Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Digital Learners

I went to a district training not too long ago and the presenter showed us this video. I thought I would share it with you all....as food for thought. Enjoy!

11 comments:

absees123s said...

This video was AMAZING! I am the technology coach at my school, as well as teaching 1st, and I know I'll be sharing it with my team! Thank you so much for sharing this!

Littlest Learners said...

I can never tell if these videos inspire me or frustrate me. I agree wholeheartedly, but am always left with the feeling of, "But, how?" I really wish their was uniformity in schools in terms of available technology and expectations. I do the best I can, but often feel limited and wish I could do more. Thanks for sharing.

❤Jodi from...
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Sneaker Teacher said...

I have seen this video before and it was great to watch it again! I agree with Jodi...inspiring and frustrating at the same time. I do what I can with technology including a classroom blog and parents were very responsive to that. I would love to experiment more with technology in the classroom this year!

KT
Sneaker Teacher

According to Ashley said...

Very inspiring!

Mrs. Pollard said...

What a great video! It's a good reminder of what kids today need. Thanks for sharing!

Tales of a Teacherista

Jena Snowden said...

This video was shown at my districts back to school kick off last year. I love it. I have used it and referenced it in a couple of papers and training programs I have had to do for my Master's classes. Thanks for sharing it with everyone!

Jena
1st Grade with Miss Snowden

Sarah said...

I've seen this video before and it's just as powerful now!!

HSavaro said...

Powerful!! And my son's school just cut computer classes from the budget!!! How frustrating! Even more of a reason for us teachers to step up and expose our kids to more technology in the classroom!

Ashleigh said...

Jodi,
I agree with you. I want to do more with technology, but I feel like my hands are tied behind my back. I guess we just have to do the best we can with what we have.

Dianne said...

My school watched this at our back to school day just for teachers last yr- VERY interesting and makes you think! :) I just shared it on fb ;)

Madisen L said...

Loved the video!!! I think there is so much truth to this. I recently graduated and I am getting ready to start my first teaching job in the fall!! The school I was student teaching at had a smart board (interactive white board) but no one knew how to use it!!!! I had used it in my university classes and was ecstatic when I saw the school had one. However, it wasn't set up correctly, and no one knew what to do with it. How frustrating! It ended up working and the kids LOVED using it, but technology definitely needs to find it's place in the classrooms.

At my new job I will be the technology coach, any suggestions on fun/interesting/engaging activities I could use in the classroom? I'm always open to new ideas!

Madisen
http://5professionsinoneateacher.blogspot.com/