1. AP Summit 2014
Technology Tools to Advance
Rigor and Engagement
2. Who Are We?
David Schubert - schubertd
Instructional Technology Specialist
Jessica Titze - titzej
Technology Curriculum Specialist
Carlos Fernandez -fernandezc
3. Khan Academy
Free library of videos demonstrating concepts
across different subject areas
Gained attention for math concepts originally
Expanding to include sciences, economics, world
history, humanities, and more
Backchannel collaboration during school or at home.
 Have the students share the transcript with you to show participation.
 See what the students are talking about and where they are shifting and
losing focus within a discussion topic on content.
5. Remind 101
A safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in
touch with parents Free.
 One way communication
 Communication can be scheduled
 Great for AP Reminder Messages
8. Mentor Mob (Lesson Paths)
Content curation website where educators can
make or sift through hundreds of Learning
Students and teachers can organize and create
within Mentor Mob
9. Tube Chop
Allows you to edit YouTube Videos
 No Advertising
 Takes 1 minute to create
 Original Youtube Video:
 TubeChopped Video:
Download YouTube videos.
Clip Converter is a free online media conversion
application, which allows you to record, convert and
download nearly any audio or video URL to common
Eliminates Streaming Videos
Stop worrying about your video being blocked by the
11. Discovery Education Classrooms
Who is already using Discovery Streaming in the
How are you using it?
Build quizzes and assignments and push them to
Students access streaming library for
What does it do? Voice and text feedback for
students' assignments via Google Drive. Insert
A great way to collaborate with students
13. Google Sites (Chunking Content)
Chunking Content Differently
Have your students create a Google site as a group.
Sites can be specific to individual groups/classes.
Each group/topic completes the content on a specific section or page
on the website.
Creating content on a website helps students work with the content
another time, stimulating memory, and produces a persistent location
for other students to refer back to.
Instructions on how to create a Google Site
Where do I start? http://sites.google.com
14. Educational Gaming
Games designed for or applied to the content
area are shown to increase engagement in
Especially useful after AP or EOC exams
Example: SIM City
Government, economics, and other social studies
Discussion: other examples and ideas
15. Social Media Templates Thinking Differently
Using Social Media Templates (Facebook, Pinterest,
and Twitter, etc.) to explain or have students explain
Link to Presentation Blog and Template Resources: