Life’s become an “open-book” test. So what does that mean for schools?
Last week I gave the keynote at 5th Annual Ed Tech Summit on the beautiful Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland, Oregon. I offered 5 suggestions for teaching in the digital world.
My talk begins at the 7:45 mark after introductions. (Approximate timestamps)
- The analog classroom (10:30)
- The digital world (13:40)
- We need to teach a new digital literacy (15:35)
- It’s not the screen, it’s the choice and creativity (20:00)
- Learning is social (24:00)
- Ask better questions (33:24)
- Have the courage to be less helpful (47:30)
View my keynote on UStream.
In this 18 minute podcast I share idea for fusing technology into instructional design. You think about the instructional goals that you want to achieve, and then from there, you say, okay, so what kind of tools are out there. The big question is what’s the least amount of technology you could use to get the job done?
Here’s a brief case study in how use social media to showcase your work and create a professional learning network.
We just completed our 10th edcampPDX – a chance to get pumped up for the new school year, network and share new ideas with our colleagues. Here’s our Twitter Storify archive. Check back for updates as attendees have time to reflect and tweet on the awesomeness we shared. We have lots of great resources.