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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