III. TEACHING, LEARNING, AND THE CURRICULUM Teachers implement curriculum plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize student learning. Teachers: C. apply technology to develop students’ higher
order skills and creativity
Integrate technology into my science curriculum by searching the internet and dialoguing with other teachers via blogs or chat rooms. Attend Cast 2010 Science in the city conference in order to continue my professional development in the area of science. The Cast conference is a professional development program offered for curriculum enhancement. Monitor other teachers who utilize technology in their curriculum in order to gain new ideas and implement new strategies.
In order to monitor this goal I will have to create a task check list and review my accomplishments on a weekly basis.
Implement the strategies learned via professional development and outside sources with in the classroom. Have my students submit evaluation forms about the technology used and inform the teacher if the technology was beneficial to their creativity.
VI. SOCIAL, ETHICAL, LEGAL, AND HUMAN ISSUES Teachers understand the social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology in PK–12 schools and apply that understanding in practice. Teachers: A. model and teach legal and ethical practice related to technology use.
Teach students the ABC’s of internet safety as outlined in our district policies. Model different websites as examples of what isn’t and what is within the perimeters of district policy. Have students take an assessment over policy rules and objectives. Place policy contracts in student file
Give students several websites to visit. Students will evaluate each site to assure it is with in district policy. Have students explain why or why not the site is valid for education.
Give students a quiz over the ABC of internet safety and district policies.