Friday, January 20, 2012

Teacher and Technology - Jan 20, 2012


SearchO with Google Chrome
GPS-Info - tracking you down.

Assignment due dates are - Assign 1 - Jan 25  , Assign 2 - Jan. 27

Presentaiton - Beshta, Kathleen, Jacqueline and Frank.
Free workshop for pre-service teachers on animation - Jan 31 at 4:30 - 7:00 F204 Red River (Main Campus). Free supper included. Please register to attend this event by sending an email to Eva Brown - registration is free of course.

Important Ideas 8 and 9  

Marshall McLuhan - The Medium is the Message and the Tetrads (Example 1, Example 2, Example 3, Example 4)

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. Creation / Collaboration - wikis, docs, video, audio
  6. Presentation / Motivation (Hawthorne effect and larger audience)


Rover Flash - iPad browser?
Dragon Search/Dictate
Our Choice

RWL for 24/25

13 Reasons Why Digital Learning is Better - read this short article and be prepared for the test. How much of this is different?

At least TWO of the following and bring your notes:
What You Don't Know Can Hurt You -
Videos: - You can watch just segments of this using the choices listed. It would not play in Firefox for me, but was fine in Chrome.
General videos by Mander - or do your own search
Lakoff and Johnson - Metaphors We Live By - and a summary and Bower's critique
Lakoff video of how this started
Lakoff  video - Framing
Neil Postman - Five Things we should Know About Technological Change

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