Basic Concepts on Integrating Technology in Instruction
EdTech 2Integrating technology with teaching meansthe use of learning technologies to introduce,reinforce, supplement and extend skills… thedifference between the classroom ofexemplary users of technology and technologyusers is the way their classes are conducted.In the exemplary classrooms, student usecomputers is woven integrally into thepatterns of teaching; software is a naturalextension of student tools. Page 2
Ms. Cruz wants to show photos in herSocial Studies class, but the pictures are small…
She decides to use the computer, scan the photos for a computer projection to the class… 4
Ms. Dela Cruz thinks it is tedious to do paper-and-pen Match worksheets.
She decides to use the computer to put the worksheets into a spreadsheet form.She then asked students to submit their completedworksheet to her by e-mail.
Geography teacher, Mr. Obispado finds itdifficult to motivate his students to learn about other countries. 7
His supervisor suggested an instructional simulationsoftware in which students play detectives to solvemysteries related to geography. Mr. Obispado used thecomputer-based material, also designed worksheets andquestion-answer sheets to find out the students’ experiencein the learning process. 8
Mr. Odicta uses a computer bases Trigonometrysoftware, projected to the class using a projector to supplement her teacher centered class presentation Page 9
English teacher, Ms. Edrosolano, used computer-based activities (software) which students can got through during library time. Page 10
Mr. Borja asks his students to find information on Denguein the internet. Students are to create an informationleaflet giving a family health advisory on Dengue. Page 11
The Araullo National High School has a partner-school in Iligan City National High School. A joint project allows both schools to exchange information on Peacetech. Videoconferencing is held involving students of both schools.