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Marc Ritteman
Does this school district want to improve?
If we want to improve, we must embrace technology. Elementary student using Activboards  in a presentation. Elementary stu...
Technology + Effective Teaching = High Test Scores <ul><li>Standardized Test Success </li></ul><ul><ul><li>+94 on the SAT-...
Higher Test Scores in the Content Area Students in my 7 th  grade geography class using an ActivBoard to present on Chines...
Increased Use of Higher Order Thinking Skills <ul><li>Students with technology access display increased aptitude in questi...
Workforce Preparation <ul><ul><li>Students who have access to technology at school are far more likely to have the technol...
The Teacher is Still Key <ul><li>Technology can be a catalyst towards tremendous achievement. </li></ul><ul><li>However, i...
Professional Development is a Must <ul><li>In many of the studies analyzed by Schacter (1999), student achievement improve...
Does this school district want to improve? <ul><li>Do we want our students to realize their potential? </li></ul>
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The Importance of Technology in Education

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The Importance of Technology in Education

  1. 1. Marc Ritteman
  2. 2. Does this school district want to improve?
  3. 3. If we want to improve, we must embrace technology. Elementary student using Activboards in a presentation. Elementary students using iPads in a cooperative learning setting.
  4. 4. Technology + Effective Teaching = High Test Scores <ul><li>Standardized Test Success </li></ul><ul><ul><li>+94 on the SAT-1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest performers on the SAT-9 had greater technology access. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With Computer based instruction: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>64 th percentile </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Without Computer based instruction: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>50 th percentile </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Higher Test Scores in the Content Area Students in my 7 th grade geography class using an ActivBoard to present on Chinese fashion. Students in my 7 th grade geography class using an ActivBoard to present on China Scores of Students WITHOUT T echnology Scores of student WITH Technology At Grade Level 13 Weeks ABOVE Grade Level!
  6. 6. Increased Use of Higher Order Thinking Skills <ul><li>Students with technology access display increased aptitude in questions that require the use of higher order thinking skills. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Workforce Preparation <ul><ul><li>Students who have access to technology at school are far more likely to have the technology skills many of today’s careers require. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Burchett et al, 2006) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Teacher is Still Key <ul><li>Technology can be a catalyst towards tremendous achievement. </li></ul><ul><li>However, it is useless if it is not implemented with proven teaching methods. </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher must keep in mind that technology is there to enhance learning and increase achievement in the content area. </li></ul><ul><li>The state standards and desired outcomes are still the focus. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Professional Development is a Must <ul><li>In many of the studies analyzed by Schacter (1999), student achievement improved only when technology implementation was accompanied by continued professional development. </li></ul><ul><li>ActivBoard Professional Development </li></ul>
  10. 10. Does this school district want to improve? <ul><li>Do we want our students to realize their potential? </li></ul>

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