EDU 356A Technology in the Classroom Agenda

Class Session Objectives:

  • Standard #7 The educator plans effective instruction based upon the knowledge of all students, community, subject matter, curriculum outcomes, and current methods of teaching reading.
  • Standard #8 The educator understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continual intellectual, social, and other aspects of personal development of all learners.


  • 2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
    • Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessment incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS•S. Teachers:
      • Provide students with multiple and varied formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards and use resulting data to inform learning and teaching.
Essential Question: What information would you use?
Unit Question: What criteria would you use to evaluate students?
Content Question: What explanation do you have for students learning?

Class Activity:

Student Survey Examples:
M. Hall's Teacher Survey
B. Vaughn's Technology Survey

Web 2.0 Tools for Surveys & Polls:

Web 2.0 Tools for Tests & Quizzes:

  1. Students will be making a quiz or survey using Googl Docsin class.
  2. Inquiry & Technology in Physical Education use of Google Forms
  3. 79 Interesting Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom via Graham Attwall on SlideShare

Project Submission:

  1. Review this blog post "To Teach is to Learn and To Learn is to Teach" and watch the video that is embed. The video will walk you through the process to create your own Google Form survey. The survey questions should be onse that you may want to ask other educators in regards to your content area or or advice for you as a future teacher.
  2. Once project is done, take embed code from Google Docs and place within personal blog page.
  3. Be sure to explain your purpose for the quiz/survey as well as how you see this type of project integrating into your classroom.
  4. Upon completion of project and embedding their quiz/survey to Kidsblog, students are to send out link to their PLN member asking them to complete the project by providing responses.
  5. Project will be graded based on "" rubric.