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1 Gail A. Faust Laurie Grove EDU 1141 December 2, 2008 Certain materials are included under the fair use exemption of the U.S. Copyright Law. Materials are included in accordance with the multimedia fair use guidelines. Materials are restricted from further use.

2 “We cannot assume that our schools will naturally drift toward using technology effectively. We must commit ourselves to staying the course and making the changes necessary to reach our goals of educating every child. These are ambitious goals, but they are goals worthy of a great nation such as ours. Together, we can use technology to ensure that no child is left behind.” President George W. Bush

3  Created by the US Department of Education  Drafted in 2004  Intended to encourage technology use by schools, for support and learning, to answer the demands of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001  Includes seven actions steps and recommendations for schools to follow to incorporate technology

4  Strengthen leadership - Educational leaders must be knowledgeable about technology  Consider innovative budgeting - Creative budgeting and acquisitions to provide technology  Improve teacher training  Support e-learning and virtual schools  Encourage broadband access - Provide and maintain access for all teachers and students  Move toward digital content - Provide training and consider cost effectiveness of digital materials  Integrate data systems

5  Non-profit organization  Strives to “provide leadership and service to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in education (ISTE)”  Influential advocates for legislative change - No Child Left Behind Act - 1996 Telecommunications Act - Cyber safety/security regulations - Copyright /fair use guidelines  Receives grants and contracts from USDE for technology research and programs  Drafted National Education Technology Standards (NETS) for students and teachers

6  Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity  Design and develop digital learning experiences and assessment  Model digital work and learning  Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility  Engage in professional growth and leadership

7  Creativity and innovation - ability to expand knowledge and express using technology  Research and information fluency - gather, evaluate, and use information  Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making - use critical thinking skills in research, make informed decisions, and solve problems using technology  Digital citizenship - understand legal, social, cultural, and ethical issues of technology and use properly  Technology operations and concepts

8  Created by the Maryland State Department of Education  Drafted in 2007  Intended “to ensure that all students and teachers are prepared to use a variety of technologies in the classroom and have access to appropriate technology resources (METP, 4)”  Calls for the incorporation of Maryland Teacher Technology Standards (MTTS) to and Maryland Technology Literacy Standards for Students (MTLSS) into all professional development programs

9  Improve student learning through technology  Improve staff’s knowledge and skills to integrate technology into instruction  Improve decision making, productivity, and efficiency at all levels of the organization through the use of technology  Improve equitable access to appropriate technologies among all stakeholders  Improve the instructional uses of technology through research and evaluation

10  Information access, evaluation, processing, and application - access, evaluate, process, and apply information effectively and efficiently  Communication - use technology to communicate and share information  Legal, social, and ethical issues - understand legal, social, and ethical issues of technology and use properly  Assessment for administration and instruction - use to explore problems and find solutions for educational improvement  Integrating technology into the curriculum and instruction - evaluate technologies and incorporate appropriate media and strategies  Assistive technology - use assistive technology to augment student learning  Professional growth - continue to learn about and apply new technologies

11  Technology literacy – the ability of an individual, working independently and with others, to responsibly, appropriately and effectively use technology tools to access, manage, integrate, evaluate, create, and communicate information (MSTLC)  Six standards (Added to MD Voluntary Curriculum February 2007) Technology systems – ability to competently use Digital citizenship – understand history, ethics, legal, and responsibility of using Technology for learning and collaboration Technology for communication and expression Technology for information use and management – using to locate, gather, organize, and evaluate data Technology for problem solving and decision making

12  Computer  Copier  Camera (still/video)  Digital projector  VCR/DVD player  CD/MP3 player  Global positioning system  TV studio  Printer  Scanner  Interactive whiteboard  Overhead projector  Microphone  Cell phone  Laminator  Interactive pen display

13  Rosetta Stone  Reader Rabbit  Word processors  Power Point  Video editing  Digital still image editing  Kidspiration/Inspiration Kidspiration/Inspiration  Movies  Audio media (books, music, speeches)  Text-to-speech Text-to-speech  Games

14  Do You Know 2.0? Do You Know 2.0?  Virtual fieldtrip Virtual fieldtrip  Distance learning  Research source  Blogs  Wikis  Social networking sites  Chat  Email  Epals/Keypals  Web Quest  Teacher Tube  Pixton Pixton

15  Stand alone reading  Support for history unit  Owney videoOwney video

16 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) definition of: Assistive Technology Device - Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercial off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability

17  An evaluation of the need for assistive technology  Purchasing, leasing, or otherwise providing for the acquisition of assistive technology  Selecting, designing, fitting, customizing, adapting, applying, maintaining, repairing, or replacing assistive technology devices  Coordinating and using other therapies, interventions, or services with assistive technology  Training and technical assistance for the child, their family, and professionals involved in the life of the child Include:

18  Pencil grip to improve a child’s control of a pencil  Note card or pointer to help a child follow the lines and words when reading  Magnifying glass to improve vision  Oversized calculators and calculators that talk  Tape recorders to record lectures  Electronic dictionaries and spell checkers Low-tech devices use no electronic components and are relatively inexpensive: Mid- tech devices are electronic but inexpensive and require little or no training

19  Computers with internet service  Specialized software for reading, writing, and learning  Augmentative communication systems that provide a voice for students who cannot speak High-tech devices are based on computer technology, are more complicated, require training and are more expensive than low or mid- tech devices:

20 Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA 2004):  Defines assistive technology in two parts assistive technology devices and assistive technology services.  Requires that assistive technology devices and services necessary for accessing education and educational resources be provided to special education students in Preschool-12.  Legislation aimed at preventing discrimination against individuals based on disability.  Covers postsecondary education students that are no longer covered under IDEA 2004. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

21 Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504:  "No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States... shall solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”  Covers all students with disabilities, including medical conditions.

22  Students have unlimited access to information  More children can be integrated into the normal classroom setting  Levels the learning field for all students  Gives students another way to learn material  Acquisition cost  Training costs and availability  Inappropriate use (internet games, pornography)  Maintenance  Rapidly improving technology, easily becomes outdated

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24  Maryland State Department of Education – Maryland State Department of Education  Maryland Student Technology Literacy Consortium –Maryland Student Technology Literacy Consortium  Maryland Teacher Technology Standards - http://www.mttsonline.orgMaryland Teacher Technology Standards  National Education Technology Plan –National Education Technology Plan  United States Department of Education – http://www.ed.govUnited States Department of Education  International Society for Technology in Education - Society for Technology in Education  Computer and Internet Use by Students in 2003 –Computer and Internet Use by Students in 2003

25 Bausch, M.E., Jones Ault M., Evmenova A.S., Behrmann M.M. (2008). Going Beyond AT Devices: Are AT Services Being Considered? Journal of Special Education Technology, 23(2), 1-16. Retrieved September 16, 2008, from ProQuest Education Journals database. Blackhurst, A.E. (2005). Perspective on Applications of Technology in the field of Learning Disabilities. Learning Disability Quarterly, 28(2). Retrieved September 24, 2008, from ERIC database. Dell, A.G., Newton, D.A., & Petroff, J.G. (2008). Assistive Technology in the Classroom. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. Heinrich, R., Molenda, M., Russell, J. D., & Smaldino, S. E. (2002). Instructional Media and Technologies for Learning. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall. Kroth, R.L. &Edge, D. (2007). Assistive Technology and Devices. Counseling an Human Development, 39(9), 1-6,8. Retrieved September 16, 2008, from ProQuest Education Journals database.

26 Maryland State Department of Education. (2007, April). The Maryland Educational Technology Plan for the New Millennium: Anytime, Anywhere Technology to Improve Teaching & Learning. Retrieved November 13, 2008, from Maryland State Department of Education Technology Plan: 9242FEDD-09F7-4BB0-8F1F-AE6FAE562EA8/13358/TechPlan.pdf Maryland Student Technology Literacy Consortium. (2007, February 27). Technology literacy by 8th grade. Retrieved November 13, 2008, from Montgomery County Public Schools: US Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology. (2004). Toward a new golden age in American education: How the internet, the law, and today's students are revolutionizing expectations. Retrieved November 13, 2008, from US Department of Education: and_pdf/National_ Education_Technology_Plan_2004.pdf

27 An interactive whiteboard is an example of what kind of technology?

28 What is technology literacy?

29 What are six ways the internet can be used to enhance learning?

30 What are three Maryland technology standards that appear on the lists for both teachers and students?

31 List three of five objectives of the Maryland Educational Technology Plan.

32 What is an assistive technology device?

33 Define no/low, mid, and high level assistive technology devices?

34 What are three pros and three cons of technology in the classroom?

35 What are three steps in providing assistive technology services?

36 What piece of legislation provides protection for special needs students in getting assistive technology?

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