Instruction On The Context Of Curriculum

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Tiffani Flora Instruction in the Context of Curriculum, EDUC J500 Research Paper J. Wylie Sirk, Ed.S. November 19, 2011 1 Table of Contents…………………………………………………………………………………………………….1 Abstract……….………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….2 Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3 Research…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..4 Effects on Curriculum………………………………………………………………………………………..5 Effects on Students……………………………………………………………………………………………..6 Effects on Educators…………………………………………………………………………………………….6 Effects on Schools………………………………………………………………………………………………..7 Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………8 2 Abstract: Today’s educators are faced with a new generation of…show more content…
This report is based on information collected in 2010-2011 from technology plans submitted by schools and corporations across the state. The report shows that mindsets of schools are starting to shift with 46% of schools reporting that they have begun to virtualize their servers and 29% of schools reporting they are likely to do so in the future. In addition to this, many schools have begun to integrate one to one initiatives into their classrooms. This initiative provides a device, such as a laptop, to each student for their use at school or at home. Finally, according to a study done by the National Center for Educational Statistics, “American children between the ages of 9 and 17 use technology more than any other age group” (Gillard & Bailey, 2007, p.87). We, as educators of a new generation, must realize that we have students who have been raised with technology at their fingertips. Our students have grown up in a world immersed with technology. Many schools have been fighting against the use of technology in the classroom. However, schools are starting to recognize that our current generation of students who learn in a different
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