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Technology and Me A personal timeline  of educational technology Erica L Colon
Overview <ul><li>My name is Erica Colon </li></ul><ul><li>- Attended Westfield Academy  and Central School (1990-1996) in ...
My definition  of educational technology replace this with your  personal  definition - think carefully about what you rea...
History of Education Technology <ul><li>History, the History of Computers, and the History of Computers in Education  http...
Kindergarten technology <ul><li>Scanners  - scanning pictures of students or other items (environmental print - i.e. cerea...
High school technology <ul><li>High Tech High is the epitome of technology in education – please check out this website to...
College technology <ul><li>The most common technologies used by college students are e-mail, CMS (Content Management Syste...
A vivid technology  learning experience <ul><li>Me sitting in my college “classroom”! </li></ul>
A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>I have always loved the idea of using IClicker to help engage my studen...
My vision of the classroom  of the future <ul><li>My textbooks on Kindle </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive smartboards between...
A challenge for teaching <ul><li>The greatest challenge I see for using this kind of technology in the classroom is gettin...
Words of wisdom <ul><li>Students that learn using technology have an advantage in the “real world.”  I believe that techno...
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Technology And Me

  1. 1. Technology and Me A personal timeline of educational technology Erica L Colon
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>My name is Erica Colon </li></ul><ul><li>- Attended Westfield Academy and Central School (1990-1996) in Westfield, NY </li></ul><ul><li>- Graduated from SUNY Oswego in 2000 with a teaching degree in secondary science </li></ul><ul><li>Moved to Hawaii and earned M.Ed for Education Administration from UH Manoa in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Currently working on Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction at UH Manoa to earn a position as a teacher educator someday and work on science education research </li></ul>
  3. 3. My definition of educational technology replace this with your personal definition - think carefully about what you read and don’t just use the one you learned in the lesson or found on the web
  4. 4. History of Education Technology <ul><li>History, the History of Computers, and the History of Computers in Education http://www.csulb.edu/~murdock/histofcs.html </li></ul><ul><li>A Brief History of Distance Education http://www.bsu.edu/classes/nasseh/study/history.html </li></ul><ul><li>Computer-based Technology and Learning: Evolving Uses and Expectations http://www.ncrel.org/tplan/cbtl/toc.htm </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kindergarten technology <ul><li>Scanners - scanning pictures of students or other items (environmental print - i.e. cereal box) into the computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Leap Frog Products - has a variety of educational products to promote early literacy and math. </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera - take pictures of students, of student work, environmental pictures (building, staff members, field trips) to create books. </li></ul>
  6. 6. High school technology <ul><li>High Tech High is the epitome of technology in education – please check out this website to watch more about it! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.edutopia.org/collaboration-age-high-tech-technology-video </li></ul><ul><li>I feel this video is more powerful to show educators what students have access to more than a list I could compile </li></ul>
  7. 7. College technology <ul><li>The most common technologies used by college students are e-mail, CMS (Content Management System), course web sites, spreadsheets, and presentation software </li></ul><ul><li>Some common CMS systems are ANGEL, WebCT, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, FirstClass, Sakai, and Moodle </li></ul>
  8. 8. A vivid technology learning experience <ul><li>Me sitting in my college “classroom”! </li></ul>
  9. 9. A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>I have always loved the idea of using IClicker to help engage my students </li></ul><ul><li>I would also like to have smartboards for the students </li></ul>
  10. 10. My vision of the classroom of the future <ul><li>My textbooks on Kindle </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive smartboards between me and the students </li></ul><ul><li>Students having Blackberries or some device to upload work directly to my computer </li></ul>
  11. 11. A challenge for teaching <ul><li>The greatest challenge I see for using this kind of technology in the classroom is getting the funding for resources </li></ul><ul><li>As of now, I can’t even get each student their own Chemistry textbook </li></ul><ul><li>Another challenge that I have already discovered is that by the time DOE gets us technology, it’s already outdated  </li></ul>
  12. 12. Words of wisdom <ul><li>Students that learn using technology have an advantage in the “real world.” I believe that technology enhances classroom instruction. It also seems to help engage students and capture their attention. What teacher or parent wouldn’t want that for their digital native? </li></ul>

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