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2011 pinehill-staff-meeting


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My first staff meeting with the PInehill and their last of the year.

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2011 pinehill-staff-meeting

  1. 1. Pinehill School – Staff Meeting December 2011
  2. 2. Is E-Learning an educational fad?
  3. 3. We are already a very connected society 3 500 000 or 83.1% of New Zealanders are internet users 915 000 of these users are using broadband NZ Facebook 1 675 540 users or 49.87% of NZ online population
  4. 4. Societal paradigm shift? Key findings from the WIPNZ 2008 survey <ul><li>% of New Zealand Internet users browsing habits </li></ul><ul><li>83% access information about products online </li></ul><ul><li>60% purchase products online </li></ul><ul><li>62% book travel online </li></ul><ul><li>71% rate Internet higher as an information source than traditional media </li></ul>
  5. 5. Q1 2011 38% increase in profits 900 000 e-books available to purchase Circulation 1997: 3 887 097 Circulation 2011: 3 001 182 Finance,Retail, News, Travel, Books, Music, Industry, Government Education..? Dylan: “The times they are a changin” 1964
  6. 6. Learning
  7. 7. E-learning
  8. 8. I need more time to learn new tools…
  9. 9. Disjointed e-teaching
  10. 10. C21 e-teaching but is it e-learning? Convergence and interoperability
  11. 11. C19 learning with C21 tools
  12. 12. Building a 5 th wall in your classroom
  13. 13. Web: – Twitter: @dakinane – Skype: dakinane Notify me/RSS - a window into my child’s class Student Parent Classroom
  14. 14. Strands of e-learning Enrichment Publishing Collaboration/Problem Solving Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Web 3.0 Passive Active Immersive
  15. 15. Are you a Z or F reader?
  16. 16. Marc Prensky: Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants 2001 Students power down when they come to school
  17. 17. You Tube and the visual learner 35 hours of new content added every 2 minutes.... 2 nd most used search engine after Google 2 billion videos viewed every day 000 000 000
  18. 18. Many educators prefer slow and controlled release of information from limited sources. Us Them Digital learners prefer receiving information quickly from multiple multimedia sources. Digital learners prefer parallel processing and multitasking. Taken from: “Understanding the Digital Generation” – Lee Crockett Digital learners prefer processing pictures, sounds, color, and video before text. Many educators prefer to provide text before pictures, sounds, and video. Digital learners prefer to network simultaneously with many others. Many educators prefer students to work independently before they network and interact.
  19. 19. Sir Ken Robinson – Changing Education Paradigms
  20. 20. Tyranny of the pencil 3+1=3 Short term memory – 3 low level cognitive functions Long term memory – schema complex cognitive constructs Flipped Classroom and REM
  21. 21. Disengaging statistics 20% of students leave education by age 16 12.5% truancy rate – secondary every day 4000 students excluded each year 4500 leave primary but never get to secondary 52% of students do not complete the post secondary qualification they start “ Disengagement is a direct consequence of the way the education system has developed.” – Dr Stuart Middleton Learning at School 2010
  22. 23. <ul><li>If only I had more (insert time-expertise-resources etc ), I could do more </li></ul><ul><li>E-learning will only work when each child has a computer </li></ul>The Hole in the Wall Project “ I think that we have stumbled across a self-organising system with learning as an emergent behaviour.” Web: – Twitter: @dakinane – Skype: dakinane Building a 5 th wall in your classroom
  23. 24. Tackling re-engagement
  24. 25. Class experts – Distributed Expertise Students move from dependence to independence
  25. 26. Building a 5 th wall in your classroom
  26. 27. Building a 5 th wall in your classroom
  27. 28. Building a 5 th wall in your classroom
  28. 30. “ If a child has interest, then education happens.” Arthur C. Clarke New ERA – Engaging learning, Relevant learning Authentic learning Create SOLE in your class Less is more – Computers Time poor – student rich Pedagogy of the Pencil! – student voice Life long learners
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