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Curiosities

Page history last edited by Teresa Almeida d'Eca 10 years, 4 months ago

 

Curiosities

 

This is a page about curious, interesting, exciting, fascinating... things present and future. Videos aren't embedded on purpose, to avoid a very long page. And they are inserted as I come across them.

 

 

ARTICLES 

The High Cost of Low Teacher Salaries - Dave Eggers and Nínive Clements Calegari (The NYTimes online, 30Apr2011) 

 

 

BLOGS

Wirearchy - Jon Husband

 

 

EDUCATION

The Past, Present and Future of Education (some interest in this infographic published in Edudemic.com, though restrictive)

Article

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS INFO

How Many Internet Users Are In Your Time Zone?

 

 

M-LEARNING

Mobile Devices for English Language Learners (Two schools transform their ELL programs by giving students around-the-clock access to some of the latest mobile devices) - Jennifer Demski (2 May 2011)

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

Twitter

Twitter in Education: How and Why (an intro to the basics) - David Hopkins

Twitter Handbook for Teachers - Sue Waters (saw it in Nelba's blog, English Virtual Community, May10)

A Conversation about Twitter (saw it in Nelba's blog, EVC, May10)

 

 

QUOTES

"If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow." (John Dewey)

 

 

TEACHERS

7 Tips From Effective Teachers Who Use Technology

12 Things Kids Want from Their Teachers

Students Share Characteristics Of Their Favorite Teachers

 

 

VIDEOS 

I am a Teacher (John Wayne "Jack Schlatter" at MakeADifference.com): beautiful and empowering

 

Web 2.0

Language Learning and Web 2.0 - Graham Stanley (TeacherTube)

Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers - Nik Peachey

Web 2.0 for EFL/ESL teachers ("This is a recording of a presentation I prepared for teacher trainers in Morocco. It was an attempt to explain what Web2.0 was all about and give them some insight into how it was changing they way we use the web for education and EFL / ESL teaching") - Nik Peachey (saw it in Nelba's blog, English Virtual Community, May10)

 

Web 3.0

Did you know 3.0? Globalization & the Information Age (a video with very interesting data) (suggested by Ozge, BaW09) 

Did you know? Shift happens (a slightly different version of above; suggested by VanceS, Apr09)

Did you know 2.0? (a third version; YouTube)

Web 3.0: A story about the Semantic Web (suggested by Moira Hunter, May10)

Did you know 4.0 (YouTube)

 

Teaching and learning in the 21st century

A Vision of Students Today (YouTube: "a short video summarizing some of the most important characteristics of students today - how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals ...")

A Vision of K-12 Students Today (YouTube: "This project was created to inspire teachers to use technology in engaging ways to help students develop higher level thinking skills")

A Vision of 21st Century Teachers (YouTube: "Eighteen classroom teachers "speak out" on the topic of tech integration and 21st Century skills for students") (saw it in Nelba's blog, English Virtual Community, May10)

21st Century Pedagogy (YouTube)

21st Century Learner (YouTube)

Classroom of the Future: What's New in Educational Technology (YouTube) 

Connected Classroom (YouTube)

3 Steps for 21st Century Learning (YouTube)

Now you know... (TeacherTube)

Are you ready for the 21st century? - Michel Cartier (Vimeo)

Social Learning in the Enterprise in Four Minutes - The Internet Time Alliance

 

Environment

Severn Suzuki talking to the UN (1992) 

 

The Future is here

Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry Demo SixthSense (TED Talks, Feb 2009) a "must" see!

Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology (TED Talks, Nov 2009) a "must" see!

 

The Future of Work (Workplace 2020: Entreprise Leaning! Summit) 

 

 

 

VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS 

How to learn or teach online using a free platform (WiZIq) (saw it in Nelba's blog, English Virtual Community, May10)

 

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