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Tech to Try This School Year

Tech to Try This School Year



Tools to try this year in school

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    • http://macconnell.wix.com/macconnell
    • Tech Ideas For TheNew School Year! 8/20/12
    • Animoto Glogster WordleWallWisherRemind 101
    • AnimotoAnimoto is an intuitive, versatile tool for you and your students to use this year!Example of First Day Of SchoolClassroom Project
    • AnimotoThings to remember:1. Sign up for an Animoto Educator account by clicking . Use code - a4emacc4a04802. Make sure to sign up with a different password than your school password.3. You will need to reapply every 6 months.4. Good idea for students to collect pictures before they are introduced to Animoto.5. Have students credit pictures and sources on a PPT slide to upload later (save the PPT slide as a jpg)6. If a picture won’t upload to Animoto – resave it as a JPG7. Make sure students save their movie with their name
    • Examples of GlogsterEarth Unit Posters (Presentation mode – paid account)Nonfiction Text FeaturesPythagorasBenjamin FranklinIntegers***Click here for a Glogster rubric
    • Glogster Ideas1. End of Unit review2. Biography3. Country study4. Poems5. “Wanted” poster for a historical figure6. Glog on a math topic including word problems and links7. Book poster8. Movie poster to go with your Animoto video9. Have students summarize a chapter in Science10. Interactive presentation toolGLOGSTER’S USES ARE ENDLESS!
    • Glogster
    • Wordle
    • Examples of WordleCharacter Traits Confident/Not Confident
    • Mystery Wordle
    • Math VocabularyWord Match
    • Classroom ValuesStudent of the Week
    • HOW TO USE WORDLE1. Character traits2. All About Me3. Mystery Wordle4. KWL5. Paste student stories to see “over used” words6. State Report/Character/Book/Science Topic7. Word Wall8. Student of the Week9. List what the class in comfortable with and uncomfortable with regarding a certain topic10. Guess the definition11. Paste text to find main idea for fiction and nonfiction12. Thank you notes13. Gifts for parents14. Poetry
    • Word CloudsHow to use Word Clouds1. Wordle is an easy to use site to make Word Clouds – no login needed2. First, type what you want in a Word document – Wordle has no spell check.3. The more times you type a word, the bigger the word will show up in your Wordle4. To use numbers go to LANGUAGE and uncheck NUMBERS 5. Use the ~ sign between words to keep them together (ex – Twenty~one) 6. Stay away from the Gallery – no filter
    • WallWisherA virtual corkboard that can be embedded into websites, blogs, or saved.
    • Remind 101
    • Extras…Mystery State
    • Animoto Glogster WordleWallWisherRemind 101