Session 1

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome/ Overview , Introduction to the 4th Grade Project
9:30 – 10:30 Setting up a wiki using wikispaces.com
• Publishing to the web: Wiki How-to’s
• Requesting a free teacher space
(Don’t forget to record your account info on the bottom of this page!)
10:30 – 10:45 Bathroom / cell phone / stretch
10:45 – 12:00 Setting up a wiki for the 4th grade project
• Requesting student accounts
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 Researching Techniques
Information Literacy Skills
2:00 – 2:20 Conducting effective interviews
Using an iPod to record interviews
2:20 – 2:40 Adding content to your project wiki
2:40 – 3:00 Project Discussion Board http://www.oit.nycenet.edu/discuss
Reflection and Survey Completion: http://tinyurl.com/276us4

Next session
Assignment: Bring in original digital photos of your school and community that you have taken, that can be used for uploading in our next session. Download Google Earth to your laptop prior to the next session.

Session 2

9:00 – 9:20 Welcome Back
Review of Session 1
9:20 – 10:20 Copyright Issues
Searching for Internet sites
10:20 – 10:45 Posting student research on a wiki
• Adding photos
• Creating tables to organize
10:45 – 11:00 Bathroom / cell phone / stretch
11:00 – 11:30 Incorporating mulitimedia – video and audio
11:30 – 12:00 Adding content to your project wiki
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:45 Enhancing the project by creating a Google Earth/Map tour
2:45 – 3:00 Reflection
Project Discussion Board http://www.oit.nycenet.edu/discuss
Survey Completion: http://tinyurl.com/276us4