KWHL Education in Technology Dustin Hunter (W (What do I want to learn?)…
KWHL Education in Technology Dustin Hunter
K (What do I know about technology?)
Technology can increase student engagement
Technology can be used to appeal to different types of learners
Students will need technology skills to enter the workforce
Technology is available at my schools (lap tops, projector, document camera)
W (What do I want to learn?)
How do I evaluate which resources are best for my students?
Which technology helps students analyze, evaluate, and create information?
How to use technology/games that are engaging but also maximize time spent learning?
How can I teach students to use technology to help them with important life skills? (planning, organization etc.)
How can I maximize the resources (specifically lap tops) that my school has available?
H (How will I learn?)
Classmate reviews on wiki
Trial and error searching for different technologies for wiki entries
Teacher suggestions (such as coggle!)
L (What did I learn? )
I learned effective ways to assign individual roles during group projects.
I learned to use educational websites such as rubistar to effectively set objectives for students
I discovered a really cool website called formative for providing feedback. I was able to use this successfully in my classroom and plan on continuing to do so!
I learned how to maximize the technology that my school has available to benefit my students.
I really think this class will benefit my teaching. I learned about a lot of cool websites and resources that I have already started implementing, some of my favorites are listed .
I learned about several resources to help students with planning and organization such as penultimate, notability, and bubbl
I learned a lot about how to use technology in group projects. This is something I had not done a ton of as a teacher before but I really feel like this class helped me discover some excellent resources and gathered some insight on how to make group work more effective.