Laptops for 21st century learning

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Laptops for 21st century learning

  1. 1. Laptops <ul><li>For 21st Century Learning </li></ul>By Steve Katz Seoul Foreign School November 21, 2011 http://bit.ly/katzsfspd
  2. 2. Objective <ul><li>Provide practical ideas for teaching in a 1:1 classroom. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Passing notes. </li></ul>Distractions, Distractions <ul><li>Chat. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Doodling. </li></ul>Distractions, Distractions <ul><li>Gaming. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Magazine. </li></ul>Distractions, Distractions <ul><li>YouTube. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Slam book. </li></ul>Distractions, Distractions <ul><li>Facebook. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lesson Design <ul><li>Remember: </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is a tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching isn’t about the tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum drives the technology. </li></ul><ul><li>“O 2 ” - ubiquitous, necessary, invisible </li></ul>O 2 15.9994 8
  8. 8. Lesson Design <ul><li>Use backward design. </li></ul><ul><li>Project-based learning (PBL). </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic assessments. </li></ul><ul><li>Students as producers of content. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration (in class & global). </li></ul>
  9. 9. Incorporate ISTE’s 4 C’s <ul><li>Communication - Prepare students to be effective communicators. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration - Use online tools to discuss ideas, share research, collaborate. </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity - Promote writing, artwork, videos, and combinations of them. </li></ul><ul><li>Community - Create a community of learners to deepen knowledge through interaction. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tech Madness?
  11. 11. <ul><li>“The dog ate my homework.” </li></ul>Excuses, Excuses <ul><li>“ My computer crashed.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>“I left my book at school.” </li></ul>Excuses, Excuses <ul><li>“ My Internet wasn’t working.” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Understand <ul><li>If you have poor management now, laptops won’t change that. </li></ul><ul><li>Adding laptops doesn’t mean more learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Adding technology to a boring lesson does not necessarily make the lesson more interesting. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Before the Students Arrive <ul><li>Have clear expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan well. </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology with a purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>Test your lesson on a student computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Distribute links, handouts, and other resources online. (Class web site?) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Before the Students Arrive <ul><li>Think about what works for you: </li></ul><ul><li>Headphones? Music? </li></ul><ul><li>Chat? </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail? </li></ul><ul><li>“Multitasking?” </li></ul><ul><li>Rearrange your furniture? </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Practical Tips <ul><li>Laptops fully charged at 8:00 am. </li></ul><ul><li>RATS - Read All The Screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should be willing to help each other. </li></ul><ul><li>“45 your screen.” </li></ul><ul><li>If the teacher closes the laptop, only the teacher opens it. </li></ul><ul><li>MBWA - Management By Walking Around </li></ul>
  17. 17. Big Brother <ul><li>Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) </li></ul><ul><li>Lanschool http://www.lanschool.com / </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>“ Technology is a mind set, not a skill set.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kim Cofino, Yokohama International School </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Works Cited Slide Source 7 Chris Lehmann, SLA Philadelphia 7 http://www.flickr.com/photos/baggis/4446831545/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 9 http://www.iste.org 15 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachcald/3195748134/sizes/z/in/photostream/ 16 http://web.mac.com/alwayson/AlwaysOn/Podcast/Entries/2009/3/20_Episode_3%3A_Laptop_Management.html 18 http://www.slideshare.net/mscofino/the-21st-century-classroom?src=related_normal&rel=1301364
  20. 20. Laptops <ul><li>For 21st Century Learning </li></ul>By Steve Katz http://stevenkatz.com http://twitter.com/st evekatz [email_address]

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