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Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement

Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement
Critical Issue: Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement Contents Issue Context Research Results Factors to Consider Implications Action Options Implementation Pitfalls Illustrative Cases Contacts References Back To Top ISSUE: Because effective use of technology must be supported by significant investments in hardware, software, infrastructure, professional development, and support services, over the last decade, we as a nation have invested more than $66 billion investment in school technology (QED, 2004). While complex factors have influenced the decisions for where, what, and how technology is introduced into our nation's school systems, ultimately, the schools will be held accountable for these investments. To answer these questions, educators need to look at the research on technology and student achievement and the contextual factors that affect learning goals. Back To Top Technology and Youth: Wired Schools and Wired Lives NCLB & High Stakes Testing Inclusion: Reaching All Students 1.

Smartboard in the Classroom SMART Technologies An online community for educators using SMART products. SMART Technologies Website (Download Notebook Example) (Download Notebook Example) Download Examples SMART Learning Activities Best sources to download Notebooks and lessons Also, check the International lesson activities. The following websites contain lots of examples of Notebooks to use with your SMART board. ACCE Interactive Whiteboard Resources Download Whiteboard Notebooks in many subject areas. National Whiteboard Network from the UK Interactive Whiteboards from Kent Includes case studies using Smartboard, Whiteboard resources, and others. Interactive Resources For evaluation only (Evaluation watermark) Learning Grids For purchase only Royal Kingston SMART Notebook Templates from UK

EduTechieGal Home Edu-(Tech)niques « Educational Technology in Practice in The Field! Free Technology for Teachers Journal of Special Education Technology | TAM | Technology and Media Division Welcome to the Journal of Special Education Technology (JSET) A publication of the Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children JSET is a refereed professional journal that presents up-to-date information and opinions about Issues, research, policy, and practice related to the use of technology in the field of special education. JSET supports the publication of research and development activities, provides technological information and resources, and presents important information and discussion concerning important Issues in the field of special education technology to scholars, teacher educators, and practitioners. TAM Members and Archive Subscribers must login to access the JSET archives.

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SETP - Special Education Technology Practice