What are we talking about? Games consoles tablet PCs mp3 players laptops smartpens smartphones PDAs data loggers gps devices digital sound recorders digital cameras
What are the problems? Write down the top 3 problems as you see them with the use of personal devices in the classroom Compare your list with the others in your table group
Can those problems be overcome,or are they insurmountable?
‘Pairadimes’ is the blog of Canadian educator David Truss <http://pairadimes.davidtruss.com> This video features Sonya Woloshen, who at the time of this interview had just finished her first year of teaching... http://pairadimes.blip.tv/
What are others doing? Take a few minutes to look at the various policy and agreement documents in the folder. Should we continue with our present position of banning the use of personal devices? What type of policy will suit our College, and our students best?
Sumsing Phone video –http://groenbrothers.com Learning in an Online World- Learning Spaces Framework, Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs Sonya Woloshen video – from ‘Pairadimes for your thoughts’, the blog of David Truss http://pairadimes.davidtruss.comused with permission
Further reading and viewing... What happens when you give a class of 8 year olds an iPod Touch each? http://blip.tv/file/2614336 Do so much with an iPod Touch http://learninginhand.com/ipod/touch.html The ICT chase http://www.epsomps.vic.edu.au/ICTchase/Site/Welcome.html