50 minutes | Jul 6th 2014

Episode 013: Tweet Me in St. Louie

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The Minimal Pair: Episode 013Show Notes: The Minimal Pair Title: Tweet Me in St. LouieEpisode no: 013Date: Recorded on 7/2/14 & 7/6/14Topics in Language LearningTechnology in the classroomDigital divideWhat is it?Effects students and teachersChallenging classroom rolesHow do tech skills help make students and teachers more marketable?Tech controversyIs technology replacing teaching?When Sugata Mitra gave slum kids a computer, they learned how to use it on their own…Should the Internet be included in curricula? Why ask students to leave their devices outside? Are we excluding the Internet from classrooms?Is this controversy fueling the digital divide?Sources: http://eltchat.org/wordpress/summary/sugata-mitra-and-the-future-of-teaching-an-eltchat-summary 090414/?utm_content=buffer3dce3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/archives/technology.shtml http://www.usnews.com/education/technology-in-the-classroom http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/technology-in-the-classroom/ http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/EdReformStudies/EdTech/effectsstudents.html [19:45]MethodologyTwitterWhat is Web 2.0? When should a teacher use it?What issues exist?Suggestions for new users?Thanks again to Nate Soelberg for talking to us about Twitter!! You can reach him at @MrNatethteacher Until next time, keep it minimal…and TWEET ME IN ST. LOUIE!
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