Presentation on theme: "Education at Hand, teaching and learning with iPod touches to enhance global connections Susan Wells and Lynne Goodhand October 2010 World View 2010 Global."— Presentation transcript:
Education at Hand, teaching and learning with iPod touches to enhance global connections Susan Wells and Lynne Goodhand October 2010 World View 2010 Global Education Symposium
Getting to here...
Beginning with planning
We started this project to address the issues of equity and diversity at Culbreth... it has become as US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, describes...
In an interconnected, competitive global economy, the only way to secure our common future is through education. It is the one true path out of povertythe great equalizer that overcomes differences in background, culture and privilege. In the 21st century, a quality education system is the centerpiece of a country's economic development, and it can be the one thing that unites us as a world.
and then more planning
...Teachers exploring, learning together...
Professional development continuous and collaborative
Year one, AVID students reaching out
With some direction for teaching and learning
Students quickly became the leaders
Year two, expansion to teams and more outreach
Peer teams, student/teacher teams
Year two and half...more planning and controlled chaos
Keeping students secure-- Internet Filtering for iPod Touch Keeping students secure-- Internet Filtering for iPod Touch
Today, iPods for everyone
Individualized, immediate, formative assesment
Equitable access for all
Rwandan Ambassador, James Kimonyo, visits to learn about iPod touches
Brazilian educators see iPod touch program in action
Across all disciplines - in Chorus using app, iNote Trainer
Information no longer belongs to just a handful of kids, or just to me. - Culbreth teacher Its changing everything.
apps We found in a sea of confusion, there is hope - educationally engaging apps We tied them to: North Carolina and national standards critical thinking levels, Blooms blended, free and paid decisions made by grade level/content areas teacher teams decide, students recommend