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  • 1. Learning at Home with Technology
    Benjamin Maynard
    &
    Scott Nichols
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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
  • 5. PLATO
    Higher level academic content
    Focus on Algebra, Trigonometry, Chemistry, and Biology
  • 6. Section 2
    Tutorial aids freely available online
  • 7. 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
  • 8. Example Websites
    Math
    Web Math
    Cool Math
    Mean and Median
    English
    Proof Reading Practice
    Essay Map
    Mighty Books
  • 9. Example Sites (con.)
    Science
    Hubble Heritage Project
    Dinosaur
    Volcano Cam
    Social Science
    Civil War for Kids
    Atlas
    American Memory at the Library of Congress
  • 10. Section 3
    Hands on!
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. 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

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