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The using of technology to facilitate ec 12 instruction


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The using of technology to facilitate ec 12 instruction

  1. 1. The Using of Technology to Facilitate EC-12 Instruction<br />
  2. 2. Types of Technology<br />Smart Boards<br />Document Cameras<br />Digital Cameras<br />Computers<br />
  3. 3. Smart Boards<br />
  4. 4. What is a Smart Board? <br />A Smart Board is the first interactive white board (SMART Technologies ULC, 2010). <br />Using this technology engages students in a teacher’s lesson. <br />A smart board works with a computer and projector. There are many games and software programs that work with the smart board in the educational setting. <br />
  5. 5. Activities to do with a Smart Board<br />It can be used as a form of taking the attendance. Teach student to interact with the boards’ motion sensor, allowing students will use their finger to drag their name from the “At Home” column shown on the board to the “Present” column, to show they are present at school that day<br />
  6. 6. Document Cameras<br />
  7. 7. What is a Document Camera?<br />Document cameras replaced the overhead projector. <br />It allows the teacher to project what he or she is doing at their desk or on a table onto a screen or smart board for a large group to see.<br />Images show up in color, instead of the shadow black of an overhead projector.<br />
  8. 8. Activities to do with a Document Camera<br />Enlarge a read-aloud book to the class.<br />Used for demonstrations to show students how to do assigned work.<br />A teacher can freeze-frame the camera for various teaching purposes. Worksheets can be frozen, work out answers on sheet, unfreeze, and show final answers <br />
  9. 9. Digital Cameras<br />
  10. 10. What does it mean “Digital” Camera<br />It is easy to use like a regular film camera, without the mess and time of developing film.<br />Pictures can be easily downloaded to your computer and integrated into classroom activities.<br />
  11. 11. Ways to use a Digital Camera in the Classroom<br />Show pictures to demonstrate how to participate in centers and math and literacy stations. For example, sequence of photos in each center to teach students how to use manipulatives and what the station will look like when it is cleaned up<br />
  12. 12. Computers<br />
  13. 13. How can I use computers in the classroom?<br />Computers can be used in a lab setting or in the student’s classroom.<br />Many school district have purchased educational programs and have loaded them on the machines for student enrichment activities.<br />There are also several student friendly school approved website programs for the students to interact with. One of the most common sites viewed by my students is <br />