Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks

Presenter: Betsye Sargent & Barbara McFall
Location: Salem, MA USA

Presentation Title: Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks

Presentation Description: Two teachers with 90 years of combined experience share the journey they took with their students, using a simulation in the classroom to answer an authentic question to prepare students to use technology to connect, communicate, and collaborate with students in other parts of the world. Incorporating PLAY helped them and their students learn to use the tools necessary to embed global projects into the curriculum.

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15 Responses to “Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks”

  1. […] One of the videos that I found interesting was the video titled “Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks” […]

  2. […] 5: K12 online http://k12onlineconference.org/ I watched the presentation of Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks. It is about how teacher need to learn about how technology can connect students to other students […]

  3. […] Online Conference By Anne Chipman Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Watching the Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks presentation gave me hope in effectively incorporating technology into my classroom someday! It […]

  4. […] Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks: These two teachers discuss how important growing and being flexible is in this profession. They learn how to use technology to connect with students.  They implement many activities into the classroom such as Flat Stanley. They find ways to make connections from curriculum to their student’s real lives. The technologies they use help their students connect to others around the world. This helps them in all areas of their curriculum and life! […]

  5. […] with Presentations, Reflections, Resources, Videos on 12/06/2011 06:10 pm by Hanna Anderson Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks is a presentation on the K12 Online Conference site. This presentation is presented by two […]

  6. […] presentation I decided to reflect about is the Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks . This isn’t what you think about the dogs that go bark, bark but the old dogs is a metaphor […]

  7. […] chose to watch and read “Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks.”  The main idea of the presentation was focused on two lifelong educators sharing their thoughts […]

  8. Edwin Marin says:

    Sounds like this project is brilliant!! This video tutorial is instructive and I enjoyed it. Interested to read more about this topic!! Thanks

  9. Hi Barbara and Betsye,

    My students participated in Pennies for Patients last year. It was an opportunity to get excited about learning and caring at the same time. You “old dogs” really take your teaching to a new level. Students get excited about connecting with others and knowing that others share the same experiences.

  10. […] Sara Sydow – Apr• 13•12 Another online conference that I thought was interesting was Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks by Betsye Sargent and Barbara McFall. In this conference it talks about these two teachers, Sargent and McFall, which have a combined […]

  11. […] By Zach Johnson | April 25, 2012 – 4:07 am | Reflections This presentation is put on by Barbara McFall and Betsye Sargent. Two teachers with 90 years of combined experience share the journey they […]

  12. […] Credit K12 Online: Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks is a presentation that focuses on the experience of two teachers with 90 years of teaching […]

  13. […] Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks Posted on April 26, 2012 by Casey Flax I like in the video Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks  how it shows that veteran teachers must make changes in their classrooms because of the advances […]

  14. […] In their presentation for the 2011 KI2 Online Conference, Barbara McFall and Betsye Sargent shared their experience of becoming familiar with the rapidly accelerating technologies of the world we live in.  Ms. […]

  15. […] was a podcast by Andy McKiel called  When Learning Becomes An Event. Another great podcast by Jose Rodriguez “Old Dogs Must Learn New […]

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