Not to take this literally, but learning should be an adventure and sometimes in order to have an adventure, things need to be difficult. Our pupils struggled with the social skills, confidence, work skills
Mobile learning can become a mighty mess, where you know where you want to go and catch glimpses of it, but never seem to get there as you get distracted and caught by various branches, diversions and roots.
Do students really have a real voice? What would happen if you allowed them to commincate?
Feelings slide, thanks Dan R-E and the mywalks project. What happens if you send young people around thinking of these questions. Give them a question each?
First a little creative warm up. Think about the music that you carry about on your person. What track matches this moment? Why – we could even have a silent disco!
What soundtrack would match your school? Would different areas have different music why?
http://www.unicef.org/sowc2011/index.phpTalked about the potential for Digital Leaders running community and parent sessions, also the security of WiFi around the schhol.
If we don’t use mobile devices as tools then are we developing children’s talents and abilities to the fullest?
Engaging the disengaged – Super Nanny child ‘media trained’
The most important aspect of this brief talk is that and initiative or piece of new technology should be underpinned by sound learning objectives. If there learning is right and high quality then the argument against using technology soon disappears. Id we are using Win 8 devices to improve achievement and attainment..
Recently introduced to this heirachy
Using what we already have and what out students are most familiar with, but better. Blended approach. These are stories about how mobile devices and Microsoft tools have enabled our students to capture, share and collaborate. Windows 8 devices are familiar to students and they can use the technology without having to fam.
Win8 devices allow students to take part in a simple sequence : they can capture information from the real or virtual worlds, create something that can be shared via SkyDrive and then use cloud based tools to collaborate.
Get involved – start simple.
For example, some work in the classroom led to a fieldtrip for some Olympic Geocaching. Work in the classroom informing the fieldwork –mobile devices to capture information
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Young Peoplecreated aMobile Device Policythat‘s leading to aPedagogic revolution
Young people who do not have accessto the internet at home or in schools —and who lack the support that comesfrom parents or teachers equipped withstrong digital skills — will not developthe necessary social, learning andtechnical skill sets for success in awired global economy. The State of the World’s Children 2011, UNICEF Thanks to John Connell
1. Creation of an acceptable use policy in socialtime linked to Rights, Respects and Responsibilitiesframework.http://www.flickr.com/photos/audrix/2043561356/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/4592915995/ Article 16 1. No child shall be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with his or her privacy, family, or correspondence, nor to unlawful attacks on his or her honour and reputation. 2. The child has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.
3. Best interests of the child12. Respect for the views of the child13. Freedom of expression17. Access to information; mass media28. Right to education29. Goals of education: ‘develop each child’s personality, talents and abilities to the fullest.’
2. Embeddingmobile learninginto and acrossthe curriculum