Learning At Home With TechnologyPresentation 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 email@example.com Scott 770-942-9606 x4183 firstname.lastname@example.org