Daily Archives: May 18, 2010

Tech Talk Tuesdays and eT@Lking

Topic: Is it Pen and Paper?

Date: Tuesday May 18th

Time: 3:45-4:45pm

Speaker: Jenny Ashby

Link to session: Click on this link

Synopsis: Pen and paper is still the preferred method of recording for many teachers. Now you and students can be using a high tech pen and paper to show evidence of learning and to easily share learning with others. Among other ideas it’s time to gee up the running records and move them into the 21st century. In this session, Jenny Ashby will present many ideas for using the livescribe pen in school by teachers and students. See how easily it converts written to typed text and puts a copy on a secure website to share including graphics and audio. Quickly create how to’s and explanations. Let your parents view the latest reading interview.

Jenny has been the ICT specialist for 10 years and the network administrator and an an early adopter of technologies including wireless networking,laptops and ipods. She is also a reading recovery trained teacher and literacy co-ordinator at my school. In 2009 her role changed to a classroom teacher from 9-1pm for a Prep/1 class.Jenny has been using the iPod Touch with the Prep/1 class for Literacy and Mathematics.