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EDU 356A Technology in the Classroom Agenda
Class Session Objectives:
KSDE Objective Standard #1 The educator demonstrates the ability to use the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of each discipline he or she teaches and can create opportunities that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for all students
KSDE Objective Standad #12 - The educator understands the role of technology in society and demonstrates skills using instructional tools and technology to gather, analyze, and present information, enhance instructional practices, facilitate professional productivity and communication, and help all students use instructional technology effectively.
KSDE Objective Standard #13 - The educator is a reflective practitioner who uses an understanding of historical, philosophical, and social foundations of education to guide educational practices.
5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership (ISTE NETS-T)
Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources. Teachers:
participate in local and global learning communities to explore creative applications of technology to improve student learning.
exhibit leadership by demonstrating a vision of technology infusion, participating in shared decision making and community building, and developing the leadership and technology skills of others.
evaluate and reflect on current research and professional practice on a regular basis to make effective use of existing and emerging digital tools and resources in support of student learning
contribute to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession and of their school and community.
#2. Communication and Collaboration
Students 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. Students:
interact, collaborate, public with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats
develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures
contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.
How can I improve myself?
How can you change myself professionally?
What specific sites and methods are successful with students?
Bell Ringer #1
Bell Ringer #2
Socrative Open Response
(Room 686) "Identify 2 people/resources you investigated during your time exploring the resources shared below and explain why."
Social Media impact on today's world
Social Networking in Plain English (
Lee Lefever Common Craft
Discuss the definition of "PLN & PLC"
Twitter 4 Teachers
Plurk 4 Teachers
Stages of PLN Adoption
" via @jutecht and @dwarlick
EdTech Twitter Recommendations
Social Networking via
Skype in Schools
Making Connections with Skype
Social Networking guests:
Dr. Wesley Fryer
Today's Meet Backchannel
Consultant/Speaker. ASCD/ISTE presenter.New Teacher Chat Founder
. Former Principal. Passion2
Twenty Tidbits for New Teachers
New Teacher Instruction
New Teacher Chat (#ntchat)
New Teacher Mentoring Project
Founder of eduTecher/eduClipper, Educational Technologist, Google Certified Teacher, ISTE Educator of the Year, father to two amazing boys in New York
ISTE Closing Keynote
Social Media Google Hangout video archive
Social Media Backchannel Resources
Mobile Leanring for New Teachers
3 Tips for New Teachers on Twitter
20 Tips for Success
New Teacher Chat
Social Media Savvy
Teacher Tube (YouTube alternative)
6 Ways to use Social Media to Connect with Parents
Blogging About the Web 2.0 Classroom
An Educators Guide To Twitter
Educator & Writer trying to catalog the internet for students, educators and parents.
PLN Resource Page
How to Chat
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Twitter "How To" infographic
Managing Your Online Presence
Google Hangout Guide
Out of Class Work:
Students will participate in a discussion via
on the use of social media in education. Each student will be responsible for responding to the question as well as responding to two other classmates.
“How do we grow global mindedness in every child and youth in this country? Why does it matter?
Original response to discussion question to be completed by 5 p.m Thursday.
2 responses are to be posted by 7pm Sunday.
Discussion participation and responses will be evaluated by discussion rubric.
We will complete Week 1's Out of Class work.
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