Education & Technology

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Education & Technology

  1. 1. Technology and Education Education Education <ul><li>Dr. Richard Voltz </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Director </li></ul><ul><li>Illinois Association of School Administrators </li></ul>
  2. 2. You can view slide show at http://www.slideshare.net/rvoltz/ http://www.slideshare.net/rvoltz/
  3. 3. Web 1.0
  4. 4. Websites contained &quot;read-only&quot; material
  5. 6. Web 2.0
  6. 7. Personal created websites with interaction such as...
  7. 14. Save in the cloud
  8. 16. Web 3.0
  9. 17. The final disappearance of the boundary between &quot;life online&quot; and &quot;real life.&quot;
  10. 18. Did social media cause the recent Arab uprisings?
  11. 19. Is the web distracting us from living?
  12. 20. Are online friendships as rich as those offline?
  13. 21. A Google vice-president says that credit card companies can predict with 98% accuracy, two years in advance, when a couple is going to divorce, based on spending patterns alone.
  14. 22. Guess what?
  15. 23. Education is changing also...
  16. 24. Engage Students
  17. 25. Dr. Michael Wesch From Knowledgeable to Knowledge Able From Knowledgeable to Knowledge Able
  18. 28.
  19. 29. Textbooks Online
  20. 36. The students never had a chance to tune her out – they were constantly being asked to participate one way or another, whether it was working out problems on the whiteboard (not interactive), watching instructional videos on the iPad, or working in groups
  21. 39. KINEO
  22. 41. Pearson Education Inc. launched what it claims is the nation’s first-ever complete social studies curriculum for the iPad, in partnership with Virginia officials.
  23. 42. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co. has also redesigned a classic textbook to take advantage of the iPad. Since early September, around 400 students in California have been learning algebra via a new iPad-only program.
  24. 43. “ From what I’ve seen, the iPad is going to be a transformational platform for textbooks,’’ said Anthony Jackson, superintendent of the Henry County Public Schools.
  25. 44. Pearson Education has already converted 3,000 of its textbooks to a proprietary e-book format, and has more than a hundred iPhone apps in the Apple Store, which it promotes as free, or inexpensive, supplements to its textbooks.
  26. 45. Has education really changed in last 100 years?
  27. 47. Education vs. Everyday <ul><li>Analog vs. Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Tethered vs. Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Isolated vs. Connected </li></ul><ul><li>Generic vs. Personal </li></ul><ul><li>Consumption vs. Creator </li></ul><ul><li>Closed vs. Open </li></ul>Source: David Wiley, BYU
  28. 48. Is this how your students learn?
  29. 52. Dr. Michael Wesch From Knowledgeable to Knowledge Able From Knowledgeable to Knowledge Able
  30. 54. Education in Illinois needs to change due to state financial condition.
  31. 55. $15B deficit
  32. 56. 2% Income Tax Increase does NOT solve all the problems
  33. 57. Public Reaction
  34. 60. Change is coming!
  35. 63. http://www.khanacademy.org /
  36. 64. How about apps for special education?
  37. 65. Every Special Education Teacher and Student Needs an iPad
  38. 66. Proloque2go
  39. 68. FirstWords
  40. 69. IWriteWords
  41. 70. Stories2Learn
  42. 71. Free Applications
  43. 77. RV’s Top Ten
  44. 78. # 10
  45. 79. Use Twitter to Communicate to Parents, Students, Community
  46. 82. Prezi
  47. 91.
  48. 92.
  49. 94.
  50. 95.
  51. 96.
  52. 101. 5 Reasons to Use Twitter
  53. 102. Make Connections
  54. 105. Information Overload
  55. 107. Use Podcasting
  56. 108. Students
  57. 109. Morning announcements with iPod touch
  58. 113. audioboo.fm
  59. 114.
  60. 115. Use polleverywhere.com with texting to survey
  61. 118. Texting <ul><li>From staff to administrator </li></ul><ul><li>Between staff members </li></ul><ul><li>From office to staff member for messages </li></ul>
  62. 119. Group Texting <ul><li>For emergency response and crisis situations </li></ul><ul><li>To staff for encouragement, information upcoming activities, scheduling updates, teaching tips, meeting announcements </li></ul>
  63. 120. Screencasting
  64. 121. jingproject.com
  65. 122. Use your computer screen and microphone to teach others
  66. 124. Mathtrain-1.TV   Probability with Ben and Jerry
  67. 126. Amazon Kindle
  68. 128. Google
  69. 130. Apps for Students
  70. 131. Star Walk
  71. 133. Kahn Academy
  72. 135. Speak It
  73. 137. momwithapps.com
  74. 139. Goldybear and the Three Locks
  75. 141. 3D Brain
  76. 143. WebReader
  77. 145. Pocket Heart
  78. 147. Disney Toy Story Toy Story
  79. 150. Frog Dissection

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