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Through the Knowledge Portal Technology in the 21st century school
The Technology Gap Connected at all times Digital manipulation of timed events (DVR, Tivo) Multiple levels of communicatio...
What the students said about the causes of the digital gap: The Administrator negativity Teacher inconsistency Lack of Acc...
Standardized Testing and Public Accountability
How technology improves student achievement: Real life opportunities More student-centered classrooms Higher student motiv...
The Impact  of Educational Technology  on Student Achievement:  What the Most Current Research  Has to Say A report by Joh...
What stops us from using technology? In other words,  If we have one convincing solution, why are we NOT using it?? <ul><l...
A Report on the Effect of Unitedstreaming ™ Application on Educational Performance Boster, F. J., Meyer, G. S., Roberto, A...
A study conducted by SRI under contract for Palm Inc, to evaluate the use of palm computers in classrooms in various geopg...
49 High School 45 Middle Grades 23 Primary Grades 4 Special Needs 2 Music 4 Math 5 Social Studies 5 Physical Education 13 ...
The timing and occasion of students' technology-supported learning activities need not be dictated by the availability of ...
Levin, D, & Arafeh, S. (2002) The digital disconnect: The widening gap between internet-savvy students and their schools. ...
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Through the Education Portal

  1. 1. Through the Knowledge Portal Technology in the 21st century school
  2. 2. The Technology Gap Connected at all times Digital manipulation of timed events (DVR, Tivo) Multiple levels of communication at once Fast-paced Information intense Inaccessible communication Real time instruction Single levels of communication Slow-paced Performance intense; information weak The Real World The School World
  3. 3. What the students said about the causes of the digital gap: The Administrator negativity Teacher inconsistency Lack of Access
  4. 4. Standardized Testing and Public Accountability
  5. 5. How technology improves student achievement: Real life opportunities More student-centered classrooms Higher student motivation and interest
  6. 6. The Impact of Educational Technology on Student Achievement: What the Most Current Research Has to Say A report by John Schacter for the Milken Family Foundation (1999)
  7. 7. What stops us from using technology? In other words, If we have one convincing solution, why are we NOT using it?? <ul><li>Lack of a plan leads to one-time purchases with no follow-up </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of training leads to poor results </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of student misuse limits access </li></ul><ul><li>Budget concerns </li></ul>
  8. 8. A Report on the Effect of Unitedstreaming ™ Application on Educational Performance Boster, F. J., Meyer, G. S., Roberto, A. J., & Inge, C. C. (2002). A report on the effect of the unitedstreaming(TM) application on educational performance. Cometrika, Inc., Baseline Research, LLC., & Longwood University.
  9. 9. A study conducted by SRI under contract for Palm Inc, to evaluate the use of palm computers in classrooms in various geopgrahic settings and across grade-levels. The Palm Education Pioneers Program
  10. 10. 49 High School 45 Middle Grades 23 Primary Grades 4 Special Needs 2 Music 4 Math 5 Social Studies 5 Physical Education 13 Language 25 Cross curricular 33 Environmental Science subset 44 Science
  11. 11. The timing and occasion of students' technology-supported learning activities need not be dictated by the availability of the computer lab or a classroom desktop computer. Students' collaborative exploration of the world and sharing information and resources become an easy and natural part of learning activities. p. 77 “Final Thoughts” from the Palm Report
  12. 12. Levin, D, & Arafeh, S. (2002) The digital disconnect: The widening gap between internet-savvy students and their schools. American Institutes for Research for Pew Internet & American Life Project. Washington, DC. http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/67/report_display.asp. Bracewell, R., Breuleux, A., Laferriere, T., Beniot, J., & Abdous, M. (1998). The emerging contribution of online resources and tools to classroom learning and teaching. Montreal: Universite Laval. http://www.tact.fse.ulaval.ca/ang/html/review98.html Schacter, John. (1999). The Impact of Educational Technology on Student Achievement: What Most Current Research Has to Say. The Milken Family Foundation Boster, F. J., Meyer, G. S., Roberto, A. J., Lindsey, L., Smith, R., Strom, R., & Inge, C. C. (2004, September). A report on the effect of the unitedstreaming(TM) application on educational performance: The 2004 Los Angeles Unified School District mathematics evaluation. Cometrika, Inc., Baseline Research, LLC, & Longwood University. http://unitedlearning.com/streaming/evaluation.cfm?id=315 Crawford, V., & Vahey, P. (2002). Palm education pioneers program, March 2002 evaluation report. Menlo Park, CA: SRI International. http://www.palmgrants.sri.com .

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