Published on March 8, 2009
Technological Affordances or Don’t use a lamp as a doorstop
Technological Affordances is a fancy term for a very simple idea
Let’s say I want to open a can of soup
What should I use? • A Rock • A hammer and chisel • A can opener
I walk into a dark room and I want to be able to see
What should I do? • Open a book • Turn on the TV • Turn on a lamp
What if we want to teach people about the Bill of Rights?
What medium should we use? • A book • A documentary • A video game
People pay attention to media they like
Education is about Development
All technology has different strengths
New Perspectives and Empathy
Inquiry and Collaboration
We’re all experimenting!
This is a power point presentation for the Global Kids Playing 4 Keeps Capacity Building Program. The presentation is about technological affordances and ...
P4K Technological Affordances This is a power point presentation for the Global Kids Playing 4 Keeps Capacity Building Program. The presentation is about ...
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