EDG 646 Wednesday, June 26

8:30 AM - 4:55 PM

Topic: Digital Age Learning Culture
Educational Administrators create, promote, and sustain a dynamic, digital-age learning culture that provides a rigorous, relevant, and engaging education for all students.
  1. Ensure instructional innovation focused on continuous improvement of digital-age learning
  2. Model and promote the frequent and effective use of technology for learning
  3. Provide learner-centered environments equipped with technology and learning resources to meet the individual, diverse needs of all learners
  4. Ensure effective practice in the study of technology and its infusion across the curriculum
  5. Promote and participate in local, national, and global learning communities that stimulate innovation, creativity, and digital age collaboration

Wednesday POA

1. Social media/blogs check-ins
2. "Goodnight, gadgets everywhere."

3. The Networked Student

4. What the Internet is doing to our brains

5. Pay attention! Attention, and other 21st Century Social Media Literacies

the work of Howard Rheingold

6. 6 Channels of 21st Century Learning and 9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning

21st century skills new.png

7. NETS*S and curricular frameworks - how are we ensuring our students demonstrate proficiency in these areas?
NETS*S and Student Profiles
ISTE NETS Implementation Wiki
Partnership for 21st Century Skills

8. Small group work explorations - technology integration topics- create a group presentation here

9. Designing and equipping our learning environments - partnering with IT
  • Guest Speaker - Tom Murray, Director of Technology & Cyber Education, Quakertown SD
  • Blended learning, cyber/charter schools, AAL, BYOD/BYOT
  • Backchannel during our guest speaker time - ask questions and share ideas here! http://todaysmeet.com/tommurray

Wednesday's Assignments

Assignment Description

Due Date
Blog Assignment -Article/Blog Post Review
Locate an article or blog post online written about the importance of digital citizenship, including perhaps a topic of controversy surrounding the use of technology in schools. Your blog post should include:
1. Summary of the article/post content, include author/publication/blog information.
2. Key points of the article, how the article/post influences your thinking about your future role as an ed leader, how you will be able to use the information shared in your future role, what further information you will seek as a result of reading the article/post.
3. Include a hyperlink to the article/post in your blog post.

Bonus: Add the blog post/article to our EDG646 Diigo group.
Tweet the article and post as well as your reflective post using the #edg646 hashtag.

Thursday 6/27 by 8:30 AM
Blog Commenting - Provide thoughtful comments on at least two of your classmates' blog posts submitted earlier in the week.

Thursday, 6/27 by 8:30 AM
Continue project work

Presentations during Friday's class
Continue Smackdown research

Share during Friday's class