ResearchProposalThepurpose of this research proposal is designed to show teachers how they cancreate meaningful learning experiences in the classroom by integratingtechnology into the curriculum through the use of various technological tools,resources, and devices in order to provide students with a deeper understandingof the content. Technology Integrationchanges teacher perceptions by offering effective ways to reach different typesof learners, assess student understanding of skills and standards, and throughimproving student learning outcomes by providing a rich, rigorous, and relevantcurriculum.
Therationale for integrating technology into the curriculum is to provide studentswith a rich and deeper understanding of the content. Teachers will utilize project-based learningskills, tools and resources to successfully integrate technology by employing21st Century skills and practices.
Theresearch base for this proposal will consider several examples of teachers creatingmeaningful learning experiences in the classroom by integrating technology intotheir curriculum. It will examine fourkey components of learning: active engagement, participation in groups,frequent interaction feedback, and connections to real-world experiences. The research will also explore the rolereversal involved when technology is successfully integrated into thecurriculum. The projected application tools, resources, and devices will offer a transformative approach to learning that will create a deeper understanding of the content.
Theprojected outcome for integrating technology will show teachers how they cancreate meaningful learning experiences in the classroom by integratingtechnology into the curriculum through the use of various technological tools,resources, and devices. Technologyintegration allows teachers to serve as guides and facilitators, helps studentsto take responsibility for their learning, provide economically disadvantagestudents the opportunity to explore a rich and meaning learning experience inthe classroom. Technology integrationpromotes student achievement and performance in the classroom, higher-orderthinking skills, and prepares students for 21st Century skills andpractices.