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Technology in the classroom

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Strategies for integrating technology into the classroom

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Technology in the classroom

  1. 1. Strategies for IntegratingTechnology in the Classroom<br />
  2. 2. Benefits of TechnologyIntegration<br /><ul><li>Higher scores on standardized tests
  3. 3. Students are more engaged and motivated
  4. 4. Promoteshigherlevelcriticalthinking
  5. 5. Improves communication and interpersonalskills
  6. 6. Allows for differentiation in the classroom
  7. 7. Preparesstudents for the real world</li></li></ul><li>ChooseLearning Objective<br /><ul><li>Technology in and of itself has no inherentsignificance in increasingstudentachievement.
  8. 8. Researchindicatesthatusingtechnologydesigned to focus on a specificlearning objective increasesstudentachievement. </li></li></ul><li>Analyze Learners<br /><ul><li>Make-up of the class
  9. 9. Age / Grade Level
  10. 10. Gender
  11. 11. Socioeconomic & Cultural factors
  12. 12. Learning Styles
  13. 13. Prior Knowledge</li></li></ul><li>Select InstructionalStrategies<br /><ul><li>Teacher-CenteredStrategies
  14. 14. How to introduce the concept
  15. 15. How to demonstrate the concept
  16. 16. How to assess the learning
  17. 17. Student-CenteredStrategies
  18. 18. Activitiesthat engage the students in learning</li></li></ul><li>ChooseTechnology Application<br /><ul><li>Consider the goal:
  19. 19. Gain Knowledge
  20. 20. PresentKnowledgeCreatively
  21. 21. Practice Skills
  22. 22. Interactive environment for students to collaborate</li></li></ul><li>WhatMakesTechnology Applications Successful?<br /><ul><li>Easy to Use
  23. 23. Engages the Learner
  24. 24. Can beadapted for differentiated instruction
  25. 25. Learning canbeeasilyassessed/measured</li></li></ul><li>LessonPreparation & Implementation<br /><ul><li>Preview the Technology
  26. 26. Practice Using the Application
  27. 27. Prepare the MaterialsNeeded
  28. 28. Organize and Set up the Environment
  29. 29. Prepare the Learners
  30. 30. Teach the Lesson</li></li></ul><li>Assessment & Evaluation<br /><ul><li>Assessstudentlearningbefore, during and afterlesson.
  31. 31. Obtain feedback fromstudents.
  32. 32. Evaluate and reviselessonbased on assessment and feedback.</li></li></ul><li>References<br />CEO Forum on Education and Technology. (June 2001). Key building blocks for student achievement in the 21st century: Assessment, alignment, accountability, access, and analysis. Retrieved June 18, 2010, from http://www.ceoforum.org/downloads/report4.pdf<br />Dexter, S. (2002). eTips - Educational technology integration and implementation principles. Retrieved June 18, 2010 from http://sdexter.net/Vitae/papers/etips.pdf<br />Rosenfeld, E. & Loertscher, D.V. (Eds.). (2007). Toward a 21st-century school library media program. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc..<br />Smaldino, S.E., Lowther, D.L., Russell, J.D. (2008). Instructionaltechnology and media for learning(9th ed.). UpperSaddle River, NJ: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.<br />

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