MAKING BEST USE OF CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY TOOLS IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CLASSROOMWhat do you want tolearn today?
YE OLE AGENDA C opyr i ght & Looki ng Ahead Backchannel i ng and Bui l di ng a PLN Lear ni ng M anagem ent Syst em s O gani zat i on & C l abor at i on Tool s r ol Pr esent at i on Tool s Br eak Ti m – M d M ni ng e i orW ebsi t e Bui l di ng and Bl oggi ng Tool s Vi deo C eat i on and Scr eencast i ng Tool s r Ti m i nes, M el usi c, Vocabul ar y and C i c C eat i on om r Lunch 11:45 – 1:00M eet i ng C m C e St at e St andar ds om on or Pr i m y Sour ces & M ar appi ng Tool sQ CR odes & I nf ogr aphi cs Br eak Ti m - M d Af t er noon e i i Pad Apps
APPLICATIONS IN SOCIAL STUDIES Why an LMS? How can I apply it in Social Studies? Videos Question and reflection Feedback Quizzes Connecting and collaborating Blogging
CHECK LIST OF NEEDS IN AN LMS What are your goals? What are our students’ level of tech? What is the accessibility at school and at home? Are you flipping your classroom? What are district requirements around grading and maintaining a grade book? Will your students be blogging? How much collaboration do you want outside the classroom? Is there an app for that?
LMS USES IN SOCIAL STUDIES Blogging Video storage and viewing Flipping your classroom Collaboration and sharing Communication Assignments and Grading Project Based Learning Posting Primary Source Documents
BEGINNER TIPS AND TRICKS Start small Set guidelines for use. Send a letter to parents about what it is and how you will be using it with students. Build your library. Set Notifications the way you want to communicate.
ADVANCED TIPS AND TRICKS Communities Link your resources in your library. Giving feedback to your students. Written Audio Video
SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS AND IDEAS How might you use LiveBinders with students? How would Evernote assist you and your students with primary sources? Would LiveBinders be better? What’s your favorite tool so far?
COLLABORATION TOOLS PG. 10 Collaborative Writing and Communication Google Apps
Lessons & Activities for Collaborative Writing Peer Research, Writing and Editing Project Outlines Creative Writing Stories Collaborative Cause and Effect Writing Document Mash-ups Character Letter Exchange Global Connection Lesson Writing
COLLABORATIVE VIDEO CONFERENCINGGOOGLE+ HANGOUTS PG. 15
GLOBAL CONNECTION TOOLS PG. 17FLAT CLASSROOM - www.flatclassromproject.orgDavis, Vicki A., and Julie Lindsay. "Flat Classroom Project -Home." Flat Classroom Project - Home. Wikispaces.com, n.d.Web. 03 Aug. 2012. <http://www.flatclassroomproject.org/>.
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS PG. 18EPALS - http://www.epals.com/
ACTIVITIES AND PROJECT IDEAS FORGLOBAL CONNECTIONS Current Events Sharing Cultural Exchange Flat Classroom Projects Guest Speakers: Historians, Authors Kenneth C. Davis www.dontknowmuch.com Time Period Perspective WWI/WWII 1920’s & 30’s Cold War Social Movements How do I get started? Websites, Twitter, Conferences
PRESENTATION TOOL ACTIVITY ANDLESSON IDEAS Ideas for effective engaging presentations Tell a story Map it out Use art and literature to connect to history Report on a Historical figure or event like it is a current event Interview and present Photos, maps and charts only
BLOGGING IDEAS AND ACTIVITIESTeachers Students Create a website Write a reflection Post Homework to Students Comment on other student’s & Parents blogs Share Resources with Peer edit with comments students Have discussion groups Create a class bulletin board Share Current Events Connect with other Write newsletter stories classrooms Post your Make a class newsletter video, timeline, photo & Create a “This Day in other creations History” page Take on a blogging challenge Have a student blogging and deck out your blog. challenge – students a challenged to write, create and develop the best blog.
IDEAS AND ACTIVITIES FOR DIAGRAM TOOLS Create flow charts of history or current events Organize a project and show the steps to get there Create a family tree or genealogy and share with others Show connections of events and people Brainstorm project ideas Prewriting organization of ideas and content Connecting, comparing and identifying concepts
SHARE TIMEStand up, Hand up, Pair up and Share.
FLIPPING YOUR CLASSROOM Edutopia Blog: Should You Flip Your Classroom http://goo.gl/QFOcG Catlin Tucker – Flipped Classroom: 5 Strategies to Flip & Engage http://goo.gl/uKtbw
SCREENCASTING AND VIDEO CREATION TOOLSScreencasting Tools Video Creation Tools ScreenCast-O-Matic Animoto Screenr Common Craft GoView Qwiki CamStudio Masher Camtasia Studio Xtranormal ScreenFlow YouTube Webinaria School Tube
ACTIVITIES AND LESSONS FOR VIDEO TOOLS Flipping the Classroom Create Current Events videos Create a video about a historical event, person, concept or time period. Create Screencasts about a topic or concept. Record a How-to video Create a Travel Video Create a spoof of a historical event
AHHH, LUNCH!Please be back at 1:00pmThank you.
COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDSCCSS 6-8.RH.1. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources. 6-8.RH.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies. 9-10.RH.9. Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources. 9-10.WHST.8. Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation. 11-12.RH.9. Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources. 11-12.WHST.6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.