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									        Practical Classroom
Applications of Educational
                 Technology


                Module 1
          PowerPoint Assignment
                LME 448
 Rational for Incorporating
 Technology into Daily
 Activities
• Engage students with a multi-
  media enriched classroom
• Promote higher order thinking in
  the classroom
• Constructivist
  learning atmosphere
    Instructor Benefits
• Organization
• Planning templates and resources
• Statistical tracking made easier
• Performance task assessment
• Instructor presentations are
  engaging – no longer only
  ‘Blackboard Lectures’
• Teacher is the
  facilitator of learning
Student Benefits
• Students make meaning with
  projects that are authentic to them
• Students develop technological
  familiarity and ability
• Opportunities for self-expression
• Project flexibility
• Skills translate into real
     world applications
Technological Tools

•   Computer
•   Video Recorders
•   Digital Cameras
•   Scanners
•   Software
•   Internet
Why wait for a trip to the
Computer Lab?
• Use Classroom Resources Effectively
   – Internet for Peer Communication
   – Topic Research
   – Curriculum Supportive Games and
     Activities
   – Classroom Web Page
      • Web Quests
      • Topic Links
      • Homework Helpers

PLEASE do not limit your computer to tests and quizzes!*
 And …
 Speaking of the Class Web Site

• Enhance Parent Communication
  –   E-mail links
  –   Letters to parents
  –   Post weekly progress reports
  –   Links to topic related sites
• Student Showcase
  – Work samples
  – Student developed resources
Technology Suggestions
Students can create:

• Student Portfolios
• Project Reports
• Creative Writing
      Compilations
• Take Home Work
     Samples
• Artistic
                        ‘Frogs’ by Allison   2004
     Demonstrations


The Possibilities are endless!
Technology Suggestions
Instructors can create:
•   Directed reading activities
•   Lesson topic extensions
•   ‘Game Show’ quiz assessments
•   Skill building exercises
•   Virtual Field Trips
•   Webquests
•   Research
Curriculum Integration
• Brings excitement to projects by
  integrating many subjects
• Provides personally authentic
  experiences for the students
• Provides instruction
  that benefits many
  different learning
  styles.
 References
• Butzin, S. (1992). Integrating technology into the
  classroom: lessons from the Project CHILD experience.
  (Computers Helping Instruction and Learning
  Development). Phi Delta Kappan, 74, 330-4.
• Hipschman, R., (1997). Your weight on other worlds.
  http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/index.html
• Lacina, J., & Austin, S. (2003). Technology and the
  writing workshop. Childhood Education, 80 (2), 101-3.
• Lacina, J., (2004). Designing a virtual field trip.
  Childhood Education, 80 (4), 221-2.
• Lim, C., & Tay, L. (2003). Information and communication
  technologies (ICT) in an elementary school: students'
  engagement in higher order thinking. Journal of
  Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 12, 425-27.

								
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