Scenario #2. The directions are the same as Scenario #1
on page 22, but with these added instructions: The teacher
asks students to also include at least two interactive features on their sites allowing visitors to comment, participate in a poll, or do some activity that would contribute
knowledge or further the debate on the website.
The table indicates what type of integration project this
Conclusion from Scenario #2: Overall the students are engaged in the assignment, and it has the ability to enhance
their learning and deepen their understanding of the topic
through the interactive features on their webpages. In addition, the assignment may allow for some extended learning
beyond the school day if the students choose to participate
in discussion boards and respond to polls at home or on
their own time.
The technology allows students to focus on the assignment/activity
with less distraction.
The technology motivates students to start the learning process.
The technology causes students to shift from passive to active learners
The technology allows students to understand in a way that is easier
than a traditional tool.
Students are able to develop a more sophisticated understanding
of the content because of the technology tool.
The technology tool allows students to demonstrate their understanding
in a way that they could not using traditional tools.
The technology allows students to learn outside of their typical school day.
The technology allows students to merge their school learning
with their everyday life experiences.
The technology allows students to grow as life-long learners (where
they do not need the teacher or school to continue to use the tools).
Enhancement. Using technology t
understanding of learning goals that cou