The Paperless Classroom Eric Wilson Physics Teacher Red Lion Area High School
Overview <ul><li>Identify what we do in our classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Identify what we want our students to be able to ...
Instructional Analysis <ul><li>What do we have our students do in our classrooms? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes </li></ul></...
Ways to make student  work  paperless <ul><li>Notes, Homework, Class Work, Activities  </li></ul><ul><li>Use of word proce...
Ways to make student  work  paperless <ul><li>Labs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wo...
Ways to make student  work  paperless <ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give students rubric </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Other Activities <ul><li>Online Discussion Boards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard, Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Closure ...
Preparing students for the change <ul><li>Create a “computer proficiency” assignment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet the Mac, P...
Making work available to students <ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Website </li></ul>...
Students Submitting Work <ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>digital dropbox </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moodle? </li></ul...
Grading Work <ul><li>Rubrics - use highlighting option from toolbar </li></ul>
Grading Work <ul><li>Word Processed - use comment option from “Reviewing” toolbar </li></ul>
Handing Back Work <ul><li>Send as message through Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attach graded work (file) </li></ul></u...
Summary <ul><li>Wide variety of ways to go paperless </li></ul><ul><li>Start small </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One exercise at a...
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  • Paperless Classroom

    1. 1. The Paperless Classroom Eric Wilson Physics Teacher Red Lion Area High School
    2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Identify what we do in our classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Identify what we want our students to be able to do </li></ul><ul><li>Give students the skills to be successful </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition is key </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is a great way to differentiate instruction! </li></ul><ul><li>The key is to start small - if not for yourself, then for your students! </li></ul>
    3. 3. Instructional Analysis <ul><li>What do we have our students do in our classrooms? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework / Class Work / Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tests / Quizzes </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Ways to make student work paperless <ul><li>Notes, Homework, Class Work, Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Use of word processing applications </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basic word processing skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equation Editor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Importing pictures / diagrams </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint is another option </li></ul>
    5. 5. Ways to make student work paperless <ul><li>Labs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Word, Pages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data tables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Excel, Numbers, Word, Pages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Excel, Numbers, Datastudio, Logger Pro </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures / Videos of Labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photobooth, iMovie, Moviemaker, Digital Camera, Photostory </li></ul></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Ways to make student work paperless <ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give students rubric </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use any of the above mentioned applications to differentiate the project. (Additionally: Garage Band) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tests / Quizzes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Immediate feedback, textbook “canned” quizzes or exams – often times are editable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Other Activities <ul><li>Online Discussion Boards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard, Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Closure Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs, Wiki, Podcast, Email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>reflection of understanding and knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Preparing students for the change <ul><li>Create a “computer proficiency” assignment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet the Mac, Part II </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- take pictures/videos of labs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>import graphs from data collection software (screen shot) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- make graphs and data tables in Excel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- equation editor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Garage Band, iMovie </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>** Repetition in lessons / units ** </li></ul>
    9. 9. Making work available to students <ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Website </li></ul><ul><li>Post in same format as created so students can input answers and send back </li></ul>
    10. 10. Students Submitting Work <ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>digital dropbox </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moodle? </li></ul><ul><li>Hand In Folder - set up through tech dept </li></ul><ul><li>Use iWeb to “hand in” lab write up </li></ul><ul><li>Move handed in work to folder on desktop - no need for access to Internet or school Intranet </li></ul>
    11. 11. Grading Work <ul><li>Rubrics - use highlighting option from toolbar </li></ul>
    12. 12. Grading Work <ul><li>Word Processed - use comment option from “Reviewing” toolbar </li></ul>
    13. 13. Handing Back Work <ul><li>Send as message through Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attach graded work (file) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moodle? </li></ul><ul><li>Hand Back folder - set up through tech dept </li></ul>
    14. 14. Summary <ul><li>Wide variety of ways to go paperless </li></ul><ul><li>Start small </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One exercise at a time, then reflect </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pros / Cons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does this work for you / your students? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Questions/Comments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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