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Why Technology is Important for Education

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Why Technology is Important for Education

  1. 1. The Importance of Technology in Education By Charles W. Brue
  2. 3. Increase Spending <ul><li>Outdated computers </li></ul><ul><li>Unreliable network </li></ul><ul><li>Only a few teachers are are attempting to use technology in the classroom </li></ul>We need a plan!
  3. 4. Our students must receive the best education possible… … and technology needs to be a part! WHY?
  4. 5. To prepare for college. “ If you have no technology knowledge, you will not even survive the first week at most university campuses.” Joanna Goode, a professor of education studies in the University of Oregon's College of Education.
  5. 6. New skills are needed for a changing workplace <ul><li>Digital-age literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Inventive thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Effective communication </li></ul><ul><li>High productivity </li></ul>“ Workers will need to build on the skills of the 20th Century by mastering a new and different set of skills in the 21st Century” Daniel Pink A Whole New Mind
  6. 7. New technologies require new literacies. The 20th century paper/pen literacy skills form the basis for a new literacy which will be developed through the use of technology. Exercise norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. Ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media. Ability to identify, retrieve, evaluate and use information. Digital Citizenship Media Literacy Information Literacy
  7. 8. … .become more comfortable with technological devices. When students use technology in the classroom, they will … Already this generation has embraced new technology. Now we need to use that affinity for technology to teach them necessary skills and knowledge for life.
  8. 9. … .become self-directed, independent learners.. When students use technology in the classroom, they will … Project-based learning Constructivism Motivation
  9. 10. … .learn to work in teams and collaborate. When students use technology in the classroom, they will …
  10. 11. … .develop better higher order and problem-solving skills. When students use technology in the classroom, they will … video programs have been demonstrated to increase problem-solving skills
  11. 12. Summary Slide <ul><li>Increase Spending </li></ul><ul><li>Our students must receive the best education possible… </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare for college. </li></ul><ul><li>New skills are needed for a changing workplace </li></ul><ul><li>New technologies require new literacies . </li></ul><ul><li>more comfortable with technological devices. </li></ul><ul><li>self-directed, independent learners. </li></ul><ul><li>work in teams and collaborate. </li></ul><ul><li>higher order and problem-solving skills. </li></ul>

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