Technology in the Classroom Rosie Bertles ESL Newcomer Academy JCPS High School 9 th and 10 th Grade Language Arts
The Lesson Adjectives Before Nouns Technology: SmartBoard, Clickers, Document Camera, Digital Projector, Laptop, Video Camera 16 Students speaking 6 languages Activities: Interactive Clickers, Brain Pop with interactive quiz Problem Solving: incorrect answers spoken, distinguishing parts of speech, accidently exiting clickers Assessment: Pre- and Post- Test using clickers
Technology Capabilities: unlimited interactive online or classroom based visual teaching tools Limitations: time, penmanship, copyright issues, subscriptions Potential Benefit: in the technology age, unlimited researching capabilities and visual cueing
Supporting Diverse Learners Supporting Diverse Learners, Using Adaptive and Assistive Technologies Visual presentations reach across all cultures. English subtitles support visual and textual clues. http://tinyurl.com/3bz22bx brain pop adj http://tinyurl.com/3bz22bx Print and Media offer visual and audio clues to meaning.
Managing Technology Clear Directions on Use Student Laptops Replacement Cost Flat on Desk SmartBoard No Writing Implements Press Hard with Smart Pens Clickers Do Not Drop
Students with Technology The video to be inserted here contains images of students and cannot be posted on the internet due to privacy laws.
Lesson Effectiveness Analyze the results of your lesson. ***add charts Did your students learn? Did the use of technology increase motivation or participation? What did students know before the lesson and after? Evaluate the effectiveness of the lesson. What could you do differently to increase the effectiveness of the lesson?
Lesson Effectiveness Did your students learn? YES Did the use of technology increase motivation or participation? YES What did students know before the lesson and after? WAS NEW CONTENT How could I increase the effectiveness of the lesson? GRAMMAR IN CONTEXT, NO OBSERVERS, FILLER ACTIVITY FOR EARLY FINISHERS
Legal & Ethical Computer Use Copyright Laws Nothing was copied, only projected Ethical and Legal Guidelines Printed sources had been purchased Online sources had valid subscriptions
Technology as a Productivity Tool Teacher Laptop Projecting Word Documents & PDF’s, allowing ink layering Grading: JCPS Online, Smart Response Charting Demonstrating Smart Response: Virtual Clicker Organizing Data, Documents, Instructional Aids SmartBoard System Notebook Software Hardware: Visual Clues: aids understanding in a new language
Technology as a Research Tool By Year End, Learn How to….. Gather Reliable, Accurate Data Check Validity of Sources Incorporate Sources Cite Sources http://mrsbertles.webs.com/ Technology for Distance Learning
Technology Set Up SmartBoard angled in a corner Projector sits on a table Document Camera on lab desk Computers set up on a wireless network Clickers communicate remotely with desktop Students are assigned to one laptop –responsible for repairs STC maintains all technology for our school
Teaching with Technology Standards Benefit of Teaching to Technology Standards: College/Career Readiness Increased Productivity Peer Cooperation & Collaboration Lesson Compliance with Current Educational Technology Research: Critical Thinking Enhanced Performance Engaged Learning and Dynamic Presenting