Integrating technology into the curriculum

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Integrating technology into the curriculum

  1. 1. Inte g r atingTechnolog y Intothe Cur riculumExcerpt from Technology for the SchoolLibrarian: Theory and PracticePresentation by Cathryn Dozier
  2. 2. Why Use Technology inthe Curriculum 4 Reasons Motivates students Provides unique applications New approaches More productive
  3. 3. Attributes ofInformation-AgeSchools  Interactivity in different venues  Self-intiated  Teachers become a guide  Center of learning
  4. 4. Approaches toIntegration Teacher collaboration Team teaching Flexibility Literacy Research
  5. 5. Integrating TechnologyInto the Curriculum Pros Career preparation Change in paradigm Cons Opens new avenues Enhance critical thinking Cons Costly Rapid change Compatibility issues Costly Change Compatibility
  6. 6. Strategies for Integrationof Technology Into theCurriculum o Productivity Software o Games o Simulation o Drill o Practice o Tutorials
  7. 7. Discovery, ProblemSolving, and CooperativeLearning o Pose a problem o Research it o Hypothesis o Test o Present results
  8. 8. Discipline-Based Ideasfor Integration ofTechnology IntoCurriculum o Elementary o Short reports o Presentations o Research o Information literacy o Secondary o Video reports o Senior projects o E-books o Finding data
  9. 9. Terms o Curriculum-Guide for course work o Integration-Joining together o Cooperative-Working together o Discovery-Finding o Tutorials-Lessons o Discussions-Verbal review o Productivity- Produces o Technology- Digital o Pro-Positive o Con-Negative
  10. 10. Response to QuestionsPros and Cons of Technology in the Curriculum:Pros: Career Preparation, Paradigm, New avenues, and enhance thinking skillsCons: Costly, Rapid change, CompatibilityTechnology Planhttp://cdozier.wikispaces.com/file/view/cdo
  11. 11. Summary This presentation outlines the importance of integrating technology. It should be more that the utilization of a computer.
  12. 12. Other Resources 2 Videos:  http://www.youtube.com/embed/bW  http://www.youtube.com/embed/
  13. 13. URLs to Support http://www.edutopia.org /technology-integration-introduction http://www.usask.ca/education/coursework/802p

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