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  • 1. to Engage Learners and Differentiate Instruction
    Andrew Halter
    Instructional Technology Coach
    Hampton Twp School District
    Tech Based Strategies
  • 2.
  • 3. How do you relate?
    I am the tech leery monk
    I am the tech savvy monk
    I am somewhere in between
  • 4. Student Needs—The BIG picture:
    We are "moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age."
    Schools must prepare students for a different workplace--one that values innovation, imagination, creativity, communication, and emotional intelligence.
    ~ Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind 2005
  • 5. Today’s students demand…
    "Engage me or enrage me."
    ~Mark Prensky
    Student Needs—The Reality
  • 6. i.e. the “digital natives” are restless (or resting)!
  • 7. Bag
  • 8. Technology Engages
    Content--by giving teachers and students instant, anywhere anytime access to information in practically infinite and ever growing forms.
    Process--by providing tools to vary instructional practice , engage learners, and provide opportunities for collaboration and authentic audience.
    Product --by providing tools to CREATE dynamic, authentic products t0 show understanding and explorerelevance.
  • 9.
    Click on the
    Differentiation with Tech
    on the left
  • 10. Click on the Wallwisher Activity link
    Click anywhere on the “wall” and share a successful experience you have had with students and technology.
    “I have used ____________ to ________________.”
    Your Turn…
  • 11. Formative Assessment(assessment FOR learning)
    Learning style and MI surveys
    Survey and quiz creators
    Response devices
    Chatrooms/discussion boards
    Other Web 2.0 applications
  • 12. Click on the Tech Check Survey link on the wiki and check all boxes that apply.
    Your Turn (again)
  • 13. Rate your tech savvy
    Is this in English?
    I recognize/have used a few of these
    I’ve used many of these tools
    I could be running this session
  • 14. Tech Tools for Formative Assessment
    Responders (Turning Point, Active Votes, Active Expressions)
    Survey and quiz creation tools (Google Docs, Survey Monkey)
    Chatrooms and discussion boards (Chatzy, Primary Pad, Wallwisher)
  • 15. Classroom Websites
    Discussion Platform
    Individual Web Portfolio
    Flexible Grouping
    Project Based Learning
    Ways to Wiki
  • 16.
    Wikis as a Classroom Website and Resource
  • 17.
    Individual and Class Portfolios
  • 18.
    Wikis for Collaboration
  • 19.
    Project Based Assessment
  • 20.
    Wiki-based Webquests
  • 21. Independent Reading Reflections
    Reader Response Journal
    Relevance and Connections
    Creative Voice Blogs
    KWL logs
  • 22.
    Blog Examples
  • 23. Animoto
    Photo Story
    Movie Maker
    Video Project Tools
  • 24.
    Cultural Geography Example
  • 25. More Teacher Tools
    Jing—record screencasts of lessons
    Google Docs—comment on student writing, share web-based power point type presentations
    Primarypad-Create a collaborative document in real time
    Chatzy-set up an instant chatroom
    Cover it Live—Chatroom hosting that can be embedded on a wiki and closely moderated
    Wallwisher-A visually engaging collaborative bulletin board
    Scriblink—Online, collaborative whiteboards
  • 26. Geogebra—Create and manipulate geometric objects
    Google Sketch Up—Create 3-D Drawings and objects
    Google Earth-Take students on a virtual field trip anywhere in the worldor have them create their own.
    Delicious and Diigo-Social bookmarking tools that allow you to tag, organize and share web resources. Browse my resources at:
    Open Culture—one of the most comprehensive educational media sites on the web.
    More Teacher Tools
  • 27. More Tools
    Photostory--create narrated slideshows
    Animoto--create engaging videos
    Audacity--create podcasts
    WixandWeebly--create flash-based websites
    Gliffy/Webspiration--create collaborative concept maps and graphic organizers
    Inspiration/kidspiration--Multimedia graphic organizer software
    Openzine—Create and publish online magazines and newsletters
  • 28. Jog the Web-Create an annotated tour of websites
    Quizlet–create flashcards an online quizzes
    Survey Monkey-Create quizzes, surveys and collect and analyze data
    Toon Doo—Create comics and graphic novels
    Timeglider/Dipity/Xtimeline—create a web hosted multimedia timeline.
    Glogster—Create digital posters
    More Tools
  • 29. Find one tool and run with it
    YOU don’t have to be the expert
    Share student work
    Monitor and adjust
    Share the wealth with colleagues
    Tips For Trying
  • 30. Use Google Docs or Survey Monkey to design a student interest or learning style survey
    Begin a class resource wiki--start simple and expand throughout the year
    Plan a lesson that offers a technology based assessment option (Animoto, Photostory, Glogster, Toon Doo, Wix, etc.)
    Some Suggestions…