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Educational technology presentation

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Educational technology presentation

  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY + SUPPORT = STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT by Jamie DeYoung
  2. 2. THE EFFECTIVE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM: <ul><li>Increases student attention and interest in the material </li></ul><ul><li>Increases standardized test scores </li></ul><ul><li>Increases higher-order thinking in students </li></ul><ul><li>Increases the future success of students in life </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM INCREASES STUDENT ATTENTION AND INTEREST IN THE MATERIAL <ul><li>Kulik’s Meta-Analysis Study (1994) of over 500 research studies </li></ul><ul><li>Back to Menu </li></ul><ul><li>Students learn more in less time when using computer-based instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Students like their classes more and have more positive attitudes toward the curriculum </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>- Antionette Harvey-Woodall (2009) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Research shows that traditional methods of teaching can no longer be utilized to capture the interest of children who are being reared during the rapid growth of the computer age. As a result, the use of technology can serve as a catalyst for helping teachers understand individual learning styles of the children they teach.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM INCREASES STUDENT STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES <ul><li>950 5 th graders in 18 schools </li></ul><ul><li>The more the students participated in the program, the more their scores rose on the SAT-9 test </li></ul><ul><li>Back to Menu </li></ul><ul><li>This program was more cost effective in raising student achievement than: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reducing class size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing instructional time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing cross-age tutoring programs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>West Virginia Study Basic Skills/Computer Education (1999) </li></ul><ul><li>Lewis Solmon’s Cost Benefit Analysis (1999) </li></ul>
  6. 6. TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM INCREASES HIGHER ORDER THINKING IN STUDENTS <ul><li>The Center for Applied Special Technology Civil Rights Curriculum Study (1996) </li></ul><ul><li>Online technology led to higher scores relating to presenting a full picture of the topic and bringing together different viewpoints </li></ul><ul><li>Students demonstrated greater critical thinking skills when using the Internet </li></ul>
  7. 7. TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM INCREASES HIGHER ORDER THINKING IN STUDENTS (CONTINUED) <ul><li>The Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) program of the 1980s </li></ul><ul><li>Back to Menu </li></ul><ul><li>Students in the program gained twice the national average on math and reading tests </li></ul><ul><li>Student also increased scores in writing comprehension, writing, and grade point average </li></ul>
  8. 8. TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM INCREASES THE FUTURE LIFE SUCCESS OF STUDENTS <ul><li>Four Health Career programs in California (1995) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work-based learning models can be effective when integrating academic subjects with workplace experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students learn how to conduct themselves in a workplace environment as well as learning the standard academic curriculum </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM INCREASES THE FUTURE LIFE SUCCESS OF STUDENTS (CONTINUED) <ul><li>Jay Sivin- Kachala’s research review (1998) </li></ul><ul><li>Students’ attitude towards learning and towards themselves improved consistently when computers were part of their instruction </li></ul><ul><li>This positive attitude will help the students as they face a variety of challenges in their future years of school and life </li></ul><ul><li>Back to Menu </li></ul>
  10. 10. CONCLUSION <ul><li>Educational technology can lead to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased student attention and interest in the material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased standardized test scores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased higher-order thinking in students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased future life success for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Back to Menu </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>- Brabec, K., Fisher, K., Pitler, H. (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Lesson planning should focus first on content and classroom strategies, then on ways in which technologies can enhance the lesson. Building lessons on a solid, research-based foundation of effective strategies, adding appropriate technologies, and consistently applying those strategies should help ensure high-quality instruction that has the potential of maximizing student achievement.” </li></ul>

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