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Math with an iPad? Maybe an App with flashcards or a fun game? Otherwise, it is a lost cause! Well – actually it’s the best assessment tool I’ve found so far! Yes, math is usually black and white in terms of one answer; but how a student got their in their thinking and processes is not always the same! No matter what subject; yes even music, art, pe… Explain Everything can be used as a tool for students to present their finds, display information, and thoroughly explain to show comprehension of material.
Lumen Christi iPad Presentation
Lumen Christi CatholicSchool
iPads in theClassroom:“Creating andPublishing” toImprove StudentLearning“Creating andPublishing” toImprove Student
VISION STATEMENTLumen Christi CatholicSchool, appreciates theuniqueness and abilities of itsstudents as gifts from God. Wefoster Catholic Tradition andpromote innovative practicesinspiring students and staff tocreate, collaborate, communicateand think critically in the 21stcentury.
Outline for ourPresentation Overview General Philosophy Lumen Christi iPad Story Project Examples K5, 3rd Grade, Middle School Math and Reading Resources
premise: “We shouldn’t limit our students’ opportunities with technology to what we know how to do as adults.” - Scott Mcleod Scott Mcleod
Computers Allowed UsTo... Process•Word • vs print or type•Create Presentations • vs show and tell•Search the Internet • vs use encyclopedias•Graph Electronically • vs markersarticle: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipads-transform-classroom-ben-johnson
iPads: A THINKING Tool• Always ON / Mobile / Easy• Student-Centered learning ✴students move from consumers of content to creators• Our focus is not limited to the ‘BEST’ content area apps: ✴Higher-Order Thinking (HOTS v LOTS)
iPads: A THINKING Tool ✴Problem Solving ✴Authentic Assessments (HOTS)• Collaboration (Google Apps) ✴Anytime anywhere learning• Access to ALL 21st century resources• Individualized Learning Plans
iPads force a Create and PUBLISH mindset mindset Create VS ConsumePublish VS Print
Kelly FyfePrincipalPrincipal Funding K3 - 3rd grade initiative to begin iPads for teachers first Move away from the textbook Teach with the “standards” in mind
Kelly FyfePrincipalPrincipalTransformation of how we “do”schoolAssessment - move away fromtraditional assessmentsDiscussion is about learning notabout technologyStaff evaluations
premise: Teachers have the GREATEST impact on Student Learning ...NOT technology ...NOT technology ...NOT technology WORKSRESEARCH: ROBERT MARZANO - CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION THAT
“Nothing ineducation puts abigger ceiling onlearning than limitingkids to what is in thetextbook...
...We live in an age ofiPads, Google andSkype. To the learnerthat wants to knowmore, do more, andexplore more, theopportunities are there...
...We just have tothink outside of thebook.”Dangerously Irrelevant Blog (http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2012/08/think-outside-the-book.html) Krissy Venosdale via http://venspired.com/?p=3225
How Do We Use ShowMe?TEACHERS: Demonstration for students Record a ‘How To’ (instructions) for students to view at a center, for homework, for students who miss a class Formative or summative assessment
How Do We Use ShowMe?STUDENTS: Book report Steps in a science experiment All about “X” Collaborative project Authentic assessment Storytelling Library of ‘How-To’s’
Show Me ExampleAuthentic Assessment • Collaborative Learning and Critical Thinking QuickTime™ and a H.264 decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Show Me Example‘Tell Me in Five’ Example QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Show Me ExampleCenter Instruction QuickTime™ and a H.264 decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Stacy Lesmeister Middle School Math Middle School MathEXPLAIN EVERYTHING $2.99
EXPLAIN EVERYTHINGWhat is Explain Everything? Record screen with live audio narration Import images, drawings, PDFs, video, PPTs and KeyNote Digital story-telling application Publish / Upload to YouTube, Dropbox, Evernote, Email
How Do We Use EE?TEACHERS: Demonstration for students Formative and summative authentic assessment tool Critical thinking
How Do We Use EE?TEACHERS: Fosters student decision making, designing, planning, creating, organizing and analyzing Eventually leads to a ‘Flipped-Classroom’ Repetition to reinforce instruction and learning Forces individualized student learning plans
How Do We Use EE?STUDENTS: Content creation Authentic assessments Portfolio creation Storytelling Book reports Creative writing
Explain EverythingExampleExample‘Math Cast’ library • Student-created screencasts • A video library of math conceptsExample: Metric Conversions
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Explain EverythingExampleExampleTeacher Class Notes Review Example • Create tutorials / “how to” clips • Two-step equations lesson review
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AUDIO BOOWhat is Audio Boo? Voice recording app or ‘Audio Cast’ app Mobile Computer or iPad Three minutes Publish / Upload to YouTube, Dropbox, Evernote, Email
How Do We Use AudioBoo?TEACHERS: Demonstration for students Record ‘how to’s’ for students Formative and summative authentic assessment tool Flipped classroom Advances a student-centered classroom Brings the ‘POWER’ of the voice to the classroom Highlights THINKING and problem solving
How Do We Use AudioBoo?STUDENTS: Radio program Student or class interview Story telling Book report Fiction or non-fiction writing Highlights THINKING and problem solving
Audio Boo Example Example“This I Believe” Project • “This I Believe” is a project from NPR • “A Public Dialogue About Belief - One Essay at a Time”
“This I Believe”Project This I Believe TaraK McLain:
Lumen Christi: This IBelieveJulia: This I Believe
Laurie Yingling Technology Integrator Technology IntegratorPINNACLE STUDIO $7.99
LCTV DailyNewscastDaily news show written, directed and producedby studentsNews, Announcements, Prayer, Pledge, Sportsand WeatherFeature InterviewsClassroom Highlights
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Resources for thispresentation1. Archdiocese Convention sitehttps://sites.google.com/a/lcstaff.org/lcarchconvention/ho Bloom’s Taxonomy Mapping Media2. Art 21 Web sitehttp://schools.archmil.org/Educators/ACT21.htm3. Facebook and Twitter for Archdiocese Facebook: facebook.com/archmiledu Twitter: @archmiledu