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Major project1 powerpoint

  1. 1. Technology Integration in the Classroom<br />Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Databases<br />By: Ashli Parrish-Smith<br />
  2. 2. Instructional Integration Strategies for Word Processing<br />Supporting the Learning of writing processes<br />Using a dynamic group product approach<br />Assigning individual language, writing, and reading exercises <br />Encouraging writing through curriculum<br />
  3. 3. Why teachers use word processing:<br />Saves time<br />Enhances document appearance<br />Allows sharing of documents<br />Allows collaboration of documents<br />
  4. 4. Current issues with word processing:<br />Word processing may inhibit students development of handwriting skills OR word processing may free students from worrying about handwriting and allow more creative expression.<br />Does the 10 finger keyboarding help or inhibit student learning?<br />
  5. 5. Instructional Integration Strategies for spreadsheets:<br />Making possible visual demonstrations<br />Supporting student products<br />Supporting mathematical problem solving<br />Storing and analyzing data<br />Projecting grades<br />
  6. 6. Why teachers use spreadsheets:<br />Save time<br />Organize displays of information<br />Support asking “what if” questions<br />Increase motivation to work with mathematics<br />
  7. 7. Current issues with spreadsheets:<br />Should teachers use spreadsheets for grade-keeping or stick to grade books designed specifically for this purpose?<br />The answer to this issue comes down to personal preference.<br />
  8. 8. Instructional Integration Strategies for databases:<br />Teaching research and study skills<br />Teaching organizational skills<br />Understanding the power of information “pictures”<br />Posing and testing hypotheses <br />Searching for information during research<br />
  9. 9. Why teachers use databases:<br />Reducing data redundancy<br />Saving time locating and/or updating information<br />Allowing comparisons of information through searches across files<br />Helping reveal relationships among data<br />
  10. 10. Current issues with databases:<br />Simplified access vs. privacy<br />Coping with information overload<br />
  11. 11. Summary and References<br />Word processing, spreadsheet, and database software programs can be integrated effectively into the classroom because they support both directed and constructivist learning activities.<br />Reference: <br />Roblyer, M.D., & Doering, A.H. (2010). Integrating educational technology into teaching. Pearson Education, Inc.<br />