Putting Cool Technology in the Hands and Minds of Students

0478b7898ea85bd552d951ff167fd247?s=47 Dan Reedy
November 22, 2014

Putting Cool Technology in the Hands and Minds of Students

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Dan Reedy

November 22, 2014
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  1. PUTTING COOL TECHNOLOGY IN THE HANDS and Minds OF STUDENTS

    Paul Magnuson & Dan Reedy LEYSIN AMERICAN SCHOOL
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  3. WE STARTED WITH A "Simple" QUESTION

  4. What would happen if you put cool technology in the

    hands of students...
  5. ...AND WAIT?

  6. THEY LEARN!

  7. WELL, SOME OF THEM DO

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  9. WHY DID WE CHOOSE SPECIFIC TECHNOLOGIES?

  10. WHAT HAS GONE WELL?

  11. WHAT COULD GO BETTER?

  12. WHAT WILL WE CHANGE?

  13. ONE STUDENT'S INTEREST IN HOUR OF CODE WAS THE CATALYST.

  14. VISUAL PROGRAMMING DRAG AND DROP CODE BLOCKS TO BUILD PROGRAMS

  15. WEB BASED TECHNOLOGIES ▸ HTML ▸ CSS ▸ JavaScript ▸

    various other technologies
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  17. CODECADEMY.COM

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  19. KHANACADEMY.ORG

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  21. BLOC.IO/RUBY- WARRIOR/

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  23. TEAMTREEHOUSE.COM

  24. We ❤ Treehouse

  25. WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS STUFF?

  26. Tangible & Exciting

  27. JAVASCRIPT WAS Crucial

  28. IN CONTROLLING ROBOTS

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  32. ROBOTICS PLATFORMS

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  35. OTHER Cool TECHNOLOGY

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  38. A QUICK COMMENT ABOUT SPACE

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  40. BEFORE

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  42. AFTER

  43. WHAT HAS GONE WELL?

  44. TREEHOUSE

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  46. IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK

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  48. INSPIRATION TO OTHERS

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  50. WHAT COULD GO BETTER?

  51. "What should I I do?"

  52. LACK OF FOCUS

  53. SHARING PROGRESS

  54. WHAT WILL WE CHANGE?

  55. INTRODUCE CHALLENGES

  56. HAND-PICKED EXERCISES

  57. ENCOURAGE INVOLVEMENT

  58. Keep in Touch

  59. COME SKI

  60. HTTP://SPEAKERDECK.COM/REEDY

  61. DAN REEDY DREEDY@LAS.CH PAUL MAGNUSON PMAGNUSON@LAS.CH

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