Differentiated Instruction Made Simple


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Differentiated Instruction Made Simple

  1. 1. Differentiated Instruction Made Simple with DE<br />Jennifer Dorman<br />Jennifer_Dorman@Discovery.com<br />
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  3. 3. Differentiating Content<br />
  4. 4. DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming PLUS contains LOTS more than just videos?<br />
  5. 5. Media Assets Types<br />
  6. 6. Note: Media asset numbers are current as of Oct. 9, 2009.<br />
  7. 7. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can search for DE streaming content by grade level and subject area.<br />
  8. 8. Subject/Grade Search<br />Search by Subject and/or Grade by using the filter links on the left side of the DE streaming home page.<br />
  9. 9. Subject/Grade Search<br />You can narrow your search results by drilling down to specific topics/concepts within the subject and/or by media type.<br />
  10. 10. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can search for DE streaming media content by state curriculum standards.<br />
  11. 11. Curriculum Standards Search<br />Select Curriculum Standards Search.<br />Select your State/Province, Standards Document, Subject, and Grade.<br />
  12. 12. Curriculum Standards Search<br />Click on the desired standard/benchmark to view the media resources aligned to the benchmark/standard.<br />
  13. 13. Curriculum Standards Search<br />View the media resources aligned to your selected standard/benchmark.<br />
  14. 14. View Curriculum Standards<br />You can click on the Curriculum Standards button in the search results preview to view the standards aligned to a media resource.<br />
  15. 15. View Curriculum Standards<br />You can also click on the Curriculum Standards button on the media asset page.<br />
  16. 16. View Curriculum Standards<br />
  17. 17. DID YOU KNOW?<br />The DE streaming library contains hundreds of speeches with transcripts and encyclopedia articles that can be used with creative web applications to help students identify main ideas, concepts, and themes. <br />
  18. 18. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Type a keyword or phrase<br />Select DE streaming from the Services menu<br />Select Audio from the Media menu<br />
  19. 19. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Mouse over the grid search results to read a short synopsis of the speech and view supporting materials (speech guide, speech transcript, etc.)<br />
  20. 20. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Read a short overview of the speech’s content and historical context<br />You can download the file as an MP3<br />
  21. 21. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Download the Speech Guide and Speech Transcript<br />
  22. 22. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Use the suggested media resources to build background knowledge and provide students with context.<br />
  23. 23. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />
  24. 24. Visualizing the Main Ideas<br />Paste the speech transcript into Wordle to create a highly visual word map to help students get to the main idea.<br />http://www.wordle.net/<br />
  25. 25. DE streaming Encyclopedia Articles<br />Filter your search for Encyclopedia Articles.<br />
  26. 26. DE streaming Encyclopedia Articles<br />The articles can be copy and pasted into web applications or word processors. <br />
  27. 27. Getting the Point<br />TagCrowd is similar to Wordle. The TagCrowds are embeddable into blogs, wikis, DE streaming Builders and other websites. <br />http://www.tagcrowd.com/<br />
  28. 28. Getting the Point<br />http://www.greatsummary.com/<br />
  29. 29. Getting the Point<br />http://www.greatsummary.com/<br />
  30. 30. Getting the Point with Word<br />AutoSummarize identifies the key points in a document. <br />AutoSummarize works best on well-structured documents, such as reports, articles, and scientific papers.<br />
  31. 31. Creating and Auto Summary in Word<br />Click AutoSummarize from the tools menu.<br />From the Type of Summary area, set the look of the summary.<br />Use the Percent of Original drop down menu to set how much of the original document can appear in the summary.<br />Click OK.<br />
  32. 32. AutoSummary in Word 2007<br />Click the Microsoft Office Button , and then click Word Options. <br />Click Customize.<br />In the list under Choose commands from, click All Commands.<br />Scroll through the list of commands until you see AutoSummary Tools.<br />Click AutoSummary Tools, and then click Add.<br />
  33. 33. AutoSummary in Word 2007<br />On the Quick Access Toolbar, click AutoSummary Tools, and then click AutoSummarize.<br />Select the type of summary that you want.<br />In the Percent of original box, type or select the level of detail to include in the summary. <br />Select a higher percentage of the original document to include more detail.<br />
  34. 34. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can provide Closed Captioning support for your students with DE streaming videos.<br />
  35. 35. Searching For CC Videos<br />Use Advanced Search to find Closed Captioned video files.<br />
  36. 36. Downloading a CC Video<br />You need to download both the video file AND the CC file <br />
  37. 37. Enable Media Player for CC<br />1. Play Menu &gt; Captions and Subtitles &gt; On if Available<br />2. Tools &gt; Options &gt; Security<br /> Check “Run script commands when present”<br /> Check “Show local captions when present”<br />
  38. 38. Editing a CC File<br />Open the CC file in a text editing program like Wordpad or Notepad<br />Locate the line of code that indicates “font size”<br />Increase the font size from 10 to 30 (or whatever you prefer)<br />Save the CC file<br />
  39. 39. Editing a CC File<br />30 pt<br />10 pt<br />
  40. 40. Editing a CC File<br />In addition to changing the font and text size, you can change the actual words that appear.<br />
  41. 41. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can annotate, share, discuss, and collaborate on web content with Diigo.<br />
  42. 42. Annotating with Diigo<br />Highlight in multiple colors.<br />2 kinds of Sticky notes: tied to a highlight or freely positioned & resizable as a floating note.<br />Great as a personal reminder, or interact directly on the web in threaded discussion.<br />Privacy control: private, public, or shared with a group.<br />http://www.diigo.com /<br />
  43. 43. Sharing Diigo Annotations<br />Use &quot;Annotated links&quot; to share your &quot;diigoed&quot; page with anyone! <br />The recipient can see your annotated page without needing any software installed!<br />http://www.diigo.com /<br />
  44. 44. Sharing Diigo Annotations<br />When adding sticky notes, you can make them private, public, or viewable only by members of a certain group. <br />With group sticky notes, group members can interact and discuss important points right on the web page, preserving the original context.<br /> Group Forums also available for focused topic discussion in threaded format.<br />http://www.diigo.com /<br />
  45. 45. Differentiating Process<br />
  46. 46. DID YOU KNOW?<br />Your students can access targeted DE streaming media content, assignments, quizzes, and writing prompts through the new DE Student Center?<br />
  47. 47. After logging into Discovery Education, select My Classrooms from the top banner.<br />Click on Create a Classroom to get started.<br />
  48. 48. Name your class<br />Set the start and end dates<br />
  49. 49. Select students from your school/district roster and/or add new students.<br />
  50. 50. Review your class.<br />Create duplicate classrooms if necessary (e.g. different subjects for elementary classrooms, separate classrooms for Reading and Writing in Language Arts blocks, specialized populations for integrated classes, etc.)<br />
  51. 51. Assign any media asset to entire classes or to specific students by selecting Classroom/Students, selecting a class and/or students, and setting assigned and due dates.<br />
  52. 52. Select My Builder Tools to create and assign assignments, writing prompts, quizzes, and assessments to entire classes or to specific students.<br />
  53. 53. Assignments, Quizzes, and Writing Prompts can be assigned to individual students or classes.<br />
  54. 54. Students log into Discovery Education to view assigned content, track progress on completed assignments and assessments, and access bookmarked content through My Content.<br />
  55. 55. Process for First Time Students<br />Student is asked if they are over or under 13 years old<br />Student is directed to the appropriate spot depending on the answer<br />Students.DiscoveryEducation.com<br />Students log into Discovery Education to view assigned content, track progress on completed assignments and assessments, and access bookmarked content through My Content.<br />
  56. 56. Using the Assignment Code<br />Teachers can provide students the Assignment Code if they do not have a DE user account. <br />
  57. 57. Using the Assignment Code<br />Students log into Discovery Education to view assigned content, track progress on completed assignments and assessments, and access bookmarked content through My Content.<br />Students who do not have a DE account can access Assignments, Writing Prompts, and Quizzes with the activity code. <br />
  58. 58. Account Level Discovery Education Administrators can go to their My Admin page to import students and manage student account access and configuration.<br />
  59. 59. Admins can download step-by-step instructions for formatting the data and uploading the spreadsheets.<br />
  60. 60. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can create Quizzes, Writing Prompts, and Assignments in DE streaming.<br />
  61. 61. DE streaming Builders<br />Click on My Builder Tools to access the Assignment Builder, Quiz Builder, and Writing Prompt Builder.<br />
  62. 62. Assignment Builder<br />Use Assignment Builder to create self-paced digital activities that incorporate DE streaming media, Quizzes, Writing Prompts, web links, and other online resources. <br />
  63. 63. Assignment Builder<br />
  64. 64. Quiz Builder<br />
  65. 65. Quiz Builder<br />You can differentiate your questions by adding hints, correct notes, incorrect notes, and videos for preview or review.<br />
  66. 66. Writing Prompt Builder<br />
  67. 67. Writing Prompt Builder<br />Enhance your Writing Prompts with widgets from Web 2.0 applications, such as: Voicethread, xTimeline, Go Animate, Google Maps, and more! <br />
  68. 68. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can use DE streaming and Google Earth to create your own virtual field trip.<br />
  69. 69. Discovery Education + Google Earth<br />You can build your own Google field trips and lit trips infused with powerful multimedia from DE streaming and DE MediaShare.<br />
  70. 70. Literature Trips<br />Google Lit Trips allow students to make the connection between geography and literature and help them to better visualize the plot of a story.<br />http://www.googlelittrips.org/<br />
  71. 71. Literature Trips<br />Google Lit Trip - Jerome Burg, Granada High School, Livermore, CA<br />
  72. 72. Data Visualizations in Google Earth<br />There are a lot of cool premade layers to enhance your Google Earth travels.<br />
  73. 73. Data Visualizations in Google Earth<br />
  74. 74. Data Visualizations in Google Earth<br />Overlay view with Rumsey Historical Maps<br />
  75. 75. Adding Placemarks<br />Select the location for your placemark by typing and address in the Fly To box and selecting the pushpin or Add &gt; Placemark from the menu. <br />You can add content to your placemarks that include text, hyperlinks, and media.<br />
  76. 76. Formatting Placemarks<br />Visit http://www.tizag.com/htmlT/index.php for more HTML formatting codes. <br />
  77. 77. Integrating DE Media<br />Click Share and copy the link.<br />
  78. 78. Integrating DE Media<br />You can use some minor HTML formatting to add clean hyperlinks to your placemarks. <br />Watch the video, &quot;Voices of the Dust&quot; from DE streaming &lt;br&gt;<br />&lt;a href=“http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=19C350AF-D8F1-40E0-BA71-F4B96D98788F&quot;&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt;<br />&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;<br />Citation&lt;br&gt;<br />Voices of the Dust. Aims Multimedia. 2004.<br />Discovery Education. 21 September 2009<br />&lt;http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;<br />Replace the BLUE documentation with your information. <br />
  79. 79. Integrating DE Media<br />Clicking on the hyperlink will bring viewers to the media asset page in DE streaming.<br />Note: Only DE streaming users will be able to log in and view the media.<br />
  80. 80. Embedding DE Video<br />STAR Discovery Educators and districts that subscribe to DE MediaShare can upload video, audio, and documents to publish, link to, and embed. <br />You can access DE MediaShare by going to the DEN and clicking Educator Resources. <br />
  81. 81. Embedding DE Video<br />
  82. 82. Embedding DE Video<br />
  83. 83. Embedding DE Video<br />
  84. 84. Embedding DE Video<br />
  85. 85. Embedding DE Video<br />Paste the embed code and citation into the placemark description. <br />
  86. 86. Embedding DE Video<br />The embedded video will now play within the placemark.<br />
  87. 87. Embedding Web Widgets<br />Copy the embed code from the Web 2.0 publication you want to embed.<br />VoiceThread<br />Glogster<br />SlideShare<br />
  88. 88. Embedding Web Widgets<br />Paste the embed code into your placemark description.<br />
  89. 89. Adding Images<br />
  90. 90. Adding Images<br />
  91. 91. Adding Images<br />Click Add &gt; Photo<br />Paste the Image URL<br />
  92. 92. Adding Images<br />
  93. 93. Differentiating Product<br />
  94. 94. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You and your students can use DE streamingimages to create original digital stories and documentaries.<br />
  95. 95. Digital Stories with Photostory<br />Microsoft Photostory<br />Download images from streaming to import into Photostory<br />Download audio from streaming to import into Photostory<br />Add voiceover narration, text, transitions, and special effects<br />Export as a WMV movie file<br />http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/PhotoStory/default.mspx<br />
  96. 96. Digital Stories with Photostory<br />After importing and arranging your images you can add titles, special effects, and transitions.<br />
  97. 97. Digital Stories with Photostory<br />Import an audio file for background music or sound effects.<br />
  98. 98. Digital Stories with Photostory<br />Record narration for each image.<br />
  99. 99. Digital Documentaries with Movie Maker<br />DE streaming audio, songs, images, and video can be used as the raw material for student-created digital documentaries.<br />
  100. 100. Finding Editable Video<br />When searching for video content, select Editable under Narrow My Results to filter your results for Editable content to use in your digital stories.<br />
  101. 101. Downloading Video from DE streaming<br />Set your Download Type to Media Player.<br />Click or right-click the Download icon.<br />
  102. 102. Downloading Video from DE streaming<br />Don’t forget to copy the citation information. You can right-click on the downloaded video and select Properties (PC) / Get Info (Mac) to paste the citation information. <br />
  103. 103. Importing DE streaming Video<br />Open Windows Movie Maker<br />From the task bar on the left, choose “Import Video”<br />
  104. 104. Creating Your Documentary<br />Storyboard view is great for organizing your media assets.<br />
  105. 105. Creating Your Documentary<br />Timeline view is great for layering audio, text, transitions, and special effects.<br />
  106. 106. Adding Original Narration<br />On the Audio track line, choose a section of audio that you want to mute and right-click on that section<br />Choose “Mute”<br />Click on the microphone icon to record your narration<br />Record your narration and save the file in your content folder on your computer<br />
  107. 107. Finish Your Documentary<br />Choose “save to my computer”<br />
  108. 108. Documentaries on a Mac<br />iMovie (Mac) <br />http://www.apple.com/findouthow/movies/<br />http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials/<br />
  109. 109. DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming media can be incorporated into interactive Web 2.0 applications to allow students to express their learning through different modalities.<br />
  110. 110. DE streaming + Glogster <br />You can include DE streaming images, audio, songs, Encyclopedia articles, videos *, writing prompts, quizzes, and assignments into the Glogs you create through edu.glogster.com.<br />* Can only be uploaded to private Glogs <br />http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/Glogster<br />
  111. 111. DE streaming + Glogster <br />Teachers can use Glogster to create interactive instructional resources for students.<br />Students can use Glogster as a learning artifact that can be used to teach others. <br />http://pblgroupone.wikispaces.com/Culminating+Multi-Media+Product<br />
  112. 112. Go Animate! <br />Upload DE streaming images and audio to Go Animate to create fun instructional comics.<br />http://goanimate.com/<br />
  113. 113. Go Animate! <br />
  114. 114. DE streaming + Voicethread<br />http://voicethread.com/about/k12/<br />
  115. 115. DE streaming + Voicethread<br />You can upload images, audio, video, documents, and presentations to Voicethread.<br />http://voicethread.com/share/621586/<br />
  116. 116. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />http://xtimeline.com/<br />
  117. 117. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />Timeline events can include text, images, video, and hyperlinks. <br />They also have a space for citations.<br />
  118. 118. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />
  119. 119. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />Events can include embeddable code, uploaded media, descriptions, and source citation. <br />
  120. 120. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />Timeline events can be uploaded as a CSV file or can be automatically updated through an RSS feed.<br />
  121. 121. Podcasting<br />Windows<br />Audacity (free download)<br />http://audacity.sourceforge.net/<br />Apple<br />GarageBand (part of the iLife suite)<br />http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials/#garageband<br />
  122. 122. Podcasting<br />http://www.gcast.com/<br />
  123. 123. Podcasting<br />http://www.podbean.com<br />http://gabcast.com<br />http://www.yodio.com<br />
  124. 124. Visit dencommunity.com to connect to inspiring educators from around the world! <br />Jennifer Dorman<br />Jennifer_Dorman@Discovery.com<br />