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This is a brief overview of technology applications in education

This is a brief overview of technology applications in education

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  • Technology Applications in Education Jon Orech English Teacher Curricular Technology Consultant Cooperative Learning Trainer Downers Grove South High School [email_address]
  • Tools
    • Office
      • Word
      • Publisher
      • Powerpoint
      • Excel
    • E Mail
  • More tools
    • Software: content/ test prep.
    • Hardware
      • Digital cameras
      • Scanners
      • Smart boards
      • Document cameras
    • The web (student and teacher)
  • What do we do with them?
  • Learner standards
    • NETS
    • En-gauge
    • State BOE
    • District
  • Thinking beyond the tools
    • How does the tool promote a fundamental literacy?
    • How does the technology add to and extend the learning experience?
    • What pedagogy will ensure the success of 1 and 2?
    • (D. Jakes)
  • Instead of technology being integrated into the curriculum, it must be integral.
  • Buzz words
    • Project based learning
    • Differentiated instruction
    • Critical thinking
    • Multiple intelligences/ Learning styles
    • Student-centered /Cooperative learning
    • Assessment for learning
    • “ Guaranteed and Viable” curriculum
    • Local, state, and national standards
  •  
  • Uses for learning
    • Inquiry research
    • Digital Storytelling
    • Web 2.0
    • Curricular management systems
  • Inquiry research
    • Formulate essential question
    • Develop foundation questions
    • conduct web-based research
    • Cross-reference, distill, revise f.q.’s
    • Complete Research Record
    • Create product
  • Developing inquiry
    • Construct a vertical plan: systematically removing support .
    • Develop a “questioning” culture.
    • Teach ethical research.
    • Distinguish between web-based and database research.
  • Digital Storytelling Center for Digital Storytelling
    • Begins with good narrative writing
    • Supplement with quality images
    • Distill story into a “script”
    • Create a movie using digital editing software adding voice, soundtrack, and effects
    • Publish and present
  • “ Why bother?” Pangea day
  • Web 2.0 Connectedness
    • Blogs / wikis / googledocs
    • Myspace/Facebook
    • Social bookmarking ( del.icio.us )
    • video/ photography ( teachertube , flickr )
    • RSS
    • Podcasting / Audacity
      • Podbean.com
  • Curricular management systems (Blackboard)
    • Assignments, links, and announcements
    • Discussion board
    • Digital dropbox
    • Blogs and wikis
    • Groups
    • Turnitin.com
    • Podcasting
    • On-line testing and surveys
  • Acceptable use Policy
    • Digital professionalism
    • Creative commons
    • plagiarism
  • Instead of… “ Technology is really cool. How can we get kids to use it?” Think… “ Students need to be able to_____. How can technology help?”