3. Brighton And Hove New Tools For Teachers

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Part 3 of Ollie Bray's 'Taking Geography Forward' Presentation for Brighton and Hove LEA.

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3. Brighton And Hove New Tools For Teachers

  1. 1. Taking Geography Forward Ollie Bray Musselburgh Grammar School East Lothian Council www.olliebray.com 3. New tools for teachers
  2. 2. WEB 2.0 The Read / Write Web - (Will Richardson) Web site Web site Information Read Information Read Write
  3. 4. Web 2.0 Tools Blogs : An on-line journal that can be kept personal or allow comments. Podcasts : An on-line radio program that anyone can download and that automatically gets delivered to your computer. Wiki’s: A web page that anyone can edit.
  4. 5. Student Learning Logs Get students to set up their own Learning Logs (blogs)
  5. 6. Learning (B)logs What did I do? What did I learn? What will I do now?
  6. 8. http:// tdstringy.wordpress.com /
  7. 9. Use a blog to set up your own department web site http:// geogblogbushloe.blogspot.com /
  8. 10. Use a blog to set up your own department web site http:// kespilotgeography.blogspot.com /
  9. 11. http://pilotgcseradicalgeography.co.uk/
  10. 12. www.edublogs.org
  11. 13. www.edublogs.org
  12. 14. www.edublogs.org
  13. 15. https:// www.blogger.com /start
  14. 16. Keep your own learning log Blogger. n. Someone with nothing to say writing for someone with nothing to do.
  15. 18. http:// www.digitalgeography.co.uk /
  16. 19. http:// gmpay.blogspot.com /
  17. 20. Use Wiki’s for collaborative work www.wikispaces.com
  18. 22. East Linton Collaborative Writing Project
  19. 23. http://extreme- learning.wikispaces.com /
  20. 27. www.wikispaces.com
  21. 28. Podcasting
  22. 29. Podcasts: An on-line radio program that anyone can download and that automatically gets delivered to your computer.
  23. 31. http://edubuzz.org/blogs/law/2007/05/25/law-24/
  24. 33. Use GEOCASTS Audio on-line revision for Geography
  25. 34. www.exc-el.org.uk/geocasts
  26. 35. Tundra
  27. 36. Using mobile phones in the classroom
  28. 37. Buy cheap SIM card for an old mobile phone and use it for voting / gathering feedback from students.
  29. 38. Contact students by mobile phone through free web sites such as cardboard fish.
  30. 39. http:// www.cbfsms.com /
  31. 40. Get pupils to enter key geography deadlines into their mobile phone calendar.
  32. 41. Calendar with appointments highlighted Today button – gets you back any time Calendar appointments Calendar icon for easy access October 2006 17/10/06 <ul><li>Geography prelim examination </li></ul><ul><li>Revise at: www.scalloway.org.uk </li></ul>
  33. 42. ALARM 08.30h Its time to get up and do your geography revision! You have a test on Monday!
  34. 43. Use mobile phones as a fieldwork note book. Save data as a text for later analysis.
  35. 44. Geog. Fieldwork Cars: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Lorries: xxxxx Cyclists: xx Buses: xx
  36. 45. Use the phones voice recorder or video capture facility to record interviews or conduct questionnaires.
  37. 47. If you can speak well under pressure you can write well under pressure £20
  38. 48. Computer Games in Education
  39. 49. Why games engage us? <ul><li>Games have representation and story . That gives us emotion . </li></ul><ul><li>Games are a form of fun . That gives us enjoyment and pleasure . </li></ul><ul><li>Games have conflict /challenge /opposition . That gives us adrenaline . </li></ul>
  40. 50. Why games engage us? <ul><li>Games have rules . That gives us structure . </li></ul><ul><li>Games have outcomes and feedback . That gives us learning . </li></ul><ul><li>Games are adaptive . That gives us flow . </li></ul>
  41. 51. Why games engage us? <ul><li>Games have interaction . That gives us social groups . </li></ul><ul><li>Games are interactive . That gives us doing . </li></ul><ul><li>Games have goals . That gives us motivation. </li></ul>
  42. 52. Why games engage us? <ul><li>Games have win states . That gives us ego gratification . </li></ul><ul><li>Games are a form of play . That gives us intense and passionate involvement . </li></ul>
  43. 53. Games can be powerful in education. Use games for assessment and homework – they play them anyway!
  44. 54. http:// simcit.ea.com /
  45. 55. http:// www.darfurisdying.com /
  46. 62. Games can be powerful in education – use screen shots for students to record their scores.
  47. 64. http:// www.stopdisastersgame.org /
  48. 65. http:// www.simsweatshop.com /game/
  49. 66. http:// www.fantasyfarmer.co.uk /
  50. 67. Games Consoles
  51. 68. Games Consoles
  52. 71. Questions? e: [email_address] b: www.olliebray.com

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