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  1. 1. Maria GarzaUniversity of Houston-Clear Lake<br />Using Technology to facilitate Instruction K-12<br />November 6, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Technology in the classroom<br />
  3. 3. Technology before…<br /><ul><li> Television
  4. 4. Radio</li></li></ul><li>Today technology is an integral part of the everyday classroom…<br />
  5. 5. Different types of technology in the classrooms…<br />Computers<br />Software<br />Internet research<br />Web-based interactive games<br />Educational videos<br />Video conferencing<br />Projectors<br />Class presentations<br />Video display<br />Interactive boards<br />Drill and practice / presentations<br />Overheads<br />Direct teaching / centers<br />Radios<br />Entertainment <br />Notebooks<br />Portable<br />
  6. 6. Computers…<br />Computers, by far, are the most common type of technology in the classroom<br />
  7. 7. Computers are an important tool to facilitate instruction…<br />Word <br />Processor<br />
  8. 8. To enhance learning…<br />Students use word processors to…<br />communicate<br />Enhance writing skills<br />Classroom projects<br />
  9. 9. Computers are an important tool to facilitate instruction..cont.<br />Internet<br />Research projects<br />Web-based activities<br />Online dictionaries<br />Social interactions / communication<br />
  10. 10. E-mails<br />Students<br />Interact socially<br />Communicate<br />Enhance technological skills as well as writing skills<br />