Friday, January 25, 2013

Teacher and Technology Jan 25 2013

Important ideas for_teachers  8 and 9 (and overheads to support them)

MetaTeachnition 1- please respond by TODAY in the D2L discussion area. Thanks to those of you who did already.

Facebook - Privacy changes - please read this with both your own professional aspirations and what you think we might have to teach students.

The Brain - iBrain review (A16 from slide 14)

50 Android apps that teachers are using
Go through the list with a couple of other people and find apps where you think that we can go beyond learning facts, and get students to really start thinking.
Post the best apps to this poll

Production Apps that you might use - Educreations - small groups - PLAN and create a short lesson on a topic in your major area.

Neil Postman - Five Things we should Know About Technological Change

x The summary

Apps for specific courses - demo of some apps

RWL for January 30

Bigger Ideas - Social Impact of technology

Choose THREE from the list below. Since they are not all the same, be prepared to share your info based on what you read, watch OR listened to.

Read options

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
Privacy and Ordering Pizza! (just for fun!)

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