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  1. 1. A Vision of K-12 Students Today
  2. 2. SAS Curriculum Pathways http://www.sascurriculumpathways.com / This resource is your online partner for teaching the core curriculum: English, history, science, mathematics, Spanish Learner-centered tools, lessons, and resources with measurable outcomes Interactive components that foster higher-order thinking skills Twenty-first century skills integrated into content
  3. 4. SAS Curriculum Pathways / <ul><li>Students can work individually, in groups, in whole class </li></ul><ul><li>Can be a homework assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Provides lesson guides offering learning objectives, assessment criteria, answer sheets, etc. </li></ul>
  4. 5. SAS Curriculum Pathways a) LOGIN URL: http://www.sascurriculumpathways.com/login b) FACULTY/STAFF USER NAME: start5note FACULTY/STAFF PASSWORD: flow9grew c) Complete the registration form, creating a personal user name and password. d) Reply to the e-mail from SAS Curriculum Pathways, verifying your e-mail address if possible. e) STUDENT USER NAME: purpleknights
  5. 6. Wordle A wordle is a graphic representation of the most frequently used words in a blog, free write, or speech. To create a wordle, go to Wordle.net , enter in the text or URL, hit submit. After creating the wordle, users are able to customize the look of it. Options range from color to size and shape.  One of the benefits of using a wordle blog is that it adds variety—allowing readers to see what you’re most passionate about in a creative way.  
  6. 7. Wordle How would you use Wordle in a lesson? <ul><li>Take an article and make a wordle out of it </li></ul><ul><li>Have students analyze what the article is about </li></ul><ul><li>Use as text analysis. </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze famous speeches </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze students’ personal narratives </li></ul><ul><li>Have students all write about the same thing, put it into wordle and see the commonality </li></ul>
  7. 8. Death by Powerpoint <ul><li>Instead of using Powerpoint consider creating a Prezi or a Digital Photo Story. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Discovery Education School ID is: 14AF-375A
  9. 10. Bubbl.us Diagrams on paper are cool, but diagrams on the internet are cooler. This is where Bubbl.us comes into play. Bubbl.us is a mind-mapping product aimed towards literally anyone who needs help organizing their thoughts as an indivdual or in a collaborative setting.
  10. 11. Podcasting There are many products that you can use for podcasting: 1. Audacity 2. Podomatic 3. GarageBand (MAC) Why use Podcasting? 1. It gives students an audience for their work 2. Students can be creative 3. Authentic Podcasting refers to recording audio of yourself about a subject then putting it online for others to download. Itunes is a form of podcasting.
  11. 12. Podomatic http://www.podomatic.com/login
  12. 13. Icyte
  13. 14. Dropbox <ul><li>www.dropbox.com </li></ul>If you can access the Internet, you can view, download, or edit all the files in your Dropbox folder. We've got it all: iPhone, Android, iPad, Blackberry. Think of a flashdrive in the cloud.