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TECHNOLOGY FOR BEGINNING EDUCATORS Alecia Berman-Dry and David Darefsky


Authentic Learning Experiences 1. Standards—What should they be able to do?

5. Think about the tools and technology that might contribute to the final product.

4. Identify content from other disciplines that might be integrated.

Wiggins and McTighe, 2006

2. Who cares about this content?

3. Identify a task for which this skill or knowledge might be used


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Century Skills and Technology

Self-Direction Collaboration Creativity Innovation


Basics You’re Expected to Know 

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Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Internet Explorer/Email Copyright Troubleshooting  Rebooting

 Checking

Plugs  Closing Applications and Reopening


Content (Democratization of Information) 

Finding and Using Resources to Support Your Curricular Goals  Searching  Organizing  Storing


Searching for Information 

Basic Web Searches  Advanced

Searching Features

PLN (Social Networks)  Nings,

Grou.ps, Blogs, RSS Feeds, Interactive Whiteboard Networks, Software Networks, Listservs, (Independent Education, AIMS, VAIS)

Existing curricular clearinghouses  Enchanted

Learning, Kathy Schrock, EdHelper, PBS Teachers, Quia, AbcTeach


Organizing Information 

Bookmarking and Favorites  Taking

them with you (Exporting)  Keeping them on Google 

RSS Feeds  Feedburner  Google

Reader (Igoogle)


Storing Information 

Storing Information  Filing

systems  Naming Conventions  Storage Media (USB? Google Files? CD? Local Storage?)


Authentic Learning Experiences 1. Standards—What should they be able to do?

5. Think about the tools and technology that might contribute to the final product.

4. Identify content from other disciplines that might be integrated.

Wiggins and McTighe, 2006

2. Who cares about this content?

3. Identify a task for which this skill or knowledge might be used


Your Homework 1.

2. 3.

Join the Independent Educators Grou.ps Customize your own page Check out 23 Things on the Wiki

Session One BTI Technology_Printable PDF  

For those of us just dipping our toes into the tech pool for the first time, a printable PDF of the presentation.

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