Thursday, January 31, 2013

Teacher and Technology Feb 1 2013

A16 Presentations -
  1. Lydia Caligiuri, Carissa Schettler, Chantal Jacques - Canadian Geography Review
  2. James Young, Pamela Miller, Demeris Wilson - Astronomy, constellations
  3. Ainslie Bailey, Steven Greyeyes, Larissa Rempel - Geography of Central America

x note that if there are no questions the presentation gets a zero.

Important ideas for_teachers  12 and 13

Advice from experienced teachers

Metateachnition 2 (on D2L by Friday 11:59 pm please) - How broadly do you use the internet and all its resources? Think about how much you use the vastness of the internet when you are not doing something for school or work. Do you tend to go to more than 10 websites on any given day or week or do you pretty much go to the same places all the time? Why/why not? If yes, would you list some of the sites (your choice to list or not to list). When do you you branch out?

Brain control - MindWave mindreader!

Bigger Ideas - Social Impact of technology
Work on the creation you started last class

Find 2-3 other people who have RWL’d to the same author/speaker. Create an educreations (iPad or laptop) presentation or find another format to summarize what you think is important.
Social issues - some entry points
Bowling Alone - America's Declining Social Capital - Robert Putnam - also a book version.
One Nation Under Google (pdf) - Darin Barney
Anarchy and the internet - Gordon Graham

Watch options

Marshall McLuhan - The Medium is The Message and Media and The Global Village
One Nation Under Google - Darin Barney (Part 1)
The Myth of Digital Literacy - Video

Apps for specific courses - demo of some apps

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