Share Paper: The Non-Techies Guide to Bringing a Teacher Education Program into the 21st Century (BYOL-Bring Your Own Laptop)

  1. Kimberly Higdon, Saint Leo University, United States
  2. Candace Roberts, Saint Leo University, United States
  3. Susan Colaric, Saint Leo University, United States
  4. Holly Atkins, Saint Leo Univerisity, United States
  5. Nancy Cerezo, Saint Leo University, United States
Tuesday, March 6 11:30 AM-12:30 PM William Barton

Abstract: Employing a constructivist philosophy, this interactive workshop will focus first on the rationale for infusing technology in meaningful and pedagogically sound ways into a K-12 teacher preparation program. The presenters will share the story of their progression from a program that did not infuse technology meaningfully to one that is working to produce teacher leaders in pedagogically sound teaching practices using technology and preparing students for the future. Participants will complete an interactive survey on their experiences, questions and concerns, and the bulk of the workshop will be on demonstrating the uses of various technologies, including using and creating movies, ...