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Examples of ways to embed technology in instruction and learning

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  • Connecting Through Technology
  • Ready or Not . . . The World is Different
    • Work is different ...
    • Tools are different ...
    • Communication is different ...
    • Information is different ...
    • Kids are different ...
    • And Learning Is Different!
    Copyright © 2000-2002 ISTE NETS Project. All Rights Reserved.
  • Our Educational System Must Produce Technology-Capable Kids Within a sound educational system students can become:
    • Capable information technology users
    • Information seekers, analyzers, and evaluators
    • Problem solvers and decision makers
    • Creative and effective users of productivity tools
    • Communicators, collaborators, publishers, and producers
    • Informed, responsible, and contributing citizens
    Copyright © 2000-2002 ISTE NETS Project. All Rights Reserved.
  • NET-Standards Categories 1. Basic Operations and Concepts. 2. Personal and Professional Use of Technology 3. Application of Technology in Instruction. 1. Technology Operations and Concepts 2. Planning and Designing Learning Environments and Experiences 3. Teaching, Learning, and the Curriculum 4. Assessment and Evaluation 5. Productivity and Professional Practice 6. Social, Ethical, Legal, and Human Issues NETS for Teachers Copyright © 2000-2002 ISTE NETS Project. All Rights Reserved.
  • Continuum of Technology Integration
            • Personal Use of Technology
          • Single Educational Use of Technology
        • Use Internet, Word Processing, Technology Project
      • Use on a Regular Basis, Curriculum Related Projects
    • Students Use Technology as a Tool Every Day
    • Use Technology Seamlessly Throughout the Day,
    • Experiment with New Technology
    Technology Assessment for Teachers
  • What’s your GOAL?
    • How will you use technology more effectively in your classroom?
  • Take One Step at a Time
  • Essential Elements in a Technology-rich Connected Classroom
    • Technology
    • Curriculum
    • Instruction
    • Assessment
    • Management Tools
  • Step 1: Technology
    • Assess Your Educational Technology Savvy
    Software Programs Digital Images – Cameras – Video - Scanners Internet-Based Programs – Searching - Blogs Refer to Glossary List Scientific Probes - Calculators Productivity Tools Video Conferencing Dynamic Information Sharing Presentation Tools Digital Audio – MP3 Players
  • Step 2: Connecting Curriculum and Technology
  • How do you select and use the right combination of tools for the job at hand?
  • Content First
  • Linking Content Area Standards with Technology Standards
    • Select a current unit of study
    • Identify core curricular standards, concepts, and content
    • Identify technology standards and skills which can also be addressed through unit of study
  • Step 3- Link Technology and Instruction
  • Crystals to Kites
    • Investigate curricular concepts & content
      • Scientific exploration of crystals
      • Mathematical exploration of crystals
      • Application of concepts to kites
      • Develop use of technology tools
  • Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning
    • Drawing Crystals 
    Draw Program
  • Scientific Exploration of Crystals
  • Integration of Technology
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  • Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning
    • Drawing Crystals 
    • Mathematical Patterns 
    Spreadsheet Draw Program
  • Mathematical Exploration of Crystals
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  • Exploring Mathematical Relationships 30 20 12 Decagonal Prism 27 18 11 Nonagonal Prism 24 16 10 Octagonal Prism 21 14 9 Heptagonal Prism 18 12 8 Hexagonal Prism 15 10 7 Pentagonal Prism 12 8 6 Square Prism 9 6 5 Triangular Prism Edges Vertices Faces Prism
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  • Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning
    • Drawing Crystals 
    • Mathematical Patterns 
    • Finding Crystal Examples 
    Spreadsheet Draw Program Web Search /Table
  • Crystal Quest
    • Choose one of the sites below to visit.
    • 1. Locate a picture that shows an identifiable geometric crystal shape.
    • 2. Copy and paste your selected picture onto the table below.
    • 3. Label the picture with its name and crystal shape.
    • Crystal Apothecary Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collection
    • http://pharminfo.com/gallery/crystals/Crystals.html http://www.nmnh.si.edu/minsci/
    • Mineral Identification Common Substances
    • http://www.netspace.net.au/~mwoolley/top.htm http://mee-inc.com/crystals.html
    • Mineralogy and Crystallography Snow Crystal Shapes
    • http://www.unige.ch/sciences/terre/esr/mineralo.htm http://www.papersnowflakes.com/science.htm
    • Mineral Gallery Photomicropraphs of Crystals
    • http://mineral.galleries.com/ h ttp://www.scienceart.nl/Frames/HOMEpage.htm
  • Crystal Study
  • Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning
    • Drawing Crystals 
    • Mathematical Patterns 
    • Finding Crystal Examples 
    • Experimental Choices 
    Spreadsheet Draw Program Web Search /Table Select Web Sites
    • Crystal Growing
    • Identify the type of crystal you would like to try growing.
    • Use the following sites to locate two or three different procedures to follow in growing your crystal.
    • Compare the different procedures and select or modify one to use.
    • Type/Copy and print your procedure for your use.
    • http://www.chemistry.co.nz/crystal_gardens.htm l
    • http://laue.chem.ncsu.edu/web/student_xtal.html
    • http://www.chemistry.co.nz/crystals_string.html
    • http://rockhoundingar.com/pebblepups/growcryst.html
    • http://www.sciencenet.org.uk/publications/crystal.html
    • http://freeweb.pdq.net/headstrong/crys.htm
    • http://kerala.com/science/project1_page1.htm
    • http://www.yesmag.bc.ca/projects/crystal_gardens.html
    • Kite Construction
    • Search through the following sites to find a kite design you would like to build.
    • http://www.clem.freeserve.co.uk/
    • http://www.ttl.dsu.edu/woodburg/Default.htm
    • http://www.sct.gu.edu.au/~anthony/kites/tetra/variations/
    • http://www.win.tue.nl/~pp/kites/index.html
    • http://www.win.tue.nl/~pp/kites/pointers.html
  • Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning
    • Drawing Crystals 
    • Mathematical Patterns 
    • Finding Crystal Examples 
    • Experimental Choices 
    • Analyze Experimental Data 
    Spreadsheet Draw Program Web Search /Table Select Web Sites Database
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  • Access Database