Comprehensive Classroom Technology Plan
Grand Canyon University EDU-225
April 1, 2012
Professor Drenda Scolari
Outline I. Vision, Mission Statements and Rationale II. Communication Plan III. Integrating Instructional Technology IV. Software to Support Assessment V. Technology Ethics in the Classroom VI. Conclusion
Vision Statement, Mission Statement & Rationale
Technology, teamed with curriculum and Georgia Performance Standards, will be the tools needed to nurture and allow students to be creative, complex thinkers, while maximizing student achievement.
Technology is an effective and necessary tool which encourages learning, enhances problem-solving and develops effective communication skills in order for students to survive in our ever-changing technology based world.
Rationale As an educator in the 21st century, it is necessary to say that technology is the key to learning more effectively. In education today, we as educators have to step up and utilize technology in all areas of the classroom. Using technology, along with the guidance of the instructor, students are encouraged to be creative, complex thinkers, as well as being self-directed learners. Incorporating technology in today’s classroom, better prepares students to succeed in their chosen field and become a competitive part of our technology driven world. With the help of all the gadgets and gizmos, the classroom is an extraordinary place to learn. (www.lexisnexis.com. n.d.) While technology cannot work alone, educators must learn how to successfully team it with the core curriculum, national and state standards in order to prepare students and achieve the maximum student performance. In combing these things effectively, educators produce students that can safely operate these gadgets and gizmos as well as communicate with others, while making important decisions. Students
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