ULearn09 Presentation - Making Maths Meaningful

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ULearn09 Presentation - Making Maths Meaningful

  1. 1. Christchurch New Zealand October 2009 Integrating new technologies to empower learning and transform leadership
  2. 2. Making Maths Meaningful Integrating new technologies to empower learning and transform leadership
  3. 3. The kids “love it” But…
  4. 4. Take a moment to reflect on these statements… Bee Time by azrainman from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/azrainman/990800063/ used under CC License Attribution Generic 2.0
  5. 5. "You need to set clear instructional goals and monitor how students are progressing. It is sometimes easy to assume that learning is occurring.” Maureen Carroll (2004) - Cartwheels on the Keyboards p94 He’s Too Tiny To Measure Up by memotions from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/memotions/259656126/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic
  6. 6. "... providing opportunities for children to interact is not in itself a guarantee that they will learn what you want them to learn.  You have to take an active role in managing the learning environment to ensure the success of the experiences you have planned." Toni Downes & Cherryl Fatouros (1995) - Learning in an Electronic World p27 Creative Independence by nattu from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/nattu/895220635/ Used under CC License - Attribution 2.0 Generic
  7. 7. "Showering fancy equipment and toys on classrooms without smart planning is unlikely to produce gains in student performance." Jamie McKenzie (2002) - Just in Time Technology - Doing Better With Fewer p21 Junk by Southernpixel from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/southernpixel/255997687/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic
  8. 8. Know Where You’re Going Rockfish by ppdigital From Flickr Licensed under creative commons - Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic
  9. 9. Confused? Clarity by jonwiley s From Flickr Licensed under creative commons - Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic
  10. 10. Sometimes it all gets a bit over-whelming! What Grad School Feels Like by kimncris From Flickr Licensed under creative commons - Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Generic
  11. 11. Does it meet the “Monday Morning” test? Longleat Maze by odolphie from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/odolphie/2849889847/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic
  12. 12. Easy Starters
  13. 13. Keep a digital record of practical work
  14. 20. Not just the perfect stuff… … collect the mistakes, misconceptions & less than perfect examples
  15. 22. Portfolios & Work sample folders
  16. 23. Classroom Displays
  17. 24. Use in VoiceThread, Photostory, etc - add their voices, explore their thinking
  18. 26. Slightly Trickier
  19. 27. Tell a story in 5 Frames
  20. 28. Fabulous Flickr
  21. 29. Connected Communication by Glutnix from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/glutnix/2080495164/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic Creative Commons
  22. 30. Doyle spiral + Mobius transform by fdecomite from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdecomite/2388469422/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic Create your own
  23. 31. Slide-together : now with cards by fdecomite from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdecomite/3611388781/sizes/l/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic Problem Solving Starters
  24. 32. Happy Pi Day (to the 69th digit)! By mykl roventine from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/myklroventine/3355106480/ Used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic Chambered Nautilus Shell - detail by jitze from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/jitze1942/3114723951/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic Discussion Starters
  25. 33. Free Child Playing Hopscotch 10 Creative Commons by Pink Sherbert Photography from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/235950645/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic Slices by fdecomite from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdecomite/3375595540/ used under CC License Attribution 2.0 Generic Maths in their environment
  26. 34. Mind Mapping
  27. 36. Games to Reinforce Concepts
  28. 37. Websites/Games
  29. 38. Sumo Paint
  30. 46. YouTube & Podcasts
  31. 47. Organising Access
  32. 51. A Bit More of a Challenge
  33. 52. Google Forms
  34. 58. VoiceThread
  35. 60. Building & Design Programmes
  36. 61. Google Sketch Up
  37. 64. Lego Digital Designer
  38. 67. Glogster
  39. 68. Xtranormal Movies
  40. 69. Sandpit Time Week33 pic d Secret#14 by f Jo and Paul's Pics . From Flickr Licensed under creative commons - Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Generic
  41. 70. Now it’s your turn http://authenticict.wikispaces.com/Making+Maths+Meaningful

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