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    • Integrating Technology: What it’s all about?! Ivey Manwaring
    • Technology Integration is the use of technology tools in general content areas in education in order to allow students to apply computer and technology skills to learning and problem-solving. From Wikipedia
    • What Technology Integration is not:
      • Taking students to the computer lab once a week for 40 minutes
      • Using the computer as an electronic worksheet
      • Using the computer as a reward station for students who are finished with their other assignments
    • What Technology Integration is:
      • Part of the daily routine taking place in the classroom
      • Supporting and extending curriculum objectives in a flawless manner
      • Engaging students in meaningful learning
      • Enabling students to show what they have learned in new and creative ways
    • Traditional vs. Integrated Classrooms
      • Teacher-oriented
      • Inactive learning
      • Single media
      • Delivering of information
      • Student centered
      • Active learning
      • Multi-media
      • Exchanging of information
    • Why use technology in the classroom?
      • Teaching that stresses active participation helps students process and maintain information
      • It promotes deeper thinking
    • What technology is available?
      • SmartBoard
        • Students are able to go to the board and actively participate in an activity by touching the SmartBoard
        • Countless activities built into the Smart Notebook software and pre-made activities are available on Smart Exchange and other sites on the web
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    • What technology is available?
      • Teacher-made Powerpoints
      • United Streaming Videos
      • Digital Document Camera
      • Web 2.0 tools
        • Advanced Internet applications that include blogs, wikis, rss, and social networking
    • Student Practice
      • Student created Powerpoints
      • Interactive websites, ex:,
      • Student created presentations using Web 2.0 tools
    • Integrating Technology a bit overwhelming? Don’t worry, you can take baby steps.
    • Integrating Technology…
      • Takes time
      • Is a growth process
      • In the end will your teaching and the students’ learning to another level
    • Bibliography Lesson plans and resources for your SMART Board - SMART Exchange. (n.d.). Lesson plans and resources for your SMART Board - SMART Exchange . Retrieved June 13, 2011, from Patter, R. (n.d.). ERIC PDF Download - Strategies to Enhance the Likelihood that Teachers Will Integrate Technology into Their Classrooms. ERIC 窶 � World 窶冱 largest digital library of education literature . Retrieved June 14, 2011, from Resource Assessment Rubric for Tech Integr. (n.d.). Department of Instructional Technology and Institute for Interactive Technologies . Retrieved June 16, 2011, from Technology Integration. (n.d.). Wikipedia . Retrieved June 11, 2011, from What is Web 2.0 (or Web 2)? Definition from . (n.d.). Computer Glossary, Computer Terms - Technology Definitions and Cheat Sheets from - The Tech Dictionary and IT Encyclopedia . Retrieved June 12, 2011, from,,sid9_gci1169528,00.html