Friday, January 17, 2014

Teacher and Technology Jan 17, 2014


Show us your favourite stuff
Tips for Notebook 11 under the Help menu.
Setup - connect, orient and sound
Pens, writing to text, cloning (attendance names)
Magic pen - erase what you draw around and tap the middle, circle something and it gets highlighted, square around something to zoom in.

SB Resources
TEQ resources - not just SB
Video tips

How I approach tech for teachers

  • Admin tasks
  • Communication with parents and students
  • CAL
  • Creativity and expression of learning
  • Assessment

From the RWL
The Brain -  “Will fast facts do to our brains what fast food has done to our bodies?” R. Redekopp

What have you learned about the brain and our ability to multitask? List 4 important ideas from what you RWL and share them with 2 other people

NY Times article: The Science of Concentration

Q on CBC debate - Is the Internet Making Us Stupider?  (beginning and 16:00 - 17:00)

RWL for Jan 21-24, 2014

For an overview of some terminology see the Educause collection of 7 Things You Should Know About ... - look through the list and update yourself on one or two!

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 Chapter 1 in particular
Anarchy and the internet - Gordon Graham

Watch options

One Nation Under Google - Darin Barney (Part 1)
Privacy and Ordering Pizza! (just for fun!)

Listen options

Start with BTR and Liz Kolb (Choose any or all) - BTR Cell Phones in Learning series
Born Digital excerpt - John Palfrey and Urs Gasser (they also have podcasts available)
or any of these
Interview with John Palfrey - Perseus Publishing

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