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Technology in the classroom

  1. 1. Technology in the Classroom<br />
  2. 2. Mission<br />To use technology as a median to aide in closing the achievement gap for students functioning at, below, or above level.<br />To use technology as a means of differentiating lessons to give all learners an opportunity to be successful.<br />To introduce the classrooms of the future.<br />
  3. 3. Why is it important to learn Technological Skills<br />Technology is becoming a dominant aspect of our society(Harvey-Woodall, 2009)<br />Future occupations will require collaboration across international and cultural boundaries and new ways of integrating knowledge(Haste, 2009)<br />It is necessary for students occupational prospects<br />
  4. 4. Classrooms of the Future<br /><ul><li>Children are being introduced to computers at a very young age
  5. 5. Gone are the days of primary pen and paper lessons
  6. 6. In an effort to compete with the technological advances that children are already exposed to, education will have to advance to the 21st century…quickly</li></li></ul><li>Motivation<br />Traditional methods no longer capture the interest of children growing up in this computer age(Harvey-Woodall, 2009)<br />Students demonstrate higher motivation and engagement when using technology (Harvey-Woodall, 2009)<br />
  7. 7. Motivation Con’t<br />http://comics.com/arlo&janis/1996-06-25/<br />
  8. 8. Technology use in the Classroom<br />Advantages<br />Technology in the Classroom is an exceptional tool that teachers can use<br />to:<br />􀂍 Inspire<br />􀂍 Stimulate thought and creativity<br />􀂍 Build a common experience for all students<br />􀂍 Offer different perspectives<br />􀂍 Reinforce other material or topics<br />􀂍 Build skills for listening, observation and verbalization<br />􀂍 Meet learning objectives<br />􀂍 Expand critical thinking skills<br />􀂍 Bring new resources and places into the classroom<br />Video is an important learning tool. We know from research1 that<br />we tend to remember:<br />􀂍 10% of what we read<br />􀂍 20% of what we hear<br />􀂍 30% of what we see<br />􀂍 50% of what we hear and see<br />􀂍 70%-90% of what we see, hear & do<br />Video allows teachers to not only tell students what they need to<br />learn from a specific lesson, but show<br />them examples that help develop<br />understanding. <br />Disadvantages<br />Loss of conflict resolution skills<br />Loss of socialization skills<br />Loss of communication skills<br />Misuse and abuse<br />Non-availibility to all students<br />Lack of teacher training<br />Loss of personal interaction<br />Technology induced Attention Deficit<br />Time Lost(due to connectivity problems)<br />Lack of support for teachers<br />Inadequate teaching methodology<br />Upkeep and maintenance<br />Incompatibility Issues<br />
  9. 9. Technology Options for the Classroom<br />Laptops<br />Desktops<br />E-Readers<br />Audio Podcast<br />Wiki’s(published online)<br />Smart Boards(interactive electronic whiteboards<br />Internet(information resource)<br />Cell Phones(photo’s outside of classroom)<br />
  10. 10. Statistical Data<br />
  11. 11. Statistical Data Con’t<br />
  12. 12. Statistical Data Con’t<br />
  13. 13. http://natahlee.com/2009/07/disadvantages-of-computers-in-the-classroom/<br />http://www.heritage.org/Research/Education/CDA00-08.cfm<br />http://teachertube.com/files/articles/1594.pdf<br />http://bst.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/23/6/444<br />http://www.popjolly.com/technology-in-the-classroom-1639<br />www.OnlineCollegesAndUniversities.net<br />Resources<br />

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