New site - Microsoft Free Tools for Teachers and Partners in Learning Netork
Zamzar.com will convert many file formats
RSS feeds - google reader, netvibes, or as a widget in your web space
Podcast Option - Podomatic
Video - iMovie and MovieMaker
x create a 10 - 20 second video with multiple tracks including a CC music track where you speak or sing the slogan.
Garageband - create a 10 - 20 second jingle with multiple tracks including a real voice track where you speak or sing the slogan.
ClassAssessment at its finest
Assignment due dates???
The Brain - “Will fast facts do to our brains, what fast food has done to our bodies?” R. Redekopp
NY Times article: The Science of Concentration
Gary Small - iBrain Multitasking or Paying Attention:
Winnifred Gallagher - the book Rapt, or video (around 30 minutes to find the multitasking stuff)
Your Brain on Technology - audio
Marshall McLuhan - The Mediums is the Message and the Tetrads (Example 1, Example 2, Example 3, Example 4)
Using Technology in Education for:
- Basic Communication (blogs. email, texting and PP - students, parents & teachers)
- Info Gathering (RSS, web sites and advanced search)
- Subject Specific Software - Drill & Practice, simulations, GPS, graphing, labs
- Info Creating (wikis, blogs, web sites)
- Creation / Collaboration - wikis, docs, video, audio
- Presentation / Motivation (Hawthorne effect and larger audience)
RWL for 19/2013 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 - http://www.sustainable-city.org/intervws/mander.htm
http://fora.tv/2006/11/28/Paradigm_Wars#fullprogram - You can watch just segments of this using the choices listed. It would not paly 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