Technophobe teachers wasting millions <ul><li>State schools spent £1 billion on cutting-edge information technology last year but 80 per cent of them are failing to make full use of it </li></ul><ul><li>many teachers are intimidated by the equipment and struggle to cope, and that children have a better understanding of how it works. </li></ul><ul><li>We cannot always expect our schools and colleges to be at the cutting edge, but our learners shouldn’t be asked to step back in time </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher training in IT has to meet only vague criteria </li></ul>Times Online 07/01/08
How digital are you? <ul><li>Do you have your own virtual space on the web? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you communicated with someone using a webcam in the last month? </li></ul><ul><li>Did you spend more “free time” last night on the web than watching TV? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have a track on your mp3 player in a foreign language? </li></ul>
Zoo Feeding Costs, KS3 ICT £100 Under spend £1000 Allowed £900 Total/cost £5 5 £ 1 Eagle £20 4 £ 5 Alligator £60 3 £ 20 Sea lion £60 12 £ 5 Penguin £40 8 £ 5 Snake £180 9 £ 20 Elephant £45 9 £ 5 Zebra £240 8 £ 30 Tiger £250 10 £ 25 Lion Total cost per week for animals Number of animals Cost per week to feed each animal Animal
Average UK Family Water Use 57 Amount left 500 Allowed 443 Total 46 4 11.5 Human Consuption 40 4 10 Washing up 92 4 23 Washing Clothes 40 4 10 Brushing teeth (tap on) 40 4 10 Loo (3 flushes) 105 3 35 Shower 80 1 80 Bath Total litres per day Number of people Litres used per person Water uses
Average Malawian Water Use Amount left 20 Allowed Total Human Consumption Washing up Washing Clothes Brushing teeth (tap on) Loo (3 flushes) Washing self Total litres per day Water uses
WWW orld ide eb Do students use the W eb to find out about the W ider W orld?
SoAP ense f udience urpose When do students do tasks with a real purpose for a real audience?
<ul><li>Hover your mouse over the tree. </li></ul><ul><li>When you see a pointing finger, click to learn about when I feel like that person. </li></ul>` My Emotions Tree
Qu'est-ce que tu fais le weekend? <ul><li>Eymeric: Bonjour. le samedi je vais à l‘école de 8,30 h à 11,30h et l' aprés midi je joue avec mes amis et mon frère. Le dimanche je joue toute la journée. </li></ul><ul><li>Ludivine : Le samedi aprés-midi je fais de l'athlétisme et le dimanche je m'ennuie. </li></ul><ul><li>Marie: Je marche à la montagne avec mon amoureux !!! </li></ul>