Integrating technology in the classroom through the
Maria Benitez<br />Integrating Technology in theClassroom Through the use of Multimedia<br />
Using Multimedia<br />Helps students create stories and share ideas<br />Digital storytelling by using a computer<br />Examples are iMovies and a video editing program<br />
Procedure<br />Students self reflect or inquire a memory of a special place feelings and attitudes to write about.<br />This is done to inspire and encourage students to write.<br />Have students create a visual representation of topic<br />
Hands on Approach<br />Have students draw, paint or create a collage using KidPix computer software program.<br />This empowers the reader to better understand.<br />http://www.amazon.com/Kid-Pix-Deluxe-4-Home/dp/B001UXTIGS<br />
Different Types of Multimedia<br />Students can use digital scanner or a camcorder to recorder their story.<br />
Digital Storytelling <br />This type process promotes students to assist in peer coaching.<br />Enables them to help each other in the editing process of their story.<br />Student also embrace feedback from teachers.<br />
Another Type of Multimedia<br />Microsoft Power Point serve as a means for presenting assignments.<br />Students are also able to express their thoughts and display their skills and become creative.<br />Students can include images, visual, and sound as part of their presentation.<br />
Technology across the Content Areas<br />The use of technology can also be carried across Reading, Math , Science and Social Studies.<br />Students are also able to utilize technology in any course.<br />Writing is utilize throughout the content areas.<br />Using technology assisting students with this process in ways they do not realize.<br />
Benefits of Using Technology<br />Teachers and Districts encourage students to participate by testing their abilities and limits to become critical thinkers.<br />Students are becoming creative in the use of technology.<br />They also gain experience as they manipulate these types of computer programs and multimedia resources.<br />
References<br />Banaszewski, T. (2002). Digital storytelling finds its place in the classroom. MultiMedia Schools, Retrieved from http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/jan02/banaszewski.htm<br />Mindlin, F. (2009). Digital storytelling using technology in the classroom as a way to teach writing. CETPA Data Bus, 49(2), Retrieved from http://www.scribd.com/doc14384285/Digitalstorytellingusingtechnologyintheclassroomthatiscontextbeddedinquirydrivenandsocialynegotiated<br />Riesland, E. (2005). Visual literacy and the classroom. New Horizons for Learning, Retrieved from http://www.newhorizons.org/strategies/literacy/riesland.htm<br />
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