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Free online resources for preK-12 gifted differentiation, plus educator professional development | NAGC presentation by Kathi Kearney and Carolyn K. | Hoagies' Gifted Education Page

Free online resources for preK-12 gifted differentiation, plus educator professional development | NAGC presentation by Kathi Kearney and Carolyn K. | Hoagies' Gifted Education Page

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  • 1. The Bargain Basement: Differentiating for Free Carolyn Kottmeyer Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 2. Why online courses?
    • Great option for advanced kids
    • Ready-made curriculum
      • Content
      • Evaluations
      • Text
    • Often available free!
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 3. Administrative Issues
    • Supervision
      • Interaction
    • Location
      • Classroom, library, home?
    • Grading
    • Credit
      • School Needs Formal Plan
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 4. How do I choose?
    • Thoroughly review any course you are considering
    • Don’t be a slave to the curriculum
      • Curriculum is a tool, not an end in itself
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 5. Review…
    • Review ALL the course materials
      • Review each lesson and activity
    • Make sure course meets the student’s needs
      • Academic requirements
      • Learning style
      • Easy to use
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 6. Select a course…
    • Course materials completely free
    • Course must be substantial
      • Full semester or year’s material
    • Course must provide school course content, or substantial enrichment
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 7. How to use Online Curriculum
    • Make sure someone in the school can be available to support the child
      • Technical support
      • Content support
    • Keep child motivated
    • Keep records, if the curriculum doesn’t include record keeping
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 8. Do a trial run…
    • Some kids respond better than others to online learning
    • Have the child run a few lessons
    • Consider both your reactions and the child’s reactions to…
      • online learning in general
      • the particular curriculum
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 9. Keep records
    • Use a planner or logbook
    • Track daily progress
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 10. Engage in discussion
    • Set aside discussion time
      • Online education can be a little lonely
    • Discussion can be with…
      • Teacher
      • Mentor or older student
      • Classroom volunteer or aide
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 11. Just in case…
    • If you are dependent on an online course for complete instruction…
      • Print out some or all instructional materials
      • Download the course website
        • WebWhacker**
      • Websites occasionally change to fee-based or disappear
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 12. Professional Development
    • Gifted Education Professional Development Package
    • Our Gifted Online Conferences
    • Belin Blank Gifted Teachers Listserv
    • Davidson Institute's Educators Guild
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 13. Gifted Education Professional Development Package
    • Comprehensive 6-unit package
    • Early childhood, primary & secondary
      • Understanding Giftedness
      • Identification of Gifted Students
      • Social and Emotional Development
      • Underachievement
      • Curriculum Differentiation
      • Developing Programmes and Provisions
    • www.dest.gov.au/sectors/school_education/publications_resources/profiles/gifted_education_professional_development_package.htm
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 14. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 15. Mailing Lists
    • Belin Blank Gifted Teachers Listserv
    • www.education.uiowa.edu/belinblank/professional/
    • Davidson Institute's Educators Guild
    • www.educatorsguild.org
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 16. Where to find courses?
    • (Free) Online High School Courses & Curriculum Materials
    • Pre-reviewed collection of high school (and early college) level semester or full year courses, all free…
    • www.hoagiesgifted.org/online_hs.htm
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 17. Where to find curriculum?
    • Internet Investigations
      • Libraries of curriculum
      • Individual curriculum units
    • Collection of all age/grade level courses, all free…
    • www.hoagiesgifted.org/investigations.htm
    • Young Gifted Kids
    • www.hoagiesgifted.org/young_kids.htm
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 18. Pre-K and Elementary Options
    • Reading & Language Arts
      • Starfall
      • Navigators
      • Glencoe Literature Library (K-12)
      • Mr. Donn’s Links to Free Literature Units
    • Math
      • Comprehensive School Mathematics Program (CSMP)
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 19. Pre-K and Elementary Options
    • Science
      • Exploratorium
    • History
      • H.I.P. Pocket Change
      • Odyssey Online
    • Geology and Geography
      • U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Learning Web
    • Assorted
      • Poisson Rouge (pre-school)
      • Eduweb Adventures (K-12+)
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 20. Starfall
    • Where children have fun learning to read!
    • Fun activities help kids learn…
    • http://www.starfall.com
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 21. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 22. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 23. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 24. William & Mary Navigators
    • Literature units
    • Developed specifically for gifted students
    • cfge.wm.edu/curr_language.htm#navigators
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 25. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 26. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 27. Glencoe Literature Library
    • Literature study guides for (20-40 pages each)
      • Handouts
      • Discussion questions
      • Activities
    • www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/litlibrary
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 28. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 29. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 30. Mr. Donn’s Links to Free Literature Units
    • Mrs. Donn’s special section on Literature
    • Hundreds of titles, hundreds of links to free study resources
    • www.mrdonn.org/literature.html
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 31. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 32. Comprehensive School Mathematics Program (CSMP)
    • An exemplary K-6 math curriculum
      • Not currently funded
      • Available free
      • Flash programs for exercises becoming available…
    • ceure.buffalostate.edu/~csmp
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 33. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 34. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 35. Exploratorium
    • Explorations in science and more!
    • www.exploratorium.edu
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 36. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 37. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 38. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 39. H.I.P. Pocket Change
    • History of U.S. money
    • www.usmint.gov/kids
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 40. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 41. Odyssey Online
    • History…
      • Ancient Egypt
      • Greece
      • Rome
      • Near East
      • Ancient Americas
      • sub-Saharan Africa
    • www.carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 42. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 43. Poisson Rouge
    • Pre-school investigation
      • Numbers & Counting
      • Alphabet
      • Music
      • Interactive toys
        • Kaleidoscope
        • Woodpecker
      • Constellations of the night sky
      • No reading required!
    • www.poissonrouge.com
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 44. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 45. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 46. eduweb
    • Educational, interactive web adventures
      • Visual and Performing Arts
      • Earth & Space Science
      • Engineering & Technology
      • History
      • People & Cultures
      • And more…
    • www.eduweb.com/portfolio/portfolio.php
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 47. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 48. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 49. U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Learning Web
    • Changing World
      • Exploring Caves (grade K-3)
      • Global Change (grade 4-6)
      • Geologic Age (grade 7-12)
    • Working With Maps
      • Map Adventures (grade K-3)
      • What Do Maps Show? (grade 5-8)
      • Exploring Maps (grade 7-12)
    • Earth Hazards
      • Volcanoes (grade 4-8)
      • A Model of Three Faults (grade 7-12)
    • education.usgs.gov
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 50. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 51. Middle & High School Options
    • English / Literature
      • SCORE Literature Cyberguides
    • Assorted
      • MIT OpenCourseWare Video Courses
      • National Repository of Online Courses, Monterey Institute
      • UCBerkeley on YouTube
      • Khan Academy
    • Science
      • Forensics Illustrated: Step Under the Tape
      • DNA Interactive
    • History
      • Digital History
    • Languages
      • BBC Languages
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 52. Score Cyberguides
    • Online literature units
    • www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 53. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 54. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 55. MIT OpenCourseWare Video Courses
    • Dozens of subjects, hundreds of courses
      • 5 courses beyond AP Calculus
        • Discrete Mathematics
        • Linear Algebra
        • Math for Engineers (2)
      • Drama and Film
      • Music and Theater Arts
      • Lots more…
    • ocw.mit.edu/index.htm
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 56. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 57. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 58. Digital History
    • Resources for AP U.S. History
      • Text
      • Exhibits
      • Multimedia presentations
      • Primary documents
    • http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 59. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 60. BBC Languages
    • Exploratory & beginner language courses in a variety of languages
    • Record the video series overnight
    • MP3 downloads for phrase practice
    • www.bbc.co.uk/languages/
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 61. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 62. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 63. Monterey Institute AP courses
    • AP Courses
      • Calculus AB and BC
      • Environmental Science
      • Physics B and C
      • U.S. Government
      • U.S. History
    • www.archive.org/details/ap_courses
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 64. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 65. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 66. Forensics Illustrated: Step Under the Tape
    • Comprehensive high school Forensic Science course
      • Readings
      • Powerpoints
      • Pictures
      • Worksheets
      • Labs
      • Test Reviews
      • Tests & Keys
    • http://bsapp.com/forensics_illustrated/
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 67. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 68. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 69. DNA Interactive
    • Learn the history, function, and future of human DNA…
    • http://www.dnai.org/
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 70. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 71. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 72. iTunes U
    • Evolution of education – the campus that never sleeps
    • K-12 and higher education
    • www.apple.com/ itunes u/
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 73. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 74. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 75. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 76. YouTube
    • UCBerkeley on YouTube
      • Hundreds of classes, live on video
      • Some entire courses available
      • More added monthly…
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 77. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 78. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 79. Khan Academy
    • UCBerkeley on YouTube
      • Hundreds of classes, live on video
      • Some entire courses available
      • More added monthly…
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 80. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 81. Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 82. Online Bargain Basement
    • Internet is full of free courses, curriculum units, and resources for the classroom
    • Check out the deals in the Online Bargain Basement!
    • Questions?
    Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  • 83. The Online Bargain Basement Returns Thanks for coming down! Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer