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How technology is transforming homework & classrooms

How Technology Is Transforming Homework & ClasSROoms I. Increased Technology Use National Center foR Education Statistics with the Department of Education As of 2009, the NCES RepOrts that. 47% of teachers have I OR MORE computers in the classRoom 93% of computers located in the classROoom have access to the Internet The ratlo of students to computers is 5.3 to1 Teaching Benefits of PRe-K to grade 12 teachers say technology enables 747 them to ReinfoRce and expand on content 74% say technology motivates students to learn of teachers RepORt that technology enables them 731 to respond to a varlety öf learning styles of teachers say technology allows them to demonstrRate 65% something theycannot showinany other way 48% of teacheRS Use technology for Online lesson plans 45% use It to give students access to web-based educational games OR actuitles Advanced Placement (AP) and National WRiting PRoject (NWP) teachers 92% 73% of AP and NWP teachers say that they and/Or their students use ther moble phones in the clasSROom OR of these teacheRS Say the inteRnet has a "major impact" to complete assignments on their ablity to access content, ResOURces and materials Student WRiting 96% 797 agree (237. strongly agree) that these tools agree Including 52%. who stRongly agree) that digital technologies "allow students to share their WORK with a wider and MORE VARied audience" "encourage greater collabOration among students" 787 agree (26% strongly agree) that digital technologies "encourage student CReatiMity and peRsonal expression" 2. Mobile Devices Tablets Reported benefits include engaging students, cutting dowň onpaper, allowing absent students to keep up with classwork, and education apps that covEr a wide Range of subjects for every grade level and learning style US. schools are expected to purRchase 3.5 million tablets by the end of 2014 By 2015, 45 states will be giving tests via electronic devices (tablets and traditional computers) as part of the transition to the Comman COre APPS Interactive E-Books E A plot program in Callfornia found students using an Interactive algebra app outperfORmed students using traditional textbooks To-do lists and calendar apps avallable on smart- phones and tablets allow for no excuse to forget to do homework Or track PRogress on Projects Homework Reminders Homework Use 317 65% of students RepoRt using a tablet for homework of students RepOrt using a laptop fOR homework 397 427. 577 of Il to 4-year-olds use smartphones for homework of 6th graders use smartphones for homework of 8th graders use smartphones for homework 3. Flipped Classrooms Concept of a Flipped ClassRoom Lecture ActiMity Home School In class, students do projects, experiments, exams, andother Ossignments whle the teacheRr oveRsees class activities and is avallable to answER questlons OR give one-on-one hep "Homework" Is actually a short ReCOrded video lesson, Readings, OR other videos online that the student watches at home Flipped Mastery This means a slow learner OR Some teachers also IncORpORate the requirement to demonstrate student who struggles may not get through as much Information but mastery of a topic OR Section before moving on has genuinely learned all PRevious lessons Rather than memORIZing them In 2011, Clintondale High School became the fiRst school in the U.S. to switch completely to all flipped classRooms The school was among the WORST 5%. n the state of Michigan and felt they had nothing to lose The results for Clintondale have been PRomising Overall estimated failure rate GRaduation Rates 30% ORe now Over 90% 10% College attendance Before After flipping filipping 63% 90% 2010 2012 817. of students were low income 107. of students didn't have access to technology to watch the videos at home, so they watched them at school over 200 school officials visited to check out the flipped school 4. Creative Homework Approaches Connecting Parents Online Many schools have integrated a leărning management system OR interface that parents can access to see homewORK assignments and student progress in classes Integrating Games & Social Media Instead of WRiting a paper on a dinosauR, students could deslgn a Facebook page fOR a pterodacty. encoURaging them to think about the dinosaur In a new way A social studies teacher Relmagined his class as a post-apocalyptic video game set in 2045, and students had to study different CMillizations to come up with a way for society to rebuld itself A history teacher had students utlze Twitter as a way to discuss thě PResidential debates In the 2012 election Students Design Their Own Homework Notes Simple assignments* may nvolve more traditional approaches to education including straightfoRwaRd lansweRs to learn materlal. Examples Include pRoviding homewOrk OR tests. questions and MORE involved assignments mayinvolve designing an Original assignment such as presentations, experiments, Intervlews and other PROject activities to demonstrate what they learned UNIVERSITY OF SOURCES Cincinnati 2011/09/07/more-high-schools-implement-ipad-programs tools-on-student-writing-and-how-writing-is-taught-in-schools cles/2011/07/14/study-emerging-technology-has-positive-impact-in-classroom science-back_to_school/t/apps-keep-track-homework-assignments/#.U5TZe383n-J Notis

How technology is transforming homework & classrooms

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