Technology Teacher Leaders are explorers and curriculum designers who employ technology tools to advance learning.

Introduction:
ASCD’s the Whole Child ............Refreshing!

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We have access to powerful tools. Our challenges are to keep learning and to make these tools available to students in a way that supports their learning.

Resource announcements: Intel Teach, Google Apps at Groton
Brief NYSCATE highlights from attendees

Reflection:
  • Recent successes with students while using technology, especially individual student impacts or collaborative learning episodes
  • Recent challenges
  • Record in blog
  • Report out

Intel Teach as a resource: look inside: INTEL Teach Elements Courses

Take some time to look at the courses and content

Google Apps: How can we use these tools, model and spread their use with colleagues and students?


Survey-Students and NETS


Begin to plan Share Sessions for March Conference Day: Title, description, planning time (possibly)


New and Past areas for exploration:

Partnership for 21st Century Skills- http://www.p21.org/
21st Century Skills Overview (4 page handout)
Checklist for teachers when thinking about planning instruction
TPACK: Review and refresh understanding and use of this approach
  • TPACK Page
  • Think about communication to colleagues concering the TPACK approach
http://micdssummerpd09.wikispaces.com/ = a great wiki with lots to absorb. See especially this slideshow: Designing Tech Infused Curriculum with UbD

Exploring and perfecting use of software tools and websites- time to explore and share
Exploration Record Form
Form Results