Technology and Me A personal timeline  of educational technology
Overview <ul><li>My name is McShane Dator </li></ul><ul><li>I started school in 1988 in Hawaii </li></ul><ul><li>I graduat...
My definition  of educational technology Are processes that enable teachers to explain ideas and concepts better and also ...
Web sites on ed tech history <ul><li>This site is a timeline of Computers in the Classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.c...
Kindergarten technology <ul><li>Usually Kindergarten technology is the use of creative but basic technologies like crayons...
High school technology <ul><li>This is typical high school technology.  There is usually a computer lab with older models ...
College technology <ul><li>College technology is more current.  The students usually have the latest model of laptop in or...
A vivid technology  learning experience <ul><li>I think Skype is a great new technology. </li></ul><ul><li>It allows peopl...
A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>I would really want to use Apple MacBooks in my classroom.  </li></ul><...
My vision of the classroom  of the future <ul><li>I would like to use video games like Civilization to teach world history...
A challenge for teaching <ul><li>I think the biggest challenge will be convincing the older generations who are in charge ...
Words of wisdom <ul><li>“ If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.”-John Dewey </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Technology and Me A personal timeline of educational technology
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>My name is McShane Dator </li></ul><ul><li>I started school in 1988 in Hawaii </li></ul><ul><li>I graduated from high school in 2003 in Hawaii </li></ul><ul><li>I first went to college at University in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>When I finish my degree, I hope to become a teacher and then later pursue a career in education administration </li></ul>
  3. 3. My definition of educational technology Are processes that enable teachers to explain ideas and concepts better and also allow learners a better way to grasp the information.
  4. 4. Web sites on ed tech history <ul><li>This site is a timeline of Computers in the Classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.csulb.edu/~murdock/histofcs.html </li></ul><ul><li>This is a video done by Dr. Richard Schwier, using Elluminate. He talks about the history of educational technology. </li></ul><ul><li>http://blip.tv/file/647931 </li></ul><ul><li>This site is a reference desk that allows educators to find answers to their questions about educational technology </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/res.cgi/Educational_Technology </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kindergarten technology <ul><li>Usually Kindergarten technology is the use of creative but basic technologies like crayons, glitter, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Also breaking up into small groups where interaction between one another is more intimate </li></ul>
  6. 6. High school technology <ul><li>This is typical high school technology. There is usually a computer lab with older models that can be shared with the entire student body. </li></ul>
  7. 7. College technology <ul><li>College technology is more current. The students usually have the latest model of laptop in order to have the best software and also be the most mobile. College students see the importance of technology and how useful it can be in their education. </li></ul>
  8. 8. A vivid technology learning experience <ul><li>I think Skype is a great new technology. </li></ul><ul><li>It allows people to communicate with one another around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>We are living in a global community and Skype allows us to keep in contact. </li></ul><ul><li>It also has video so you can see one another </li></ul><ul><li>Plus it can be used on a smart phone as an app </li></ul><ul><li>It is FREE! </li></ul>
  9. 9. A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>I would really want to use Apple MacBooks in my classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>I think that they allow students to be able to be creative because Macs have great software. </li></ul><ul><li>They are also easy to use and are very compatible. </li></ul>
  10. 10. My vision of the classroom of the future <ul><li>I would like to use video games like Civilization to teach world history </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCIBJ-UHasc </li></ul>
  11. 11. A challenge for teaching <ul><li>I think the biggest challenge will be convincing the older generations who are in charge (DOE) that technology is vital to helping our students. </li></ul><ul><li>I know some people who feel that spending money on technology is a waste and that we should focus on more basic things. I think the reason for this is that they do not understand the new technology and people are usually ignorant to things they do not understand. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Words of wisdom <ul><li>“ If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.”-John Dewey </li></ul>

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