Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Hex 5-4: Digital Literacy

Part I:

Activity:
Take notes (form provided) on the following presentations/video:

Picking the Right Search Terms 
https://docs.google.com/a/madrid.k12.ia.us/presentation/d/1JFaDwf3_mHVe-O0lqlGRibCD_Hv6zle58YsbUcanzDM/present?slide=id.i0

Understanding Search Results 
https://docs.google.com/a/madrid.k12.ia.us/presentation/d/1KQg1jH5zPK2tXP4CIHcPFyeGMhcX81mh2BpAzbWUbeg/present?slide=id.i0

Narrowing a Search to Get the Best Results 
https://docs.google.com/a/madrid.k12.ia.us/presentation/d/1KQg1jH5zPK2tXP4CIHcPFyeGMhcX81mh2BpAzbWUbeg/present?slide=id.i0

Discuss:
-Boolean operators
-Advanced Searching

Evaluating Websites  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLZ-ne0csto

Discuss:
-What would make you suspicious of a website?
-What are some clues to help you tell if a website is trustworthy?



Part II:

Consider:

1-What are issues with using the Internet in schools?


http://blog.mindjet.com/2013/12/innovation-culture-soctech-wired/


2-What are issues with using the Internet in the workplace?  Consider legal, ethical, and productivity issues


3-What kind of skills will be necessary for jobs in the future?


4-How can the Internet be used positively in the classroom?


Assignment:
Interview a parent or trusted adult and ask them one or both of the following questions, recording their response in the comment section of this blog post:

1-How/when do you use technology in your job?  For example, how do you use technology in a regular work day?

2-What do you think is the future of technology in the workplace (in your field or others)? 


19 comments:

  1. My dad uses technology not very often in the work place because he his is a construction worker and he is more hands on ~ cody f.

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  2. the future of technology in the work place for my dad will be more ipads and digital items ~cody f.

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  3. Mrs. Kirkpatrick used technology at work to check grades, take attendance, and check kids homework. ~Cody F.

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  4. mrs. kirkpatrick feels that paper will be a thing of the past and everything will be done electronically ~Cody F.

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  5. My mom uses technology to do her job and answer the phone also she uses technology everyday in her workplace.
    Sophia

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  6. My mom said she thinks in the future there will be alot more technology in her workplace in the future.
    Sophia

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  7. My step dad says he uses technology very little. He thinks there will be a lot more technology in the future for the workplace.
    Kiley

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  8. My Dad said that with his job they use technology very often because they need to keep records of who has been arrested and who hasn't. He says the future of technology In his job wont be that big because they already have top of the line quality.-Alex

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  9. My Dad says he uses computers mainly being in an insurance company to store data on their client base and to monitor performance of their policies. He also uses it to monitor employee performance. My mom uses technology through a pager to assist her clients at an assisted living facility. My parents suggest that in the future, we will be able to produce the same amount of work with less man power. -Zaccary

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  10. My dad uses technology being a mechanic, he uses a computer to diagnose electronic engines and also installs GPS systems on equipment -Jill

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  11. My mom uses technology everyday for checking her email, printing worksheets, and printing projects for her preschoolers. She says technology will be everywhere like instead of paper there will be tablets in the future.
    Emily

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  12. My mom works on a computer all day. She uses it for designing and depends on the internet to transfer files to and from customers. My dad depends on the internet to send and receive job quotes. He also uses a computer to control his digital press.-Zane

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  13. My dad is on a computer most of the day. He has to see if his patients are on time and what time they are. My mom is never on the computer because she doesn't need to be.
    Braden G

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  14. 1) Right know my moms work has all wireless keyboards and mouses with their own computers.
    2) My mom thinks that they will all have touchscreens built into their desks.
    - Gabby

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  15. My papa uses computers sometimes at work to look up stuff on how something should look but he also sometimes has to fix them in some of the dorms.
    -Danielle

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  16. my mom uses technology all day

    my dad never uses technology

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  17. my mom said that she uses tecnolagy all day and she makes enshurance for people. she also uses it to do group descucions at work.

    Braden R

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  18. Both of my parents have and use technology for their work email
    Leah

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