Ed Tech History

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Ed Tech History

  1. 1. Technology and Me A personal timeline of educational technology
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Aloha! My name is Barbra Kaimuloa. I started school in 1981 in Nanakuli. I graduated from Kamehameha Schools - Kapalama Campus on the island of Oahu in 1994. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from UH Manoa in 2000. I pursuing my Master’s Degree in Educational Technology and hope to graduate in May 2011. I am currently a 5th grade teacher at Kahakai Elementary School in Kailua-Kona. </li></ul>
  3. 3. My definition of educational technology Educational Technology is the integration of technology with real-world applications that allows students to think critically and apply their knowledge.
  4. 4. Web sites on ed tech history <ul><li>http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Campus/7941/paper2h.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/randommind/a-brief-history-of-educational-technology </li></ul><ul><li>http://educationaltechnology.ca/couros/780 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kindergarten technology <ul><li>Creativity thrived through music and dance. Songs were played on a record player. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers had typewriters in the classroom, but students were only allowed to look at it from afar. </li></ul>
  6. 6. High school technology Microfiche Floppy disk <ul><li>Computers were used to type out research papers. </li></ul><ul><li>Information was retrieved through microfiche film and textbooks. </li></ul><ul><li>Documents were saved on floppy disks. </li></ul>
  7. 7. College technology <ul><li>On-line courses </li></ul><ul><li>Laulima/Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Collaboration through Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul>
  8. 8. A vivid technology learning experience <ul><li>Even though my students are technology natives, they still need to be taught life skills. </li></ul><ul><li>If not, they will not know how to adjust without technology. </li></ul>
  9. 9. A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>I would like to use digital imaging and video in my classroom. </li></ul>
  10. 10. My vision of the classroom of the future <ul><li>I would like to see that every child has a laptop to do work in school and at home. </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments are given and submitted through e-mail. </li></ul>
  11. 11. A challenge for teaching <ul><li>DOE blocked sites </li></ul><ul><li>Limited/No technical support staff </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul>
  12. 12. Words of wisdom <ul><li>The real difficulty in changing the course of any enterprise lies not in developing new ideas but in escaping old ones. </li></ul><ul><li>John Maynard Keynes </li></ul>

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