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  1. 1. Welcome to . . Connecting Students and Technology for Enhanced Learning  
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Kathy Miles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics, marketing, and business teacher at Lakeview High School in Oregon for 10 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DECA Advisor – 9 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Support Specialist – NCEE </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Issues... <ul><li>More and more schools are requiring teachers to incorporate technology into the curriculum at all grade levels. </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse learning styles create a need for alternative teaching methods. </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Students expect visual, hands-on learning. </li></ul><ul><li>...Opportunity </li></ul>
  4. 4. How comfortable are you with technology? very comfortable struggle
  5. 5. <ul><li>1. Connect all 9 dots </li></ul><ul><li>2. Use ONLY 4 lines </li></ul><ul><li>3. Don’t lift the pencil from the paper </li></ul><ul><li>4. Don’t retrace the same line </li></ul>Quiz -9 Dots
  6. 6. Answer! End Here Start Here
  7. 7. How Do You Use Technology? <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Grades </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher and Student Research </li></ul><ul><li>School and Professional Communication (e-mail) </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction </li></ul>
  8. 8. Virtual Economics 3.0 CD-ROM contains more than 1,200 lessons for K-12 Multi-media concept demonstrations Detailed information on 51 key economic concepts Glossary with 500+ terms State standards correlations
  9. 9. <ul><li>CyberTeach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A comprehensive guide to teaching economics using the Internet, including model lessons and templates for creating effective lesson plans on your own. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Current Events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand what's happening in today's world economy with the latest economics news and related EconEdLink lesson plans. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DataLinks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access up-to-date macroeconomic data for classroom use, including primary source materials, charts, and simulations. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WebLinks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet resources for the K-12 educator. Curricular activities and economic data in easy-to-use formats. </li></ul></ul>www.EconEdLink.org FREE K-12 Economics and Personal Finance Lessons
  10. 10. Financing Your Future DVD <ul><li>A DVD that includes : </li></ul><ul><li>5 video segments and 15 in-class activities (3 for each video segment) </li></ul><ul><li>Brief summaries of the videos </li></ul><ul><li>Correlations of the lesson plans to national educational standards in economics, personal finance, and mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Glossary of key terms </li></ul><ul><li>Test bank of questions to assess your students' understanding of the concepts </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thinking Economics: A Complete Curriculum Package
  12. 12. Chapter 4.6 Wise Use of Credit Let’s go through the program to see how easy it is to teach your students about credit.
  13. 13. Sample Assignment from Thinking Economics
  14. 15. Sample lesson from www.thinkingeconomics.net
  15. 17. Advantages of Incorporating Instructional Technology, S oftware and Web-Based Resources Into Your Curriculum <ul><li>Familiar delivery method for students </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Instant feedback/assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Manageable sections </li></ul><ul><li>Connection with real-world applications </li></ul>
  16. 18. Connecting Students and Technology for Enhanced Learning... ...an OPPORTUNITY to lead!

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