Edtec 470: The Why, What, And How Of Technology Integration

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 145

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Technology Quizzes & Trivia

A short quiz to be taken in conjuction with the professional development module on technology integration designed by the George Lucas Education Foundation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are example(s) of 21st century skills:
    • A. 

      Social responsibility

    • B. 

      Cultural awareness and sensitivity

    • C. 

      Reasoning and critical thinking

    • D. 

      Creating music and appreciating the arts

  • 2. 
    The best reason(s) why 21st century skills are so important to teach our students is because:
    • A. 

      Technology is already such a big part of students' lives.

    • B. 

      Teaching these skills transforms the teaching practice

    • C. 

      Student achievement will be improved by teaching these skills

    • D. 

      These skills are essential for the jobs of today and the future

  • 3. 
    Successful technology integration has led to which of the following known outcome(s)?
    • A. 

      An increase in student IQ

    • B. 

      Higher levels of motivation

    • C. 

      Gains in achievement scores

    • D. 

      A decrease in school violence

  • 4. 
    If you were to integrate technology into the classroom, which of the following should be present to increase your chances of success (success means impact on student achievement, performance, and motivation)?
    • A. 

      Students have opportunities to collaborate

    • B. 

      The teacher integrates technology an average of one time per week

    • C. 

      School leaders and the parent community support technology use

    • D. 

      Student work focuses on the creation of a product

    • E. 

      The teacher provides little feedback and the student determines an appropriate pace for learning

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was at one time predicted to ruin education in our country?
    • A. 

      Ball-point Pens

    • B. 

      Chalk and slate

    • C. 

      Calculators

    • D. 

      Television

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following outcomes have teachers experienced when using technology in the classroom?
    • A. 

      Access to up-to-date primary source materials

    • B. 

      Less time needed to prepare lessons

    • C. 

      Collaboration with resources from around the world

    • D. 

      Higher levels of off-task behavior

  • 7. 
    Your fifth grade class is learning about earthquakes and disaster readiness. The objective is to have students create a public service announcement that will inform and prepare others on this topic. Which of the following are the best way(s) to integrate technology to meet your objective?
    • A. 

      Create a self-running presentation

    • B. 

      Develop a web site

    • C. 

      Write a report

    • D. 

      Create a concept map

  • 8. 
    You want your students to perform research on a topic related to your topic area. The objective is to have students represent the topic in new, creative ways that illustrate their mastery of the topic. Which of the following are good way(s) to use technology to meet that goal?
    • A. 

      Create flash cards to memorize facts related to the topic

    • B. 

      Design a brochure that motivates people to learn more about the topic

    • C. 

      Prepare a presentation summarizing the main facts of the topic

    • D. 

      Design a poster as if the topic were being made into a movie