How do you relate? I am the tech leery monk I am the tech savvy monk I am somewhere in between
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
Today’s students demand… "Engage me or enrage me." ~Mark Prensky Student Needs—The Reality
i.e. the “digital natives” are restless (or resting)!
Technology Engages Content--by giving teachers and students instant, anywhere anytime access to present and consume information in practically infinite, ever expanding 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 explore relevance.
www.cffresources.wikispaces.com Click on the Differentiation with Tech link on the left
Click on the Wallwisher Activity link and share a successful experience you have had with students and technology. “I have used ____________ to ________________.” Your Turn…
Click on the Tech Check Survey link on the wiki and check all boxes that apply. Your Turn (again)
Rate your tech savvy 1-beginner 4-expert 2 3 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
http://bonaparte01.edublogs.org/ http://mrsthomsonenglish11.edublogs.org/ http://emmett1.edublogs.org/ Blog Examples
Animoto http://ruggerienglish09-10.wikispaces.com/ANIMOTO_4 http://mrsdolan.wikispaces.com/Brandon+C Photo Story http://kennelly2.wikispaces.com/ http://mrsdietz.wikispaces.com/ Movie Maker http://rakersmath.wikispaces.com/Vodcast http://www.teachertube.com/videoList.php?pg=uservideolist&user_id=512370 Digital Storytelling
http://ruggerienglish09-10.wikispaces.com/Period+4+Podcast+Page http://thomsonenglish.wikispaces.com/ Cultural Geography Example Podcasting
More Teacher Tools Jing—record screencasts of lessons (also can be done on SMART or Promethean board) http://www.teachertube.com/videoList.php?pg=uservideolist&user_id=51807 Gliffy/Webspiration--create collaborative concept maps and graphic organizers Example Inspiration/kidspiration--Multimedia graphic organizer software Example 1Example 2 Delicious and Diigo-Social bookmarking tools that allow you to tag, organize and share web resources. Browse my resources at: http://delicious.com/AHalter
More Tools Wix--create flash-based websites Scriblink—Online, collaborative whiteboards Read the Words–will instantly read back any text that can be copied and pasted. Jog the Web-Create an annotated tour of websites http://www.jogtheweb.com/run/z1O1GPxm4bCR/Web-2.0-Tools-for-Kids Quizlet–create flashcards and online quizzes
Toon Doo—Create comics and graphic novels Timeglider/Dipity/Xtimeline—create a web hosted multimedia timeline. Glogster—Create digital posters 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 world or have them create their own. Open Culture—one of the most comprehensive educational media sites on the web. More Teacher Tools
We covered: Formative Assessment Dynamic Classroom Resources with Wikis and Blogs Digital Storytelling Tools Many other web 2.0 tools along the way My Goal… to inspire you, not overwhelm you! Wheww!!!
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
Design a lesson that integrates one of the tools mentioned in today’s workshop. Begin a class resource wiki or a project wiki--start simple and expand throughout the year Plan a lesson that offers a technology based assessment option (Animoto, Photostory, Glogster, Toon Doo, Wix, Wiki design, etc.) Some Suggestions…