iPods And Cell Phones

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Presented to College staff to inform discussion around the use of technologies by students

iPods And Cell Phones

  1. 1. www.apple.com<br />iPods and Cell Phonesdiscussion starter<br />
  2. 2. iPods and Cell Phones<br />Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) data tell us:<br />Ownership of phones:<br /><ul><li>8 to 11 year olds:</li></ul>18%<br /><ul><li>12 to 14 year olds:</li></ul>75%<br /><ul><li>15+:</li></ul>98% and growing<br />
  3. 3. iPods and Cell Phones<br />Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) data tell us:<br />Kids’ phones are generally better than teachers’ phones<br />
  4. 4. iPods and Cell Phones<br />The quality of technology at home is superior to what schools are able to offer their students<br />Better broadband<br />No filtering<br />Better phones<br />Better PCs<br />
  5. 5. iPods and Cell Phones<br />Embrace, regulate or ban?<br />Brisbane Courier-Mail, Friday 4th September, 2009<br />
  6. 6. iPods and Cell Phones<br />Embrace, regulate or ban?<br />Brisbane Courier-Mail, Friday 4th September, 2009<br />
  7. 7. iPods and Cell Phones<br />Possible student use:<br />record a class task in photo or video form<br />Ask questions via twitter<br />Instant web access to search for an image/document/advice<br />Bring a sample of music for presentation<br />Using podcasts<br />Listening to and sharing<br />Recording and distributing<br />
  8. 8. iPods and Cell Phones<br />The tool isn’t the problem. If it was we’d ban<br />Pencils<br />paper<br />speaking<br /> reading at lunchtime<br />
  9. 9. iPods and Cell Phones<br />If we can’t find a way to manage the technology students are using now, how will we cope with the near future?<br />TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) www.ted.com<br />Pattie Maes demos the Sixth Sense http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/pattie_maes_demos_the_sixth_sense.html<br />
  10. 10. iPods and Cell Phones<br />“If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less.”<br />-General Eric Shinseki, former chief of staff of the US army<br />

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