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Effective Technology Integration


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Effective Technology Integration

  1. 1. What is Effective Technology Integration for 21st Century Learners?<br />Fred Helfmann<br />
  2. 2. Analyze Learners<br /><ul><li>Knowing your learners is the first step
  3. 3. Gauge specific entry competencies and learning style</li></li></ul><li>State Objectives<br /><ul><li>Be as specific as possible
  4. 4. State objectives in terms of what students will be able to do as a result of instruction</li></li></ul><li>Select Software/Materials<br /><ul><li>Select software which will be most efficient in meeting specific objectives
  5. 5. Preview software and gauge the effectiveness and attempt to identify possible problems</li></li></ul><li>Learner Participation<br /><ul><li>Learners must practice what they are being taught.
  6. 6. Allow for ample time/activities to practice objectives before examination
  7. 7. Offer feedback during activities to help hone skills</li></li></ul><li>Evaluate/Revise<br /><ul><li>It is important to evaluate impact & effectiveness
  8. 8. Evaluate ENTIRE instructional process
  9. 9. Revise lesson if there are discrepancies between what is intended and what is attained </li></li></ul><li>References<br />Mandell, S., Sorge, D.H., Russell, J.D. (2002). Tips for Technology Integration. Retrieved Sept 26th, 2010, from<br /> /edlf345/elementary/files/software_in_<br />classrooms.pdf<br />Route 21 (2007). Building 21st Century Skills. Retrieved from<br />