5 It is important to use technology in school because…. For engagement To enhance the curriculum It is used in the real world For collaboration 14 of 30
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.P21.org) Information/Media Literacy Communication and Collaboration Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Creativity and Innovation Self-Direction (added 2009) Outcomes Support
The most important 21st Century Skill is… 7 Information/Media Literacy Communication and Collaboration Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Creativity and Innovation Self-Direction 14 of 30
MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Career and College Ready Core skills and setting expectations were important to teachers 84% of students in survey say that graduating career and college ready is important Interdisciplinary skills were rated high Teachers, parents, and executives believe that higher-order, cross-disciplinary skills (such as writing, critical thinking, and problem solving), and self motivation and team skills are more important for college preparation than higher-level content in mathematics and science. Executives place much greater emphasis than the other groups on the capacity for team work. 9
18 http://holykaw.alltop.com/the-demographics-of-social-media-infographic The Demographics of Social Media
19 http://holykaw.alltop.com/the-demographics-of-social-media-infographic The Demographics of Social Media
20 750+ million active users (it would be the 3rd largest country in the world) People spend over 700 billion minutes per month Average user has 130 friends Average user spend 1 hour a day on FB 1 in 8 minutes online
Take the top half to full size. Search should probably be a tile Change your settings
Internet Search Tools www.wolframalpha.com Makes all systematic knowledge immediately computable www.google.com/squared Creates a starter "square" of information, automatically fetching and organizing facts from across the web. www.google.com Google Wonder Wheel - a wheel display of relevant search terms.
www.Bing.comvisual search - makes it easier to interact with massive amounts of data in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun. Google Goggles lets you search Google using pictures from your camera phones. (clip) Dipity.comcreate an interactive, visually engaging timeline in minutes. 27
Student as Producer http://ed.voicethread.com/#q.b518424.i0.k0
It’s About Bringing Information to You! Teacher Flake
Tools for Presenting (Free) Xtranormal | Text-to-Movie Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor Prezi is the zooming presentation editor. Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds Wordle is a tool for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently http://www.mlkonline.net/dream.html Glogster – Poster Yourself | Text, Images, Music and Video Glogster.com - Poster yourself - Make your interactive poster easily and share it with friends. Mix Images, Text, Music and Video.
Classroom Technology Technology designed to engage students Teacher Devices Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Projector Device Cart Classroom Printer Classroom Device Wireless Network Student Devices www.dell.com/connectedclassroom