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Enhancing Curriculum with Technology

This site could be used as a tool for teacher educators in the development of projects by preservice teachers to enhance the classroom curriculum with technology. The topic projects in this site were developed as part of an educational technology course for preservice teachers in the Department of Early Childhood and Reading Education at Valdosta State University. The "Enhancing Curriculum with Technology" Web site includes links to: (1.) Description and Development of Collaborative Topic Web Sites and Activities; (2.) How Collaborative Topic Web Sites are Integrated into a Teacher Education Program; (3.) Format of Collaborative Topic Web Sites and Activities: Guidelines for Preservice Teachers; (4.) Examples of Collaborative Topic Web Sites and Activities: Designed by Preservice Teachers... Show More


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Veronica Wilbur
Veronica Wilbur (Faculty)
3 years ago

This link no longer works

Used in course? Yes
Robin Blackman
Robin Blackman (Faculty)
7 years ago

This is a great resource for pre-service teachers developing websites.  The topic websites are basically links to various materials/resources that students may use to develop websites. Also, provides a basic checklist for creating topic websites.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes
norbert boruett
norbert boruett (Health Care Professional)
9 years ago
Appropriate use of technology for youngsters.

Technical Remarks:

The mix of the picture and the text makes the material attractive for youngsters. The flow is also ok.
Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes
Amy Williamson
Amy Williamson (Faculty)
10 years ago
The links the preservice teachers use here are student-friendly and would give them the interactivity and technological basis they need for learning and content retention.

Technical Remarks:

A few of the links would not work on the Horse lesson site.
Teacher Education Editorial Board
18 years ago
This item will be reviewed by the Teacher Education Editorial Board. 1010
Susan Powers
Susan Powers (Faculty)
19 years ago
Good web site that provides ideas for how to have teacher education students
work with technology and in conjunction with the curriculum in the field. Has a
number of possibilities beyond those described in the web site.

Technical Remarks:

While the website is a little difficult to read with the background, there are a
great number of possibilities for all teacher education faculty here.

The website and project was created for students in an instructional technology
course. However, it could be used by an faculty member who places students out
in the field. This activity has the student join together curriculum,
cooperation with the field teacher, technology development, and technology
utilization with students.

It could be effectively used at all levels, and challenges the pre-service
teachers to all use effective web search skills to find those sites that will
appeal to the student audience.