Evaluating Technology for Early Learners

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Webinar slides originally presented by Dr. Dale McManis on September 22, 2011, reviewing best practice tip for selecting developmentally appropriate technology for children.

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<ul><li>1.Why and How to EvaluateTechnology for Early LearnersSeptember 22, 2011</li></ul> <p>2. Stick Around for Your Chance to Win! Also find out how to receive your Technology Evaluation Toolkit!Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 3. WebEx Technology Having trouble with the software? Call this number: 1-866-863-3910Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 4. Todays SpeakersDale McManis, Ph.DJenne Parks, M.S.Director of Research Early Learning Content HatchSpecialist, HatchEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 5. Lets Get Started!Why &amp; How to Evaluate Technologyfor Early LearnersPresented by: Dr. Dale McManis &amp; Jenne ParksEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 6. Road Map What is educational technology? What does the research say? How do we integrate it into the classroom? How can we evaluate it? What does a typical technology- enriched day look like?Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 7. What is Educational Technology?Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 8. From an Adult ExpertEducational technology is the study &amp; ethical practice of facilitating learning &amp; improving performance by creating, using &amp; managing appropriate technological processes &amp; resources. Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2008Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 9. From an Child ExpertI like computers because they teach me so much and if I had a friend who didnt have a computer, I would tell him the cat and cow story is my favorite because it is so funny! They go to another country with the cat on the cow! Sebastian, 5 years Mudpies Child Development Center Winston-Salem, NCEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 10. Groups Making GuidelinesEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 11. What is developmentallyappropriate practice fortechnology? Age &amp; developmental status Promote progress Maintain interest NAEYC Draft Position Statement Technology in Early Childhood Programs 2011Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 12. Outcomes-Based Research The question is no longer should we have educational technology? The question now is howcan we best use technology for education?Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 13. Why has the Question Changed? 30 years of Research Positive Outcomes for Early LearnersEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 14. Cognitive Development Language LiteracyFoster et al., 1994; Muhlstein &amp; Croft, 1986; Riding &amp; Tite, 1985; Shapira, 1995Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 15. Cognitive Development Writing MathBangert-Drowns, 1993; Holmes &amp; Godlewski, 1995; Jones &amp; Pellegrini, 1996; Moxley et al., 1997Brinkley &amp; Watson, 1987 &amp; 1988; Clements &amp; Natasi, 1993; Wright, 1994Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 16. Social-EmotionalDevelopment Encouragement Cooperation CollaborationKing &amp; Alloway, 1992; Klinzing &amp; Hall, 1985; Muller &amp;Perlmutter, 1985; Rhee &amp; Chavnagri, 1991Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 17. Advanced Skills Motivation Higher-Order Thinking Meta-Cognition Escobedo, 1992; Goodwin et al., 1986; Nastasi et al., 1990; Shade, 1994Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 18. Special Needs Social-Emotional Fine Motor Gross Motor Communication Cognition Self-HelpHutinger &amp; Johanson, 2000Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 19. Where are we going?Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 20. Interactive Whiteboards Teachers want them Concerned about lack of appropriate content Grunwald &amp; PBS, 2009, 2011Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 21. children spend more time engaged Childrenspendmore timeengagedWood, 2001 Wood, 2001Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 22. Childrencollaboratemore Wood, 2001Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 23. 82% Ready to Read &amp;92% School Ready in MathSchoolreadinessimproves McManis et al., 2010Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 24. Mobile Technologies Children learn to use them quickly Encourages independenceEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 25. Enhancesmastery ofconcepts Explore morecomplex andabstractconceptsEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 26. How can YOU integrate educational technology into the classroom?Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 27. Target the results you wantEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 28. Make it about connecting with the childrenEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 29. Integrationis EssentialEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 30. Takes time to fully support childrens learning Sheingold &amp; Hadley, 1990Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 31. Sustained Staff Development: Bringing It All Together Mishra &amp; Koehler, 2006; Haugland, 1998Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 32. Teacher Training =Increased 1) Interactions 2) Constructivist Ideas 3) Scaffolding Shute &amp; Miksad, 1997Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 33. Road Map What is educational technology? What does the research say? How do we integrate it into the classroom? How can we evaluate it? What does a typical technology- enriched day look like?Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 34. SelectingAppropriate Goals TechnologyEducational ContentTechnology Clements &amp; Sarama, 2003Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 35. Learning Goals Approaches toLearning Cognitive Social-EmotionalEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 36. Interactive Technology Desktops WhiteboardsMobileDevices Multi-touchTablesEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 37. Is this content Worthwhile? Appropriate? Relevant?Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 38. Educational ValueEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 39. Age-Appropriate Subject Matter Skill Level Interest &amp; Appeal Free of BiasEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 40. Child FriendlyEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 41. Captures EngagementEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 42. Assessment &amp; Progress MonitoringEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 43. Additional FeaturesEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 44. Integration into the ClassroomEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 45. A Day in the LifeEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 46. A Look at theLesson Plan This Weeks Goals:1) Vocabulary &amp; Phonological Awareness2) Counting &amp; Patterning3) Living &amp; Non-Living4) Leadership &amp; CooperationEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 47. One Day, Endless Chances for IntegrationEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 48. Flexibility To Meet Individual &amp; Group NeedsEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 49. For your viewing pleasureEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 50. Closing Thought Just spending moneyplan will havecomputers without aon a low probability of increasing achievement Clements &amp; Sarama, 2003Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchexperts | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 51. Speaker Contact Information Dale McManis, Ph.D. Jenne Parks, M.S.Director of Research Early Learning Content HatchSpecialist, Hatch DMcManis@HatchEarlyLearning.com JParks@HatchEarlyLearning.comEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 52. Interactive Technology &amp; Learning Activities Brought to you by The Early Learning ExpertsEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 53. Touchscreen Solutions+ Research-Based Activities= Better Student ResultsRECENT STUDY of Hatch TeachSmart Learning System:82% ready to read &amp; 92% school ready in mathEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 54. NEXT SESSION: October 6th @ 2PM ESTResearch-Based Claims Can You Trust What Businesses Say?Dr. Kyle Snow Director of the Center for Applied Research NAEYCEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com#hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 55. October 13th @ 2PM EST Supporting Early Learners with TechnologySusan Gunnewig Director of Product Development, HatchOctober 25th @ 2PM EST5 Big Ideas for The Future of Early Childhood David Kirp Author of KIDS FIRSTNovember 15th @ 2PM ESTHow Screen Time Impacts Toddlers &amp; Preschoolers Lisa Guernsey Director of the Early Education Initiative at New America FoundationEarly Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. 56. And the Winner Is You will receive your Technology Evaluation Toolkit &amp; eBook from Hatch by email in the next week!Early Learning Technology | www.HatchEarlyLearning.com #hatchinars | Copyright 2011 Hatch Inc. All Rights Reserved. </p>

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