EDU 356A Technology in the Classroom Agenda

Class Objectives:

  • Plan for integrated lessons utilizing technology (S11.P3)
    • 1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
      • Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Teachers:
        • promote, support, and model creative and innovatice thinking and inventiveness.
        • promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students' conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes.
    • 6. Technology Operations and Concepts
      • Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:
        • Understand and use technology systems
        • select and use applications effectivey and productively
  • Essential Question: How can I best design instruction that promotes thinking?
  • Unit Question: What does thinking look like?
  • Content Question: What thinking skills should I target for my classroom?

Class Activity:

Glogster Tutorial Video from TeacherTube

  1. Visit Glogster for Education
  2. Login information:
    • username (i.e.) = s001.dmantz7 (each student will have a specific id #)

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Semester Final:

  • NO FINAL will be accepted after Tuesday May 10, 2011 @ 5pm CST
  • Blog posts should be written in paragraph form and not by responding listing your responses (i.e. 1., 2., etc.) Be sure to have your Glogster portfolio embed in the blog post as well.