Class web presence (this is an ongoing experiment in digital culture and ‘metateachnition’):
Desire2Learn - for discussions and to show your marks
Twitter: @rredekopp class hashtag #umtandt
Class Notes - http://rredekopp.blogspot.com
Class wiki (where you contribute - request access) - http://teacherandtech.pbworks.com
Redekopp Online Newspaper - http://paper.li/rredekopp
Course Outline and assignments
Open Source Software - free to download and use. Wide variety of programs - eg TTA lossless codec
Bibliography makers - bibme.org. refworks, easybib.
TEXTBOOK! - a wireless internet capable device
ClassIntros - course, me, you - pictures (music major, school placement, something interesting about you)
A Head Teacher’s Story
Pencil Technology (in case you thought twitter was useless)
Shift Happens - are you ready?
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