January 2-4 Introductory Readings: McClintock and Blacker for discussion on January 5. Details emailed.
January 5 - You and Technology, How Social Media has Changed the Learning Landscape, Introduction to Google Tools and Participatory Culture.
Online: Week of January 5-11. Articulating your teaching vision via Participatory Culture Skill set and matching social media tools to achieve that vision. See Online Discussion. Scheduled F2F individual discussion via Google video of project concept and goals tied to teacher's vision.
January 12 - Creating an online project that utilizes social media and achieves some of the participatory culture skills and addresses state science and standards.
Online: Week of January 12-18. Further development of project, readings and online discussion re: Internet Acceptable Use Policies, use of social media in science classes, reaching students with special needs, tech and science standards.
January 19 - Tying it all together-
Online: January 20 - 22