New Learning Landscape


Attorney General’s Report on Cyber Predators



Recruiting employees changing

Twitter with students





7 Communities to follow in Google+

Intro to Google+


High School Facebook Page
Blog Posts about Facebook
Compliments for ISB



Kids learn to program

1.7 Million jobs go unfilled globally in 2012

Programing as second career



Moving from Consumers to Producers of Knowledge

Connectivism Learning Theory

Networked Student (Video)

Consuming + Producing = Prosumers

1/9/90 Rule

Matrix of Technology Integration levels

Let’s Search

A Google A Day

Building Search Understanding

Google for Educators – some great resources

Sign Up for Google’s Search Course

Search Lessons from Jeff
Search Lesson for K-2
Search Lesson for 3-5
Search Lesson for 6-8
Search Lesson for 9-12

Learn some basic search syntax, or use Google Advanced Search

Domain Extensions by Country


Use the Talk Page

Wikipedia’s Good Article criteria

Wikipedia’s Quality Scale

Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

Wikipedia better than a history textbook

Is Wikipedia Really Such a Bad Research Tool for Students?

Wikipedia is arguably subject to more rigorous review practices than are many scholarly publications.

Wikipedia Infographic

WikiWand: Making Wiki more visually appealing


15 minute activity

Go On Creating

Change Improve


What can HS students contribute to wikipedia?



14 year old creates #1 game in App Store

Kinder’s publish ipad book

Games Around the World


Mars Rover

Student made mashup video on Anorexia

Fair Use Notes for Teachers


Brita Water Filter

Examples of Creation and Sharing

3rd Grade Class Newspaper

8th Grade Spanish Newspaper

5th Grade Map Project

5th Grade RSS Pages

Having a Voice

Operation Smile Video

TOK Blog

Flipping English

Flipping History

Blogging with Students

Reach – Jeff Utecht – FREE Book!


The Theory

Principles of connectivism:

  • Learning and knowledge rests in diversity of opinions.
  • Learning is a process of connecting specialized nodes or information sources.
  • Learning may reside in non-human appliances.
  • Capacity to know more is more critical than what is currently known
  • Nurturing and maintaining connections is needed to facilitate continual learning.
  • Ability to see connections between fields, ideas, and concepts is a core skill.
  • Currency (accurate, up-to-date knowledge) is the intent of all connectivist learning activities.
  • Decision-making is itself a learning process. Choosing what to learn and the meaning of incoming information is seen through the lens of a shifting reality. While there is a right answer now, it may be wrong tomorrow due to alterations in the information climate affecting the decision.

Stages of Technology Use

Ruben R. Puentedura’s

SAMR Model SAMR Matrix

SAMR Infographic

Latest COETAIL final projects

Reach – Jeff Utecht – FREE Book!


One More Thing:

Thornburg, David. Edutrends 2010: Restructuring, Technology, and the Future of
Education. Starsong Publications, 1992.

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