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50 Ways to Integrate United Streaming

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    • 1. 50 Ways to Integrate unitedstreaming Matt Monjan Discovery Educator Network
    • 2. Professional Development > Trainer’s Toolkit > Integration Ideas
    • 3. Multimedia Presentations 1
    • 4. PowerPoint and Multi-Media Presentations A few key terms Hyperlinking = linking to a website, video, document or slide that is different or outside of your current presentation Advantage – fast forward/rewind control Disadvantage – opens a different window, you leave your presentation Embedding = placing a document, video, sound, image, etc within the framework of your slide Advantage – looks pretty, you stay within your presentation Disadvantage – lose ability to fast forward and rewind
    • 5. Instructions for Hyperlinking and Embedding
      • Hyperlinking to a Video
      • Embedding a Video
      • Really Embedding a Video
      • Images + Songs
    • 6. Steps for Hyperlinking
      • Log into unitedstreaming
      • Download a video, segment, image, song, etc.
      • Type some text
      • Highlight the text “ Some Text ”
      • Go to Insert (located in your tool bar)
      • Go to bottom and select Hyperlink
      • Find the file that you downloaded and select it
      • (note it can be within the same Power Point!)
    • 7. Steps for Embedding
      • Go up to Insert
      • Go to Movies and Sounds
      • Select Movie from File
      • Navigate to the file that you downloaded
    • 8. Example of Video + Power Point
      • Working with three of your classmates, draw a map of your school – without leaving your classroom!
      • During your exploration of your school and its grounds, draw at least 10 items/areas that you find along your route
      • When you get back draw a time line of your adventure- make sure that you include significant events that you encountered along the way
    • 9. Now for something really cool Really Embedding 1. Go to your tool bar and click on the word “ View ” 2. Click on Toolbars and then Control Tool Box This will bring up a box that looks like this:
    • 10. Really Embedding Continued 3. Click on the Hammer And Wrench Icon 4. Scroll down and choose Windows Media Player This will change your cursor to a + symbol – Giving you the ability to draw a box
    • 11. Really Embedding Continued
      • 5. Draw a box and then right-click on the box and choose Properties
    • 12. Almost there…
      • 6. Click inside the blank box next to the box titled ( Custom) and then click on the three little dots
    • 13. Finding the video
      • 7. Click on the Browse button to find the video that you want to embed, then check the Stretch to fit button and then click on the OK button
    • 14. Voila!
      • You have now embedded a video with controls like fast forward, rewind, pause, etc – play your PPT to see the video
    • 15. unitedstreaming Audio – Song + Power Point The National Anthem The Star Spangled Banner
    • 16. Journaling (Writing Prompt Builder) 3
    • 17. Reading Support (Close Captioning) 4
    • 18. Why use Close Captioning in the classroom?
      • To help students who are hearing impaired
      • To help ELL students
      • To help struggling readers
      • To emphasize a grammar or vocabulary lesson
      • To use in combination with a writing exercise
      • To reinforce a concept
    • 19. Finding CC files
      • Log into unitedstreaming.com and click on the Advanced Search link
      • Scroll down and click in the box next to “Include only Closed Captioned Titles”
    • 20. Downloading a Closed Captioned Movie
      • First right-click on the blue download icon, choose “Save Target As” and then place it in a folder on your computer
      • Then repeat the process, this time right-clicking on the “CC” icon
      • Adjust the CC settings within your Windows Media Player – CC settings
    • 21. CC
      • Closed Captioning Trick
      • Font Size
        • Open the CC file in a text editing program like Wordpad or Notepad
        • Locate the line of code that indicates “font size”
        • Increase the font size from 10 to 30 (or whatever you prefer)
        • Save the CC file
    • 22. CC 10 pt 30 pt
    • 23. CC
    • 24. Today is Your Birthday (Calendar) 6
    • 25. Build Interest (Assignment Builder) 8
    • 26. Graphic Organizers (Tools like Inspiration) 10
    • 27. Embed unitedstreaming videos, sounds, songs and more in Inspiration 8
    • 28. Encyclopedia 14
    • 29. Extra Credit (Quiz Builder) 25
    • 30. Mini-Movies (iMovie, MovieMaker, etc) 34
    • 31. Learning Stations 35
    • 32. Professional Development 38
    • 33.  
    • 34. Virtual Field Trips (Google Earth and unitedstreaming) 39
    • 35. Film Festival (American Film Institute) 44
    • 36. Culture Club (Discovery Interactive Atlas) 50
    • 37. Explore your world with out leaving your classroom! Use the Atlas as an Activator
    • 38.  
    • 39.  
    • 40. Engage Your Students What will you use it for? .99
    • 41. Matt Monjan [email_address] unitedstreaming www.unitedstreaming.com Discovery Educator Network (DEN) www.discoveryeducatornetwork.com DEN Blog www.discoveryeducation.typepad.com Implementation Blog http://discoveryeducation.typepad.com/implementation