Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Sept 16 A15


1) From last lab - what do you have access to?

Gmail (if you want to use it)
RSS feeds (
Blogs ( Use your google log-in and create a blog if you don't have one.
Documents ( For word pro, spreadsheets and presentations. You can share these for collaboration.

Calendars (

2) Add to the class wiki - choose a category (or create a new one) and add a link, with a short description, to that page.

3) The Plagiarism Checker


0) Names

1) Assignments 1 Q&A
- essentially two parts:
Theory - how are kids different, how can technology assist their learning (or should it) and your opinion
An online lesson for students (in a specific course) that works on one of the topics listed -- or other possibilites (check with me first)

  For next class:

Read Don Tapscott Grown Up Digital excerpt - found on the bottom of the page.

Read one of the articles or reviews of the The Dumbest Generation by Mark Bauerlein.
Listen to an interview on PBS with both Tapscott and Bauerlein

or TVO with Gary Small and Don Tapscott - click on the Your Brain on Tech tab if necessary

An actual lesson using the technology - from the list, but related to a curricular area, OR part of your curricular area. (check with me first.)

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