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Teachers Integrating Technology: First Graders at Sequoia Elementary School

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

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Six year-olds get excited about almost any activity. In a first grade classroom, energetic, enthusiastic boys and girls would say “whoopee!” over a math worksheet and so it was in Leslie Altman’s group of 27 young children working with an interactive white board (IWB). Altman, an experienced teacher of over fifteen years has been at Sequoia Elementary School for the past three. She did a series of activities over a 45-minute period that largely used the (IWB) screening Scholastic News’  “Rain Doesn’t Bug This Ant,” and a few competitive games in which students from each team came to IWB, one-by-one, and tapped the answer to get points for their team.

Sequoia Elementary is part of the Mount Diablo Unified School District in Northern California. David Franklin, an experienced principal has been at the school for five years having previously served in the Alum Rock district as an administrator. Dr. Franklin…

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About Dr. Dickenson

I am an assistant professor of Teacher Education at National University in San Jose.

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  1. Elementary teachers how are you using technology in your classroom?

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    Posted by Dr. Dickenson | May 4, 2016, 5:55 am

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