Flat Classroom Workshop Agenda -- Boston University, June 25-26


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Outline of Workshop


Thursday, June 25, 2009


(tentative) - Note, that sometimes workshop times will change but all content will be covered.
Time
Session
Hyperlinks / Resources
8:00 - 8:30 am
Get Acquainted & Get On Wi-Fi
Activity A - Learning Scavenger Hunt (Handout)
8:30 - 9:00 am
Welcome & Set the Stage - Tom

9:00 - 9:05 am
A Glimpse into a Flat Classroom
Edutopia Digital Youth (Online Video)
9:05 - 9:45 am
What is a Flat Classroom? - Vicki
Presentation Link
Diigo List of Bookmarks Mentioned in This Discussion

Horizon / Flat Classroom Simulation - Vicki
Activity B - Simulation Roleplay cards (handout)
9:45 - 9:55 am
Break

9:55 - 10:20 am
What is Web 2.0? - Vicki


Backchannel Orientation & Join the Backchannel

Presentation on Slideshare
Backchannel http://tinyurl.com/flatconference
password: coolcat
10:20 - 11:20
Connection Jigsaw
Activity C - Connection Jigsaw Handouts

10:20 - 10:35 - Phase 1 - Grouped by number
Group 1 Set up an RSS Reader
Group 2 Listen to Podcasts
Group 3 Share and Read Bookmarks
Group 4 Connect in Educational Networks
Group 5 Attend Online Conferences

10:35 - 11:05 - Phase 2 - Grouped by letter


11:05 - 11:15 - Join the Ning; Recap - Vicki (time permitting)
Join our Ning for this session
http://edtechteacher.ning.com/

11:15 - 11:20 - Twitter - Tom
Network on Twitter
11:20 - 11:40
1- Connection; 2- Communicate; 3- Citizenship
4- Contribute 5- Collaborate - Vicki



Introduction to Case Study Simulation After Lunch
(Grouped by Letter)
Digital Citizenship Case Study Roleplay (Handouts)
11:40 - 11:50
Recap & Answer Questions from Backchannel - Tom

11:50 - 12:50 pm
Lunch (Would suggest you have lunch with your working group, although not required)

12:50 - 1:00 pm
Meet with Groups to prepare for roleplays and dramatizations

1:00 - 1:30 pm
Digital Citizenship Roleplay and Recap - Vicki

1:30 - 2:00 pm
6 - Create - (Creating Prolearners - Producer Learners) and Overview of the Tools - Tom

2:00 - 2:10 pm
Break

2:10 - 2:25
Redefinition of Literacy - Vicki

2:25 - 2:40 pm
Introduction to Wikis - Tom

2:40 - 3:20 pm
Flat Classrooms Around the World Simulation
Flat Classroom Team Project
3:20 - 3:30 pm
Levels of Flattening Your Classroom & Challenge for Tomorrow - Vicki
Flat Classroom Challenge

Friday, June 26, 2009

Time
Session
Hyperlinks/Resources
8:00 - 8:30 am
Lab Time to complete posting your reflections
Flat Classroom Challenge
8:30 - 8:30 am
Welcome Back & Reflection - Tom

8:35 - 8:45 am
Steps to Flatten Your Classroom - Vicki

8:45 - 9:00 am
What is Eracism? - Vicki

9:00 - 9:20 am
Skype planning meeting of Eracism - Vicki, Tom, special guest
Take notes on the Planning Eracism (Handout)
9:20 - 9:30 am
Reflections and Recap - Tom & Vicki

9:30 - 9:45 am
Break

9:45 - 11:25
Digital Citizenship
Digital Citizenship Simulation

9:45 - 10:15 -Planning/ Acting


10:15 - 10:45 - Elevator Speech Activity


10:45 - 11:25 - Reflection Points - Guided Discussion

11:25 - 11:30
A Look Back at the Scavenger Hunt - Vicki

11:30 - 11:40
Wiki Activity Won!
Tutorial: Flat Classroom Help Wiki
11:40 - 12:00
A) Learn to Wiki - Tom
Learn how to Wiki
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Team Activity - Flat Classroom - Learn how to Wiki -- Lab time if we have time!
Flat Classroom Team Project
2:00 - 2:30 pm
Flat Classroom Goes to the Movies & Wrap Up - Vicki
Wireless Connectivity in the Future
A Mobile and Ubiquitous Story
2:30 - 3:00 pm
Crafting a Compelling Digital Story - Tom

3:00 - 3:30 pm
21st Century Learning: Incorporating into All Content Areas - Tom