Using technology to support struggling students</li></li></ul><li>Educators Innovate Through Technology Integration<br /><ul><li>Using NASA’s program and integrating technology in the classroom, Forest Lake Elementary Technology Magnet School provides resources for students to study technology, science, engineering, and mathematics</li></li></ul><li>Smart Board<br /><ul><li>Teachers conduct games </li></ul>and activities using smart <br />boards while their students <br />are able to interact using <br />their personal slates, <br />encouraging all students to be <br />engaged in the curriculum<br />“We spend a lot of time working with teachers to help teach them not only how to use the technology but also how to incorporate it into their instruction”<br /> Paulette Williams<br />
Summary<br /><ul><li>NASA’s program is a useful way to help children explore modern technology through science.</li></li></ul><li>Improving literacy with iPod touch<br /><ul><li>Students are able to use the </li></ul>iPod touch for its valuable yet <br />playful apps. These downloaded <br />applications allow students to not<br />only incorporate technology into <br />education but also to enjoy <br />education in a new way.<br />“Kids are learning at a rate that I didn’t think was possible”<br /> Kathy Shirley<br />
Blogging<br /><ul><li>The students as well as the teacher keep track through a blog account that they have created. This helps the students to share projects in writing with not only their friends but as well as their families, classmates, and teachers. Teachers are able then give the students immediate feed back while the students feel socially connected through technology.</li></li></ul><li>Summary<br /><ul><li>iPods are an effective method to keep students engaged in the curriculum while enjoying the lessons they are learning.</li></li></ul><li>Using Technology To Support Struggling Students<br /><ul><li>Students who are struggling in the classroom may be able to improve by incorporating technology into their curriculum. Children who are engaged in authentic activities are often thinking and behaving like computer programmers, engineers, or even chemists.</li></li></ul><li>Tech Savvy<br /><ul><li>Activities such as </li></ul>collaborative tools <br />including video <br />conferencing, emails, <br />and classroom wikis <br />help children learn <br />more effectively in their tech savvy environment.<br />
Summary<br /><ul><li>When children engage in modern technology it helps make them feel socially connected to their education.</li></li></ul><li>Conclusion<br /><ul><li>In today’s world the opportunities available to our youth through technology are vast, invaluable, and global.