Enhance effective teaching using technology

 

 

林純如  & 姚以萍

 

Lawrence High School

Montville Township High School

 

In this session, educators will experience first-hand the benefits of using technology in the classroom. Through a series of Web-based applications, participants will explore a wide range of interactive methods to advance and reinforce the communication and literacy skills of Chinese-language students. These student-centered tools promote individually paced learning, creativity in problem solving and critical thinking. Teachers will find the tools useful, whether introducing new material in the classroom or reviewing and reinforcing homework assignments and student-directed projects. Participant will learn how to implement new way to empower students through such interactive learning tools such as interactive whiteboard activities, iPod touch application, 3D virtual reality software, voicethread, video conferencing. Students will communicate, collaborate, and develop skills necessary to succeed in tomorrows world while staying connected!