Technology in K-12 Education Demetrius McCall
Why Technology? <ul><li>Technology helps increase the learning of students. </li></ul><ul><li>“Digital age” obligates educ...
School Networking <ul><li>School networking is necessary for… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools that were built decades ago wi...
Good News! <ul><li>According to the National Centre of Technology in Education (NCTE) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There is fundi...
Benefits of Technology <ul><li>Increases student’s interaction and communication skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When student...
Benefits (continued) <ul><li>Second benefit is it provides a greater knowledge transfer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are...
Technological Resources <ul><li>Smart Board </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Web Casting </li></ul><ul><li>Sky...
What are some ways to get technology? <ul><li>Using budgeted funds for technology in your school district </li></ul><ul><l...
Tips for Technology!! <ul><li>Don’t use to much!!  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Too much of anything is not as effective.  Keep t...
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Technology In K 12 Education

  1. 1. Technology in K-12 Education Demetrius McCall
  2. 2. Why Technology? <ul><li>Technology helps increase the learning of students. </li></ul><ul><li>“Digital age” obligates educators to use technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepares students for systems in their endeavors after secondary school. </li></ul>
  3. 3. School Networking <ul><li>School networking is necessary for… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools that were built decades ago with new age capabilities for technology. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For schools to be able to communicate with one another such as web casting and simultaneous presentations. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Good News! <ul><li>According to the National Centre of Technology in Education (NCTE) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There is funding available for schools to get in compliance with technology requirements. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits of Technology <ul><li>Increases student’s interaction and communication skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When students use technology, they are more likely to share ideas and interact with one another. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using technology allows instruction to be transferred easily and clearly from student to student. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits (continued) <ul><li>Second benefit is it provides a greater knowledge transfer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are able to transfer the lessons taught with technology to the real world better than those that are not. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students receive a well rounded education. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Technological Resources <ul><li>Smart Board </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Web Casting </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Word Processors, Spreadsheets, Presentations and Databases </li></ul>
  8. 8. What are some ways to get technology? <ul><li>Using budgeted funds for technology in your school district </li></ul><ul><li>Applying for technology grants </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tips for Technology!! <ul><li>Don’t use to much!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Too much of anything is not as effective. Keep technology as a motivator for learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Buy what is necessary for your students. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not all programs are for your population. Use technology funds wisely. </li></ul></ul>
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