Share Paper: Seamless Technology Integration for Pre-service Teachers

  1. Kimberly Kenward, Grand Valley State University, United States
  2. Sally Hipp, Grand Valley State University, United States
  3. Margaret Baker, Coopersville Public Schools, United States
Wednesday, March 9 6:30 PM-8:00 PM Hermitage C

Abstract: This session represents a” three pronged” effort to better prepare our Teacher Candidates to graduate as experts in integrating technology into their teaching when they finish their program at (blank University). Technology readiness for teacher candidates is a necessity critical for success in today’s K-12 classroom. What makes us unique is that we have been working as a team toward this goal. The team consists of the Program Coordinator, a University Instructional Designer and a K-12 School Media Specialist. Teachers are using Moodle, integrated multimedia, such as Interactive White Boards, document cameras, audio enhancement, student response systems, and other instructional ...