Prior to the internship, the prospective teacher should be able to:
- identify the benefits of technology to maximize student learning and facilitate higher order thinking skills.
- differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate uses of technology for teaching and learning while using electronic resources to design and implement learning activities.
- identify technology resources available in schools and analyze how accessibility to those resources affects planning for instruction.
- identify, select and use hardware and software technology resources specifically designed for use by PK-12 students to meet specific teaching and learning objectives.
- identify specific technology applications and resources that maximize student learning, address learner needs and affirm diversity.
- design and teach technology-enriched learning activities that connect content standards with student technology standards and meet the diverse needs of students.
- design and peer teach a lesson that meets content area standards and reflects the current best practices in teaching and learning with technology.
- plan and teach student centered learning activities and lessons in which students apply technology tools and resources.
- research and evaluate the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness and bias of electronic information resources to be used by students.
- discuss technology-based assessment and evaluation strategies.
- examine technology tools used to collect, analyze, interpret, rep;resent, and communicate student performance data.
- develop a portfolio of technlogy-based products from coursework, including the related assessment tools.
- identify and engage in technology-based opportunities for professional education and lifelong learning, including the use of distance education.
- apply online and other technology resources to support problem solving and related decision making for maximizing student learning.
- use technology productivity tools to complete required professional tasks.
- identify technology-related legal and ethical issues including copyright, privacy, and security of technology systems, data, and information.
- identify issues related to equitable access to technology in school, community, and home environments.
- identify safety and health issues related to technology use in schools.