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A presentation on the necessity of creating a cloud classroom in today's educational environment.

A presentation on the necessity of creating a cloud classroom in today's educational environment.

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  • Going One-to-One creating a cloud classroom
  • About me• I’m the Faculty Advisor of Instructional Technology at Xaverian High School, one of the first Apple 1:1 schools in the United States.• My book Going One-to-One: iPads and Mobile Computing in the Classroom will be released in October.• I teach at the college level as well and utilize a 1:1 laptop environment with my students there.
  • Why go one-to-one?
  • Our story beginsin Brooklyn, NY......but not in skinnyjeans, hipsterBrooklyn.
  • This is TonyManero’sBrooklyn.
  • The iPad 1:1movementstarted inGreenock,Scotland.It spread quickly, and ed techevangelists like Fraser Speirshelped get the word out.
  • Speirs spoke at our school and we came away proud to betrying something different and empowered by thepossibilities.
  • Is this really just a “PowerPoint projector?” Maybethe classroom shouldn’t be the place students readstories.
  • Wired classrooms That doesn’t mean we alland mobile understood it right away.computing aren’tnew ideas.
  • 1:1 classrooms have been in the works for yearsApple developed and deployed several versions of its Classroom of Tomorrow in 1985.About ten years later, Microsoft Launched its Anytime, Anywhere Learning Initiative.
  • But these ideas make more sense today, since today’s students are digital natives.
  • Embrace blendedlearning andflippedclassrooms.“Blended learning” is the termused to describe combiningphysical and virtual classroomelements to create apersonalized learningenvironment for your students.
  • Flipped classrooms and blended learning embrace the idea thatlesson content can be delivered at home so that homework may becompleted in class, with a teacher there to facilitate.
  • Untether the classroom from its physicalspace.
  • Changing the Classroom
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  • Khan is great, but you mightbe better.
  • Portfoli os Wiki Cloud s class- room s Twitt Blog er sThe teacher becomes a facilitator of knowledge.
  • Going Paperless......has its advantages.
  • Going 1:1 involves creating a studentenvironment that mirrors and in some waysimproves upon the classroom.