Storytelling, Technology, and Teaching

Just as a great meal relies upon great ingredients,

a successful classroom relies upon a great teacher.

While technology may be altering how students are being taught,

the successful classroom still relies upon the teacher’s skill.

Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 6.56.29 AM(photo credit: Cola Daily)

*

Teacher,

Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 6.46.16 AM

answers this important question:

Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 6.45.39 AM

*

Read more of this article:

http://www.thestate.com/news/local/education/article18692757.html

*

Today’s Assignment: Watch this short video entitled “The Medium is the Message” which reflects Marshall McLuhan’s observations:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko6J9v1C9zE

Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.08.35 AM

You can read more about teacher Albert Robertson at:

http://coladaily.com/2014/04/21/lexington-one-district-teacher-of-the-year-teaches-social-studies-through-storytelling/

*

For a look at technology and how it has influenced storytelling at the cinema, watch this official trailer of the movie:

“Tomorrowland” (Britt Robertson and George Clooney)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWZ7O-RrATY

*

Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.21.46 AM