Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Teacher and Technology - Sept 26, 2012


Choosing a blog / wiki / web site for your Assign 3
Sharing - google docs, dropbox, MS SkyDrive
Art Pad,  Odosketch, SketchPad, Photoshop Express (online)- create an image of hwo you feel about tech in the classroom or how you feel about technology


Important Idea #6 and 7

SMARTBoard set-up and basic use

The Brain - anything new comments?

Find someone you haven’t worked with in class before and compare your ideas from the readings. You can use the following if you need to.
  • Is Mander right about a ‘global conspiracy’ by corporations to run the earth? Does he over-glamourize indigenous cultures or are we not paying enough attention to them?
  • Do you speak another language? Are there ideas or expressions that do not translate well? Does language limit how we think?
  • Is Postman right that tech advantages are never distributed equally?

Tweet your big idea to our hashtag #umtandt

Group share - reading the tweets

Language and Metaphor


ISTE Standards for teachers and students

Next class

John Finch - LwICT - Manitoba Education

Read/Watch/Listen list for Sept 26 and 28

Issues related to technology - language is important!!!

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 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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