Saturday, January 25, 2014

Catholic School's Week Chat 01/25/14

Ann Oro, Barb Gilman Moderating Catholic School's Week

Q1) What special activities are your students looking forward to during Catholic Schools Week?
Q2) Do you have a special technology project that you are planning for CSW?
Q3) Have you participated in Global Collaborative projects in the past? What was your favorite and why?
Q4) How do you share projects with the community outside of your classroom and school building?
Q5) Where have you expanded your personal learning by participation in online environments?
Q6) What upcoming events are you aware of online that others can go to expand their online learning?

3 D Printing 01/18/14

Moderated by Alex Podchalski
Marcie Hebert

Topic: Online projects and Pen Pals
Alex Podchaski
Marcie Hebert

Some Guidelines You May Find Helpful:
Enter questions and relevant links into document. Links to any resources you want to share can be shared in advance as needed and tweeted out. Once questions are complete, they will also by posted by Nancy to the blog.
Usually, we have 4-6 questions ready. Depending on conversation goes, you may want to adjust questions during the chat. Barb does the audio announcement by Thursday. All archives are posted to the blog as well.

Questions to Ask:
Q1: Why do you think 3D printing is getting so much attention? What does it really bring to learning? - #catholicedchat

Q2: What are the biggest barriers you face in getting started with 3D printing?  #catholicedchat

Q3: What subjects do you think can benefit from using 3D printing in the curriculum? #catholicedchat

Q4: What resources are necessary to get started in 3D printing?

Q5: What is it that you most want to print on a 3D printer?

Q6: Please share any favorite resources you have on 3D printing #catholicedchat

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Global Projects 01/11/14

View full chat archive here as htlm

View full chat archive here as a slideshow

Q1: How was your first week back?  #catholicedchat:

Q2: Do you have any questions about the CSW Mystery Skype Project? #catholicedchat

Q3:Do you have pen pals?  Opportunity Education provides sister schools for pen pals.  #catholicedchat

Q4: What is one of your favorite online project? #catholicedchat

Q5: What other projects can you share?  #catholicedchat

Online projects for Pre-K to 6th grade hosted by @JenWagner

World Read Aloud Day, March 5, 2014

The Global Read Aloud, help pick the book for Fall 2014.

On the Same Day in March hosted by @cgrossrhode

The Perfect Pringle Packing Challenge: Example PDF from Mr. Skinner, Great Mills, MD,

The Catholic Classroom Project, new topic each month,

Huge resource with different Global Projects,

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Chat Archive - Designing 21st Century Classrooms 01/04/14

Chat Archive

Questions to Ask:
Q1:  #catholicedchat: What reactions, reflections, or feedback would you like share regarding this quote from plato:

Q2: #catholicedchat Review the comparison and comment how instruction impacts environment..

Q3: #catholicedchat How do you currently integrate these 21Cent domains and how might the environment enhance them?

Q4: #catholicedchat Thoughts/Feedback/Where is your school at? re:article: Designing the 21st Century K-12 Classroom:

Q5: #catholicedchat What role can Catholic education play in the Partnership for 21st Century Skills?
Links and Resources to Share In Advance, During:

The Madeleine is developing a Facilities Master Plan. If you’d like to view our draft here is the link:

Here is a letter I drafted based on the article by Bridger McCrea on ‘Designing the 21st Century K-12 Classroom. Here is the link:
All items in my folder can be accessed here: CatholicEdChat (Ken) link:

Partnership for 21st Century Skills

Presentation I gave my staff regarding 21st Century Learning P21: