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Workshop Aug

  1. 1. Integrating Technology By Anna Hentz
  2. 2. “ Even with the best teachers we have, most middle and high school kids say they’re bored 50-70 percent of the time.” -Students power down and turn off the lights of education, so . . . “ Give students the opportunity to use technology in school -like blogs, interactive web pages, or YouTube - and connect them to the world.” Turning Students On!
  3. 3. Web 1.0 Taking print media and posting it online in a digital format Web 2.0 Reading, writing, and sharing/collaborating Digital Natives Driving 2
  4. 4. You Tube Did You Know? - 2008 A Vision of Students Today • Great way to engage the brain • Journal responses Anything by Leelefever is awesome! WARNING! Sometimes a tube does not stream. Download it to a flash . . .
  5. 5. Wordle President Obama’s Inaugural Speech
  6. 6. Jeopardy Hundreds to choose from or create your own!
  7. 7. Quizlet Dr. Seuss Fun! • Quizlette - French for little quizzes • Started by 15 year old in 2005 • Purpose to make flashcards • 150 new users everyday • Over 35 million scores logged
  8. 8. Free Crossword/Puzzle Creators & Vocabulary Activities Creates PDF of Crossword or Word Search Free vocabulary, Test Prep (SAT), and Thematic Puzzles Absolutely love it! Online password! Live!
  9. 9. Glogster • Build collages • Import images • Create a masterpiece • Embed in wiki
  10. 10. Glogster Sharing Literature
  11. 11. Animoto -Upload images -Write captions -Select music -Finalize
  12. 12. Overview -An easy way to create digital stories with images and sound Voicethread
  13. 13. <ul><li>Hawaiian term for fast </li></ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative community </li></ul><ul><li>Edit, link, upload documents, and widgetize </li></ul><ul><li>Some say it’s “ W hat I K now I s . . .” </li></ul>What is a Wiki?
  14. 14. Benefits of a Classroom Wiki • Accountability • Approve and check level of activity • Sense of autonomy • Convenient - when you have the time • Embed pics, movies, mashups • Longing for more collaboration
  15. 15. Wiki Collaboration
  16. 16. Blogging Sharing wisdom about The Odyssey Humanities Blog
  17. 17. Diigo - Social Bookmarking <ul><ul><li>• it is a personal research and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborative research tool on one hand, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• and it’s a knowledge-sharing community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and social content site on the other </li></ul></ul>D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
  18. 18. Diigo - Social Bookmarking
  19. 19. Diigo Benefits • Can build research knowledge • Share similar interests, bookmarks, stickies, annotations • Student accounts maintain privacy • Teacher creates accounts - can limit • Stickies can replace note cards Maggie Tasi Diigo - Co-founder
  20. 20. Diigo - Social Bookmarking D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
  21. 21. Diigo - Social Bookmarking D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
  22. 22. Diigo Benefits “ We believe that Web 2.0 technologies will define and be defined by the skill requirements of the 21st century workforce. It is time to understand whether models have emerged for using these tools that are superior to traditional classroom teaching alone and what are the best approaches for the practitioner to implement them.” Bob Wolf, of The Boston Consulting Group, and a researcher on the use of internet in public education recently commented:
  23. 23. • Free Web-based application •Documents, spreadsheets, and presentations can be created, shared, edited, and imported •Stored online - published as a web page •Files accessed from any computer with an Internet connection and a full-featured Web browser •10 and simultaneously edit and share with 200 •View or collaborate Google Docs
  24. 24. Google Docs Tricks for getting around email [email_address]
  25. 25. Google Docs - Invitation
  26. 26. Google Spreadsheet
  27. 27. Google Document
  28. 28. Google Presentation
  29. 29. Google - Publish Document
  30. 30. Keep the Lights On!