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Introduction to Education, Chapter 12, Caprice Paduano

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Introduction to Education, Chapter 12, Caprice Paduano

  1. 1. Caprice Paduano Chapter 12Integrating Technology into Teaching 12-1
  2. 2. 1. How is technology transforming teaching and learning?2. What technologies can be integrated into teaching?3. How available and frequently used are the latest technologies in the classroom?4. What does research say about technology integration and student learning?5. What are the challenges of integrating technology into teaching? 12-2
  3. 3. Anywhere, Anytime learning Blended Learning – blending of online learning and face to face instruction Advantages of blended learning  Virtual field trips  Open discussion  Accessibility  Guest Lectures  Vast resources  Accommodation of learning styles  Assessment and Tracking 12-3
  4. 4.  Realizing the Full Impact of Technology on LearningDevelopments in social networking, blogs, video-sharing sitesand mobile learning devices (MLDs) Teachers need to stay up to date on integrating technologies for tech-savvy studentsEducators must develop new assessment techniques toevaluate student learning that occurs through use of advancedtechnology Virtual Schools and Online LearningVirtual Schools – instruction takes place over the internetBlended Learning – combination of online and face-to-faceinstruction 12-4
  5. 5. Questions to address to ensure all students have ahigh quality online experience•Should online classes be available for middle schooland elementary students?•Should online courses be aligned with stateacademic standards?•Who should take care of technology needs?•Are online teachers trained?•Should parental approval be required?•Should students receive the same credit?•How can quality of course be evaluated if course isoff site? 12-5
  6. 6. Online social networking – networks that allowuses to communicate via chat, email, blogs, voicechatand discussion groups • Facebook • MySpace • Twitter • YouTube • Blogs (web log) • Wikis • 3D virtual reality worlds • Podcasts • E-portfolio • Mobile Learning 12-6
  7. 7. Digital Resources for Different Subject Areas•Fine Arts•Language Arts•Mathematics•Science•Social Studies 12-7
  8. 8. Availability Computers are available in most K-12 public school classrooms Approximately 5.3 students per computerExamples of technologies  Videoconferencing units  interactive whiteboards  classroom response systems  MP3 players/iPods  Document camersa  Smartphones  PDAs  Ultramobile PCs 12-8
  9. 9. Internet used forPreparing LessonsDelivering in-class instruction94% of K-12 public school teachers 12-9
  10. 10. Learning/practicing skillsOnline researchPreparing written text 12-10
  11. 11. Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow Project (ACOT)Students given computers scored as well as or better thanstudents without computersTeachers changed teaching method and style 12-11
  12. 12. Integrating Technology StagesEntry – teachers learned to use computersAdoption – teachers began to teach students how touse computersAdaptation – teachers began to use technology(computers) as a tool to teach withAppropriation – teachers began to explore newteaching possibilities with computersInvention – teachers collaborated with peers tocreate authentic inquiry learning activities 12-12
  13. 13. Another Meta-analysis Study•7 studies showed positive findings in regard toachievement, 7 showed negative or mixed findings•10 studies in core areas yielded results from verypositive to cautiously negative•10 studies showed higher levels of achievement forcomputer using classrooms•5 studies showed improvement in students attitudeand more learned in less timeU.S. Department of Education meta-analysis•Online students performed better than face-to-facecounterparts 12-13
  14. 14. Internet access•Almost universal in schools•Reduction in the number of students percomputerDigital divide•Evidence of a digital divide in the ownership anduse of technology at home compared to income 12-14
  15. 15. Higher-income homes are more likely to own•Desktop computers•Laptop computers•iPods/MP3 players•Game consoles•E-book readers•Tablet computers (i-Pads) 12-15
  16. 16. High Quality Continuous Training in Technology forTeachersThe GenYES Model: Student-led Technology IntegrationEmpowers students to play a major role in supplyingtechnology integration in the school  2,000 schools and 75,000 teachers have collaborated  3 components  GenYES – Student-Supported Professional Development  Tech YES – Student Technology Literacy Certification  GenerationTECH – Student-Led Technology Support Teacher feedback of GenYES projects has been very positive 12-16
  17. 17. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)standards for teachers to integrate technology intoteaching:1.Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity2.Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiencesand Assessments3.Model Digital-Age Work and Learning4.Promote and Model Digital Citizenship andResponsibility5.Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership 12-17
  18. 18. National Education Technology Plan U.S. Department of Education and the Office of Education Technology Five Goals for technology integration 1.0 Learning: Engage and Empower 2.0 Assessment: Measure What Matters 3.0 Teaching: Prepare and Connect 4.0 Infrastructure: Access and Enable 5.0 Productivity: Redesign and Transform 12-18

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