TECHNOLOGY STANDARD 2- Personal and Professional Use of Technology:
Thecompetent teacher will apply tools for enhancing personal professional growth andproductivity; will use technology in communicating, collaborating, conducting research,and
solving problems and will promote equitable, ethical, and legal use of computer/technology
Fully state the standard in bold text. Then write a paragraph explaining your knowledge and understanding of that standard—put the standard into your own words.
I think that this standard wants me to recognize the importance of utilizing technology toenhance my communication, collaborating, and problem-solving in the classroom. By usingtechnology to improve my professional growth and productivity in the classroom, I will be ableto more effectively make use of my planning and instruction for my classroom. Usingtechnology for and in the classroom will not only be beneficial to me, but also to my students,parents, and colleagues to help them recognize how powerful and useful technology can be interms of providing a more positive classroom environment and learning strategies.2.
Explain how the artifact you chose demonstrates your understanding and application of thestandard.
The artifact I chose is a model classroom schedule and rationale as to why I planned eachlesson/activity of the day and week at the particular times. It shows how I will be able to planmy instruction around prescheduled activities set by the school in a way that adequately