Begin this section by watching the video at https://learn.teachingchannel.com/video/teaching-math-with-khan
This video demonstrates one way that technology is changing today’s classrooms. What are other ways that you can use technology to impact your students’ learning?
Required reading: Read the “Technology” section of the course text. Then review the EC-12 Technology Applications standards posted in this course. In Texas, all new teachers, not only Technology Applications teachers, are accountable for these first seven standards, and you should consider them when developing your lesson plans.
Then read the article, “Evaluating Technology-Based Curriculum Materials,” by Robert McNergney (posted in Appendix E or online at http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED449118.pdf)
Assignment 2: Identify one technology that you would like to use in your classroom. Based on the required reading for this section, identify:
How you would use the technology to improve student learning
Risks or drawbacks associated with the use of the technology
How you will minimize the risks or drawbacks to create a safe learning environment