Teaching Now! 108 - Watch in Real Player
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.
Introduction - Watch
Teaching NOW! looks at how colleges of education are preparing tomorrow's teachers to use technology. We also visit K-12 schools where technology integration is changing traditional classroom activities.
Technology Immersion - Watch
We go to Indiana University of Pennsylvania to see how they are infusing technology into their deaf education program in the form of standards-aligned electronic portfolios, digital video, and videoconferencing. Their program is preparing teachers to work with deaf and hard of hearing students from birth to age 21 in all subject areas.
Panel Discussion of Technology Immersion - Watch
Our panel of experts emphasize the rich use of technology infused throughout Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s deaf education program including electronic portfolios,and videoconferencing, as well as the focus on standards and excellence. They also address the importance of fluency in both oral communication and sign language for educators of the deaf and hard of hearing.
Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers - Watch
We go back to Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s deaf education program where preservice teachers are creating instructional CD-ROMS for parents of deaf and hard of hearing students. The preservice teachers are using digital video to capture themselves demonstrating key sign language words and phrases as a resource for parents.
Panel Discussion of Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers - Watch
Our panel of experts discuss how Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s deaf education program is meeting both technology standards, through the use of digital video and videoconferencing, and special education standards, through parent education and sign language mastery.