Technology in the Classroom Featuring: SmartBoards iPads LeBaron, 3/7/11
Why? <ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Independence </li></ul>“ You’re not just giving them the power to access, you’re giv...
How? <ul><li>Multi-modal learning </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
Multi-modal learning <ul><li>Seeing </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Doing </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
<ul><li>“ I think that touching helps you learn because you get to actually do it not the computer or the projector.” </li...
Engagement <ul><li>Technology like the SmartBoard increase student interaction with materials, content and peers. </li></u...
<ul><li>“ If there’s something fun to do while you’re learning you want to do it.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The SmartBoard help...
Efficiency <ul><li>More tools </li></ul><ul><li>- instruction </li></ul><ul><li>- assessment </li></ul><ul><li>More abilit...
<ul><li>“ It’s helped my teacher a lot because she doesn’t have to write all the questions on the board like she would on ...
Math LeBaron, 3/7/11
Language Arts LeBaron, 3/7/11
LeBaron, 3/7/11
Inquiry LeBaron, 3/7/11
LeBaron, 3/7/11
Art, Inquiry, Interaction. LeBaron, 3/7/11
Educational areas for iPad use Mathematics Language Arts Communication Organization Work habits Social and fun LeBaron, 3/...
To use the iPad to it's fullest potential... Put it in the hands of the students! It’s okay for it to be used in ways it w...
Mathematics <ul><li>Discreet and immediate access to manipulatives and tools </li></ul><ul><li>Provides incentive to pract...
Language Arts <ul><li>Intuitive way to present information. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides multiple opportunities and incentiv...
StoryKit LeBaron, 3/7/11
Fostering independent work habits Timer applications enable students to work independently and give themselves a work-brea...
The power of access. LeBaron, 3/7/11
<ul><li>Emily LeBaron </li></ul><ul><li>email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address]   </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology ...
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  1. 1. Technology in the Classroom Featuring: SmartBoards iPads LeBaron, 3/7/11
  2. 2. Why? <ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Independence </li></ul>“ You’re not just giving them the power to access, you’re giving them the power of access.” Madalaine Pugliese, 2011 LeBaron, 3/7/11
  3. 3. How? <ul><li>Multi-modal learning </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  4. 4. Multi-modal learning <ul><li>Seeing </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Doing </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ I think that touching helps you learn because you get to actually do it not the computer or the projector.” </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  6. 6. Engagement <ul><li>Technology like the SmartBoard increase student interaction with materials, content and peers. </li></ul><ul><li>Easier access to tools like animated objects, sounds, links to web-based resources like Discovery Streaming, The Vault or TeacherTube all contribute to a higher level of engagement. </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ If there’s something fun to do while you’re learning you want to do it.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The SmartBoard helps me learn because we have fun learning with it.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I find it really cool…” </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  8. 8. Efficiency <ul><li>More tools </li></ul><ul><li>- instruction </li></ul><ul><li>- assessment </li></ul><ul><li>More ability </li></ul><ul><li>- to share </li></ul><ul><li>- record </li></ul><ul><li>- modify </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  9. 9. <ul><li>“ It’s helped my teacher a lot because she doesn’t have to write all the questions on the board like she would on a whiteboard. She has more time to make it better.” </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  10. 10. Math LeBaron, 3/7/11
  11. 11. Language Arts LeBaron, 3/7/11
  12. 12. LeBaron, 3/7/11
  13. 13. Inquiry LeBaron, 3/7/11
  14. 14. LeBaron, 3/7/11
  15. 15. Art, Inquiry, Interaction. LeBaron, 3/7/11
  16. 16. Educational areas for iPad use Mathematics Language Arts Communication Organization Work habits Social and fun LeBaron, 3/7/11
  17. 17. To use the iPad to it's fullest potential... Put it in the hands of the students! It’s okay for it to be used in ways it was never intended to! LeBaron, 3/7/11
  18. 18. Mathematics <ul><li>Discreet and immediate access to manipulatives and tools </li></ul><ul><li>Provides incentive to practice skills </li></ul><ul><li>Allows independent exploration of virtual materials. </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  19. 19. Language Arts <ul><li>Intuitive way to present information. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides multiple opportunities and incentives to practice phonics skills, sentence building, mind mapping. </li></ul><ul><li>Increased access to individualized literature and independent reading. </li></ul><ul><li>Flash cards </li></ul><ul><li>Personal whiteboards </li></ul><ul><li>Reference tool </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11
  20. 20. StoryKit LeBaron, 3/7/11
  21. 21. Fostering independent work habits Timer applications enable students to work independently and give themselves a work-break schedule during longer work periods. Applications such as iStudiez allow students to program their daily schedule into iPad and receive alerts for transitions, assignment deadlines. LeBaron, 3/7/11
  22. 22. The power of access. LeBaron, 3/7/11
  23. 23. <ul><li>Emily LeBaron </li></ul><ul><li>email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology blog: </li></ul><ul><li>lebarone.wordpress.com </li></ul>LeBaron, 3/7/11

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