Presenter Information

Mike Charles, Pacific University

Location

Berglund Hall 200

Start Date

25-9-2010 11:00 AM

End Date

25-9-2010 12:00 PM

Description

What can we learn from how they use technology in K-12 schools in New Zealand? Join us for a virtual visit to work from students at Pt England School in New Zealand and see how they are using blogs and multimedia podcasting to strengthen student learning (and even their test scores!). (Grades: K-8)

Mike Charles is an educational media and technology specialist with a background in curriculum and instruction. He taught for 15 years in Phoenix, Arizona, His interests include the uses of visualization tools in teaching mathematics and science in K-12 education, ways that technology enables student-initiated project learning environments around the globe, and the complexities involved in changing teacher practice.

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Sep 25th, 11:00 AM Sep 25th, 12:00 PM

Waka adventure: Lessons learned from New Zealand

Berglund Hall 200

What can we learn from how they use technology in K-12 schools in New Zealand? Join us for a virtual visit to work from students at Pt England School in New Zealand and see how they are using blogs and multimedia podcasting to strengthen student learning (and even their test scores!). (Grades: K-8)

Mike Charles is an educational media and technology specialist with a background in curriculum and instruction. He taught for 15 years in Phoenix, Arizona, His interests include the uses of visualization tools in teaching mathematics and science in K-12 education, ways that technology enables student-initiated project learning environments around the globe, and the complexities involved in changing teacher practice.