Wednesday, September 28, 2011

TandT Sept 28 201

Shift Happens - are you ready? (August 2011 version)

NOTE : There is a free version of Acid xPress for the PC for doing your podcasts

Demo - Soundation (not free - $20/year) -
Newspapers and feeds - and Redekopp OnLine Newspaper -!tag-edchat

Due dates A1 Oct 7 and A2 Oct 14 by midnight each day

Create and post video demo - Zamzar is a good format changer

Questions from the R/W/L list - The Brain
  • Do Digital Natives have different brains?
  • Are you a DN? How many are there?
  • What was most surprising about the brain research?
  • How good are you at multi-tasking?
  • How much do we know about the brain
Summary of iBrain

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?

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