and a GPSr change the way we teach? ABSOLUTELY! This presentation will introduce geocaching and educaching and provide examples and resources to those interested in getting […]

The Heroic Journey Project

Presenter: Kevin Hodgson Location: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: The Heroic Journey Project Presentation Description: This presentation highlights the use of Google Maps and Google Earth (and Picasa photo)to create a fictional “Heroic Journey” story. The unit is tied to literature (The Odyssey, The Lightning Thief), writing (creating […]

Telling the World: Flat Classroom Student Summit

Presenter: Julie Lindsay Location: Beijing, China Twitter: @julielindsay Presentation Title: Telling the World: Flat Classroom Student Summit Presentation Description: The world is their audience, literally, when high school students embark on a Flat Classroom Project. As a culmination to the 12-14 week global collaborative project students have the opportunity to present their research and findings […]