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Technology and Engagement
       Technology Tools and Tips to Engage Your Students
Monday, September 28, 2009
Who Am I?
                             Family Man

                             7th year teaching

                       ...
Today’s Agenda:
✴Rationale for using tech tools to
   engage this generation
✴Preview tools that can be used in
   the cla...
Monday, September 28, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
A Vision For Students




Monday, September 28, 2009
“With dropout rates approaching 50 percent
     in many urban school districts (Swanson,
     2008) and recent education s...
What is Web 2.0?
          “Web 2.0 describes a business model whereby
          Internet companies actually provide a ser...
Time to Collaborate!
    http://drop.io/cmstech/




Monday, September 28, 2009
Pull Some Of These
               Out Of Your Hat!
      ✴ Etherpad
      ✴ www.glogster.com/edu
      ✴ Edublogs
      ✴ ...
Pull Some Of These
               Out Of Your Hat!

     ✴ www.wallwisher.com
     ✴ www.jaycut.com
     ✴ http://www.stup...
Pull Some Of These
               Out Of Your Hat!
✴ http://classtools.net/
✴ http://www.yolink.com/yolink/
✴ http://www.x...
Classroom Timers
✴ http://e.ggtimer.com
✴ http://www.online-stopwatch.com
✴ http://classtools.net/education-games-php/time...
Other Free
                         Learning Tools
   ✴Zoho and Google Docs
   ✴http://www.diigo.com/index
   ✴www.280slid...
Online Discussion
                     Tools
     ✴                         Tiny Chat
     ✴                          Chat...
Mind Mapping Tools
          http://mind42.com/
          http://www.exploratree.org.uk/
          http://bubbl.us/
      ...
Comic and Book Creators
     ✴ http://makebeliefscomix.com/
     ✴ http://stripgenerator.com/create
     ✴ http://goanimat...
Interactive White Boards

           http://www.dabbleboard.com/main
           http://www.scriblink.com/
           http:...
Design Quizzes, Tests, Polls, Flash Cards

     http://jeopardylabs.com/build
     http://www.superteachertools.com/jeopar...
Google Lit Trips

           Real World Math

           Search Tips - Google Similar Images

                            ...
Student Email Trick
           My students don’t have email addresses, what can I do?

     Never fear as Gmail is here! S...
Monday, September 28, 2009
HELP ME!




Monday, September 28, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
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  1. 1. Technology and Engagement Technology Tools and Tips to Engage Your Students Monday, September 28, 2009
  2. 2. Who Am I? Family Man 7th year teaching TU and BSU Google Certified I love traveling, reading, coffee, Monday, September 28, 2009
  3. 3. Today’s Agenda: ✴Rationale for using tech tools to engage this generation ✴Preview tools that can be used in the classroom and collaborate on uses Monday, September 28, 2009
  4. 4. Monday, September 28, 2009
  5. 5. Monday, September 28, 2009
  6. 6. Did You Know? Monday, September 28, 2009
  7. 7. A Vision For Students Monday, September 28, 2009
  8. 8. “With dropout rates approaching 50 percent in many urban school districts (Swanson, 2008) and recent education surveys showing that students are overwhelmingly bored in school (Bridgeland, Dilulio, & Morison, 2006; Yazzie-Mintz, 2007). - Ed Leadership Mar. 09 Monday, September 28, 2009
  9. 9. What is Web 2.0? “Web 2.0 describes a business model whereby Internet companies actually provide a service rather than sell products or promote ready-made, static artifacts.” - Ed. Leadership March 2009 It is the idea of using the web as a platform for learning, creating, and sharing. Monday, September 28, 2009
  10. 10. Time to Collaborate! http://drop.io/cmstech/ Monday, September 28, 2009
  11. 11. Pull Some Of These Out Of Your Hat! ✴ Etherpad ✴ www.glogster.com/edu ✴ Edublogs ✴ Wikis ✴ http://notaland.com/ ✴ Tiny Chat ✴ Animoto ✴ Ning ✴ Wordle and Wordia ✴ Photo Story (you know this one ) ✴ http://theweekinrap.com/ ✴ http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/ Monday, September 28, 2009
  12. 12. Pull Some Of These Out Of Your Hat! ✴ www.wallwisher.com ✴ www.jaycut.com ✴ http://www.stupeflix.com ✴ http://www.readthewords.com/ ✴ www.vozme.com ✴ www.befunky.com ✴ www.picnik.com Monday, September 28, 2009
  13. 13. Pull Some Of These Out Of Your Hat! ✴ http://classtools.net/ ✴ http://www.yolink.com/yolink/ ✴ http://www.xtranormal.com/ ✴ http://www.toondoo.com/ ✴ http://www.dipity.com/ ✴ http://www.voki.com/ ✴ http://www.superteachertools.com/ ✴ http://aviary.com/tools/myna Monday, September 28, 2009
  14. 14. Classroom Timers ✴ http://e.ggtimer.com ✴ http://www.online-stopwatch.com ✴ http://classtools.net/education-games-php/timer/ ✴ http://www.timeme.com/timer-stopwatch.htm ✴ http://billychasen.com/clock/ Monday, September 28, 2009
  15. 15. Other Free Learning Tools ✴Zoho and Google Docs ✴http://www.diigo.com/index ✴www.280slides.com ✴Sliderocket ✴Prezi – Zoom Presentations ✴Dim Dim ✴http://drop.io/ ✴Create Stories from Photos at Photo Peach ✴Voice Thread ✴http://vyew.com/site/ ✴http://writeboard.com/ ✴Edmodo - private twitter for education ✴Creative Commons Search – Copyright Safe Search Monday, September 28, 2009
  16. 16. Online Discussion Tools ✴ Tiny Chat ✴ Chatzy ✴ Today’s Meet ✴ Moodle Forums ✴ Drop.io - Chat Monday, September 28, 2009
  17. 17. Mind Mapping Tools http://mind42.com/ http://www.exploratree.org.uk/ http://bubbl.us/ http://www.mindmeister.com/ http://www.lovelycharts.com/ Monday, September 28, 2009
  18. 18. Comic and Book Creators ✴ http://makebeliefscomix.com/ ✴ http://stripgenerator.com/create ✴ http://goanimate.com/ ✴ http://www.pimpampum.net/bubblr/ ✴ http://pixton.com/ ✴ http://www.piclits.com/compose_dragdrop.aspx ✴ http://www.biguniverse.com/createkidsbooks ✴ Art inspired stories - Storybird Monday, September 28, 2009
  19. 19. Interactive White Boards http://www.dabbleboard.com/main http://www.scriblink.com/ http://www.skrbl.com/ Monday, September 28, 2009
  20. 20. Design Quizzes, Tests, Polls, Flash Cards http://jeopardylabs.com/build http://www.superteachertools.com/jeopardy/index.php http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/ http://www.mystudiyo.com/ http://www.ediscio.com/ http://quizlet.com/ http://cramberry.net/ http://www.polldaddy.com/ http://brainflips.com/ Monday, September 28, 2009
  21. 21. Google Lit Trips Real World Math Search Tips - Google Similar Images Wonder Wheel Google Sites Google Earth and Maps http://www.davidrumsey.com/gmaps.html Monday, September 28, 2009
  22. 22. Student Email Trick My students don’t have email addresses, what can I do? Never fear as Gmail is here! Simply set up a Gmail account, for example james.edublogs@gmail.com and then add a + sign and a number and/or letter to the end of your email name. For example: james.edublogs+1@gmail.com, james.edublogs+2@gmail.com etc. Or: james.edublogs+johndoe@gmail.com, james.edublogs+sallanne@gmail.com etc. This way Edublogs will think that each email is a new one, and all email usernames and password will go easily to the one gmail account that you Monday, September 28, 2009
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