My Education Credentials Master of Arts in Teaching (Yale) Taught High School Math (5 yrs) Ran a Street Academy Taught Elementary School French Taught College Music Still Tutor Math Have interviewed close to 1000 kids
What do you want/like? Group Work Projects Case Studies Activities Discussing Interacting Being asked about what we think The interactive part Teachers coming down to our level Teachers interacting and using our language The more the teacher gets the class involved in the discussion, the better it is. To be actually thinking about stuff
After School (21 st century learning) Future Learning Stuff they Know they Need PULLED BY THEM = Exciting Todays Education is Bifurcating Quickly School (Credentials) Legacy Stuff Stuff that is Irrelevant PUSHED ON THEM = Boring
Let Students do what they do well Use the technology Find content Create To teach todays students successfully, we must SHARE THE WORK Let Teachers do what they do well Evaluate the work Provide context Find quality
Sped-up video Picture Search IM/texting Blogs Wikis Wikipedia Podcasting Phone polling My Space Handhelds P2P Complex Games Web 2.0 Web 3.0 Augmented Reality Phone cameras Phone videos GPS You Tube Games & Simulations Yes, we need to be using the latest tools
Summary: Todays kids love Doing Sharing their ideas and opinions Being involved with the world Being asked Having choices Creating Things that are important to them Having Goals they want to reach Making important decisions Thinking about the future Using technology themselves
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