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In the second program on Florida Virtual School, we go into the homes of students and teachers to see this school in action. We see first hand how building relationships has been one of the most important aspects to the success of this endeavor.
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In the first of two programs on Florida Virtual School, we hear how this initiative has grown from a small grant serving 200 students to a major statewide service serving tens of thousands of Florida students as well as many other students throughout the United States.
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We visit southern California to see how schools use technology to help English language learners. We return to Central Elementary School after three years to visit Socorro Sanchezís classroom. At Potter Junior High we visit several classrooms to see how they used grant funds to infuse technology into their language arts curriculum.
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We visit two schools in Pennsylvania that serve children who are hearing impaired. At DePaul Institute the focus is on oral education. Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD) uses American Sign Language to communicate. Technology is used extensively at both schools.
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We go to Indiana University of Pennsylvania where they are preparing teachers to work with students who are deaf and hard of hearing. The pre-service teachers use technology for classroom observation, parent education, and portfolios.
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We visit Purdue University and the University of Washington to see their electronic portfolio systems for education majors. We explore the different uses for these student portfolios and the challenges of implementation
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We visit Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where they have developed a virtual chemistry lab. This software is changing the way chemistry is taught at the university and at a local high school.
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We feature one of the top 10 Microsoft Schools in the nation located in Redmond, Washington. The Lake Washington School District is one of the most information rich in the country. We explore the district's online report cards and class server system. We see how long range planning led to infrastructure, access, professional development for teachers, and community support.
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We travel to Vermont to see how assistive technologies can help struggling college students be academically successful in reading. We meet two students and find out how strategies used at Landmark are impacting their learning.
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We learn about a partnership between Schaumburg School District #54 in Illinois and CAST, the Center for Applied Special Technology. They digitized their middle school social studies textbooks in order to make learning and content accessible to all students.
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We visit Schaumburg School District #54 in Illinois where state test scores have increased through the use of technology and inclusion as well as through strong leadership and professional development strategies. We also see how technology has allowed one special needs student access core curriculum.
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We go to Nebraska and see how Technology Teacher of the Year Tony Vincent and his fifth grade students are using Palms in every curriculum area. We then see these students mentoring teachers enrolled in a graduate course at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.
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We explore new applications for WebQuests. Here, we visit a New York City graduate course at City College that's teaching teachers how to design and implement Culture Quests. We also visit a magnet school in Harlem where a teacher who took the graduate course is implementing his Culture Quest with a focus on nutrition.
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We take a look at a different way of providing field experiences in diverse settings. We see how Purdue University uses Internet-based video conferencing for field observations by connecting with a low socioeconomic inner city school in East Chicago.
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We visit two student teachers from Louisiana Tech and explore the different relationships they have with their cooperating teachers.
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We visit two methods classes at Louisiana Tech. In the reading methods course, pre-service teachers are using technology to make a rebus story. In the math methods classroom, technology activities are being linked to geometry standards.
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We visit the University of Mississippi and see the 'Ole Miss' approach to field placement. We also meet a supervising teacher, his principal and his student teacher, and join him as he teaches a lesson on the Dustbowl
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We visit two multidiscipline high school classes in Mississippi using Geographic Information Systems, and see the professional development and student mentors needed to use this software in the classroom.
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We meet teachers and students from Montana involved in this online worldwide science project. We hear what GLOBE is and go in the field with two middle school classes to collect data and then back to the classroom to upload the data.
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We feature Louisiana and their statewide technology planning including faculty training, infrastructure and collaboration among K-12 schools, state universities and the Department of Education, all beginning from a small single NSF grant.
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We learn about different assistive technologies and common software programs for students with learning differences and the concept of universal design with a visit to the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
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We go to Montana to see a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to teaching with technology to learn about the Lewis and Clark expedition.
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We explore how video is used in student assessment at Alverno College as we explore the videotaping and assessment of a student teacher.
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A look at how technology is used to evaluate pre-service teachers at Alverno College in Wisconsin through the use of digital diagnostic portfolios.
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We hear about another project that paid K-12 teachers to be technology mentors to professors in northern Virginia. And see this mentor teacher leading her high school French students through a WebQuest she designed.
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We go to the University of Northern Iowa to hear about their digital library project featuring Pre-K-12 teachers who effectively integrate technology and learn about their Technology as Facilitator of Quality Education Model.
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A look at a multi-dimensional partnership between a university and a poor school district in Virginia which allows for paid teaching internships. We see a paid intern in action teaching an Edgar Allan Poe WebQuest in a wireless classroom.
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We visit a student teacher's third grade class as she uses Hyperstudio to teach about Veteran's Day and hear from her principal, her master teacher, and her professor on the need for technology training and technology rich environments in which to teach.
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We discuss the expectation that our teachers will be able to teach children in very diverse classrooms where technology is just part of the learning as we visit a California Kindergarten class.
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We hear about the struggle to judge faculty in this digital age and to develop incentives for technology integration. We also explore the mission of colleges of education to partner with local schools.
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A focus on how administrators can build a culture of technology at their institutions by providing faculty hardware, software, fast connectivity, support and training.
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We explore how administrators became catalysts for change on their campuses using critical success factors necessary to implement a vision of reform.