This week guest André Roux, Pedagogical Advisor at ‘Le RECIT‘, talks to us about the importance of teaching today’s students how to work with digital tools in new and creative ways. André advocates for open access to a wide variety of Web-based tools in order to teach critical thinking and real world skills.
Listen to this week’s show !
A whole new approach to education is needed: see this animate video by internationally renowned education and creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson.
A short video summarizing some characteristics of students today – Created by Cultural Anthropologist Michael Wesch (who also created ‘The Machine is Us/ing Us‘) in collaboration with 200 of his students at Kansas State University.
21st Century Education in New Brunswick, Canada – a video describing changes needed in education
danah boyd | Apophenia – danah boyd is a researcher at Microsoft Research and a well known Internet and Society scholar.
‘Smartboards’ in the classroom – tech advancement, or overpriced computer/projector ?
Learning about Interactive Whiteboards for the Classroom
Humanities & Social Sciences Net – discussion forum.
A few Quebec Based Online Resources
Le RÉCIT– réseau pour le développement des compétences par l’intégration des technologies (in French)
Learn Quebec – Online learning resources for the classroom – The English Language counterpart to RÉCIT.
Baladoweb – a learning resource for students and teachers (in French)
Funky Kingston | Toots & the Maytals | Funky Kingston
The Digital Life Show Theme: Glacier | Chris Zippel | Genuine Horizon