ICT in teaching and learning 27052014

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An exploration of teaching and learning using ICT

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  • 1.ICT in teaching and learning PDST Technology in Education Sen Gallagher seangallagher@pdst.ie www.pdst.ie www.pdsttechnologyineducation.ie @sgpdst Scoilnet Launch 27/5/2014

2. Vision for e-learning 3. Overview 4. Any teacher who can be replaced by a computer should be. Arthur C. Clarke 5. SMART SEARCHING 6. The meaning of knowing has shifted from being able to remember and repeat information to being able to find and use it Dr. Herbert Simon 7. Comprehension strategies Lost by the convenience of search engines? 8. Information from scarcity to abundance 9. Primary sources Journals Newspapers Magazines 10. Online tools from a teaching/learning perspective 11. Online Dictionaries Dictionary on demand Embedded sound files Can be added directly to a browser www.focloir.ie Canuint Connacht; Mumhan; Uladh 12. Comprehension strategies Lost by the convenience of search engines? 13. How to search 14. Trusted source Reference the source Start with one source initially 15. www.scoilnet.ie 16. Age appropriate resources Factual information; related multimedia and interactivity Text to speech for reluctant readers Double click a word to initiate inbuilt dictionary Learn the skills of searching safely 17. Search engines for students www.sweetsearch.com www.refseek.com duckduckgo.com www.instagrok.com 18. We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesisers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.. E.O Wilson 19. Conducting a well-executed search on Google Using search operators can lead to more specific results. We will explore some of the more useful ones now! 20. Getting more out of Google Definitions define: Calculator operation in search box Unit converter directly in search box 21. Operators Use site: followed by a website name to confine your search to a given site Use quotations marks around words to search for use of those words together Search for a specific filetype by using filetype: followed by the extension to specify the file required pdf, doc, docx etc 22. Example Find an article in pdf format detailing post-primary school athletics 23. ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING 24. How do you currently use ICT in your school? http://padlet.com/seangallagher/scoilnetlaunch 25. Create online self- correcting tests 26. Create a Virtual Learning Environment hrei6x 27. ENHANCING CREATIVE THINKING AND AIDING INFORMATION PROCESSING 28. StudyStack Useful resource to improve subject specific literacy and keyword acquisition for students Stacks can be created and shared by teachers and/or students Sample stacks set up for: pdstbusiness pdst biology 29. StudyStack Use as homework/classwork assignment for students Copy existing stacks from students/colleagues/ PDST accounts Use fun activities to improve student literacy and subject content knowledge 30. Digital Storytelling Digital learners prefer processing pictures, sounds, colours and video as opposed to static text Animoto is a web 2.0 tool that allows students and/or teachers to create visually appealing and memorable videos which can be created in minutes It can be used to improve subject specific vocabulary, develop understanding and show evidence of learning 31. Animoto 32. Animoto Suggestions for use: o Introducing a new topic o Revision/recap at the end of a class o Student/group project work o Portfolio content Subject-specific post-primary videos created by Irish students and teachers available at http://tinyurl.com/animotos Share yours (or your students) at this link 33. USE OF ONLINE COLLABORATIVE TOOLS FOR COMMUNICATION, TEACHING AND LEARNING 34. Tools for working collaboratively Google Docs explained Office 365 explained 35. Video Conferencing Google Hangouts Skype 36. Cloud based services/apps Broadband Connectio n School Network including Wireless network Teacher & Student devices Four key elements of ICT Infrastructure 37. Cloud Based Apps /PLN Personal Learning Environment: Janson Hews http://www.flickr.com/photos/24823508@N04/6992313131 38. Cloud Apps support diverse educational use http://talktechwithme.wordpress.com/2012/10/17/blooms-revised-technology-taxonomy/ 39. Scoilnet (Nua) 40. Rationale for current work: Findings from user research Clear need to create a space where teachers can resources and quality assess these Clear need to make our existing 10,000+ weblinks Clear need to engage with the European agenda on Education, specifically with regard to open educational resources (OER) 41. New Scoilnet Website New uncluttered design, responsive on all devices Simple, universal search box that searches 10,000+ resources Dedicated hub page for post-primary sector All resources have been mapped to the Irish curriculum All teachers can now add resources to the website in 3 simple steps Website goes live mid-May 2014 42. Preview 43. Scoilnet What next? Give us your feedback Spread the news to other teachers Register for your Scoilnet Account Make it better add resources, rate resources, mark your favourites Consider it yours 44. Scoilnet maps 45. Internet Safety For Students www.watchyourspace.ie For Parents and Teachers www.webwise.ie 46. Some prompt questions How does the school view ICT? What role do you envisage for teachers in your school in using ICT? How do you envisage teachers preparing curriculum materials in your school? Will teachers have access to ICT to prepare resources? Will teachers have access to ICT in classrooms? 47. How will teachers and pupils work together? How can ICT be used to differentiate instruction? How will ICT impact student assessment? o How can pupils present their work? o How are assignments and feedback managed? How will the school link with the home? o Will ICT play a role? What ICT do you envisage students bringing to the school? How will ethical and responsible use be integrated across all subjects? 48. 21st Century Skills using ICT Active Learning Collaborate Create Consume 49. Overview 50. Where to next? http://padlet.com/seangallagher/tomorrow 51. If the teachers are going home more tired than the kids at the end of the day, the wrong people are doing the work. Dylan William 52. If the teachers are going home more tired than the kids at the end of the day, the wrong people are doing the work. Dylan William 53. If the teachers are going home more tired than the kids at the end of the day, the wrong people are doing the work. Dylan William 54. ICT in teaching and learning PDST Technology in Education Sen Gallagher seangallagher@pdst.ie www.pdst.ie www.pdsttechnologyineducation.ie @sgpdst Scoilnet Launch 27/5/2014