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Presentation to UTEP student teachers
March 2009

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  1. 1. Lucy Gray • Lead Technology Integration Coach • lucyg@uchicago.edu Technology Integration 101 UTEP Presentation 1Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda Setting the Context State of Schools Using Technology to Plan Effectively Vision Lesson Planning Tools 2Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  3. 3. Our Changing World 3Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  4. 4. Evidence of Change Pew Internet & American Life Project NetDay Speak Up Day NSBA Report: Creating and Connecting Grunwald Associates: Kids’ Social Networking Study - more detailed than NSBA; available for purchase SETDA - Maximizing the Impact Report 4Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  5. 5. Pew Report 4 Key Teen Realities: Teens are technology- rich and enveloped by a wired world. Mobile gadgets allow them to enjoy media and communicate anywhere Teens know that ordinary citizens can be publishers, movie makers, artists, song creators, and story tellers Teens are multimedia multi-taskers. 5Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  6. 6. Technologies of Cooperation Personal Powerful Pervasive Technology makes learning.... 6Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  7. 7. Blogs Wikis Podcasts Photosharing Chat Video Google Tools Social Networks Simulations Virtual Reality Tools 7Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  8. 8. Blogs usually an individual journal Types ExamplesExamplesExamples Teacher/ Admin Student Professional Development El Milagro Weblog LeaderTalk The MUS Lower School Blog Mrs. Harder’s Blog Newly Ancient Consumer Math Class Collaboratio n Nation The Biome Project Weblogged ITM Dangerously Irrelevant 8Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  9. 9. Wiki Examples Type ExamplesExamplesExamples Teacher/Admin Student Professional Development Educational Wikis Shift Happens 50 Ways to Tell A Story 6th Grade Computer Science Hop2Wilson Global Collaborations Digital Native Wiki Alabama Best Practice Center School Computing Wiki 9Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  10. 10. Media Sharing web-based tools for organizing & publishing Audio (podcasts) Photos Videos 10Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  11. 11. Media Sharing Examples Tools ExamplesExamplesExamples iTunes Flickr YouTube VoiceThread iTunes U Coulee Kids Room 208 Map of Migrations Best Word Book Ever Merode Altarpiece Geometry, Asus, and Flickr Did You Know? TEDTalks Women in Art Poems by Ms. Gross’s Students Knuffle Bunny Stories K-20 Educators Exploring SL How to Make a Borax Snowflake 11Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  12. 12. Google online collaborative software Tools ExamplesExamplesExamples Google Earth Docs & Spreadsheets Custom Search Summer Tomatoes Teacher Project Google Lit Trips Scavenger Hunt Palo Alto High School Alex Ragone’s Skype Preso Mrs. Gray’s Sites Elementary Language Arts Global Voices 12Wednesday, March 11, 2009
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  14. 14. For Discussion What surprised you? What challenged your thinking? What new connections are you making? What are you seeing in your schools? 14Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  15. 15. Technology in Education Communication Professional development Project-based teaching Planning for instruction 15Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  16. 16. Suggestions K.I.S.S Consider your teaching dilemmas. Ponder the added value. Take a look at the NETS standards for students, teachers, and administrators. 16Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  17. 17. Technology Supports Planning Vision of use Lesson planning Specific Tools 17Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  18. 18. Vision of Use Edutopia USF Technology Integration Matrix 18Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  19. 19. Lesson Planning WebQuests Education World Thinkfinity Enchanted Learning 19Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  20. 20. Lesson Planning Discovery United Streaming American Memory Teachers’ Domain The Digital Vaults eMints Library resources from CPS 20Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  21. 21. Online/Software Tools Google Earth Google Docs Webspiration VoiceThread Think.com Comic Life 21Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  22. 22. Equipment Computers Document Cameras Flip Cameras Digital microscopes SMARTboards 22Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  23. 23. Supplementary Resources Classroom 2.0 Global Education Collaborative Google for Educators Apple Learning Interchange 23Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  24. 24. “... if we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.” -John Dewey 24Wednesday, March 11, 2009
  25. 25. Contact Info email: elemenous@gmail.com or lucyg@uchicago.edu chat: gtalk or AIM: elemenous blog: lucygray.org YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, etc: elemenous 25Wednesday, March 11, 2009