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Edu 741 tech outline


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Edu 741 tech outline

  1. 1. Technology Training with Steve Gibbs Technology Integration Unit OutlineType only in the gray areasName: Megan GerdtsProject Title: State Report PresentationProject Subject: Social StudiesGrade Level(s): 5Email address: megerdts@aol.comEssential Question: What is the history and pertinent facts for the state that you researched?Scaffolding When did your state gain statehood?Questions: What are some interesting facts about the state that you researched? Who are some famous people from your state?Approximate Length of Unit (days, weeks)6 weeksGoals: • Students will learn how to compile research • Students will learn how to use PowerPoint • Students will put information into a presentation and present it effectively.Objectives: • Students will learn how to be discerning in choosing websites for research. • Students will learn specific information about the state that they researched. • Students will use the computer appropriately to research their state • Students will create a presentation either on PowerPoint and present it to the class.Unit Summary and Sequence of Events – give details:I will take the students on the Internet and give them a tour of websites that areappropriate for research. We will discuss credibility and how to use effective keywordswhen you search. I will also discuss citing sources correctly. I will introduce the projectand requirements on a PowerPoint presentation.Week 1/2 – Students will work alone on this project. They will begin researching at thelibrary for print sources as well as online for sources that they can use.Week 3/4 – Students will begin to put together their presentation. I will review thestudents’ information and give guidance where necessary.Week 5 – Finish up presentationsWeek 6 – Students presentSoftware and Hardware needed:Computers with InternetPowerPointprojectorAccommodations for Differentiated InstructionResource Student: Student will be provided with extra time to complete his/her part of the project. I will assist the student in research and organization of the information gathered.Gifted Student: Student will create diagrams and include some more in depth
  2. 2. Technology Training with Steve Gibbs reasons for why things happened the way that they did in whichever state they studied.IDENTIFY STANDARDS – Select two or three standards from each category andcopy/paste them into this documentSpecific Teacher Performance Expectations (TPEs):TPE 4Incorporate specific strategies, teaching/instructional activities, procedures and experiences that address state-adopted academic content standards for students in order to provide a balanced and comprehensive curriculum.Vary instructional strategies according to purpose and lesson content. To meet student academic learningneeds, candidates explain content clearly and reinforce content in multiple ways, such as the use of written andoral presentation, manipulatives, physical models, visual and performing arts, diagrams, non-verbalcommunication, and computer technology.TPE 5Clearly communicate instructional objectives to students.Ensure the active and equitable participation of all students.Specific CA Content Standards:5.8 Students trace the colonization, immigration, and settlement patterns of the Americanpeople from 1789 to the mid-1800s, with emphasis on the role of economic incentives, effectsof the physical and political geography, and transportation systems.5.9 Students know the location of the current 50 states and the names of their capitals.Specific ISTE Tech Standards for Teachers:1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Teachers: a. promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness. b. engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using digital tools and resources.3. Model Digital-Age Work and Learning Teachers exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an innovative professional in a global and digital society. Teachers: a. demonstrate fluency in technology systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations.5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources. Teachers d. contribute to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession and of their school and community.Specific ISTE Tech Standards for Students:
  3. 3. Technology Training with Steve Gibbs1. Creativity and Innovation Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. Students: a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes. b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression.5. Digital Citizenship Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. Students: a. advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology. b. exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.REFERENCES – List websites, books, magazines, and other resourcesused to collect content information for this - textbookLibrary resources – magazines and books