Building Legacy

Overview: Examine the five stages of technology integration and the essential tools to help you achieve them successfully. This session is based on the framework of Brian Mull, who works internationally to assist schools and districts to build robust and rigorous educational environments by tapping into today’s wealth of information and tools.
Brian Mull wikispace

Participants will identify focus areas that meet your professional development and student achievement needs, including:
  • Transformative teaching and learning
  • Building community
  • Critical thinking
  • Building capacity for sustainable leadership
  • Building global connections

Common Core Standard:
College and career readiness anchor standards for writing
Production and Distribution of writing
6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.

Welcome and Introductions
Ice Breaker
Digital Citizenship
Connection to Information
Engaging the Web
  • RSS
  • Blogging
Activity: Tools Review
Activity: Innovative Lesson Makeover - Web 2.0
  • Building Legacy

Welcome & Introductions

Building Legacy defined by Brian Mull

Cultural anthropologist Michael Wesch at Kansas State University
discusses the tools today's students need to be good digital citizens.
Turning students into good digital citizens.

__**The Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship**__

Respect Your Self/Respect Others
- Etiquette
- Access
- Law
Educate Your Self/Connect with Others
- Communication
- Literacy
- Commerce
Protect Your Self/Protect Others
-Rights and Responsibility
- Safety (Security)
- Health and Welfare

Common Sense Media Website
Digital Literacy and Citizenship Classroom Curriculum
Curriculum by Grade
  • k-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
NYC Internet Acceptable Use Policy

Connecting and Engaging with the Web:

Connecting with information using Google Search:

Advanced Google Search Techniques- During this section we're going to discuss some modifiers that you can use to fine-tune your search results. These tricks and techniques will save you time and provide you with better search results.

Connecting with people:

  • narrowing down information
    • @ - mention or reply
    • rt - retweet
    • # (hashtag) - organizational structure of twitter

RSS Reader

Activity 1

NYC Learning Tools Review
Break out session for participants. Groups will review web 2.0 tools and share their findings with the community.

Web Tools and the Common Core Standards: How do they align?
Common Core State Standards ELA College and Career Ready Definition (from the P21 CC Toolkit):
  • Build strong content knowledge
  • Respond to the varying demands of audience, task, purpose, and discipline
  • Comprehend as well as critique
  • Value evidence
  • Demonstrate independence
  • Come to understand other perspectives and cultures
  • Use technology and digital media strategically and capably

Activity 2: Innovative Lesson Makeover - Web 2.0

What Lesson Level are you? poll
Tool: Poll Everywhere
Poll Everywhere replaces expensive proprietary audience response hardware with standard web technology. It's the easiest way to gather live responses in any venue: conferences, presentations, classrooms, radio, tv, print.

The 21st Century Educator
  • Level 1 : Standard Lesson: no integration of Technology
  • Level 2 - Technology used to automate or simply present same material electronically
  • Level 3 - Introduction of Web 2.0 Tools - Work being published to the Web
  • Level 4 - Students beginning to collaborate with others locally
  • Level 5 - Lesson/Project has gone global, student work is thriving and building legacy

Lesson Makeover
Break out Session for participants. Groups will produce innovative ideas for enhancing lessons to a Level 5 with 21st century tools and thinking.

__Brianmull.wikispaces.com__ Finding meaning in the masses


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