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Workshop - Examples and Inspiration: Technology in Use in the Classroom

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A Vision of [College] Students Today - Michael Wesch, 2007

YouTube Link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o

ViewPure Link:  http://viewpure.com/dGCJ46vyR9o 


A Vision of K-12 Students Today

YouTube link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8

ViewPure link:  http://viewpure.com/_A-ZVCjfWf8 




I Need my Teachers to Learn

YouTube Link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxHb5QVD7fo

ViewPure Link: http://viewpure.com/RxHb5QVD7fo  


Did you Know?

YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9Wu2kWwSY

ViewPure Link:  http://viewpure.com/cL9Wu2kWwSY 


Educational Change Challenge

YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEHNhcdyMtc

ViewPure Link: http://viewpure.com/UEHNhcdyMtc


Social Media Revolution - more business-oriented, but about the world our kids are growing into

YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8

ViewPureLink: http://viewpure.com/sIFYPQjYhv8


How to Get Maths Wrong (Abbott and Costello)







Examples of Tool Use in the Classroom


PBWorks and other wikis

Mr Boyer's Classroom Wiki

International Academy - Hub wiki for an entire school; links to many classroom wikis inside

Mrs. K's School is Cool!  

Room 15 Wiki 



Examples here - scroll down to "Student's Work"


Promethean white boards

Promethean Planet - Search for specific types of lesson plans - many available


CIM Technology Solutions -  solutions for the classroom


eInstruction - Mobi and integrated classroom solutions


Mediasite - classroom video, audio, and screen capture



Twitter in a History Class (college) - video about a history teacher who used Twitter as a tool in class discussions.


More information:

The UT Dallas Twitter Experiment: U.S. History II Homepage

Homepage for the US History course that used Twitter as a discussion vehicle, for more information or examples from the course

The Twitter Experiment at UT Dallas - comments from Monica Rankin


Several links about uses (and abuses) of Twitter








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