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  • 1. Integrating Technology into the Classroom Allison Biles University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • 2. Utilizing hands-on technology tools in the classroom...● Gives students ownership of their learning● Intrinsically motivates learners in their progress● Provides those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds with opportunities to interact with and use technology in educational ways
  • 3. By actively engaging our students in learning,teachers take on the role of facilitator or coachrather than a more traditional all-knowingposition of one who directs information in theclassroom.Check out this video of kids in the UK using anELMO machine, otherwise known as adocument camera during a math lesson.<iframe width="420" height="315"src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/htE4TSRjs40" frameborder="0"allowfullscreen></iframe>
  • 4. Various ways to put technology to use in the classroom:● Books/stories on CD● ELMO projectors/document cameras● SMARTBOARDS/interactive white boards● Microcomputers/laptops/notebooks● Handheld learning devices
  • 5. Appeals to ALL Learners (Gardners Multiple Intelligence Theory) Integrating technology into the classroom provides enriching and engaging activities for students of all learning types...● Linguistic● Logical/Mathematical● Spatial● Bodily/Kinesthetic● Musical/Rythmic● Interpersonal● Intrapersonal● Naturalistic
  • 6. By requiring our students to become proficient in using advanced technological tools,we are better preparing our students for thechallenging job opportunities of the future.
  • 7. Technology with Learners with Special Needs AT (Assistive Technology) “makes learning and teaching more effective for students with special needs”. Some examples include:● AlphaSmart● MathPad● Triangular pencil grip● Talking calculator● Large computer monitor● Voice amplifier Retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/assistive-technology- enhances-learning-all
  • 8. Using technology in Professional Counseling...● One Note 2010...stores info, tracks clients, helps with scheduling appointments and meetings● Saves time with online preliminary assessments that can be administered by the clients themselves● Can quickly and easily collaborate and consult with colleagues, mentors, and other helping professionals via webcam/Skype interaction
  • 9. Further helps clients to help themselves by...providing them with free online resources suchas information on local support groups,outreach programs, and other communityservices that best meet the clients needs.
  • 10. Just as we have learned thus far from this online course,TECHNOLOGY is everywhere so us teachers/counselors need to... stay updated with technological advances through educational workshops and professional development seminars.

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