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Technology integration tools language arts

  1. 1. Technology Integration Tools: Language Arts<br />By: Laura Cusick<br />WCS Instructional Technology Facilitator<br />June 15th, 2011<br />1<br />
  2. 2. The Plan<br />What can I use on my new computer?<br />The Power of Digital Storytelling<br />What Web 2.0 tools could I try with students?<br />More resources than you can imagine<br />June 14, 2011<br />2<br />
  3. 3. June 14, 2011<br />3<br />Narrative imaging - story<br />- is the fundamental<br />instrument of thought.<br />-Mark Turner, The Literacy Mind<br />
  4. 4. June 14, 2011<br />4<br />When data is ubiquitously accessible, facts<br />are increasingly less important than the<br />ability to place these facts in context and<br />to deliver them with emotional impact.<br />-Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind<br />
  5. 5. What can I use on my new computer?<br />New Software Tools<br />June 14, 2011<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Comic Life<br />June 14, 2011<br />6<br />Comic/Graphic Novel Creator<br />Can upload and file type including photos & original scanned art<br />
  7. 7. Adobe Premiere Elements<br />June 14, 2011<br />7<br />Video Editing Software<br />Easily create movies with images, video, narration & music<br />
  8. 8. MindView 4<br />June 14, 2011<br />8<br />Graphic Organizer (Mind Mapping) Software<br />Use to brainstorm topics or projects and then click to generate outlines, presentations or websites<br />
  9. 9. Google Docs<br />June 14, 2011<br />9<br />File-sharing Web Application<br />Allows for multiple users to view, edit and comment on a single document, while recording changes made by each user.<br />
  10. 10. The Power of Digital Storytelling<br />Creativity + Depth of Thought = Authentic Voice<br />June 14, 2011<br />10<br />
  11. 11. The Process is Critical for Success<br />June 14, 2011<br />11<br /><ul><li>Depth of thought & personal connections
  12. 12. Forces an analysis of some type
  13. 13. Rubric focused on 7 desired outcomes
  14. 14. Scaffold for Skill-Building
  15. 15. Measure Authenticity & Skill
  16. 16. Careful Planning & Storyboarding Tools
  17. 17. Video Editing Program
  18. 18. Royalty-free Images, Video & Sound</li></li></ul><li>How to Scaffold Skills<br />from a sequence of images<br />from a sequence of images with specified persona<br />from a muted video clip<br />from a muted video clip and/or sequence of images with background sound<br />with student-generated images, sound and set narrative<br />with student-generated images, video, sound and student-created narrative<br />June 15, 2011<br />12<br />
  19. 19. Project Outcomes<br />Literature Skills<br />Sequencing<br />Comprehension Check<br />Depth of Thought<br />Personal Connection<br />How has my thinking been impacted?<br />English Skills<br />Personal Narrative<br />Pre-Writing<br />Bring Words to Life with 3D Writing: Words, Voice, Music<br />Larger, very real audience and impact<br />June 14, 2011<br />13<br />
  20. 20. Amazing Resource<br />June 15, 2011<br />14<br />Digital Storytelling Heaven!<br />Philosophy, Current Resources, Links to Experts, Tutorials, etc… <br />Basically a treasure trove of information<br /><br />
  21. 21. What Web 2.0 tools could I try with students?<br />The Web is an Infinite Resource<br />June 15, 2011<br />15<br />
  22. 22. The Big Three<br />June 15, 2011<br />16<br />
  23. 23. June 15, 2011<br />17<br />Voki<br />Glogster<br />Popplet<br />Storyjumper<br />EasyBib<br />Tagxedo<br />Issuu<br />GoAnnimate<br />Diigo<br />Blabberize<br />Crocodoc<br />Edistorm<br />Google Apps<br />BrainPop<br />Discovery Education<br />Other Notables<br />For a Nice Variety of Language Related Tasks<br />
  24. 24. Other Resources<br />Blogs, Wikis, Experts<br />June 15, 2011<br />18<br />
  25. 25. Click til’ Your Fingers Bleed<br />Copyright Clarity, Renee Hobbs:<br />Endless Web 2.0 Links for Digital Storytelling:<br />Royalty Free Resources:<br />June 15, 2011<br />19<br />