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  • Technology for learning parent night

    1. 1. Technology for Learning Kathy Favazza
    2. 2. Social Media• Facebook • A Parent’s Guide to Facebook • Twitter - Joey Estes
    3. 3. TWITTER:What it Means to TweetJoey EstesMay 31, 2012
    4. 4. Twitter is a Cool Tool
    5. 5. Twitter is a Cool Tool• By joining Twitter, you can connect with people all over the world about things that interest you.
    6. 6. Twitter is a Cool Tool• By joining Twitter, you can connect with people all over the world about things that interest you.
    7. 7. Twitter is a Cool Tool• By joining Twitter, you can connect with people all over the world about things that interest you.• Imagine having literally thousands of people to bounce ideas off of, share best practices, and to give you recommendations for your next good read.
    8. 8. Twitter is a Cool Tool• By joining Twitter, you can connect with people all over the world about things that interest you.• Imagine having literally thousands of people to bounce ideas off of, share best practices, and to give you recommendations for your next good read.
    9. 9. Twitter is a Cool Tool• By joining Twitter, you can connect with people all over the world about things that interest you.• Imagine having literally thousands of people to bounce ideas off of, share best practices, and to give you recommendations for your next good read.• All information is shared via 140 characters or less.
    10. 10. Time to Join!
    11. 11. Time to Join!• Once you have decided that Twitter is something you would like to explore, go to the website and sign up for an account. It’s free!
    12. 12. Time to Join!• Once you have decided that Twitter is something you would like to explore, go to the website and sign up for an account. It’s free!
    13. 13. Following
    14. 14. Following• Once you have joined, you will need to find people to follow.• This means that you find people who have the same interests as you, or people you find interesting.• Maybe you want to know what Time magazine has to say.• Or maybe your kids are interested in Justin Bieber.
    15. 15. Following• Once you have joined, you will need to find people to follow.• This means that you find people who have the same interests as you, or people you find interesting.• Maybe you want to know what Time magazine has to say.• Or maybe your kids are interested in Justin Bieber.
    16. 16. Now it’s time to interact.
    17. 17. Now it’s time to interact.• Anytime you see the @ sign in front of a name, it is like someone is talking to or about that person directly.
    18. 18. Now it’s time to interact.• Anytime you see the @ sign in front of a name, it is like someone is talking to or about that person directly.
    19. 19. Links
    20. 20. Links• You will often see a link that is a small jumble of letters and numbers. This is a smaller link taking the place of a super long link.
    21. 21. Links• You will often see a link that is a small jumble of letters and numbers. This is a smaller link taking the place of a super long link.
    22. 22. Links• You will often see a link that is a small jumble of letters and numbers. This is a smaller link taking the place of a super long link.
    23. 23. Links• You will often see a link that is a small jumble of letters and numbers. This is a smaller link taking the place of a super long link.
    24. 24. Links• You will often see a link that is a small jumble of letters and numbers. This is a smaller link taking the place of a super long link.
    25. 25. Links• You will often see a link that is a small jumble of letters and numbers. This is a smaller link taking the place of a super long link.
    26. 26. Links• You will often see a link that is a small jumble of letters and numbers. This is a smaller link taking the place of a super long link.
    27. 27. Links• You will often see a link that is a small jumble of letters and numbers. This is a smaller link taking the place of a super long link.• The real link looks like this: http://www.boston.com/community/ groups.html?slPage=showBlogPost&slGroupKey=0cf59848- a680-4169-abad- ba4fa2c99f46&slBlogKey=Blog:c55b1ea4-61d4-4827-90ab-574b 44d3b002@D|9;36|CommGroup0cf59848-a680-4169-abad- ba4fa2c99f46| &slBlogPostKey=Blog:c55b1ea4-61d4-4827-90ab-574b44d3b002 @D|9;36|CommGroup0cf59848-a680-4169-abad-ba4fa2c99f46|
    28. 28. Hashtags
    29. 29. Hashtags• Using a # is an easy way to follow a conversation on a particular subject.• #edchat #edtech
    30. 30. Hashtags• Using a # is an easy way to follow a conversation on a particular subject.• #edchat #edtech
    31. 31. Hashtags• Using a # is an easy way to follow a conversation on a particular subject.• #edchat #edtech• Every day there are new and different #’s the pop up.• #Idollivedavid• #MothersDay• #Parenting
    32. 32. Questions?
    33. 33. Math for Your Child• Nancy Coughlin’s wiki • elementary mathematics• Stephanie Jacobson’s wiki • 6th grade mathematics• Calculation Nation • Created by NCTM for students• Johnnie’s Math Page • HUGE collection of math games
    34. 34. Math for You & Your Child • Figure This • Created by NCTM for families • mathsmaster • math video tutorials • Brightstorm • math video tutorials - middle & high • khanacademy • all levels
    35. 35. Literacy rea• Reading is Fundamental • great games• readwritethink • student interactives • parent resources
    36. 36. All subjects• Tuccola • lots of preschool and early elementary games • some to play together• ABCYa • Terrific FREE games • by subject and grade
    37. 37. Tech Savvy Parents• TeachParentsTech • basic computer and web browsing tips• Computer Viruses• Choosing a Strong Password• Google Family Safety Center
    38. 38. Resources• whyzz • answer the age old question “why?”• smartbean • online magazine for parents • online resources • general parenting information• Discovery k - free parent resources• PBSkids• Cybraryman
    39. 39. iPad• ipads in the classroom - Kathy Schrock• Moms with apps blog• Smart Apps for Kids• top 10 toddler apps
    40. 40. iPad• Assistive Technology• math• books• games for learning

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