This webinar is hosted in English
Reinventing Writing: The 9 Tools that are changing writing, learning, and living forever and how to teach with them with Vicki Davis
Writing has fundamentally changed and yet many schools are still using pen and paper where students write alone. Nine tools have changed writing, learning and living forever - learn about these tools and how every educational institution should integrate them into teaching and classroom practice.
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Currently at Westwood Schools, in Camilla, Georgia, Vicki is transforming the way people think about teaching. Her co-created Flat Classroom project won ISTE's award for Best Online Learning Project for 2007 and was included in version 3 of Thomas Friedman's book The World is Flat and Don Tapscott's book Grown Up Digital. She has also co-founded three other award winning projects including the Horizon Project, the Digiteen project (digital citizenship,) and the NetGen Education Challenge with Don Tapscott. More than 1000 students in 20 countries have participated in these projects.
Vicki blogs at the popular Cool Cat Teacher blog, winner of the 2008 Edublog Award for best Teacher blog and on numerous lists as a top blog in education.
Vicki has presented at many online conferences and at some face to face conferences (when her teaching schedule allows) including a recent keynotes for Google Teacher Academy, IL-TCE, Conference for Media Organizations of Georgia and others. She is a member of ISTE, CSTA, a Google Certified Teacher, and Discovery STAR educator.
Vicki has written for multiple magazines and online publications include TechLearning, Edutopia, Cable in the Classroom, and others about Web 2 technologies in the classroom and continues to pursue freelance work both writing for magazines and course content development work and consulting.
Vicki's goal is to publish inspirational, instructional books and blogs helping people adapt and learn in a changing technology-centric society and further the cause of global collaborative projects between the classrooms of the world.
Specialties:education, teaching, technology education, computer science, Web 2, global collaborative projects, wiki-centric teaching, classroom blogging, use of social networking in the classroom to teach, use of mobile technology to teach, cell phones, ipods, mp3 players in the classroom, interactive white board, digital storytelling, youtube, video making, genuine assessment, project based learning