Race Around the World
Using a Nike+iPod Kit to teach valuable global lessons
About Me

           Paul Fuller
       Year 4 / 5 Teacher
     Orange Grove Primary

      paulfuller75@mac.com
Session Notes


digitalgeneration.wikispaces.com
The Successful 21st Century Citizen
            Collaborative
              Innovative
                Global
           M...
Authentic work
        for
Authentic audiences
The Nike + iPod Kit
     Three Components
iPod Nano
(Second Generation)
    from $199
Nike+iPod Kit
    $48
Nike+ shoes
   $150+
Runaway AnyShoe
    Adapter
     $19
Individual Use
Instant Feedback

•   Speed

•   Time Elapsed

•   Comparison with best time

•   Calories
Post-run Feedback
Post-run Feedback
Post-run Feedback
Possible Uses

      •   Maths

      •   Physical Education

      •   Health

      •   Goal Setting
Collaborative Use
Races
              Between individuals
           Between groups in a class
          Between classes in a school
Between...
Global Connections
Tips
• Time Zones matter!
   • Race for a fixed time, not a fixed distance
• Charge the iPods at night
   • No racing at hom...
Making the Connection

            State: ECAWA

   National: Mailing Lists (eg MacEd)

International: www.globalschoolhou...
Questions
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Race Around the World

  1. 1. Race Around the World Using a Nike+iPod Kit to teach valuable global lessons
  2. 2. About Me Paul Fuller Year 4 / 5 Teacher Orange Grove Primary paulfuller75@mac.com
  3. 3. Session Notes digitalgeneration.wikispaces.com
  4. 4. The Successful 21st Century Citizen Collaborative Innovative Global Multi-disciplinary Tech savvy
  5. 5. Authentic work for Authentic audiences
  6. 6. The Nike + iPod Kit Three Components
  7. 7. iPod Nano (Second Generation) from $199
  8. 8. Nike+iPod Kit $48
  9. 9. Nike+ shoes $150+
  10. 10. Runaway AnyShoe Adapter $19
  11. 11. Individual Use
  12. 12. Instant Feedback • Speed • Time Elapsed • Comparison with best time • Calories
  13. 13. Post-run Feedback
  14. 14. Post-run Feedback
  15. 15. Post-run Feedback
  16. 16. Possible Uses • Maths • Physical Education • Health • Goal Setting
  17. 17. Collaborative Use
  18. 18. Races Between individuals Between groups in a class Between classes in a school Between schools in different parts of the country Between schools in different parts of the world
  19. 19. Global Connections
  20. 20. Tips • Time Zones matter! • Race for a fixed time, not a fixed distance • Charge the iPods at night • No racing at home! • Arrange a roster and change-over team • Record distance run by each runner
  21. 21. Making the Connection State: ECAWA National: Mailing Lists (eg MacEd) International: www.globalschoolhouse.org
  22. 22. Questions
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