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EDCO620:

Technological Applications
in the Classroom
SPRING 2017
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Introductions
Task (1):
Go to TAGUL.COM. Take few minutes to explore the website.

Task (2):
Use the criteria below to create your own word cloud:
Your Name
Grade level you teach
Subject you teach
Three to five words that describe you
Your 2017 resolution

Task (3):
Save your word cloud in JPEG and upload it on SEESAW (Introductions).
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Socrative Prior Knowledge

Task (1):
Log in to Socrative.com and make sure you choose student.

Task (2):
Type in the code: V6ND2F15.

Task (3):
Take the quiz titled, Educational Technology: My Prior Knowledge.

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Technology Integration in Action:
Then and Now
Task (1):
Log in to our class journal, Seesaw.

Task (2):
Select the folder titled: Technology Integration: Then and Now and read the short case study.

Task (3):
Use post it notes to complete the graphic organizer attached on the white board.
What do you think are the most relevant and important key terminologies in the case?
Reflect on the past. What do you think about it? What do you feel about it?
Reflect on the present: Where are we now in regards to educational technology?
Forecast the future: Where are we heading? What are your concerns?
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Technology Integration in Action:
Then and Now

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlQSrbZQYgw
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Technology Integration in Action:
Then and Now

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sM3jfyKyhU
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21 Century Education: What
st

About It?
Based on the two videos you watched, work on designing a mind map a graphic that shows the
characteristics of a:

21st Century Teacher

21st Century Student

Make sure you branch out your ideas. Think about the following that might help you
organize your ideas:
Instruction
Tools
Communication
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21st Century Learning What About It?

The 21st Century Teacher = Digital Teacher


Personal Response Mobile Assessment Community of
Interactive Instruction
Systems Tools Practice
Media rich Usage of handheld Record student Groups of educators
presentations digital devices to assessment data with common goals
Engaging display and graph directly into a from across the
presentations student answers mobile device that nation and around
Effective 2 way Example: clickers transfers data to a the world share and
communication: Provide teachers computer for report exchange ideas
teacher-student and students generation Examples: IB
using advanced immediate Automatic timing community blog,
technology tools feedback and scoring of your EducatorsCONNECT
student results

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21st Century Learning What About
It?
According to the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers
(NETS-T), five basic guidelines are needed for becoming what we call a
digital teacher:

Standard (1): Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity

Standard (2): Design and Develop Digital Age Learning Experiences and Assessments

Standard (3): Model Digital-Age work and Learning

Standard (4): Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility

Standard (5): Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership


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21st Century Learning What About It?

The 21st Century Student = Digital Student


Interactive Tools Interacting with others

Tablets Blogs
Laptops Wikis
Internet Podcasts
Mobile devices Skype
Whatsapp
Facebook
Immediate feedback/comments
on classroom websites

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21st Century Learning What About
It?
According to the National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS-
S), students are acquired to achieve six critical skills to achieve success in school
and in future careers:

Standard (1): Creativity and Innovation

Standard (2): Communication and Collaboration

Standard (3): Research and Information Fluency

Standard (4): Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Standard (5): Digital Citizenship

Standard
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- Technological ApplicationsOperations and
in the Classroom Concepts
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21st Century Learning What About
It?

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21st Century Learning What About
It?
Integration of Technology into the Curriculum
WHY?

Think, Pair, and Share:

Why, in your point of view, its essential to


integrate the appropriate use of technology
into the curriculum?
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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?
Integration of Technology into
the Curriculum WHY?

1). If used correctly,


technology will help
prepare students for
their future careers,
which will definitely
include the use of
wireless technology.

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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?
Integration of Technology into
the Curriculum WHY?

2). Technology helps


reach diversity in
learning styles.

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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?
Integration of Technology into the
Curriculum WHY?

3). Technology gives the


students the chance to
interact with their
classmates, hence
encourages collaboration.

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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?
Integration of Technology into
the Curriculum WHY?

4). Technology helps


the teachers prepare
students for the real
world environments.

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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?

Integration of Technology into


the Curriculum WHY?

5). With technology,


the classroom is a
happier place.
Students are excited
to learn.

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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?

Integration of Technology into


the Curriculum WHY?

6). With technology,


students stay
engaged.

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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?

Integration of Technology into


the Curriculum WHY?

7). The traditional


passive learning is
broken. With
technology, the
teacher is a facilitator
a guide.
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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?
Integration of Technology into
the Curriculum WHY?

8). Technology helps


students take control
over their learning.
Hence, they become
more responsible.

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21 Century Learning What About
st

It?
Integration of Technology into
the Curriculum WHY?

9). Technology
integration increases
student achievement
if used efficiently and
meaningfully!

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Perspectives on Educational Technology

Value-Positive Value-
Lens Negative Lens Value-Neutral
Technology Technology Technology is
has the cant impact neither good
capacity to teaching and or bad by its
constructively learning in nature but is
transform any positive only as
education. way and does beneficial as
not belong in the teaching
the classroom. practices it
enhances.
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So? Definition of Educational
Technology?

The Association for Educational Communications and Technology, the


professional society for ET, defines Educational Technology as:

the study and ethical practice of facilitating


learning and improving performance by creating,
using, and managing appropriate technological
processes and resources.
Source:
http://etec.hawaii.edu/aboutbackground.html

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.the big essential why??

To make 21 century st

learning
meaningful and
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