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The impact of technology on student learning

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Evaluating the effectiveness of technology and demonstrating it’s positive impact on students learning

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The impact of technology on student learning

  1. 1. Evaluating the effectiveness of technology and demonstrating it’s positive impact on students learning (Or what happened with BYOD at Wildern School) k.broadribb@wildern.hants.sch.uk @RibbK
  2. 2. http://admablog.com/2012/11/28/bring-your-own
  3. 3. Father Christmas Survey
  4. 4. The Groundwork • Student driven - 18 students new techs SIG led the proposal • Canvassed over 1000 students - ownership of devices, how used for school/homework... • Identified learning opportunities in all subjects • Pitched to SLT & Governors • Devised AUP whilst conducting a trial with
  5. 5. http://arcadianabe.blogspot.co.uk
  6. 6. What can BYOD look like in the classroom? • Multimedia, YouTube, stop frame animation, filming, editing bespoke movies, Edutube, school radio, graphic design, photo-editing e.g. photoshop and digital photography, podcasting, voxpops, blogging, social networking, website design, e-books & publishing, WIN, Twitter, web tools e.g. Padlet, apps, web searches, wiki’s, journals, go animate, pinterest Skype, sound recordings, Quizdom, BBC School report, Animoto, Socrative, Google Apps (inc Gmail, Google Drive...) e-reg, e-markbook, Flickr, word clouds; Wordle, Facebook, Tumblr, Foursquare, Google+, Google hangouts, QR codes, Apps
  7. 7. Effects • Provide a real audience - from Wikipedia, blogs with comments, YouTube, school radio podcasts, Twitter, school TV etc… • Offer a choice of outputs (written, typed, poster, presentation, video, podcast etc…) the input (thinking, planning, note-taking, drafting, re-drafting, collaboration etc…) remains the same and the most important bit • Real time - news, events and global happenings • Fostering creativity as students become creators of content • Promoting self confidence and self esteem
  8. 8. Profound Shallow Deep John West-Burnham
  9. 9. Gaming •From Bobby: •As I start the mission it makes me feel like I have butterflies in my stomach, as the freezing weather and thick snow breezes across my face. All I can hear is the rustle of the trees hitting themselves. •From Josh: •The sniper rifle is held steadily in front of me, as I tread carefully. The snow is white as a dove and crunches under foot. The sunlight glares into my eyes. •From Miguel: •I hear a chopper come from the sky. The snow starts going mad when it lands on the building. I get on straight away. They get me out of there in the space of five to ten seconds. The enemy troops end up looking like ants. •As I look back there is an explosion on the building where I was standing and I realise how close I was to death.
  10. 10. Targeted social networking
  11. 11. Get a Tech Bar +
  12. 12. Student Leaders
  13. 13. The technology you use will impress no-one. The experience you create with it is everything.

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