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EmpoweringRURAL SCHOOLSFOR TOMORROWWisconsin Rural Schools Alliance

Nov. 2013

Resources & Digital Handout

http://tinyurl.com/WIRuralSchools

Katie Morrowteach42morrow.com

ONeill Public SchoolONeill, Nebraska

OPS 24/7 Learningv2.0

How do you measure success?

What can we do now that we couldnt do before?

Opened Opportunities

Changing ecosystem brings opportunity. Authors Artists Programmers

In the last 24 hours on Facebook...

ADDED PROFICIENCIES

BROKEN DOWN BARRIERS

CULTIVATED A CULTURE OF PRIDE

How did we do it? Our process

Access

24/7 Access

Choice in Device

We need to move beyond the idea that an education is something that is

provided for us, and toward the idea that an education is something that we

create for ourselves.

~Stephen Downes

Student Choice & Involvement

Bottom-up

Meet Addie

Creators, not just Consumers of Content

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Community Commercials and Public Service Announcements

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4th Grade Nebraska History

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

~Sydney J. Harris

Community of Learners

Community

Break down classroom walls

iTunes u courses

iBooks Author

Publish and Promote

OHS YOUTUBE CHANNEL

https://www.youtube.com/user/ONeillPublicSchool

Harness the Back Channel

Edmodo Socrative iChat

Develop and maintain a PLN

Twitter Symbaloo Facebook

"Learning must be lifelong, life-wide, and available on

demand."

~National Educational Technology Plan

Do things differently?Do Different

Things

Challenge Based Learning

Real problems.1.

Learn together.

Do something!

2.

3.

http://challengebasedlearning.org

Design an app to improve communication on your campus.

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Transform apathy into engagement

Increase recycling in your communityCultural Shift: Disprove a misconception about your generation

Make your town more energy efficient

Improve the online behaviors of youth in your community

Reduce your schools paper waste

Increase the percentage of students in your class who stay in school for one more year.

Increase the number of healthy food choices served at school (or at home).

Change a policy in your school.

Create cross-cultural connections in your school and/or community.

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Making a Dierence...CBL is effective in building 21st Century Skills90% of teachers reported significant improvements in twelve key 21st century skill areas

CBL Engages Students in LearningOver 75% of students, across every age group, felt they learned more than they expected, worked harder than they normally do, and were part of solving a big problem.

2009 CBL Pilot Report, New Media Consortium; 2011 CBL Implementation Report, New Media Consortium

Teachers find CBL engaging, effective, & a good use of time.Over 90% of teachers, across every grade level, felt that CBL was a good use of their limited time and would use it again.

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nelovesps.org

Never stop

learning!

iPad Action Research English 8 at OHS

Video Reflections

Reflection:

What simple but powerful things can you do to promote technology-impacted

learning in your school?

Entrust our StudentsShift some of the control

Start with the WHYFocus on the verbs, not the nouns

Stay in the Question

Publish and Share!Transparent learning process

Take Responsible RiskCelebrate failure!

Be the ChangeSmall steps towards progress

Dont Just Do Things Differently...

... Do Different Things

Stay hungry. Stay foolish.

in a Meaningful WayLeveraging Technology

Its about the journey,

not the destination.

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