Participating educators will:
- Explore and learn about "Digital Literacy"
- Incorporate tools for collaboration into professional practices
- Expand the use of multiple forms of student assessment
- Participate in social bookmarking, blogging and Yarmouth Google tools
1. (8:00-8:45 am) Participant introductions: Icebreaker, Nuts & Bolts (Bathrooms, Breaks, Lunch, Assistants, Printing), Course Syllabus
, Theme & Focus - Digital Literacy
"Teachers must move beyond the role of facilitators and become collaborators in learning, seeking new knowledge alongside students and modeling positive habits of work and mind." - Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow
2. (8:45- 9:30 am) Did You Know?
Version 4, Fall 2009
Question: Are we ready?? - Turn & Talk
3. (9:30 - 10:15 am) "Digital Citizenship" presentation
4. (10:30 - 11:45 noon) Revisit Jason Ohler's article
- Pick one of their two selected guidelines and get into groups
- Read each other's blog reflections on the article
- What will that literacy focus look like in the classroom? - Talk about that. Share ideas.
- Assignment: Write in your blog a response to what this might look like in the classroom.
- Either when you are creating your blog post or after you have written your post ask one of the student assistants to review it with you.
- Comment on other group members posts. If you don't finish this you can finish it overnight.
5. (12:30 -3:00) Diigo
- Setup or revisit Diigo accounts, toolbar setup
- Using Diigo - A "folksonomy"
- Guided process for going to a few pages and putting in tags we suggest - article: 100 Helpful Web Tools or FreeTech4TEachers
- Introduce the tags for each of the 8 guidelines
- Work in groups of 4.
- Learn to bookmark: add tag for a set of 10-15 websites related to the guidelines. (Tip: Edit the name of the bookmark to tell enough about what the site is.)
- Diigo Help Vidoes: