Technology in Kindergarten

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Technology in Kindergarten

  1. 1. Technology in the Kindergarten classroom<br />Benefits for students and teachers<br />
  2. 2. Technology is Diverse<br /><ul><li>Technology can be used in all subject areas in order to enhance learning for Kindergarten students.
  3. 3. Music is one of the most commonly used elements of technology to increase learning through CD’s, tapes, and listening stations.
  4. 4. Computers are also heavily used to develop student achievement in academic areas such as language arts and math. </li></li></ul><li>Technology Tools<br />There are significant venues in which technology can be used in the classroom. Various tools that can be easily used in the classroom include: <br /><ul><li>Computers
  5. 5. Smartboards
  6. 6. Digital Cameras
  7. 7. Tape recorders
  8. 8. CD’s and tapes
  9. 9. Internet sources </li></li></ul><li>Student Advantages<br />Technology in the classroom can benefit and enhance student learning. <br /><ul><li>Engages learners
  10. 10. Makes learning fun
  11. 11. Self-pacing
  12. 12. Interactive
  13. 13. Relatable through current trends </li></li></ul><li>Student Implementation <br />There are significant venues in which technology can be used in the classroom. Various tools that can be easily used in the classroom include: <br /><ul><li>Computers
  14. 14. Smartboards
  15. 15. Digital Cameras
  16. 16. Tape recorders
  17. 17. CD’s and tapes
  18. 18. Websites
  19. 19. Internet sources </li></li></ul><li>Examples Student Implementation<br /><ul><li>Workstations/Centers
  20. 20. Listening stations
  21. 21. Whole Group Instruction during all subject areas
  22. 22. Instructional Videos
  23. 23. Small group Instruction during all subject areas
  24. 24. Can be used to meet the specific needs of individual students. </li></li></ul><li>Teacher Implementation<br /><ul><li>Teachers can use technology to monopolize on wasted timethrough the use of technology.
  25. 25. Teachers can also use technology as an effective organizing tool.
  26. 26. Technology can be used to create personalized documents. </li></li></ul><li>Examples of Teacher Implementation<br />Teachers can use technology in various ways such as: <br /><ul><li>Lesson Planning
  27. 27. Assessment tools
  28. 28. Data spreadsheets
  29. 29. Creating student portfolios
  30. 30. Images taken on special occasions
  31. 31. Creating letters to parents </li></li></ul><li>Websites for Teachers<br />The internet has a great deal of free sites available to educators to try and use to implement both instruction and organizing data. <br /><ul><li>UnitedStreaming.com- contains videos, clips, lesson plans, and images for all subject areas/grade levels.
  32. 32. Scholastic.com- interactive discussion boards and lesson plans/ideas
  33. 33. Teachertube.com- videos that can be used to teach students or a guide for teachers</li></li></ul><li>Applying Technology <br />Technology is a method used to accomplish students goals as well as give practical experience and ensure fulfillment by concrete measures.<br />

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