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This presentation was used to introduce the new technology standards to our faculty

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  1. 1. THE DIGITAL AGE The Internet has become central to contemporary experience
  2. 2. TOP TEN HITS ON YOUTUBE Branding in the Digital Age Graffiti meets the Digital Age Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age Bodies in the Digital Age Business Etiquette in the Digital Age How the Digital Age is influencing Newspapers Lecture on Learning in the Digital Age How to Disappear in the Digital Age The Historical Record in the Digital Age Is Rand Compatible with the Digital Age Scholarship in the Digital Age
  3. 3. THE DIGITAL AGE Over the last 15 years it has re-organized how we live, how we communicate, and how we learn
  4. 4. • Informal learning is a significant aspect of the learning experience-Formal education no longer comprises all of our learning. • Learning now occurs in a variety of ways – through communities of practice, personal networks, and through completion of work-related tasks. • Learning is a continual process- Learning and work related activities are no longer separate. In many situations, they are the same. • Learning itself has changed-Many of the processes previously handled by our minds, like memorizing large amounts of information, can now be off-loaded to, or supported by, technology. LEARNING IN THE DIGITAL AGE
  5. 5. DIGITAL AGE Having knowledge is no longer enough Having the ability to transform knowledge is the new benchmark of an educated person
  6. 6. The technology program standards touch every curriculum Because the Internet is altering the process of learning itself
  7. 7. THE PROGRAM STANDARDS Digital Citizenship Practice Catholic teachings when using technology Operations and Concepts Implement hardware, software and peripherals Communication and Collaboration Work with others to utilize information and ideas Creativity and Innovation Employ original ideas to develop new products Information Management Collect and process information from a variety of sources Critical Thinking Develop problem-solving strategies and make informed decisions
  8. 8. NATIONAL EDUCATION STANDARDS FOR TEACHERS • Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity • Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments • Model Digital-Age Work and Learning • Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility • Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership
  9. 9. THE DIGITAL AGE The computer is the portal to the internet
  10. 10. AS A TEACHER IN THE DIGITAL AGE …….every teacher needs to teach with computers TO MEET THE TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS
  11. 11. LUCKILY…….. We have three computer labs A technology integration specialist and…….. The World Wide Web
  12. 12. The Survey