“Collecting data is important, but more important is collecting stories. Compile anecdotal evidence and interview students. Publish projects that evolve out of the students’ opportunity to have 21st century access 24/7 as opposed to test scores and teacher-driven assignments. Cultivates a culture where learning is the focus, not the teaching.”
Dr. Leigh ZeitzUniversity of Northern IowaDrzreflects.comzeitz@ uni.edu
Is NOT about HardwareIs NOT about SoftwareIS about Kidware!
Control HOW/WHEN tech is used. Adapt materials to incorporate 1:1 Emphasize Project- Based Learning
Students can complete complex tasks Tech is a tool with many applications There IS high quality info on the Web Will use technology appropriately Expectations changed after seeing how skilled students used technology
Entry Delivers Curriculum - PowerPoint Adoption Directs students in procedural tech tool use Adaptation Facilitates students exploring tech tool use Infusion Teach provides context, students select tools Transformation Tech tools used for HOTS. Achieve new things ACOT
Active Actively engaged in using tech as a tool Collaborative Use tech to collaborate with others Constructive Use tech to connect new info w/prior knowledge Authentic Use tech to link learning to real world Goal Directed Use tech to set goals, plan activities, monitor progress
Change doesn’t happen without PD Teachers, Principals, Administrators, EVERYONE Different Forms and On-going Teach how to teach with technology ISTE NETS for Tech Coaches Develop Student-Centeredness Gen YES Student provide the support
Little evidence that TECHNOLOGY makes adifference in scholastic achievement.
Maine After 5 years: Little effect Writing up 3.4 points out of 80 points Michigan 4 higher, 3 lower, 1 no difference Texas Math slightly higher Reading the same Writing slightly lower.
Uniform integration of tech Teacher learning and collaboration (monthly) Use technology DAILY for online collaboration and cooperative learning
Orchestrated Immersion Complex, interactive experiencesRelaxed Alertness Safe and highly-challenging environmentActive Processing internalize info by actively processing it
Collecting data is important, but moreimportant is collecting stories.
“Differentiated in genuine ways for all students, with teachers who gather and mine just-in-time data. Further, teachers, students, and parents use technology every day to collaborate about what to do next in their collective pursuit of learning.”(Weston & Bain 2010)
“Each student andteacher wouldstruggle to see therelevance of such aquestion, becausecomputers havebecome integrated inwhat they do.” (Weston & Bain 2010)
Matt LevinsonAssistant HeadNueva SchoolHillsborough, California
We must teach our students for their tomorrows, NOT our yesterdays.