Technology today Where should our children be going?
Where we are today? <ul><li>Technology dollars </li></ul><ul><li>Sputnik </li></ul>
What some research tells us <ul><li>Effects of media </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of tutoring software </li></ul><ul><li>How ...
Effects of media <ul><li>Electronic media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance visual-spatial skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M...
Effects of tutoring software <ul><li>Teachers-felt the software was beneficial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good for reinforcing ...
Nine instructional strategies <ul><li>Identifying similarities and differences </li></ul><ul><li>Summarizing and note taki...
How technology supports instruction Word processing Web resources Multimedia Data collection Organizing
21 st  century learners <ul><li>21 st  century skills </li></ul><ul><li>21 st  century content </li></ul><ul><li>Learning/...
Where do we want our children to be? <ul><li>Who will provide the leadership? </li></ul><ul><li>What training is needed? <...
Where should our children go?
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  • Introduce self and make introductions around the room. Begin discussion on technology by soliciting input from board members on what their expectations are. Discuss with them, and get a sense of where they are coming from, regarding technology in the school. Work with the group to get both positive and negative answers, expecting some funding and use issues. Redirect group to the next slide.
  • Technology argument

    1. 1. Technology today Where should our children be going?
    2. 2. Where we are today? <ul><li>Technology dollars </li></ul><ul><li>Sputnik </li></ul>
    3. 3. What some research tells us <ul><li>Effects of media </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of tutoring software </li></ul><ul><li>How technology supports instruction </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century teaching and learning </li></ul>
    4. 4. Effects of media <ul><li>Electronic media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance visual-spatial skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May improve problem-solving skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content matters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High quality programming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children learn what we teach them </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Effects of tutoring software <ul><li>Teachers-felt the software was beneficial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good for reinforcing and supporting lectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possible improvements in high-stakes testing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students-increased attitude toward science and increased achievement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive motivational tool </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Nine instructional strategies <ul><li>Identifying similarities and differences </li></ul><ul><li>Summarizing and note taking </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforcing effort and providing recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Homework and practice </li></ul><ul><li>Nonlinguistic representations </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative learning </li></ul><ul><li>Setting objectives and providing feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Generating and testing hypothesis </li></ul><ul><li>Cues, questions, and advance organizers </li></ul>
    7. 7. How technology supports instruction Word processing Web resources Multimedia Data collection Organizing
    8. 8. 21 st century learners <ul><li>21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century content </li></ul><ul><li>Learning/thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Technology literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership skills </li></ul>3 R’s are now: rigor relevance real world skills
    9. 9. Where do we want our children to be? <ul><li>Who will provide the leadership? </li></ul><ul><li>What training is needed? </li></ul><ul><li>What do we do next? </li></ul>
    10. 10. Where should our children go?

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