Leading Teachers to Integrate Technology


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  • Leading Teachers to Integrate Technology

    1. 1. Leading a Horse to Water: Enticing Teachers to Drink
    2. 2. What’s in it for you? <ul><li>By the end of this presentation, you will </li></ul><ul><li>understand why and how to lead teachers </li></ul><ul><li>in integrating technology. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Please Enjoy <ul><li>VIDEO: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=448&title=Pay_Attention </li></ul>
    4. 4. What stage are they in?
    5. 5. Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow Stages of Evolution <ul><li>Stage One: Entry—basics </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Two: Adoption—explore and investigate </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Three: Adaptation—integrate </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Four: Appropriation—understand and use </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Five: Invention—experiment </li></ul>
    6. 6. What stage are you in? <ul><li>Stage One Basic </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Two Adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Three Adaptation </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Four Appropriation </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Five Invention </li></ul>What stage are your fellow teachers in?
    7. 7. Top Ten Ways to Integrate Technology with Teachers
    8. 8. 10. Access <ul><li>Technology-based and support resources </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Workstation </li></ul><ul><li>List of Teacher Technology Partners </li></ul>
    9. 9. 9. Planning <ul><li>Work with administration </li></ul><ul><li>Survey your teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Survey the community </li></ul><ul><li>Make budget decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Calculate the cost </li></ul><ul><li>Create a wish-list </li></ul><ul><li>Create a technology plan </li></ul>
    10. 10. 8. Mentoring <ul><li>Advocate </li></ul><ul><li>Coach </li></ul><ul><li>Nurture </li></ul><ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Take risks </li></ul><ul><li>Stay involved </li></ul><ul><li>Be informed </li></ul>
    11. 12. 7. Training <ul><li>On-site programming </li></ul><ul><li>Development sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional workshops </li></ul><ul><li>In-class collaborations </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions with smaller groups </li></ul><ul><li>Variety to teach knowledge and skills. </li></ul>
    12. 13. 6. Support <ul><li>Meet school and district objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Align and organize staff development </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional and technical </li></ul><ul><li>Work with core group of representative teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate time to learn new technology </li></ul><ul><li>To integrate technology into curriculum </li></ul>
    13. 15. 5. Collaboration <ul><li>Work with teachers to: </li></ul><ul><li>CREATE, </li></ul><ul><li>IMPLEMENT, </li></ul><ul><li>ASSESS, </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>REFLECT </li></ul>
    14. 16. 4. Encourage <ul><li>Push the district vision </li></ul><ul><li>Provide incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Show how it saves time </li></ul>
    15. 17. 3. Allow Practice Time and Exploration <ul><li>To learn the technology </li></ul><ul><li>Identify interests and needs </li></ul><ul><li>Complete training </li></ul><ul><li>Supplement teachers’ strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Promote diversified strategies </li></ul>
    16. 18. 2. Reflection <ul><li>Prepare an Evaluation Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Check out other schools- both successes and failures </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation is used to inform improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Keep up with technology </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate school technology plan through: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>surveys </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>participation </li></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 20. 1. Technology <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>www.blogster.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can use blogs to share thoughts with other teachers. Or, they can involve students in blogs in order to encourage them to write, reflect, share ideas, etc. </li></ul>
    18. 21. Other Great BLOGS? <ul><li>Please write them here. </li></ul>
    19. 22. 1. Technology-cont. <ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>http://epnweb.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.podcastforteachers.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Each podcast you create must have a structure. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction – What the podcast is about </li></ul><ul><li>Body – The main information/lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion – Ending summary of the lesson </li></ul>
    20. 23. 1. Technology-cont. <ul><li>Vodcast </li></ul><ul><li>http://feeds.feedburner.com/ScienceTheater </li></ul><ul><li>http://feeds.feedburner.com/ecogeeks </li></ul><ul><li>http://vodpod.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://abc.net.au/catalyst/vodcast_wmv.xml </li></ul><ul><li>Vodcasting adds video to the downloadable sound files. As with a podcast, each vodcast must have a structure. </li></ul>
    21. 24. Other great Podcast and Vodcast Sites? <ul><li>Please write them here. </li></ul>
    22. 25. 1. Technology-con.’t <ul><li>Interactive Whiteboard </li></ul><ul><li>BrainPop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.brainpop.com/educators/interactive_whiteboard_resources/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mimio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mimio.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EBeam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.e-beam.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promethean </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.prometheanworld.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smartboards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://smarttech.com/ </li></ul></ul>
    23. 26. 1. Technology-con.’t <ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondlife.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondlifegrid.net/slfe/education-use-virtual-world </li></ul><ul><li>Educational community with hundreds of K-12 and higher education members. Allows you to meet other educators, learn how to teach classes, and interact with students in the virtual world </li></ul>
    24. 28. 1. Technology-con.’t <ul><li>Photo Story </li></ul><ul><li>http://millie.furman.edu/mll/tutorials/p </li></ul><ul><li>otostory3/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft PhotoStory is a free application </li></ul><ul><li>that allows users to create a show and tell </li></ul><ul><li>presentation from their digital photos. </li></ul>
    25. 29. Other great Photo Sites? <ul><li>Please write them here. </li></ul>
    26. 30. 1. Technology-con.’t <ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wiki-teacher.com/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Collection of web pages that allows for free editing. The first developer of wiki software called it “the simplest online database.” </li></ul>
    27. 31. Wiki Tour Resources and Summary
    28. 32. THE END Thank you for your time.