How could computers change your teaching method?
Web-based lesson delivery E-mail Text Twitter Social Networks Wikis YouTube and of course…. PowerPoint! Word processing w/ MS Word Creating Stats and graphs using MS Excel Creating timelines and organizational diagrams using MS Visio
How can Technology help your students learn? Back to… The Big Question:
Goal: Students will be able to recognize and repeat at least 70% of spoken English simple past tense words ending in “-ed” Jamie’s Example Learners: ESL level 3 students who need to work on listening skills and are interested in US citizenship Method: Students will listen to a video and pick out as many “-ed” words as they hear Concept: Simple past tense (subject matter: US History) Resource: History.com Students watch the “This Day in History” video for their date of birthHistory.com
Goals: What do you want your students to know and be? What skills and/or knowledge do you want them to learn? Learners: What is important to your students? What experiences do they bring to the table? What support/knowledge do they need? Methods: What method is best for conveying this concept? Concepts: Based on the goals, what concept will you select? Resources: What resources will you use?
Now it’s your turn Design a computer-enhanced lesson & help your students make a connection!