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Teaching with technology presentation

Jul 19, 2015



  • bringing the world to the classroom dooreduc 555megan bashore

  • instructional media:cues and questionsWhen is using instructional media to introduce new concepts appropriate?Providing accurate visualsClearing up known misconceptions

  • Making the most of a virtual experienceThere is no better way, short of traveling long distances with your students, to share the wonders of the world while connecting them to their studies -Jan Zanetis (ISTE)Teachers canPlan the tours to fit into the curriculum Prepare activities matching standards

  • The variety of technology tools that make use of video, audio, interactive materials, web links, and videoconferencing allows teachers to act as travel guides, naturalists, curators, and historians. -Michael BowkerTeachers can...Set the paceTailor for age-appropriate content

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  • Introduction

    Start by using questions that guide the students to what they already know.Explain what they will learn and clearly state an objective.Tell them what to listen for in the presentation.

  • Discussion

    Stop often to discuss what the students have learned.Have the students re-state what was taught in the presentation.Encourage student interaction during the presentation. The goal is to keep them engaged. Allow time for questions.

  • Conclusion

    Have an activity at the end to reinforce what the students learned. A summarizing task is an effective way of helping students know the important facts they will need to remember.As a teacher, confirm that students have met the objective you intended.

  • Virtual ToursAlthough there are many locations our classes cannot physically visit, these places have been made available virtually.It is said that a benefit of the Internet is that it makes the world a much smaller place.

  • animalsSan Diego ZooMonteray Bay AquariumNational Geographic Critter

  • museumsSmithsonian: National Museum of Natural

  • International Spy

  • Hersheys Chocolate FactoryHolocaust

  • LocationsThe White HouseColonial Williamsburg7 World

  • Planning& ImplementingWhat would I like students to see?Am I using time wisely?Have I stated a clear objective?Are students keeping their focus?

  • referencesZanetis, J. (2010). The beginner's guide to interactive virtual field trips. Learning & Leading With Technology, 37(6), 20-23.Bowker, M. (2010). A virtual ticket to ride. T H E Journal, 37(5), 13-14.