Presentation on theme: "SHOW ME THE FACS - TECHNOLOGY! Ashley Davis. WHAT DO YOU KNOW What are your favorite technologies you already use in the classroom? How have our classrooms."— Presentation transcript:
SHOW ME THE FACS - TECHNOLOGY! Ashley Davis
WHAT DO YOU KNOW What are your favorite technologies you already use in the classroom? How have our classrooms changed in the past 5 years? 10 years? What do you think our classrooms will be like in 10 years? 50 years?
FACS TRENDS Farm to School / Farm to Table - Food Day Career Focus - FACS realted career trends such as fashion, food, and child development (Career Pathways) CAD (Computer Aided Design) PLTW (Project Lead the Way) and STEM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Pro Start - Restaurant and Food Service prep
TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION TIPS Plan ahead and get to know the technology before teaching or presenting Remember free today...gone tomorrow Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox tend to be the most user friendly browsers Be flexible and have a back-up plan Always look for the "educational" version of applications. They often provide free additional storage or features. Find ways to promote troubleshooting and problem solving by students and co-workers
SOCIAL MEDIA BUTTERFLY Use social media to promote FACS and your FACS classes Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, etc.
CREATE "PINTERESTING" LESSONS Use Pinterest site or app to generate "real world" interest in your lessons or topics Also a great way to spread the word about FACS!
TAKE OUT YOUR CELL PHONES Use Poll Everywhere to create class polls to be done via text messages...for FREE!
EXCELLENT FACS RESOURCES MAFCS & AAFCS websites provide wonderful professional resources for FACS
SAVE IT IN THE CLOUD
YOUR LIFE'S WORK WHEREVER YOU ARE 2 GB Free Additional space granted for referrals Acts like any other file on your computer...all of your computers! Documents can be accessed from anywhere you have internet
TED Free educational videos available online and on the App http://www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver.html
APPS! Use Apps to bring the technology to their fingertips
Contact Me! Ashley Davis firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @davisfacs Facebook: Share the FACS Pinterest: Ashley's FACS of Life Milaca Public Schools Wiki