Calendar, summer, 2008
JUDY BARFORD, BB2205, 581-7885
*Student Web work will be in progress throughout the six week session..
EDU2022 project page template -- use for linking of projects, descriptions, and explanations.
Course Calendar Note: This calendar may be changed by the instructor in consultation with the class.
|Date by Day||Topics and Activities -- also see projects template||Resources||Due|
||The state of our education world:
Did You Know/Education, YouTube
Course overview, lab policies, tech survey,
Introductions, interviews and presentations of current class computing favorites
Course syllabus and calendar eiu logins and passwords
Lucas video and notes. Daily definitions. Your EIU pen server account.
purchase: flash drive for coursework, course packet
Introduction to Netscape Composer/ review of model EDU2022 projects. Building your index page.
video -- Jim Diekman's class, Chula Vista California,
from the George Lucas Educational Foundation
||How schools are using the Web Links to schools
Polishing your EIU index page, posting to your pen account, using WinSCP. Give credit to your graphics sources. Resources for creating your page from Pocantico Hills School.
The importance of folders and file names
Work on resume
Introduction to del.icio.us
Introduction to flickr
Chapter 2, 2.46-.48,
resume model for educators from EIU Career Services
Composer Tutorials on-line
Making Changes tutorial
|Write and upload your EIU
Quiz due on S/C chapter.
Lucas notes due.
||Pervasive ethics in technology education: Intellectual
property, copyright laws, the
meaning of "free," Creative Commons.
Uploading the course projects page. Customizing the projects page.
Creating internal and absolute links,
Making changes. Using refresh in FTP, reload in your browser
Hotlist options: PortaPortal, Filamentality, del.icio.us, just plain ol' resources page
Daily definitions -- to continue throughout the term.
Appropriate curriculum topics
tutorials as above, plus
Netscape Composer Hints&Advice
|projects page posted
create internal links
||Explore school sites.
Find children's work posted on the Web in the subject area and at the
grade level of your choice. Reflect on the uses you see for technology
using examples from your findings.. Recall S/C chapter 1. Write a short
essay on how technology is supporting learning, as you see in the
children's work online. See further guidelines in the projects
For summer 08, search and include the following links: a classroom podcast, a classroom vodcast, a classroom blog.
Look ahead to the Curriculum Theme assignment .
Select a theme and begin searching.
Smart Research from NoodleTools.
Illinois Computing Educators
look for the state winter conference, Feb. 09
See Education World's Featured Teachers
McKenzie, J. (1998) Grazing the net: Raising a generation of free range chickens. Phi Delta Kappan. [online] http://www.fno.org/text/grazing.htmlessential questions handout
|Research, design, and post the
Technology in Schools page,
||In addition to your professional resume online, enjoy designing an About Me page.. Include photos, and a theme sequence assembled with sound using Photostory or Moviemaker.. Compare to Power Point .||
Post About Me page
Discuss and diagram technology history and scientific milestones.
Lab time to update all projects up to and including Project 5.
Choosing the Curriculum Theme, overview of all phases of the project: essential question, rationale, site evaluation, concept map, Excel graph, podcast, Webquest link and evaluation, SmartBoard activity.
Review of model curriculum theme projects
Roblyer, pp.21-24 & 33-38 in packe
Technology throughout History
History of technology and computing handouts S/C Chapter 1
S/C selected chapter online quiz.
questions -- relevance in curriculum, critical
judgement and evaluation, rubrics and checklists.
Work on Curriculum Theme page and site evaluation to support your Essential Question research. Follow guidelines on the EDU2022 projects page. See Project 6 models in the student pages linked below this calendar.
Research and carefully build a rationale to justify the study of your theme. Select a site for review which will be strong in the five evaluation criteria for Web site evaluation. Know the Kathy Schrock categories and the ALA categories
|S/C Chapters 6 and 7
Web Literacy and Critical Thinking
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Under "Teacher Helpers" click Critical
Evaluation Tools. Scroll to ABC's of Web site evaluation. See also S/C pp. 409-414.
|Post the rationale for the selected theme followed by the
site eval. for Project 6
|Fun with Microsoft Word. Page
design with Word Art, images, tables, and columns. Newsletters, labels,
book plates, business cards.
Integrating MSWord with PowerPoint -- more easy projects from Tammy Wooster.
Create a concept map for your curriculum theme with
File-export your conceptmap to your disk as a .gif file.
Import the map as an image to your Project 7 template page.
a sample concept map
Introduction to podcasting. Examples and Audacity software, Project 11
|Tammy Worster's Technology Tips
-- endless easy technology ideas the classroom
S/C Chapters 7
Fewell/Gibbs, Ch. 3
S/C selected chapter online quiz.
Developmentally appropriate curriculum and assistive technology
Presenter, 9 - 11 a.m.
Lou Conwell, Carl Sandburg School, third grade teacher, presents her SmartBoard activities and strategies as well as other favorite classroom technologies. This will be an interactive presentation packed with real-time ideas from a master teacher!
Welcome, Mrs. Conwell!
Find and demonstrate a SmartBoard activity to complement your curriculum theme. Link the activity to Project 6
Use the Smart Notebook and Smart tools to design a SmartBoard activity of your own.
|S/C Chaper 8
The impact of Smart Technologies in today's classrooms
Post the link to a relevant SmartBoard activity
Demonstrate to the class your own Smart activity
|Search for compelling data to illustrate your curriculum
inquiry. Use Excel and the Graphing Wizard for a mathematical
2007 data from the State of the World's Children -- use most recent data
from UNICEF ********
from Mrs. Renz's class
Continue work on podcast introducing your curriculum theme.
The field of computer ethics. (This project may need to be omitted due to time constraints). Topics and issues. Project guidelines and criteria for points will be available in your course WebCT account. For threading the discussion -- distinguish between the Compose command and the Reply command.
|See Henking School Kid Pix presentation
must view in Explorer, not Netscape
Fewell/Gibbs, Chapter 5
Post the graph
Compose and post your ethics discussion to the WebCT discussion board
||WebQuest, Web Inquiry Project
evaluation. Use the rubric in
your packet and linked here. Apply each category of the rubric to your
selection of an exemplary WebQuest or WIP.
Complete and post the podcast, Project 11
Structured, interactive demonstrations from each class member begin.
Preparation for final exam
links and samples
articleMolebash & Dodge
Submit paper WQ evaluation.
Post evaluated WQ link for curriculum theme w. links
Study guide, final exam
||Structured, interactive demonstrations from each class member
|Presentations, final exam