Did you have to teach your parents anything? Or did they do almost all the teaching?
Some Characteristics of Digital Natives - from Grown Up Digital
Can We Do This Better?
Ken Robinson - Creativity in Schools
Computer as worksheet, dict, encyc, calculator, etc. What are you going to do with it?
Video, etc - the new 'essay' - think about LwICT presentation
Beginning Assessment - starting with your own assignments.
- rubrics redux - know when to throw it away. Leave yourself some wiggle room.
- marking according to Bloom? Knows and Comprehends - m/c, fill in blank, one answer, etc
Analyze and Apply - rework old data for a new situation?
Synthesize and Evaluate - create new learning?
- choose carefully what you want to mark. "Once you mark it, the learning stops"
- strategies for marking
Searching beyond google
Note: File sharing is possible at getdropbox.com (PC, Mac or Linux) if you don't want to use Google Docs or other alternatives.
When Youtube is blocked (eight ways around it)
A long list of Web 2 tools for you and your students from SolutionWatch
Free online Concept Mapping - Gliffy.com, bubbl.us
Here are some plagiarism checkers on the web: (Thanks Matt!!!)