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Intel Teach Live - September 2012 - Electives Go High Tech

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This month’s webinar special guest speakers and elective teachers Cynthia Austria, Aimee Edwards, Tricia Fuglestad, and Jermaine Lobaugh will be sharing their expertise on some of the latest digital tools, mobile apps, and web 2.0 tools that help their classrooms reach new heights. 

 

It’s true that more and more electives classrooms are going high-tech.  Art classes are utilizing digital photography with advanced editing software to design original works of art.  Physical Education classes are using mobile apps to set personal goals and track progress.  Even Band and Choral directors are embracing social networks such as Facebook Fan Pages to keep their students informed of upcoming performances. Without a doubt, electives classrooms rock technology integration.


For this thread, we are curious to know what other technology tools and trends you see being implemented into special area classrooms that support the 21st Century Skills of creativity, critical thinking, communication? 


Post your resources between September 16 and October 26 to be entered into a drawing for a great prize, an American Express $100.00 Gift Certificate.

 

Note: This drawing will only become active when a minimum of 10 participants respond, which means in some cases, the drawing will take place after the above mentioned date. For a complete description and eligibility of Engage community drawings, click on the Intel Bunny Person.


21st Century Skills Addressed in this Webinar

Depending on how these tools are utilized in the classroom, any or all of these 21st Century Skills would be addressed:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity, Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Media and Technology Skills
  • Self-Direction


ISTE Standards Addressed in this Webinar:

 

All NETS-T standards would be implemented in an exemplary 21st Century Project

1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity

c. Promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students' conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes.

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