Toward Meaningful Integration

Setting the Stage

Introductions & Guidelines - John Newlin/Mary Hastings

Activity: Visual Synectics
Picasa link

Did You Know? 
Link to Karl Fisch's blog information
Did You Know? YouTube video from XPLANE is below on this page (

21st Century Teaching National Standards:
21st Century Skills in Maine
Framework for 21st Century Skills
Standards for the 21st Century Learner from the American Association of School Librarians
National Educational Technology Standards for Students from the International Society for Technology in Education

Hands-on: Seminar blog on Weebly
Seminar A      
Seminar B
Seminar C
First  Prompt - Please briefly describe your technology connections and expectations you have for this seminar.

Hands-on: Social Bookmarking - Sharing online research

Big6 Overview

Task Definition
Tech connections:
Local homepages Neil B.
Eleanor Roosevelt example - Google vs "Turn It In"
Moodle (McGee Middle School) 
Your web site at Weebly - Example: Mrs. Rioux's pages 

Backward Planning
From Barbara Jansen:
Online Assignment Organizer
Online Research Organizer

Online rubric makers
- create one sample for an upcoming assignment

Activity - People Search

Information Seeking Strategies
Hands-on: RSS

Marvel Worksheet

Wrap Up
Action plans - John Newlin/Mary Hastings

***Extra Credit - Extra Learning Opportunity***
Follow this link to a "homework" assignment on podcasting.