Social Networking Strand

Facilitated by Bud Hunt and Andrea Zellner


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Our Classroom Applications of Social Networking



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Monday, August 10th: We're all Just Nodes 316 Bessey
Guiding Questions - What are (social) networks made of? What do ours look like?
8:00-9:00 - Breakfast
9:00-9:30 - Opening & Gathering - Large Group
9:30-10:30 - Strand Work - Setting the Stage (Introductions, Big questions, Key Terms, the Basics of Social Networking Sites, Book and Tools)
10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-12:00 - Strand Work (Setting the stage, continued)
12:00-1:00 Lunch: The Gallery @Phillips-Snyder Hall
1:00-2:15 - Strand Work - Mapping our personal writing/writer/teaching of writing networks.
2:15-2:30 - Break
2:30-3:45 - Strand Work - Finishing mapping, sharing them. Prepare to share to large group what we've learned. Two people to share per day.
3:45-4:30 - Closing & Gathering: Report on the Day's Work

Tuesday, August 11th: Reading Social Networks 316 Bessey
Guiding Questions - What do social networks look like? How do we read social networks? How does writing affect/create/change/determine/establish/support/attack a network?

8:00-9:00 - Breakfast
9:00-10:30 - Strand Work - Reading Social Networks
10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-12:00 - Strand Work - Reading, Continuation
9:30-12:00 - Social Networks
12:00-1:00 Lunch The Gallery @Phillips-Snyder Hall
1:00-2:15 - Strand Work - Discussion of discoveries, questions, and concerns.
2:15-2:30 - Break
2:30-3:45 - Strand Work - Prepare to share to large group what we've learned. Two people to share per day.
3:45-4:30 - Closing & Gathering: Report on the Day's Work

Wednesday, August 12th: Social Networking as Genre/Writing Social Networks 316 Bessey
Guiding Question - What is the genre of social networking? What might it look like in classrooms?

8:00-9:00 - Breakfast
9:00-10:30 - Strand Work - Introduce Dean's Genre Concept/Reading: Genre Theory
10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-12:00 - Strand Work - Drafting Project Plans
12:00-1:00 Lunch The Gallery @Phillips-Snyder Hall
1:00-2:15 - Strand Work - Rationales for Inclusion of Networks/networking
2:15-2:30 - Break
2:30-3:45 - Strand Work -Prepare to share to large group what we've learned. Two people to share per day.
3:45-4:30 - Closing & Gathering: Report on the Day's Work

Thursday, August 13th: Teaching & Writing (with) Social Networking
Guiding Question - What are you going to do at school? How do we build our networks? How do we use social networks and social networking to support literacy?

8:00-9:00 - Breakfast
9:00-10:30 - Strand Work - Revising/Creating Resources for Educators
10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-12:00 - Strand Work - Revising/Creating Resources for Educators: Peer Response exercise
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:15 - Strand Work --Revising/Creating Resources for Educators
2:15-2:30 - Break
2:30-3:45 - Strand Work--Conversation about Next Steps, Concerns, Further Resources
3:45-4:30 - Closing & Gathering: Report on the Day's Work