This is an novel idea for three reasons. Firstly, if you know your IT history, you will recall that the Internet emerged from the Tertiary education sector (Think ARPANET) some 40 odd years ago. So perhaps the first question we should be asking is if the Internet hasn't proven to be disruptive in its first 40 years of application in the education sector what will make tomorrow different?
The web is a vast, mostly useless, wasteland with bits of information held in random silos scattered about. Cyfeon Solutions' Answer Factory attempts to unite these locations in the spirit of increased productivity.
The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has some great resources for educators on their web site. There is a news section, wildlife animal information and resources, environment and global climate change resources, and much more.
Today I want to share my favorite five Web 2.0 tools to record oral communication in the classroom.The biggest shift in oral assessment for my class occurred because of the variety of web 2.0 tools that can be used to record students.
In this rapidly changing world, even the most tech-savvy can find it hard to keep up with the hottest Web 2.0 technologies. Integrating these technologies into the classroom and sharing with others can be even more challenging!
Over the last couple of months I’ve been busy travelling round a bit and doing some face to face training and workshops. As part of the materials for these workshops I created a number of tasks for teachers which I hope will help develop their ability to use technology and to evaluate and create materials using web based tools. I’ve decide now to share those tasks so anyone who wants to use them to train other teachers or to develop their own skills can take advantage of and make good use of them.
Interpersonal learning , personalized learning, second life learning , 3d learning, collaborative learning and virtual learning , these are just some of the few buzz words you would be hearing so often in today’s educational literature. Things have changed , old methods and pedagogies are no longer relevant.