Useful Tools for Innovation across the Curriculum

This workshop is an exploration of some current academic/thinking/fun/visual tools, many online and Web 2.0 based. The aim is to explore how to apply these in the classroom.

 

1: Back to Basics

Academic Rigour

Outlining

2: Creating Learning Experiences

What are we trying to do, really? Creating learning experiences

http://www.newtools.org/showtxt.php?docid=737

The Project Process: Challenge - Gather - Process - Present

project process

Gathering Information

Don’t do Google

Do Google differently

Gathering/MindMapping

Exporting mindmap to outline 

  • Word 
  • PowerPoint

Gathering Information Collaboratively

  • Windows Live
  • One Note, Excel Word and PowerPoint in Windows Live

Gathering/Organising Chronologically

Thinking

Crunching Data

Presenting Information

Visualising Data

Cell Phones

  • Soon 80% of people accessing the Internet will be doing so from a mobile device. 
  • Google CEO Eric Schmidt says that for every baby born, 30 Android phones are activated.
  • Gartner Research projects Internet-capable mobile devices will outnumber PCs by 2013.
  • In Japan, over 75% of Internet users already use a mobile as their first choice for access.
     
  • http://thinkingmachine.pbworks.com/w/page/22187713/Think-Mobile-Phones-for-Learning
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