Edfn 302 Tech Tool Jenny Martinez

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A short explanation of the Livescribe Pen and its uses within a classroom setting.

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Edfn 302 Tech Tool Jenny Martinez

  1. 1. Livescribe Pen Jenny Martinez EDFN 302 March 28, 2010
  2. 2. What is Livescribe? <ul><li>Computer in a portable pen </li></ul><ul><li>2GB or 4GB of memory </li></ul><ul><li>Captures your handwriting </li></ul><ul><li>Records voice and has playback from pen or on computer </li></ul><ul><li>Dual purpose headphones can also be used as microphones during recording </li></ul>March 28, 2010 Jenny Martinez EDFN 302
  3. 3. Extras? <ul><li>Starter Kit w/Pen </li></ul><ul><li>Over 30 applications available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Travel Phrases, Education, Games </li></ul></ul><ul><li>200-sheet lined notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Pocket-sized flip notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>USB AC Wall Adapter </li></ul><ul><li>Can use notebooks for other subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Upload pages w/audio to your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Upload your pages to Livescribe.com community pages </li></ul><ul><li>Once on Livescribe.com your pages can be shared </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email, Facebook, Embed </li></ul></ul>March 28, 2010 Jenny Martinez EDFN 302
  4. 4. In the Classroom <ul><li>Reading Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Art Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Talking Word Walls </li></ul><ul><li>Substitute Teacher Lesson Plan </li></ul>March 28, 2010 Jenny Martinez EDFN 302
  5. 5. Rigby Reads fluency test printed on Livescribe notebook paper. <ul><li>You can record the student as they read and allow them to listen to themselves on the playback. </li></ul>March 28, 2010 Jenny Martinez EDFN 302
  6. 6. Enhance Group Lessons <ul><li>http://www.livescribe.com/media/mp4/education/Livescribe_Education_Collaborative_Rainforest_Oral_Project.mp4 </li></ul>March 28, 2010 Jenny Martinez EDFN 302
  7. 7. The Good and The Bad <ul><li>GOOD </li></ul><ul><li>Very Portable, compact size </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use out of the box </li></ul><ul><li>Can enhance learning with replay of lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Uses for students and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Paper available in variety of sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Can print dot paper from your laser jet printer </li></ul><ul><li>BAD </li></ul><ul><li>Must use specialized dot paper </li></ul><ul><li>Cost ($149 - $199) can be prohibitive for every student to have one </li></ul><ul><li>Small ink refills </li></ul><ul><li>Treat it like a computer, don’t crush it, drop it, overheat it </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to be charged </li></ul><ul><li>Not very many applications currently available </li></ul>March 28, 2010 Jenny Martinez EDFN 302
  8. 8. References <ul><li>Livescribe (2010), Education, Retrieved March 2010, from http://www.livescribe.com/education/learning.html </li></ul>March 28, 2010 Jenny Martinez EDFN 302

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