Running head: INTEGRATING INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY Integrating Instructional Technology Jimmy L. Burnett, Jr. Grand Canyon University: EDU 225 Instructional Technology July 22, 2012 Technology of the past 20 years has become a focal point of teaching and learning. As a teacher, it is my job to facilitate the learning
Entry 2: Technology to Enhance Instruction Integrating Instructional Technology The use of technology in the classroom is an important tool to utilize as an educator. Technology allows for educators to have instant access to a plethora of resources that would not be available if technology was not used in the classroom. Teachers have the ability to plan lessons, create presentations, and have interactive games for students to use as a learning tool through the use of different digital devices. Modern day technology is rapidly advancing and providing teacher with many different tools to use in the classroom to enhance the students learning experience.
In a good classroom, students should feel safe and comfortable. The classroom was staffed with Ms. Caitlin the kindergarten teacher and Mrs. Doherty the teacher's assistant. The class size consisted of twenty children. The classroom held five round tables with four students per table. Having tables rather than individual desks,
Comprehensive Classroom Technology Plan Kayla Neatherlin Grand Canyon University EDU-225 07/05/2015 Comprehensive Classroom Technology Plan Introduction Society is becoming more reliant upon technology every day. Technology is found in hospitals, banks, grocery stores, homes, and schools across the nation. As technology becomes more prevalent in the classroom, teachers need to learn how to use it effectively. Differentiating instruction, facilitating learning, enhancing communication, and facilitating instruction are all appropriate ways to use technology in the classroom (Standards for Teachers). Once these types of technology are mastered, student performance, creativity, and thirst for knowledge should begin to increase.
Education in classrooms are getting a different twist these days. In order to get kids more engaged at learning, teachers are trying to figure out ways to get then interested. With a handful of technology available that can distract kids from learning, teachers are using that same technology as a tool for learning.
Introduction Currently, educators are faced with the controversy of reaching all learners. It is the incumbency of educators to master differentiating instruction to create a possibility for all learners to grow. Technology is a great resource to keep students engaged and motivated. It prepares them for their future, yet reaches the diversity of learning styles.
Hi, Flor! I thought your article was interesting. I agree creating a positive learning environment is beneficial for all students. I think if teachers do not create a positive learning environment then students’ are not learning at their best ability. I think building a strong relationship with students along with a creating a positive environment can help students succeed.
1. List the routines that are used in your classroom. The routines established include lining up quietly outside the classroom door, walking in and taking their seat quietly, each row will be called by the teacher to retrieve and return classroom textbooks and workbooks, and any supplies will be handed out and collected by a row captain. Other routines established during the lesson plans include: taking out and checking the previous night 's homework, a group lesson plan that reviews the objectives and standards, group work formation by the teacher, and a quick check assignment during class is used as a formative assessment for the day 's lesson plan. Bathroom breaks are during class changes or students may go during class, but only
Integrating technology in every day teaching is a great necessity in this 21st century, but at the same time it is a great challenge for educators with the advent of numerous technologies almost every day. My goal for this project, as an intern, will be to assess and evaluate various technological tools used by teachers across the building and training them on research based strategies that play a vital role in making learning more meaningful and
Starting in a new semester in school, is always stressful. It took me awhile to figure out how to use the technology in this class, and also what the professor expects from my overall assignments and tasks. I had a late start, but after reading the syllabus and course content and watching several videos I think I have finally settled on a good routine. This week we talked a lot about our thoughts on technology in the classroom. I enjoyed reading my fellow classmates views of how technology should be used in the classroom. Many of my classmates had very passionate opinions about how technology should be used in schools. I was glad to see that future educators have such exciting views on how we should educate our children. I have read many articles
Furthermore, technology in the classroom is not only necessary to engage students, but it is a basic tool for the future. Every day our lives become more deeply rooted in technology. Hardly anything is done on paper anymore. Most of people’s resume, applications, homework's, assignments, test, even letters are all done with technology. Technology has changed the status of
The Significance of Technology in My Classroom The impact on technology in the classroom has opened many new windows for educators. Technology can be used in various ways while working in a classroom, whether that be a first grade classroom or a class of juniors in high school. Technology can help
It is crucial that students are not just being educated in only one way. Each child is different; as a result, learning styles should be versatile and open to new strategies. By learning to use technology correctly, teachers are preparing themselves, and the students for the future by developing certain skills that will be essential in the 21st century. Besides developing the students’ technology skills, students will
Educators must do their best to reach all students. Research is providing proof that educational technology is positively impacting students’ academic performance. We must work collaboratively to find more ways in successfully incorporating technology within our own classrooms. We must effectively implement technological resources to make the most of our lessons
Introduction One to one device initiatives in schools have been around for a number of years and some schools are moving into their second decade of implementation. The question remains, has it lived up to its expectations? Given the amount of money and time that has been put into