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  1. 1. Applying Technology to Education <br />By: Kylie Swanson<br />
  2. 2. Internet Access<br />The percentage of public schools with access to the internet increased from 35 to 99 percent between 1994 and 2002.<br />Advantages of internet access<br />Online research for projects<br />Online activities<br />Online dictionary and thesaurus<br />Online assessment of students<br />Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are many (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technoooology-integration-introduction<br />
  3. 3. Effects on Teachers<br />Teachers can reach different students that may seem inaccessible<br />Teacher can take on many different roles, such as:<br />Adviser<br />Content Expert<br />Coach<br />Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are many (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technoooology-integration-introduction<br />
  4. 4. Effects on Teaching<br />Teachers can present the material in a more appealing way that can hold the student’s attention for longer amounts of time<br />Teachers can create lectures as<br />Power Points<br />Spreadsheets<br />Videos<br />The best tech tools for teachers (2010). Retrieved fromwww.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech234.shtml<br />
  5. 5. Effects on Students<br />Higher interest in the content material being presented<br />Greater understanding of material when linked with pictures, videos, and other examples<br />Increased motivation to learn<br />Increase technological skills<br />More collaboration with peers<br />Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are many (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technoooology-integration-introduction<br />
  6. 6. Effects on Students<br />Increased opportunities for student-constructed learning<br />Improves writing skills<br />Increases preparation of students for most careers and vocations<br />Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are many (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technoooology-integration-introduction<br />
  7. 7. Technology Tools for Teachers<br />Microsoft Office<br />Word, Power Point, Excel<br />Microsoft OneNote<br />SMART Boards<br />Interactive white boards<br />Elmo Projector<br />The best tech tools for teachers (2010). Retrieved fromwww.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech234.shtml<br />
  8. 8. Risks of Technology<br />Overuse of technology<br />Students become more reliant on machines than their minds<br />Privacy<br />Information is easily accessed by outside parties if not careful<br />Plagiarism<br />Students must learn early on to cite information found from external resources<br />Knill, O. (2007). Benefits and risks off media and technology in the classroom. Paper presented at the ICTCM conference, Boston.<br />
  9. 9. Helpful Websites<br />Education World<br />www.educationworld.com<br />Web Quest<br />www.webquest.org<br />Teacher Tech Blog<br />www.teachertechblog.com<br />Teachnology<br />www.teach-nology.com<br />
  10. 10. References<br />Knill, O. (2007). Benefits and risks off media and technology in the classroom. Paper presented at the ICTCM conference, Boston.<br />The best tech tools for teachers (2010). Retrieved fromwww.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech234.shtml<br /> Why integrate technology in the classroom: the reasons are man (2008). Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/technology-integration-introduction<br />

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