Content• Positive Findings• How does technology effect students?• Scholastic Achievement Outcome• Strategies• Technology Offers Collaboration• Technology is Individualized• The Future
Positive Findings Multiple learning styles are addressed - Audio, visual, interactive Success New learning experiences that Positive impact require higher on student level reasoning learning. and problem (ACOT) solving.
How does technology effect students? confident independent thinkers addresses positivity is different connected to learning success with styles technology greater feeling of success and self worth
Scholastic Achievement Outcome• Positive achievement in tests• Students who used math software outperformed comparison classes by 15% on standardized tests and 100% on tests targeting the curriculum- focused objectives (Cradler)
StrategiesIdentifying Similarities Summarizing and Note Cooperative Learning. and Differences. Taking. Nonlinguistic Generating and Testing Representations. Hypotheses.
Technology Offers Collaboration• Powerful instructional strategy• Additional learning opportunities• Group learning and projects• Applications are readily available
Technology is Individualized• Meets the needs of each student -Advanced -Remedial• Provides immediate feedback -Students see where they need help, improve individually, independent – don’t have to wait for the teacher
The Future Technology applications and tools Beyond high school - students careers Transition to real-world
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