I am the tech leery monk I am the tech savvy monk I am somewhere in between How do you relate?
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 Educational software designer/author Student Needs—The Reality
i.e. the “digital natives” are restless (or resting)!
Formative Assessment Dynamic Classroom Resources with Wikis and Blogs Digital Storytelling Tools Many other web 2.0 tools along the way We will cover:
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.
Click on the TASK #1 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)
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/ Duck Project Movie Maker http://rakersmath.wikispaces.com/Vodcast http://www.teachertube.com/videoList.php?pg=uservideolist&user_id=512370 Power Point Se Vende project Digital Storytelling
http://ruggerienglish09-10.wikispaces.com/Period+4+Podcast+Page http://thomsonenglish.wikispaces.com/ Cultural Geography Example Podcasting
CONTENT-Audio and video support , presentation tools, class web resources, web based games, simulations and interactives, etc. PROCESS –Formative assessment tools, flexible grouping and collaboration, discussion boards, webquests, etc. PRODUCT – alternative assessments, project based learning, authentic audience, collaborative projects, presentation tools, etc. Differentiating with Technology
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 see example 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…