PS 204 Media Literacy & Communications Map

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1. Calendars

1.1. Public/Community (active now)

1.2. Staff

1.2.1. PD

1.2.2. Coverages

1.2.3. Field Trips

1.2.4. Fire Drills

1.3. Grade Level

1.3.1. Look at K

1.4. Cluster

1.5. Other

1.5.1. equipment checkout

1.5.2. field trips

1.5.3. afterschool

1.5.4. building events

2. PS204.org Public Website

2.1. Class Web Pages

2.1.1. Blog or links to Google Docs folders

2.1.1.1. Homework

2.1.1.2. Announcements

2.1.1.3. Student work

2.1.1.4. Newsletters

2.1.2. Photos/slideshow in Picassa

2.1.3. Links

2.1.3.1. parent tips

2.1.3.2. extension activities

2.1.3.3. recommended websites

2.1.4. Curriculum Outline

2.1.4.1. Pages per unit

2.1.4.1.1. link to unit plan

2.1.4.1.2. research links (could be built by kids during units)

2.1.4.1.3. blog of student work

2.2. Announcements

2.2.1. Ms. Lehmert? is point person? Harkins? Paras?

2.2.2. Ms. Nissing handles office announcmements

2.2.3. Admins eventually

2.3. Community Calendar

2.4. Basic Brochure info about the school

2.5. Teacher links

2.5.1. Link to ATLAS

2.5.2. Renaissance

3. Student Goals (2012-13) [See individual skills]

3.1. Research Skills

3.1.1. Search Best Practices: keyword strategies, etc.

3.1.2. Image search

3.1.3. Content Search

3.1.4. Source Citation

3.1.5. Source Validation (Who wrote it? Why trust them? Who else says the same thing?

3.2. Online Collaboration

3.3. Student Portfolios in google docs

3.4. Media Literacy (higher order thinking and use of digital resources)

3.4.1. Connect fundamentals of literacy to multimedia

3.4.1.1. Audience

3.4.1.2. Tone

3.4.1.3. Purpose

3.4.1.4. Logic

3.4.2. Access information

3.4.3. Think critically about where it comes from

3.4.4. Think critically about how you combine media to communicate

3.5. Question: what amount of time/ focus/ regularity are you asking teachers to devote to this? Skills practice time (monthly) + 2 projects a year?

3.6. Basic Computer Skills

3.6.1. Keyboarding Skills

3.6.2. Word Processing

3.6.2.1. New, Open, Cut, Copy, Paste, Quit, Page Setup

3.6.3. Powering up and logging in to computer

4. Staff Goals (2012-13)

4.1. Manage staff documents in Google Docs (PS 204 All Staff Folder)

4.1.1. 204 Administrative Docs (CEP, Forms)

4.1.1.1. How-to Documents

4.1.1.2. Forms

4.1.1.2.1. Custodial Form

4.1.1.2.2. Tech Support Request Form

4.1.1.3. Templates

4.1.1.3.1. letterhead

4.1.1.3.2. memo

4.1.1.3.3. schedules

4.1.1.3.4. newsletter

4.1.1.4. CCLS

4.1.1.5. Teacher Effectiveness (Danielson PD, etc.)

4.1.1.5.1. Danielson

4.1.1.5.2. Professional Goals

4.1.1.6. Admin Memos

4.1.1.7. CEP

4.1.2. Clusters

4.1.2.1. Content area

4.1.2.1.1. Curriculum

4.1.2.1.2. Schedule

4.1.3. Grade Levels (i.e. Grade 1)

4.1.3.1. Teacher Folder

4.1.3.1.1. Schedule

4.1.3.1.2. Reading Data

4.1.3.1.3. Writing Data

4.1.3.1.4. Math Data

4.1.3.2. Curriculum Maps

4.1.3.3. Unit/Lesson Plans

4.1.3.4. Newsletters (i.e. Miskimmons)

4.1.3.5. Protocols: Baseline, Midlines, etc.

4.2. Manage Student Work in Docs (grades 2-5)

4.2.1. Each student makes a folder and shares it with teacher

4.2.2. Students could have content area folders, and a "portfolio" folder (optional)

4.2.3. Teachers would be best off learning to manage student accounts in Google Apps (changing passwords, etc.)

4.2.4. This will require set up of accounts. Who's doing that (beyond R&C)?

4.2.5. kids login is included in the portfolio

4.2.6. 2nd half of year for 2nd grade

4.3. Integrate Routine Skill Building

4.3.1. K/1 Activity Websites

4.3.2. 2/3 Typing Practice

4.3.2.1. Typing practice games

4.3.2.2. Reinforce with google docs

4.3.3. 2/3 Web Research Best Practices

4.3.3.1. Learn keywords, search terms

4.3.3.2. Do within real units

4.3.4. 2/3 reinforce & assess above through Small Scale Independent Digital Productions

4.3.4.1. iMovie

4.3.4.2. Presentations (google)

4.3.4.3. Glogster

4.3.5. 4/5 reinforce & assess above through Independent Digital Productions

4.3.5.1. Google Presentations

4.3.5.2. Screencasts

4.3.5.3. iMovies

4.3.5.4. Voicethread

4.3.6. How would you like to approach this when pulling out laptops? Where does it fit?

4.4. 2 Culminating Projects

4.4.1. K-1 ongoing media production

4.4.2. 2-5 2 projects per teacher per year

4.4.3. Building on models from last year

4.4.4. K-1 Group projects with teachers assisting with the computers.

4.4.5. 2-5 Varying levels of independent student productions

4.4.6. GOAL: Design projects that align with CCLS & develop media literacy (understanding concepts + hands on practice)

4.5. Manage Class Web page/site

4.6. Using Technology to Differentiate (Access Points to writing)

4.6.1. Blogging or publishing writing on google site

4.6.2. Publish video or multimedia work that is based on solid writing or demonstrates clear communication standards.

4.7. Note: the goal of Rhys & Corinne is to help you wrap all of this into efficient blocks of time where multiple goals are met. We want to use lab sites on grade levels where teachers are not comfortable with certain activities.

4.8. Learn Basic Google Docs Skills (aka "Google Drive")

4.8.1. Upload & Convert Documents

4.8.1.1. Word

4.8.1.2. Powerpoint

4.8.1.3. PDF

4.8.1.4. Excel

4.8.1.5. .Notebook

4.8.1.6. other...

4.8.2. Create new Google Docs

4.8.2.1. Docs

4.8.2.2. Presentations

4.8.2.3. Spreadsheets

4.8.2.4. Forms

4.8.2.5. Drawings

4.8.3. File "Make a Copy"

4.8.4. Rename Docs

4.8.4.1. click the title

4.8.4.2. naming conventions

4.8.4.2.1. class number

4.8.4.2.2. teacher/student name

4.8.4.2.3. OR grade level

4.8.5. Organizing Docs in Folders

4.8.5.1. Move Docs to Shared "Collections" aka Folders

4.8.5.2. Create new Collections

4.8.5.3. GOAL: search for, or upload existing Docs and file them in the shared folders

4.8.6. Beyond...

4.8.6.1. Collaborating on a Document

4.8.6.2. Sharing Docs outside of the folders

4.8.6.3. "Organize" docs into more than one folder

4.8.6.4. Upload photos of student work

4.8.6.5. Annotate/Comment on Docs

4.8.6.6. Embed Docs in Google Sites

4.8.6.7. Create Forms for surveys & quizzes

4.8.6.8. Create self-grading quizzes

4.9. Increase Parent Involvement

4.9.1. afterschool workshops

4.9.2. Build-in time for parents to collaborate with students on real projects afterschool

4.9.3. involving students as facilitators (2nd and 5th grade?)

5. Staff Goals (2013-14)

5.1. Class Website Usage (group PD focus)

5.1.1. Add Curriculum Support Resources to Class Sites

5.1.1.1. Curriculum Research Resources

5.1.1.2. Activity sites & Tools

5.1.2. Newsletters

5.1.2.1. Required in Google Docs

5.1.3. Housekeeping

5.2. Get a pro Voicethread Account ($1/student)

5.2.1. promote conversations

5.2.2. collaboration

5.2.3. presentations

5.2.4. tutorials

6. PD Plan

6.1. GOALS

6.1.1. base level of communications know-how

6.1.2. 2 projects per teacher

6.1.3. clear vertical integration of tech skill development

6.2. How to group staff for PD

6.2.1. Teachers Observing Teachers

6.2.2. Teacher Lab Sites

6.2.3. Group by skill level for communications workshops

6.2.4. Group by grade level for project planning

6.3. Workshop Days

6.4. All Staff Skills Workshop

6.4.1. Group them by skill level

6.4.2. iMovie

6.4.3. Voicethread

6.4.4. Google Docs

6.4.4.1. Google docs management of classroom

6.4.4.2. Google docs school folder organization

6.4.4.3. Surveys: for monitoring student discipline

6.4.4.4. Google docs basic word processing & collaboration

6.4.4.5. Google docs management

6.4.5. Google Accounts

6.4.5.1. gmail (forwarding & contact lists)

6.4.6. iPad basics and planning

6.5. Next Steps

6.5.1. Setting up Student Accounts

6.5.2. Rhys & Corinne map skills & project with Grade Teams in Fall

6.6. Weekly tasks:

6.6.1. Update grade level websites with teachers

6.6.1.1. Photos of work

6.6.1.2. Photos of classes

6.6.1.3. Curriculum blurb

6.6.1.4. Statemen from student

6.6.2. Check in production timeline

6.6.3. In class skill building help/monitoring

6.6.4. Google apps/ docs support

6.6.4.1. Folder management

6.6.4.2. Student docs monitoring

6.7. Reports & survey

6.7.1. Here's what the teachers can do

6.7.2. Data

6.7.2.1. Based on need

6.7.2.2. Rating on a rubric "as evidenced by/.."

6.7.3. Based on chancellors expectations OR implementation of common core

6.7.4. Add evidence to the survey (what does it look like)

6.7.5. planning; pedagogy; instructional practice; content building ie deeper understanding of what's being taught; assessment ie desired results; classroom environment; 1e, 3b, 3e (Danielson, but don't say it's Danielson)