Reluctant Technology Users We have evidence (Becker, 1999) that as many as seventy per cent of the teachers in American schools fall into the "reluctant" or "late adopter" categories when it comes to computers and other new technologies. Jamie McKenzie
The most effective staff development programs offer a variety of opportunities to match the learning styles, preferences and developmental levels of staff members. Jamie McKenzie
Models One-One training Workshops –Outcome-Based –New technology Generation www.Y
One-One Training E-mail Web page development I-Book cart set up Applications Digital camera Software
Workshops NHSTE Super Thursdays In house: –specific software –Webquest (http://edweb.sdsu.edu/webquest/webquest.html) –Vernier probes –Weekly drop-in workshops Using the network Application software Peripheral devices
The WebQuest Page http://edweb.sdsu.edu/webquest/webquest.html
Workshops MacKenzie refers to the format as “teflon learning” short workshops brief instruction longer periods of time for teachers to explore
Gen Y Classroom web sites Lesson plans How-to manuals Instructional assistance
Technology is connected to: essential questions district and state standards course outlines goals and objectives
Classroom tools Increased student use Increased integration Teachers asking for new computers Support for technology in school district budget. Professional Development Based on The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge
Future Plans Peer coaching Unit development Study groups
Professional Development for Technology Integration Dick Dumais Inter-Lakes High School 1 Laker Lane Meredith, NH 03253 ddumais@inter- lakes.k12.nh.us Kathleen Hill Inter-Lakes S. D. 103 Main Street Meredith, NH 03253 khill@inter- lakes.k12.nh.us
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