For the past month, I have viewed several videos regarding teaching and technology. I think they are well made. Teachers, administrators, and parents should watch them and learn.
Evolution of Technology and Teaching
Advances in technology have powered paradigmatic shifts in education (Frick, 1991). This video was made to encourage teachers to use technology in new ways to support and transform erstwhile ways of teaching and learning. Unfortunately, this video is no longer allowed to be embedded into a blog. So, here is the link:
Why We Need to Teach Technology in School?
This video describes the importance of technology in schools. Technology prepares students for lives in the future. It also engages students in learning.
Are kids different because of digital media?
The video was created by MacArthur Foundation (www.digitallearning.macfound.org). The MacArthur Foundation committed $50 million to explore how technology is changing kids and learning,
Children Using Technology to Learn
This movie was made by Gosford, a TAFE Outreach student in Australia, for her major assignment in the Digital Movie Making course.