Friday, May 5, 2017

A message to people who are certified Digital Footprint Specialists

Now that you have your Certificate certifying that you




For examle

I have three tips to students (teenagers and peopoe in university courses)

1.  create a website to capture your school work (essays, notes, comments on Blackboard and other online learning discussion places -- those posts are considered educational discussions and demonstrations of class participation)
2. projects
3.  blogs

For example, I recently wanted to show my colleagues what I learned about Finaland's school system through Michal Moore's film and the recent announcement about "elimination of subjects"  (this is the system used at Big Picture Schools, centered in Rhode Island..  See the list of questions below)








ABOUT BIG PICTURE SCHOOLS
You can learn more about their system if you look at the "learning goals" and the list of questions that students walk through and work through when pursuing a topic.   THAT's how to teach without focusing on a textbook or one subject.    Look at the video and you will see that the Finnish system is being used already (or better, the system developed in Big Picture Learning was organicially developed independent of the Finnish system, but both systems were developed by starting with students, not by starting with a subject and a textbook)


sunlearninggoals





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I have a colleague who is traveling to Finland.  If he travels AFTER seeing the Michael Moore video, he will br better informed.   So it is my responsibility to put that info in front of him

Here'w what I wrote to him

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Hello Abdulrahman!!

(1) When you are in Finland, please show this ebook

http://tinyurl.com/bigpictureadvisorbook


show this document to the Finnish people you meet.  Ask them about the LEARNING GOALS on page 150-151

That is similar to their system now.  They want to teach THINKING, not by subjects.  You can learn math, history, science, language, grammar all in the same class with the same teacher and you can do this by using questions.

(2)
SEE THE Michael Moore excerpt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRJ1hgN7uAU

Minute 2:30 where the math teacher says "I want my students to learn how to be happy"


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Are you looking for a project to build your DIGITAL FOOTPRINT? Can you help expand the number of ebooks that are available to Arvind Gupta and his list of ebooks?

A remarkable project is taking place in India.

A fellow named Arvind Gupta has a website where he posts free ebooks.

Yes, you can get free books from the Gutenberg Project (started by Michael Hart) and from many universities (such as the University of Michigan).


But look at this message:

Arvind Gupta arvindtoys@gmail.com

11/3/16
to me
Dear Steve,

Many thanks for this gift. In India where I live it is very difficult to get hold of books so your gift is very precious. I shall add to my collection and share with others.

In my collection you will really like DANGER SCHOOL - the most subversive cartoon book on Education. We got it into many Indian languages.

WE are starved of good books. Please share more resources.

love and peace



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If you are a teenager and you want o increase your impact on the Internet, why not look for free ebooks and send them to Arvind?  You can also post the videos and ask your friends to click on the links below.

So, we started devising toys, science experiments using throwaway stuff - we have over 100 experiments with old plastic bottles, tetrapaks, one dozens caps using old newspapers, we make 30 different kinds of PUMPS with which children can inflate a balloon, throw water 15-feet away or make a water sprinkler with a plastic straw. We have put all this in the FREE public domain. Today 51-million children across the world have wathched our videos in 20 languages. My Website


From Science Teaching I was slowly drawn to Education. India has multiple languages. We have tried to translate some of the worlds' best books on Education in Indian languages to make them accessible to our teachers fom Free.

If you are a teacher, you can download 83 of the best books on Education in English 




Thanks to Steve for inviting me to contribute. Together we can make this world a better place for our children

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Certified Social Media Assistant Haiden Anderson

CERTIFICATE for Haiden Anderson

Social Media Assistant.


He is certified for having social media skills.

The specific skill demonstrated here is "putting end screens on a YouTube video."   He is encouraged to expand and learn more to assist his future clients.


Saturday, March 18, 2017

CERTIFIED SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT LJ RAMOS

Here is the performance of understanding by LJ Ramos, who has experience with posting and promoting videos on YouTube.




Saturday, March 11, 2017

Example of a Digital Footprint Specialist's PORTFOLIO for a CLIENT

The Client:   The history of Nova University
The Project:  Promotion of "Distance Education Day"

Checklist
GO HERE

Select a project.  For example, Distance Education Day
How do we let the world know about this date (March 3, 1982)?

[ x ] 1. Post your client's information on YouTube


https://www.tinyurl.com/DistanceEducationDayVideo

TINYURL.com/HistoryOfNova

[ x ] 2. Create a Facebook page for the client's project.


[ x ] 3. Create a photo album of important photos.
https://www.facebook.com/pg/DistanceEducationDay/photos/?tab=albums




This was also made into a T-Shirt






[ x ] 4.  Create posters using Canva.com to highlight the theme of the client's campaign or product or service.


POSTER
















TinyURL.com/dedbook35

[ x ] 5. Create an ebook about the client's product or service.

tinyurl.com/dedbook35



[  ] 6. Create a blog about the client's product or service.

Well, here is a Slide show.



tinyurl.com/distanceeducationday


(see the slideshow)


[ x ] 7. Create a free website using Google Sites to put the links that are mentioned above.

tinyurl.com/distanceeducationday

[ x ] 8.  How about a t-shirt?  Then make that shirt available for purchase on at least three locations (such as, website, blog and Facebook).

This is an example of how to earn a CERTIFICATION as a Digital Footprint Specialist.  You are a SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST or SOCIAL MEDIA Consultant or Advisor, plus you add the Createspace ebook and other "add ons" like the T Shirt.
You can get the list of "Tasks to Perform" from HERE

Based on this portfolio, Steve McCrea is certified as a Digital Footprint Specialist.
The Eight Tasks are available as a PDF or Word document.
TINYURL.com/DigitalFootprintWorksheet

http://tinyurl.com/digitalfootprintcertificate   The blog

Send the evidence of your portfolio of pages and links to ManyPosters@gmail.com
Attn:  Steve McCrea, Instructor and Evaluator of Digital Footprint Certification, 21Century.Education

Friday, March 10, 2017

The Digital Footprint Certificate will certify you as a Digital Footprint Specialist or Digital Footprint Advisor

The spirit of this course is found in two quotes:

“Life is either a daring adventure 

or nothing at all.”

Helen Keller
http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/9605-life-is-either-a-daring-adventure-or-nothing-at-all






What can you
do about this
number of Likes
and Views?
With a DFS Certificate,
You can change
this person's
situation.
"The world doesn't really worry about what you know.  The world wants to know WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH WHAT YOU KNOW."
Tony Wagner


In this course, you will go beyond "Social Media Consultant" or Social Media Advisor"   

You are advising your clients about their DIGITAL FOOTPRINTS.

You are a Digital Footprint Specialist

Checklist
If you pass this series of questions and if you submit a portfolio to show the world what you know, then you can call yourseelf a CERTIFIED DIGITAL FOOTPRINT SPECIALIST or a CERTIFIED DIGITAL FOOTPRINT ADVISOR.

Select a project.  For exmaple, Distance Education Day
How do we let the world know about this date (March 3, 1982)?

[  ] 1. Post your client's information on YouTube

[  ] 2. Create a Facebook page for the client's project.

[  ] 3. Create a photo album of important photos.

[  ] 4.  Create posters using Canva.com to highlight the theme of the client's campaign or product or service.

[  ] 5. Create an ebook about the client's product or service.

[  ] 6. Create a blog about the client's product or service.

[  ] 7. Create a free website using Google Sites to put the links that are mentioned above.

[  ] 8.  How about a t-shirt?  Then make that shirt available for purchase on at least three locations (such as, website, blog and Facebook).

Send the evidence of your portfolio of pages and links to ManyPosters@gmail.com
Attn:  Steve McCrea, Instructor and Evaluator of Digital Footprint Certification, 21Century.Education
Digital Footprint Certificate from 21Century.Education Teenagers and other Experts can build a portfolio that is evaluated by a team of experts in the field of Digital Portfolios.

Certification indicates that the person has completed a portfolio and passed a series of skill tests. Clients of the certificate holders are urged to ask to see "more recent work" and to interview "former and current clients" of the Digital Footprint Specialist/Advisor.

Can you build a portfolio
to show your work?
Digital Footprint Specialist
You can call yourself a Digital Footprint Advisor.

The Digital Footprint Certificate will certify you as a Digital Footprint Specialist or Digital Footprint Advisor









 This video was made to show the ebook.

Download the free ebook here

Spread the word
tinyurl.com/digitalfootprintbook


The certificate looks like this: