Using technologies with little learners requires patience, strategy, and excellent technological resources. This session will share management ideas, technological tools, and online resources that will make powerful learning with technology and children under 8 years old do-able and even fun! Selection of resources, management of tools AND tots, and some silly little tricks will all be included.
Why are you here? http://snappoll.com/poll/358253.php (or use: http://moourl.com/yhere )
"Students will be—and to some extent already are—living in a world of online interactions for which they currently have few learning contexts or models," Will Richardson (p. 26) tells us:
Teaching students to contribute and collaborate online in ways that are both safe and appropriate requires instruction and modeling, not simply crossing our fingers and hoping for the best when they go home and do it on their own.”
Scherer, Marge. "Educational Leadership:Literacy 2.0:Perspectives / The World at Our Fingertips." ASCD Home . 25 Feb. 2009 <http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/mar09/vol66/num06/The_World_at_Our_Fingertips.aspx>.
Our Responsibility Technologies in a balanced role Technology as the tool, media, source, not as the goal. Technology as one of the things we use, do, explore. Technology as an enabler enabling communication, access and more.