How Technology Tools Are Changing Teaching and Learning. By: Mary O’Connell The Teachers’ Lounge St. Louis, MO. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= GegtmIJPdrM. What is 21 st Century Education?. What’s the Big Deal About Using Technology in the classroom?.
How Technology Tools Are Changing Teaching and Learning
By: Mary O’Connell
The Teachers’ Lounge
St. Louis, MO
•Easily allows a teacher to promote 21st Century Skills
•4 Core Beliefs
•Easily allows students to conduct research on a daily basis
•Students need to master content while producing, synthesizing and evaluating information from a wide variety of sources.
•With instant global communication and instant access to information, it’s not just enough to “know facts”
•Need well-prepared teachers
•Utilize technology while ensuring students still master content and skills
•Will allow teachers to create an engaging and personalized environment for each student
•Will give us a new model for education
•Students take ownership of learning
•New push to make all kids learners for life
“21st century technology should be seen as an opportunity to acquire more knowledge, not an excuse to know less.”
President and Executive Director, Common Core
Taking pictures with iPad; inserting them in Pic Collage
•QR Codes are barcodes that can:
•Take you to a website
•Link you to a video
•Show you a text message
•Step 1: Download a free QR Reader App (Qrafter)
•Step 2: Generate a QR Code (http://www.qrstuff.com)
•Step 3: Download the QR Code to your computer and save it in a document
Determine grade level vocabulary (RI.1.4)
Participate in collaborate conversations in small or large groups (RSL.1.1)
Compare and contrast details in a text (RI.1.9)
Look at the app With Transportation I Learn (View scenes I learn sounds, words, travel)
Or view Transportation app
Pick 4 types of transportation from app
Draw picture of each mode of transportation
Complete each sentence
This type of transportation is a ______. It moves people _______________.
An airplane or an automobile will help you travel somewhere far away.
An aircraft or a car will help you travel somewhere far away.
One of the advantages of air travel is getting to a place fast.
One of the benefits of air travel is getting to a place fast.