Using Technology Effectively to Support Student Achievement and the Development of 21st Century Skills<br />Middle and High School CRS and LMS Professional Development Meeting<br />March 2010<br />
TPACK Framework<br />True technology integration is understanding and negotiating the relationships between these three components of knowledge. <br />http://www.tpck.org<br />
Applying TPACK <br />Scenario<br />Curriculum Objectives- <br />The student will apply problem solving and critical thinking to literature study. <br />The student will read and analyze a variety of literature. <br />Activity- <br />Students will complete a novel study of Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students will complete a PowerPoint at the end of the novel to present their analysis of the novel’s major themes. <br />Discussion Question- <br />In thinking of the TPACK framework, where might this activity be strengthened in terms of either Content, Pedagogy, or Technology?<br />
Elements of Effective Integration<br /> Think of a successful technology-enhanced lesson you have observed or taught. <br />How did it support the development of <br />21stcentury skills? <br />What are the elements of the lesson<br />made it successful? <br />
Effective Technology-Enhanced Lessons<br />Table taken from: Schrum, Lynne, and Barbara Levin. Leading 21st Century Schools: Harnessing Technology for Engagement and Achievement. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin, 2010. Print.<br />
Reflection<br />Which of your elements of effective technology use correspond to these categories? What did you have that is missing from these categories.<br />Think back to your successful technology-enhanced lesson. Which of the categories are evident in the lesson?<br />
Application<br />Integrating the Internet into Lessons on French<br />A webquest used in a French class<br />http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=14EC5FD3-CF56-497C-8FCA-41F08F540EA2<br />
Reflection<br />What categories were evident in this lesson? <br />Put on your coach’s hat. What would you suggest to help the teacher improve this lesson?<br />
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