Connecting Through Technology
Ready or Not . . .   The World is   Different <ul><li>Work is different ... </li></ul><ul><li>Tools are different ... </li...
Our Educational System Must Produce Technology-Capable Kids Within a sound educational system students can become: <ul><li...
NET-Standards   Categories 1.  Basic Operations and Concepts.  2.  Personal and  Professional Use of Technology 3.  Applic...
Continuum of Technology    Integration <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Use of  Technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><...
What’s your GOAL?   <ul><li>How will you use technology more effectively in your classroom? </li></ul>
Take One Step at a Time
Essential Elements in a Technology-rich Connected Classroom   <ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><u...
Step 1:  Technology <ul><li>Assess Your  Educational Technology Savvy </li></ul>Software Programs Digital Images – Cameras...
Step 2:  Connecting Curriculum and Technology
How do you select and use the right combination of tools for the job at hand?
Content  First
Linking Content Area Standards  with Technology Standards <ul><li>Select a current unit of study </li></ul><ul><li>Identif...
Step 3-  Link Technology and Instruction
Crystals to Kites <ul><li>Investigate curricular concepts & content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific exploration of crysta...
Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul>Draw Program
Scientific Exploration of Crystals
Integration of Technology
 
 
 
 
 
Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical ...
Mathematical Exploration of Crystals
 
Exploring Mathematical Relationships 30 20 12 Decagonal Prism 27 18 11 Nonagonal Prism 24 16 10 Octagonal Prism 21 14 9 He...
 
Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical ...
Crystal Quest <ul><li>Choose one of the sites below to visit. </li></ul><ul><li>1.  Locate a picture that shows an identif...
Crystal Study
Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical ...
<ul><li>Crystal Growing </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the type of crystal you would like to try growing. </li></ul><ul><li>Us...
<ul><li>Kite Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Search through the following sites to find a kite design you would like to bui...
Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical ...
 
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  • Connecting Through Technology Part 1

    1. 1. Connecting Through Technology
    2. 2. Ready or Not . . . The World is Different <ul><li>Work is different ... </li></ul><ul><li>Tools are different ... </li></ul><ul><li>Communication is different ... </li></ul><ul><li>Information is different ... </li></ul><ul><li>Kids are different ... </li></ul><ul><li>And Learning Is Different! </li></ul>Copyright © 2000-2002 ISTE NETS Project. All Rights Reserved.
    3. 3. Our Educational System Must Produce Technology-Capable Kids Within a sound educational system students can become: <ul><li>Capable information technology users </li></ul><ul><li>Information seekers, analyzers, and evaluators </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solvers and decision makers </li></ul><ul><li>Creative and effective users of productivity tools </li></ul><ul><li>Communicators, collaborators, publishers, and producers </li></ul><ul><li>Informed, responsible, and contributing citizens </li></ul>Copyright © 2000-2002 ISTE NETS Project. All Rights Reserved.
    4. 4. NET-Standards Categories 1. Basic Operations and Concepts. 2. Personal and Professional Use of Technology 3. Application of Technology in Instruction. 1. Technology Operations and Concepts 2. Planning and Designing Learning Environments and Experiences 3. Teaching, Learning, and the Curriculum 4. Assessment and Evaluation 5. Productivity and Professional Practice 6. Social, Ethical, Legal, and Human Issues NETS for Teachers Copyright © 2000-2002 ISTE NETS Project. All Rights Reserved.
    5. 5. Continuum of Technology Integration <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Use of Technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Single Educational Use of Technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use Internet, Word Processing, Technology Project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use on a Regular Basis, Curriculum Related Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students Use Technology as a Tool Every Day </li></ul><ul><li>Use Technology Seamlessly Throughout the Day, </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment with New Technology </li></ul>Technology Assessment for Teachers
    6. 6. What’s your GOAL? <ul><li>How will you use technology more effectively in your classroom? </li></ul>
    7. 7. Take One Step at a Time
    8. 8. Essential Elements in a Technology-rich Connected Classroom <ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li> Instruction </li></ul><ul><li> Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Management Tools </li></ul>
    9. 9. Step 1: Technology <ul><li>Assess Your Educational Technology Savvy </li></ul>Software Programs Digital Images – Cameras – Video - Scanners Internet-Based Programs – Searching - Blogs Refer to Glossary List Scientific Probes - Calculators Productivity Tools Video Conferencing Dynamic Information Sharing Presentation Tools Digital Audio – MP3 Players
    10. 10. Step 2: Connecting Curriculum and Technology
    11. 11. How do you select and use the right combination of tools for the job at hand?
    12. 12. Content First
    13. 13. Linking Content Area Standards with Technology Standards <ul><li>Select a current unit of study </li></ul><ul><li>Identify core curricular standards, concepts, and content </li></ul><ul><li>Identify technology standards and skills which can also be addressed through unit of study </li></ul>
    14. 14. Step 3- Link Technology and Instruction
    15. 15. Crystals to Kites <ul><li>Investigate curricular concepts & content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific exploration of crystals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematical exploration of crystals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application of concepts to kites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop use of technology tools </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul>Draw Program
    17. 17. Scientific Exploration of Crystals
    18. 18. Integration of Technology
    19. 24. Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical Patterns  </li></ul>Spreadsheet Draw Program
    20. 25. Mathematical Exploration of Crystals
    21. 27. Exploring Mathematical Relationships 30 20 12 Decagonal Prism 27 18 11 Nonagonal Prism 24 16 10 Octagonal Prism 21 14 9 Heptagonal Prism 18 12 8 Hexagonal Prism 15 10 7 Pentagonal Prism 12 8 6 Square Prism 9 6 5 Triangular Prism Edges Vertices Faces Prism
    22. 29. Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical Patterns  </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Crystal Examples  </li></ul>Spreadsheet Draw Program Web Search /Table
    23. 30. Crystal Quest <ul><li>Choose one of the sites below to visit. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Locate a picture that shows an identifiable geometric crystal shape. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Copy and paste your selected picture onto the table below. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Label the picture with its name and crystal shape. </li></ul><ul><li>Crystal Apothecary Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collection </li></ul><ul><li>http://pharminfo.com/gallery/crystals/Crystals.html http://www.nmnh.si.edu/minsci/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mineral Identification Common Substances </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.netspace.net.au/~mwoolley/top.htm http://mee-inc.com/crystals.html </li></ul><ul><li>Mineralogy and Crystallography Snow Crystal Shapes </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.unige.ch/sciences/terre/esr/mineralo.htm http://www.papersnowflakes.com/science.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Mineral Gallery Photomicropraphs of Crystals </li></ul><ul><li>http://mineral.galleries.com/ h ttp://www.scienceart.nl/Frames/HOMEpage.htm </li></ul>
    24. 31. Crystal Study
    25. 32. Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical Patterns  </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Crystal Examples  </li></ul><ul><li>Experimental Choices  </li></ul>Spreadsheet Draw Program Web Search /Table Select Web Sites
    26. 33. <ul><li>Crystal Growing </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the type of crystal you would like to try growing. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the following sites to locate two or three different procedures to follow in growing your crystal. </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the different procedures and select or modify one to use. </li></ul><ul><li>Type/Copy and print your procedure for your use. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.chemistry.co.nz/crystal_gardens.htm l </li></ul><ul><li>http://laue.chem.ncsu.edu/web/student_xtal.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.chemistry.co.nz/crystals_string.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://rockhoundingar.com/pebblepups/growcryst.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sciencenet.org.uk/publications/crystal.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://freeweb.pdq.net/headstrong/crys.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://kerala.com/science/project1_page1.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.yesmag.bc.ca/projects/crystal_gardens.html </li></ul>
    27. 34. <ul><li>Kite Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Search through the following sites to find a kite design you would like to build. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clem.freeserve.co.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ttl.dsu.edu/woodburg/Default.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sct.gu.edu.au/~anthony/kites/tetra/variations/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.win.tue.nl/~pp/kites/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.win.tue.nl/~pp/kites/pointers.html </li></ul>
    28. 35. Identify Technology Tools and Resources to Support the Learning <ul><li>Drawing Crystals  </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical Patterns  </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Crystal Examples  </li></ul><ul><li>Experimental Choices  </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze Experimental Data  </li></ul>Spreadsheet Draw Program Web Search /Table Select Web Sites Database
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