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2014 2014-Stories for Learning

A Tale of Three Classrooms: How and Why We Read, Write, and Think for Each Other

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Presenter: Jared Colley and Joel Garza
Location: Arlington, TX and Addison, TX
@jcolley8

Presentation Description: This presentation demonstrates how a good idea was born out of a collaboration involving three teachers who first set out to do something very traditional with their English classes. Growing from a shared interest to try something different, teachers experimented to understand the organic but deliberate aspects of one instance of collaboration, made possible by technology and open-minded spirits. In the beginning, however, the idea was largely traditional: to host a collaborative, inter-institutional paper conference for high school students. This is the story of how a traditional vision became the catalyst for 21st century learning practices – attempting, from there, to outline the emotional anatomy of such collaborative experiences.

New media presents promising opportunities for students and teachers together to think beyond traditional methods for collaboration, and our experience is a story about learning involving three classes that simultaneously engaged two literary texts in such a way. Collaboratively, students read more critically, thought more divergently, and synthesized their ideas creatively; they engaged in unexpected conversations, demonstrated knowledge through multiple media, and inspired creative thinking in their peers and us, demonstrating the relationship between teaching practices and student habits of mind. Digital/nontraditional collaboration empowered students to formulate questions for new audiences, to understand through practice the relationship between purpose, audience, and word – doing so by blogging articles, preparing videos, and recording audio mp3s. The story concludes with the final composition of traditional conference papers, shared inter-institutionally, and we seek to outline the logistics and emotional realities of such an endeavor.

Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
A Tale of Three Schools

Additional Information:
Celebrating James Joyce’s Dubliners
Celebrating Richard III

2012 Kicking It Up a Notch

Digital Tools for Differentiating Vocabulary Instruction

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Presenter: Susan Oxnevad
Location: Oak Park, IL, US
Twitter:  @soxnevad

Presentation Description: Learn to use free and user friendly digital tools to design and implement student driven learning experiences that facilitate the acquisition of deep knowledge about vocabulary. Build a tech toolkit of resources and effective instructional practices to provide students with flexible learning paths to meet a variety of diverse learning needs. Develop innovative ways to use multimedia supported tools for vocabulary instruction. Learn to create interactive graphics, design digital word walls, and explore some 10 minute tech tools for use right away.

Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
http://cooltoolsfor21stcenturylearners.wikispaces.com/K12OnlineConference

Additional Information:
Find more ideas for efficient and effective tech integration on my blog, Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: http://d97cooltools.blogspot.com

2012 Kicking It Up a Notch

Teaching Art in a Technology Rich and Connected Classroom

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Presenter: Tricia Fuglestad
Location: Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA
Twitter:   @fuglefun

Presentation Description: Integrating technology, web 2.0, and interactive tools in the art room gives students the opportunity to enhance their 21st-century learning skills, practice creative problem-solving, and develop higher-level thinking as they create art. Showcasing student work through online venues opens your art room doors to an authentic global audience, connect students with others in collaborations, and enriches learning for all. I will share stories and examples from my technology rich elementary art room and how our online connections have enthralled, enriched and engaged my students.

Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
http://bit.ly/QLJGfs

Additional Information:
Please take a moment to look around my website/blog to see all the exciting ways my K-5 art students use technology for instruction, art production, and connecting with a global audience. We would love to hear from you!
Website/blog: http://drydenart.weebly.com/fugleblog.html
I also share my interactive lessons with tutorials on this wiki: http://artisinteractive.wikispaces.com/Artisinteractive
Watch and use our award-winning Fugleflicks (Student-Created, Art-Related) videos: http://fugleflicks.wikispaces.com/Fugleflick_Index
and Check out my Creating on iPads page full of handouts/tutorials: http://drydenart.weebly.com/creating-on-ipads.html

2011 2011-Level Up

Edmodo: Connect, Collaborate, Create!

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Presenter: Martha Lackey
Location: Midlothian, TX   76065
Twitter: @lackeym

I will show and discuss ways for using Edmodo in a 2nd grade bilingual class. My main focus will show how using 21st century tools can prepare students globally for the 21st century!

iPod video – mp3 audio

Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
http://21stcenturylearningwithedmodo.wikispaces.com/

Additional Information:
I am a 2nd-3rd grade bilingual instructor and campus technology liaison. I help 1st and 2nd year teachers with basic computer skills required by our district. I also help teachers integrate the use of 21st century technology skills into their curriculum.

 

 

2011 2011-Team Captains

Coaching for ICT Integration

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Presenter: Anne Fox
Location: Aarhus, Denmark
@foxdenuk

Presentation Title: Coaching for ICT Integration

Presentation Description: In this session you will find out why coaching is an effective professional development tool and how the VITAE course could help you become an ICT integration coach. You will do this by using six Web 2.0 tools to access and review the material of this session and decide on your first SMART goal.

You will do this by learning by doing and in order to access the necessary links you should have the following ScoopIt page open at the same time: http://www.scoop.it/t/vitae-course

iPod videomp3 audio

Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
http://www.scoop.it/t/vitae-course

Additional Information:
My blog is http://annefox.eu

2011 2011-Teasers

Teaser Pre-Conference Keynote – The Sandbox Manifesto

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Teaser Pre-Conference Keynote – The Sandbox Manifesto
The 2011 K12 Online Conference is about to kick off with the Pre-Conference Keynote by our fabulous, inspirational presenter, Angela Maiers. Take a look at this special teaser she has prepared for us, and then watch for her presentation when it is posted on Monday, November 21 at 8:00am EST. All of the conference recordings are available any time/any place once they are posted during the conference. We invite you to read and comment on Angela’s blog posts as we begin to explore together the theme of this year’s conference: “Purposeful Play.” Check out The Sandbox Manifesto: Life, Learning and Success on the Social Web and Lessons from the Sandbox, and join us daily as new presentations are shared from Nov. 28-Dec. 9. You can also subscribe to all of the presentations as video or audio from our iTunesU Channel (see details on our blog). We are so excited that the conference is finally here. Follow the latest updates on Twitter: #k12online11 or @k12online

2009 2009-Week in the Classroom

Digital Writers’ Workshop

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Presenter: Jackie Gerstein
Location: Heading to Boise, Idaho, USA
Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page

Presentation Title: Digital Writers’ Workshop

Presentation Description: This K12 Online Conference presentation describes the writers’ workshop conducted with a group of upper elementary students. The focus was on the process of writing combining hands-on and technology activities with a special focus on the engagement of multiple intelligences.

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Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
Discovery Change  Wiki Writer’s Workshop

Additional Information:
Jackie’s PageFlakes Site
On Twitter

2009 2009-Leading the Change

21st Century Learning Plato’s Way

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Presenter: Gail Dyer
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page

Presentation Title: 21st Century Learning Plato’s Way

Presentation Description: This presentation provides a snapshot of web 2.0 and games based learning which have been implemented in our school and how we have managed to achieve this across all grades Kindergarten to Year 6. We have been using these technologies for several years but it has only been in this last year that there has been a wholesale uptake of these learning resources. 96% of our students are from non English speaking backgrounds. Many of them arrive at school with impoverished language and life experiences. it is our mission to enrich their vocabulary, turn them on to reading and writing and engage them in the process of becoming critical and creative lifelong learners using technology as the tool.

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Additional Information:
gaildyer.edublogs.org
www.belmoresouthpublicschool.org
kpericles.edublogs.org
allstars.edublogs.org
clevercookies.edublogs.org

2009 2009-Getting Started

Using Web 2.0 Tools to Teach ‘The Outsiders’

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Presenter: Drew Buddie
Location: Rickmansworth, UK
Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page

Presentation Title: Using Web 2.0 Tools to Teach ‘The Outsiders’

Presentation Description: Having been asked to deliver truly cross-curricular ICT to support the Extra English lessons provided for a small group of students, I decioded to use a range of Web 2.0 tools to asist with this. Inspired by the work of Tom Barrett and ‘We Tell Stories’ I decided to create an immersive experience that would help the students have a better understanding of the book. Amongst the tools I used for this were Stupeflix, Google Maps and Google Streetview. The students were able to produce work that was far more involved and detailed than that which they had produced before. As teachers we can be inspired by each other and this presentation is my tribute to this.

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Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
http://k12online.ning.com/profile/DrewBuddie