Transforming Learning by Connecting

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Transforming Learning by Connecting

  1. 1. Transforming Learning by Connecting ...A Conversation Stephen Ransom, presenter Nazareth College of Rochester @ransomtech Session Hashtag: #nyscateconnect
  2. 2. Knowledgeable or Knowledge-able
  3. 3. How do children learn? http://www.flickr.com/photos/familymwr/4929686071/
  4. 4. How do children learn? http://www.flickr.com/photos/familymwr/4929686071/ KindergartenLifelong
  5. 5. “We actually like to think.We are naturally curious, and we look for opportunities to engage in certain types of thought. But because thinking is so hard, the conditions have to be right for this curiosity to thrive, or we will quit thinking rather readily.” Dan Willingham http://www.flickr.com/photos/ika_rekhviashvili/4525369331/
  6. 6. “We actually like to think.We are naturally curious, and we look for opportunities to engage in certain types of thought. But because thinking is so hard, the conditions have to be right for this curiosity to thrive, or we will quit thinking rather readily.” Dan Willingham http://www.flickr.com/photos/ika_rekhviashvili/4525369331/
  7. 7. Active http://www.flickr.com/photos/44759627@N00/279913127/
  8. 8. Experience http://www.flickr.com/photos/familymwr/4919452005/
  9. 9. Meaningfully Engaged http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/5162244810/
  10. 10. Meaningfully Engaged http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/5162244810/
  11. 11. Differentiation
  12. 12. Differentiation Personalized
  13. 13. Success http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/3335776150/ Pleasure is in the solving of the problem. Gaining attention is not enough.
  14. 14. Meaningful Tasks http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/4492877553/
  15. 15. Meaningful Tasks http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/4492877553/
  16. 16. Socially Mediated http://www.flickr.com/photos/dkuropatwa/4545556791
  17. 17. Socially Mediated http://www.flickr.com/photos/dkuropatwa/4545556791
  18. 18. Socially Mediated http://www.flickr.com/photos/f-ilia/3871965594/
  19. 19. Socially Mediated http://www.flickr.com/photos/f-ilia/3871965594/ Physical Virtual
  20. 20. Socially Mediated http://www.flickr.com/photos/f-ilia/3871965594/ ‣Face-2-Face ‣Synchronous ‣Asynchronous Physical Virtual
  21. 21. Socially Mediated http://www.flickr.com/photos/f-ilia/3871965594/ ‣Face-2-Face ‣Synchronous ‣Asynchronous ‣Face-2-Face ‣Synchronous ‣Asynchronous Physical Virtual
  22. 22. Authentic Audience http://www.flickr.com/photos/ebolasmallpox/1457286920/
  23. 23. Authentic Audience http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/440672445/
  24. 24. Authentic Audience http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/440672445/ Blogs Wikis Video Conferencing Podcasting Document Sharing Photo Sharing Video Sharing
  25. 25. Formative Evaluation
  26. 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/torres21/131488358/ Formative Evaluation
  27. 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/torres21/131488358/ Formative Evaluation ‣Blogs ‣Wikis ‣Multimedia Authoring ‣Podcasting ‣Document Sharing ‣Presentation Authoring ‣Semantic Mapping ‣Collaborative writing
  28. 28. Background Knowledge
  29. 29. Background Knowledge Show ‘n Tell
  30. 30. Background Knowledge
  31. 31. Background Knowledge •Watch •Listen •Read •Discuss •Explore •Play •Ask
  32. 32. Metacognitive http://www.flickr.com/photos/62337512@N00/2615993927/
  33. 33. Metacognitive
  34. 34. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3340274448/ Purpose Practice is important, but...
  35. 35. The joy is found in playing the game. http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/4594671897/
  36. 36. The joy is found in playing the game. http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/4594671897/
  37. 37. Multi-media http://www.flickr.com/photos/whiteafrican/3100118418/
  38. 38. Relevant Tools http://www.flickr.com/photos/10370393@N04/4964219960/ ‣extend mental abilities... “mind tools” ‣transform the mind ‣learned through social interaction ‣build independence
  39. 39. "For in certain respects, how the mind works is itself dependent on the tools at its disposal..." -Jerome Bruner http://www.flickr.com/photos/whiteafrican/2870711774/
  40. 40. Is That All ‘Ya Got? http://www.flickr.com/photos/jasoneppink/386302224/
  41. 41. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pollyalida/5133242349
  42. 42. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeanninestamand/5123201564
  43. 43. We. Have.Toolz.
  44. 44. http://www.flickr.com/photos/grade6kms/5103565535
  45. 45. Today’s students ARE NOT the Dumbest Generation. They can be inspired by technology to ponder, imagine, reflect, analyze, memorize, recite and create - but only after we build a bridge between what they know about new tools and what we know about good teaching. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/176785431 http://www.flickr.com/photos/plugusin/5047685309/
  46. 46. If it’s possible in Kindergarten, it’s possible anywhere.
  47. 47. “What happens to traditional concepts of classrooms and teaching when we can now learn anything, anywhere, anytime?” ~ Will Richardson http://www.flickr.com/photos/spree2010/4930764896/
  48. 48. Knowledgeable or Knowledge-able
  49. 49. Knowledgeable or Knowledge-able
  50. 50. NewTools.... New Opportunities.... (y) Meaningful Learning.... + Exciting
  51. 51. We. Have.Toolz.
  52. 52. We. Have.Toolz. Draw Discuss Share Think Present Collaborate Represent Organize Construct Reflect Investigate Manipulate Observe See Listen Read Compute
  53. 53. We. Have.Toolz. Draw Discuss Share Think Present Collaborate Represent Organize Construct Reflect Investigate Manipulate Observe See Listen Read Compute
  54. 54. NewTools.... y Meaningful Learning.... +
  55. 55. NewTools.... y Meaningful Learning.... + Solve for y.

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