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					      Partnering with the Internet to
        Enhance English Teaching:
     Critical Links and Tipping Points




          I am always doing what I cannot do
           yet, in order to learn how to do it.
                   Vincent Van Gogh
6/15/05             Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   1
                               Russia
      Virtual Mind Reader
            http://www.superlaugh.net/1/flashmindreader.htm




6/15/05     Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                    2
                       Russia
           Reading Skills Needed
     Find appropriate
      information to read by
      searching the Internet
     Evaluate the source of
      information
     Determine whether to
      follow hyperlinks
     Decide whether to save or
      catalog information for
      later access




6/15/05               Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   3
                                 Russia
             Writing Skills Needed
   Incorporate text, graphics and
    audio into multimedia pages for
    the Web
   Create and make effective use of
    hypertext links to convey the
    message
   Tailor the writing an Internet
    audience that may be largely
    unknown
   Use appropriate pragmatic
    strategies for the intended
    electronic forum




6/15/05                   Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   4
                                     Russia
          Viktoriya’s Web Page
              http://www.hello-online.ru/content.php?contid=1490




6/15/05          Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                    5
                            Russia
                           The Digital Disconnect
The quality of their
Internet-based
assignments was poor and
uninspiring. They want to
be assigned more--and
more engaging--Internet
activities that are relevant
to their lives.
The digital disconnect: the widening gap between internet-savvy students and their schools. Available
online at: http://www.pewinternet.org/reports/toc.asp?Report=67



 6/15/05                                                   Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,               6
                                                                      Russia
        The most important staff
      development features include:
 Opportunities to explore, reflect,
 collaborate with peers, work on
 authentic learning tasks, and engage in
 hands-on, active learning. In essence,
 the principles for creating successful
 learning environments for children
 apply to teachers as well.
 Cradler, J. (2002-2003). Effective Integration. Learning and Leading with Technology 30 (4) 49-56. Available online at:
 http://caret.iste.org/caretadmin/resources_documents/30_4.pdf



6/15/05                                          Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                                            7
                                                            Russia
Integrating the Internet into the Classroom
                 http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/usia/




   6/15/05      Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,         8
                           Russia
          Nicenet Discussion Forum
                        http://www.nicenet.org/




6/15/05          Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   9
                            Russia
          Tapped In
                http://ti2.sri.com/tappedin/




6/15/05   Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,       10
                     Russia
          Webheads in Action
           http://www.geocities.com/vance_stevens/papers/evonline2002/webheads.htm




6/15/05                  Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                              11
                                    Russia
           Pull out, Betty! Pull out! . . .
          You’ve tapped into the Internet!
                      http://www.funny-city.com
6/15/05            Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   12
                              Russia
          The M.I.T. Tamed Fire Hose
                http://hacks.mit.edu/Hacks/by_year/1991/fire_hydrant/full.html




6/15/05                  Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                          13
                                    Russia
 Categories for Organizing Web Content
             by Tom March
 Enrichments
 References
 Resources
 Lessons
 Tools
 Projects
 Activities

6/15/05         Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   14
                           Russia
          Blue Web’n
          http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/#contents




6/15/05       Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                   15
                         Russia
          Marco Polo
          http://www.marcopolo-education.org/index.aspx




6/15/05    Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                 16
                      Russia
          OELP Online English
           Language Center
                      http://oelp.uoregon.edu/




6/15/05        Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,    17
                          Russia
                       Shovelware




                                       Bob Soule
                               http://www.bobsoule.com/


The extent to which a student gains the same pedagogical benefit from
a printout of your Web resources as from the resources themselves is
the extent to which you have done nothing of pedagogical value by
using the Web.
Alistair Fraser

    6/15/05              Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,        18
                                    Russia
  Web Evaluation - A Dangerous
           Example




6/15/05    Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   19
                      Russia
          The Humanitarian Aspect
                 http://www.infed.org/images/freire.jpg




   If education is to be truly liberating, it must focus
      upon the existing situation of people, allowing
         them to reflect upon their condition and
       empowering them to change it. --Paulo Freire

6/15/05               Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,       20
                                 Russia
          The Hunger Site
                http://www.thehungersite.com




6/15/05     Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,     21
                       Russia
          Digital Vision Program
                      http://reuters.stanford.edu/




6/15/05         Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,       22
                           Russia
 Bollywood Jukebox for Literacy
                    http://www.planetread.org/




 SLS-Same Language Subtitling
 Objective: Increase Literacy in India
 Subtitle lyrics of music videos on T.V.
 Subtitles and audio in same language
 150 million viewers weekly
 90% of viewers prefer programs with SLS
 Here’s an example of SLS

6/15/05        Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,    23
                          Russia
          Critical Links
                               Internet is more than
                                computer network
                               Internet is a network of
                                people
                               Unparalleled ability to
                                collaborate
                               Universal Internet access
                                does not guarantee success
                                in education
                               Teachers are the
                                critical links

6/15/05    Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,               24
                      Russia
                              Role of the Teacher
                                                                    Teacher should not be a sage on
                                                                     the stage
                                                                    Teacher should not be a guide
                                                                     on the side
                                                                    Teacher should be an expert
                                                                     learner
                                                                    Teacher should be part of the
                                                                     learning process
                                                                    Teacher should model learning
                                                                     for the students
                                                                    Teacher should help students
                                                                     construct new knowledge --
                                                                     Tom Carroll
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/math/assets/photos/group_computer.jpg




     6/15/05                                   Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                    25
                                                          Russia
              The Tipping Point
      How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference




6/15/05             Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   26
                               Russia
          The Tipping Point
            Critical Actors Required:

 Connectors - Have special gifts for
  bringing people together and for working
  well in groups.
 Mavens - Possess special knowledge and
  are willing to share and mentor others.
 Salespeople - Are gifted at persuasion and
  have a positive attitude when advocating
  for an idea.

6/15/05         Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   27
                           Russia
             Tipping Point People
          400 Teachers From Over 20 Countries




6/15/05             Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,   28
                               Russia
Helping to Negotiate the Learning Curve
           http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/special/rsjproject/rsjlibrary/car/wtno24_mar1999/




 6/15/05                  Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                                    29
                                     Russia
 Partnering with the Internet to Enhance
            English Teaching:
    Critical Links and Tipping Points




          Knowledge is of no value unless you
                 put it into practice.
                  Anton Chekhov
                   www.mssu.edu/international/ russia/russiasem.htm



6/15/05             Michael Krauss - Petrozavodsk,                    30
                               Russia

				
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