Assignment for Saturday (aside form reading the Wiggins article, doing the 5 reflections, and preparing your group presentation) :
Find an article to share on the influence of digital media on the brain and its influence on learning.

EDF 608 COURSE SYLLABUS:

Teacher Self Reflection Form:


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Classroom Instruction That Works
by Robert J. Marzano, Debra J. Pickering and Jane E. Pollock

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Articles found by Teachers:

This article, though an opinion, has some interesting ideas about how people see and hear things, though wrong and clearly erroneous, continue to make the same mistakes. Interesting how the brain works!

Xu, Wendy

Bailey, Amy: "Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction"
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/technology/21brain.html

Bailey, Nathan: "Searching the Internet Increases Brain Function" http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/10/081014111043.htm

Brummit, Amy http://www.dana.org/media/detail.aspx?id=13126

Brummit, Amy http://education.jhu.edu/newhorizons/Neurosciences/articles/caine/index.html

Brummit, Amy http://www.boston.com/ae/media/articles/2010/02/15/maryanne_wolf_discusses_the_impact_of_digital_media_on_young_brains/

Chen, Renee, Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/25/technology/25brain.html?_r=2&th&emc=th

Chen, Renee, How Technology Wires the Learning Brain, http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/02/how-technology-wires-the-learning-brain/

Dineen, Vanessa How Technology Wires the Learning Brain http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/02/how-technology-wires-the-learning-brain/

Dineen, Vanessa Games Boost Cognitive Skills in Low-Income Student http://spotlight.macfound.org/featured-stories/entry/games-boost-cognitive-skills-in-low-income-students/

Jefferson, Lars
Jefferson, Lars
Jefferson, Lars


Reppart, Kelsey Is google making us stupid?

Leung, Pearl - The use of digital media comes at a price http://www.smh.com.au/executive-style/management/the-use-of-digital-media-comes-at-a-price-20100615-yby6.html

Leung, Pearl - 5 ways our brains are changing in the digital age http://writingfordigital.com/2010/12/11/5-ways-our-brains-are-changing-in-the-digital-age/


Lewis, Huguette "Brain-Friendly Learning For Teachers" How can we create professional development that engenders deep learning?

Mitchell, Lindsey, Your Brain on Computers, Outdoors and Out of Reach
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/16/technology/16brain.html?_r=1&ref=yourbrainoncomputers

Forget computers, this is how we really remember! Lars.
Mitschrich, Erika
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/aug/20/internet-altering-your-mind

Zhang, Irrey
Internet searching may boost brain http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2008-10/15/content_7107300.htm

Powerpoint http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/aug/20/internet-altering-your-mind://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/aug/20/internet-altering-your-mind

Tonn, Carol Ann - Technology - Influence on Education: http://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/1282195-Technology-Influence-on-Education

Uy, Tiffany http://www.npr.org/2010/12/29/132369113/the-price-of-having-your-brain-on-computers

Zhang, Yunbo (Fiona Zhang) Learning the forgetting curve http://danspira.com/2008/07/24/learning-the-forgetting-curve/

Wu, Ping (Ashley Wu) This article gives me ideas how to use "homework and practice" strategy with the digital media. Closing the Digital Gap in the Classroom

Shepard, Kourtney
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/16/technology/16brain.html?ref=yourbrainoncomputers&pagewanted=print


DIGITAL HANDOUTS FOR GROUP PROJECTS:

Chapter 2: Identifying Similarities and Differences (Fiona Zhang, Irrey Zhang & Huguette Lewis)

Identifying Similarities and Differences Power Point

Chapter 5: Homework and Practice (Kourtney Shepard, Amy Bailey)

Chapter 6: Non-Linguistic Representations (Erika Mitschrich, Pearl Leung)

Chapter 7: Cooperative Learning Strategies

Chapter 9: Generating and Testing Hypotheses
  • Our presentation HERE:


Chapter 8: Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback (Fiona Thong & Carol Ann Tonn)

Powerpoint Presentation (Objectives and Feedback):

Feedback Hand-out: