Where is my JETPACK? CAG 2012Presentation Transcript
Angela & Brian HousandCAG 2012 Palm Springs, CAhttp://bit.ly/cag2012
Cloud Computing MobilesOne Year Or Less
Google Docshttp://docs.google.com No software to purchase or install! LIVES in the CLOUD! Work is automatically saved. Allows access to files from any computer that connects to the Internet. Collaborate on documents in REAL TIME. Instantly see what your collaborators are typing. FORM function allows you to create and deploy web-based surveys with results that are automatically compiled in a spreadsheet. FOLDER function allows you to store ANY file online. You can access from anywhere and share with anyone.
Ideas for Using Google Docs •Collaborative writing projects •Peer editing •Project planning •Brainstorming •Group presentation creation •Data gathering and analysis •Survey creation •Mind mapping
Dropbox is software that syncs your ﬁlesonline and across your computers.
How Much Space? 2GB FREEInstall on another Invite Share Install computer. a friend or a on your colleague. folder. phone.
Technology Creates a WorldThat is Massively Interconnected 23 22
“Every generation of teenagers embraces the freedoms and possibilities wrought by technology in ways that shock the elders.”TimeMarch27,2006
If your students canthe answer, then you may be asking the wrong question.
Game Based Learning Open Content Two to Three Years
Learning AnalyticsPersonal Learning EnvironmentsFour to Five Years
We welcome changeand openness;for we believe thatfreedom and securitygo together,that the advance ofhuman liberty canonly strengthen thecause of worldpeace.
Edmodo is a free, secure, social learning platform forteachers, students, schools, and districts.FREE!FEATURES: Groups Messages Assignments Calendar PollStudent Emails NOT required!
Beneﬁts for Gifted Students- No longer just gifted on Tuesdays- Access to peers and teachers- Honors wait time- Allows for multiple questions- Encourages social connections- Promotes organization and time management- Models appropriate online behavior
Beneﬁts for Gifted Teachers- Access to students throughout the week- Manage assignments online- Allows student interaction in safe zone- Online quizzes and polls- Encourages student collaboration- Construct class calendar of events
Keep technologyin the hands of students
If technology is an event in your school, you are doing it wrong. Josh Allen