|The Machine Is Using Us - Web 2.0||
A visual explanation / demonstration of Web 2.0 in less than five minutes.
|A Vision of Students Today||
What are some of the most important characteristics of students today? How do they learn and what do they need to learn?
Only 28% of 12th graders in the US believe that schoolwork is meaningful. Only 39% believe that school work will have any bearing on their success in later life. What is missing?
|Everyone Knows Your Name||
"Anything you post online - anyone can see. Think before you post"
A video about cyber-bullying. Gives the message that saying something online is like saying it in public to a big audience.
|Bill Gates: How I'm trying to change the world now (TEDTalks)||
A very enlightening talk from Bill Gates about two big issues: how to stop deadly diseases, and how to improve education. Interesting quote: "because malaria is only in poor countries, it does not get much investment. There is more money put into baldness drugs, than into malaria."
|A Vision of K-12 Students Today||
"This project was created to inspire teachers to use technology in engaging ways to help students develop higher level thinking skills."
|David Merrill: Siftables, the toy blocks that think (TEDTalks)||
Siftables are intelligent, cookie-sized digital blocks with little displays on them. These futuristic toys can do math, play music and can even be used to create stories all by moving around and re-arranging the blocks.
|Educational websites for children - who owns them?||
Who own the websites your children access at home? Who controls the information they read?
|ICT in Basisonderwijs - de Springplank||
Video over het gebruik van ICT in een kleine dorpsschool om rekening te kunnen houden met de verschillende niveaus binnen de groep.