Mobile Technologies:New Tools forPowerful StudentEngagement QR Codes and Audioboo Midland Elementary November 26, 2012
Where We’re Going in this TLC1. Discovering the best uses of Tablets in Schools Professional Use Presentation Use Student Use2. Let’s Get Practical with What we Have3. Future: How Do We Become Advocates for what’s best in teaching and learning with all the Tools Coming Our Way
Unique Possibilities with Tablets • Skill practice with built in self-monitoring • Greater access for research work • Production: videos, Photo Stories and more • Voice for those who have none • Bridge Learning Gaps • Engage Learners • Scaffold Reading • Collaborate • Reward • And…
No Matter Where We Are InOur Relationship with iPads:
It’s not All about Apps…It IS all about what bestsupports rigorous learning
Can we Hear it for a Top Ten List? REALLY?
Introducing Some ofOur New Best FriendsCollaborators here and around the world!
Your QR Code HandoutUse the QRafter APP
Before We Go Further:You Pick Two
Professional UseIncrease our personal and professionalefficiency
Presentation UseScaffolding, Building Schema, Introducingand Modeling Skills
Model NoteTaking Skills while reading Digital MediaFor great “side by side” notetaking on the iPad
Build Concepts of Print andblend Learning with Rewards JibJab Junior Books, now called Storybots
Student UseIncrease our personal and professionalefficiency
So How Does a Mobile Device Increase Student Learning? When it’s managed well When it’s used for best practices of teaching and learning When it engages students When it meets unique student needs that are challenging to meet any other way
Unique Capacity to Collaborate while Interacting with Literature using Storia and SubText
The Unique Advantages of QR Codes QR Codes to Enhance and Extend Information and Research OR…
QR CodeBook Reviews http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/bookrev/index.htm
QR Code Buddy Read Bookmarks
QR Code ArtGallery:SuperheroesAre you ready for newadventures in reading,writing, research andpublication!(AudioBoo)
Use it as a management tool to Guide Students to Research Tools Ethnobotany Plant Card Sampler Ethnobotany Research Graphic Organizers
Creating Engaging, High Quality Tours Or for a “computer version with Geographic ContextNative Plant Tour
Create Digital Stories
Sonic Pics SamplerVideolicious and Storykit are new favorites!
Support Writing Instruction: Toontastic Tapose : A multimedia journal ($2.99) Add maps, notes, take photos or videos and embed them all in your journal.
Puppet Pals Samples• Take photos from texts as backdrops• Take “screen shots” during web research• Take photos with the iPad camera
Give Every Student a Voice: Dragon Dictation
Provide Meaningful and EngagingPractice: Pocket Phonics