Google Power Searching course - you can search better and learn about how their Course Builder works and see how Google thinks a course should be developed.
TEXTBOOK! Which is the best one?
Course Outline and assignments - questions?Re - Intros - course, me, you (school placement, something interesting about you)
RWL for next week.
Shift Happens - are you ready?Survey - about ‘textbooks’
Survey - reaction to ‘textbook’
MetaTeachnition - a new word for you to know. It means to think about your (or anyone else's) teaching and what is going on in terms of the you, the students, the classroom environment, your lesson, etc.
How I approach tech for teachers
- Admin tasks
- Communication with parents and students
- Creativity and expression of learning
Survey - about BYOD
In groups of threeish - come up with some rules/guidelines for when students have their own devices in class.
Next classWhat good is Google (or Bing or Yahoo or ...)?
Read/Watch/Listen list for Sept 18 and 20Sept 18
These are all short articles - please
Nicolas Carr – Is Google Making Us Stupid?
We can still read! - Why Digital Doesn't Mean Dumb!
What is a good teacher?
Gladwell - How to Identify a Good Teacher Prospect
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 the 30 minute mark to find the multitasking stuff)audio
Your Brain on Technology - audioNext lab - Wed
Video and Audio tools