Jeff has a brain dump of thoughts based on the work he’s been doing at conferences and with school districts over the past couple weeks in Burns, OR, Port Angeles School District and Enumclaw School District.
In this episode, I talk through my ideas on teaching a “Media First Generation” and why we in education need to think differently when it comes to engaging them in meaningful work that speaks to their media first brains.
Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation
Pew Research: Defining Generations
New York Times: Generation Z Name
Common Sense Media: Census on media use by kids age zero to eight 2017
This week I’m joined by Photo Joseph and Chrissy Hellyer as we talk about having students be creating in the classroom and how video and photos are a great way to engage the media first generation.
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In this episode, Mark Hofer from the College of William & Mary joins David Carpenter in I to talk about the work he is doing with school districts through the Center of Innovation and Learning Design at the college. A great show that hits on some key points of what it takes to shift a school and district.
This week I have a conversation with Doug Belshaw from the UK. Doug has made his way from the classroom to being involved in multiple different projects including the Open Badge Alliance. A great conversation about digital badges and the future of where they are going.
Doug Belshaw: http://dougbelshaw.com/
Badges Newsletter: http://www.badges.news
Badges Wiki: http://www.badges.wiki
Open Badges: https://openbadges.org/
Badge Alliance: http://www.badgealliance.org/
Open Badge Factory: https://openbadgefactory.com/
Highly Structured, Loosely Organized learning enviornments are what is needed in a technology rich classroom if we are going to use technology in authentic and purposeful ways in learning. In this episode I talk about what that means, how I applied it to a 6th grade class and ask for you to help me get more examples of what this looks like in your classroom.
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This week I catch up with Chris Butler from the Project Based Awesome podcast and website to chat about his Project Based Awesome website and materials they are creating for educators over there and talk about project based learning and where it’s headed.
Listen in at Kim Cofino leads a discussion about the learning curve students face today when they have laptops in schools and mobile devices in their lives. A great international conversation that includes the voices of our favorite 5th grade student @thelivbits