Below is a TENTATIVE Daily Calendar. Topics may change depending upon class needs and interests. As with all this wiki's pages, I keep adding resources to this site so check it often to see if something has been updated!


September 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

3
Labor Day
4
Welcome back to campus
5
6
-- Welcome
-- View and discuss
Computational Thinking: A Digital Age Skill
(and teacher handbook)
-- Introductions/work groups,
-- Review Course expectations (syllabus page)
-- Take photos, make pdf, write comments on pdf's,
-- Check out Handy Tools page for a pdf creator for Windows machines
-- Where are you saving your files? There are many options available, check out File sharing
-- Don't know a lot about Google Drive? Check out this handout


24 Ed-Tech Terms You Should Know



-- Homework (due next class in class):
-------- sign up for Student Presentations
-------- signup for free wikispace wiki,
-------- find 2 articles/videos telling how teachers are using wikis/blogs/webpages in their classrooms, write 2-3 sentence summary of article/video, email addresses and summaries to self
7
8
9
10
11
-- View and discuss
A Vision of K-12 Students Today
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8
-- Create Wiki (including literacy blog page)
-- Add QR Code

Dr Cramer's demo wiki.
12
13
-- View and discuss Shift Happens
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljbI-363A2Q
-- Review ISTE Technology Standards
-- Discuss Learning Objects and Games (web resources created by others)
14

16
17
18
Photo editing,
19
20
Talking Graphics
21
22
23/30
24
25
Screencasting
26
27
Rubrics
28
29
What's due by October 1? You should have the following completed:
  1. Wiki created (homepage, welcome info, photo, QR Code)
  2. QR code page
  3. Photos/photo editing page
  4. Learning Objects page
  5. Talking graphics page
  6. Screencasting page
  7. Rubric page
  8. On each page (except homepage) should be the following information:
    1. name of page
    2. tell what topic is all about (ie define/describe photos and photo editing)
    3. links and summaries (2-3 sentences) to 2 articles/videos where social studies teachers talk about how they use that area in their classroom. (ie in my world history class students take photos of...)
    4. in-class created samples (give a brief description of what you did, especially what resources you used)
    5. resources including websites (hyperlinked), instruction sheets or video tutorials, resources for your future use, helpful hints
    6. (a) lesson/activity where students use the technology, (b) student sample, (c) assessment rubric (this may be completed later in the semester, weave these ideas into the units you are developing for methods and clinical -- reduce, reuse, recycle!!!)
Checklist of assignments:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgAPhFOaACT1dHJVdTJxRUFzMWhfMlgxbTd4LU1vTUE

October

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

1
2
Worktime - talking graphic assignment
(Create a talking graphic assignment
that requires the use of photo editing.
Include an assessment rubric. Include
a screencast detailing how to do the
photo editing.)
3
4
Interactive Whiteboards

iPads and Mobile Devices
5
6
7
8
9
Slideshows - linear
Open Office,
Google
PPT
Prezi
10
11
Slideshows - nonlinear
PPT
IT Portfolio
Egypt2.pptx
Egypt2.pptx
Egypt2.pptx
12
13
14
15
16
Web Resources
(Google Maps, Google Earth)
Mapping
17
18
Web Resources
Google Tools (Lit Trips)
Communication Tools (Skype)
19
20
21
22
23
Assessment
Google forms
Poll Everywhere
24
25
Catch up
26
27
28
29
30
Visual representation of ideas with:
Concept Maps
31
Nov 1
Visual representation of ideas with:
Glogster, Wordle, Comic Life


What's due by November 1? You should have the following completed:
  1. Interactive Whiteboard page
  2. Slideshow page (linear slideshows using Open Office, Google, PPT, Prezi, and nonlinear ppt)
  3. Mapping page (Google Maps, Google Earth)
  4. Google Lit trip page
  5. Communications tools page (Skype)
  6. Assessment page (Poll Everywhere, Google Form)
  7. Concept map page (Inspiration, Bubbles, Glogster, Wordle, Comic Life)
  8. On each page should be the following information:
    1. name of page
    2. tell what topic is all about
    3. links and summaries (2-3 sentences) to 2 articles/videos where social studies teachers talk about how they use that area in their classroom.
    4. in-class created samples
    5. resources including websites (hyperlinked), instruction sheets or video tutorials, resources for your future use, helpful hints
    6. (a) lesson/activity where students use the technology, (b) student sample, (c) assessment rubric

Do you feel like you are spending a lot of time and not making much progress? That's okay! Sometimes it takes "stumbling around" to discover what you didn't know you wanted/needed to know. Read Jamie McKenzie's Stumbling Toward Insight for permission to "play."
http://fno.org/summer2011/stumbling.html

Checklist of assignments:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgAPhFOaACT1dHJVdTJxRUFzMWhfMlgxbTd4LU1vTUE


November

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday




1
Visual representation of ideas with:
Glogster, Wordle, Comic Life
2
3
4
5
6
Design Principles
7
8
Desktop Publishing
3-fold brochures
Newsletters
9
10
11
12
13
Desktop Publishing
continued
14
15
e-Safety
16
17
18
19
20
catch up
21
22
Thanksgiving
23
24
25
26
27
Podcasting
28
29
podcasting continued
30
1
What's due by December 1? You should have the following completed:
  1. Design Principles page
  2. Desktop Publishing page
  3. e-Safety page
  4. Podcasting page
  5. On each page should be the following information:
    1. name of page
    2. tell what topic is all about
    3. links and summaries (2-3 sentences) to 2 articles/videos where social studies teachers talk about how they use that area in their classroom.
    4. in-class created samples (give a brief description of what you did, especially what resources you used)
    5. resources including websites (hyperlinked), instruction sheets or video tutorials, resources for your future use, helpful hint
    6. (a) lesson/activity where students use the technology, (b) student sample, (c) assessment rubric

Checklist of assignments:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgAPhFOaACT1dHJVdTJxRUFzMWhfMlgxbTd4LU1vTUE



December

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
2
3
4
Movies
5
6
IT Portfolio
7
8
9
10
11
Present wiki
12
13
Present wiki
14
End of Semester
15
Graduation

What's due by December 13? You should have the following completed:
  1. Everything!
  2. Your Above and Beyond page (if you are aiming for an A)

Checklist of assignments:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgAPhFOaACT1dHJVdTJxRUFzMWhfMlgxbTd4LU1vTUE