Technology Standards Technology Application TEKS Elementary K-2, 3-5 Middle School 6-8 Technology Application courses – high school International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for students, teachers, and administrators Technology Applications for All Beginning Teachers (SBEC 2002) STaR Chart – (School Technology and Readiness Chart)
Technology Applications Standards for All Beginning Educators (SBEC) I. All teachers use technology-related terms, concepts, data input strategies, and ethical practices to make informed decisions about current technologies and their applications.
Using the Technology Application TEKS, list 10 technology-related terms.
What ethical practices should be modeled at your grade/subject level?
Technology Applications Standards for All Beginning Educators II. All teachers identify task requirements, apply search strategies, and use current technology to efficiently acquire, analyze, and evaluate a variety of electronic information.
Technology Applications Standards for All Beginning Educators III. All teachers use task-appropriate tools to synthesize knowledge, create and modify solutions, and evaluate results in a way that supports the work of individuals and groups in problem-solving situations.
How can you help your students use task-appropriate tools?
Technology Applications Standards for All Beginning Educators IV. All teachers communicate information in different formats and for diverse audiences.
What are some ways you can communicate with your students, parents, and community members digitally?
Technology Applications Standards for All Beginning Educators V. All teachers know how to plan, organize, deliver, and evaluate instruction for all students that incorporates the effective use of current technology for teaching and integrating the Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) into the curriculum.
How do you plan to integrate technology into your grade/subject area?
21st Century Classroom http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxYhLDHC1VM
Technology in the classroom? What type of technology can you imagine in your classroom? What technology tools mentioned are you familiar with?
Web 2.0 Tools that help communicate and collaborate Collaborate PBWorks Edmodo Wallwisher / Linoit Diigo/Delicious Google Docs / PrimaryPad Mindomo Communication Weebly Shutterfly VoiceThread PhotoPeach Slideshare
PBWorks Class Resources - Publish class notes, PowerPoint lectures, schedules and policies; show off examples of great student work. Group Projects - Build collaborative pages, start discussions and encourage comments. Parent Outreach - Keep parents involved. Post assignments, key dates and volunteer lists. All available at home, from work, or anywhere. Student Portfolios - Give students their own page to post content, upload homework, and share their work.
Edmodo Edmodo provides teachers and students with a secure and easy way to post classroom materials, share links and videos, and access homework, grades and school notices.
Wallwisher http://www.wallwisher.com/ What is wallwisher? Wallwisher is an Internet application that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily.What is a wall? A wall is basically the 'web page' where people actually post messages.
Linohttp://en.linoit.com/ Lino is an online web sticky note service that can be used to post memos, to-do lists, ideas, and photos anywhere on an online web canvas.
Social Bookmarking a social bookmarking website which allows signed-up users to bookmark and tag web-pages http://www.diigo.com/ http://www.delicious.com/
Weebly http://education.weebly.com What can I do with Weebly? Easily create a classroom website & blog Manage your students' accounts Accept homework assignments online Keep your parents up to date
Shutterfly Notices and comments posted on the site are automatically sent to parents (including handouts, newsletters and homework assignments). Calendars help recruit and manage parent volunteers. Wish lists allow teachers request classroom needs. Pictures capture all the memories of classroom activities and field trips in one place. http://www.shutterfly.com/share-photos/classroom-websites.jsp
Slideshare http://www.slideshare.com/ Upload and share your PowerPoint & Keynote presentations, Word & PDF documents and professional videos on SlideShare. Add audio to make a webinar.
Glogster http://edu.glogster.com A web 2.0 platform that easily allows users to upload photos, videos, text, audio and more to create a unique online, interactive poster.
Big Huge Labshttp://bighugelabs.com/education.php Do fun stuff with your digital photos. Create and print personalized motivational posters, calendars, movie posters, magazine covers, badges, mosaics, etc.
Kerpoofhttp://www.kerpoof.com/ Kerpoof's multimedia software is used by kids worldwide to create original artwork, animated movies, stories, greeting cards and more. Elementary and middle school teachers can use Kerpoof in many ways to enhance classroom activities while meeting a range of educational standards.
Animotohttp://animoto.com/education Enhance your digital classroom with Animoto, the perfect tool for creating videos and presentations. It takes just minutes to create a video which can bring your lessons to life. Educators apply for a free Animoto Plus account
Capzleshttp://www.capzles.com/ Capzles is a relatively new free site that lets you create entertaining social photo story lines very easily.
Storybirdhttp://storybird.com/ Storybird is a service that uses collaborative storytelling to connect kids. Two (or more) people create a Storybird in a round robin fashion by writing their own text and inserting pictures. They then have the option of sharing their Storybird on the network. The final product can be watched on screen or shared through a worldwide library.
Evaluating Technology Projects A rubric is an assessment tool that provides the criteria for evaluating a piece of student work. Specific levels of performance are listed along with a rating system such as need improvement, acceptable, or excellent. Rubrics can be used by both students and teachers. Rubistar Sample Rubric
What is your plan of action? So know that you have seen a variety of web tools… How do you plan to integrate technology into your grade/subject area? Take a few moments to talk at your table. Share how you could use 3 of these Web 2.0 tools in your classroom.
Assessment http://bit.ly/projectpacetech Please complete this assessment by Tuesday, June 14th.