Teachnology

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Teachnology

  1. 1. Teachnology Statement Chelsea Swick 2.12.09
  2. 2. <ul><li>Bowling Green State University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s in Science in Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concentration of Integrated Language Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minor in English </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Old Dominion University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Master’s in English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Still in progress </li></ul></ul>My Background
  3. 3. <ul><li>Writing is the basis for all other subjects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing essays in History classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explaining theorems in Math classes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing Across the Curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All teachers are held responsible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English teachers are held to higher standard </li></ul></ul>Why Writing?
  4. 4. <ul><li>Pedagogy-centered classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open to all learning styles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher-centered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student-centered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fulkerson’s expressivist pedagogy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fulkerson’s procedural rhetoric pedagogy </li></ul></ul>Education Focus
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ Only when my students show individual improvement throughout their classes and when they learn to apply their knowledge from my lessons to new areas will I ever know I am an effective teacher. Grades alone cannot dictate a student’s success. “ </li></ul>Assessment of Teaching
  6. 6. <ul><li>Curriculum focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading academic hot topics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology as an educational instrument </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology furthers the conversation </li></ul></ul>Philosophy to Stay Up-to-Date
  7. 7. <ul><li>Lead by example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Show technology as instrument </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise awareness of social implications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Active participation opportunities for students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students as leaders in classroom through technology </li></ul></ul>Technology
  8. 8. <ul><li>Motivation to learn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captures student attention (Robert Gagné’s “Nine Essential Events of Instruction”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Captive Audience for publishing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Critiquing use of technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critiquing limits and options of technology </li></ul></ul>Technology
  9. 9. <ul><li>Critical thinking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn to question norms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn to communicate awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn what is available to students </li></ul></ul>Conclusion

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