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Lets Talk Technology
Created by Mallory Smith
National-Louis University
Mallory.Smith01@my.nl.edu
ID #: 23269
Subject Area: Other
Grade Level: Postsecondary

Lesson Summary
The purpose of professional development lesson is to introduce several web 2.0 tools and discuss ways in which these tools can be incorporated into the classroom.

Learning Objectives and Computer Functions
This lesson plan uses 4 objectives.
Objective 1: Learners will be able to identify and describe three web 2.0 tools.

Uses The Internet to visit Delicious.com

Uses The Internet to visit Wikispaces.com

Uses The Internet to visit Edublogs.org
Objective 2: Learners will be able to successfully use one web 2.0 tool.

Uses The Internet to create an account for one of the Web 2.0 tools

Uses The Internet to use one tool to show educational purpose.
Objective 3: Learners will be able to explain and demonstrate ways in which the web 2.0 tools can be used in the classroom.

Uses The Internet to demonstrate how they have used the tool.

Uses Other to describe the educational purpose of the tool.
Objective 4: Learners will explain how web 2.0 tools can strengthen student learning.

Uses Other to explain the benefits of using the tool

Problem
Problem Nature
Technology is a rapidly growing force that no longer plays an optional role in the creation of a successful classroom learning environment. It is essential that teachers become familiar with technology and begin to embrace tools that can aid in student learning.
Problem Data
given

Notes on Using Data
Examples of web 2.0 tools will be provided. Additional web 2.0 tools can be located using the internet. Learners will complete work individually, and work can be saved through each tool.
Problem Statement
Technology is a rapidly growing force that no longer plays an optional role in the creation of a successful classroom learning environment. It is essential that teachers become familiar with technology and begin to embrace tools that can aid in student learning.

Data Manipulation
Instructions
The learner used computers at intermediate level
Integration Strategies
Think about ways in which technology can be used.
Organization Strategies
Think about ways that technology can be used in the classroom.
Elaboration Strategies
Think about ways that technology can enhance student learning.

Results Presentation

Learners will provide evidence of learning through the creation of their chosen tool. Findings will be shown through the presentation of that tool.


Activities
Activities Before Using the Computer
Before individual computer work begins, learners will participate in a presentation, in which I will present information and web 2.0 that will be explored.
  • Strategies to develop students' attitudes towards the problem, motivation, and overall mindfulness:
  • Learners will think about ways in which the tools, that were provided during the presentation, might play a role in their personal classroom community.

Activities While Using the Computer
Learners will work at the computer individually.

Activities After Using the Computer
After computer work is complete, learners will discuss their questions and opinions will peers.
Supporting Activities
Learners can brainstorm ways in which web 2.0 tools might be helpful in classroom learning.

Assessment
Students will be assessed by means of:
  • Presentation
Included in the assessment:
Successful learning will be evident as learners present their examples and explain how their chosen tool can be used in the classroom.