Teaching generation z

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Teaching generation z

  1. 1. Deirdre Bonnycastle February 27 th 2012
  2. 2.  Has had access to the Internet from birth Has had access to email since elementary school Has been using social networking programs since high school
  3. 3.  May think they can multitask, but can’t Has access to information overload like no other generation May not know how to access legitimate information (science vs opinion) May never have been exposed to educational technology.
  4. 4.  Growing exponentially, too rapidly to keep up Start with your objectives and choose technology to help achieve that objective Involve your students by asking “If we want to do X, what tools might we use.”
  5. 5.  Have the librarian teach a class in search literacy Create a social bookmarking account for your class where they can share articles Create a class newsletter Learn to use Twitter Learn about Apps, Simulators, Case sites
  6. 6.  Bookmarking http://www.diigo.com/ Newsletter http://www.scoop.it/ Twitter http://twitter.com/ Tweetdeck http://www.tweetdeck.com/
  7. 7.  Students can see how others write which helps improve their writing Other students can comment on what was written thus improving everyones reflection and discussion skills Other professionals can comment on what students writes thus engaging them in professional discourse
  8. 8.  UofS http://www.usask.ca/its/services/webpage_ hosting/blogs/ Blogger http://www.blogger.com/tour_start.g Google Doc http://youtu.be/zApehuekC-M
  9. 9. Creates document that can be edited by agroup  Team task  Committee  Research group  Case based learning
  10. 10.  U of S http://www.usask.ca/its/services/webpage_ hosting/wiki/ Blackboard has a wiki tool PBworks http://pbworks.com/ Wikispaces http://www.wikispaces.com/

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