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Teaching with technology presentation

  1. 1. bringing the world to the classroom door educ 555 megan bashore
  2. 2. instructional media: cues and questions cues and questions When is using instructional media to introduce new concepts appropriate? Providing accurate visuals Clearing up known misconceptions
  3. 3. Making the most of a virtual experience “There is no better way, short of traveling long distances with your students, to share the wonders of the world while connecting them to their studies” -Jan Zanetis (ISTE) Teachers can Plan the tours to fit into the curriculum Prepare activities matching standards
  4. 4. “The variety of technology tools that make use of video, audio, interactive materials, web links, and videoconferencing allows teachers to act as travel guides, naturalists, curators, and historians.” -Michael Bowker Teachers can... Set the pace Tailor for age-appropriate content
  5. 5. online magazine http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexpl
  6. 6. Start by using questions that guide the students to what they already know. Explain what they will learn and clearly state an objective. Tell them what to listen for in the presentation.
  7. 7. Stop often to discuss what the students have learned. Have the students re-state what was taught in the presentation. Encourage student interaction during the presentation. The goal is to keep them engaged. Allow time for questions.
  8. 8. Have an activity at the end to reinforce what the students learned. A summarizing task is an effective way of helping students know the important facts they will need to remember. As a teacher, confirm that students have met the objective you intended.
  9. 9. Virtual Tours Although there are many locations our classes cannot physically visit, these places have been made available virtually. It is said that a benefit of the Internet is that it makes the world a much smaller place.
  10. 10. animals San Diego Zoo Monteray Bay Aquarium National Geographic Critter Cam zoo.sandiegozoo.org www.monteraybayaquarium.org animals.nationalgeographic.com
  11. 11. museums Smithsonian: National Museum of Natural History www.mnh.si.edu
  12. 12. International Spy Museum www.spymuseum.org
  13. 13. Hershey’s Chocolate Factory Holocaust Museum www.hersheys.comwww.ushmm.org
  14. 14. Locations The White House Colonial Williamsburg 7 World Wonders www.whitehouse.gov www.history.org www.panoramas.dk
  15. 15. Planning & Implementing & Implementing What would I like students to see? Am I using time wisely? Have I stated a clear objective? Are students keeping their focus?
  16. 16. references Zanetis, J. (2010). The beginner's guide to interactive virtual field trips. Learning & Leading With Technology, 37(6), 20-23. Bowker, M. (2010). A virtual ticket to ride. T H E Journal, 37(5), 13-14.