SMART Boardsand ESLClassroomsBy Rovanna Luther
Technology and Marzano Teachers  given over 1 ½ years to practice technology skills saw increase of over 15% in scores. ...
Marzano’s Advice   Districts need to train teachers in the use of    interactive white boards   Districts also need to t...
Reasons to use    Interactive Whiteboards Interface with computer, projector, and  data projector, which allow students t...
More Reasons Grabs  students’ attention through use of  color and highlighting Accommodates               different lear...
ESL Considerations ESOL students benefit from visual learning Increase   motivation for skill practice Audioelements ad...
More ESL Considerations Display        of teacher modeling increases comprehension Immediate response system can track s...
Final point to consider:Our goals must dictate our use of technology as itis a learning tool to help us reach those goals.
References   Bell, M. A. (2010, January 7). Teacher feature.    Retrieved from    http://teachers.net/gazette/JAN02/mabel...
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  1. 1. SMART Boardsand ESLClassroomsBy Rovanna Luther
  2. 2. Technology and Marzano Teachers given over 1 ½ years to practice technology skills saw increase of over 15% in scores. Describesa “sweet spot” in which teachers were trained to use technology, used it for 2 years, and used it 75% of the time. (Computer Using Educators (CUE) conference, March 2009 retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/interacitve - whiteboards-technology)
  3. 3. Marzano’s Advice Districts need to train teachers in the use of interactive white boards Districts also need to train weak teachers in effective teaching. Warns that too much technology can decrease results not increase them (Computer Using Educators (CUE) conference, March 2009 retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/interacitve -whiteboards- technology)
  4. 4. Reasons to use Interactive Whiteboards Interface with computer, projector, and data projector, which allow students to follow teacher instructions Allow for physical manipulation of materials Allow notes or drawings to be manipulated, then saved or printed
  5. 5. More Reasons Grabs students’ attention through use of color and highlighting Accommodates different learning styles Solves limited computer access issues(retrieved from http://teachers.net/gazette/JAN02/mabell.html)
  6. 6. ESL Considerations ESOL students benefit from visual learning Increase motivation for skill practice Audioelements add listening and speaking practice
  7. 7. More ESL Considerations Display of teacher modeling increases comprehension Immediate response system can track students comprehension Allows for marking of important information to increase focus
  8. 8. Final point to consider:Our goals must dictate our use of technology as itis a learning tool to help us reach those goals.
  9. 9. References Bell, M. A. (2010, January 7). Teacher feature. Retrieved from http://teachers.net/gazette/JAN02/mabell.html Information about the features of smart board interactive whiteboards that can help students who have special learning needs. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.blossomlearning.com/ShowResource. aspx?rid=56 Wolpert-Gawron H. (2009). Technology combined with good teaching leads to success. Retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/interactive- whiteboards-technology-success

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