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iPAD & ANDROID APPS and Blooms

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Part of a 21st Century Teacher's mission is to relate innovative technology with their teaching practices. Perhaps the most commonly accepted teaching and learning pedagogical methodology is the Blooms' Taxonomy. Blooms has been revised in the digital era.
Across the world, many educators have made considerable efforts to related Blooms with online learning, web 2.0, 3.0, and industrial revolution 4.0.
Blooms and Moodle
Resource link Blooms and Web 2.0 to 3.0
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Blooms and Industrial Revolution 4.0 Resource link
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Educators across the world can adapt new technologies and adapt teaching and learning practices through what is a globally connected effort to be relevant and effective. 
Can schools - more importantly can Educational Jurisdictions keep up with societal change? Can Bloom's keep up?





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Texting Technology Thinking

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Whilst writing has existed for many centuries the association of writing as technology is relatively new. The question is - How do changes in technologies influence knowledge & influence thinking?

Chisel and Stone




Reed pen


papyrus roll



press and vellum


typewriter and paper


keyboard and computer screen



TXT



Mobile writing technology is now the first choice in today's youth and how is it changing thinking? 14% done in class!!!


Educators are caught in this change. Students are wanting to write but in a technology that is not designed for essay writing. Mobile Keyboards are changing to accommodate fast Mobile TXTing

Software for touch screens

Technology changes thinking. Allow it to change thinking in your classroom


New technologies create cultural disturbances. Every new technology gives us two things — promise and consequence. The promise attracts us towards technology and encourages us to adopt it. 
AI writing





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