Tuesday Teacher Toolbox AIG Makeover Technology

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Tuesday Teacher Toolbox AIG Makeover Technology

  1. 1. Dr. Liz Fogarty & Dr. Brian Housand <br />East Carolina University<br />Tuesday, March 1, 2011<br />
  2. 2. http://ecugifted.com<br />
  3. 3. http://brianhousand.com<br />
  4. 4. What does a traditional classroom look like?<br />
  5. 5. What does a GIFTED classroom look like?<br />
  6. 6. What does aclassroom of<br />THE FUTURE <br /> look like?<br />
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  11. 11. How is <br />GIFTED EDUCATION <br />different?<br />
  12. 12. http://www.21stcenturyskills.org<br />
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  14. 14. Why Do We Ask Kids To UNPLUG At School?<br />
  15. 15. Every generation of teenagers embraces the freedoms and possibilities wrought by technology in ways that shock the elders. <br />
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  17. 17. C<br />ontentResources<br />
  18. 18. 299,000,000 Searches Per Day<br />
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  21. 21. http://www.ted.com<br />
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  23. 23. If your students can <br />the answer, then you may be asking the wrong question.<br />
  24. 24. Knowledge alone is NOT enough.<br />
  25. 25. C<br />reative Outlets<br />
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  27. 27. Rather than running the risk of having our students become "walking encyclopedias," we need to teach them how to think creatively. <br />(Sternberg, 2006)<br />
  28. 28. Sir Ken Robinson<br /> We are educating people out of their creativity. <br /> Creativity is as important in education as literacy. <br />
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  30. 30. PianosNOTStereos<br />
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  32. 32. C<br />ritical Thinking<br />
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  34. 34. “Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside of him.”<br /> -- Ernest Hemingway<br />
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  36. 36. New Literacies<br />IDENTIFY Important Questions<br />LOCATE Information<br />CRITICALLY EVALUATE<br />SYNTHESIZE Information<br />COMMUNICATE Answers<br />
  37. 37. C<br />ollaboration<br />
  38. 38. www.p21.org<br />Collaborate with Others<br />Demonstrate ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams<br />Exercise flexibility and willingness to be helpful in making necessary compromises to accomplish a common goal<br />Assume shared responsibility for collaborative work, and value the individual contributions made by each team member<br />
  39. 39. Communication <br />and Collaboration<br />Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.<br />
  40. 40. Communication <br />and Collaboration<br />Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.<br />Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.<br />Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.<br />Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.<br />
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  42. 42. C<br />itizenship<br />
  43. 43. http://tinyurl.com/pbsnative<br />
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  45. 45. Responsible<br />Producers<br />Critical Consumers<br />
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  48. 48. The whole process of education should thus be conceived as the process of learning to think through the solution of real problems.<br />-- John Dewey, 1938<br />
  49. 49. Interest and Rigor Lead To Creative Productivity<br />“We need students to get more deeply interested in things, more involved in them, more engaged in wanting to know, to have projects that they can get excited about and work on over long periods of time, to be stimulated to find things out on their own.”<br />
  50. 50. Answering Real World Problemswith Real World Solutions usingReal World Technology<br />
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  52. 52. One thing is clear. We don’t <br />have the option of turning away <br />from the future. <br />No one gets to <br />vote on whether technology is <br />going to change our lives. <br /> Bill Gates <br />The Road Ahead<br />
  53. 53. tyvmB-)http://brianhousand.com<br />

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