iSITS Meeting

May 27, 2014



Greetings from Jim

priorities and highlights

Digital Citizenship

9:15 -
Report about Ministry actions with regard to Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying

Next MOOC session - today - May 27 at 7:00 - 8:30pm**
This week of #DCMOOC will introduce ways in which educators can use new digital technologies in positive ways with their students. Key sub-themes will include the development of students’ positive digital identities, digital portfolios, student activism, and using technologies in augmented, BYOD (Bring your Own Device) or 1:1 environments. Repeat Wednesday at 3:45 - 5:15.

Watch: a short portion of the recorded Week 2 MOOC with Alec Couros
  • Respond - Week 2 Q1 How do we ensure that learners are critical, ethical, and knowledgeable creators, consumers, and participants of digitally mediated environments? How can we develop students’ abilities to become self-regulatory in the appropriate use of digital media, rather than relying on external filters and restrictions?

  • Sharing - Digital Citizenship Focus (what are you doing in your school?)

Social Media Policy Discussion - needed or not?




Mapping the Internet and the SAMR Model

  • Post from Dean Shareski
    • watch the video
    • see examples of mapping the internet - Demo
    • map your version of the internet
  • SAMR Model
    • Improving the Journey - SAMR
        • Discussion: What connections do you see between the Visitor --- Resident continuum and moving towards transformation in the SAMR model?
        • Task: in small groups - move meeting an outcome using integrated technology from Substitution to Redefinition
      • Science 4 -LI4.2Analyze how light interacts with different objects and materials to create phenomena such as shadows, reflection, refraction, and dispersion
      • Health 9 -USC9.6Analyze the health, economic, and social supports and challenges of addictions (e.g., tobacco, shopping, alcohol, gambling, Internet, drugs) on self, family, community, and the environment.
      • ELA 7 -CC7.1Create various visual, oral, written, and multimedia (including digital) texts that explore identity (e.g., Exploring Thoughts, Feelings, and Ideas), social responsibility (e.g., Taking Action), and efficacy (e.g., Building a Better World)
      • Math 2 -N2.1Demonstrate understanding of whole numbers to 100 (concretely, pictorially, physically, orally, in writing, and symbolically) by:
        • representing (including place value)
        • describing
        • skip counting
        • differentiating between odd and even numbers
        • estimating with referents
        • comparing two numbers
        • ordering three or more numbers.
      • Social Studies 8 -DR8.2Describe the influence of the treaty relationship on Canadian identity.
      • Workplace and Apprenticeship Math -WA10.3Demonstrate using concrete, and pictorial models, and symbolic representations, understanding of measurement systems including:
        • The Système International (SI)
        • The British Imperial system
        • The US customary system




Apple VPP and Meraki

Jason and Kelsey


Word Processing Skill Set

review expectations and iSITS committee role (handout)