Thank you so much for coming to my presentations this week. I hope you learned something and have some good ideas for ways you can use technology to better engage your students.
Things You Should Know about iPads But Might Not! For Example, split keyboard, jumping home, four finger swipes, & making an a page into an app.
Who are you? Let’s get some Face Time!
Introduction to the handbook and outsourced memory…
We will have midmorning – lunch – and afternoon breaks but…
Remember this is a two part experience…
Douglas Adams – Rules for Innovation After 35!
Cold Calling, No Opt -Out & I don’t Know…YET!
Mark Prensky’s Digital Immigrants – All now naturalized citizens.
Putting Junior Mentors to work
Challenging them to build
In The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell describes three characters and you should do your best to identify at least two of them (Mavens and Connectors) and add them to your PLN. Here are some FEED ideas:
Idea Feeds, Read Write Think, Sophia, Idea channel, TED, Vsauce, smarter every day, edudemic, mashable, techcrunch, readwriteweb, wired, twitter, lifehacker, 21st century learning, iTunes U, edutopia, classroom 2.0, iLearn Technology, EdTechTalk, infinite Thinking Machine, Dangerously Irrelevant, Circlesofinnovation.org, etc.
Feeding Trivia – How many apps in the app store? How many songs in iTunes?
Who is in your plan? How do you feed? Please share on my personal backchannel.
How many of you are Nomophobic?
How many of you are currently using Google Drive, Dropbox, Twitter, Evernote, Facebook, Pinterest? Then you are Common Placing!
Digital Literacy – Pacific tree octopus
http://www.wordtamer.co.uk/ The amazing tamer guided writing in the form of a game. You can do this in class and make a class story and then talk about the elements of stories
Go ahead, Google Infographic on Infographics!
Free Fun with Pixlr
Dragontape – Jenny’s Number
PE & Exercise Massive Multiplayer Fun
Kooshing the Envelope and Brick & Mortar Innovation
Google Drive, iCloud, One Drive
http://www.pimpampum.net/bookr/ take flickr images and put text next to them and add narration to the book.
http://Tripline.net – Have students take a virtual trip and tell you about their part of the world. We are going on a trip activity and I am bringing an apple… Read the bio of a famous person and point out key points in their lives. Have students plan a trip, talk about history or use flickr/creative commons pictures
Augmented Reality –Tagging Reality!
TED in the Classroom
Final Thoughts “If we teach today as we taught yesterday we rob our children of tomorrow” John Dewey
- Something you will start doing today – Text/email that to someone
- Something you plan to learn to use this year
- Something you are going to share with a friend back a school
More Apps to check out