• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Rapid Fire Ideas
 

Rapid Fire Ideas

on

  • 3,666 views

testing slideshare...

testing slideshare...

Statistics

Views

Total Views
3,666
Views on SlideShare
3,660
Embed Views
6

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
26
Comments
0

2 Embeds 6

http://www.slideshare.net 5
http://192.168.10.100 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Rapid Fire Ideas Rapid Fire Ideas Presentation Transcript

  • RAPID FIRE IDEAS! Authentic Lessons to Make Kids Think Using What You Have Right Now! Dr. Mary Ann Bell Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX
  • RATIONALE
    • Mindtool concept:
      • Jonassen, Computers as Mindtools for Schools
      • Technology is not an end in itself
      • use to make kids think!
    • Use available applications
  • WORD PROCESSING IDEAS
    • Great for reluctant teachers
    • Teachers feel most confident
  • Creative Writing
    • Cinquain writing
    • Journaling
    • Newsletters/Newspapers
    • Brochures
  • XX Quiz or Cloze Lesson
    • In Word-
      • type some text
      • where an answer is to be supplied, type X’s.
    • Person interacting with document should:
      • double click on X’s
      • type to replace.
    • No need to erase anything…
  • CONCEPT MAPPING…
    • Inspiration, a great application…BUT…
      • Not in all schools
      • If at school, not available for home use
    • Substitute the diagram tool in-
      • Word
      • Excel
      • PowerPoint
      • Use the Drawing Toolbar .
  • MAKE UP MENUS
    • Dinosaurs (Described in Lesson Planet)
    • Spanish
    • Book Characters
    • Famous People
  • FUN WITH DINOSAURS
    • Examples of creative sites:
      • Dino Park USA
      • Dinosaurs
  • DON’T FORGET EXCEL!
    • Use to:
      • organize information
      • computations
      • charts/graphs
    • Underused application
      • many teachers need support
  • Excel Tutorials
    • Graphing with Excel
    • Excellent tutorials by Bernie Poole
  • EXCEL IDEAS
    • Mary Ann Bell’s Tips
      • MS Office Tips
      • Excel Tips
      • MS Office/Paint Tips
  • Grading Book Characters
    • Students give book/story characters report card grades…
    • Use qualities like:
      • Kindness
      • Loyalty
      • Trustworthiness
      • Intelligence…
    • Students write justifications for the grades.
    • Chart on Excel
    What is MY grade? What is My Grade?
  • USE EXCEL FOR TIMELINES
  • MORE EXCEL TIPS PAGES
    • Tammy’s Tips
    • Spreadsheets in Math Class
    • ABC List of Things to Graph
    • Excel-Lent Ideas
    • PBS Mathline
    • Carol Hurst’s Ideas!
  • PREMADE MATH ACTIVITES …AND SO COOL! National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
  •  POWERPOINT POWER…  POWERPOINT POISON!!!
  • POWERPOINTLESSNESS…
    • How NOT to use PowerPoint
      • http://www.norvig.com/Gettysburg/
    • An excellent article on the topic:
      • http://www.fno.org/sept00/powerpoints.html
  • POWERPOINT
    • Create Games such as Jeopardy. At the same time, there are plenty of templates that honor copyright: http://www.netxv.net/esc/technology/InstructionalTechnology/templates/powerpoint.htm
    • Have them make up short PowerPoints to play “Guess the Number.” If you need, there are Internet sites with number guessing games for ideas, such as http:// www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html
    • Presenting reports, group projects, etc.
    • Cumulative projects…start a PowerPoint on a given concept at the first of a school year. Each time you build on that concept, go back and add another slide.
  • POWERPOINT LESSON LINKS
    • Great PowerPoint Tips—Bit Better
    • A Good idea : Uncover a Picture with ppt
  • SUBLIMINAL MESSAGES ARE FUN
    • Here is how do do this: http://www.bitbetter.com/powertips.htm#SubliminalMessages
    THIS PRESENTATION IS GREAT!!!
  • GREAT GENERAL LESSON IDEA SITES!!!
  • HERE IS A GREAT SITE!! CRAYONS FOR TEACHERS Great ideas are offered for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Used as Mindtools
  • Technospud!
    • Great ideas and online activities, such as this year’s O.R.E.O. project to teach language arts, math, history, science and technology skills.
    • Most projects involve food…
    • http:// www.technospudprojects.com
    • http://www.technospudprojects.com/Projects/or2005/instructions.htm
  • Teachers.net
    • A popular site with great lesson ideas .
    • Instructions and ideas for flip books
  • More General Sites
    • Teacherfiles
    • Math Forum
    • ABC Teach
    • Lessonplans.com
    • Computer activities and webquests :
    • Everybody has it…
    • Kids already know it…
    • It is fun!
    USE PAINT!!
  • Create a Monster!
    • Create a Monster
    • Reinforce language arts skills by:
      • describe the monsters,
      • write monster stories, etc.
  • Again with Paint…
    • Excellent ideas at Toymaker :
    • Create original ones in Paint or other drawing program.
    • Enforce writing skills with messages, etc.
  • ARTSONIA
    • Great site for art work and self expression:
    • Linking student projects to writing and art.
      • Striking example: Drawing Together, Students Against Terrorism:
  • NO MORE CANNED CLIPART!
    • Use only original student art…
    • Excellent examples of self portraits
      • http://www.manhattanschool.org/index.php
      • http:// www.newton.mec.edu/LincolnEliot/index.htm
    • An example of school original clipart collection:
      • http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/clipartportal.html
  • MORE PAINT IDEAS…
    • Using Paint
    • Design a Logo :
  • Digital Camera Ideas
    • Digital Cameras and Pictures
    • Travels of Nancy Pearl
      • Washington D.C.
  • Wonderful Alphabet Books
    • Model the Madison Square Art Project , New York City:
    • The Alphabet
  • Grammar
    • Kids act out verbs
    • Take pictures with a digital camera
    • Let others guess words.
  • Geometry ideas
    • Photography and shapes
    • Websites
      • http://42explore.com/geomet.htm
      • http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/architecture/activity2.shtm
      • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/geometry/shapes/
      • http://www.rrcc.edu/teachered/sharon/geometry.html
  • DIGITAL PHOTOS AND TEACHING
    • Great ideas on math, writing, and science
    • Digital Photography and Geometry Ideas
  • Rapid Fire Idea Links
    • Mindtool Rationale
      • http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/vault/A5277.cfm
    • Creative Writing
      • Cinquain :
        • http://www.abcteach.com/Writing/cinquain.htm
      • Concept Mapping:
        • http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/torganiz.htm
      • Make up Menus:
        • http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/4.html
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
    • Excel Ideas andTutorials
      • LabWrite, North Carolina State University
        • http://www.ncsu.edu/labwrite/res/gt/gt-menu.html
      • Bernie Poole tutorials:
        • http://www.pitt.edu/~poole/
      • Excel Timeline activity
        • http://www.microsoft.com/education/CreateTimeline.msp
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
      • Tammy’s Tips
        • http://www.essdack.org/tips/page1.htm
      • Spreadsheets in Math Class
        • http://www.math.byu.edu/~lfrancis/readings302/Spreadsheets.html
      • ABC List of Things to Graph
        • http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/kadkins/graphing_abc.htm
      • Excel-Lent Ideas
        • http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/kadkins/zillions.htm
      • PBS Mathline
        • http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/technology/activity1.shtm
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
      • Carol Hurst’s Ideas!
        • http:// www.carolhurst.com/subjects/math/datagather.html
    • Powerpoint Ideas
      • Gettysburg Address
        • http:// www.norvig.com /Gettysburg/
      • Jamie McKenzie Article
        • http://www.fno.org/sept00/powerpoints.html
      • Jeopardy
        • http://www.netxv.net/esc/technology/InstructionalTechnology/templates/powerpoint.htm
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
      • Number Guessing Game Ideas
        • http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html
      • Bit Better Ppt tips
        • http://www.bitbetter.com/powertips.htm#different%20backgrounds
      • Uncover Picture and other ideas
        • http://wwwlow.bham.wednet.edu/schoolkit.htm
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
    • Great General Lesson Sites
      • ABC Teach
        • http:// www.abcteach.com /
      • Crayons 4 Teachers
        • http://www.crayons4teachers.org/default.asp
      • Technospud
        • http://www.technospudprojects.com
      • Math Forum
        • http:// mathforum.org /library
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
      • LessonPlans.com
        • http://www.lessonplanspage.com/index.html
      • Fun Brain
        • http://www.funbrain.com/
      • Kathy Schrock OF COURSE!!!
        • http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
    • Ideas Using Paint
      • Artsonia
        • http:// www.artsonia.com
      • Monster Exchange
        • http://www.monsterexchange.org
      • Schools with Original Clip Art
        • http://www.manhattanschool.org/index.php
        • http:// www.newton.mec.edu/LincolnEliot/index.htm
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
      • Royalty Free Student Clip Art
        • http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/clipartportal.html
      • Dr. Bell’s Paint Tips
        • http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/tceawebpages/documents/paintideas.html
        • http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/TCEA04/painttips.html
      • PBS Design a Logo
        • http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/designandmath/activity2.shtm
    • Digital Cameras and Pictures
      • http://www.lesd.k12.az.us/RSF/media/digital.htm
      • http:// www.mansfieldisd.org/wbrown/digitalcameras /
    • Travels of Nancy Pearl
      • http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/nancytravels.html
      • http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/nancynydcx_files/frame.htm
    Rapid Fire Links, con’t
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
    • Madison Square Art Project, New York City:
      • http://www.smilinggoat.com/Madison1.html
    • The Alphabet Gallery:
      • http:// www.pbase.com/abbarich/the_alphabet
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
    • Kodak—Kids Act Out Verbs
      • http://www.kodak.com/global/en/consumer/education/lessonPlans/lessonPlan048.shtml
    • Photography and Shapes
      • http://42explore.com/geomet.htm
      • http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/architecture/activity2.shtm
      • http:// www.enchantedlearning.com /math/geometry/shapes/
      • http:// www.rrcc.edu/teachered/sharon/geometry.html
  • Rapid Fire Links, con’t
      • Drs. Cavanaugh Digital Camera in Education http:// drscavanaugh.org/digitalcamera /
      • Digital Photography and Geometry Ideas from PBS: http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/architecture/activity2.shtm
  • Contact Dr. Bell Assistant Professor Library Science Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX
    • [email_address]
    • http://www.shsu.edu/~lis_mah/