« The use of social media in schools : some examples » by Patrick Dejarnac (teacher at HELMo, Liège-Belgium)
The Twitter Experiment – Twitter in the Classroom, by Dr. Monica Rankin :
«Most educators would agree that large classes set in the auditorium-style classrooms limit teaching options to lecture, lecture, and more lecture. And most educators would also agree that this is not the most effective way to teach. I wanted to find a way to incorporate more student-centered learning techniques and involve the students more fully into the material.»
Dr. Monica Rankin
Utilisation de Twitter à l’école Primaire : écrire pour lire :
Facebook : “The use of Facebook with students in HELMo’s classes”, by Pascale PEREAUX (teacher at HELMo, Liège-Belgium)
Two questions to Pascale Pereaux :
1°) what about the students who don’t have a FB account?
2°) why doesn’t she want to be “friends” with her students while they’re studying but she agrees when they’re graduated?
Here are her answers:
1°) students create a fake FB account just to follow the discussion
2°) to keep a sane pedagogical distance between teacher and students. This distance isn’t necessary anymore after graduation.
“Augmented learning environments & Social Network” by Sergio GARCIA, an skype live conversation with LaSalle University (Madrid-Spain)
First on-line lectures through Skype. Always a special moment with technical aspects to resolve !
Technical organisation !
Spanish students, Manuel and Jeremy
Sergio Garcia presentation @Bett 2013
Augmented reality : Augmented reality is a live, copy, view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. Wikipedia
HowStuffWorks “How Augmented Reality Will Work” : The SixthSense augmented reality system lets you project a phone pad onto your hand and phone a friend — without removing the phone from your pocket.
Selected Bibliography concerning education (by Sergio Garcia : http://www.ticyeducacion.com/2013/02/augmented-learning-enviroments.html) :
Beauchamp, G. y Kennewell, S 2. (2010). Interactivity in the classroom and its impact on learning. Computers & education, 54(3), 759-766.
Beeland, W. (2002). Student engagement, visual learning and technology: can interactive whiteboards help? Valdosta State University http://chiron.valdosta.edu/are/Artmanscrpt/ vol1no1/beeland_am.pdf.
Istvan, F. (2009). Interactive boards and their function in education. International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC), 2(1).
Online virtual lecture (Skype) with Mario ASSELIN (Quebec-Canada)
The Mario Asselin’s blog : http://blogue.marioasselin.com
His posts concerning education (in french) : http://www.opossum.ca/blog/category/nouvelles/
The blogs’ St-Joseph school : http://st-joseph.qc.ca/blog/archives/category/vie-pedagogique/blogues
A text about « Les blogues : de puissants outils pour faire apprendre » (.pdf) : http://www.cndp.fr/savoirscdi/fileadmin/fichiers_auteurs/cdi_outil_pedagogique/conduire_projets/MarioAsselin.pdf
A conference (in french) about « Social media : solutions or problems ? »