Technology Use For Students in the Classroom Ellen Maruszewski
Students CreativityCreativity is based on three things •1. The process •2. The outcome •3. The goal intendedThe creation of a students work should bebased on their original ideas, theprocesses, experiences and objects used.Technology plays a big part in creativity!
Creativity involvesfeelings, beliefs, knowled ge, motivations and disiplinary understandings
What we can do as teachers!•Teachers may hinder the creativeprocess in order to get through thematerial intended. Never criticize astudents work, they may fear to becreative again.•As teachers we should structure ouractivites according to curriculumgoals, standards and the studentsknowldge and needs.
Ways to promote Creativity! •Students input in class ideas•Decorate the classroom with their work •Encourage students to seek alternative ways of responding to structured art activities
Technology & Creativity!•Puzzles•Design and create software•Creativity Pool•Paint•Brainstorming software
Technology & Problem SolvingTwo types of problems students face 1.Close-ended problems •usually one correct answer2. Open-endend problems •many correct answers Inquiry: research, guideddiscovery, students ask questions and search for answers
Technology & Problem SolvingBringing technology and problemsolving together is simple!Teachers can use web-based tools to fit what they are teaching! It can fit into your teaching style and students learning styles! Being able to connect the world inyour classroom to the world around us