Monday, January 16, 2012

Teacher and Technology - Music Jan 17, 2012

2 Cellos

New site - Microsoft Free Tools for Teachers and Partners in Learning Netork 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.


Assessment at its finest
Assignment due dates???

Important Ideas 4 and 5

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:
  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?

RWL for 19/20

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 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

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