The Future? Or Now? QUESTIONS TO EXPLORE How do children learn? How do we teach them? How will we change to meet their needs?
Sir Ken Robinson says… Our students are living in the most intensely stimulating period of the history of the earth! They are being besieged with information that pulls their attention… from computers, from iPhones, from advertising and hundreds of TV channels AND they are being penalized for what? Being distracted…. from What? “BORING STUFF”! Students .. Particularly Special Education Students need Aesthetic Experiences… when their senses are operating at their peak… When they are fully alive!
Group Activity Form a group with 3 or 4 of your neighbors Select a Team Leader – (person with closest birthday) Open iPad/iPhone “Notes App” Discuss & List 3 Apps you all commonly use Discuss & List 1 Unique App use per team member Tinyurl.com/letssharenow http://www.online-stopwatch.com/countdown-timer/
BlogSpot's www.scsssd.blogspot.com John Kidd’s BlogSpot for SCSSSD & SCVTS Professional Development Tech Help Links to district teacher blogs Other BELLS & WHISTLES
SCSSSD Teacher BlogSpot's Uses: Video Yearbooks / Websites / News Items Documentation / Evidence of attained student learning Performance Based Assessments in Action www.emraleigh.blogspot.com Basic: Ms. Mary ~ Ms Lori ~ Ms. Brenda Advanced: Ms. Kirby ~ Ms. Albanese ~ TCP www. Kidd6a.blogspot.com www.kidd6a.blogspot.com
Khan Academy www.khanacademy.org TED Talks www.ted.com TED APP www.videobam.com
Bookshare What is Bookshare? Free to all SE students ~ Every book including Text books! http://www.bookshare.org How do we use it? READ@GO App
Welcome Back3 * 2* 1 STOP & JOT DOWN 3 New things you learned about “Technology” today 2 New things you will go home tonight or tomorrow and share with someone in education 1 QUESTION you still have about Technology
iPad Cheats www.tinyurl.com/ipadcheat How to efficiently use the iPad Short cuts Settings Restrictions Notifications Accessibility