was a digital camera, internet search, and power point. The connectivity was a link to the World Wide Web.
The social economical situation of the students were mixed poverty and lower middle class. The teacher has
eighteen years of experience and she used technology consistently at home and in a classroom. She also
worked in a computer related business.
This particular class was an upper level reading class. They had to research information about an
athlete. The first page of power point was a picture of the athlete and a portion of a report that they had
found on the internet. The second page of the report consisted of using a digital camera in which the teacher
took a picture of each child and put in on a slide. They then had to create a pop bottle character which was
made out of a two liter bottle. The main outcome of this project was to present it to the fifth grade classes.
This case meets the net standards for several reasons. One of them being that they are required
to work on the internet. The teacher started by giving them a sheet of paper telling them what to look for about
their athlete. They were able to choose whoever they wanted. She had them work individually on their project.
This meets net standards because it shows students have the skills for research. Coming out of this project,
students should be able to know how to use good research skills and know how to use power point. Another
reason why this met the net standards was because it gave the children a chance to show their creativity by
having them create the character from the two liter bottl...
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...t to get them more familiar
with the Internet and with technology. They both have them use power point, speak in front of people, digital
camera and do research.
They do have their differences. In the second case the teacher has the students do more work with the
computer. She does it in less time than the other teacher working on a project. In the first case she spends
more time on the project. She has them use less of the computer than the other class. She also monitors them
How can we learn more from the two cases presented above to better meet the standard? One
solution, in regards to the first case, is she could have used more research and more interaction with the
children. They also could have written more. With the second case the teacher could have them draw the
picture on the computer than draw it by hand.
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