Digital Immigrants Learning to Speak Without an Accent
Summary <ul><li>What is a Digital Immigrant? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some likely changes due to digital technology? </l...
Digital Timeline 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 ...
Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996...
Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails  1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 20...
Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails  School Websites 1979 2005 1997 2006 2...
Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails  School Websites Broadband connection ...
Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails  School Websites Broadband connection ...
Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails  School Websites Broadband connection ...
Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails  School Websites Broadband connection ...
Paperland <ul><li>Handwriting </li></ul><ul><li>Typewriting </li></ul><ul><li>Note-taking by hand </li></ul><ul><li>Readin...
Paperland Digiland <ul><li>Handwriting </li></ul><ul><li>Typewriting </li></ul><ul><li>Note-taking by hand </li></ul><ul><...
Paperland Digiland <ul><li>Handwriting </li></ul><ul><li>Typewriting </li></ul><ul><li>Note-taking by hand </li></ul><ul><...
Paperland Digiland
Paperland Digiland “ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?”
Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails  School Websites Broadband connection ...
 
“ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learn...
The Ages  <ul><li>Agricultural </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial </li></ul><ul><li>Information (1970s to 1990s) </li></ul><ul><...
A Whole New Mind How to thrive in the new conceptual age <ul><li>Right Brain Rising </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons: </li></ul><...
Implications of the Conceptual Age <ul><li>Both “brains” necessary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Thinking now encompasses emotion as well as the creative thinking right brain. </li></ul>
Everybody is going whole brained <ul><li>– even Eduard de Bono!  </li></ul><ul><li>“How to Have a Beautiful Mind” </li></u...
What implications for El Salvador? <ul><ul><li>Can we get to the Information Age in El Salvador (left brain) to allow the ...
“ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learn...
Learning to read, write and spell <ul><li>Paper and pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Motor Skill </l...
Learning to read, write and spell <ul><li>Paper and pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Motor Skill </l...
Digital implications for learning and teaching <ul><li>On-line learning </li></ul><ul><li>Learning from a computer screen,...
“ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learn...
“ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learn...
“ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learn...
Summary <ul><li>What is a Digital Immigrant? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some likely changes due to digital technology? </l...
Websites: <ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blogger.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mabryo...
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A short presentation given in October 2006 about the theme of Paperland and Digiland.

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  • Thank Futurekids. Relationship with school, Robotics, staff and students attend Futurekids courses. Delighted to speak this morning. Slides in Spanish, I shall speak in English so that you can understand me via the translation, since my accent may prevent me from communicating effectively.
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    1. 1. Digital Immigrants Learning to Speak Without an Accent
    2. 2. Summary <ul><li>What is a Digital Immigrant? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some likely changes due to digital technology? </li></ul><ul><li>Can we ever learn to be a Digital Native or do you have to be born in the new country? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there implications for learning and teaching? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Digital Timeline 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    4. 4. Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    5. 5. Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    6. 6. Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails School Websites 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    7. 7. Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails School Websites Broadband connection 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    8. 8. Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails School Websites Broadband connection Chat, Messenger 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    9. 9. Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails School Websites Broadband connection Chat, Messenger Wireless Campus 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    10. 10. Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails School Websites Broadband connection Chat, Messenger Wireless Campus Paperland 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    11. 11. Paperland <ul><li>Handwriting </li></ul><ul><li>Typewriting </li></ul><ul><li>Note-taking by hand </li></ul><ul><li>Reading tactile-ly </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Letter post </li></ul>
    12. 12. Paperland Digiland <ul><li>Handwriting </li></ul><ul><li>Typewriting </li></ul><ul><li>Note-taking by hand </li></ul><ul><li>Reading tactile-ly </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Letter post </li></ul>
    13. 13. Paperland Digiland <ul><li>Handwriting </li></ul><ul><li>Typewriting </li></ul><ul><li>Note-taking by hand </li></ul><ul><li>Reading tactile-ly </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Letter post </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Working off a screen </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Learning on line </li></ul><ul><li>VOIP </li></ul><ul><li>Many more </li></ul>
    14. 14. Paperland Digiland
    15. 15. Paperland Digiland “ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?”
    16. 16. Digital Timeline – start dates Computers first used in schools Internet and e-mails School Websites Broadband connection Chat, Messenger Wireless Campus Paperland 1979 2005 1997 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
    17. 18. “ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learning to read and write is paper based? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we as educators begin to understand the possibilities of learning digitally if we are destined to be Digital Immigrants for ever? </li></ul>
    18. 19. The Ages <ul><li>Agricultural </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial </li></ul><ul><li>Information (1970s to 1990s) </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Economy (1990s to 2000s) </li></ul><ul><li>Intangible Economy (2002 to now) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Conceptual Age? </li></ul></ul>
    19. 20. A Whole New Mind How to thrive in the new conceptual age <ul><li>Right Brain Rising </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abundance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High Concept – CREATORS </li></ul><ul><li>High Touch – EMPATHISERS </li></ul><ul><li>Implications… </li></ul>By Daniel H Pink www.cyanbooks.com
    20. 21. Implications of the Conceptual Age <ul><li>Both “brains” necessary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Symphony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Empathy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meaning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology not enough </li></ul>
    21. 22. <ul><li>Thinking now encompasses emotion as well as the creative thinking right brain. </li></ul>
    22. 23. Everybody is going whole brained <ul><li>– even Eduard de Bono! </li></ul><ul><li>“How to Have a Beautiful Mind” </li></ul>www.randomhouse.co.uk
    23. 24. What implications for El Salvador? <ul><ul><li>Can we get to the Information Age in El Salvador (left brain) to allow the developed world to be in the Conceptual Age? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or should we (could we?) be in the Conceptual Age? </li></ul></ul>
    24. 25. “ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learning to read and write is paper based? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we as educators begin to understand the possibilities of learning digitally if we are destined to be Digital Immigrants for ever? </li></ul>
    25. 26. Learning to read, write and spell <ul><li>Paper and pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Motor Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Left Brain </li></ul>
    26. 27. Learning to read, write and spell <ul><li>Paper and pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Motor Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Left Brain </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboard and screen </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Motor Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Left Brain </li></ul>
    27. 28. Digital implications for learning and teaching <ul><li>On-line learning </li></ul><ul><li>Learning from a computer screen, interacting with the computer on a keyboard – what are the implications for a Digital Immigrant? </li></ul><ul><li>Communications, VOIP, YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of content </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul>
    28. 29. “ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learning to read and write is paper based? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we as educators begin to understand the possibilities of learning digitally if we are destined to be Digital Immigrants for ever? </li></ul>
    29. 30. “ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learning to read and write is paper based? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we as educators begin to understand the possibilities of learning digitally if we are destined to be Digital Immigrants for ever? </li></ul><ul><li>Even though we speak with a (heavy) digital accent? </li></ul>
    30. 31. “ Do you have to be born in Digiland to become a Digital Native?” <ul><li>How can our students be Digital Natives if learning to read and write is paper based? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we as educators begin to understand the possibilities of learning digitally if we are destined to be Digital Immigrants for ever? </li></ul><ul><li>Even though we speak with a (heavy) digital accent? </li></ul>By embracing and trying all the new technology
    31. 32. Summary <ul><li>What is a Digital Immigrant? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some likely changes due to digital technology? </li></ul><ul><li>Can we ever learn to be a Digital Native or do you have to be born in the new country? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there implications for learning and teaching? </li></ul>
    32. 33. Websites: <ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blogger.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mabryonline.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.solutionwatch.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.anovember.com/ </li></ul>

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