Effective use of technology

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This presentation was given at the The Education Show, in Melbourne in August 2011. It shows the use of effective technology in the classroom to empower learning.

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Effective use of technology

  1. 1. Effective Use of Technology in the 21 st Century
  2. 2. A 21 st century classroom for early years educators
  3. 3. Parent Teacher Interiews Thursday March 31st
  4. 5. Why Use Technology?
  5. 6. Why use technology in learning?
  6. 7. <ul><li>Engage with what they are doing to improve learning outcomes. </li></ul><ul><li>Teaches students to be thinkers/learners/risk takers </li></ul><ul><li>Teaches independence and accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Enables valuable employable skills in a digital world - digital behaviour, citizenship, cybersafety, plaguarism, working with virtual teams, self discipline in a virtual world, digital literacy etc </li></ul><ul><li>Broadens the horizons for many students- can go global! </li></ul><ul><li>Distance and isolation no longer a disadvantage, as technology allows them to learn virtually and maintain their subject choices </li></ul><ul><li>Inspires students to seek more from school </li></ul><ul><li>Gets kids to go to school! </li></ul><ul><li>Can capture the learning </li></ul><ul><li>Enables a blended learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Students can establish valuable learning networks </li></ul><ul><li>Learning socially </li></ul>
  7. 8. Tools Used
  8. 9. Features of effective use... <ul><li>What does it feel like, sound like, look like? </li></ul><ul><li>Excitement </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is fun </li></ul><ul><li>Noise/silence/laughter </li></ul><ul><li>Unified cohort </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond class walls </li></ul><ul><li>Team teaching – local, global </li></ul><ul><li>Group work – virtual teams </li></ul><ul><li>Learning networks - across the globe </li></ul><ul><li>Changing pedagogies </li></ul><ul><li>Digital literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Digital citizenship </li></ul>
  9. 10. Skype (http://www.skype.com) <ul><li>VOiP </li></ul><ul><li>Live chat </li></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><li>conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark and save chats </li></ul><ul><li>Can record conferencing- </li></ul><ul><li>eg pamela </li></ul>
  10. 11. E-intercultural Learning Adventures
  11. 12. e-Cultural Learning Adventures
  12. 13. Lost in Malaysia
  13. 15. Bianca in China
  14. 16. Endang
  15. 17. Speaking directly with earthquake victims 12 hours after the occurrrence using skype
  16. 18. West Java Earthquake September 8th <ul><li>7.3 richter scale </li></ul><ul><li>64 deaths, 37 people missing, and 27,630 people displaced in nine districts in West Java and one in Central Java. </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 54,231 houses were damaged in 12 districts in West Java and one district in Central Java. </li></ul>
  17. 19. Will Richardson quote on Learning is Now! <ul><li>What a great model for the immediacy of learning that can happen these days, and the relevance. When you think about all of the things that your students could learn and practice here, interviewing skills, geography and geology, information research, retrieval, editing, organization and sharing, all in the larger context of perhaps assisting those in need who were thousands of kilometers away. I want to make the point, however, that it's all grounded in your own understanding of these technologies and the ways in which they can help us connect. If you didn't have that knowledge and experience, this probably would not have happened, and that really is the goal of what we're all trying to do here, get more comfortable in using these technologies to learn in our own practice. Thanks so much for sharing this great snippet of learning from your classroom. </li></ul>
  18. 20. One to one linkup with Indonesian students (10 students in all)
  19. 23. Listen 2 Learners
  20. 24. Writers Festival
  21. 25. Should Australia go to India to play sport? <ul><li>Foresee and sense cultural misunderstanding </li></ul>
  22. 26. Should Australia go to India to play sport?
  23. 27. http://www.etherpad.com http://www.titanpad.com
  24. 28. Skype intros with the American School of Bombay
  25. 29. Sample questions <ul><li>Please write some bullet points about what has been happening to Indians in Australia in the past year.  Include the response from Indians as well as the impact of these events on the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi. </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think these incidents of violence have been occurring against Indians?  Is it happening against other ethnic groups in Australia? </li></ul>
  26. 30. Google documents
  27. 31. Groups in Skype <ul><li>Teachable moments </li></ul><ul><li>Just in time </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is now! </li></ul>
  28. 32. Cross adding 12+1 or 11+2 gives 13 Verdic Maths with Sebastian Panakal Kerula India 11 +1 12 +2 2 11 +1 12 +2 13
  29. 33. Skype an author! Andrew McDonald
  30. 34. Online debating
  31. 35. Some useful sites <ul><li>Tips on videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>http://murcha.wordpress.com/2008/12/06/using-skype-in-education/ </li></ul><ul><li>Around the world in 80 schools </li></ul><ul><li>http://langwitches.org/blog/2009/01/03/around-the-world-with-80-schools / </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki for skype in schools </li></ul><ul><li>http://skypeinschools.pbworks.com/w/page/11008318/FrontPage </li></ul><ul><li>Theedublogger </li></ul><ul><li>http://theedublogger.com/want-to-connect-with-other-classrooms/ </li></ul>
  32. 36. Skype in education http://education.skype.com/ NEW!
  33. 37. Who’s that in our Classroom?
  34. 38. Earth science week <ul><li>Two world experts speak to years 5 to 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Young C Y Ng from Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>on the Hong Kong GeoPark </li></ul><ul><li>in elluminate. </li></ul><ul><li>Classes from Victoria, interested </li></ul><ul><li>Experts/adults from Hong Kong, </li></ul><ul><li>China etc all in the classroom. </li></ul>
  35. 39. Ian Lewis on Kanawinka – Volcanoes and Caves
  36. 41. From the chat! <ul><li>Wow </li></ul><ul><li>Turtle: sick as </li></ul><ul><li>Ha look at that! </li></ul><ul><li>Turtle: been here </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2/3 Woodford: Could you tell us more about the sink hole Ian? </li></ul><ul><li>Cara hawk: hey bj they probally go through records from when they first evoved </li></ul>
  37. 42. And also.... <ul><li>Joshua: i like red rock </li></ul><ul><li>i hAVE BEEN UP THEIR </li></ul><ul><li>we are going there soon </li></ul><ul><li>It's pretty :) </li></ul><ul><li>do you know where mt eccells?? </li></ul><ul><li>water looks awesome </li></ul><ul><li>Looks good to swim in ;) </li></ul><ul><li>wow thats blue, how did it get blue? </li></ul><ul><li>do you know where mt eccells is?? </li></ul><ul><li>How many years ago did the volcano at Mt Gambier erupt? </li></ul><ul><li>Theres heaps of thoose rocks in Hawkesdale and Penshurst </li></ul><ul><li>James to Turtle: caught a barracuda there </li></ul>
  38. 43. The Bats <ul><li>Cara hawk: his wing looks like it's going to brake </li></ul><ul><li>4B DGPS: what age do the bats learn to fly? </li></ul><ul><li>Billy-Jo Hawk: Did it try to escape from you? </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2/3 Woodford: How many teeth do bats have? </li></ul><ul><li>Trevo hawk: what happen to it eye </li></ul><ul><li>Cara hawk: how easy is it to brake a bats wing </li></ul><ul><li>smithy: arent they posisoness </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2/3 Woodford: What do bats feel like? </li></ul><ul><li>jasmine .j: do they hurt </li></ul><ul><li>scottinea: are the bats dead or did u catch them alive? </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2/3 Woodford: What do bats eat? </li></ul><ul><li>4B DGPS: are they really blind? </li></ul><ul><li>Billy-Jo Hawk: Is there black bats, like full black? </li></ul><ul><li>Moderator (Miss Iro, Mrs Gow and year 6/7): do bats carry any diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2/3 Woodford: What sort of fauna and flora live in the sinkholes? </li></ul>
  39. 44. Friends of the Earth
  40. 47. Meeting the Minister for Finance Listening to members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
  41. 48. Asian Connections - Malaus Taman Burkitt Maluri School, Kuala Lumpur
  42. 49. Say hello
  43. 50. What skills are important to learn?
  44. 51. What do you look for in a friend?
  45. 52. What symbol best describes your country? The emu
  46. 53. Virtual Classrooms Cash Journals
  47. 54. Facebook
  48. 55. Virtual Teaching Rounds
  49. 56. Techno Parents <ul><li>Broad representation of staff including Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Parents of Preps through to Year 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Students, staff, parents all learning in the one room </li></ul><ul><li>Share happenings in classroom and school </li></ul><ul><li>Darwin teacher linkup </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul>
  50. 57. Boston DiscoverE – virtual classroom software
  51. 58. Grade 6 student teaches year 10 IT class Halloween
  52. 59. A true global classroom – a student from Hawkesdale, two from China, two from Bangkok and one from USA are taught by an optician about the eye, using discoverE virtual classroom software.
  53. 60. Wordle –http://www.wordle.com
  54. 61. Please meet my grade 2s
  55. 62. Wordle
  56. 63. Uses for Voicethread <ul><li>www.voicethread.com </li></ul><ul><li>Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting on extracurricula activities </li></ul><ul><li>Global projects </li></ul>Voice Video Text Images
  57. 64. Uses <ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections </li></ul><ul><li>Test prior Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Revision </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing new vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>General display etc </li></ul><ul><li>Chatroom </li></ul>
  58. 65. Boston Connections - See my blog post See my blog post
  59. 66. Global Projects
  60. 67. Flat Classroom Projects <ul><li>Flat classroom projects </li></ul><ul><li>Digiteen </li></ul><ul><li>Netgened projects </li></ul><ul><li>Eracism </li></ul>
  61. 68. Flatclassroom projects – a global example <ul><li>Co-founded by Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis http://www.flatclassroomproject.org </li></ul><ul><li>Students work beyond their classroom walls in small groups made up of 4 or 5 students usually all from other countries </li></ul><ul><li>10 week curriculum program at the breaking edge of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Students involved from Middle East, Europe, Asia, Australiasia, North America </li></ul>
  62. 70. School’s in at 9pm!
  63. 71. Keynote speaker – uni lecturer from Doha, Qatar, speaks to students at Qatar Academy and Hawkesdale P12 College about citizenship journalism.
  64. 72. Flatclassroom Student Summit for Global Education conference http://www.wallwisher.com
  65. 73. Flatclassroom Project Student Summit Global Education Conference
  66. 74. http://flurogreen.globalstudent.org.au http:skippy.globalstudent.org.au Student Blogs Blogs
  67. 75. <ul><li>There are plenty of illegal immigrants in australia and each day many are sent home. illegal immigrants tend to have a non valid visa. some people who come here dont have a visa at all. Illegal immigrants come from all over the world. what happens to all of the illegal immigrants once they have been found out is they get relocated back to the country they came from. </li></ul>
  68. 76. <ul><li>Melissa // Oct 18th 2008 at 2:30 pm </li></ul><ul><li>That is what happens here in the United States as well. Visas are really a big part of it because visas take a long time to get, and then people just come illegally. Where are the illegal immigrants that come to Australia from? </li></ul><ul><li>Juliet Pham // Oct 18th 2008 at 5:21 pm </li></ul><ul><li>How do you feel about the fact that the illegal immigrants are relocated? Do you believe that it’s fair? I don’t think that it is. I really think that it would depend on the reason. Are the immigrants doing any harm really? That’s pretty interesting that Australia does have illegal immigrants because I never thought a place like Australia would because of the fact that it doesn’t have any countries near it or any land bridges. </li></ul><ul><li>Travis Bugge // Oct 18th 2008 at 5:21 pm </li></ul><ul><li>how do they get there? are they snuck on a plane or something? fur us, its pretty much peole crossing the border, or swimming over here. which part of austrailia do they go to? </li></ul>
  69. 77. What makes a good teacher?
  70. 78. Comments
  71. 79. Steph’s independent post prompt I’ll ask the world a question (that’s you) and you answer it whats your favorite movie and why?
  72. 80. <ul><li>So wrote a grade 5 girl, independently, as her own post prompt </li></ul><ul><li>She got 15 replies from countries including the UK, Israel, NZ and USA </li></ul>
  73. 81. Wallwisher-http://www.wallwisher.com Sticky notes on a common wall Allows images Videos Text Links <ul><li>Brainstorming </li></ul><ul><li>Revision </li></ul><ul><li>Test pre-knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Chatroom! </li></ul>
  74. 82. Wall wisher – see link
  75. 83. Flatclassroom Student Summit for Global Education conference
  76. 84. Voicethread <ul><li>http://www.voicethread.com </li></ul><ul><li>Online podcasting that can be collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Global projects </li></ul>Voice Video Text Images
  77. 85. Advantages of Voice Thread <ul><li>Allows editing at any time and stage </li></ul><ul><li>drawing tools </li></ul><ul><li>Text or audio or video comments </li></ul><ul><li>Can be shared </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Convert to a movie </li></ul>
  78. 86. Voicethread: http://www.voicethread.com Moving on ...... at school Students in grade 5 or 6 from UK, Thailand and Australia, share a voicethread and talk about what they are looking forward to in “moving on”, what they are nervous about and what they share in common.
  79. 87. Boston Connections - See my blog post
  80. 88. Screenshot of Rachael’s bubb.l http://edw0002.globalstudent.org.au/page/2/ Bubbl.us - Mindmapping
  81. 89. ...and more tools <ul><li>Larry Ferrazzo – Best Web2.0 applications in 2011 so far </li></ul><ul><li>Great sites for the Young </li></ul><ul><li>Blabberize - making animals talk. </li></ul><ul><li>Roxik makes your drawings dance </li></ul><ul><li>Befunky – to cartoonize photos </li></ul>
  82. 90. Underlying issues/requirements Oh! What a tangled web we weave !
  83. 93. Develop a Learning Network <ul><li>Online conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Reform Symposium Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Global Education Conference </li></ul><ul><li>K12 Online Education Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Webinars: Tech Talk Tuesdays , [email_address] , ClassroomLIVE2.0 </li></ul>
  84. 94. Personal learning network
  85. 95. Networking sites <ul><li>http://learncentral.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.classroom20.com </li></ul><ul><li>Digital citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>School Beyond the walls </li></ul><ul><li>Global Education </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.learncentral.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://guidetoinnovation.ning.com </li></ul><ul><li>use a search engine as there are many </li></ul>
  86. 96. Where to find global partners? <ul><li>Learn Central </li></ul><ul><li>Skype in Education partners </li></ul><ul><li>Around the world in 80 schools </li></ul><ul><li>ePals </li></ul><ul><li>The Edublogger </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>And search online for more </li></ul>
  87. 97. Where to find global projects! <ul><li>classroom2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Flat classroom projects </li></ul><ul><li>Global projects </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Classroom Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Jenuinetech Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Global Education Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>The Global Education Conference 2010 wiki </li></ul><ul><li>use a search engine as there are many </li></ul>
  88. 98. Curriculum Press http://www.curriculumpress.edu.au/main/goproduct/12892

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