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Saturday, December 5, 10:15–11:00 am PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Presentation 2 of 2
Other presentations:
The Wakelet HUB: NextGen Digital Lesson Design

Leticia Citizen  
Kristina Holzweiss  
Amy Storer  
Dyann Wilson  

Work smarter, not harder, by curating, communicating, creating, and collaborating with Wakelet. From social media archives to digital stories, collaborative research to portfolios, class discussions to newsletters, Wakelet has you covered. Learn ways that you and your students can save time and share information. Surf's up! Ride the Wakelet wave!

Audience: Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Wakelet app if using a mobile device
Topic: Communication & collaboration
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, Math
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Facilitator
  • Foster a culture where students take ownership of their learning goals and outcomes in both independent and group settings.
Citizen
  • Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency.
For Students:
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
Influencer Disclosure: This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.
Related exhibitors:
Wakelet
, Microsoft Corporation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

During this presentation, all attendees will learn how to use the free and amazing content creation tool called Wakelet. Presenters will give a thorough overview of how to use and access all of the features of Wakelet. Subsequently, a myriad of suggested uses and benefits for educators will be showcased. Attendees will learn ways that they as educators can harness the power of this awesome technology tool-no matter what level, subject, age, or speciality they teach! Additionally, attendees will learn ways to get their students using this technology creatively to curate content, evaluate the validity of resources, collaborate to build/create resources, and use this digital platform to share and communicate their ideas and collections.

Outline

The objective of this session will be for participants to learn how they can use the Wakelet curation tool with their students and their professional learning network. After a brief introduction to Wakelet, the audience will crowdsource a collection of favorite ISTE moments, activities, resources, images, and learning experiences. The session will then focus on a variety of ways that Wakelet can be used personally and professionally. Participants will learn how to create their own Wakelet accounts and collections so they can design their own ISTE digital journal. The learning will continue beyond the session as participants share their collections on social media with educators both at ISTE and not at ISTE.

Supporting research

https://futureready.org/about-the-effort/framework/

https://blog.wakelet.com/2018/10/08/content-curation-beginners-guide/

https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/curation/

http://www.learningscientists.org/blog/2016/9/13-1

https://www.iste.org/explore/articleDetail?articleid=970

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Presenters

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Leticia Citizen, Hawthorne School
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Kristina Holzweiss, Syosset High School
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Amy Storer, Montgomery ISD

Amy Storer is an instructional coach and lead technology integration mentor in Montgomery, Texas. She is a distinguished educator that encourages and motivates others to reach far beyond the classroom walls to make learning more meaningful and inspiring. She has a true passion for purposeful technology integrations and global connections.

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Dyann Wilson, Teague Middle

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