Implemented Into Curriculum
Main Technology Used Included:
- SMART Technologies LightRaise Projector
- iPads (1:1)
- Laptops (1:1)
- Implement Technology with Enhanced Interactivity*
- Identify if technology increases student learning
What was learned?
When implemented properly and taught with enhanced interactive technology, it was concluded there is slight increase in student learning. One large take away from this research is that integrating technology into the classroom would not be beneficial unless you are going to spend appropriate time, energy, and money on professional development of the teachers whom are using it. If they are not teaching in an enhanced way Glover, Miller, Averis, and Door (2007) and truly incorporating it into their curricula, then it would be considered a wasted investment.