BY: SARAH EVANS, ERIN COCHRAN, DANIELLE MCGOVERN, JOSEPH KOTLARZ AND BETH SALADINO Technology in English and Language Arts...
Concepts <ul><ul><li>Literacy Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process Approach to Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Computer Software for English and L.A. <ul><ul><li>Electronic Devices - Educational Insights GeoSafari Phonics </li></ul><...
Technology Which Aids in Communication <ul><ul><li>Talking Word Processor - software that reads aloud </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Productivity Tools <ul><ul><li>Using Microsoft Word to have students create informational handouts to share with their cla...
Multimedia Tools <ul><ul><li>Streaming Video- ability to watch information videos instantly  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Si...
Adaptive Assistive Devices Tongue Device- Invented by engineers at Georgia Institute of Technology to help people with dis...
Trackstar <ul><ul><li>Sarah Evans- Track #323638 This track gives ideas to teachers of how to use technology in a high sch...
Rubric <ul><ul><li>Writing to Express Rubric </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.sites4teachers.com/links/redirect.p...
Appropriate Lesson Plan <ul><ul><li>Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intended for comparison of...
Following Laws <ul><ul><li>Child Safety on the Internet  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers could use software to pro...
Instructional Software for Language Arts <ul><ul><li>Joseph Kotlartz- GameGOO: Learning That Sticks- it’s for pre-kinderga...
Telecommunication <ul><ul><li>Joseph Kotlartz- Blogspot.com- Blogging website teacher can use to link their students toget...
Summary <ul><ul><li>Several lesson plans that incorporate the use of technology into English and Language Arts learning ca...
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  1. 1. BY: SARAH EVANS, ERIN COCHRAN, DANIELLE MCGOVERN, JOSEPH KOTLARZ AND BETH SALADINO Technology in English and Language Arts Instruction
  2. 2. Concepts <ul><ul><li>Literacy Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process Approach to Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivating students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language Skills Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with Diverse Learners </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Computer Software for English and L.A. <ul><ul><li>Electronic Devices - Educational Insights GeoSafari Phonics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Camera - Script writing for video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Cameras- ability to explain self taken images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scanners - ability to scan personal images to create a self project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ebooks - provide an interactive reading experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology Which Aids in Communication <ul><ul><li>Talking Word Processor - software that reads aloud </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Imagination Station - software system that provides instruction in phonics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lexia Early Reading - software to help children with dyslexia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Reading program - helps children to comprehend new words at an early age. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint presentations - allow students to present and share information </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Productivity Tools <ul><ul><li>Using Microsoft Word to have students create informational handouts to share with their classmates on a specific topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can use Microsoft Excel to organize a monthly budget for living expenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can design a classroom newsletter using Microsoft Word to inform their parents of current classroom activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Database software to have students create a log of information on students in their classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can create a performance checklist for a classroom project using Microsoft Excel </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Multimedia Tools <ul><ul><li>Streaming Video- ability to watch information videos instantly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulations- allows students to see through different eyes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive books- support language acquisition and vocabulary development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts- can be used to instruct and inform students or can be used by teachers to assess students’ language development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning games on handheld computers- students can practice their language development while playing interactive games </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Adaptive Assistive Devices Tongue Device- Invented by engineers at Georgia Institute of Technology to help people with disabilities to control a computer or wheel chair. Tongue Device
  8. 8. Trackstar <ul><ul><li>Sarah Evans- Track #323638 This track gives ideas to teachers of how to use technology in a high school classroom. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Danielle McGovern- Track #245910 This site includes different websites on how to integrate technology into the classroom. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Erin Cochran- Track #301911 This is a collection of resources that English teachers have used in their classrooms. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beth Saladino- Track #285341 Website that provides links to lesson plans for technology use. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joseph Kotlarz- Track #312826 links to English technology use in the classrooms. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Rubric <ul><ul><li>Writing to Express Rubric </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.sites4teachers.com/links/redirect.php?url=http://go.hrw.com/resources/go_ss/teacher99/rubrics/RUBRIC41.pdf </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The form is used to evaluate an expressive writing assignment. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The form is more based on the creativeness rather than structure and organization. The rubric has a few evaluation on organization and grammar but is not that specific. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The rubric is for basic expressive writing assignments </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Appropriate Lesson Plan <ul><ul><li>Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intended for comparison of two novels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For ninth graders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In depth and very specific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains objectives, materials, and step-by-step process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.lessonplanspage.com/LACompareAndContrastNovelsAboutTruth9.htm </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Following Laws <ul><ul><li>Child Safety on the Internet  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers could use software to protect children from accessing sites that could be harmful to them. Example SafeEyes software, which would allow teachers to block and monitor what children can access on the computer.  </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Instructional Software for Language Arts <ul><ul><li>Joseph Kotlartz- GameGOO: Learning That Sticks- it’s for pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade to help increase skills in Language Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Danielle McGovern- Between the Lions- Online resource to help children read, from games to stories to video clips. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Erin Cochran- Chateau Meddybemps: Fun with Letters- Helps children with letters. Helps them learn how to draw and type letters. Also learn more about letters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Saladino- Words and Pictures- Provides games and a place to write your own poetry and sentences. Categories include: Consonant Clusters, Long Vowel Sounds, and High Frequency Words. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sarah Evans- Gamco Educational Software- provides games for children to further their skills in language arts. Specifically in the areas of, making a book, reading, research, spelling, and writing. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Telecommunication <ul><ul><li>Joseph Kotlartz- Blogspot.com- Blogging website teacher can use to link their students together. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Danielle McGovern- Class wiki on wetpaint.com- Teacher can have all of her students integrated into the class wiki where teachers and students can work on projects and have discussions while outside the classroom.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Erin Cochran- Blogger.com- blogging website teachers and students can use to communicate with each other. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Saladino- Squarespace.com- allows teachers to either create a blog or website to communicate to students outside of class. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sarah Evans- Classroom2.0- Website that is strictly based on discussions. Teachers can utilize this website to get students involved in topics with each other </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Summary <ul><ul><li>Several lesson plans that incorporate the use of technology into English and Language Arts learning can be useful in the classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Various forms of technology are available to aid in comprehension and communication for students with special needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology can benefit all learners! </li></ul></ul>
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