Audience: In order to grab attention of the audience, the station will have various UDL examples. By providing the audience with a deeper understanding of UDL, they will understand the importance of technology in education.
By providing the audience with an understanding of the UDL Principles, the audience will begin to understand how children are receiving an education. Setting up various models to show Representation, Expression and Engagement. Providing audiobooks, various assistive technologies, and showing available options of student choice for consumption will build upon and understanding of UDL.
Audience and Information
Demonstrate: For demonstrative purposes, there will be access to various videos showing UDL in action, as well as assistive technologies that show the importance of providing all students with the ability to learn.
Differentiation: Ensure that the audience understands differentiation. During this presentation, the facilitator will provide multiple examples of how each member of the audience learns in a different manner. Using guided instruction with smaller groups, the teacher can help the students grasp the concepts better (Fisher and Frey, 2008). As the audience gains a deeper understanding of differentiation, the facilitator will then introduce gamification in the educational process. Providing students with access to multiple platforms to demonstrate their understanding satisfies UDL requirements (Edyburn, 2013).
Interaction: The audience will have access to iPads, laptops, and Promethean boards to gain an appreciation for differentiation in education
Technology in Education
Creating an environment that improves the lives of students through the use of technology.
Provide support for the community by providing beginning technology classes
Ensure the community has access to an education that will support 21st Century learning
Provide access to technology for all members of the community
Introduction to Agriculture
Digital Arts and Media
Web Design and Publishing
Introduction to construction management
Landscaping Design and Management
Web design and publishing will provide students with access to various programming languages and web design tools. Students will use programming languages such as Java and PHP to develop web pages. They will gain an understanding of DNS servers and functions, meta tagging, and other functions to help them build a website.
Within this, and other classes, students will have access to the internet, laptops, web design applications, iPads. These tools will provide the students with a firm understanding of technology, and provide them with collaboration skills and job skills that can create job opportunities.
Web Design and Publishing
ICEO | Director Derek R. Szymanski
At each station, the participants will have access to various technologies that we are providing for the CTE courses. Each participant will begin the station by creating a sample web page as well as using the various tools. This experience will be used to cement the importance of the need for technology in education.
By providing the participants with samples created by various grades in the school district, and various examples of other districts throughout the country, we can demonstrate why improved equipment and technology will be beneficial to the students and community. Improving the understanding of technology will not only create an improved experience for the students but will also provide a service to the community and improve the employability of the community.
Edyburn, D. L. (2013). Inclusive technologies: Tools for helping diverse learners achieve academic success [Electronic Version]. Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/
Fisher, D., & Frey, N. (2008). Homework and the gradual release of responsibility: Making" responsibility" possible. English Journal, 40-45.