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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.  
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  • 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