These are some links and resources from Mark Wagner‘s EduBloggerCon 2009 session “Social Media and Social Change in Education”
– website for the book Mark read enroute to NECC which relates to these ideas of social change, social justice, etc.
Danger can be creating an “us” and “them” mentality
Idea can be helping groups already focused on “service learning” to use digital technologies
changing perceptions from a charity focus to a learning focus is important
– Greensburg model: encouraging students to be a part of the community rather than just going in and coming out
– encouraging students to do “community abroad”
– not just overseas, another part of their state
helping students identify their biases
doing a “privilege walk”
– starts everyone at the same level
– then as things are announced, you take a step back or forward
– you end up on a spot on the spectrum, really have to have a good reflective and debriefing time
– need to help identify the biases you have
Obama’s website as a push “to serve” element
– has activity suggestions
– United We Serve
Here are the Ustream archives of the videos I webcasted today from this session. Unfortunately the NECC WiFi connection disconnected this session five different times, so it was recorded in six different parts. My apologies for this not being a continuous recording, I probably should have used my AT&T 3G connection! I will likely do that for Ustreams I share during the “regular” NECC conference. The good news is that my Ustream setup worked VERY good overall, especially my Nady wireless microphone! I adjusted the volume level during the session to amplify voices when Mark Wagner (who was wearing the mic) wasn’t talking. Part 5 is less than 15 seconds long, so perhaps I should have deleted it entirely, but I’m leaving it because of the naming syntax I started to use.. (“of 6″).
Leveraging social media tools for social change (part 1 of 6)Leveraging social media tools for social change (part 2 of 6)Leveraging social media tools for social change (part 3 of 6)Leveraging social media tools for social change (part 4 of 6)Leveraging social media tools for social change (part 5 of 6)Leveraging social media tools for social change (part 6 of 6)
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- Visual Notes from Steven Anderson & Kyle Pace's ISTE Session for Administrators - 2013
- Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn #iste11 - 2011
- Copyright and licensing considerations when importing library audiobooks - 2010
- A great day of conversations at EduBloggerCon09 - 2009
- Wish a particular tool existed? Learn how to get it made! We'll design a tool together - 2009
- EduBloggerCon: Web 2.0 Smackdown - 2009
- A light table, sand, music, tragic history and a phenomenal artist - 2009
- Director of Technology and Education Outreach: Oklahoma Heritage Association! - 2008
- Nuggets from NECC (2) - 2007
- From "Hand it In" to "Publish it": Re-envisioning our Classrooms by Will Richardson - 2007