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    • Applying Technology to Education
      By: Kylie Swanson
    • Internet Access
      The percentage of public schools with access to the internet increased from 35 to 99 percent between 1994 and 2002.
      Advantages of internet access
      Online research for projects
      Online activities
      Online dictionary and thesaurus
      Online assessment of students
      Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are many (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technoooology-integration-introduction
    • Effects on Teachers
      Teachers can reach different students that may seem inaccessible
      Teacher can take on many different roles, such as:
      Adviser
      Content Expert
      Coach
      Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are many (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technoooology-integration-introduction
    • Effects on Teaching
      Teachers can present the material in a more appealing way that can hold the student’s attention for longer amounts of time
      Teachers can create lectures as
      Power Points
      Spreadsheets
      Videos
      The best tech tools for teachers (2010). Retrieved fromwww.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech234.shtml
    • Effects on Students
      Higher interest in the content material being presented
      Greater understanding of material when linked with pictures, videos, and other examples
      Increased motivation to learn
      Increase technological skills
      More collaboration with peers
      Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are many (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technoooology-integration-introduction
    • Effects on Students
      Increased opportunities for student-constructed learning
      Improves writing skills
      Increases preparation of students for most careers and vocations
      Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are many (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technoooology-integration-introduction
    • Technology Tools for Teachers
      Microsoft Office
      Word, Power Point, Excel
      Microsoft OneNote
      SMART Boards
      Interactive white boards
      Elmo Projector
      The best tech tools for teachers (2010). Retrieved fromwww.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech234.shtml
    • Risks of Technology
      Overuse of technology
      Students become more reliant on machines than their minds
      Privacy
      Information is easily accessed by outside parties if not careful
      Plagiarism
      Students must learn early on to cite information found from external resources
      Knill, O. (2007). Benefits and risks off media and technology in the classroom. Paper presented at the ICTCM conference, Boston.
    • Helpful Websites
      Education World
      www.educationworld.com
      Web Quest
      www.webquest.org
      Teacher Tech Blog
      www.teachertechblog.com
      Teachnology
      www.teach-nology.com
    • References
      Knill, O. (2007). Benefits and risks off media and technology in the classroom. Paper presented at the ICTCM conference, Boston.
      The best tech tools for teachers (2010). Retrieved fromwww.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech234.shtml
      Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are man (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technology-integration-introduction