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Technology Use v. Technology Integration


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Technology Use v. Technology Integration

  2. 2. <ul><li>NO! </li></ul>Are Technology Use and Integration the Same?
  3. 3. Technology Use <ul><li>Utilizing technological tools. </li></ul><ul><li>The technology being used plays a secondary role as opposed to the curriculum, which plays the primary role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex: Using the overhead projector in a math lesson to display the grouping worksheet. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The technology can be used by the students or teacher, but the activity is not dependent on the technology. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples of Technology Use <ul><li>A teacher or student using the internet to research a topic </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher using a computer to keep track of grades </li></ul><ul><li>Students listening to CD’s during reading time </li></ul><ul><li>Students watching a movie as a supplement to a unit. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Technology Integration <ul><li>According to National Forum on Education Statistics technology integration… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;is the incorporation of technology resources and technology-based practices into the daily routines, work, and management of schools“ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does this mean? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Technology Integration Cont’d <ul><li>The lesson is dependent upon and/or built around technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Using technology so regularly that is becomes a part of the classrooms routine. </li></ul><ul><li>Equally important as the content </li></ul>
  7. 7. Technology Integration Examples <ul><li>Ongoing online journals </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom wiki’s </li></ul><ul><li>Student blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Board brainstorming and classroom routine sessions </li></ul><ul><li>A geography unit built around google maps </li></ul><ul><li>An online classroom homework and shared writing database/website. </li></ul><ul><li>Student and/or classroom video journals (vlogs) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Overview <ul><li>Utilizing technological tools </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary to content </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson or routine not dependent on technology </li></ul><ul><li>Technology intricately woven into routine/lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Equally important as the content. </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing/ periodic use </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Use </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Integration </li></ul>
  9. 9. References <ul><li>Technology Integration: Part 1 & Part 2 (Website Link) </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful Learning (PPT) </li></ul><ul><li>The Technology Rich Classroom (Website Link) </li></ul>