Gayles Substitute Teachers Nov 09

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Gayles Substitute Teachers Nov 09

  1. 1. Substitute Teachers:Top TenTechnology Resources<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />Participants will:<br />Access and use online resources to locate lesson plans and other materials helpful for substitute teachers<br />Use modules of the Instructional Management System (SchoolNet) that are accessible without logging in<br />Become familiar with modules of the IMS that will be accessible after obtaining a district user name and password<br />
  3. 3. Shared Resources<br />Use my Delicious account to access all bookmarks for this workshop<br />http://delicious.com/robbkarl/substitutes<br />The PowerPoint can be accessed at Slideshare<br />http://www.slideshare.net/<br />Search for substitute teachers<br />
  4. 4. School District of Phila.<br /># 1<br />Help Desk<br />215-400-5555<br />helpdesk@philasd.org<br />
  5. 5. Free Printable Resources<br />http://www.abcteach.com/<br />Thousands of free activities and worksheets<br />Custom worksheet generators<br />Teaching Extras – posters, certificates, flash cards, etc.<br />Subscription available, but not required<br />Activity: Browse the site or use the Search feature<br /># 2<br />
  6. 6. Internet4classrooms<br /># 3<br />http://www.internet4classrooms.com<br />Grade Level Help (K – 8) Skillbuilders<br />Links for K – 12 teachers, students, and parents<br />Online Practice Modules<br />Daily Dose of the Web (Brain Teasers, Question of the Day)<br />Challenge – What is today’s Math Question of the Day for Grades 2 through 5?<br />Links for K-12 teachers: Lesson Plans, Early Childhood, Elementary, High School, Exceptional Children<br />
  7. 7. Teachnology<br />http://www.teach-nology.com<br />Activity: Click the Lesson Plan tab. Locate a lesson plan for an appropriate subject and grade level<br />Activity: Click the Printables tab to find a classroom resource. Printables include flash cards, bulletin boards, calendars, mazes, labels, word searches, bookmarks, etc.<br />Many free resources, subscriptions also available, providing additional access<br /># 4<br />
  8. 8. LearnOutLoud<br />Registration required (free)<br />www.learnoutloud.com<br />Demonstration: Online videos <br />Click the Podcasts tab, then click the link to “Check out video podcasts…”<br />Select 2008 Presidential Debates Video Podcast<br />Click “Watch this Podcast”<br />Other Examples – Animal Planet video podcasts, Dragonfly TV from PBS Kids<br />Download (preferred) or streaming video<br />Podcasts<br />U.S. Presidents Podcast (audio)<br />Some videos are from YouTube, blocked by the district<br /># 5<br />
  9. 9. Teacher Tube<br />www.teachertube.com<br />Demonstration<br />Search for videos<br />Mark as favorites (e.g., The Underground Railroad)<br />Click My Favorite Videos under My Media<br />Post comments<br /># 6<br />
  10. 10. Educational Technology Website<br />http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/e/etg/<br />Navigation: From SDP homepage, click sitemap to locate Educational Technology<br />Related Resources on left nav bar (Daily/Monthly Links)<br />eLearning – Web-based curriculum support<br />Many other technology resources<br /># 7<br />
  11. 11. Instructional Management System (SchoolNet)<br />Demonstration: User name and password required<br />Log in from SDP homepage (www.philasd.org)<br />Teachers can access student information: address, phone, academic record, attendance, behavior, standardized test scores, benchmark scores, etc.<br />Online curriculum, online Teacher Guides for textbooks, student textbooks<br />Take a brief tour<br /># 8<br />
  12. 12. IMS(without user name and password)<br />http://phila.schoolnet.com/<br />Click Welcome Teachers and Staff<br />Click Classroom Technology Connections<br />Resources for all grade levels and curriculum areas<br />http://sdptechconnect.pbworks.com<br />http://qzabteachers.wikispaces.com/<br />http://phillytc.wikispaces.com/<br />Activity: Click SDP Teacher Wikis link, and explore some of the Teacher and School wikis available.<br />Click Welcome Students to access student texts and resources (Textbooks will soon require a password.)<br />
  13. 13. Discovery Education<br />Available through the IMS (SchoolNet)<br />Videos on Demand<br />Search by subject area or by grade level<br />Full length or video clips<br />Download or streaming video<br /># 9<br />
  14. 14. SDP Podcasts<br />A podcast is an audio file that can be accessed online, and downloaded to an iPod or mp3 player. They may also include graphics and video.<br />www.podcast.phila.k12.pa.us<br />Mostly produced by students with faculty sponsors.<br />Listen from site or through iTunes.<br />Search feature is available from individual school pages.<br />Demonstration: Play selected podcasts.<br /># 10<br />
  15. 15. Why Use Technology?<br />Engage Me<br />
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  17. 17. Educational Technology Group<br />Fran Newberg, Executive Director<br />Paula Don, Director<br />Gayle Enlow (genlow@philasd.org<br />And the rest of the department are available to provide technology support<br />
  18. 18. Additional ResourcesThinkfinity<br />http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/thinkfinity<br />http://www.thinkfinity.org/home.aspx<br />Lesson plans, homework help, book lists, and more!<br />Partners with NCTM, NCTE, International Reading Association, Smithsonian Museum, etc.<br />
  19. 19. Additional Resources<br />http://www.educational-freeware.com/<br />Provides reviews and links to resources such as:<br />http://www.starfall.com/ - comprehension and phonics<br />http://www.nasa.gov - space games for kids<br />http://www.funbrain.com/brain/MathBrain/MathBrain.html- Math arcade game<br />http://www.howstuffworks.com- explains how things work<br />
  20. 20. Additional Resources<br />Educational Origami<br />http://edorigami.wikispaces.com<br />Many resources for 21st Century skills<br />How to get started with Web 2.0 applications<br />Delicious<br />VoiceThread<br />Google Maps<br />Wikispaces<br />Mixbook<br />
  21. 21. Additional Resources<br />SEN Teacher – Resources for Special Needs Teachers (although available to anyone)<br />http://www.senteacher.org<br />Printables tab<br />Math, English, General<br />Certificate Maker, Handwriting practice sheets, Clock activities<br />Many links and downloads, including info on disabilities<br />

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