Pig Dissection - images recorded with Digital Camera
created this website to help my advanced biology students review the
fetal pig. I used image maps to create clickable fields so that students
could review structures
created with microsoft excel, its a simple data table and graph.
Power Point Presentation - Technology Uses (.ppt format, click
to advance frame)
1.3.4 , 4.3.3
Powerpoint Presentation explains what technology policies are needed
in school. Briefly covers issues like "acceptable use" and
Department Technology Survey
survey was designed to gather information about the science departments
ability to use technology resources.
- Balloon Car
analyzes the educational uses and design of software. Balloon car
builder is a simulation type program where students change design
and simulate the car's operation.
analysis of a technology problem within my school district. Interviews
and surveys were created to determine the needs of of the staff.
was a paper written to assess my teaching styles and philosophy.
Integration Plan (Evolution)
plan was developed to enhance my curriculum. The plan called for an
open ended inquiry based section that used computers and technology
to be added to the already established unit on evolution.
Integration Plan (Bioethics)
developed this plan to supplement a unit on genetics. Students will
use a computer to investigate genetic diseases and work in groups
to suggest a set of laws related to bioethics.
webquests follow the webquest template of introduction, goal, task,
process, and evaluation. I use these with my students throughout the
school year and post them on my website for other teachers to access.
project was created so that students could explore in groups an ecology
topic of their choice. The process involves students researching the
topic and then creating a mini-lesson to teach to the rest of the
posted rules for my freshman biology class, includes a section on
use of computers and computer lab.
paper was written at the end of Q366 and gives a general overview
of my experience and understanding of educational technology.
vision statement that was written as a requirement for Q366, s a very
descriptive analysis of my views of technology and education.
Analysis - Total Cost of Ownership
document analyses the numbers and locations of equipment and estimates
the financial cost on a district of technology, which includes repair,
acquisition, upgrades, and replacements.
Publishing Document - Haunted Barn (.doc format)
document I created to promote the science club's haunted barn - a
yearly money raising project for the club. Shows my ability to create
a desktop publishing document
is an actual worksheet I use in my class when we study fish. Illustrates
my ability to incorporate images and graphics into handouts and instructional
Images - Insect Wing
created with intel's QX3 microscope. Microscope attaches to computer
and the computer is used to manipulate images.
form I have on my website for visitors to contact me. Uses php.
Design - Initial Concept
is a general overview of a staff development program I created as
a requirement for Instructional Systems Design. Program goal was to
improve science teachers' ability to find and use resources on the
personal homepage. It contains biology resources, lessons I created,
and other resources related to my field. Represents a three year process
of transferring science resources to site and creating a professional
looking resource for other science teachers to access and use.
Design - Implementation
is the document that shows how a staff development program was implemented
and includes appendices and specific instructional materials.
Survey (using createsurvey.com)
survey is used with the Bioethics lesson. It uses a web based survey
instrument to record and compile data.
created with HotPotatoes
the use of a simple program to create web-based instructional materials.
- Microscopy (online
created at school.discovery.com. Students take this quiz after an
internet lesson on microscopy to check their understanding. Quiz is
section of my website that compiles a list of resources for various
topics in science and education.
Evaluation Sheet for Ecology Project
a method of evaluation of a project where students self assess their
own work and evaluate their peers.
for Evolution Webquest
a method of evaluation used for webquests. Rubric assesses the end
product and the process.
grant proposal for a project where students collect data on local
watersheds, includes a section for the acquisition of technology materials,
such as a laptop and web space for reporting.
my philosophy of learning.
all the programs I have used and am familiar with.
Instruction (.ppt format, click to advance)
powerpoint presentation I use in my class when teaching students how
to use a microscope.
a published research paper and explores the methodology of the research.
project for Q450, document describes a problem that can be solved
through research and details how research should be conducted.
2.2.5 , 4.2.4
simple worksheet I use in my classroom that illustratess the use of
graphics and tables to create instructional materials.
Curriculum Revision (sample page)
for Biology 3A which integrates technology and aligns to state standards,
coincides with school improvement plan
Plan: Virtual Mouse House
lesson plan used to incorporate technology, submitted as part of school
a Webpage for Your Class (.doc format)
pamphlet given to teachers that helps them use a program (3D writer)
to create webpages for their classes.
the World Wid Web to Enhance Science Instruction (evaluation report)
evaluation of a staff development program designed to help science
teachers use the world wide web to supplement lessons.
list of all the educational technology books I have in my personal
Plan Review of Hawthorne School District
of a school's technology plan, a project completed before developing
a school improvement plan for Granite City High School
Development Plan for Granite City High School
plan that addresses the needs of the staff at the high school to use
and integrate technology.
Development Plan for Salam R80 School District - group project
staff development plan group project, develeoped for Salem R80 school
plan for the school district to address staffing needs with regard
Genetics Web Project
web based project that integrates technology. Students produce a power
point presentation on genetic diseases.