Technology in the classroom<br />By Lacy Hawley<br />INST 6031<br />
Why should we use technology?<br />The benefits of using technology in the classroom are:<br />Developing students’ higher...
Why Integrate?<br />Integrate technology throughout the curriculum:<br />           -language arts, science, social studie...
Different types of technologies<br />These are some of the types of technologies teachers and students can use in the clas...
Computers<br />Computers offer a variety of programs that can be easily accessed by students:<br />Word-processing program...
Internet<br />The internet is a great search engine when assigning research-based projects.<br />Make sure as a profession...
Digital cameras<br />Teachers can use digital cameras in the classroom to capture specific moments:<br />Field trips<br />...
Interactive white boards<br />White boards are a large screen connected to a computer<br />This feature allows the teacher...
Make sure to Involve parents<br />Technology can be used at home to reinforce skills that are taught at school<br />Provid...
conclusion<br />   Technology can be very useful in the classroom. Integrating technology within the curriculum can save t...
references<br />Kelly, M. (n.d.). Integrating technology in the classroom. Retrieved fromhttp://712educators.about.com/cs/...
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  1. 1. Technology in the classroom<br />By Lacy Hawley<br />INST 6031<br />
  2. 2. Why should we use technology?<br />The benefits of using technology in the classroom are:<br />Developing students’ higher order thinking skills<br />Promote creativity<br />Facilitate academic learning<br />
  3. 3. Why Integrate?<br />Integrate technology throughout the curriculum:<br /> -language arts, science, social studies, <br /> mathematics, and art <br />Saves time<br />Valuable aid for useful resources <br />
  4. 4. Different types of technologies<br />These are some of the types of technologies teachers and students can use in the classroom or even at home:<br />Computers<br />Internet <br />Digital cameras<br />Interactive white board<br />
  5. 5. Computers<br />Computers offer a variety of programs that can be easily accessed by students:<br />Word-processing programs to practice keyboard skills, writing, and editing<br />Create power point presentations about particular topics learned in class<br />Draw and paint software programs<br />Also labeling the computer parts can help students communicate the proper terminology about technology<br />
  6. 6. Internet<br />The internet is a great search engine when assigning research-based projects.<br />Make sure as a professional to set bookmarks for appropriate websites for students to visit and complete research on<br />The internet provides free software programs for teachers to use such as www.unitedstreaming.com<br />Setup a free account and let your students enjoy amazing educational videos that can be integrated within the curriculum<br />The internet also provides free software games that reinforces skills taught in the classroom.<br />
  7. 7. Digital cameras<br />Teachers can use digital cameras in the classroom to capture specific moments:<br />Field trips<br />Science experiments<br />Historical features<br />The photos can be uploaded onto a classroom website or slideshow<br />Can be used for extended learning<br />Teachers need to make sure they have parental permission before taking a photo of any student<br />
  8. 8. Interactive white boards<br />White boards are a large screen connected to a computer<br />This feature allows the teacher to demonstrate a lesson in a larger view to the entire class<br />It is interactive-allowing students to write and play games with a electronic pen; provides feedback<br />
  9. 9. Make sure to Involve parents<br />Technology can be used at home to reinforce skills that are taught at school<br />Provide useful resources and tips for parents to use and share with their children<br />If a computer is not available at home, the teacher can suggest useful resources that can be used at a local library<br />
  10. 10. conclusion<br /> Technology can be very useful in the classroom. Integrating technology within the curriculum can save time and promote higher-order thinking. Keep this quote in mind when bringing technology in your classroom, “Technology is not a substitute for teaching” (Myers, 1998).<br />
  11. 11. references<br />Kelly, M. (n.d.). Integrating technology in the classroom. Retrieved fromhttp://712educators.about.com/cs/technology/a/integratetech.htm<br />Myers, M. (1998). Your first-grader and technology. Retrieved from http://www.greatschools.org/students/academic-skills/first-grade-technology.gs?content=213&page=all<br />

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