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Simcoe county DSB Abel Lead Teachers. Training Day – Friday April 30 th 2010. SCDSB ABEL Lead Teachers Day. Welcome and Introduction to ABEL. Welcome SCDSB Lead Teachers. Goals for today: Gain a better understanding of ABEL and the ABEL Program

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Simcoe county dsb abel lead teachers

Simcoe county DSBAbel Lead Teachers

Training Day – Friday April 30th 2010


Scdsb abel lead teachers day

SCDSB ABEL Lead Teachers Day

Welcome and Introduction to ABEL


Welcome scdsb lead teachers

Welcome SCDSB Lead Teachers

  • Goals for today:

    • Gain a better understanding of ABEL and the ABEL Program

    • Learn about the different resources and tools that ABEL has to offer

    • Gain familiarity with two ABEL tools through the hands-on workshops

    • Collaborate with colleagues in your District

    • Establish the beginnings of your network of ABEL Lead Teachers in SCDSB


Ict strategic plan decision making

ICT Strategic Plan Decision Making

Draft


Polleverywhere

Polleverywhere

  • www.polleverywhere.com

  • Live audience polling online

  • Possible to get free accounts

  • Participants use sms text, web browsers on smart phone or computer, or Twitter to submit responses

  • Can be used in the classroom


Multiple choice and polleverywhere

Multiple Choice and Polleverywhere

SMS text:

  • Text message to number: 32075

  • Type cast and then the keyword for your text message

    Smartphone or computer browser:

  • Go to http://poll4.com

  • Type the keyword in the box, click “submit response”

    Twitter:

  • Go to your Twitter account to post a tweet

  • Type @poll and the keyword for your tweet


What is abel

What is ABEL?

  • Advanced Broadband Enabled Learning

  • Founded in 2002

  • Led and funded by York University (Toronto) and the York Region District School Board (YRDSB)

  • Provides members with innovative approaches to teaching and learning based on research

  • Provides a Professional Learning Program in the quest to use technology effectively in the classroom


Abel values

ABEL Values

“The ABEL program values INNOVATION, advancing new ways of learning that impacts achievement; COLLABORATION, connecting people effectively and efficiently through networks and partnerships, where they share their knowledge and expertise; TRANSFORMATION, creating value and opportunities for people and organizations.”


Abel program

Professional Learning

Program

Learning Platform /

Engine

Implementation

Strategy

Research &

Evaluation

ABEL Program


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SCDSB ABEL Lead Teachers Day

What does ABEL offer?


The abel portal

The ABEL Portal

  • Log into the ABEL Portal at www.abelearn.ca

  • In the ABEL Portal, members can:

    • Register for professional learning

    • Request access to tools

    • Access resources

    • And more….


Simcoe county dsb abel lead teachers

Login at: www.abelearn.ca


Simcoe county dsb abel lead teachers

It is important to be at the Member’s Home


Simcoe county dsb abel lead teachers

Professional Learning Program


Abel provides professional learning programs

ABEL Provides Professional Learning Programs

  • Offers a variety of professional learning opportunities through:

    • Training days

    • Online Virtual Professional Learning

    • ABEL Summer Institute

    • Digital Literacy Leadership Seminar

    • ABEL Leadership Round Table

    • ABEL Webcast Series

    • And more….


Simcoe county dsb abel lead teachers

Click on the PLP link on the main page at: www.abelearn.ca


Free response and polleverywhere

Free Response and Polleverywhere

SMS text:

  • Text message to number: 32075

  • For free response: type cast then keyword and then your comment for the text message

    Smartphone or computer browser:

  • Go to http://poll4.com

  • Type the keyword and then your comment in the box, click “submit response”

    Twitter:

  • Go to your Twitter account to post a tweet

  • Type @poll then keyword then your comment for your tweet


What are your professional learning goals

What are your professional learning goals?

  • I want to…

    • learn how to use a new tool

    • learn how to use an existing tool in a different way

    • learn how to engage students using technology

    • learn how to improve leadership skills for implementing digital literacy strategies


Abel provides easy access to tools

ABEL provides easy access to Tools

  • ABEL offers a variety of tools to meet the needs of the membership

  • ABEL has many pilot projects to test new and innovative tools for classroom use

  • Access to the tools is available at:

    • Tools request page for ABEL members

  • ABEL provides technical support by email: [email protected]


Simcoe county dsb abel lead teachers

NOTE: you need to be logged in at www.abelearn.ca

From the ABEL Member’s Home page click on the “Tools” link in the blue navigation bar and launch ABEL tools


21 st century learning tools

21st Century Learning Tools

WEB 2.0

Blogs


What tool or application would you like to learn about this year

What tool or application would you like to learn about this year?

  • I would like to learn about…

    • Moodle

    • Wimba

    • Voicethread

    • Adobe Connect

    • Second Life

    • e-Pearl, ISIS, Visual Thesaurus

    • Cell phones in the classroom

    • Blogs and Wikis

    • other


Abel provides easy access to resources

ABEL provides easy access to Resources

  • ABEL offers a variety of resources to meet the needs of the membership

  • ABEL’s extensive network of educators provides numerous resources

  • ABEL resources by the members for the members

  • Resources are available through:

    • Library in the portal

    • ABEL streaming

    • Email to [email protected]


Simcoe county dsb abel lead teachers

NOTE: you need to be logged in at www.abelearn.ca

From the ABEL Member’s Home page click on the “Library” link in the blue navigation bar and launch ABEL resources


Simcoe county dsb abel lead teachers

NOTE: you need to be logged in at www.abelearn.ca

From the ABEL Member’s Home page click lick on the “ABEL Streaming” link in the blue navigation bar and launch ABEL Streaming


Any questions

Any questions?

www.wordle.net


Instructions

Instructions

  • Break 10:30–10:45

  • Exploring the Tools 10:45–12:15 (see agenda)

  • Lunch 12:15-1:00 ACW 205 and 209

  • Exploring the Tools: 1:00-2:30 (see agenda)

  • Next Steps 2:30 – 3:00 Room ACW 205

    Please be on time for your tools sessions

    ENJOY


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SCDSB ABEL Lead Teachers Day

Next Steps: What can I do now?


Abel summer institute

ABEL Summer Institute

  • August 23 – 25, 2010

  • Keynote Speaker: Alec Couros "How Informal Learning Networks Can Transform Education“

  • Teacher/Faculty facilitated presentations and effective use of technology for learning

  • Hands-on tools sessions


Abel leadership round table for scdsb

ABEL Leadership Round Table for SCDSB

  • What is ALRT? ALRT is a …

    • community and network of ABEL Leads in SCDSB

    • means for ABEL Leads to collaborate face to face and online

    • way for ABEL Leads to provide feedback to the ABEL Program Office

    • communication link between the ABEL Program office and ABEL members in SCDSB

  • Check out our Moodle – there is some homework:

    • Log into Moodle and add to the Database

    • Post your thoughts in the general discussion forum about your role as an ABEL Lead


  • Follow up may 12 th in barrie

    Follow-up May 12th in Barrie

    • Afternoon session from 12:30 – 3:00 pm

    • ABEL Leadership Round Table (ALRT) for SCDSB

    • Discussions and activities to address the following:

      • What does it mean to be an ABEL Lead? (homework in Moodle)

      • What tools can I use to build site capacity for digital literacy?

      • What does it mean to be a part of the ABEL team at your school?

      • What support do you need in your role as ABEL Lead?


    Conclusion

    Conclusion

    • What have you taken away from today’s session?

    • What do you need to continue?

    • What will you do when you get back to school?

    • Please complete the survey at:

    • http://surveys.abel.yorku.ca/survey.php?sid=97

      Thank you for a great day. See you in Barrie 


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