Technology in the classroomPresentation Transcript
Technology in the classroom Tools for Teachers and Students Denise Durante April, 2011
Video Digital Learners
Wikis Web sites developed collaboratively by a community of users, allowing any user to add and edit content. Teacher wikis http://www.pbworks.com http://edu.glogster.com/ http://www.duranteteach.pbworks.com
Teacher tools http://www.diigo.com/ Online bookmarking network. http://www.zamzar.com/ Website that lets you convert files and download videos. https://www.dropbox.com/ Drop files in an online folder and sync it with multiple computers-have to download it. http://livebinders.com/ Online source to organize and share sources with other teachers.
Teacher tools http://weblist.me/ Gather and organize content based on a theme with one URL or find content. Your weblist can then be shared. http://www.slideshare.net/ Upload your presentations or find others to view or link to your websites. http://www.watchknow.org/ Directory of thousands of videos for teachers. http://www1.teachertube.com/ Sharing resource for teachers.
Multimedia Presentation tools http://prezi.com/ Nonlinear presentation tool-like PowerPoint, but cooler. http://www.masher.com/ Use video clips, music and photos to create a projects. http://www.slide.com/ Use photos, music and backdrops to create slideshows. http://www.animoto.com/education Use photos, video, text and audio to create presentations.
Photos http://troovi.com/ Here students can upload photos from home to a URL and then they can be used by the whole class. Sites to edit, play with and create projects using photographs: http://www.befunky.com/ http://www.picnik.com/ http://lunapic.com/editor/
Podcasting Podcasting is online audio content that is delivered via an RSS feed. Free: Garageband (Mac) Sound Recorder (Windows or Mac) http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Download for recording and editing sounds. Smarttech Downloads Downloads for interactive whiteboards which includes audio and video recording functions.
Online storytelling http://www.storylineonline.net/ Online streaming videos of actors reading stories. http://storynory.com/ Free audio stories for kids. http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp Animated stories to read and/or listen to. Public Library Services-free downloads for audio books and e-books through ICONN
Extras http://www.voki.com Create your own voki to embed into your wiki. http://scratch.mit.edu/ Create projects, presentations, cartoons, video games, etc. http://www.schooltube.com/ You tube, but appropriate content for kids. http://www.freerice.com/index.php Build vocabulary while donating to the United Nations World Food Program.
Extras http://www.readwritethink.org/ Tons of ideas for teachers of reading and writing. http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/teach.jsp Scholastic offers interactive tools as well as lessons for teachers. http://smarttech.com/us/Support/Browse+Support/Download+Software Smart Tech downloads for any interactive whiteboard. Some downloads are free. If a school has a product key, teachers can use it at home.