Un tethered learning

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Un tethered learning

  1. 1. Un-tethered Learning<br />By Kim, Peter, & Renee<br />
  2. 2. Definition:<br />Taking school outside the classroom<br />Unlimited by resource constraints, funding, geography and teacher knowledge<br />
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  4. 4. Already using mobile devices, why not for school?<br />They have access to the internet on their phones, not necessarily on computers<br />Meeting the needs of the students to increase their 21st Century skills<br />Helping to develop the teacher’s ability to integrate technology<br />
  5. 5. Administration, Principals, and Parents believe this can work<br />Teachers believe with the correct training this will be a better way to have students understand the material<br />Differentiating Instruction PD’s<br />
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  7. 7. Potential Benefits<br />Increased Student Engagement<br />Prepares Students for world of work<br />Extends school day learning<br />Provides access to online textbooks<br />
  8. 8. Potential Benefits Part 2<br />Improves communication<br />Students can review class materials<br />Personalizes instruction<br />Helps Struggling Students<br />
  9. 9. How will we meet students’ demand for online learning?<br />Setting parameters for individual use of technology<br />Setting up virtual classroom to help monitor student progress & safety<br />Communication as to when the courses are offered<br />Training course for parents/students for internet safety with contract<br />
  10. 10. Shifts in the Norm<br />Parents are relying more on mobile technologies<br />62% of parents are willing to buy phones/devices that can be used in the classroom for educational purposes<br />

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