StreetLaw - CRF Going Digital Workshop



Intro (questions to think about before session):

What is the most effective part of your current professional development model / activities?
What areas would you like to improve in how you deliver curriculum and professional development?
What are your biggest frustrations with using technology as part of doing professional development?
What are the biggest needs you face in doing professional development at a distance?
How would you like to see your professional development evolve in the next five years?
How do you think technology can add value to your curriculum and curriculum delivery?
In an ideal world - what would you like your curriculum and professional development projects to look like in the not so distant future?



How can distance learning technologies be used in professional development?


Tools for collaborating and delivering professional development:
Classroom environment:
Moodle
http://moodle.org/
Webinars
dimdim
http://www.dimdim.com
elluminate
http://www.elluminate.com/
Conferencing:
Skype
http://www.skype.com/
ichat
http://www.apple.com/macosx/what-is-macosx/ichat.html
Google Chat
http://www.google.com/chat/video
iVisit
http://www.ivisit.com/
Arranging meeting - Collaborating
Doodle
http://www.doodle.com/
Google Docs / Calendar
http://docs.google.com/
Open Office
http://www.openoffice.org/

Wikis

Wikispaces
http://wikispaces.com
Seed Wiki
http://www.seedwiki.com

Other Helpful Tools:
File Conversion - zamzar
www.zamzar.com
Zotero - research tool
http://www.zotero.org/
Jing - screen video capture
http://www.jingproject.com/

How can technologies be integrated into curriculum and instruction?


Web 2.0
iLearnTechnology
http://ilearntechnology.com

Educational Technology Class
http://educ305.wmwikis.net/Mark+Hofer

Example Projects
Telling Their Stories (Urban School)
http://www.tellingstories.org/

Examples of practice
Online discussion rubrics
http://mason.gmu.edu/~ndabbagh/wblg/online-protocol.html
http://teaching.uncc.edu/files/file/SummerInstitute2009/Rubric%20for%20Online%20Discussion%20Boards%20SI%20May%202009.doc


How can technologies be used to help disseminate curriculum and engage in professional development?


Example Professional Blog
http://mhofer.blogspot.com/
http://www.blogspot.com
Teacher Discussion Site
http://www.iste-community.org/group/landl
Teacher Sharing Site
http://teachers.net/lessons/
Persistent Issues in History Network
http://dp.crlt.indiana.edu/


Curriculum Examples

Virtual Historian
http://www.virtualhistorian.ca/Virtual_Historian_e.html
Persistent Issues in History Network
http://dp.crlt.indiana.edu/
Historical Scene Investigation (HIS)
http://www.wm.edu/hsi
Historical Inquiry
http://www.historicalinquiry.com/
Center for History and New Media
http://chnm.gmu.edu/
Primary Source Learning (SCIM-C)
http://www.primarysourcelearning.org
TeacherTube
http://www.teachertube.com

Future of Online Curriculum Tools


Our Courts
http://www.ourcourts.org/

Augmented Reality Games
http://arisgames.org/