Integrating Technology into the Elementary Classroom<br />By Kristin Moffitt<br />
<ul><li>Students  today need more than pencil and paper to learn
Elementary  aged  children  are  21st  Century  learners and  need  these  skills  in  order  to  be able  to  compete  fo...
Technology  makes  learning  fun!</li></ul>   Why Is Technology Important?<br />
<ul><li>Districts need to provide teachers with training opportunities dealing with technology
Teachers need to be given time to work with new programs before implementing
 Districts need to provide support personnel to help teachers with troublesome issues that arise </li></ul>How Do Teachers...
<ul><li>Brainpopjr.com ~ tool to use as an introductory lesson for a new topic. Website contains a variety of popular topi...
<ul><li>Helps students with mundane memorization of math facts</li></ul>Fast Math<br />
<ul><li>Funbrain.com~ variety of math games available with the ability to change the level of play for differentiation</li...
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  1. 1. Integrating Technology into the Elementary Classroom<br />By Kristin Moffitt<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Students today need more than pencil and paper to learn
  3. 3. Elementary aged children are 21st Century learners and need these skills in order to be able to compete for employment in the future
  4. 4. Technology makes learning fun!</li></ul> Why Is Technology Important?<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li>Districts need to provide teachers with training opportunities dealing with technology
  6. 6. Teachers need to be given time to work with new programs before implementing
  7. 7. Districts need to provide support personnel to help teachers with troublesome issues that arise </li></ul>How Do Teachers Get Started?<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Brainpopjr.com ~ tool to use as an introductory lesson for a new topic. Website contains a variety of popular topics.</li></ul>Ways to Use Technology<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>Helps students with mundane memorization of math facts</li></ul>Fast Math<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Funbrain.com~ variety of math games available with the ability to change the level of play for differentiation</li></ul>Math Games cont.<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>Several websites are available that aide in the recognition of letters and sounds</li></ul>Online Literature<br />
  12. 12. <ul><li>Storyline Online~ famous actors read popular children’s books</li></ul>Online Literature cont.<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>Many classrooms are receiving grants that fund the use of handheld computers in the classroom
  14. 14. Students find these easy to use and better than the regular pencil and paper tasks</li></ul>Handheld Devices<br />
  15. 15. <ul><li>Teachers need to invest time and energy into incorporating lessons that involve technology
  16. 16. Students need to learn basic skills related to technology in order to be competitive in the fields they choose to work in
  17. 17. Encourage your district to fund more technology related activities on your campus</li></ul>Be a Risk Taker<br />

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