Active Learning in a world of Difference

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Active Learning in a world of Difference


6
th

July 2010

John
Davitt

phone survey / learning score





Image courtesy of Wordle.net

A curriculum is many different


paths to the same destination


www.wordle.net

for SIPs overview
etc



Google alerts areas of interest

Many ways to share
#1

How do you like your..

Toast
& directions

Acknowledge Difference

Then..Bingo Hunch


Key points
explained soon

Write in pen or
pencil

Follow Map with
finger

Yes this is a

Thursday




We will have
some fun
exploring

Trace round
your phone
on piece of
paper

There will be
a talking
sheep soon

Left..
don’t care

right
..bothered

The sensory matrix

for content &
activity
random

see

hear

feel

touch




Bermuda

triangle

4 cylinder learning


eg a field trip

The whole

Enchilada

The
chessboard

beyond the

square of talk look listen write

solvitur

ambulando

gps
mission

scribblemap

stamps

Docendo discitur

Free Legs just email leg
tojohndavitt@mac.com

File or DIY property/ range of files
RAG

Questions in future

Answers in the past
learn


thanx4a4?

Nelson #3

Mix Digital concrete

Lets dance..
mebbe

build a school

of our collective wisdom?

www.bit.ly/ididwell

n
Share a small idea/skill that has a
powerful result &
nmka

n
Ephemeral
-
will only last as long as today

n
See the group wisdom at
www.bit
.
ly
/
schoolofthemoment

n
First iterations of new tech are usually
feudal


sequences from www.newtools.org

The
difference
engine

runs again

When the digital revolution
finally came upon us we
missed some of its impact
at first. We thought
computers but we also
should have thought tools &
activities and risk.

Have we made enough
difference with these tools
or do we need a
dispensation adjust ..
S&N#2?

The Learning Event Generator

The perfect grammar of
the strong verb…

Do…

As…

Constraint and struggle &
meeting the challenge
Moving activity from
afterthought to
artform
Excel

Keep learning active & provide good
formative feedback research proves
it


Work the Active/Passive
axis

and activity


Build your own curriculum
wiki

etc



Make learners as important as
shoppers?
/
steal ideas & approaches
eg

Commoncraft


Struggle, constraint & expectation
esp

groups


Chase the endorphins of enthusiasm









Managing Difference

Success came not just
from the large hardware
investment

But also from the small
ubiquitous device and
the locus of control was
close to the teacher and
the learner. Formal
education is a mayfly
moment
here


Keep drive the locus of
control near the

teacher and learner.

So…Time for
..
Gov translation

Making
things

Telling
stories

How can new tools help us amplify, extend
and share
?

Creativity & constraint
leg et al

Otherwise history will say ‘’they had what
tools..they did what with them?”

An understanding

Some file types to

come alongside text

I.
MP3 Audacity et al

II.
JPEG
Photostory

3

III.
Flash/

IV.
Anima
t
ion

V.
QuickTime Movie
dog
sheep

VI.

VLE PLN et al





Ds q

Let’s Play

Jargon Bingo

tick when mentioned

Cheer for horizontal lines

Big prize for full house


Participative & personalised yet?

The barcodes are coming

QR codes and Microsoft TAG

iPods with eyes etc

Fujitsu Fi60f

Build for the future..

no one device


organic?

ebb & flow
fonts

Every school a
A
BC?
Lid

Zone

Embrace the “
age of adhocracy

twitteresque

cpd

Walk many paths
even the 10 cent curriculum

Celebrate your own learning
curve
?


Open the bandwidth of
talents

Manage data
outofsted

ofsted

Prepare for Internet of things







John
Davi
tt





www.newtools.org

johndavitt@mac.com

www.learningscore.org

book

www.bit.ly/newtoolsforlearning



John’s Book

The
barcodes

and RFID tags are coming

QR codes and Microsoft TAG

iPods with eyes etc

Fujitsu Fi60f

challenge

Your challenge

Get it done in 20 minutes

Decide how you will
shar
e

Live performance or…..

Bluetooth to John
Davitt’s

laptop









Possible follow ups to John’s session

Formative feedback via voucher

Keep your own slant on new tools

Elevate activity design to an art
form

Explore
active learning
props like the
Learning
Event Generator


RAG
etc


Trial use of tools like
Learning Score
for group
lesson design

Celebrate different
talents

Trial of data tools like
4matrix

for action research


Now is a time for
more
Theseus less
Sisyphus

2

More connected
learning and
sharing web 2 lives


less pointless
repetitive labour
that takes us no
further
stringstone

explore