Vista Higher Learning Fall Seminar-Oct. 19, 2013-Chicago

Vista Higher Learning Seminar

Toni Theisen

Loveland High School
Loveland, Colorado
Connect me -Toni Theisen: email
Connect with me on Twitter: tonitheisen Facebook
Toni Theisen wiki

Essential Questions

  1. How has learning changed?

  2. How has teaching changed?


Take action to be an active participant:



Videos from today

Video-Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud- Hole in the Wall video
  1. Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud:Hole Wall Whole Video
  2. Sugata Mitra:Build a School in the Cloud-Hole in the WallExcerpts
Video:Are we prepared for the Jobs of the future?
  1. Are we prepared for the jobs of the future?

Infographic for language learner video

  1. Language Learner video

Handouts and PowerPoints from today














Section 1: Activating Communication:Focusing Lenses

How can we use focusing lenses to guide our thinking when designing instruction?


Essential documents and links



Description
Essential question
Resource
1. ACTFL Position Statement: Building our advocacy
How do we CONTRIBUTE to the overall growth of our learners?
ACTFL Position Statement:
ACTFL Position Statement -Final - Languages as Core - May 2013.pdf


actfl position statement.png
ACTFL 21st century skills map
What are 21st century skills deined through the eyes of a world languages context?
  1. ACTFL 21st century skills map Wikispace
  2. More ways to see the ACTFL 21st century skills map
  3. ACTFL 21st Century Skills maps on Pinterest
ACTFL performance descriptors
How do I explain performance levels to my students?
ACTFL Crosswalk aligning document with the Common Core
What are the connection between the wl standards and common core?
Rigor and Relevance Framework
How can we make instruction more rigorous and relevant?
  1. Rigor and relevance framework





TESConnect-UK-free lesson bank and resources-
need to register
How can I found some other resources for class?
http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resources/

tes connect.png


Resources from Pinterest Boards
How can I found some other authentic resources for class?
  1. French board 1
  2. French Board 2
  3. French Board 3
  4. French Board 4
  5. German board 1
  6. German Board 2
  7. Spanish Board 1
  8. Spanish Board 2
  9. Spanish Board 3
  10. Elementary Spanish Board 1
  11. Dual Language Spanish Boards
  12. Chinese Boards
  13. Japanese Boards
  14. Latin Boards
  15. Teaching World Languages Board
  16. Technology for Teachers Board


Section 2: Activating Communication: Make it more "mathy".

Math Sites and documents


African animal graphing activity
http://www.arkive.org/
AfricanAnimalMathsStudentWorksheet.doc
Great Wall of China math activity
great_wall_of_china_math.pdf
Pre-Columbian Pyramid
http://csdt.rpi.edu/latino/pyramids/teaching/index.html
African daily routines math activity
http://www.sendacow.org.uk/lessonsfromafrica/resources
Marie-Rose-busy-day 2daily routine.pdf
Mental math-count to 100-jump around
100board.pdf
German math Stories
Textaufgaben.doc
Eiffel Tower and geometry
http://kuanyugeoportfolio.wikispaces.com/Geometry+in+Architecture
Geometric Patterns in Islamic Art
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/geom/hd_geom.htm



Section 3: Activating Communication: Designing Learning and Integrating Technology


proficiency levels utah.png
Thanks to Davis School District, Utah


SAMR model
The Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition Model offers a method of seeing how computer technology might impact teaching and learning. It also shows a progression that adopters of educational technology often follow as they progress through teaching and learning with technology.

SAMRdiagram.jpeg



Padagogy Wheel

More Padagogy wheel

Padagogy wheel poster download:
padwheelposter.pdf


padagogy.png


Building the Culture of an Empowered Mindset Towards Technology Innovation Chart


What is web3.0-education.jpg

UbD Unit template
  1. WL 5 C's UbD Unit Template Oct.2012 Theisen use.doc
Common Core and WL standards-alignment
  1. Common core standards aligned with WL Standards
Technology links
  1. Theisen's world languages tech site
  2. New stuff
  3. Technology to enhance communication
Theisen's World Languages Tech Wiki:Lots of links and examples
  1. Theisen WL Tech Wiki
Terrill-Theisen UbD Hunger Unit:
From the café unit to the hunger unit in Level 1
  1. Terrill-Theisen Hunger Unit Wikispace
  1. Our TSD UbD units: There are many Spanish, some French and a few German units due to amount of teachers we have.
  2. UbD in action:Look at the UbD units, learner targets and learner target bubbles in our school district. (Take what you need)
  3. UbD unit template
  4. Learner bubble template
  1. Spanish, French, German units
  2. Thompson School District Curriculum Wikispace
  3. WL 5C's UbD Unit Template Theisen2012 use.doc
  4. Learner target bubbles template.docx
My class wikispaces
  1. LHS French Devoirs
  2. LHS French classes
TSD World Languages District wikispace
  1. TSD WL Curriculum Wikispace
AP French information
IB language B information

Theisen's grading system


grades.png



Technology to activate communication and transform learning


I. Resources for locating images and photos
1. Tag Galaxy
http://taggalaxy.de
Search for photos from Flickr
2. Fotopedia
http://www.fotopedia.com
Collaborative photo encyclopedia
3. Compfight
http://compfight.com
Sort images for creative commons
4. Goggle Art Project
http://www.googleartproject.com
3D art tours of many museums
5. Google maps in many languages
http://support.google.com/maps/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=63471
Google maps in a variety of languages
6. MorgueFile
http://www.morguefile.com
Lots of free photos
7. FLICKR
http://www.flickr.com
World's photo album-search creative commons
8. 5 card Flickr story
http://5card.cogdogblog.com -learn about
http://5card.cogdogblog.com/play.php?suit=5card -play
Designed to foster visual thinking, you get 5 random pictures from Flickr and then you create a story.
9. Pinterest
http://pinterest.com
a pinboard-style photo sharing website

II. Using images and information to make stories, comics, books, magazines and speaking activities

1. Wordle
http://www.wordle.net
word clouds
2. Tagxedo
http://www.tagxedo.com
word clouds in shapes
3. Bubblr
http://www.pimpampum.net/bubblr
Comic strips using Flickr photos
4. Piclits
http://piclits.com
Creative writing using images
5. Five Card Flickr Story
http://5card.cogdogblog.com/play.php?suit=5card
Lets you create a story from 5 random FLICKR pix
6. PECHA Flickr
http://pechaflickr.cogdogblog.com
20 random flickr photos, each one on screen for 20 seconds.
7. Issuu
http://issuu.com
Make a magazine or newsletter
8. Storybird
http://storybird.com
Collaborative Storytelling

III. Resources for using and creating videos
1. Video writing prompts
http://teachhub.com/video-writing-prompts
Site with writing prompts and popular videos
2. Video creating tools
http://www.youtube.com/create
Series of video creating tools grouped
3. Aminoto video
http://animoto.com/education#top
“music videos”
4. Dvolver video maker
http://www.dvolver.com
cartoon videos
5. Tubechop
http://www.tubechop.com
Cut a section of a Youtube video
6. Go Animate Edu
http://goanimate.com
Comic and animated movie

IV. Technology to record voice or use computer generated voice
1. Vocaroo
http://vocaroo.com
Simple podcast
2. Voxopop
http://www.voxopop.com
Talk discussion board
4. Google Voice
http://www.google.com/googlevoice
Students call and answer ?
5. AudioBoo
http://audioboo.fm
Record and upload audio
V. Technology to enhance speaking and writing Presentational communication
1. Glogster
http://edu.glogster.com
Digital Poster
2. Fotobabble
http://www.fotobabble.com
“Trading cards
3. FaceinHole
http://www.faceinhole.com
Put your face in pix
4. Blabberize
http://blabberize.com
Make picture talk
5. Make Beliefs Comix
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com
Make comic strips
6. Padlet (Wallwisher)
http://padlet.com
Digital post it notes

VI. Other great tools to impact learning
1. DropBox
http://www.dropbox.com
Cloud filesharing
2. Slideshare
http://www.slideshare.net
Share and find ppt
3. Scribd
http://www.scribd.com
Share docs and pdf’s
4. Quizlet
http://quizlet.com/
Create and use flashcards
5. Textivate-
http://www.textivate.com
Change a text into a game
6. Remind101
https://www.remind101.com
Safe way to text students and parents
7. Socrative-reponse system for quizzes
http://socrative.com
Response system for quizzes
8. Layar
https://www.layar.com
Augmented reality-layer urls, etc. on pix
9. QR code generator
http://qrcode.kaywa.com
ke qr codes-use “static” for free
10. Duolingo
http://duolingo.com
language learning gamified
(app, too)
11. TES
http://www.tes.co.uk
amazing amount of resources and activities for many languages




VII. Apps
1. Neoreader-one of many qr code readers
http://www.neoreader.com
2. Layar-Augmented Reality
https://www.layar.com
3. Apps for Language learning
https://sites.google.com/site/melindamlarsonapps (thanks to Melinda Larson)