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Concepcion WoW Project

  1. 1. Screencast-omatic and Jing Concepcion Alvarez Enhancing Literacy for the 21 st Century Learner
  2. 2. <ul><li>In the early to mid 90’s, computer class consisted of a “video game” type program where a frog would cross a street. </li></ul>A Shift in Time, A Shift in Literacy In recent years, students are given more in depth computer training where they can utilize their technological skills and integrate them into their content classes. This shift is an integral shaping of this centuries need for curriculum change to fit the level of knowledge these students now possess.
  3. 3. Therefore…. <ul><li>… teachers need to start integrating some of the many Web 2.0 tools available into their classroom… </li></ul>… like Screencast-omatic and Jing.
  4. 4. What is Screencast-omatic and Jing? <ul><li>It is a free website where you can capture a screen video with audio and upload it. </li></ul>Screencast-o-matic Jing <ul><li>Downloadable program where you can snap pictures of your screen </li></ul><ul><li>Capture videos of on screen action </li></ul><ul><li>It can be shared instantly over the internet through IM or Email. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How can these tools enhance Literacy? <ul><li>Have you ever had a student that was a visual learner? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This will help them achieve their best because it caters to their needs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screencast-omatics/Jings give students the ability to see everything that is going on step by step. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How is a Jing or Screencast-omatic created? <ul><li>1.In your browser, type in www.jingproject.com and download the program to your computer. </li></ul><ul><li>2.Open the program and click on the capture icon. The microphone will automatically be on if your microphone is on </li></ul><ul><li>3.Go through the steps you would like to go through in your video. </li></ul><ul><li>4. When you are done, click STOP. </li></ul>Jing Capture History More 5. Your captured video will pop up as a preview. 6. You can then upload it onto Screencast.com and email it from there.
  7. 7. How is a Jing or Screencast-omatic created? <ul><li>1. In your browser, type in http://www.screencast-o-matic.com . </li></ul><ul><li>2. On the homepage, click on “Create”. </li></ul><ul><li>3. A frame pop-up will come up and you can drag and resize the frame to customize it to fit the area you want to capture. </li></ul><ul><li>4. The microphone will automatically be turned on until you turn it off. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Click the red dot (record button) to begin recording. </li></ul>6. You could go back and cut or re-record if necessary. 7. When you are done, click done you can upload it to screencast-omatic.com.
  8. 8. How can students use these programs? <ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Break down equations gradually with other students. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Step-by-Step Historical Journey Using Google Map or Google Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital story-telling tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revisions of papers. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How can teachers use these programs? <ul><li>Because this program helps with tutorials, this is a great way to teach new technology tools that will be integrated into the classroom. Ex. Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Teach parents how to use class websites and how to access student grades online if made available by the school )(ex Engrade, Powerschool, Snapgrades) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a screen cast (where it is just a picture) of student work, and post it on a class website, or wiki (if one is created). </li></ul>
  10. 10. How can teachers use these programs? <ul><li>ELA </li></ul><ul><li>Teach students how to revise their own work. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach students how to complete WebQuests and other interactive activities. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Can teachers and students do this everyday? <ul><li>What do you think? </li></ul>
  12. 12. What do I think? <ul><li>Definitely not  </li></ul><ul><li>I personally cannot do Screen Casting everyday because it would take up too much time and I do not think it is always necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>But this is a great tool to utilize in the classroom as much as possible. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Resources <ul><li>Burell, C. (2010). Tutorial: Two Uses of Technology to Improve Literacy and Critical Thinking. Retrieved July 26, 2010 from Change.org: http://education.change.org/​blog/​view/​ tutorial_two_uses_of_technology_to_improve_literacy_and_critical_thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>Glovis South's Home Page. (2010). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from Links to Online Sites: http://bravesread.net/​medt7462/​index.html. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Screen Capture in Education. (2010). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from TechSmith: http://www.techsmith.com/​community/​education/​inspired/​screencast_intro/. </li></ul><ul><li>Jing:Add visuals to your online conversation. (2010). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from Jing: http://jingproject.com. </li></ul><ul><li>Manto, M. (2010). E-Learning on A Shoestring. Retrieved July 26, 2010 from Slideshare.net: http://www.slideshare.net/​marleman/​elearning-on-a-shoestring-4584635. </li></ul>

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