This is a recorded version of the session.
Global classroom – increase student engagement through broadcast.
Teacher learning – Professional Learning Network
What are some of the fails with technology that you’ve had that you everyone else could learn from?
Whether technology is used or not, if student learning does not occur then it is a fail.
What do we need to unlearn regarding our expectations of technology and learning. Is this relevant to the discussion?
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/ Virtual worlds – @lucybarrow
Sloodle – http://www.sloodle.org/moodle/
These are great blogs regarding the teaching and learning of Mathematics.
You could learn so much by developing a PLN on twitter.
google reader is great.
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/ )
Learning Matrix – Year 7 Learning Matrix Maths teacher is @traceycameron
Example project – Museum box
Review and reflection of processes in schools
Utilising Web 2.0
Blabberize – easy voice over animation for any subject or course
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
You must past these links onto other Maths teachers
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.
Great way of helping students estimate on a global scale.
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?