Tech Pres 03

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Tech Pres 03

  1. 1. Where Do We Want Our School To Be? Michael Bergstrom
  2. 2. Main Points <ul><li>Students Learning With Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P. 1 , 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Closing The Digital Divide Among Our Teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P. 1 , 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integration Of Classroom Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P. 1 , 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced Technology – Web Based Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P. 1 , 2 , 3 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Students Learning With Technology <ul><li>Student Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Writing And Research Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Direct Their Own Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Improved Problem Solving Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Deeper And More Flexible Use Of Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>More Constructive Approach To Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Feel More Empowered In The Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Spend Less Time Lecturing </li></ul>
  4. 4. Jr. High Math Example
  5. 5. Digital Divide Among Our Teachers <ul><li>What Is The Digital Divide? </li></ul><ul><li>“ Gap between people who have access and skills to use technology and those who have limited or no access and skills in technology.” </li></ul><ul><li>Why Is There A Digital Divide Among Our Teachers? </li></ul><ul><li>Routines </li></ul><ul><li>Little Or No Training </li></ul><ul><li>Fear </li></ul>
  6. 6. How Do We Close The Gap? Professional Development
  7. 7. Integration Of Classroom Technology <ul><li>Laptop schools </li></ul><ul><li>Each student has a laptop just like a textbook </li></ul><ul><li>Notes and assignments done electronically </li></ul><ul><li>Improved classroom culture </li></ul><ul><li>More time spend doing assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Improved G.P.A. </li></ul>Enrollment G.P.A Grade Laptop Non-Laptop 6 3.50 3.13 7 3.28 2.94 8 3.23 3.07
  8. 8. Integration Of Classroom Technology <ul><li>Interactive WhiteBoards </li></ul><ul><li>Effective measure for doing notes </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for a change of the traditional lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent source of Differentiated Instruction </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advanced Technology’s Web Based Learning <ul><li>What Is Web Based Learning? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Tools </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Tools To Use With Web Based Learning
  11. 11. Web Based Learning Pro’s and Con’s Pro’s Con’s Constant Access Lack Of Human Contact Easily Updated Content Use Of Large Media Files Easy Student Tracking Student Personalization
  12. 12. “ THE ENEMY OF GREAT IS GOOD” WHAT DO WE WANT TO BE?

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