Raise your hand if you would like to answer for a prize: (Garth & Brad are not allowed to participate)
What is a Wiki?
What is a Moodle?
Who is a Blogger?
True or False is Podcasting a new Olympic sport?
Definition of Digital Native and Digital Immigrant
A digital native is a person who has grown up with digital technology such as computers , the Internet , mobile phones and MP3 .
A digital immigrant is an individual who grew up without digital technology and adopted it later. A digital native might refer to their new "camera"; a digital immigrant might refer to their new "digital camera".
Digital Natives vs. Digital Immigrant Teachers
Information fast from multiple media sources!
Prefer pictures, sounds and video before text
Prefer random access to hyperlinked multimedia information.
Prefer learning that is relevant, instantly useful and fun
Prefer to interact/network simultaneously with many others.
Controlled and slow release of information
Prefer text over pictures, sounds and videos
Prefer to provide information linearly, logically and sequentially.
Prefer to teach to the curriculum guide and standardized tests.
Prefer students to work independently rather than network and interact.
The “Millennium Generation” ?
Don’t respond well to authority
Paul Hatala of the Hamilton Wentworth DSB
Requirements: Computer, microphone, copyright free music
Open source recording software www.audacity.com
Great for at risk students
Learn to write for a world wide audience
Teacher creates a blog site and creates users (students)
My blog is…Artspeak.edublogs.org
I post current art related articles from various reputable sources and students respond to the article. (gr. 11/12) MSIP
Universities are lining up
to speak to students and
Visit museums virtually
Read around the Planet
Blackboard or online courses.
Great for students working on class work online anywhere anytime!
You can create an environment that can be edited by a) everyone b) members
Possible uses by students:
Art History archive
Artist Biography archive
You have 30 seconds to read the following paragraph:
lol hey i deffly wont b able 2 c u, cuz i prolly wont be bak til 5.. omg! did u c geralds gf? that wuz 2 much I guess :s sigh. k I will c u l8er. thx 4 the prez. ttyl. ILY xoxo. msg me b4 u leave, rents r yelln. peace.
Why become a digital teacher?
Students create work for a larger (worldwide audience) instead of just one teacher
Bloom’s taxonomy and higher level thinking
Great for at risk students
Unlimited resources … connecting with 4 th year University students
They are digital natives … they love this stuff!
If we don’t teach them how to use this media appropriately…. Who will?