Technology + PPCD= Presented By:Linda García & Michelle McGeheeHays CISD
Icebreaker ActivityO Please submit your responses to ourquestions on Poll Everywhere.
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Session’s ObjectivesO Provide a descriptive overview of howtechnology has been integrated into some ofour PALS/PPCD classrooms.O Give our session’s attendants some ideasthat they could implement in their classroomsusing a Mimio, Smartboard and an iPad.
Classroom SettingO Type of Class: Pre-School Program for Childrenwith Disabilities (PPCD) & Pre-School AcademicLanguage Social Skills (PALS)O Two classes: A.M. full inclusion & P.M. (half-timeinclusion)O Age group: 3 - 5 yr. olds
Technology ResourcesO A laptop, and two desktop computers: forinstruction and for students to use duringcentersO Data Projector (In-Focus)O MimioO I-PadO Flip CamO Augmentative Communication Devices(assigned to specific students)
Morning ActivityO Mimio activities:Starfall:Letter of the WeekCalendarWhat’s the Weather?O SoftwareLetter of the Day: Lakeshore
Video: Calendar time
Video: Calendar Time in BilingualPPCD
Learning CentersO 4 to 6 structured learning centers areintroduced and open each dayO At the beginning of the school year,centers begin very structured andassigned; students progress to a moreindependent level, where they makechoices and transition independently.O Students use their pictures (a small 2X2photograph) to indicate their centerchoices.
Video: Mimio as a Center
Work with Teacher CenterO During work with teacher time, studentshave an opportunity to work one-to-onewith teacher or paraprofessional, onspecific student’s IEP objectives.O The i-pad has motivating activities anddirect teach lessons that can be usedduring this time.O Other students are moving throughstructured learning centers, andindependent work time.
Video: Work with Teacher Center
Communication DevelopmentO Time is devoted to developing language withstudents’ communication devices.O Teacher spends time one to one with students;other students get time to work with the iPad orwork in a center.O Great time for the teacher to work oncommunication with certain students.O Speech Therapist also spends time working withstudents during therapy time.O Lesson Examples
Video: Speech Time
Handwriting Without TearsO Research based approach and developmentallyappropriate lessons that address different learningstylesO Curriculum focuses on readiness, pre-writing, andlanguageO Starfall alphabet activities and Letter of the DayO Can be incorporated with additional letterrecognition activities, movement, music, and motorgames.O i-Pad app: Letter Quiz
Video: HWT Activity
iPad apps: SplashtopO Splashtop is a remote desktop app available forthe iPad and iPhone (even Android version)O The app enables us to utilize the iPad as awireless slate with our students.O It has increased accessibility for students withlimited mobility or who struggle with reaching theSmartboard.O Additionally, the app has allowed access todesktop applications (i.e. Boardmaker) during tabletime activities.
Things to know about SplashtopO Price fluctuates throughout the year(Currently the iPad version is $9.99)O In order for the app to work, the iPad andthe computer its remoting into must beconnected to the same network.O The app works best when the computerit’s remoting into is connected to theinternet through an ethernet cable.https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/splashtop-2-remote-desktop/id382509315?mt=8
Video: Splashtop in Action
iPad Apps: ABC ActivitiesO Kids Finger Painting- Learn Your Letters HDO The ABC SongO A is for Apple-RobotReader-ABC’sO ABC’s and MeO Finger Trace for kids(0.99)O ABC Magic
iPad apps: Pre-K Skills ConceptsO Ready for Kindergarten FreeO Sight Words Pre-K FreeO Alphabet ! !O BT Sightwords FreeO ABC MAGIC 5 Letter Sound MatchingO Abby Sight Words Games & Flash Cards for Reading SuccessO Sight Words Flash Cards
iPad Apps: Colors & ShapesO Learn Your Numbers HDO SpeakColorsO Color Drops-Childrens Animated Draw &Paint Game HD!O A Color Learning Tool Game HDO Colors and Shapes: learn and playO Learn Colors with Zootty-SnoottyO Abby –Train- Learning Colors HD Free
iPad Apps: Cause & EffectO Touch Follow FREEO Tappie GameO Baby Finger HDO BeeperBallHD LiteO Little Toy BoxO Balloon Darts Challenge-Finger Target Practice GameO Kids Finger Touch
iPad Apps-Spanish/BilingualO ReadingSkill-EspañolO ABC MágicoO ABC Mágico 2O Todas las LetrasO DIME LiteO My First Book ofSpanish AlphabetsO CI NiñosO SimpleSort ($0.99)O Leo Spanish LiteO Learn Spanish for Kids(Bilingual Child)
iPad Apps: Content CreationO Snowball HDO Story CreatorO Doodlecast Pro($2.99)O ShowMeO BitsboardO ChoiceBoard-CreatorO Sock PuppetsO I KnowQuiz Creation AppO Book Magic
iPad Apps to use for Math/ESLO Letter SchoolO My Play HomeO Sensory Meter LiteO A Bee SeesO Math, age 3-5O Hungry FishO Math 3-4O iTouchiLearn NumbersO Count and Write ($0.99)O Magnetic Pages
Tech Tips: Mimio ToolsO To activate MimioTools, press the 2ndbutton on your Mimioor open up the MimioNotebook software andselect “MimioStudioTools” from the Toolsoption in the menu.O The tools offer manydifferent options for youbut we are focusing ononly these two.Insert screen clippingScreen Annotation
Tech Tips: Smartboard-Adding Pages to GalleryO There is a way to save pages from SMARTNotebook files into your gallery.O This makes it easier to import frequently usedpages.O To do this, locate the necessary page on thepage sorter.O After doing so, right-click on the page and thenscroll down to select “Add Page to Gallery”.O Circle Maps: Letter Activity
ResourcesO SMART Exchange websiteO Mimio Connect websiteO Boardmaker software & Boardmaker SharewebsiteO http://www.starfall.comO Handwriting without TearsO For app suggestions:- App Shopper- Mark Coppin mailing firstname.lastname@example.org- TCEA on Twitter
Contact Us:Michelle McGehee email@example.comLinda García firstname.lastname@example.org