EDU 356A Technology in the Classroom Agenda

Class Objectives:

  • Plan lessons where student learning is enhanced through the integration of technology (S4. K3, P4) (S12. K2)
  • Use and adapt lessons integrating technology to meet the needs of diverse learners (S7, K2)
  • 4. The educator understands and uses a variety of appropriate instructional strategies to develop various kinds of students’ learning including critical thinking, problem solving, and reading.

Essential Question:

  • What does it take to change our world?

Unit Question:

  • What have educators done to positively impact our world?

Content Question:

  • What obstacles did they overcome to change the world?
  • Who did their work impact?

Class Activity:

32 Ways to use an iPod Touch in your classroom

75 Interesting Ways to use an iPad on your classroom

Outside of class work:

  • Students are to access the TED-Ed lesson containing a video of Sir Ken Robinson and 2 questions pertaining to the video's message.
  • Start thinking of topic for Infograhic or Podcasting (depending on your choice) as this will be our first project back after spring break.
    • Infographic essential question - How can students understand complex information?
    • Podcasting essential question - How can I best design instruction that promotes thinking?