ELH 2010

August 22, 2010 § 1 Comment

Some helpful links:

Technology rich tasks and resources

Booralie FM – A summary of how to set up a radio station for your school  http://www.happysteve.com/internet-radio/

Differentiate tasks and encourage assessment for learing. http://rubistar.4teachers.org/

Jing –  http://www.jingproject.com/

Guide for getting started with Jing – http://blog.jingproject.com/2009/08/welcome-to-jing—a-guide-to-t.html

Open Sim / Reaction grid – http://reactiongrid.com/

Sloodle –  http://www.sloodle.org/moodle/

Our plans: Visitors from Canada

Their teachers work with enhancers and we want to attempt this method. Already SCIL is seeing 50% of students achieving over 80 in online courses.

Successful professional learning strategies for teachers

Please tell me that you are using Twittergoogle reader, or you are sharing on a blog.

Implementation and management issues for technology rich learning

E portfolios – mahara

(in case you want to try the idea with no down payment  http://www.emergingedtech.com/2009/10/using-google-sites-to-create-e-portfolios-for-students/ )

Link for Grant’s blog http://gharbor.wordpress.com/ who is implementing mahara at the Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning

Learning Matrix – Year 7 Learning Matrix Maths teacher is @traceycameron

Example projects – Museum box and sketch up

Successful use of technology for senior student directed inquiry based learning – visiting ASMS in November

Review and reflection of processes in schools

21 laws of leadership – John Maxwell

5 dysfunctions of a team – Patrick Lencioni

It’s all about leadership – I am slow but my school helps me to think and lead

Malcolm Gladwell http://www.gladwell.com/2002/2002_07_22_a_talent.htm

Ie . Technology is only useful where students are further engaged

Look at the model of our school to understand how technology assists learning. Stephen Harris reseach papers http://www.scil.nsw.edu.au/

Utilising Web 2.0 – we’ve used in maths but could be used in any course/subject

Blabberize – easy voice over animation for any subject or course

Xtranormal – fun cartoon animation to introduce a lesson or new topic

Museum box – great way for students to store their topic summaries through video, text, photos and sound

These animations aren’t life changing or specifically mathematical. They could be used in almost any course or subject

NAPLAN – developing literacy within Maths – Tagxedo

Clear index of some helpful apps for Maths

You must past these links onto Maths teachers that you know

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWUFjb8w9Ps TED talk from Dan Meyer – project based learning/ understanding maths concepts and developing problem solving skills. This is the most challenging talk I’ve heard in a long time because Maths teachers are normally chalk and talk.

Best Maths radio programs ever:

Are babies born with an understanding of numbers?

http://www.wnyc.org/shows/radiolab/episodes/2009/10/09 click on ‘Listen to the whole show’

Why is a basketball player just like a coin? Is the chance of you winning lotto twice unlikely?


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