Teaching the Skill NOT the Device

As your school site technology TOSAs, our goal is to support staff with the integration of technology skills in the classroom for both the teacher and the student.  During coaching sessions teachers will be learning to help students develop valuable technology skills while learning core content.

A good example of this is a recent Google Draw lesson for 2nd grade.  Students were studying “The Parts of a Plant”.

During this lesson extension they developed technology skills in several ways:

Internet research (find plant picture) Google Draw (skills needed during CAASPP) Insert Drag and Drop Color fill Text fill Change background Insert pictures Save and Store Share work

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