Future Technologies in the Classroom<br />
What do teachers do? (the basics)<br />Communicate information to the students<br />Interact with students<br />
What technologies are on the way and how will they help us do those things?<br />Microsoft Surface<br />
What can we do with this technology today?<br />Replace Smart boards<br />Let the class rotate around the surface<br />Pos...
What will we be able to do with this in the future?<br />Replace desks<br />When the screens get smaller, thinner, and of ...
PEDs<br />
.......NO<br />
What can we do with this technology today?<br />Students can access the internet outside of the computer lab<br />Books an...
What can we do with this technology in the future?<br />New application continuously <br />    being released enable new a...
The Matrix<br />I mean...<br />The internet!<br />
What do we do with it today?<br />Distance education<br />Interact with resources (other classrooms, authors, print source...
What can we do with it in the future?<br />At home education<br />Moodle-like websites for all schools<br />Language immer...
To Recap<br />Do not destroy student property<br />New technologies are constantly arriving<br />Teachers must focus on cr...
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Future technologies in the classroom

  1. 1. Future Technologies in the Classroom<br />
  2. 2. What do teachers do? (the basics)<br />Communicate information to the students<br />Interact with students<br />
  3. 3. What technologies are on the way and how will they help us do those things?<br />Microsoft Surface<br />
  4. 4. What can we do with this technology today?<br />Replace Smart boards<br />Let the class rotate around the surface<br />Post notes and review sheets to the surface by “scanning them”<br />Keep attendance through students scanning in<br />Students can submit work and immediately upload it anywhere<br />
  5. 5. What will we be able to do with this in the future?<br />Replace desks<br />When the screens get smaller, thinner, and of course more affordable, use them for desk tops<br />Fingerprint sign-ins<br />Write tests on desks<br />Paperless classrooms<br />Full compatibility with students’ PEDs<br />All actions monitored with student specific id’s <br />
  6. 6. PEDs<br />
  7. 7. .......NO<br />
  8. 8. What can we do with this technology today?<br />Students can access the internet outside of the computer lab<br />Books and other material can be read without needing a hard copy <br />Communication between teacher and student outside of the classroom is instant (message forwarding to cell phones<br />
  9. 9. What can we do with this technology in the future?<br />New application continuously <br /> being released enable new abilities <br /> for all devices, blackberry pins<br />Paperless classrooms<br />New applications enable cross platform communication and compatibility<br />
  10. 10. The Matrix<br />I mean...<br />The internet!<br />
  11. 11. What do we do with it today?<br />Distance education<br />Interact with resources (other classrooms, authors, print sources)<br />Winnipeg school division created school-portal based instant messaging program<br />Students had to sign in, identifying themselves<br />Students could access their school files at home and work on them collaboratively<br />
  12. 12. What can we do with it in the future?<br />At home education<br />Moodle-like websites for all schools<br />Language immersion classrooms from across the globe<br />Bring education to areas of the world where it is needed most<br />
  13. 13. To Recap<br />Do not destroy student property<br />New technologies are constantly arriving<br />Teachers must focus on cross-platform compatibility<br />Do not exclude student<br />Don’t use technology for technology’s sake, teach content<br />Good luck to ya<br />

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