Friday, September 30, 2011

T and T September 30, 2011

Course overview - continue from slide 12

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

Important Idea #3

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)

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


R/W/L for Oct 5

Choose from

Read some background on Marshall McLuhan and his main ideas. The 100 year anniversary articles summarize a fair bit

Any 3 (most are short) of these McLuhan videos - or find more of your own

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