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Accountability for technology in the classroom

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Accountability for technology in: The Classroom:

Accountability for technology in: The Classroom Tim Weir

The Problem:

The Problem Lack of Knowledge Distractions! Low Interest Level

Present:

Present Technology in the classroom is misused & misunderstood It’s “bad” to use technology everyday The future of technology in classrooms is bright

Lack of Knowledge:

Lack of Knowledge Teachers are not being taught! We can’t use technology to it’s fullest potential What is it good for?

Educate Tech with Tech:

Educate Tech with Tech Use the technology to teach how to use the technology Workshops Night classes Volunteers!

Distractions:

Distractions Texts E-Mails Phone Calls Score Updates News Alerts Tweets & Facebook notifications

Diversions:

Diversions I nteresting tools and programs Incorporate c ell phones and pagers Cell signal blockers?

Interest:

Interest Kids and teachers don’t care Too confusing Expensive

Interesting:

Interesting Incentives Lessons Fundraisers

My Question:

My Question How do we become more accountable? What changes need to be made? Is it possible to blend education with technology effectively? How will we fund it?

Future:

Future Technologically Savvy Nation Knowledge is at our fingertips Endless Possibilities

Bibliography:

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