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DIGITAL INSTRUCTION & COMMUNICATION by Mind Map: DIGITAL
INSTRUCTION &
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DIGITAL INSTRUCTION & COMMUNICATION

STAFF/STUDENT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS

Windows into life at TAOTS Productions

GRADUATION

ENRICHMENT CLUSTERS

HIGHLIGHTS

APPRECIATION Videos

Classroom Digital Portfolios

STUDENT REFLECTION PRODUCTIONS

MEDIA LITERACY CLUSTER

Manage Schedule to follow TAOTS K-5 Scope & Sequence

This should be updated yearly.

Plan Integrated Curriculum Projects

Coordinate with classroom teachers on student productions that build on classroom content

Encouraging teachers to use skills kids know in the classroom, K-1 independent work on skill-building websites, 2-3 typing practice and Google Docs, 4: typing all work in Google Docs Accounts;

Yearly Planning Workshop: Grade Team Planning Goals, goal: get a feel for target student skills you're focusing on & project opportunities for the year, Where it fits in the curriculum map, class management, tools involved, how it enhances your current teaching goals, goal: think about the potential benefits of digital learning logs, and student portfolios in your practice, goal: think about how media literacy & digital skills could enhance the teaching of your essential questions, standards or schoolwide goals

Computer Lab Maintenance

Macbook Airs, set up one machine as the ideal image, setting the dock, reimaging all machines???, setting home pages on all Airs, each grade has a login (password "gradeX", (optional) setting up login per grade

iPad Cart

Remote Desktop (?)

Manage student software accounts

Using your @taots.org account; paying for pro in Voicethread;  uploading videos to vimeo  

Vimeo Video Account

Mindmeister (g)

Prezi

Google Apps for Education, Student Accounts, Classrooms, Login to 3rd party apps through @taots.org

Develop Class Management Strategies

pac man

setup/breakdown

give 5th graders updating tasks

how will kids log in to these apps

group kids when something has a lot of steps or is complicated.

always using the same number

Manage/Update Media Litearcy Section on TAOTS.org

Info & links for Parents & Kids

published student work

daily lessons or "do nows" for kids

the hub of your curriculum

HOME-SCHOOL COMMUNICATION

Google Apps Administration

Adding email accounts

Changing passwords

Sharing documents in Google Drive

Teresa manages curriculum documents

Making signs for events

Melissa, Nicole

Staff Videos

recording lessons

guest speakers & events

Calendars

Public Calendar

TBD: Equipment Checkout Calendar, model is the Campus Calendar, each grade level gets cart 1x month, classes with the cart need a checklist of how to close it up at the end of the day

Faculty Calendar

Campus Calendar, Nicole, Josephine, Maria, Sandro, Mellissa

Websites

Class Website Updates (Teachers), Book of the Month

Embedding Videos/Slideshows, Vimeo school account, Picasa Slidshows on Class sites, Wordpress "galleries" on main website

Public Website, Website Announcements (ND, JSG, MR), Event Photos, Event Videos

TECH SUPPORT

Aleksey Dikusar is the Point Person

Google Apps for Education Management

Create account, change passwords, access the spreadsheet.

manage student accounts

manage Hapara setup for teacher dashboard

teach kids to use it in class

collaborate on staff PD with Rhys

Develop & PD around Tech Support

Smartboard Troubleshooting

Software updates

Tracking Inventory

Equipment management

Create an equipment sharing system using Google Calendar and Forms

Laptop/iPad Carts & Sharing

Managing iPad updates and apps

Printing Problems

Camera & Other equipment sharing

Fixing Smartboards, Log in to DOE website, Google the issue, Call John at Teq (877.455.9369 (ext. 1113), Use the Tech Binder in Google Docs

Updating Software

Calling in support tickets to Help Desk

CLASSROOM MEDIA ENVIRONMENT

Home-School Communication

Class Sites, Homework, News, Schedule, Field Trips, Curriculum (Essential Question), Student Work, Photos

Newsletters

Email?

Taots.org, school community news etc., specialty class blogs

Staff Communication

Google Drive, Access shared curriculum, program cards, etc., Progress reports, Collaborate on meeting minutes???, ...???

Daily Messages, Jo's blog, Coaches' blog, PD notes, links to Curriculum

Google Calendar, Staff, Community

Classroom tools

Laptop Centers (coming soon), what could we use them for...?

Desktop Centers, used for...

Smartboard

Printers

Student digital work

Connect digital class activities with skills learned in Mary's cluster

Mary overlap research and activity sites with teacher goals

Goal: choose 1 unit to overlap goals with Mary's cluster through a digital project

Challenges to address

Computers that can't access Google Drive

CS4ALL

45-90 mins a week in each grade for pilot classes in 16-17

17-18 goal: spread 1 lesson per week or 3 units for the year into each classroom.

SCHOOLWIDE STUDENT MEDIA LITERACY COORDINATION

6/8/17 Goal: Prune the CS4all units to fit each grade level, and coordinate grade to grade.

What is the time commitment per week per grade?

6/8/17 Goal: Commit to 3 classroom-based activities that enhance existing units, and either differentiation, assessment, or project-based learning.

Are there any projects in either CS4all or other Classroomintegrated activities/projects that could be collaboratively worked on with Aisha?

6/8/17 Goal: Coordinate on the calendar the development of skills in MLCluster that are needed for CS4all or Classroom Media units.

Are there some units that are redundant with chosen CS4all units?

Are there lessons in CS4all that teachers love, that wind up covering some of what Aisha's covering in the cluster?

K

MEDIA LITERACY CLUSTER, Operational Skills, iPad basic motor skills, Laptop basics through iReady Diagnostic Testing???, Keyboarding - N/A, App Basics - Open, Access Image Library, Save, Close, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Safety, Acceptable use of equipment, Research & Text Analysis, Understanding Visual Stories: Deconstructing model How-to texts???, Understanding Code: Deconstructing model Scratch Jr. projects???, Coding, code.org, how will it sync with CS4all?, Informational Presentations, Informational - How-to Writing: ShowMe???, Digital Storytelling, Storytelling - Digital Storytelling: Toontastic, Storytelling - Coding/Storytelling: Scratch Jr.

CLASSROOM INTEGRATION, Project-based Productions, Robot Maker Poems, Differentiation, Posting differentiated resources to google classroom, Assessment, Recorded read alouds???, How-to elements in ShowMe???, Teacher-Student Connection, Posting activity links to Google Classroom??? (single class login)

CS4ALL, CS Fundamentals, Robots, PBL, Physical Computing, Supplemental

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MEDIA LITERACY CLUSTER, Operational Skills, Digital Storytelling, Informational Presentations, Coding, code.org, how will it sync with CS4all?, Research & Text Analysis, Understanding Visual Stories: Deconstructing model How-to texts???, Understanding Code: Deconstructing model Scratch Jr. projects???, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Safety, Acceptable use of equipment

CS4ALL, CS Fundamentals, Robots, PBL, Physical Computing, Supplemental

CLASSROOM INTEGRATION, Content Area Routinely Integrated Media Literacy, Project-based, Assessment, Differentiation

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MEDIA LITERACY CLUSTER, Operational Skills, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Safety, Acceptable use of equipment, Research & Text Analysis, Understanding Visual Stories: Deconstructing model How-to texts???, Understanding Code: Deconstructing model Scratch Jr. projects???, Coding, code.org, how will it sync with CS4all?, Informational Presentations, Digital Storytelling

CS4ALL, CS Fundamentals, Robots, PBL, Physical Computing, Supplemental

CLASSROOM INTEGRATION, Content Area Routinely Integrated Media Literacy, Project-based, Egypt Unit: Google Slides, Assessment, Differentiation

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MEDIA LITERACY CLUSTER, Operational Skills, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Safety, Acceptable use of equipment, Research & Text Analysis, Understanding Visual Stories: Deconstructing model How-to texts???, Understanding Code: Deconstructing model Scratch Jr. projects???, Coding, code.org, how will it sync with CS4all?, Informational Presentations, Digital Storytelling

CS4ALL, CS Fundamentals, Robots, PBL, Physical Computing, Supplemental

CLASSROOM INTEGRATION, Differentiation, Project-based, Egypt Unit: Google Slides, Assessment, Content Area Routinely Integrated Media Literacy, Teacher-Student Connection, Conferring through Google Docs Comments, Posting resources to Google Classroom

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MEDIA LITERACY CLUSTER, Operational Skills, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Safety, Acceptable use of equipment, Research source citation/credibility?, Coding, code.org, how will it sync with CS4all?, Informational Presentations, Digital Storytelling, Understanding Visual Stories: Deconstructing model How-to texts???, Understanding Code: Deconstructing model Scratch Jr. projects???

CS4ALL, CS Fundamentals, Robots, PBL, Physical Computing, Supplemental

CLASSROOM INTEGRATION, Content Area Routinely Integrated Media Literacy, Project-based, Teacher-Student Connection, Conferring, Exchange of resources, Assessment, Differentiation

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MEDIA LITERACY CLUSTER, Operational Skills, What skills are taken to a new level?, What new skills are introduced?, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Safety, Acceptable use of equipment, Research source citation/credibility?, Coding, code.org, how will it sync with CS4all?, Scratch Interactive Digital Storytelling, Informational Presentations, Yearbook/Memoir, Digital Storytelling

CS4ALL, CS Fundamentals, what was essential?, Robotics, Robotics Unit: students were able to apply their knowledge of CS fundamental concepts to program robots in an engaging and collaborating way (video of student work attached) ​, PBL, Physical Computing, Supplemental

CLASSROOM INTEGRATION, Differentiation, Incorporation of media texts in Social Studies, Posting levelled resources to Google Classroom?, Feature Article Writing: having access to feature articles appropriate for elementary students., Assessment, Peer commenting/editing in Google Docs?, All Subjects: using technology to assess students' understanding and share/build on ideas of their peers; publishing student work to a larger audience., Google Classroom?, Google Docs Commenting?, Student Screencast Reflections?, Teacher-Student Connection, Conferring in Google Docs, Exchange of resources through Google Classroom, Content Area Routinely Integrated Media Literacy, Research (source validation), Analyzing bias and perspective in news compared to history (Social Studies), Connecting current events to history (Social Studies), NonFiction - making connections between text and online sources., Reading Units: Argument and Advocacy - debates, collecting research on topics., Social Studies: Current Events - having access to grade-appropriate articles that foster the exploration of "Fake News" and controversial world topics, Project-based, Informational Writing: Nonfiction, argument & advocacy units, iMovie productions?