Virtual Makeover: 15+ Ideas for Engaging Elearning

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  • 15+ Ideas to Get Students Actively Learning Online Virtual Makeover!
  • "The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human.” by John Naisbitt
  • 3000
  • Online?
  • #Edchat/ 30 Goals/ RSCON/ Free Fri Webinars/ Ebook EVO
  • Impact Thousands
  • What’s your impact?
  • Mission: Teacher
  • Focus on the learning! iPad  car  mount  by  hammershaug,  Flickr  
  • iPad  car  mount  by  hammershaug,  Flickr   “Pedagogy is the driver, technology is the accelerator.” by Michael Fullan Steve-­‐  
  • Step into your learners’ shoes
  • Creativity Collaboration Connectivism Play Citizenship Experimentation Real-world connections Peeragogy Exploration
  • • Students shape their learning & the curriculum • Instructor(s) builds the foundation & provides various opportunities for learners to collaboratively create and curate the content and resources • Students learn from & support each other Howard Rheingold Co-learning & Peeragogy
  • It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. - Napoleon Hill
  • Participant Map
  • 3,2,1 Introduction 3 Things we should know about you 2 Places you love to visit 1 Job you wish you had
  • Peer Edit HangOuts
  • PearlTree Pinterest Livebinders Storify Educlipper
  • Pinterest
  • “Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” - John Holt
  • • Discussions   • Debates   • Peer  edi>ng   • Poetry   • Commentary   • Review  
  • Activity: Create infographics with
  •­‐final-­‐munich-­‐2012   Activity: Compare teams (Infographic)
  • ImageReadinginPeacebySusanaFernandez, Learn with comics!
  • Comic by Carmen Soto Fernández Created with IOS & Android App Idea: Visualize poetry
  • Idea: Recreate a scene from history Patricia Lucas,,
  • 328-­‐  Nov  23th,  2012  -­‐  Life  of  a  Riyadh  Teenager  #365photoAR  by  Waleed  Alzuhai,  Flickr   “People don’t have a propensity for laziness. People have a propensity for hard work. It just needs to be work that matters to them.” - Jane McGonigal
  • Instead of homework and tasks… Write an essay. Watch a video.
  • Give missions, quests & challenges!
  • Topic: Hobbies Challenge: Post a picture of one of your favorite hobbies & describe why you enjoy it. Photo/video challenges
  • Scenario: The mayor is ridding the city of graffiti unless he is convinced it is art. Mission: Snap photos of graffiti you want to keep and make a strong argument why it is art. Points Worth: 10 Bonus Points: Post a short reflection in your blog for 5 more points.
  • Instead of grades … Altered  image,  Fuck  this!  by  rafael-­‐cas>llo,  Flickr  
  • Points & badges
  • Points&badges  
  • Encourage play with a digital sandbox!
  • Usewalkthroughs
  • Create Games & Quizzes
  • ©
  • investigation/
  • Guests engage students
  • Brainstorming,BirthofanIdeabySuperlative00,Flickr Let’s Brainstorm
  • Storyboard
  • Go on a virtual field trip!
  • Virtual field trips with
  • Google Earth
  • Children's book written by Mr. Smith’s 5th grade special education students at Gibbs Elementary School An interactive field guide of Northwest Florida. Created by Andrea Santilli’s 7th grade students from Woodlawn Beach Middle School
  • ePortfolio Reflections
  • It  all   begins   with   seeds   “If your actions in the classroom inspire children to achieve more, question more, and dream more, you are indeed worthy of the title “Teacher.”’ – Robert John Meehan
  • T: @ShellTerrell