EDU 356A Technology in the Classroom Agenda

Class Session Objectives:


  • 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 NETS•S. Teachers:
      • Promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness
      • Promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students’ conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes
Essential Question: How can students understand complex information?
Unit Question: Which general graphic elements would be best to use?
Content Question: How is using an infographic a different way to display research?

Class Discussion

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Class Activity

Rubric by Anne Needel and Kathy Schrock
Rubric by Anne Needel and Kathy Schrock

Infographic Evaluation Reflections

Infographic Resources

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Shannon Miller

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Hobbit Infographic lesson

Out of Classwork

  1. Working collaboratively on Infographic
    • Complete the Infographic Design Framework tutorial
    • Complete the Infographic brainstorming document shared within Google Apps for Education. Complete form is DUE Friday, March 21st by 9pm CDT.
    • Determine, from the Infographic tools shared in the embeded LiveBinder from above, which one will be used for creating your own infographic.
  2. Students are to write a blog post reflecting upon this infographic project and embed their project as well. Here are some points that should be included withing the blog post prior to viewing infographic image.
    • This blog post will be DUE Friday, March 28th by 9pm CDT.
    • Infographic and blog post will be evaluated using the rubric shared during class on Monday, March 24th.
    • Here is a student project serving as an example: NCAA Infographic Posting
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