Technology, Mathematics and Tomorrow.What is 21st century learning?David Rockrock@olemiss.edu
Technology is a Scary Word Why is it acceptable to be “BAD” in math? Is it acceptable to be “BAD” in other subjects as well? Perception can really become reality. MATH has become a “BAD” word. Is technology a “BAD” word in education? Why are adults scared of the use of technology in education?
I is for iPad How many of you have an iPad? What do you use your iPad for at home? What do you use your iPad for at school? What would you use your iPad for if you had one?
J is for Just Why do I have to do my homework? Just because I said so Why do you multiply by the reciprocal when dividing fractions? Just because it works Why can’t I use a spell checker to write my paper? Just because.
K is for Kindle Why do we have paper textbooks? Is digital media the future? Is digital media NOW?
L is for L.E.D Light-Emitting Diode Is this new technology?
M is for Mapquest www.mapquest.com Is this new technology?
N is for Netflix www.netflix.com o African-American Documentaries o Biographical Documentaries Watch instantly. o Crime Documentaries o Faith & Spirituality Documentaries o Foreign Documentaries o Historical Documentaries o Indie Documentaries o Military Documentaries o Miscellaneous Documentaries o PBS Documentaries o Political Documentaries o Science and Nature Documentaries o Social & Cultural Documentaries o Sports Documentaries o Travel & Adventure Documentaries
O is for Ole Miss Math Challenge http://mathcontest.olemiss.edu
P is for Pick Pick a card, any card, and concentrate on that card!
Y is for YouTube www.youtube.com Changing our world? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAfLEocGgDs&pl aynext=1&list=PL2BBEFCD6EB5232F8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3maxNHHOvNc& playnext=1&list=PLA945DA9713AC8DED
ZERO Amount of tolerance we should have for not using technology to enhance teaching and learning.
Contact David Rock Dean, School of Education The University of Mississippi e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org