Wakelet 101: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Wakelet
Explore and create : Creation lab
Monday, November 30, 11:30 am–12:20 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
James Davis Dr. Ilene Winokur
Learn about curation as a 21st century skill and an umbrella for other critical skills while learning the basics of Wakelet. Collaborate on a collection to curate content using all features of Wakelet. Then share and reflect on how to use Wakelet in your classroom.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Having the Wakelet app downloaded on their phones is helpful but not required. Attendees will mostly be using their laptops and the Wakelet website.|
|Topic:||Creativity & curation tools|
|Subject area:||Not applicable, Computer science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Additional detail:||Session recorded for video-on-demand|
Learn about curation as a 21st C skill and as an umbrella for other critical skills (communication, collaboration, communication, computational skills) from my own experience with teacher training using Wakelet to present and then sharing the collection afterwards
Learn the basics of Wakelet including the Chrome extension, adding items to a collection, using the Flipgrid Shorts camera for video, and collaborating and/or sharing a collection with others.
Collaborate in small groups on a Wakelet collection to curate content
Share their collection with other attendees and/or their school colleagues
Reflect on and share how they'll use Wakelet in their classroom
Background (5 minutes) - Learn about curation as a 21st C skill and an umbrella for other critical skills
Introduction (15 minutes) - Learn the basics of using Wakelet including the Chrome extension, adding items to a collection, using the Flipgrid Shorts camera for video, using immersive reader, and collaborating and/or sharing a collection with others.
Hands on activity (15 minutes) - Collaborate with other attendees in small groups to curate content in a Wakelet collection
(10 minutes) - Share their collection with other groups
(10 minutes) - Reflect on what they learned in their group and from seeing the other collections;
(5 minutes) - Volunteers can share with the whole group how they'll use Wakelet in their own classroom
Online tools for teaching and learning https://blogs.umass.edu/onlinetools/learner-centered-tools/wakelet/
To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/curation/
The Five Cs of Digital Curation: Supporting Twenty-FirstCentury Teaching and Learning (Deschaine and Sharma) (2015) https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1074044.pdf
Dr. Ilene Winokur has lived in Kuwait since 1984 and is a professional development specialist supporting teachers globally including refugee teachers. Prior to retiring in 2019, she was a teacher and administrator for 25 years. Her blog and podcast focus on the importance of feeling a sense of belonging. Ilene is a Wakelet and Buncee Ambassador. She hosts the early monthly Wakelet Twitter chat.
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