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One example of how to use technology to teach science vocabulary and other concepts.

One example of how to use technology to teach science vocabulary and other concepts.

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  • 1. Online Science Vocabulary TATN Presentation for TCEA - 2010
  • 2. Why Use Online Tools in the Science Classroom? How Can Creating an Online Presentation Enhance Classroom Learning?
  • 3. Enhancing Science Learning
      • Gives Students a Voice
    • They are allowed to share their thoughts and reach many people during the process.
      • Authentic Audience
    • There is a global audience outside the classroom.
      • Teaches Effective Communication Skills
    • There is accountability in getting a message across.
  • 4. Enhancing Science Learning
      • Engages Students in their Learning
    • They are more likely to work towards goals enthusiastically.
      • Offers a Window Into the Classroom
    • Offers an opportunity to hear what
    • students are studying and learning.
    Photo courtesy: Flickr - Sharon Bloom
  • 5. Getting Started What You Need to Record an Online Presentation
  • 6. Getting Started
      • Plan the presentation
    • The finished product will be much better if a procedure is chosen and followed
      • Gather equipment
    • You will need a microphone and a computer
      • Become familiar with software
    • Learn the basics of the presentation software you are using as well as VoiceThread.
  • 7. Putting It All Together
      • Gather Information for Presentation
    • Students will need to spend time gathering the information they want to use. Having a Delicious account can help.
      • Put Presentation Together
    • Using Google Documents, students can build their presentation together.
      • Edit the Presentation
    • Make sure the students know what is expected.
  • 8. Sharing With the World How To Get Your Message To Others
  • 9. Post-Production
      • Save the Presentation as Images.
    • The PowerPoint needs to be “Saved As” a JPEG file.
      • Upload to VoiceThread Website
    • Have students record an oral presentation as comments to go with their slides.
      • Share with the World
    • Copy the VoiceThread embed code and put it up on a website.
  • 10. Contact Information
      • Email: [email_address]
      • Class Blog: http://tinyurl.com/6xqej2
      • Class Wiki: http://tinyurl.com/p54dmb
      • Thank You For Participating!
  • 11. Resources
      • VoiceThread – Shared Conversations
    • http://voicethread.com/#home
      • Google Documents – Shared Presentation http://tinyurl.com/3vp7my
      • Delicious – Shared Website Bookmarks http://delicious.com/
      • Class Blogmeister – Student Blogs http://tinyurl.com/6xqej2