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Technology in Louisiana Classrooms
Louisiana Center for Educational Technology Professional development in technology for: Classroom teachers Administrators School District State
Technology in Louisiana’s Classrooms Classroom Use Student Use Teacher Use I mprove student learning and achievement.
Sicily Island High School English class students produce video to analyze and interpret poetry. Portray visually a poem. Organize video shots. Organize graphically with Inspiration software.
Teaching with Technology For teachers and students Fun Exciting Motivating New How? Teachers learned through online workshops.
Parenthood Education Class Students produce a television commercial about teenage pregnancy. Gather facts online. Brainstorm to distribute information. Write and produce video.
Elementary School in Washington Science class students use the Internet to learn about invertebrates. Work in groups. Find information online. Create animal picture posters.
Professional Development Workshops Teachers and administrators learn to: Use computers to enhance lesson plans. Teach with a computer. Incorporate computers into the classrooms.
Louisiana Virtual Classroom Project Through the Louisiana Center for Educational Technology, Louisiana Department of Education is piloting the Louisiana Virtual Classroom Project. Teachers in this project conduct their classes online, utilizing technology and the Internet. Students are from all over the state.
Many High School Two teachers are a part of the Louisiana Virtual Classroom Project. Computer Science Write programs. Refer online and textbook. Post question and answer. World History Use web tools. Post assignments. Read, reply and interact.
Virtual Classroom: Online Learning Advantages: No time or distance limits. Reaches all students. Classroom discussion. Intellectual environment. Honest feedback.
W. J. Gay Middle School Students use technology for: Science Social Studies Art History
W. J. Gay Middle School Students use technology for: Research Slide production Graphics Results: sharing knowledge and learning more.
Minden High School Students learn about literary eras, using online resources. Research poetry using GaleNet. Get facts. Write a poem. Use a tune to sing it.
Ridgecrest School Students create multimedia presentation for an American History lesson. Research online. Timeline PowerPoint Presentation Graph and/or map Resources and summary.
Ridgecrest School Benefits: Work at their pace. Finish product. Impact positively on learning. Take steps. Access main ideas. Absorb information.
Dolby Elementary School Students used digital cameras to create language arts lesson. Use online resources. Answer speech questions. Write illustrative sentences. Take photos. Place into PowerPoint.
New Iberia Senior High School Students learn computer repair skills, using donated computers. They repair, refurbish, and put them to use in classrooms.
Bossier High School Students created a website, using their skills learned at Thinkquest. Use professional tools. Use their knowledge. Teach their peers. Use the web as a learning tool.
Briarfield Academy Thinkquest students created a website about the Louisiana State Cotton Museum. Thinkquest provided: Training Tools Mentoring
Louisiana Classrooms Technology: integral to learning. Students Motivated Engaged Focused Teachers Success of technology Professional development
National Technology Institutions Macro Polo Website Initiative Classroom planning materials. Expert websites. Powerful search engines. Valuable resources and content. Making Connections Project Technology instructional materials.
Lead Tech Initiative School principals and district superintendents. Instructional technology understanding. Total school improvement. Student learning increased.
Technology in Classrooms Students are engaged and learning. Teachers feel successful. Lesson are rich in content Professional opportunities for all educators. Technologies are used to fullest potential.
Since 1998, Louisiana students have improved in every measure of student achievement.