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Edtech PLJ Lesson 7

Posted by jturner56 on October 16, 2009

We won’t truly make inroads into school edtech until the commitment to the WHY and the HOW matches the WHAT which has driven Ed/school decision-making

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Should laptop be used to restructure Yr 8 English Poster task?

Posted by jturner56 on October 14, 2009

Working with teachers on introducing 1:1 laptops. Yr 8 English task creating a poster using Art to create graphics. We decided that we shouldn’t ‘replace’ with DTP software as task already had strong 21stC learning (creativity, HOTs) as well as cross-curricular relationships. Where laptop can support is through reflection (meta-cognition journal) and widening audience (say photo posted for feedback). Need to be mindful that computer is not the central focus, learning is.

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