The following are a collection of videos to help teachers see what technology integration looks like in the classroom and how it is transforming the learning process. Please be aware the Ted Talk videos do not have a stop play button so you will need to exit out of the site when they finished.
What Technology Integration Looks Like In Elementary School
Meet the faculty at Forest Lake Elementary in Columbia, SC. Starting as techno- novices, they now use customizable software, interactive whiteboards, digital cameras, and more to tailor lessons to the individual needs of diverse students. To see more exciting reports from our Schools that Work series, please visit our website: http://www.edutopia.org/stw-differentiated-instruction-south-carolina
What Technology Integration Looks Like in High School
The DNA of Learning: Teens Tackle Animal Poaching Through Genetics
Eleventh-grade biotechnology students use DNA barcoding to help save endangered African wildlife.
Twelfth grade students use Google docs to collaborate on a group science paper. They use scholarly research searches, power point, video and sound clips, blogs, and ScyncronEyes to broadcast to other students computer screens.
Technology Integration with Google Drive
Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project
A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program.
Teaching Kids Real Math With Computers
Conrad Wolfram who runs the mathematical lab and research division behind cutting-edge knowledge engine Wolfram Alpha make an argument teaching real world math in school and leaving computation to computers.
What Technology Integration Looks Like In the Abroad
The Child-Driven Education
Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they’re needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think about teaching.
Technology Innovation in Slums
Charles Leadbeater, a researcher with the think tank Demos in London, looks at effective education innovation in slums around the world.
What Could A One-to-One Education Look Like?
Envision electronic textbooks the way Apple sees them.
The 100-Student Classroom
In the fall of 2011 Peter Norvig taught a class with Sebastian Thrun on artificial intelligence at Stanford attended by 175 students in situ — and over 100,000 via an interactive webcast. He shares what he learned about teaching to a global classroom.
Building Bridges with Parents
A Lake Forest Elementary parent demonstrates how technology is keeping her connected with her child’s learning.
What About Games In Education?
How Games Play into Educaiton
We’re bringing gameplay into more aspects of our lives, spending countless hours — and real money — exploring virtual worlds for imaginary treasures. Why? As Tom Chatfield shows, games are perfectly tuned to dole out rewards that engage the brain and keep us questing for more.
Sasha Barab on New-Media Engagement
A professor of learning sciences at Indiana University explains how new-media literacies are creating new opportunities for student participation.
This plan is meant to accompany the Building Bridges with Parents video.