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Dr. Christie's AZ K-12 Center Camp Plug and Play 8.0

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Engage Digital-Age Learners with Interactive GoogleTreks™

 

GoogleTrek™ Group Wordle

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Monday Afternoon: 3:15 – 5:15 PM
  • Welcome
  • Photos of Participants
  • Action Shots of our Strand: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5
  • Geocaching Action Shots
  • Getting to Know a Macintosh
  • Handout
  • Introductions via Padlet and built-in laptop cameras for photos.
    • This online space will serve as a resource for participants to learn about other participants
    • Participants will use built-in cameras in laptops to add their photos to their Padlet introductions
    • Participants can create additional Padlets to share or gather information throughout camp
  • Our inspiration for the week!
  • Introduction to GoogleTreks™
  • Visualizing GoogleTreks™ using Animoto
  • Reflect on afternoon’s activities
  • HOMEWORK
    • Please complete this SHORT SURVEY
    • Create an Edmodo Account if you don't already have one. Then click Join Group. Our Group Code is 9baz55. There you can see messages from Alice and Lynn, share your own ideas, post questions, and much more. Please use Edmodo throughout our week at camp!
    • Create Google Account if needed
    • Brainstorm topics for GoogleTreks™
    • NEW – Introductions via Padlet and built-in laptop cameras for photos.
      • This online space will serve as a resource for participants to learn about other participants
      • Participants will use built-in cameras in laptops to add their photos to their Padlet introductions
      • Participants can create additional Padlets to share or gather information throughout camp
  • Teacher Resources to Explore
    • remind101: A safe and free way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents
    • weavly: a free and easy to use video and music mixing browser app.

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Tuesday Morning: 8:30 – 10:00 AM
Tuesday Morning: 10:15 - 11:45
  • Google Maps Editing Tools

  • Create a QuickTrek (Educational Biography)

Tuesday Afternoon Session A: 12:45pm-2:15pm
  • Share topics, get feedback from peers, fine-tune topic

  • Finalize topic for GoogleTrek™

  • Begin GoogleTrek™

  • Locate content (text, photos, videos, audio files, charts or graphs, and more) for inclusion in GoogleTrek™

Tools to Consider Using in Your GoogleTrek™

Standards

Common Core Standards: Math

Common Core Standards: LA, SS, Science, and Technology

 

National Technology Standards

AZ Standards: Language Arts

AZ Standards: Social Studies

AZ Standards: Mathematics

AZ Standards: Science

AZ Standards: Workplace Skills

AZ Standards: Educational Technology

2:15pm-2:30pm Break


Tuesday Afternoon Session B: 2:30pm-4:00pm

Google Maps Advanced Editing Tools

Work time to create GoogleTrek™

Share and debrief with partner/group

Discussion of GoogleTreks™ in K-12 classrooms focusing on:

    how can GoogleTreks™ engage digital-age learners?

    how can GoogleTreks™ motivate digital-age learners?

    how can GoogleTreks™ empower digital-age learners?

4:00pm-4:45pm Optional Open Lab

 

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Wednesday

Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:30 AM

Wednesday Morning Session A: 8:30am-10:00 AM

Continue gathering content for GoogleTrek™

Add Common Core Standards to GoogleTrek™


Break: 10:00 – 10:15 AM

Wednesday Morning Session B: 10:15am-11:45 AM

Self-evaluate GoogleTrek™ using GoogleTrek™ Rubric

Evaluate partner’s GoogleTrek™ using GoogleTrek™ Rubric


Lunch: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM


Wednesday Afternoon Session A: 12:45 – 2:15 PM

Reflect on previous evaluations and make enhancements to GT


Break: 2:15 – 2:30 PM

Wednesday Afternoon Session B: 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Finalize GoogleTrek™

Share GoogleTrek™ with small group

Enhance GoogleTrek™ based on feedback

Send link for GoogleTrek™ to Dr. Christie for posting on the Web


4:00pm-4:45pm Optional Open Lab

 

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Thursday

Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:30 AM

 

Thursday Morning Session A: 8:30 – 10:00 AM

Change partners and groups

Select topics for second GoogleTrek™

Locate content for second GoogleTrek™

Focus on interactive content and collaborative processes



Break: 10:00 – 10:15 AM

Thursday Morning Session B: 10:15 – 11:45 AM

Continue gathering content for GoogleTrek™

Focus on primary source materials

Add Common Core Standards to GoogleTrek™


Lunch: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

 

Thursday Afternoon Session A: 12:45pm – 2:15 PM

Continue creating GoogleTrek™


Break: 2:15 – 2:30 PM

 

Thursday Afternoon Session B: 2:30 – 4:00 PM

Critique using GoogleTrek™ Rubric

Enhance GoogleTrek™ based on feedback

Send link for GoogleTrek™ to Dr. Christie for posting on the Web

Discussion of GoogleTreks™ in K-12 classrooms focusing on:

    How can GoogleTreks™ enhance digital-age learners’:

    problem solving skills

    critical thinking

    visual literacy

    communication skills

    understanding of spatial differences

    understanding of cultural differences

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4:00pm-5:30pm Optional Open Lab
6:30pm-8:30pm Ignite Night
Friday

Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:30 AM

 

Fridy Morning Session: 8:30 – 10:30 AM

Sharing Participant GoogleTreks™ with whole group

 

GoogleTrek™ Strand Movie

 

Final discussion of GoogleTreks™ in K-12 classrooms focusing on:

    How can GoogleTreks™ develop self-directed and collaborative learners

    How can GoogleTreks™ help learners:

    engage in complex thinking

    present and analyze data in new ways

    develop creative products about real-life communities and issues

Dissemination of contact information of all participants so group can:

    keep in touch

    continue to communicate and collaborate

    let others know of newly-created GoogleTreks™

    build the repository of GoogleTreks™



Break: 10:00 – 10:15 AM


Closing Session: 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

 

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