When we talk about technology integration in the classroom we are talking about a planned and highly structured and purposeful use of technology with students whose ultimate goal is to engage students and help them develop new thinking skills. Using technology, on the other hand, is a random and sporadic process whose main goal is to instruct students on content not to engage them with content.
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How to use Google Slides to play Scoot! Students move from computer to computer completing tasks on each computer as they go. Technology integration & movement! Plus icebreaker games for back to school.
the progression from using technology to technology integration, and the work of Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe: Understanding by Design. My belief is that in order to shift our focus, we must stop talking about technology integration.