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Presentation to NZ schools exploring use of ICTs to support the development of key competencies.

Presentation to NZ schools exploring use of ICTs to support the development of key competencies.

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  • Derek Wenmoth Director, eLearning Core Education Ltd [email_address] Preparing learners for their future, not our past
  • Where were you?
  • Phoenix Mars Lander View slide
  • The Digital World
    • Think of the communications technologies that are “taken for granted” now that weren’t around when you were at school….
    View slide
  • New Tools
    • Pen
    • Chalkboard/ Whiteboard
    • Banda
    • Gestetner
    • 16mm projector
    • Slide shows
    • Telephone
    • Fax
    • Library
    Then Now Next?
    • Txting/Pxting
    • Blogs/Wikis
    • Pod/Vod-casting
    • Data projector
    • LMS
    • IM/SMS
    • Digital cameras
    • iMovie
    • Google
    • Peer2peer networks
    • Virtual reality
    • Wearable computers
    • Ubiquitous identity
    • Voice recognition
    • Agents and avitars
    • Visualisation
    • Miniaturisation
    • Reusable paper
    • Semantic web
    • PLEs
    Analog Digital Connected Ubiquitous
  • New Literacies
    • “ Don’t you think that our students need to be literate in terms of multimedia, images and sound…
    • … or they’ll be as disadvantaged as we would have been if we’d left school without being able to read and write?”
  • Comment is Free
    • Less Dickens
    http://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/ewan_mcintosh/2008/02/beyond_the_three_rs.html More Dr Kawashima What constitutes ‘text’? novels short stories plays poems comics e-mails films games TV programmes text messages blogs social networking sites
  • Responses http://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/ewan_mcintosh/2008/02/beyond_the_three_rs.html
  • Touch typing…?
  • You’ll be needing this…
  • What we want for our young people
    • Confident
      • Positive in their own identity
      • Motivated and reliable
      • Resourceful
      • Enterprising and entrepreneurial
      • Resilient
    • Connected :
      • Able to relate well to others
      • Effective users of communications tools
      • Connected to the land and environment
      • Members of communities
      • International citizens
    • Actively Involved
      • Participants in a range of life contexts
      • Contributors to the well being of NZ
    • Lifelong Learners:
      • Literate and numerate
      • Critical and creative thinkers
      • Active seekers, users and creators of knowledge
      • Informed decision makers
  • NZ Key Competencies
    • Thinking
    • Using language, symbols, and texts
    • Managing self
    • Relating to others
    • Participating and contributing
    http://nzcurriculum.tki.org.nz/the_new_zealand_curriculum/key_competencies
  • Thinking
    • Using creative, critical and metacognitive processes to make sense of information, experiences and ideas
    • Developing understandings
    • Making decisions
    • Shaping actions
    • Constructing knowledge
    • Inquiry is key…
  • Thinking Globally
  • Inquiry is key…
    • There are over 2.7 billion searches on Google each month
    • To whom were these questions directed before Google?
  • Using Language
    • Working with and making meaning of the codes in which knowledge is expressed
    text graphics movies audio games web pages
  • New Ways of Reading
    • Interactive books
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNMljw0F-aw
    • Magic Paddle
  • Managing Self
    • Enterprising, resourceful, reliable and resilient
    • NetVibes
    • PageFlakes
    • MyYahoo
    • iGoogle
    • Flock
    • Del.icio.us
    • Bloglines
    • Tagging
  • RSS Aggregators
  • Social Bookmarking
  • New ways of organising information http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRNuY_yZEfk
  • Relating to Others
    • Interacting effectively with a diverse range of people in a variety of contexts
    • Skype
    • iChat
    • Twitter
    • 43 things
    • Forums/lists
    • Video conferencing
  • Video conferencing
  • Participating and Contributing
    • Being actively involved in communities…
    • Blogs
    • Wikis
    • Twitter
    • MySpace
    • Bebo
    • Facebook
    • Shelfari
    • Frappr
  • Blogs, Wikis and Google Docs
  • NZ Edublogs
  • Ms Wilson’s Wiki
  • 2020 & Beyond…
    • To what extent are we prepared, as a society and as educators, for the massive changes in human capabilities that digital technologies are likely to enable in the next 13 years?
    • To what extent are our future visions for education based upon assumptions about humanity, society and technology that are no longer valid?
    • To what extent can we, as educators, help to shape the developments of technology in order to enhance human development?
  • Thank you
    • Derek Wenmoth
    • Director, eLearning
    • CORE Education Ltd
    • [email_address]
    • http://blog.core-ed.net/derek
    “ The only people who call technology “technology”, are those who were born before it was invented” (Source unknown)