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  • Emerging Technology By: Danielle Davis
    • Technology is constantly changing and can be a great resource in the classroom if it is used properly. Let’s take a look a some new emerging technology tools that can be used in the classroom today!
  • Twitter
    • A free social networking and mini blog service
    • Make posts up to 140 words called tweets
    • Send and receive messages
    • Cost: Free
  • Incorporating Twitter in the Classroom
    • Direct Tweets between teacher and student
    • Tool to get to know classmates
    • Make class announcements
    • Class Discussions
    • Collaborate on projects
  • Examples
    • http://www.murray.k12.ga.us/teacher/kara%20leonard/Mini%20T's/Games/Games.htm
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OxIz_3o3O0
  • Skype
    • Software that allows users to make voice calls over the internet
    • Cost: Free
  • Incorporating Skype in the Classroom
    • Field Trips
    • After School Help
    • Guest Speakers
    • Parent Teacher Conferences
    • Bring parents into the classroom
    • Sick students
  • Examples
    • http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6515247.html
    • http://share.skype.com/sites/en/2007/04/inclusion_helping_a_classmate.html
  • Podcasts
    • Pre-recorded audio that is posted to a website for people to download and listen to
    • Cost: Free
  • Incorporating Podcasts in the Classroom
    • Reproduce lessons for absent students
    • Share information with parents
    • Student produced podcasts
  • Example
    • http://secondgrade.podomatic.com/
  • Blogs
    • An online journal that can be used privately or in this instance for a class
    • Cost: Some may cost money, but most are free
  • Incorporating Blogs in the Classroom
    • Students become engaged outside of the classroom
    • Parents can be informed
    • Post class notes
    • Post homework
    • Make announcements
    • Class Discussion
  • Examples
    • http://www.classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=1337
    • http://www.classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=1337
  • Technical Concerns
    • Computer not working
    • Internet being down
    • Internet safety