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

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