WHY TECHNOLOGY?  Beth Rajan Sockman   [email_address] edu www.esu.edu/~bsockman Assistant Professor, ESU Instructionologis...
Why do you think  teachers should learn  teach with technology? I have  3 reasons ! So, during this  presentation, you’ll ...
What can a teacher  do  with  technology ? <ul><li>Excited about learning </li></ul>Help  motivate  students, because stud...
What can a teacher  do  with  technology? Provide customization  Aid in cooperative learning Learn from other cultures Mor...
So with technology teachers can engage in  good pedagogy  more easily than before! SO WHAT! Why does it  matter?   1
How is education doing? Schools  are  doing their job  WHY? S A T T E S T S Both scores are on the increase - even across ...
Awareness: Culture Change If you look around our offices,  they're not 1950's offices. They're not 1970's offices, or 80's...
Economically… THINK SHOES!   Thailand - Man works at a factory stitching for Nike for $3.70 a day .  NewYork Times,  March...
America has a Choice!  <ul><li>3 Choices  (Covey) </li></ul><ul><li>LOSE - WIN </li></ul><ul><li>WIN - LOSE </li></ul><ul>...
Education’s JOB!  1850  -  All read & write 1900  - All Civics education (6% go to college) 1940  - Differentiation Vocati...
WHY - Do we need Technology? 3 reasons  Morally & Ethically  Economically Make a WIN-WIN society!!! + =
Now we just have to agree on….  WHAT IS SUCCESS!
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Why Technology, by Professor Beth Sockman from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania discusses the many reasons and advantages of using technology in the classroom. Technology can motivate students, and encourage them to actively learn in new, fun ways.

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    1. 1. WHY TECHNOLOGY? Beth Rajan Sockman [email_address] edu www.esu.edu/~bsockman Assistant Professor, ESU Instructionologist, Inspired Instruction
    2. 2. Why do you think teachers should learn teach with technology? I have 3 reasons ! So, during this presentation, you’ll find out why I think TEACHERS need to TEACH With TECHNOLOGY. Maybe they’ll think I’m crazy!!!
    3. 3. What can a teacher do with technology ? <ul><li>Excited about learning </li></ul>Help motivate students, because students can be: <ul><li>Actively learning </li></ul><ul><li>Produce “nice looking” products </li></ul>Passively listening
    4. 4. What can a teacher do with technology? Provide customization Aid in cooperative learning Learn from other cultures More easily use good teaching strategies by: Use up-to-date resources Conduct more precise assessment Communicate more with ALL stakeholders
    5. 5. So with technology teachers can engage in good pedagogy more easily than before! SO WHAT! Why does it matter? 1
    6. 6. How is education doing? Schools are doing their job WHY? S A T T E S T S Both scores are on the increase - even across minorities. According to 1985 Standards !
    7. 7. Awareness: Culture Change If you look around our offices, they're not 1950's offices. They're not 1970's offices, or 80's. Let's face it, our culture today is a problem solving culture
    8. 8. Economically… THINK SHOES! Thailand - Man works at a factory stitching for Nike for $3.70 a day . NewYork Times, March 6, 2003 Teachers in America have a very difficult job - but a GOOD job. 2 We have to motivate our students with LEARNING!
    9. 9. America has a Choice! <ul><li>3 Choices (Covey) </li></ul><ul><li>LOSE - WIN </li></ul><ul><li>WIN - LOSE </li></ul><ul><li>WIN - WIN </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Switch roles with the developing world </li></ul><ul><li>WW II </li></ul><ul><li>WE all IMPROVE (European Union) </li></ul>
    10. 10. Education’s JOB! 1850 - All read & write 1900 - All Civics education (6% go to college) 1940 - Differentiation Vocational Ed 1970 - College entrance sky-rockets - more skilled job Education Sorts students 2000 All Students need to succeed ! 3
    11. 11. WHY - Do we need Technology? 3 reasons Morally & Ethically Economically Make a WIN-WIN society!!! + =
    12. 12. Now we just have to agree on…. WHAT IS SUCCESS!
    13. 13. References

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