Using Technology in the Classroom
Attitude is Generally Positive
“It is the teacher - what the teacher knows and can do -
that is the most significant factor in student
achievement.” ~~ Harry K. Wong
How do we create an engaging environment
where all of our students can achieve beyond
Student Achievement Helping Hands
Online Learning Communities
How to Build an Online Learning
American Digital Schools (2006
Shows 19% of all student devices
today are mobile and that 50% will
be mobile in 2011
Online learning in the eight main
subject areas is currently used by
only 3.8% of students, By 2011, this
will grow to 15.6%
Updated Technology Uses
Currently Using Should be Using
Composition Books Blogs
Magazine Cutouts Multimedia Graphics
VCR TV carts iTunes University
Chalk &Marker boards Multimedia &
Letters and Notes Interactivities
(chat, email, links)
Today’s students expect
constant access to
classroom and beyond.
Which is why more and more
faculty are using iTunes U to
distribute digital lessons to
Supporting our Teachers
17% of district directors believe their current
professional development program is prepared to
support 1:1 computing effectively. In contrast, 73% of
superintendents rank professional development
extremely important in these same initiatives.
American Digital Schools (2006 study)
Today we talked about
Technology in the Classroom
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