Using Technology to Enhance Classroom Learning. Facilitated by Dr. Sophia Scott. Agenda. Understanding our students Technology & Learning Tips & Techniques for using PowerPoint technology to enhance learning in the classroom
Facilitated by Dr. Sophia Scott
What does this mean? ROTFL
What do these chat acronyms stand for?
What do these emoticons mean?
The average person will have spent….
Children are exposed to technology for play and learning at a very young age
Howe & Strauss, 2003
Technology & Learning classroom?
MultitaskingSingle or limited tasks
Pictures, sound, videoText
Random accessLinear, logical, sequential
Interactive & networkedIndependent & individual
We live in a technologically enriched environment
How can teachers enable students to be successful in education?
Students learn from thinking…
thinking is engaged by activity
Peer-to-peer Peer Review
Q & A
Tips & Techniques for using PowerPoint technology to enhance learning in the classroom
How to Design Effective PowerPoint Presentations learning in the classroom
Bookman Old Style
Times New Roman
Which slide communicates the learning in the classroom
clearest visual message?
learning in the classroomNon-Verbals
Your Visual Image
Your Visual Image learning in the classroom
to give Power to a Point
Focus on minimizing Distractions! learning in the classroom
What are some tips you can offer using PowerPoint in the classroom & Web?
Tips & Techniques for using Website technology to enhance learning in the classroom
Any Questions or Comments