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Teaching within Dell’s Intelligent Classroom. Skip Tyler estyler@henrico.k12.va.us. Pete Anderson pganders@henrico.k12.va.us. NECC Conference July, 2006. About Us. Teach high school math in Henrico County, VA Develop online curricula

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teaching within dell s intelligent classroom

Teaching within Dell’s Intelligent Classroom

Skip Tyler

estyler@henrico.k12.va.us

Pete Anderson

pganders@henrico.k12.va.us

NECC Conference

July, 2006

about us
About Us
  • Teach high school math in Henrico County, VA
  • Develop online curricula
  • Work in a school division that funds a one-to-one computer initiative with Dell
  • Instruct using Intelligent Classrooms
presentation objectives
Presentation Objectives
  • To make you aware of different types of technology available with Dell’s Intelligent Classroom.
  • To show you how technology can create a positive classroom environment that fosters curiosity, excitement, and student learning.
what is your position

Answer Now

What is your position?
  • Teacher
  • Tech Coordinator
  • Administrator
  • Staff Development
  • Other
  • Sitting Down
sample lesson
Sample Lesson
  • Let’s see it in action!
  • Click here to go to a web applet of the floor plan
slide6

What is the fewest number of turns it takes to go from the Dell booth to Starbucks and back with two Venti Caramel Macchiato’s (for your presenters)?

slide7

Answer Now

What is the fewest number of turns it takes to go from the Dell booth to Starbucks and back with two Venti Caramel Macchiato’s (for your presenters)?

  • 4
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 27
slide8

What is the fewest number of turns it takes to go from the Dell booth to Starbucks and back with two Venti Caramel Macchiato’s (for your presenters)?

intelligent classroom minimum requirements
Intelligent ClassroomMinimum Requirements
  • Computer
  • Projector
  • Screen/Wall

Additional components can help you create interactive, collaborative learning environments.

how many computers are in your classroom

Answer Now

How many computers are in your classroom?
  • None
  • Teacher computer only
  • 1-5 student computers
  • 6+ students computers
  • 1-1 computer initiative
benefits of computer and projector
Benefits of computer and projector
  • Only 1 computer is needed to display a presentation (PowerPoint, Internet, etc.) for a class
  • Improved classroom management
  • More dynamic student interaction
what is your experience with student responders

Answer Now

What is your experience with student responders?
  • Never heard of them
  • I have seen them
  • I have used them
  • I have my own set
benefits of student responders
Benefits of Student Responders
  • Engage all students
    • Respond instantly to questions supporting interactive, dynamic lessons
    • No fear of wrong answers
    • Interactive game show - set up teams, fastest responder, high score, etc.
  • Assess
    • Gives immediate data to analyze and direct instruction
  • Achieve
    • Students try harder, results can be saved and tracked
what is your experience with an interactive whiteboard or wireless pad

Answer Now

What is your experience with an interactive whiteboard or wireless pad?
  • Never heard of them
  • I have seen them
  • I have used one
  • I have used both
benefits of interactive whiteboards and wireless pads
Benefits of Interactive Whiteboards and Wireless Pads
  • Maintain student attention
    • Students want to interact with the technology
    • Element of the unknown
  • Save notes and documentation
    • Can be sent via email, stored on a network, posted on a web page
  • Flexibility and Mobility
    • Wireless pad can be controlled from any location in the classroom
sample lessons
Sample Lessons
  • Annotations and Tools
  • Object Oriented
  • Drag and Drop
  • Digital Manipulatives
what is your experience with a document camera

Answer Now

What is your experience with a document camera?
  • What’s a document camera?
  • I have heard of it
  • I have used one
  • I have one in my classroom
benefits of a document camera
Benefits of a document camera
  • Enables teachers and students to display material to the entire class
    • Review homework answers
    • Show newspaper or magazine article
    • Model hands-on activity
additional technologies
Additional Technologies
  • Digital Camera and Camcorder
    • Teacher project
  • Multimedia devices (DVD, VCR, stereo system)
  • Laser Printer
  • Dell DJ MP3 Players
  • Storage Devices (CD/DVD Burners, Flash Drive)
  • Scanner
benefits of a web page
Benefits of a Web Page
  • Acts as a lesson plan book
  • Can be modified easily
  • Dynamic
  • Central location for notes, assignments, policies, contact info, etc.
  • Minimizes excuses from students who are absent
different types of web pages
Different Types of Web Pages

No hosting required:

  • Free – http://www.Schoolnotes.com
  • $25/yr – http://www.Teacherweb.com
  • $49/yr – http://www.Quia.com

Hosting required:

  • You can create your own page using software applications like:
    • Microsoft Office (Save As Web Page)
    • Mozilla (free download)
    • Dreamweaver (purchase)
  • Benefit: Files are on your computer for updating, less restrictions
how often do you use the internet in your classroom

Answer Now

How often do you use the Internet in your classroom?
  • Daily
  • 2-3 times a week
  • Once a week
  • Twice a month
  • Once a month
  • Never
examples of internet usage
Examples of Internet Usage
  • Virtual Manipulatives
  • Online Textbooks
  • HCPS eLearning
  • WebQuests
  • Videostreaming
  • Assessments
conclusions
Conclusions

Dell’s Intelligent Classroom…

  • Creates a collaborative, interactive learning environment when used effectively.
  • Supports numerous learning styles, including visual, auditory and kinesthetic.
  • Facilitates interaction and connects classrooms with information, images and meaning.
  • Makes instruction more effective and improves classroom management, student participation, and student achievement. It does not replace effective teachers.
the most important question about technology usage
The most important question about technology usage…

Does the technology complement or hinder instruction?

q a session
Q & A Session
  • Where do you go from here?
  • What things can you incorporate into your classroom? Act now while motivated!
  • How do you go about getting these items? Library? Departmental request? Grant writing?
important information
Important information!
  • Email:

This presentation and web resources can be found at http://teachers.henrico.k12.va.us/varina/tyler_e/NECC06/index.htm

Feel free to contact us with any questions! Thanks! 

  • Skip Tyler
  • estyler@henrico.k12.va.us

View Skip’s web site

Pete Anderson

pganders@henrico.k12.va.us

View Pete’s web site

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