The Case for Connected ClassroomsMon, 03/17/2008 - 14:05 -- admin
This video was created as an introduction for a presentation at Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C) . The session was designed to show teachers how to connect their classrooms to the world of information.
Old School, New School: Two Teachers 'Argue' About Technology in ClassroomsMon, 03/17/2008 - 14:00 -- admin
In this playful dramatization, two teachers, 20th C & 21st C , argue over using interactive tools in the classroom.
The Whole Child Approach to LearningThu, 03/13/2008 - 15:19 -- admin
The American Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) calls on parents, educators, policymakers, and communities to join forces to ensure our children become productive, engaged citizens. Our children deserve an education that emphasizes academic rigor as well as the essential 21st century skills of critical thinking and creativity.
The Technology Fear Factor in EducationThu, 03/13/2008 - 15:15 -- admin
This creative video asserts that American education continues to be afraid of technology and ignore its importance to our future as a nation and the future of our children. Further, it advises that we must move ahead and use technology to teach and to keep our kids safe, as wisely-used technology can be a friend of education, whereas ignorance is the true enemy.
Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media?Thu, 03/13/2008 - 15:01 -- admin
The MacArthur Foundation (USA) launched a $50 million initiative in 2006 to help determine how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. The foundation asserts that the answers are critical to developing educational and other social institutions that can meet the needs of this and future generations.
More information on [[http://www.digitallearning.macfound.org| The MacArthur Foundation website]].
School Design for Small Learning CommunitiesThu, 03/13/2008 - 14:48 -- admin
Jeff Lackney of School Design Studio facilitated a month long series of design workshops with students and teachers from West High School in Madison, Wisconsin aimed at creating smaller learning communities within the large 2,000 student school. This process was one of many activities involved in a planning grant awarded the school in 2003 by the U.S. Department of Education.
School Design: Be the Change...Thu, 03/13/2008 - 14:43 -- admin
This video is a presentation about school design made by a teacher in the USA in hopes of sparking some discussion her district.
Changing Education RevolutionThu, 03/13/2008 - 14:36 -- admin
This playful student-made video exhorts teachers to “teach for the future” because students are the future.
A View of Education Past, Present and FutureThu, 03/13/2008 - 14:31 -- admin
This video is a playful exploration of the disconnect between current educational thinking and the reality for today’s students.
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