TECH TOOLS FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERSPresentation Transcript
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Technology Tools FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS Kelly J. Grillo, PhD Candidate University of Central Florida Dr. Marcey Kinney, PhD Exceptional Student Education Bethune-Cookman University
147-177=Basic 178-208=Proficient 210 & above=Advanced Science Scores Nation’s Report Card: Science 2005 8th grade 29% at proficient level National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 12thgrade mean science scores drop From 150, in 1996 to 147, in 2005
Mathematics Scores National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) National 8th grade scores have increased since 1990 But Florida 8th graders remain behind the national average
Let’s Level the field! Science Math
Think-Pair-Share What tools are you currently using to level the playing field and impact this data?
Difficulty with basic facts
Arithmetic weakness vs math ability
Concrete to abstract
Engaging (#1 way to increase achievement!)
Entries Due January 5th
Horizon Report Major Tech Trends (2010-2015) means for student empowerment, technology dramatically impacts work, innovation is gaining acclaim, in-time engagement and mentoring online is increasing, And technology is transforming learning space to include the virtual world.
Barriers List 2 standards !
Kelly J. Grillo
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MORE Science tools
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Unused Effective Practices Metasynthesis ONE TEACH ONE ASSIST Scruggs, Mastropieri& McDuffie (2007)
Analyze Plan Collaborate
New Directions with Technology
Create Your Lessons Aligned with Brain Pop You know the saying there is an app for that… Let Brain Pop be your app for that
The Next Gen Science Standards are here!
Every Science Teacher Instructs Sci Method Activities and Projects Appear that are already aligned with your standards!!!
Don’t forget the math!
Principles of Universal Design
Check out new resources on CAST.org Good idea to model writing a great science report as a whole class activity!!!!
National Education Technology Plan “Professional educators will be supported individually and in teams by technology that connects them to data, content, resources, expertise, and learning experiences that enable and inspire more effective teaching for all learners.” NETP draft, 2010
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