Learn how to crowdsource and crowdfund resources for your classroom.
Crowdsourcing Knowledge Through Social Media
Crowdsourcing Knowledge Through Social MediaTorrey Trust
AgendaCrowdsourcing 101Why? How? What?Crowdfunding
ExamplesWeb MDs: Social Media are Changing How We Diagnose Disease (Alice Park, TIME Magazine)CompetitionsRed weather balloon challenge Fold.itCollegesOlympic TicketFancierhealth
Why Crowdsource?Utilize the Wisdom of the Crowd
How many medal sports were featured in the 2012 Olympics?
Why Crowdsource?Utilize the Wisdom of the CrowdHow many medal sports were featured in the 2012 Olympics?26
What You Should CrowdsourceSolutionsTech Problems, Classroom Management IssuesFeedbackLesson PlansNew Classes/ClubsResourcesClassroom (equipment, supplies)Tech (websites, web 2.0 tools, apps)How-ToBuild Global Support NetworkAsk Your NetworkBlogTweet with HashtagsDiscussion Forum PostCollaborative Document (Google/TypePad)Tip: Cast a Wide NetCrowdsourcing ToolsEdmodo vs. Ning
Crowdsourcing ToolsTwitter Hashtags (#edchat, #edtech)Wider Audiencehttp://cybraryman.com/edhashtags.html Twitter Handle (@torreytrust)Direct tweet toward a person
Crowdsourcing ToolsLinkedInFacebookBetterLessonEdWebYahoo! & GoogleGroupsOthers?
Crowdsourcing TipsSelect the most effective toolsNetworking & NetiquetteVerify the information your receiveIf your crowd has questions, give answersCrowdfundingName (Global Alexa Rank)Kickstarter (746)IndieGoGo (4,301)GoFundMe (15,586)ChipIn (27,977)RocketHub (55,230)GiveForward (72,001)Donors Choose
Crowdfunding TipsCreative PitchMake a videoOffer tiered incentives (i.e., cards from kids)Be bold & think big ($1000, $500, $100)More initial funding = More funders Closer to funding goal = more donations occurLeverage your global support network & crowdsource toolsConnect with people with large networks and leverage their networks
CreditsPresentation Designed by:Torrey TrustPh.D. Student Education: Teaching & LearningGevirtz Graduate School of EducationUC Santa BarbaraK-12 Tech Tools Database FounderContact Metorreytrust@gmail.comwww.torreytrust.com@torreytrusthttp://edutechdatabase.wikispaces.com