Computer Software in Today’s Classroom Veronica Lugo Nereida Antunez
Question #1 <ul><li>How do you use computer software in </li></ul><ul><li>your classroom? </li></ul>
Software Categories <ul><ul><li>Productivity Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Productivity Software <ul><li>Word Processing </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Software </li>...
Research Software <ul><li>This type of software </li></ul><ul><li>can be found on the </li></ul><ul><li>internet for the p...
Question #2 <ul><li>The majority of the students in this area </li></ul><ul><li>speak English as a second language. </li><...
Communication Software <ul><li>Communication software allows people to </li></ul><ul><li>communicate without verbal intera...
Problem-Solving Software <ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>Simulators </li></ul><ul><li>In problem-solving </li></ul><ul><li...
Educational Software <ul><li>Educational software is </li></ul><ul><li>formulated to teach </li></ul><ul><li>students conc...
Question #3 <ul><li>Now that we know about the different </li></ul><ul><li>software, what are some advantages or </li></ul...
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  1. 1. Computer Software in Today’s Classroom Veronica Lugo Nereida Antunez
  2. 2. Question #1 <ul><li>How do you use computer software in </li></ul><ul><li>your classroom? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Software Categories <ul><ul><li>Productivity Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem-Solving Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational Software </li></ul></ul>There are five software categories used in today’s classrooms.
  4. 4. Productivity Software <ul><li>Word Processing </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Software </li></ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Organizers </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Software </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Audio Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Video Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Authoring Software </li></ul><ul><li>This type of software can be utilized to </li></ul><ul><li>create different artifacts and products. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Research Software <ul><li>This type of software </li></ul><ul><li>can be found on the </li></ul><ul><li>internet for the purpose </li></ul><ul><li>of researching </li></ul><ul><li>information related to a </li></ul><ul><li>theme. </li></ul><ul><li>Browsers </li></ul><ul><li>Search Engines </li></ul><ul><li>Plug-ins </li></ul>
  6. 6. Question #2 <ul><li>The majority of the students in this area </li></ul><ul><li>speak English as a second language. </li></ul><ul><li>How would the use of computer </li></ul><ul><li>software benefit these students? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Communication Software <ul><li>Communication software allows people to </li></ul><ul><li>communicate without verbal interaction. </li></ul><ul><li>Asynchronous Digital Communication Software </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous Digital Communication Software </li></ul>
  8. 8. Problem-Solving Software <ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>Simulators </li></ul><ul><li>In problem-solving </li></ul><ul><li>software, students are </li></ul><ul><li>able to entertain </li></ul><ul><li>themselves while they </li></ul><ul><li>are using critical </li></ul><ul><li>thinking skills to learn </li></ul><ul><li>something new. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Educational Software <ul><li>Educational software is </li></ul><ul><li>formulated to teach </li></ul><ul><li>students concepts, practice, </li></ul><ul><li>feedback, performance </li></ul><ul><li>tracking over time, and data </li></ul><ul><li>input beyond answering </li></ul><ul><li>questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Drill and Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated learning systems </li></ul><ul><li>Process tools </li></ul><ul><li>Testing Software </li></ul>
  10. 10. Question #3 <ul><li>Now that we know about the different </li></ul><ul><li>software, what are some advantages or </li></ul><ul><li>disadvantages that students may </li></ul><ul><li>encounter when using such software? </li></ul>
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