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Educational Technology

  1. 1. Technology and Me a personal timeline of educational technology
  2. 2. Overview • ALOHA! My name is Sarah Mae Burdios. • In 1993, I started school at Menehune Rainbow Pre-School in Kaneohe, HI. • I graduated from Moanalua High School in 2007 in Honolulu, HI. • I first attended college at UH Mānoa in Fall of 2007. • When I finish my degree, I hope to become a high school English teacher.
  3. 3. my definition of Educational Technology Learners in the 21st century should be able to incorporate the use of computers, media, the Internet, and web technology in and out of the classroom. Educational technology helps catapult students to understand the world around them; to be creative and independent; and learn to be open-minded to the pros and cons of online learning.
  4. 4. Websites on Ed Tech History (from New Horizons for Learning) 1) Learning with the Internet A Singaporean researcher shares how to effectively use technology as a positive student learning experience. 2) Technology in Environmental Education How technology not only enhances learning but also helps students to explore and understand the world around them. 3) Americans Need To Know More About Technology
  5. 5. Kindergarten Technology The Etch-A-Sketch used to inspire creativity and art. The chalkboard was used as the teacher’s main source of teaching and learning. As the Internet started to become popular, dial-up connection was the only source. It was slow, but it worked!
  6. 6. High School Technology The original iPod created to play music and only music. Bill Gates created Microsoft Office, which became the source of typing documents and essays, instead of using an old-fashioned typewriter. The Samsung razor was my first flip-phone. It was said that this was the thinnest device of its time and I was excited to start texting (although I still had a 250-text limit per month).
  7. 7. College Technology Cell phone. MP3 player. Internet. E-mail. All in 1. Acer Netbook. Has all the capabilities in a regular PC, just way smaller and easier to carry. Nintendo WII is a game console that allows you to have fun without the stress of wires and chords, and also helps you stay healthy with its new Wii Fit.
  8. 8. A Vivid Technology Learning Experience E-mail helped my family keep in touch with my father who was serving in the military overseas . The news of the 9/11 attacks spread quickly Laulima offers resources, online when TVs in the syllabus’, e-mail options, and classroom were available grades for students. to all students.
  9. 9. A technology I want to use in the classroom Audiobooks: for The Kindle: an auditory learners electronic device that all books can be read from
  10. 10. My Vision of the Future Classroom Working Education Together Technology Parent Diverse Involvement Learning
  11. 11. A Challenge for Teaching • Students with special needs • Copyright issues / Plagiarism • Distraction in the classroom • The great literary works unappreciated and lost • Technology cannot grade a student’s growth and performance
  12. 12. Words of Wisdom “One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” -Henry Miller, American novelist and artist