Friday, August 31, 2007

Student Blogging

Mike Burke found this information on students posting to blogs.
There is also a good link on the left sidebar about Intellectual Property.

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Scott McLeod

Wow, it has been great to hear all the ideas that have been inspired by Scott McLeod's presentation on Tuesday. We'd love to hear what you thought and what some of your new ideas are. Please leave some comments to let us know what you are thinking about!!!

Monday, August 27, 2007

High School CoP Agenda August 27

  1. Show streaming video “Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media”
  2. Review and finalize norms
  3. Finalize method of communication between meetings
  4. Review of R: drive resources and Blog Resources
  5. Sample Blogs, Wikis, Moodle, and Podcasts members have put together
  6. For Friday:
    Discuss the first 4 chapters of Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasts.
    How do they want to divide up into subgroups for Tech Professional Goal Targets
    Finalize your professional goal targets
    Assessment of tech PGTs (View action research PowerPoint)

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Here is a website to view some blogs that Edina Teachers have used in their classroom.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

CoP - Session 1

EHS staff - Thursday, August 23

K-9 staff - Monday, August 27


Tentative agenda items (in no particular order - subject to change):
  1. Communities of Practice (ppt)
  2. Expectations of general working norms (handout)
  3. Executive Summary of 2006-2007 technology survey (handout)
  4. Strategic road map (handouts)
    Learning Beyond the Classroom
    Online/Virtual Learning Assessment
    Teacher Use of Technology Initiative
  5. ISTE standards for teachers and students (handout)
  6. Streaming video "Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media"
  7. Communication between inservice days
  8. Thinking about technology PGT and assessment (handout)
  9. Read chapters 1-4 in Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasts
Many resources are on the R: drive > Comm of Pract folder > 21st Century Technology Applications folder