Educational Technology:  Without Why, How Is  Irrelevant  T.E.L.L. Conference 2010  Brent Coley  5th Grade Teacher &  Inst...
It’s been said that  everyone has a       twin…
Is it possible to be   a good teacher without infusing  technology into      lessons?
The tool should  never be moreimportant than the     teacher.
“It’s time to usetechnology to rewrite the   rules of education.”
Without why, how  is irrelevant.
The all-important acronym… C.P.S.
Not ChildProtective Services
CPS
ConnectPS
ConnectPrepareS
ConnectPrepareShare
Connect
Communication =  Connection
Classroom Website
Classroom Preview
My inspiration…
“What did you learn in school today?”
“Nothing.”
The Daily Blog
Book Blog
Online Grades
Twitter
According to a recentstudy, 74% of all 7 th-12thgraders say they have at  least one profile on a social networking site.So...
Prepare
Imagine this scenario…
This is Sarah…Photo courtesy of Flickrhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/hellogeri/1348671074/in/photostream
StudyCastwww.mrcoley.com/studycast
“I like the StudyCastsbecause I can listen to them on my computer while I’m  doing my homework. I   listened to the Purita...
ColeyCastwww.mrcoley.com/coleycast
Talk about motivation!
Podcasting Resources  Web Links   Tutorial Videoswww.mrcoley.com/podcasting
iPod Flash Cardswww.mrcoley.com/flashcards
Math Review Videos
Share
Do you have an educational   mentor?
Tony Vincentlearninginhand.com
“I thought you should knowthat today you managed toindirectly touch the lives of     18 students here in         Alabama...
…Late last night, I stumbled  across your website and noticed your social studiesflowchart for your lesson on         Colu...
Coincidently, this justhappens to be the lesson weare on in social studies. So, Ithought I would give it a shot         wi...
TODAY WAS THE FIRST DAY that my children ENJOYEDsocial studies. Today was the    first day my students comprehended ANYTHI...
…I just thought you wouldlike to know that you made a difference in the lives of 18 children today, even though  we are al...
Are you a mentor?
ConnectPrepareShare
Contact Information    www.mrcoley.combcoley@murrieta.k12.ca.us      @brentcoley
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  1. 1. Educational Technology: Without Why, How Is Irrelevant T.E.L.L. Conference 2010 Brent Coley 5th Grade Teacher & Instructional Technology Leader Tovashal Elementary School Murrieta Valley Unified School District www.mrcoley.com bcoley@murrieta.k12.ca.usiPad photo courtesy of Jared Earle – http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaredearle/4675262184/
  2. 2. It’s been said that everyone has a twin…
  3. 3. Is it possible to be a good teacher without infusing technology into lessons?
  4. 4. The tool should never be moreimportant than the teacher.
  5. 5. “It’s time to usetechnology to rewrite the rules of education.”
  6. 6. Without why, how is irrelevant.
  7. 7. The all-important acronym… C.P.S.
  8. 8. Not ChildProtective Services
  9. 9. CPS
  10. 10. ConnectPS
  11. 11. ConnectPrepareS
  12. 12. ConnectPrepareShare
  13. 13. Connect
  14. 14. Communication = Connection
  15. 15. Classroom Website
  16. 16. Classroom Preview
  17. 17. My inspiration…
  18. 18. “What did you learn in school today?”
  19. 19. “Nothing.”
  20. 20. The Daily Blog
  21. 21. Book Blog
  22. 22. Online Grades
  23. 23. Twitter
  24. 24. According to a recentstudy, 74% of all 7 th-12thgraders say they have at least one profile on a social networking site.Source: Kaiser Family Foundation – http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm
  25. 25. Prepare
  26. 26. Imagine this scenario…
  27. 27. This is Sarah…Photo courtesy of Flickrhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/hellogeri/1348671074/in/photostream
  28. 28. StudyCastwww.mrcoley.com/studycast
  29. 29. “I like the StudyCastsbecause I can listen to them on my computer while I’m doing my homework. I listened to the Puritan StudyCast five times and I got a good grade.”
  30. 30. ColeyCastwww.mrcoley.com/coleycast
  31. 31. Talk about motivation!
  32. 32. Podcasting Resources Web Links Tutorial Videoswww.mrcoley.com/podcasting
  33. 33. iPod Flash Cardswww.mrcoley.com/flashcards
  34. 34. Math Review Videos
  35. 35. Share
  36. 36. Do you have an educational mentor?
  37. 37. Tony Vincentlearninginhand.com
  38. 38. “I thought you should knowthat today you managed toindirectly touch the lives of 18 students here in Alabama...
  39. 39. …Late last night, I stumbled across your website and noticed your social studiesflowchart for your lesson on Columbus.
  40. 40. Coincidently, this justhappens to be the lesson weare on in social studies. So, Ithought I would give it a shot with my kids.
  41. 41. TODAY WAS THE FIRST DAY that my children ENJOYEDsocial studies. Today was the first day my students comprehended ANYTHING having to do with social studies…
  42. 42. …I just thought you wouldlike to know that you made a difference in the lives of 18 children today, even though we are almost a continent away.”
  43. 43. Are you a mentor?
  44. 44. ConnectPrepareShare
  45. 45. Contact Information www.mrcoley.combcoley@murrieta.k12.ca.us @brentcoley

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