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New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
New Technologies in the Classroom
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New Technologies in the Classroom

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Introduction presentation for a training day on new technologies and web 2.0 in the classroom

Introduction presentation for a training day on new technologies and web 2.0 in the classroom

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  • 1. Using Emergent Technologies in your teaching Danny Nicholson Think Bank Ltd
  • 2. Web 1.0 <ul><li>Static </li></ul><ul><li>Read only </li></ul><ul><li>Top down </li></ul>
  • 3. Web 2.0 <ul><li>The Read / Write Web </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Personalisation </li></ul><ul><li>The Web as a platform </li></ul>
  • 4. Examples <ul><li>Social Bookmarking (del.icio.us) </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Photo / Video Sharing (Flickr / YouTube) </li></ul><ul><li>Online applications (Google docs) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul>
  • 5. New Literacies <ul><li>“ If all our children learn to do is read, they will not be literate” </li></ul><ul><li>David Warlick </li></ul><ul><li>Redefining Literacy for the 21 st Century </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Media Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>But 3R’s still involved. </li></ul>
  • 6. Publishing changes <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Receiving </li></ul><ul><li>Researching </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>Creating </li></ul>Web 1.0 Web 2.0
  • 7. Digital Natives “ Our students today are all “native speakers” of the digital language of computers, video games and the Internet.” Marc Prensky
  • 8. Digital Learners: School http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8
  • 9. Digital Learners: College Michael Wesch: http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/ http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o
  • 10. Digital Learner Characteristics <ul><li>Digitally literate </li></ul><ul><li>Connected </li></ul><ul><li>Experiential </li></ul><ul><li>Social / interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Visual and kinaesthetic </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate </li></ul>
  • 11. Digital Learners <ul><li>Prefer receiving information quickly from multiple multimedia sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer parallel processing and multitasking. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer processing pictures, sounds and video before text. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer random access to hyperlinked multimedia information. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer to interact/network simultaneously with many others. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer to learn “just-in-time.” </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer instant gratification and instant rewards. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer learning that is relevant, instantly useful and fun. </li></ul><ul><li>Ian Jukes and Anita Dosaj, The InfoSavvy Group, February 2003 </li></ul>
  • 12. A few stats…. <ul><li>120,000 new blogs every day </li></ul><ul><li>1.5 million posts per day </li></ul><ul><li>6000 photos uploaded to Flickr per minute </li></ul><ul><li>8 hours of video added to YouTube per minute </li></ul><ul><li>If MySpace was a country it would be 8 th largest in the world. (300 million members) </li></ul>
  • 13. Twitter <ul><li>Microblogging tool </li></ul><ul><li>140 characters max </li></ul><ul><li>Can build up a useful network </li></ul><ul><li>www.twitter.com </li></ul>
  • 14. Get the news straight from the source http://twitter.com/MarsPhoenix http://twitter.com/CassiniSaturn
  • 15. del.icio.us <ul><li>Online bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Can access from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Tags make things easy to find </li></ul><ul><li>Diigo.com – like del.icio.us but with themed groups </li></ul>http://del.icio.us/dannynic
  • 16. Google Docs
  • 17. Google Docs <ul><li>Allows for collaborative working </li></ul><ul><li>Many users can share docs and work on them </li></ul><ul><li>Can work on them in school or at home </li></ul><ul><li>Can share with teacher to mark and return </li></ul><ul><li>See Tom Barrett’s blog – excellent work on using Google Docs with his year 5/6 class </li></ul><ul><li>http:// tbarrett.edublogs.org / </li></ul>
  • 18. <ul><li>Can fill in a form online – feeds into spreadsheet </li></ul><ul><li>http:// snipurl.com/blogsurvey </li></ul>Surveys
  • 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/80516279@N00/2274372747 Other Tools
  • 20. <ul><li>Student set up a wiki for information about places around the world. Visitors can add a photo and description of where they live </li></ul><ul><li>http://karlfisch.wikispaces.com/abbytravelogue </li></ul>
  • 21. Slideshare.net <ul><li>Online versions of presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Can comment </li></ul><ul><li>Embed into blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Simply upload powerpoint file to create online version </li></ul>
  • 22. <ul><li>Example of a “Ning” in education </li></ul><ul><li>www.classroom20.com </li></ul><ul><li>11,000 members and rising </li></ul>
  • 23. Don’t just think about the PC How could you use them? These are being brought into schools every day
  • 24. <ul><li>Visit some of the sites mentioned ( here ) </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to “Lurk” </li></ul><ul><li>Participate when you can </li></ul><ul><li>Comment and share </li></ul>Next steps
  • 25. Reading <ul><li>Coming of Age – the New WWW by Terry Freedman </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ictineducation.org </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.squidoo.com/introtoweb20 </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Signposts </li></ul><ul><li>http://theok.typepad.com/digital_signposts/ </li></ul>
  • 26. <ul><li>To avoid a long list of complicated web addresses some reading on Digital Natives is up on my del.icio.us list at; </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dannynic/digitalnative </li></ul><ul><li>A similar list for web 2.0 resources; </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dannynic/web2.0 </li></ul>

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