Apps Galore: Top Tech Tools for Innovative Educators
(Personalized Learning)
ACTFL Orlando 2013

fransiracusa@gmail.com
Sk...
Top 5 Apps in my Toolkit: Necessary Apps to Keep
Workflow Moving:
Nearpod
Dropbox
Haiku Deck
Google Drive
Keynote
Photos
N...
Frances Siracusa World Languages Department Chair, Educational Technologist Country Day World School fsiracusa@countrydayl...
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  1. 1. Apps Galore: Top Tech Tools for Innovative Educators (Personalized Learning) ACTFL Orlando 2013 fransiracusa@gmail.com Skype: franlaprofesora https://twitter.com/la_Profe_S http://www.pinterest.com/fransiracusa/ http://exploramos.wikispaces.com Learning activities are centered around modes of communication. INTERPERSONAL INTERPRETIVE PRESENTATIONAL How does one integrate World Language study and 21st Century Skills? http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/Skills%20Map/p21_worldlanguagesmap.pdf The Language Classroom -- Then & Now -STUDENTS LEARNED ABOUT THE LANGUAGE (GRAMMAR) -STUDENTS LEARN TO USE -TEACHER-CENTERED CLASS -LEARNER-CENTERED WITH TEACHER AS FACILITATOR/ THE LANGUAGE COLLABORATOR -SAME INSTRUCTION FOR ALL -DIFFERENTIATING STUDENTS INSTRUCTION TO MEET INDIVIDUAL NEEDS This presentation will focus on: Creativity and Innovation (Information, Media and Technology Skills) Use of Apps in my Classroom: technology allows for the creation of new tasks, previously inconceivable, both by the teacher AND the learner How can students communicate with global peer partners? Make it dynamic! Make it authentic! Frances Siracusa World Languages Department Chair, Educational Technologist Country Day World School fsiracusa@countrydaylargo.com
  2. 2. Top 5 Apps in my Toolkit: Necessary Apps to Keep Workflow Moving: Nearpod Dropbox Haiku Deck Google Drive Keynote Photos Notability Voicethread Other Favorite Apps: iMovie Pages Skype Duolingo PuppetPals HD Book Creator Educreations Blogger Sock Puppets Nearpod -interactive multi-media presentations that can be shared in real time -“create, engage and assess” -platform diverse: iOS, Android, PC, Mac Links: http://vimeo.com/39006989 http://www.nearpod.com/how-it-works/#video48818585 http://community.nearpod.com/nearpod/topics/join_a_nearpod_webinear Haiku Deck -presentation software that is simple but beautiful -app (or web-based beta version, as of 11/21/13) Links: *Los Colores: http://www.haikudeck.com/p/CznNIMWZ7r 
http://www.haikudeck.com/p/yP5FQJZOoB/100-most-common-verbs#slide-11 
http://www.pinterest.com/haikudeck/en-espanol/ http://www.pinterest.com/haikudeck/
 
http://blog.haikudeck.com/new-powerpoint-for-education/ (Ultimate Resource Guide for Teachers) Keynote -presentation software application (Apple product) -powerful tool with dazzling effects, cool animations and beautiful themes Notability -powerful and functional note-taking app (saves as PDF to Google Drive, Dropbox) -write, illustrate, annotate, import files, take a photo, audio record, and more Voicethread -create and share dynamic conversations and presentations (create, engage and assess) -talk, type, draw, and video record your comments App: What does it do? Benefits Cost Learning Activity Ideas (What can I do?) Go Global? Frances Siracusa World Languages Department Chair, Educational Technologist Country Day World School fsiracusa@countrydaylargo.com
  3. 3. Frances Siracusa World Languages Department Chair, Educational Technologist Country Day World School fsiracusa@countrydaylargo.com

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