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Chapter 1

  1. 1. Chapter 1Rethinking Computers and Instruction<br />Maricruz Alfaro<br />Lourdes Aguirre<br />June 2, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Preparing Students for the 21st Century<br />Students need to be able to retrieve, evaluate, and manipulate real-world information to enrich their problem-solving skills.<br />It is more than just delivering instruction, the students need to interact with the information gained.<br />Instructional reform needs to become part of the educational realm of teaching that begins to integrate technology for real-world situations that will create life-long learning.<br />
  3. 3. Preparing Students for the 21st Century<br /><br />
  4. 4. 21st-Century Knowledge and Skills<br />These skills are needed to succeed in work, school, and life:<br />Knowledge of core subjects<br />21st century themes<br />Learning and innovation skills<br />Information, media, and technology skills<br />Life and career skills<br />
  5. 5. National Educational Technology Standards for Students<br /><br />
  6. 6. Linking Educational Reform & Technology<br />Moving from Teacher-centered to Student-centered instruction<br />The student needs to understand the world around them and not imitate the content.<br />Puzzlement phenomenon<br />Knowledge<br />
  7. 7. Creating Open-Ended Learning Environments<br />Inquiry-based learning<br />To explore, gather data, and analyze data<br />Problem based learning<br />Learner is provided with a wide area of exploration and experimentation<br /><br />Project based learning<br />Focusing on solving a problem that are of interest to students<br />
  8. 8. The NTeQ Model<br />There are five basic components:<br />Teacher: Technologically competent and has different roles<br />Student: Actively engaged as a researcher<br />Computer: The tool to enhance learning by providing real-world data to manipulate<br />Lesson: it needs to be student-centered, problem based, technologically authentic<br />Learning environment: incorporates multiple resources<br />
  9. 9. 10-Step NTeQ Model Lesson Plan<br />Computer<br />Functions<br />Data<br />Manipulation<br />Specify<br />Objectives<br />Specify<br />Problem<br />Results<br />Presentation<br />Supporting<br />Activities<br />After<br />Using<br />Computer<br />Activities<br />Prior to<br />Computer<br />Activities<br />While at<br />Computer<br />Assessment<br />
  10. 10. “Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand.”<br />Joe Exline<br />