Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Teacher and Tech - Music Oct 11, 2012

Class Survey

Important Ideas # 12 and 13

I need someone to explain this to me - What we’ve forgotten about conversation

Music for Special Needs App article
Music apps?

McLuhan - “We shape your tools and then they shape us.”
“We are always living way ahead of our thinking”
Winston Churchill - “We shape our buildings and then they shape us”
Research of the Future (start at 1:07)

x McLuhan tetrads - open this on your device and with 2 or 3 others try and guess at the answers (before looking) and be ready to try and explain the concept.

Turkle - what were the main ideas / examples that stuck with you? Is ‘live’ conversation really that scary?

Meta-Teachnition Assignment #1 - live comments?

Next Class
Environment  - 60 Minutes documentary

Read/Watch/Listen list for Oct 16

Technology and Society

Environmental Issues
Web sites
Wiki on Cell Phone manufacture and disposal - multiple pages with text, images and video
Choosing environmentally ok devices and EPEAT
This is from "Can the Story of Electronics Ever End Happily Ever After":
Privacy Game (goes with the cartoon from last time)

TED talk on Cell Phones and Mining
Garbage/Recycling Report
Videos of waste dumping in other countries
The Story of Electronics - See comments/solutions at the very bottom of this post.

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