Podcast, Dan Pink talks about how creativity can save your job
Dan Pink talks about "A Whole New Mind" ~ video
PowerPoint addressing statistics and facts about brain research, neuroplasticity and Marc Prensky's work.
CIPA regulations when considering internet use in the classroom
Honor Moorman's Global leadership/media literacy class
The case for cell phones in school. Students texted parents for answers to questions... see what happens.
Why technology and robots can't replace teachers cartoon. Does well to drive the point home that there will always be elements of education that need the human element, despite our advances in technology.
"I have access to an incredible wealth of credible resources, and I am given as much time as I need to synthesize information and determine how to best leverage it. I have opportunities to collaborate and learn with, and from, experts all over the world. I have the chance to participate in challenge based learning projects where I work to find solutions to a variety of real world problems, and I do it with individuals in locations that I have never been to."
"You may be wondering where this amazing classroom is, and my response is unique given the time of day: at home, the gym, my car, the gas station, a school, a picnic table, a friend’s house, my back deck, a restaurant… and that is just a few of today’s locations. "
Solid conversation about the rigor of online learning.
"While some students thrive in this environment, some students don’t realize how much they’re going to miss the socialization.” and “You’re not going to learn more easily or teach more easily; it’s just different.”
Great infographic/wheel of 21st C learning and associated skills.
Must read about considerations for the future directions of our schools and developing the 21st Century learner.
"Frequent Internet users are not more socially disengaged than their counterparts who rely on personal interaction"
RT @BostonHistory: 7 Solutions for Educators Who Want 21st Century Students to Tune In. http://ow.ly/50qtg #edchat
Organizes APPs for iOS devices by levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Very cool!
Fantastic videos with up-to-date statistics on social media. Great to use with students or faculty who may be reluctant to technology and social media.
Sent via Julie. Flat Classroom and Digiteen featured here, as well as other global, collaborative projects.
New Web 2.0 based AUP from CoSN
Interesting infographics and behaviorgraphics about social networks and social media in general.