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    • High School Advanced Placement Statistics using technology to support the curriculum Technology Infusion Presentation Administration of Technology Resources Susan Daniels
    • A.P. Statistics Class
    • Demographic Makeup of A.P. Statistics course
      • 13 Students
      • 7 Juniors and 6 Seniors
      • 7 Boys and 6 Girls
      • 7 White, 4 Black, and 2 Other
    • Technology Used in class
      • Promethean Active Board
    • Technology Used in class
      • TI 84 Calculators
    • Technology Used in class
      • **ipod Touch**
      ** The use of iPod for instruction is new this year, provided to AP classes as a part of a grant **
    • What is an iPod Touch?
      • Portable media player
      • Personal digital assistant
      • Wi-Fi mobile platform multi-touch
      • Graphical user interface
    • iPod Touch Grant
      • Grant purpose: engaging AP Students Through Mobile Handheld Computing
      • Grant goals:
        • Improve student academic achievement through the use of technology
        • improve the quality of AP programs
        • increase enrollments in AP classes
        • increase the diversity of students who enroll in AP
    • AP GRANT REQUIREMENTS Teacher CHECKLIST
      • 12 HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (INCLUDING ELUMINATE SESSIONS, ANY ONLINE COURSES THAT ARE APPROVED (EX. GALILEO, )
      • PROVIDE A BIMONTHLY ARTICLE (PER SCHOOL) TO BE POSTED IN OUR NEWSLETTER
      • WILL HAVE A 20-30 MINUTE STANDARDS BASED LESSON VIDEOED TWICE FOR UPLOAD TO MYVRSPOT.COM
      • OBSERVED MONTHLY USING GRANT EQUIPMENT WITH STUDENTS ON SPECIFIED DATES
    • iPod Touch supports the A.P. Statistics Curriculum
      • Used the ipod Touch to conduct a survey in the school’s lunchroom
      • Created the survey using Google Apps
      • recorded the survey responses with the ipod touch utilizing the schools wireless internet
      • The use of the technology simplified the survey process by eliminating the need to create paper surveys and Manually tally the results
      • The App created the needed statistical information for the project
    • iPod Touch supports the A.P. Statistics Curriculum
      • Uses the App Many dice to demonstrate exponential regression
      • Creates Podcasts to facilitate differentiated instruction
      • Uses Poll anywhere App for realtime results for multiple choice review questions
    • How The technology supports the A.P. Statistics Curriculum
      • TI Smartview calculator emulator to show the steps of data entry and demonstrate working the problem
    • TI 84 Calculator supports the A.P. Statistics Curriculum
      • Simplifies calculations
      • Provides graphic displays for interpretation
      • Computes probabilities of distributions that take multiple equations and charts if done by hand
    • How the Technology affects Student Learning
      • Provides Interactive learning
      • Engages the students
      • Makes the lessons more entertaining
      • Enhances visual learning
      • Increases active participation in projects
      • Facilitates project-based learning
    • Issues concerning use of iPods
      • Theft of a device led to storage in a secure location
      • Location is not convenient to all AP teachers who share the devices
      • AP Statistics instructor must travel upstairs, through the main building, to the annex building, obtain the key to the storage room, and transport the iPods back to her classroom
    • Issues concerning use of IPods
      • IPods are not always properly connected when returned to the docking station
      • The instructor has to check them ahead of time in case they need to be charged before her class uses them
    • Issues concerning use of iPods
      • The instructor has inadequate time to plan activities
      • The workshops are conducted after school (unpaid); we had no staff development days this year due to furloughs (10 days)
      • Little or no support with instructional resources; she has to find and create her own podcasts, Apps, projects, etc.