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    • Technology Use Vs. Technology Integration Which is better? By: Ellyn Garrett
    • Technology Use:
      • Technology use is when you have electronic equipment available, and you use it in the classroom
    • Technology Integration
      • Technology integration is like technology use because you are using the equipment that is available to you.
      • However, you are using this equipment productively.
    • Which is better?
      • I believe that technology integration is what schools should be focusing on.
      • Students will benefit more from the productive and active use of technology in their classrooms.
      • Technology is a part of their everyday lives, and it always will be. Knowing how to integrate it into other curriculum is essential for them.
    • Why do some people lean towards technology use?
      • Monetary Issues
      • Time Constraints
      • Is it effective?
      • Teacher Don’t Know How to Use It
    • Budgets
      • Having the money to acquire technology for schools is always an issue.
      • Most technology critics believe that schools can not afford technology for their students.
    • Time
      • Some critics believe that there is not enough time to implement technology into the school day.
      • Technology is usually a complex thing to teach so it takes up a lot of time.
      • They believe that it is hard enough to meet the requirements of other curriculum, and that technology is just added stress.
    • Effectiveness
      • There has not been an excess amount of research done over the effectiveness of technology in education which makes some critics believe that it is not important.
      • Critics often wonder this because they believe it would be published if it was important.
    • Teacher and Technology
      • Some teachers that have been in the teaching profession for awhile are computer and technology illiterate.
      • Teachers should be trained in technology so they are able to teach it productively.
    • Why should technology be implemented in schools?
      • Society relies on technology.
      • It enables and assists with communication
      • It encourages creativity.
      • Grade improvement has been linked to technology integration.
      • Kids enjoy working with technology, and it makes them excited about coming to school.
      • Students with special needs are often able to complete work better when they use technology.
    • Society and Technology
      • Society requires technology in many ways.
      • Students will have to use technology in society to function as a citizen.
      • Most jobs require the use of technology.
      • They will also need technology integration to be competitive students and citizens. The more they know, the more they will stand out to future employers and clients.
    • Communication and Technology
      • Technology is essential for communication, and without technology integration students would be less able to communicate effectively.
      • Using technology to communicate connects students to the world.
      • Students can communicate
      • through: phone lines,
      • emails, video conferencing
      • and much more.
    • Creativity
      • Students can use the web to gather ideas.
      • Using technology allows students to express themselves.
      • It encourage them to communicate with others. This helps them think critically about ideas.
      • It allows them to research topics by using more resources. If they did not have the web or other technology they would be limited to books.
    • Grade Improvement
      • They are engaged in literacy while they are on the web.
      • Students spend more time on their work because they are engage in it while using technology.
      • Technology integration improved students’ reading and writing skills.
    • Pure Enjoyment
      • Students are enthusiastic about working with technology.
      • The like the fact that they can write papers faster and modify their work without having to start all over.
      • When students are doing work with technology they are more engaged in the curriculum.
      • Technology is a way for students to feel connected to the world.
    • Students with Special Needs
      • Technology enables students to express themselves easier and freely.
      • Technology, such as computers, create a comfortable environment for students because they are non-judgmental.
      • It is beneficial for students that struggle with short attention spans.
      • Students can take all the time they need when using technology because it is self-paced.
    • Teachers and Technology
      • Teachers should strive to integrate technology into their lessons.
      • Teachers should not be afraid to admit they need help learning more about technology.
      • Encourage your schools to go to technology education workshops.
      • By incorporating technology in your classroom you are supporting your student’s future. For example, it prepares students
      • for college, careers, and other
      • real-world events,
    • One Last Thought
      • “ While that report includes some controversial proposals, there is nonetheless a remarkable consensus among educators and business and policy leaders on one key conclusion: we need to bring what we teach and how we teach into the 21st century.”
      • ( How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century)
    • Articles And Websites That I Used For Resources
      • How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century
      • Computers as Mindtools
      • Meaningful Learning
      • 50 ways to integrate technology [by Anne Leftwich]
      • Technology Integration: Part 1 & Part 2
      • The Technology Rich Classroom
      • The World at your Fingertips