Vicarious Learning: Developing Cultural Literacy Through Global Collaboration

Vicki DavisVicki Davis is the IT Director and technology teacher at Westwood Schools in Camilla, GA.  Also know as the CoolCatTeacher, Vicki is a national spotlight speaker at several education technology conferences.   Vicki was the 2010 TICAL Conference keynote speaker.  TICAL’s Director Rowland Baker got a chance to speak with Vicki in Little Rock, AR.  Vicki shares how several global collaborative projects she helped create (Flat Classroom Project, NetGen Project, Digiteen Project, and Eracism Project) have assisted students in developing cultural literacy and 21st century skills.

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Social Networks – A Framework of Tools (Part 4 of 4)

Part 4: Social Networks as the Educational Norm
In the final interview, Steve addresses the public’s misconceptions regarding high bullying rates on social networks as well as sharing his views of ubiquitous use of  social networks and social media for both teaching and learning and professional development.  He explains the widespread use of this media by young people and how site monitoring is done by the users themselves.

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