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    Learning At Home With Technology Learning At Home With Technology Presentation Transcript

    • Learning at Home with Technology
      Benjamin Maynard
      &
      Scott Nichols
    • Who are we?
      Benjamin has worked at Inner Harbour since 2001 as both a teacher and librarian.
      Scott has worked for Inner Harbour since 2007; he works as a computer lab teacher.
    • Agenda
      This Presentation has Three Sections:
      Technology we use with students everyday
      • SuccessMaker and PLATO
      Tutorial aids freely available online
      Hands On
      • You get to “test drive” any of the programs we discussed tonight
    • Section 1
      Technology Students Use Everyday
    • SuccessMaker
      Almost all students begin here
      Offers a detailed assessment of a students ability levels
      We can quickly see what academic areas need to be worked on
    • PLATO
      Higher level academic content
      Focus on Algebra, Trigonometry, Chemistry, and Biology
    • Section 2
      Tutorial aids freely available online
    • Presentation Blog
      To help illustrate sites that are available we have build a blog to host links to various websites
      http://www.yviheducation.blogspot.com
      70+ websites on various topics
    • Example Websites
      Math
      Web Math
      Cool Math
      Mean and Median
      English
      Proof Reading Practice
      Essay Map
      Mighty Books
    • Example Sites (con.)
      Science
      Hubble Heritage Project
      Dinosaur
      Volcano Cam
      Social Science
      Civil War for Kids
      Atlas
      American Memory at the Library of Congress
    • Section 3
      Hands on!
    • Feel Free to use a computer and tryout some of our software
      We have demo accounts for both SuccessMaker and PLATO for you to try.
      The computer desktop has a link to the presentation blog so you can tryout some of the websites.
    • Questions?
      Feel free to contact us at
      Benjamin
      770-942-9606 x4405
      benjamin.maynard@youthvillages.org
      Scott
      770-942-9606 x4183
      scott.nichols@youthvillages.org