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Melissa Haddocks Timeline


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Melissa Haddocks Timeline

  1. 1. Technology and Me A personal timeline of educational technology
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>My name is Melissa Haddock </li></ul><ul><li>I started school in 1992 in Washington </li></ul><ul><li>I graduated from high school in 2004 also in Washington </li></ul><ul><li>I first went to college at Union College in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>When I finish my degree, I hope to become Family and Consumer Science teacher </li></ul>
  3. 3. My definition of educational technology Educational Technology – tools that can help students and teachers communicate more effectively, open new horizons, enable & spark creativity. They also carry responsibility & the opportunity to exercise good citizenship in a new & growing landscape.
  4. 4. Web sites on ed tech history <ul><li>Computers in Education: A Brief History </li></ul><ul><li>History of Computers and Education Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Ed Tech History video </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kindergarten technology <ul><li>Typewriter </li></ul><ul><li>Videos/TV </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Crayons & Paper </li></ul>Taken by HB Art CC Taken by moneboh CC
  6. 6. High school technology <ul><li>Grades on Edline </li></ul><ul><li>2 tech courses required </li></ul><ul><li>Typed papers </li></ul><ul><li>Used online research </li></ul><ul><li>Computer lab available </li></ul><ul><li>Some computers in classrooms </li></ul>Taken by David Michael Morris CC Taken by mathowie CC
  7. 7. College technology <ul><li>Laptop requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Online classes </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint use (both students & teachers) </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools for research & collaboration </li></ul>Taken by Abron CC Taken by cubicgarden CC
  8. 8. A vivid technology learning experience <ul><li>High school Adobe Pagemaker class </li></ul><ul><li>Saw computer’s creative possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Computers as practical & artistic </li></ul>
  9. 9. A technology I want to use in my classroom <ul><li>Using mobile devices &/or a class social networking cite to get students involved & excited about learning beyond class walls & time. </li></ul>
  10. 10. My vision of the classroom of the future <ul><li>Technology encouraging connection with & understanding of people, community, & the world </li></ul><ul><li>More individualized instruction </li></ul>
  11. 11. A challenge for teaching <ul><li>Many great tools, not enough funds </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating different levels of technology expertise </li></ul>
  12. 12. Words of wisdom <ul><li>“ The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” - Eleanor Roosevelt </li></ul>