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Using Technology As A Remedial Resource To Improve

  1. 1. Using Technology as a Remedial Resource to Improve Student Learning. Patrick Antonio ED480 Spring 2010
  2. 2. What are Remedial Resources? <ul><li>Are activities and information to help children develop the essential skills of effective reading, writing, and math applications. </li></ul><ul><li>It could be in the form of the online remedial workshops, books, reading and spelling programs, flash cards, “tech gears”, etc… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Use Technology? <ul><li>There are huge assortments of technologies to cater to student needs with reading, writing and math. </li></ul><ul><li>Nowadays, technology is affordable, convenient, downloadable, portable, </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive, etc… </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Tech Can Do For You <ul><li>Less Headaches </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials, assessments, games, etc... </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exposure to tools of tomorrow </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who is it for? <ul><li>Everybody! </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate resources can be a problem </li></ul><ul><li>Target students struggling with reading, writing, and math </li></ul><ul><li>Special Education students </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul>
  6. 6. When and How Can I Start Using It? <ul><li>Anytime! </li></ul><ul><li>Is this what you want to use? </li></ul><ul><li>Do some research. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download, trial versions, order it TRY IT OUT! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Then have the students try it out. </li></ul><ul><li>Get online help, attend workshops, write grants, etc… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Remedial Resource Samples <ul><li>Letter Sounds </li></ul><ul><li>Fun Brain Math </li></ul><ul><li>Fun Brain Reading </li></ul>TRY IT OUT! Click on the link
  8. 8. Wrapping up <ul><li>Although brief and concise, I hope you learn a little about remedial resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is suppose to make life easier, so take advantage of the educational tools out there. </li></ul><ul><li>Touch up on multiple intelligences </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resources <ul><li>http://www.learning-workshop.co.za/remedial-resources.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.greatschools.org/LD/assistive-technology/writing-tools.gs?content=960 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.brainpop.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/clarecruz/using-technology-as-a-remedial-resource-to-improve </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.squidoo.com/helpforreading </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.funbrain.com/ </li></ul>

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