Unit 1: Introduction to Integrative Technology for ELL Students in Early Childhood Settings
Target objectives for Unit 1:
Upon completion of this unit, participants will:
1. Select a student to identify his or her areas of improvement in English language vocabulary learning
2. Identify online instructional activities to optimize vocabulary building lessons for ELL students
These e-lecture and reflection activities will take place over the next week
Activity #1:Complete the following survey to reflect on your students’ needs
Preliminary Technology Survey
Activity #2:Reading and Response-Why Use Technology in the classroom?
Technology is a controversial topic regarding teaching and instruction. Educators have debated how to integrate technology into classroom and question its learning benefits. Please read the article below and complete the following worksheet Response- Why Use Technology in the Classroom?
Costley, K. C. (2014). The Positive Effects of Technology on Teaching and Student Learning. Arkansas Tech University. Retrieved from:https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED554557.pdf