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Technology Uses Vs. Tech. Integration


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Technology Uses Vs. Tech. Integration

  1. 1. Technology Uses VS. Technology Integration By: Ashley Smith
  2. 2. Technology Integration <ul><li>A term used by educators to describe effective uses of technology by teachers and students in K-12 and University classrooms. </li></ul><ul><li>The National Forum on Education Statistics (2005), Forum Unified Education Technology Suite , defines technology integration as &quot;the incorporation of technology resources and technology-based practices into the daily routines, work, and management of schools” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ways to INTEGRATE technology <ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Pod Casts </li></ul><ul><li>Clickers </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Video Conferences </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology Use <ul><li>Actively involving technology into your classroom through simple technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Does not benefit a lesson or help students become engaged in active learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not academically help students become engaged into a lesson. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples of Technology Use <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Projectors/overheads </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic story telling </li></ul><ul><li>BORING!!! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Is there a difference??? <ul><li>YES!!! </li></ul>
  7. 7. The DIFFERENCE is… <ul><li>How you use the technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology must be meaningful to each lesson. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology must be incorporated throughout the school day in as many effective ways as possible. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What I think… <ul><li>If technology is used correctly it can be very beneficial for both students and the teacher. If used correctly it makes lessons more fun, promotes active engagement and learning. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resources <ul><li> . </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful Learning. Ppt </li></ul><ul><li>Computers as Mindtools. Ppt </li></ul>