The Place of Technology in Primary Curriculum

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  • The Place of Technology in Primary Curriculum

    1. 1. The place of technologies in The place of technologies in Primary Curriculum Primary Curriculum http://www.flickr.com/photos/40645538@N00/236299644
    2. 2. What does it mean to embed learning technologies in the curriculum?
    3. 3. Your thoughts http://www.flickr.com/photos/91903883@N00/2385264019
    4. 4. Curriculum for Excellence in action
    5. 5. What are the main purposes of learning in the sciences? develop a curiosity and understanding of their environment and their place in the living, material and physical world develop skills for learning, life, and work develop skills of scientific inquiry and investigation using practical techniques Express opinions & make decisions on social, moral, ethical, economic, and environmental issues based upon sound understanding develop as scientific and literate citizens with a lifelong interest in the sciences Recognise the role of creativity and inventiveness in the development of the sciences Establish the foundation for more advanced learning, and for some, future careers in the sciences and technologies Education Scotland - Principles and Practice: Sciences http://tinyurl.com/phecrg5
    6. 6. What are the main purposes of learning in the technologies? develop understanding of the role & impact of technologies in changing and influencing society Experience work related learning Gain skills & confidence to embrace and use technologies now and in the future, at home, at work and in the wider community Become informed consumers & producers who have an appreciation for the merits & impacts of products & services Establish firm foundations for lifelong learning ... and specialised study and a diverse range of careers Broaden their understanding of the role that ICT has in Scotland and in the global community Broaden their role understanding of the applications & concepts behind technological thinking … Education Scotland - Principles and Practice: Technologies http://tinyurl.com/nj8ah52
    7. 7. What does it mean for teaching?
    8. 8. Digitally connected? http://www.flickr.com/photos/futurestreet/3334257292/ (CC BY 2.0)
    9. 9. Digitally disconnected?
    10. 10. Digital dissonance
    11. 11. How to overcome the divide?
    12. 12. What skills do we (as teachers) and our pupils need to develop?
    13. 13. A new literacy?
    14. 14. Digital literacies defines those who exhibit a critical understanding and capability for living, learning, and working in the digital society. JISC, 2013
    15. 15. Within Curriculum for Excellence literacy is defined as: the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and in learning, through the different forms of language, and the range of texts, which society values and finds useful. Literacy across learning: principles and practice http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/10/16155220/13
    16. 16. Juliet Hinrichsen & Antony Coombs University of Greenwich https://sites.google.com/site/dlframework/the5resourcesframework
    17. 17. from consumer to co-producer prosumer http://www.flickr.com/photos/danisarda/3939008630/
    18. 18. learner centred http://www.flickr.com/photos/14516894@N08/3983934498
    19. 19. social http://www.flickr.com/photos/vegas/814428452
    20. 20. The role of the teacher? 22
    21. 21. creating contexts for learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/44315708@N00/109795806
    22. 22. Promoting forms of inquiry http://www.flickr.com/photos/72211347@N00/327122302#
    23. 23. Encouraging collaboration http://www.flickr.com/photos/49512158@N00/3434414425
    24. 24. Project based learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/71477195@N00/204879104
    25. 25. setting challenges http://www.flickr.com/photos/21314760@N00/1583345201
    26. 26. Unlocking potential http://www.flickr.com/photos/9805680@N07/3769904793
    27. 27. Digital learning/ teaching is a mind-set! 29
    28. 28. Examples from the (and outside the) classroom 30
    29. 29. Sharing! Documenting! Developing digital literacies http://www.anadominguez.org/
    30. 30. Storytelling with voicethread
    31. 31. 33
    32. 32. 34 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-18454800
    33. 33. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19291258
    34. 34. CfE 4 capacities http://www.flickr.com/photos/40645538@N00/236299644
    35. 35. Effective Contributors Successful Learners Responsible Citizens Confident Individuals
    36. 36. In short...
    37. 37. people… http://www.flickr.com/photos/33533488@N05/3293845578
    38. 38. …talking Jeff Jarvis, 2013 http://www.flickr.com/photos/48608264@N08/4466436563
    39. 39. …connecting! http://www.flickr.com/photos/28541331@N00/5659594528
    40. 40. …sharing! http://www.flickr.com/photos/33128961@N00/14245503 3
    41. 41. …participating! http://www.flickr.com/photos/28980639@N02/7994246773
    42. 42. Working & learning together
    43. 43. Image and quote by Dean Shareski http://www.flickr.com/photos/shareski/2655113202/in/pool-858082@N25 (CC BY-NC 2.0)
    44. 44. And...
    45. 45. ...we need to start with ourselves!
    46. 46. Other topics on the radar: - Digital Citizenship - Learning Design - Networked Learning - Games Based Learning - Mobile Learning - e-Safety - etc.
    47. 47. caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar. Antonio Machado  cristina.costa@strath.ac.uk cristina.costa@strath.ac.uk http://knowmansland.com/ http://knowmansland.com/ @cristinacost @cristinacost

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