MEDIA DEPARTMENT PHILOSOPHY Craig Wehrle - Head Of Media
MEDIA DEPT PHILOSOPHY• Supervision & Education for safety are essential• Goal is Digital Literacy &!21st Century Skills: • Critical thinking • Problem solving • Good communication • Collaboration • Technology literate • Flexible & adaptable • Creativity • Globally & environmentally aware • Differentiation is important
If we tell them they learn 10%,if we show them they learn 60%, but if we do it with them together they learn 90%.
ICT LESSONSMitchell Norris - K to 7 ICT Specialist
80%60%40% 75% 58%20%0% Teens that own a phone Children under 12 that own a phone Source: April 2010 Pew Report
"(Students) also learn through community, at home, in museums, in libraries and of course online." Cheryl Lemke
Under 13 on Facebook Minors on Facebook20 million15 million 20 million10 million 5 million 7.5 million 0 million Facebook Age Limit 13+ Source: June 2011 Consumer Reports Magazine
21 CENTURY LEARNER Being connected and being able to access anyinformation at any time is a powerful learning tool
21 CENTURY LEARNERStudents no longer have to recite facts and ﬁgures They no longer remember and recallStudents can access facts in a fraction of a second
21 CENTURY LEARNERThey should be using this information to develop higher order thinking skills. This is 21st century education.
REINFORCEMENT• Internet is a public place• Guidelines needed for Internet use, both at home & school• Adult supervision is essential: • Need to know student usernames & passwords • Online proﬁles set up with adult supervision • Students are monitored by parents/teachers • Adult supervision for IM, emailing & online games • Need permission to give personal information • Internet friendships MUST be monitored by parents• Web cams only used with parental/teacher permission• MS Children should not be communicating in chat rooms & chat functions attached with games, social media, etc. need supervision
REINFORCEMENT• Students need to learn: • Importance of building a positive Internet presence • What is placed on Internet stays forever • What messages should be responded to • When its appropriate to respond to messages • How to respond to inappropriate content • To talk about Internet usage with parents/teachers