the educational benefits of social media far outweigh the risks, and they worry that schools are missing out on an opportunity to incorporate learning tools the students already know how to use.
the educational benefits of social media far outweigh the risks, and they worry that schools are missing out on an opportunity to incorporate learning tools the students already know how to use.Beginnings of the internet era in schools - ???? can you imagine a school not connected to the Internet now?
Safe Social Media Tools Are Available — And They’re Free…When you get into the working life, in business life in particular… All of a sudden it’s like, ‘OK, work with this group of people.’It’s collaborative immediately. And we come unprepared to collaborate on projects.Social media as a teaching tool has a natural collaborative element. Students critique and comment on each other’s assignments, work in teams to create content, and can easily access each other and the teacher with questions or to start a discussion.Nobody would dispute that the risks of children using social media are real and not to be taken lightly. But there are also dangers offline. The teachers and parents who embrace social media say the best way to keep kids safe, online or offline, is to teach them.
Communication in the mother tongueCommunication in foreign languagesMathematical competence and basic competences in science and technologyDigital competenceLearning to learnSocial and civic competencesSense of initiative and entrepreneurship Cultural awareness and expression
CLIL Practice and the Digital Divide Challenges and Opportunities CLIL: From Theory to Practice, Italy Tuula Asikainen, October 2011
Introduction Challenges: Trends Shaping EducationGrowth of technology / digital divide Opportunities: Making the most of what we have Unlearning and learning Building professional competence
Homo Sapiens Homo Zappiensconventional speed high speedmono tasking multi taskinglinear approaches non linear approachesreading skills first iconic skills firststand alone connectedcompetitive collaborativelearning by absorbing learning by searchingseparating learning and playing learning by playinglearning by internalizing learning by externalizingfocused on reality using fantasy
Digital divide Expression of self PersonalizationWinning by sharingPeers as referencePower to the user
The Internet GenerationEmbracing social media rather than banning it.
The Internet GenerationSocial Media is Not Going Away…. Let’s not fight a losing battle. … moving with the students, rather than moving against them.
The Internet GenerationWhen students are engaged, they learn better.
The Internet Generation in Lapland, Finland 2010-2011 Study on students’ - use of social media - languages they need and practice while using web2.0 - attitudes to languages, language learning in and out of school, and - estimates on language needs in the future
Comenius coursesfor professional development and lifelong learningActivating New Technologies for CLIL Practice (FI-2012-105-001) Granada, Spain 14-18.5.2012Good CLIL Science Practice (FI-2012-102-001) Barcelona, Spain 21-15.5.2012Good CLIL Materials (FI-2012-104-002) Rovaniemi, Finland 11-15.6.2012Good CLIL Materials – Advanced (FI-2012-103-001) Galway, Ireland 18-23.6.2012
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