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Books Are Not Dead

  1. 1. Books are not Dead... Use Technology to Enliven Your Literacy Program Gail Lovely [email_address]
  2. 3. A Task… <ul><li>Find a partner (someone you do NOT already know) </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce yourselves </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Directions </li></ul><ul><li>Share a story you remember reading in your reading textbook when you were 7 or 8. </li></ul><ul><li>Share a story you remember reading at that same age which was NOT in your textbook. </li></ul>
  3. 4. What do you remember?
  4. 5. Reading as WORK <ul><li>Yet textbooks typically fail to provide the most basic conditions for readerly engagement. They are great vehicles for generating corporate profits, but poor ones for creating readers. They fail young readers on four dimensions of reading — authorship, form, venue, and duration. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 6. Explore some roles and tools for technologies in Reading…
  6. 7. Myths, Legends, Folktales
  7. 8. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Listen to Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Storynory </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul>
  8. 9. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 10. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Google Lit Trips </li></ul>
  10. 11. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Creation tools… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  11. 12. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Creation tools… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  12. 13. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Creation tools… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  13. 14. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Alternate Approaches </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 15. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Create cartoons online </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 16. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Re-tell the Story in another Medium </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  16. 17. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Alternate Approaches (through art) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  17. 18. Myths. Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Create a Multimedia Poster </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  18. 19. Myths, Legends, Folktales <ul><li>Be Inspired by Others </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive White Board Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Lists and Variety </li></ul>
  19. 20. Video and Image-rich Activities <ul><li>Create a docudrama </li></ul><ul><li>Create a photo essay </li></ul><ul><li>Simulate a setting or situation </li></ul><ul><li>Write a journal as a character </li></ul><ul><li>Create a news broadcast of the events </li></ul><ul><li>Make a multimedia experience </li></ul>
  20. 22. Use Technologies to Create: Entry Points Support Tools for Sharing
  21. 23. Entry Points…Authors <ul><li>Use Skype </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts - </li></ul>
  22. 24. Entry Points...Audio Books <ul><li> </li></ul>TOOL: Audacity , vocaroo
  23. 25. Audio Books to Download (by reading level and standards) <ul><li> </li></ul>
  24. 26. Entry Points… Famous People <ul><li>Storyline </li></ul>
  25. 27. Storytelling as an Entry Point <ul><li> </li></ul>
  26. 28. Book Talks and Book Trailers as Entry Points <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>60 sec Recap
  27. 29. Book Talks and Book Trailers as Entry Points <ul><li>http:// =F47F96301FF68CC9&search_query= book+trailers+for+children </li></ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul>TOOL – Photostory 3
  28. 30. Support for Readers
  29. 31. Tools to Support Readers <ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Mini Dictionary Tool </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  30. 32. Audio Support <ul><li> </li></ul>
  31. 33. Supportive Tutorials <ul><li>Into the Book </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  32. 34. Response to Books <ul><li>Technological tools to respond to books or stories… </li></ul>
  33. 35. Response to Books <ul><li>Written Response… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  34. 36. Response to Books <ul><li>Media-rich Response </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul>
  35. 37. Book “Reports” Great Motivating Examples <ul><li>’s_Bravest_Girl.html </li></ul>
  36. 38. Book Review Podcasts <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  37. 39. Tools to Use…
  38. 40. VoiceThread <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Combines image, text, voice and the world’s input </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  39. 41. Wordle <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  40. 42. Kerpoof <ul><li> </li></ul>
  41. 43. Capzles (timelines) <ul><li> </li></ul>
  42. 44. Graphic Organizers <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>And of course Inspiration and Kidspiration software… </li></ul>
  43. 45. Graphic Organizer Webspiration <ul><li> </li></ul>
  44. 46. Also for mind maps <ul><li> </li></ul>
  45. 47. Online Resources for Teachers Abound…
  46. 48. Inspiration for Teaching <ul><li>Ideas for 6 Traits Writing based on Picture Books: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  47. 49. Inspiration for Teaching <ul><li>Blogs about Books and Reading </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul>
  48. 50. Modeling <ul><li>Show students that reading can be fun, useful and engaging. </li></ul><ul><li>Read and share what you read with others! </li></ul>
  49. 51. Reading is STILL a cornerstone Books are NOT dead… don’t make reading deadly! [email_address]
  50. 52. Image Credits <ul><li>Uploaded to flickr on 4.3.09 by daniel9d used under a CC license </li></ul><ul><li>All other images are Microsoft Office images or screenshots captured using Screenhunter 5 (free version) by Wisdom software </li></ul>