My Experience<br />Palm Beach County 4th grade teacher for 5.5 years<br />2004-2008 Chair of Professional Development <br />Tech Ambassador<br />Attend technology conferences/workshops<br />Costa Rica 3rd grade teacher ½ a year<br />Adjunct Professor at Palm Beach State<br />
Big ResponsibilityDID YOU KNOW?<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9Wu2kWwSY&feature=player_embedded<br />
Survey MonkeyPlease complete the survey at this address:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YX2ZQB9<br />Purpose of survey<br />Gain previous knowledge of students<br />Learn about our peers<br />Use data driven technologies <br />Explore free and useful web-sites for educators<br />Data collected will be used for today’s lab<br />FUN!<br />Then think about this mind bender:<br /> I come at the end of time and at the start of eternity. I come four times in every week, but only once in a thousand years. What am I?<br />BEGIN LOOKING OVER SYLLABUS<br />
General Class Schedule<br />1.Sign-in<br />2. Students review text for quiz<br />3.PowerPoint Presentation of Text<br />4.Break 15/20 minutes<br />5.Quiz<br />6.New assignment Q&A <br />7. Project/Lab<br />
Syllabus<br />Page 1<br />Please read over, this provides as the general course description and expectations.<br />Textbook info should be highlighted<br />Teachers Discovering Computers: Integrating Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom. Shelly, Cashman, Gunter, Gunter. (5th Edition). ISBN: 9781423911807. Textbook Web Site Companion: www.scscite.com/tdc5Click here and provide text title(s), edition, author, publisher and ISBN.<br />Web Content Information should be highlighted<br />http://may2010edtech.pbworks.com/<br />Contact Info<br />
Syllabus<br />Page 2 : Course Schedule<br />Subject to Change (likely to be less not more )<br />Will give specific directions for each assignment as we approach them<br />Read the chapter in the “content” column before coming to class <br />Education Issues is the 1st homework assignment due Tuesday June 29, 2010. Respond to segment # 3 Reality vs Fantasy in a strong paragraph that: Introduces the educational issue<br /> At least 3 sentences that supports your viewpoint<br /> Closing statement<br />Quizzes-Will come directly from the reading which you are responsible for & will be given after the content is reviewed <br />
Syllabus<br />Page 3<br />Assignments<br />More specific pg. 2<br />The 50 points for wiki is combined with participation in class and on the class wiki.<br />http://may2010edtech.pbworks.com/<br />One late assignment = no penalty<br />No exam make-ups unless emergency (must contact me immediately)<br />Attendance-please read<br />
Syllabus<br />Page 4<br />USB<br />Palm Beach State email only<br />It is expected that you will actively participate and get the most out of the class as possible. <br />Please read the rest<br />Any questions?<br />
Student Graphing1st in class lab <br />http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createAgraph/default.aspx<br />Take data from any of the survey results and create a graph. <br />email to: email@example.com<br />Save on USB drive (if you don’t have it yet..email to yourself )<br /> <br />
In Closing<br />I am looking forward to an exciting semester full of useful tools for your college education and your career.<br />Please complete the Graph lab before you leave, this counts towards your participation grade.<br />Read chapter 1 & 2 for next class<br />Explore class wiki<br />Respond to #3 p. 36 (have ready to hand in 6/29; directions are posted on the wiki under “Educational Issues”)<br />
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