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They’Re Coming


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Part two of our professional discussion
Thanks to David Truss for some of the ideas

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They’Re Coming

  1. 1. They’re coming...<br />No, they’re here!<br />
  2. 2. Mobile phone of the future!<br />
  3. 3. What are we talking about?<br />Games consoles<br />tablet PCs<br />mp3 players<br />laptops<br />smartpens<br />smartphones<br />PDAs<br />data loggers<br />gps devices<br />digital sound recorders<br />digital cameras<br />
  4. 4. What are the problems?<br />Write down the top 3 problems as you see them with the use of personal devices in the classroom<br />Compare your list with the others in your table group<br />
  5. 5. Can those problems be overcome,or are they insurmountable?<br />
  6. 6. ‘Pairadimes’ is the blog of Canadian educator David Truss &lt;;<br />This video features Sonya Woloshen, who at the time of this interview had just finished her first year of teaching...<br /><br />
  7. 7. What are others doing?<br />Take a few minutes to look at the various policy and agreement documents in the folder.<br />Should we continue with our present position of banning the use of personal devices?<br />What type of policy will suit our College, and our students best?<br />
  8. 8. Where do you stand?<br />
  9. 9. Sumsing Phone video –<br />Learning in an Online World- Learning Spaces Framework, Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs<br />Sonya Woloshen video – from ‘Pairadimes for your thoughts’, the blog of David Truss http://pairadimes.davidtruss.comused with permission<br />
  10. 10. Further reading and viewing...<br />What happens when you give a class of 8 year olds an iPod Touch each?<br /><br />Do so much with an iPod Touch<br /><br />The ICT chase<br /><br />