Using Technology to Enhance        Literacy Skills      Prof. Arlinda López   WPRTESOL Conference 2012        UPR, Aguadil...
ObjectivesDefine the terms: literacy and technologyintegration.Discuss how technology can enhance literacyskills in the el...
Literacy SkillsLiteracy skills—reading, writing, listening, andspeakingTodays students also need technology skillsfor comm...
Technology IntegrationForward-looking educators believe thattechnology has the potential to connectstudents to reading and...
Technology Integration                         5
Technology IntegrationAn authentic use of technology is using it as atool to accomplish a complex task; forexample, studen...
Tech for Reading DevelopmentAudiobooksE-books and online textsElectronic talking books                                7
Tech for Writing DevelopmentWord processingDesktop publishingMultimedia composingOn-line publishing of student workInterne...
Video use in the ClassroomYouTube DownloaderVideo in the classroom (Guide)                                 9
www.storybird.com short, art-inspired stories you make toshare, read, and print.                                          ...
ResourcesHillner, J. (2009). Use online video in yourclassroom. Edutopia. Retrieved on June1, 2011 fromhttp://www.edutopia...
Contact InformationProf. Arlinda Lopezarlinda.lopez@upr.eduSlideshare link for presentation:                              ...
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  1. 1. Using Technology to Enhance Literacy Skills Prof. Arlinda López WPRTESOL Conference 2012 UPR, Aguadilla 1
  2. 2. ObjectivesDefine the terms: literacy and technologyintegration.Discuss how technology can enhance literacyskills in the elementary level.Demonstrate technology that can be used todevelop literacy skills.Practice the use of various technology tools. 2
  3. 3. Literacy SkillsLiteracy skills—reading, writing, listening, andspeakingTodays students also need technology skillsfor communicating, investigating, accessingand using information, computing, thinkingcritically about messages inherent in newmedia, and understanding and evaluatingdata. 3
  4. 4. Technology IntegrationForward-looking educators believe thattechnology has the potential to connectstudents to reading and writing.Meyer and Rose (2000), for example, point out"the potential of new technology to revitalizereading instruction and to make reading morerelevant to the lives of children growing up inthe Electronic Age." 4
  5. 5. Technology Integration 5
  6. 6. Technology IntegrationAn authentic use of technology is using it as atool to accomplish a complex task; forexample, students who are creating a writtenreport might use the Internet for research,word-processing software to write and formatthe text, and hypermedia software to addimages. 6
  7. 7. Tech for Reading DevelopmentAudiobooksE-books and online textsElectronic talking books 7
  8. 8. Tech for Writing DevelopmentWord processingDesktop publishingMultimedia composingOn-line publishing of student workInternet-based communication 8
  9. 9. Video use in the ClassroomYouTube DownloaderVideo in the classroom (Guide) 9
  10. 10. www.storybird.com short, art-inspired stories you make toshare, read, and print. 10
  11. 11. ResourcesHillner, J. (2009). Use online video in yourclassroom. Edutopia. Retrieved on June1, 2011 fromhttp://www.edutopia.org/youtube-educational-videos-classroomWilen-Daigenti, T. (2009). edu: Technology andlearning environments in higher education.New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc. 11
  12. 12. Contact InformationProf. Arlinda Lopezarlinda.lopez@upr.eduSlideshare link for presentation: 12

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