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Using Innovative Technology Projects to Strengthen Content Area Learning

(Grades 6-12)

Presented by Joanne Troutner
Outstanding Educator and National Presenter

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Specifically Designed for Classroom Teachers of English, Social Studies, Science and Math, Library/Media Specialists, and Technology Educators Serving Grades 6-12

  • Practical ways to use technology to strengthen student learning in English, social studies, science, and math classes without adding hours of extra planning time to your day
  • Project-based technology activities to engage all levels of students from the high achieving to the struggling
  • Strategies, demonstrations, student examples, and classroom-proven projects to help you successfully integrate technology to strengthen your content area curriculum
  • Dozens of Internet resources, assessment ideas and time-efficient management strategies ready to use in your classroom
  • Innovative ideas for using Web 2.0 tools and resources
  • An extensive resource handbook full of ideas, activities and resources you can use immediately in your classroom

Practical Strategies

If you are interested in using technology to strengthen your existing curriculum without spending hours of extra time planning lessons and activities, you won’t want to miss this seminar. Designed specifically for content area teachers in grades 6-12, this seminar will give you dozens of practical strategies to use technology to accelerate the academic achievement of all your students.

The strategies can be used and adapted to meet the needs of your program whether you have access to a single computer or many. You will discover numerous project-based learning ideas and assessment tips for helping students develop their technology and critical thinking skills. You will experience a wide range of standards-based activities which make use of current learning research. In addition, you will receive a vast number of resources for gathering lesson plans for student research use, and for saving time as you craft new learning activities and projects. You will leave this seminar with a sense of excitement and myriad new projects and learning activities for integrating technology into your classroom.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Integrate Technology into the Content Areas
    Outstanding strategies to integrate and increase the use of technology across the curriculum . . . Practical and proven, standards-based ideas to accelerate your students’ learning of science, social studies, math, and language arts
  2. Involve Your Students in Collaborative Technology Projects
    Add Internet-based activities, PowerPoint, Web page presentations, and other technology applications to your content area instruction . . . Successful ways to motivate all your students by providing a variety of options for demonstration of learning
  3. Develop Specific Student Guidelines for Technology Projects
    Numerous strategies for planning and developing guidelines for technology projects . . . Step-by-step, timesaving planning guides you can use immediately in your classroom
  4. Differentiate Your Instruction by Integrating Technology
    Powerful classroom-proven intervention strategies you can use to help your struggling students and challenge your gifted learners . . . Successful activities to fit a number of student learning styles
  5. Incorporate Time-Efficient Management Strategies
    Tips for managing the use of technology in your classroom whether you have one or many computers . . . Ways to best use technology with limited equipment and money
  6. Discover Exemplary Content Area Internet Resources
    Identify dozens of the latest, content-rich, educationally sound Internet Web sites for immediate use in your classroom . . . Ready-to-use strategies for utilizing these sites in your instruction
  7. Enhance Your Students’ Internet Research Skills
    Use a variety of strategies to help your students acquire, organize and synthesize information gathered from diverse sources on the Internet as well as avoid plagiarism . . . Structure online Internet activities to provide the greatest success
  8. Innovative Ideas for Using Web 2.0 Tools
    Engage students in interactive and motivating activities with Web 2.0 based tools . . . Ideas to help your students develop skills for the 21st Century
  9. Promote Information Evaluation and Problem-Solving Skills
    Discover strategies for helping students evaluate media and Internet resources . . . Learn guidelines for developing projects that challenge students to use problem-solving skills
  10. Practical Assessment and Evaluation of Technology Projects
    Ideas for assessing student work and promoting self- and peer-assessment . . . Assessment strategies to streamline your paperwork and save you time

Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately

  • Practical and classroom-proven strategies to more effectively integrate technology throughout the content areas
  • Ways to use technology to accelerate your students’ learning of science, social studies, math, and language arts
  • Timesaving ideas, strategies, activities, tips, and resources to help you and your students become more technology savvy
  • How to realize the educational potential of the Internet and technology in your content area
  • Ways to use a variety of classroom strategies to help your students acquire, organize and synthesize information
  • Establish a positive, educational, integrated focus for technology use
  • Project-based activities and assignments to strengthen student writing and thinking skills
  • Effective ways to help students evaluate media and Internet resources
  • How to best use technology with limited equipment and money
  • Dozens of the latest, content-rich and relevant Internet Web sites
  • Project-based activities to fit a variety of student learning styles
  • Investigate ways to effectively use media as a springboard for units
  • Motivate your students by providing a variety of presentation options
  • Step-by-step planning guides ready to use in your classroom
  • Ways to integrate the NETS Technology Standards into your classroom and content area
  • Ideas for involving students in active participation in the classroom and the wider community
  • Practical and innovative strategies to increase student learning by integrating technology into your classroom

A Message From Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

The explosion of information and communication tools has opened the entire world to our students. What skills do your students need to effectively and efficiently use the technology available to them? How can you maximize the use of technology in meaningful and relevant ways without adding hours of extra planning time to your day? We will address these questions and more throughout the seminar.

This seminar has been designed to provide you with numerous ideas, strategies, suggestions, and activities for using technology to strengthen your classroom instruction. You will receive numerous technology project options, a wealth of exemplary Internet sites and a framework for developing your own projects. In addition, you will discover valuable assessment strategies, project planning tools and a variety of timesaving tips for integrating technology into your existing curriculum. All the ideas and strategies are meant to be adapted to fit your students and your classroom.CI am looking forward to meeting you at the seminar. The day will be filled with practical, classroom-proven strategies that will help your students develop a greater knowledge in technology skills while accelerating their learning in science, math, social studies, and language arts.

Sincerely,
Joanne Troutner

P.S. You will leave this seminar with practical, ready-to-use projects, activities and management tips you can implement immediately in your classroom.

Who Should Attend

Educators working with grades 6-12: English Teachers, Social Studies Teachers, Science Teachers, Math Teachers, Library/Media Specialists, and Technology Educators.

Special Benefits of Attending

Extensive Resource Handbook
Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. The handbook includes:

  • numerous technology project ideas
  • effective ways to use Internet-based activities and PowerPoint
  • practical ways to assess technology projects
  • dozens of practical techniques for using technology

Consultation Available
Joanne Troutner will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions about the unique needs of your own technology program.

Meet and Share
This seminar provides participants a great opportunity to meet and share ideas with other educators interested in integrating technology across the curriculum.

Make the Best Use of Your Time
Our goal is to make the best use of your time during the seminar while providing you with the greatest variety of practical technology applications for your classroom. To accomplish this goal, we use a large screen multimedia projection system, rather than individual computers to demonstrate specific applications throughout the day. Your resource handbook includes specially designed activities to support your individual hands-on exploration and application when you return to your classroom.

On-Site Training Guarantee

BER is not a booking agency that just finds a presenter who presents on the topic you requested. Rather, we only recommend highly experienced BER presenters who have consistently received outstanding evaluations from educators attending their trainings.

Consequently, we provide a strong program guarantee.

We guarantee you’ll be fully satisfied or you’ll owe us nothing after your on-site training event.

Bring this seminar to your school or district!

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