Dr. Jason Ohler

Dr. Jason Ohler, Aging teacher motivation, 21st Century Learning & Technology, Teaching Principles, education motivation, creativity, k-12 Education Dr. Jason Ohler, Aging teacher motivation, 21st Century Learning & Technology, Teaching Principles, education motivation, creativity, k-12 Education

Dr. Jason Ohler Speech Topics

New Media, New Students - New Literacies, New Citizens
What are some of the key issues that define leading and learning in the digital age? Digital literacy, new media participation and digital citizenship. Without digital literacy, digital citizenship is not possible. Therefore, we need to help students become truly literate by helping them become...
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Breakout Sessions
Typically 1 hour to 90 minutes, though can run longer Breakout session #1: Transforming your Classroom Using New Media – Tools, assessment, social media Following from the keynote, Jason demonstrates practical tools and processes for teachers who want to help students create new media projects in...
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Workshops and Professional Development
Overview: Typically when I work with schools, I am asked to engage in one of two ways: 1) visit with many teachers, administrators and students throughout the day, in classrooms or professional development venues, spreading my expertise among many environments, situations 2) conduct a particular...
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Trends that Bend: Technological Trajectories That Will Change Everything
Big Data, Augmented Reality, Semantic Web (webs 3 and 4), xTreme BYOD, Transmedia Storytelling Our current technological trajectory promises unfathomable, roller coaster innovation with no braking system. It excites us and scares us. Above all, it changes us. This keynote considers at least five...
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Digital Citizenship for Kids, Teachers, Administrators - Citizens
What happens when you give a bad guitar player a bigger amplifier? Ouch. That's why being "technologically literate" means not just understanding how to use technology, but also when and why to use it. It means understanding not just technology's opportunities but also its impacts on ourselves...
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Then What? The Past, Present and Future of Education and Technology
In an age of "No Child Left Behind," what is technology's role? Should we go digital? Or go ditch it all? After gobs of glizty digital gear, endless excruciating software upgrades, computers that teach us math and robots that clean house, Then What? Listen to the story of William Tell, hero of...
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New Media Narrative in the Classroom - Creativity, Curriculum and Assessment
This is an excellent breakout session following the New Media, New Students - New Literacies, New Citizens presentation described above, showing a number of the practical aspects of helping students create thoughtful, effective media, including video and digital stories. It also serves as a...
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Teachies are from Venus, Techies are from Mars
Improving your organization's communication helps everyone Teachie: Lend me your ears! Techie: Boot up your aural input devices! Houston, we have a problem. Teachies and techies need to work together but they speak different languages. This presentation addresses how to bridge the gap between the...
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