LACUE 2010 "Click: Focusing on the Digital Age"
East Baton Rouge
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My Thoughts on Classroom Technology
Born with a moderate hearing loss, I have
always been at a disadvantage by society’s
terms of hearing. Fitted with
at the age of thirty years old, I made a
conscious effort to use my disability as an
advantage in my classroom. Without a doubt,
I know in my heart, that my hearing
impairment has affected “who” I am as a
teacher. During the first three decades of
my life, I lived with only half of my
hearing. Despite the help of my hearing aids
during the past thirteen years, struggling
with the simple task of hearing every day
sounds in the world is and will always be a
part of my life. While most can just
“listen” and learn, there was never a time
in my life in which I could depend solely on
my hearing abilities.
As my struggles intensified, I was able to realize the
importance of “hands on activities” and the
implementation of multi sensory methods to
stimulate student learning. Through the
assistance of technology based programs, I
have been able to successfully enhance
lessons by connecting concepts through the
use of visual aids. In essence, I feel that
just as my “hearing aids” are tools which
have helped compensate for my hearing loss,
I believe computers are tools which help
students meet individual academic needs and
challenges. Whether it be with academically
strong students or those experiencing
learning problems, I have seen technology
help all of my children rise to meet
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Interested in helping
us purchase technology items? You can email
or call the office @ 337-937-6915.
technology committee is interested
in donations for upgraded computers,
mobile labs, Promethean Boards,
Activotes (or Activexpressions) and
software for intervention and centers.
you are interested in donating money or
items and would like a copy of our
technology proposal mailed to you (or
or call the office @ 337-937-6915. We
would need your name (or your company's
name), address, phone number and a
contact email address. Any help would be
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