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Artical analysis m hein

  1. 1. “ Social Studies Instruction: Changing Teacher Confidence in Classrooms Enhanced by Technology” By: Michael Shriner, Daniel A. Clark, Melissa Nail, Bethanne M. Schlee, and Rebecca Libler Analysis by: Milton Hein
  2. 2. Purpose of the Article: <ul><li>Highlight the importance of using technology in Social Studies instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Show how workshops help teachers learn how to utilize technology in their classrooms </li></ul>
  3. 3. Methodology: <ul><li>Workshops on how to integrate technology into teaching social studies </li></ul><ul><li>Prior surveys and Post surveys </li></ul><ul><li>How did these workshops affect student learning? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Data: <ul><ul><ul><li>Post surveys showed an aggregate increase in comfort and confidence in using the technologies taught by the workshop. (Shriner, Clark, Nail, Schlee, & Libler, 2010, pp. 42-43) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student examples of projects: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Diary of Anne Frank virtual field trip </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seasoned teachers learning new tricks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AP teacher, Andrew Jackson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Connections to Course Concepts/Readings
  6. 6. Integrating Educational Technology Into Teaching <ul><li>Train teachers on the technology first </li></ul><ul><li>Then Implement it in a classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers “must have an opportunity to navigate through a program and complete a set of steps to create a new product.” (Roblyer & Doering, 2010, p. 64) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Charting a Professional Course <ul><li>Theme: Student Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Shriner: Technology-based projects were “useful instructional tools to promote student engagement in meaningful learning.” (Shriner, et al., 2010, p. 39) </li></ul><ul><li>Muir: “nearly all the students liked project-based teaching and thought they learned well from it. (Muir, 2001, p. 162) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conclusion: <ul><li>Article supports themes in reading of student engagement and teacher support in learning new technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Article supports theme of how technology can aid in the learning process </li></ul>
  9. 9. Works Cited <ul><li>Muir, M. (2001) What Engages Underachieving Middle School Students in Learning? In Kauchak, D., Eggen, P., & Burbank, M.D. (Eds.), Charting a Professional Course, Issues and Controversies in Education ( pp.159-165). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Roblyer, M.D., & Doering, A. H. (2010). Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching. Boston, MD: Allyn & Bacon. </li></ul><ul><li>  Shriner, M., Clark, D. A., Nail, M., Schlee, B. M., & Libler, R. (2010). Social Studies Instruction: Changing Teacher Confidence in Classrooms Enhanced by Technology. Social Studies, 101(2), 37-45. Retrieved from EBSCOhost. </li></ul>

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