Letters Typewriters Pre STD telephones Carbon paper Telex Terrestrial TV Banda machines Slide rules The VHS/Betamax decision Ektachrome 64 Super8mm We digital immigrants come from predictable times… … and now live in a world that is frenetic and ever changing. http://dakinane.com
SMS E-mail The Internet Chat Rooms VoIP MMS Games Consoles Blogs Online gaming Global multi-channel TV Broadband connectivity Cell phones Wikis GPS Web-cams I-Pods Digital cameras Video cameras DVDs Web2.0 Skype Bebo/Facebook/Myspace Second Life It is the world of our so called ‘digital immigrants’ A world awash with information at our fingertips http://dakinane.com
http://dakinane.com The Second Education Paradigm From: 2 nd Education Paradigm: The Next Renaissance and the paradigm which will drive it. Mark Treadwell 2008
http://dakinane.com Eductation as an industrial process… A sieve… to create a traditional hierarchy Does that model best reflect the needs of New Zealand today?
http://dakinane.com Did You Know? Shift happens.
The democracy of information? http://dakinane.com <ul><li>The traditional bastions of information/truth </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries/books </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Radio </li></ul><ul><li>TV </li></ul>“ History is written by the victors.” Winston Churchill “ Whose truth do you want?” Greek saying/philosophy
“ The people to be worried about are those in a digital age but who are not learning these sophisticated information gathering and information-processing skills, or creating things of their own based on what they learn and sharing it with others.” Palfrey, J. and Gasser, U., p. 241 (New York, 2008) who are growing up Digital divides http://dakinane.com
http://dakinane.com The Ministry have been working on this e-learning thing for a while Ministry of Education, 2006 “ Teachers can transform their teaching role through the deliberate and considered use of ICT.” p. 10 “ E-learning can contribute directly to the development of all these competencies and increasingly these competencies are applied in ICT rich contexts for all students.” p. 8 “ It will require a culture of continuous enquiry, innovation and improvement, risk taking and entrepreneurship.” Steve Maharey, Minister of Education. p. 3
http://dakinane.com “… (ICT) has a major impact on the world in which young people live.” p. 36 “ Schools should explore not only how ICT can supplement traditional ways of teaching but also how it can open up new and different ways of learning.” p. 36 Key Competencies: Thinking Using language, symbols and texts Managing self Relating to others Participating and contributing
And the official word from the current Minister of Education is… “ Hiding from, or ignoring e-learning is not an option.” “ It is time for schools to be seen as ICT leaders and to encourage innovation and development.” Anne Tolley’s speech to delegates at Ulearn09 7 October 2009
http://dakinane.com ICT The problem with the way it has always been… Social studies Te Reo Health Phys Ed Art Tech Literacy Numeracy Science
http://dakinane.com The true status of e-learning Social studies Te Reo Health Phys Ed Art Tech Literacy Numeracy Science ICT/e-learning
So what could e-learning look like in your class? 90 tools in 90 minutes…. Wikispace Blog Video sharing Photo sharing Micro blogging Aggregating information And then there is: Vocaroo Wall wisher Glogster Voicethread Wordle Sketch up Tutpup OpenSim Google Earth/Maps/Streets/Wave Etc… MOE DLOs, Te Ara, Digistore and EPIC http://dakinane.com
http://dakinane.com Innovation, risk taking, entrepreneurship The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lao Tzu Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking. Tim McMahon