Friday, January 6, 2012

Teacher and Technology Jan 6, 2012

Assignment deadlines - Jan 25 for Assign 1 and Jan 27 for Assign 2

John Finch - Manitoba Education on LwICT
Links from John's talk 

Read/Watch/Listen list for Jan 11 and 13

Jan 11
Nicolas Carr – Is Google Making Us Stupid? or Watch some video
We can still read! - Why Digital Doesn't Mean Dumb!
What is a good teacher?
Gladwell - How to Identify a Good Teacher Prospect

Jan 13

The Brain -  “Will fast facts do to our brains, what fast food has done to our bodies?” R. Redekopp

Start with this short NY Times article: The Science of Concentration

Then choose one more from among the following and bring your notes to class:
Gary Small - iBrain - text or video choices or audio
Multitasking or Paying Attention: Winnifred Gallagher - the book Rapt, or video (around 30 minutes to find the multitasking stuff)
Your Brain on Technology - audio

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