Center for Technology and Teacher Education is a cross-disciplinary group of faculty working together at the University of Virginia.
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Center for Technology and Teacher Education faculty and graduate fellows identify and explore innovative technologies with the following goals: to develop the next generation of educational technology leaders; prepare K-12 teachers to effectively integrate technology in their content areas; develop, implement, and assess procedures to help teacher educators appropriately integrate educational technologies; assist corporate partners in developing products for the K-12 classroom; and contribute to state and national policies related to integration of technology in the teacher preparation process.
Digital Images in the School Curriculum
Center for Technology and Teacher Education staff write and apply for grants throughout each academic year. There are numerous initiatives currently in progress, such as …
- Primary Access which allows teachers and students to tap into original material archived on the Internet through institutions such as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
- The Impact Project to develop resources to facilitate appropriate uses of technology in teacher preparation programs. This initiative has addressed secondary mathematics, science, English, and social studies education.
- Digital Images in the School Curriculum to aid educators in taking advantage of the utility of digital cameras in the classroom to help students better visualize abstract concepts and communicate with images.
Content Areas Resources
One of the goals of the Center for Technology and Teacher Education is to prepare K-12 teachers to integrate technology effectively in their content areas. Each content area represented includes lesson plans and other resources.
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