Adolescent Literacy and Technology

August 18, 19, and 20th 2009
Presenters: Dee Halstead and Stacey Schuh
Dee's Email: dhalstead66@gmail.com

Dee and Stacey are awesome!

Stacey's Email: staceyschuh@gmail.com
Liz Webb's Email: lwlawebb@gmail.com

Teacher Resource Page

August 18th Agenda:

8:30-9:00
Breakfast
Pick Up Materials
Sign In
Introductions and Goals


OVERARCHING GOAL FOR THE NEXT THREE DAYS:


A new way of thinking about teaching English language arts using web 2.0 tools.



Did You Know Video?


Materials for the notebook
Brian Cambourne's Conditions of Learning theoretical understandings for writing and reading workshop
9:00 -10:00
Project
WRITE Wiki page

Technology Survey




10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:30

Jigsaw Activity:
Jim Burke’s Writing Reminders
Participants choose a chapter to read and share with the group
They can write on notebook paper, or type
Jim Burke Graphic Organizers
Online Organizers
Webspiration
Burke's Ning (Thanks Christy)
11:30-12:00
Introduction to Google



Create a Google Account


Create a Google Account

12:00-12:45
Lunch
12:45-1:30
Google continues
Google Docs
Google Apps
1:30-2:45
Google Play Time
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:30

Continue playing with Google
3:30-4:00
Exit Slip: What is one new concept I learned today?
Write on Google Doc and share with others
Homework: Read Brian Cambourne's articles

August 19, 2009

8:30-9:00
Breakfast
Sacred Writing Time:

9:00-10:30
Epals Email for Students
Epals Email User Guide
Blogs in plain English
Edublogs
Edublogs User Guide
Edublog Example
Stacey's Class Blog
Creating A Classroom Blog

10:30-10:45 Break


10:45-11:15
Design your blog instructions
Edublog Videos
Example of writing blog
11:15-11:45 Login and Design your blog

11:45-12:00 Questions, Concerns

12:00-12:45 Lunch


12:45-1:15
Inspiration
Q&A

1:15-1:30
Managing students and Content
Adding students as users
Embedding Widgets
Controling Subscribers and Posts
Uploading Files


1:30-2:30 Technology Play Time

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45- 3:15
Ning
NiceNet
Voice Thread

3:15-3:30- Explore Ning and NiceNet

3:30-3:45 Pair Share: How might you use a blog in your classroom?
Exit Slip; On Google Docs:
What did you expect today?
Did we meet your expectations?
How did things go?

3:45-4:00 Debrief

August 20th Agenda:


8:30-9:00 Breakfast
Sacred Writing Time

9:00-10:00

What about Copyright?







Creative Commons:
Creative Commons


Student Publishing Website:
**LuLu**

What is a Wordle?
**Wordle**

Other technology websites to assist in planning:
Teacher Tube

**Teacher Tube**

School Tube:

**School Tube**

10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-12:00 Technology Play Tim
Play around with Wikis, Google Sites, make a Wordle, Teacher Tube, etc.

12:00-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:00 Book Give Away


1:30-3:30
Teachers create a lesson plan tying in some technoloy and ideas from Jim Burke
Type up your lesson plan on Google Docs and share with the group.

Choose one of the following:
1. Create a unit plan highlighting your HSCE, GLCE, your goals and objectives, what pieces of technology you will use that you expereinced this week, your resources and using Jim Burke.

OR

2. Create a Wiki, Google Site, E-pals, Edublog, and explain how you will use these in your classrooms.

Once completed this artifact must be placed on this Wiki and we will help you do that.

Each member of the group must submit an artifact of what they accomplished these last three days.
Christi McGonigal-Cross
Julie Adolphson
Mary Wilkinson
Julie Linderleaf
Mary Cobb
Nicole Milsap
Sheridan Carr
Janice Owens
Sheila Nash
Martha Kefgen

3:30-4:00
Surveys
Click Here to take survey



Thank you for spending this time with us. We hope you enjoyed your expereinces.