Presentation on theme: "Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works Session 1."— Presentation transcript:
Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works Session 1
Why Technology Integrating technology provides – An opportunity to differentiate instruction – Help for teachers to create a dynamic learning environment – A tool to increase student learning and understanding – Motivation for student learning – Encouragement for collaboration – Support for the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills Benefits all students but is especially effective with at- risk and special needs students.
Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works The book discusses nine instructional strategies that work and the ways in which technology can support and integrate these strategies. Research shows these instructional strategies causes great gains in student achievement. Average gains of 34 percentile points. Pairing technology and effective instructional strategies can move a classroom from good to great!
Instructional Strategies that Affect Student Achievement Identifying similarities and differences Summarizing and note taking Reinforcing effort and providing recognition Homework and practice Nonlinguistic representation Cooperative learning Setting objectives and providing feedback Generating and testing hypotheses Cues, questions, and advance organizers
Our PD Plan Read the book. (Principals, Assistant Principals, Teacher Coachers, and Media Coordinators) At each LTM, instructional directors will share with principals ideas to use an instructional strategy with technology. At each school, principals will lead a PD session about technology ideas for each instructional strategy with help from assistant principals, teacher coaches, and media coordinators. Each month teachers will select ideas to integrate technology in the classroom. Model: 1 to 2
Goal It is not about the technology itself but our goal is to use technology as a tool to engage our students in learning experiences that will be applicable to their world and future. School goal Personal goal