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Visual technologies in the classroom

  1. 1. Technology in the Classroom<br />By: Janice Baity<br />
  2. 2. Students learn…<br />Students learn from many different ways.<br />Example: Audio, Visual and Hands-on<br />
  3. 3. Is there a way to teach students with a more interesting view?<br />The answer is yes with technology<br />Ways:<br />Listening centers<br />Non projected visuals<br />Projected visuals<br />It is never to early to use technology in the classroom<br /><br />The following website is an article talking about using technology in a early learning classroom<br />
  4. 4. Listening CentersAudio<br />Cassette Recorders and Player and CD Players<br />Students use:<br />Read-alouds<br />Listening to music<br />Teacher use:<br />Recording lessons and instructions<br />Recording student reports<br />
  5. 5. Listening Center cont.<br />Prerecorded and Blank Cassettes and CD<br />Student and Teacher use:<br />Many ways to use, from playing music for music and movement time<br />Earphones<br />Student use:<br />This provides private listening for the students using a tape or CD play <br />
  6. 6. Nonprojected VisualsVisual<br />Print Material <br />Includes everything from books to poster on the wall<br />Student use:<br />Reading books individual<br />Reading educational magazines <br />Teacher use:<br />Books read out loud to the class<br />Posters on the walls to teach everything from abc’s to multiplication table<br />
  7. 7. Nonprojected Visuals cont.<br />Real Objects <br />Student use:<br />Bringing in things from home for show and tell<br />Teach use:<br />Items in the real world<br />Example: Rocks or stones for the science area for students to explore<br />Models (scale-down representation of real objects)<br />Student use:<br />Can make models or events in history<br />Teacher use:<br />A globe or skeleton is a great example<br />
  8. 8. Nonprojected Visuals cont.<br />Exhibits (Dioramas)<br />Student use:<br />Can make models or events in history<br />Graphics and Photographs<br />Can be actual size or blown up for deals<br />Student use:<br />Making drawings<br />Teacher use:<br />Capturing events in the classroom<br />
  9. 9. Nonprojected Visuals:Displays<br />Displays<br />Print or graphic visuals, most common the bulletin board<br />Flip Chart<br />Large pad displayed on an easel<br />Both students and teacher can use this in making a presentation<br />Magnetic Board<br />Metal surface that can adhere with small magnets attached<br />Student use:<br />In science area for the idea of how magnetic work<br />Learning to spell with magnetic letters<br />
  10. 10. Nonprojected Visuals:Displays cont.<br />Felt Board<br />Small cloth surface to adhere other cloth objects to<br />Student use:<br />Retelling a story or working on organization skills<br />Teacher use:<br />Telling a story in a different way then from reading a book<br />Chalkboard<br />Black or green board that can be written on with white or colored chalk that can be erased<br />Both can be used by teacher and students to write on and students can learn to write<br />Whiteboard<br />Slick whiteboard that can be written on with multi-colored markers that can be easily erased<br />Like the chalkboard both teachers and students can write on <br />
  11. 11. Projected Visual<br />Overhead Projector<br />Student use:<br />Display work to the classmates<br />Teacher use:<br />Versatile and inexpensive<br />Use of transparencies that are projected on the wall <br />Digital Projectors<br />Student use:<br />Display work to the classmates<br />Many be used for group activities<br />Teacher use:<br />Can be attached to a computer to display video if a television is not percent on the classroom.<br />Software and internet activities can be enlarged for large groups.<br />
  12. 12. Projected visuals cont.<br />Document Camera<br />Students use:<br />Taking images of events in their family or class activity like going a nature walk and showing what they saw<br />Teacher use:<br />Displays real-time still images<br />Displays real-time 3-D objects<br />Shows photographic slides<br />
  13. 13. Other Technology<br />Television<br />This object can be used in the classroom by watching a program on a station or by hooking a VCR or DVD player to watch <br />Computer<br />Computers are widely be used in the classroom by all students and teachers. This device gives students a great chance to search for information on the internet without having to look things up in a book. Also they have the chance to do class work and activities on the computer without the use of paper.<br />Video Recorders<br />This object can be use by teachers and students for observations and documenting infromation<br />
  14. 14. References<br />Lever-Duffy, Judy & McDonald, Jean B., (2011). Teaching and Learning with Technology (4th Ed.) Chapter 11 Audiovisual Technologies pp.289-311<br />Kneas, Ph.D, Kimberly Moore & Perry, M.D., Ph.D, Bruce. (2011). Using Technology in the Early Childhood Classroom. Scholastic.<br />