MACE Conference Agenda
Warm Up Laps
21C Class - How we got started
  • Seniors vs. Freshmen

Computer purchase
  • Apple MacBook
  • 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 2GB Memory 160 GB
  • Mac OS X Leopard, iLife suite, 8
  • 02.11n wireless, 5.0 lbs
  • $1099-$2500 Depending on options

Curriculum
  • Teacher Created
  • Student Driven
  • Guided by network of educators - Twitter, LMNet, etc

Contracts
  • Original Contract/AUP/Computer Use
  • 2nd Semester - Continuing Participation

Parent meetings
  • Orientation
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences

Race
Student Projects
5-Picture Story - 8/30/07
  1. Flikr Idea/Lord of the Rings Trilogy Background Information
  2. Storyboarding
  3. Use iPhoto, Digital Cameras, laptop camera use
  4. Examples - Bubbles

Claymation - 9/11/07
  1. Tutorial from teacher inservice training
  2. Examples
    1. Cat in a tree

Teach Me Something iMovie - 9/25/07
  1. Lesson Plans - on Wiki
  2. Examples
    1. 451
    2. Fahrenheit
    3. Clay pottery
    4. Survivor
  3. Song Examples
    1. Johnny B Goode
    2. Life is a Rock
    3. Marisa - Number

Social Networking - 10/15/07
  1. Google Notebook
  2. Is there value in Social Networks/Social Networking? on WIki
  3. Clipped information to notebook
  4. Create blog post, podcast, etc
  5. Examples
    1. Josh - FaceBooker
    2. Marisa - Powerpoint
    3. Sammie - iMovie

Blogs - 10/29/07
  1. Read and posted to educational blogs
  2. Arthus

OpenSource Project -11/12/07
  1. List of OpenSource/Web 2.0
  2. How Can This Be Useful in Education and Would You Use It In Your Life?

NextVista - 11/29/07
  1. Skype with Rushton Hurley - originator of NextVista.org
  2. Created iMovies to be submitted to NextVista
  3. Examples
    1. airplane
    2. Cooking with Doke

Community Walk - 1/23/08
  1. Google Doc - Spreadsheet
  2. Highlight historical landmarks, businesses in our ocmmunity
  3. Communitywalk.com - create an interactive map
  4. added pictures, fun facts

OutSourcing - 1/8/08
  1. Research - How Does Outsourcing Affect Me and My Future?
  2. Podcast
  3. Examples
    1. Heidi, Renea, Margo, Martin - Outsourcing Bad

6 word memoir - 2/11/08
  1. Idea from Twitter/LMNet link
  2. Created 6 word memoir
  3. Examples - Google Docs

Atomic Learning
1. tutorials
2. Questions
3. Examples
  • Excel - Josh
  • Margo

Copyright - 2/21/08
  1. Skype with Hall Davidson
  2. Webquest created by khornberger
  3. Examples
    1. Theme park logo
    2. Copyright movie

Additional Topics Covered
  1. iPod/Camera/scanner Training
  2. Mac Tips and Tricks
  3. Computer Research - what computer to buy
  4. Search engine


Finish Line
Plans for the rest of this year...

Plans for next year?
Where do we go from here?
What would we have done differently?

Questions/Answers