Skip to main content
Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product
. Get it on the
The Connected Classroom
About Kristin Hokanson
What is a
21st Century Classroom
Copyright & Fair Use
iPads in Education
Internet Search Strategies
Web 2.0 defined
surveys/ forms/ quizzes
RSS & Research
Story Telling 2.0
Misc Free tools
Videos 4 21st C
Feedjit Live Blog Stats
Get your own free wikispace
Site licensed under
BY-NC-SA US License
please attribute to
The Connected Classroom
Monday, Feb 11th 3:15 - 4:15 pm EST
There's no mistaking society’s shift in focus from thriving on competition to the need for collaboration. Communication and conversation are among the keys to learning. Learn how to use emerging technologies to build community, foster collaboration and creativity. Learn ways to get students to connect to one another, information and the world.
Who are you?
Professional Developer / Coach
BEFORE WE BEGIN:
Turn & Talk
What does it mean to be "connected"?
Why is this an important skill for kids?
Map it out
MY TOP ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR COLLABORATION / CONNECTION....
wikis: Get your Ad free wikispace for teachers
skype: Voice over internet...allows you to chat, talk, and video conference quickly and easily
yugma: Use yugma with skype to share desktops and make collaborating a snap
google docs: When working on a "team" this allows you to share a document rather than creating many versions
Mind42: A great way to collaborate on a graphic organizer.
Twitter: The most fun learning network I have ever known
CONNECTIVITY IN ACTION
Meet Our Guests
Subject / Grade
Tool & Educational Objective
Year 7 Classroom Teacher
Many of Chrissy's resources are shared on her class blog and wiki.
Long Island, NY
5th Grade teacher
wikis in early childhood
Maria provides wonderful relevant learning opportunities for her Kindergarteners
Here is her home page
She will be sharing her student's 100 day book
Grade 8 Math Teacher
Get yours free Elluminate Vroom at
St. Louis, MO
Upper School Technology Coordinator
Google Docs, xTimelines
Connect to create Online Portfolios
Podcasting to Connect
Karl Fisch & Ann Davis
King of Prussia, PA
Technology Integration Mentor
Continuing the Conversation
Karl & Ann were able to join us and talk about a great live blogging project with A Whole new Mind
this is the link
to the day I got to blog with the class
Spring City, PA
Elementary Gifted Support
Networking with Ning
Some other folks who are provide real world, authentic learning experiences by getting their kids connected...
you should check them out
A DC English teacher
Grade 5 teacher from Reno, NV
Pair & Share...Find someone in this room and share 1 thing you think you will implement in your classroom before the end of this year...Where do you want to go from here?
Extend the learning
Don't let this session end when you leave this conference session.
Please add your thoughts & ideas to the mind map or discussion tab on this page.
Please add your contact information to the discussion tab of this wiki.
Please stay connected.
Please note: All planning for this session was done using this document
help on how to format text
Contributions to http://theconnectedclassroom.wikispaces.com/ are licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike Non-Commercial 2.5 License
Portions not contributed by visitors are Copyright 2017 Tangient LLC
TES: The largest network of teachers in the world
Turn off "Getting Started"