Friday, September 30, 2011

T and T Oct 1 Weekend Edition


Shift Happens - are you ready?

Apps I like (you can share too as the course goes on)

Important Idea #3

McLuhan  - tetrads and “The Medium is the Message”

What is education?
  • What are schools for? What is education? Why are you here? What do you hope to accomplish with your students?
  • Write down a one or two sentence response
  • Share with one other person and modify/revise if you wish
  • Share with another pair of people
  • What do some 'experts' say? Audio excerpt from TVO - The Agenda
Do the 'experts' change your mind? Which of their definitions do you like best?
Course overview - continue from slide 12

LwICT Review

How to use technology to enhance:

  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Ethics and Responsibility
  • ICT literacy
Infusion into the curricula, not supplementary, complementary or integrated.
Use the tech when you need it to get info or solve a problem.

Cognitive Domain (Big Ideas)

Plan and question
Gather resources
Produce and show understanding

Affective Domain (Big Ideas)

Ethics and Responsibility
Motivation and Confidence
Social Implications

Levels of Thinking

Knows and Comprehends
Analyze and Apply
Synthesize and Evaluate

Using Technology in Education for:
  1. Basic Communication (blogs. email, texting and PP - students, parents & teachers)
  2. Info Gathering (RSS, web sites and advanced search)
  3. Subject Specific Software - Drill & Practice, simulations, GPS, graphing, labs
  4. Info Creating (wikis, blogs, web sites)
  5. Collaboration - wikis, docs, video, audio
  6. Presentation / Motivation (Hawthorne effect and larger audience)

Lab will convert many file formats

RSS feeds - google reader, bloglines, netvibes, or as a widget in your web space

Google Docs - text, presentations, sites - sharing

Wikis - how to and examples - Learning new mediaCool Tools for Schools” and “Getting Tricky with Wikis” .
    - show off your students' work
    - do group/class projects
    - keep class notes


No class next week so for Oct 15 read/watch/listen and be prepared to discuss DIgital Natives and the Brain:

excerpts from iBrain  
Born Digital excerpt - John Palfrey and Urs Gasser

iBrain - Gary Small on video
iBrain - Gary Small - "Your Brain on Google" video
TVO with Gary Small and Don Tapscott - click on the Your Brain on Tech tab if necessary (also available as a podcast in iTunes.

or listen to any of these
Interview with Palfrey - Perseus Publishing
Elluminate Full Recording:

1 comment:

Terri Willard said...

A fun ans fascinating video -