quick stats (2010) • 107 trillion emails sent in 2010 from 1.88 billion email users • 255 million websites • 1.97 billion Internet users • 152 million blogs • 600 million Facebook users • 5 billion images on Flickr • 2 billion YouTube videos watched daily Stats as of January 12, 2011 via Royal Pingdom, hAp://royal.pingdom.com/2011/01/12/internet-‐2010-‐in-‐numbers/ Remixed with permission from Dr. Alec Couros, University of Regina, hAp://educa5onaltechnology.ca/couros/
As with any learning tool, technology should be used alongside a variety of hAp://ﬂic.kr/p/qJCrZ learning experiences.
Adults should consistently model the use of technology in everyday life for children.
Interac5ve educa5onal games can provide immediate feedback and encouragement to children.
Apps can provide nonlinguis5c representa5on for learning using a combina5on of audio, video and interac5vity.
Technology • Computers • Digital Cameras • iPads & iPods Books Manipula0ves • Curricular tools • Other wriAen & objects that informa5on further explain a about concepts concept Learning is a layered process