LESSON DESIGNRemember:Technology is a tool.Teaching isn’t about thetool.Curriculum drives thetechnology.“O2” - ubiquitous,necessary, invisible
LESSON DESIGNUse backward design.Project-based learning (PBL).Authentic assessments.Students as producers of content.Collaboration (in class & global).
INCORPORATE ISTE’S 4 C’SCommunication - Prepare students to be effectivecommunicators.Collaboration - Use online tools to discuss ideas,share research, collaborate.Creativity - Promote writing, artwork, videos, andcombinations of them.Community - Create a community of learners todeepen knowledge through interaction.
EXPECTED LEARNING RESULTSExhibit CitizenshipCommunicate EffectivelyThink Creatively and Reason CriticallyUtilize Information and Technology Effectively
UNDERSTANDIf you have poor management now, laptops won’tchange that.Adding laptops doesn’t mean more learning.Adding technology to a boring lesson does notnecessarily make the lesson more interesting.
BEFORE THE STUDENTS ARRIVEHave clear expectations.Plan well.Use technology with a purpose.Test your lesson on a student computer.Distribute links, handouts, and other resourcesonline. (wiki?)
BEFORE THE STUDENTS ARRIVEThink about what works for you:Headphones? Music?Chat?E-mail?“Multitasking?”Rearrange your furniture?Consequences?
PRACTICAL TIPSLaptops fully charged at 8:00 am.RATS - Read All The Screen.Students should be willing to help each other.“45 your screen.”If the teacher closes the laptop, only the teacher opens it.MBWA - Management By Walking Around
BIG BROTHERApple Remote Desktop(ARD)Lanschool http://www.lanschool.com/To ﬁlter, or not to ﬁlter?