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Communication And Collaboration In The Classroom

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This presentation shows how new technology can be used in classroom activities

This presentation shows how new technology can be used in classroom activities

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  • 1. Communication and Collaboration in the Classroom ICT Skills for the 21st Century
  • 2. All Children must be ready for a Different world.
    • Parents want it! Parents want their children to graduate with skills that prepare them to either get a job in today's marketplace or advance to higher levels of education and training.
    • Employers want it! Employers want to hire employees who are honest, reliable, literate, and able to reason, communicate, make decisions, and learn.
    • Communities want it!: Communities want schools to prepare their children to become good citizens and productive members of society in an increasingly technological and information-based world.
    • And most of all… kids need it !!!
  • 3. Our mission: Produce Technology-fluent kids .
    • Within an effective educational setting, technology can enable students to become:
      • Capable information technology users
      • Information seekers, analyzers and evaluators
      • Problem solvers and decision makers
      • Creative and effective users of productivity tools
      • Communicators, collaborators, publishers, and producers
      • Informed, responsible, and contributing citizens,
    • to live, learn and work successfully in an increasingly complex and information-rich society.
  • 4. Communication and Collaboration in the Classroom-ICT Skills for the 21st Century
    • * Standard 3: Technology productivity tools
    • Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
    • Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works.
    • * Standard 4:
    • Technology communication tools
    • Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.
    • Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences.
    • * Ref. National educational technology standards for students (NETS)
  • 5. Use of Cell phones in K-12 Learning jmm…but…..What are the learning objectives…? To use a cell phone? To communicate with a cell phone? To use a cell phone to surf the web? Where in our school’s standards is cellular technology explicitly required in curriculum? Do we have to use them???
  • 6. Use of Cell phones in K-12 Learning
    • Cell phones can be used as:
    • data collection tools: audio recorders, digital cameras, and digital camcorders.
    • classroom projects: creating ring tones, text messaging, mobile WebPages, and mobile surveys.
    • Research and Organizational Tools future features of cell phones and how those features play a role in learning.
    • future features of cell phones
  • 7. Use of Cell phones in K-12 Learning
    • Gcast: You may record using your cell phone directly to a website as an audio file that you can move to your own blog, mix, edit, etc.
  • 8. Use of iPods in K-12 Learning
    • Ipods??? Yes… those things that kids have to waste… I mean to listen to music?
    • Look at this…
  • 9. Use of iPods in K-12 Learning
    • For subject revision:
    • Students may download a topic revision into their ipods!
  • 10. Use of Digital Cameras in K-12 Learning
    • Dioramas: Popup cards:
    • 3D Art Photos: Finger Puppets:
  • 11. Use of Digital Cameras in K-12 Learning
    • Here are a few application that your digital camera  may be used for:
      • illustrate steps in a procedure, to aid in writing "how to" paragraphs
      • use a photo as a prompt for narrative or descriptive writing
      • school newspaper, class newspaper or newsletter
      • graphics for written reports and presentations
      • write letters to pen pals and others (such as reading buddies in another grade), inserting photos
      • e-mail class updates to parents, with attached photos
      • write a class novel with live-action photos as illustrations
      • ABC alphabet book [use real objects to enhance letter sound correspondence]
      • All About Us [take photos of students and let them write about themselves - this is especially good for Kindergarten!]
      • take photos on field trips, to aid in writing about them later
      • publicize a class play or project, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc,,….
  • 12. References
    • http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=152
    • http:// video.msn.com/?mkt =en- US&brand = msnbc&vid =847ab432-7104 4889-8ac7-c9fd97f836d4
    • http://www.gadgetreview.com/2006/04/lcd-project-cell-phone-next-april.html
    • http://drscavanaugh.org/digitalcamera /
    • http://cellphonesinlearning.wikispaces.com/
    • Allan November conference material – Boston 07

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