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Supercharge Your    Web-based, Student-centered Games and Activities

Interactive Whiteboard   for the Elementary Classroom
Contact me:


              Lucas Gillispie
               Instructional Technology
                      Coordinator
    ...
Here's the deal...
It's a tool. The effectiveness is
up to you.
An
Overpriced
Overhead
Projector?




        http://www.flickr.com/photos/wfryer
It can augment.... bad practice.




                                   http://www.flickr.com/photos/mg315/381296439/
Who uses it more? You or your students?




                           http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevegrosbois/336263720...
Resources
Interactivate
http://shodor.com/interactivate

• 3rd through 12th Grade

• Mathematics Resources

• Free!

• Effective, bu...
Interactivate - Examples
PBSKids
http://pbskids.org/whiteboard

• Pre-K through 5th Grade

• Game-based activities

• Language Arts, The Arts, Math...
PBSKids - Examples
iBoard
http://demo.iboard.co.uk

• Pre-K through 5th Grade

• Activities for Literacy, Science,
  Basic Math, History,
  G...
iBoard - Examples
eChalk
http://www.chalk.co.uk

• PreK through 8th grade.

• $78/login

• Game-like activities.

• Most subject areas cover...
eChalk - Examples
Scholastic
http://teacher.scholastic.com/
whiteboards


• PreK through High School

• Supporting lessons, teacher
  resour...
Scholastic - Example
Sheppard Software
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com


• PreK through 5th

• Some great games for students.

• Watch out for ...
Sheppard Software - Examples
Triptico
http://www.triptico.co.uk

• All grades.

• General tools, resources.

• Score keepers, random
  generators for c...
Triptico - Examples
OSCD
http://resources.oswego.org/
games


• PreK through 5th

• Some require use of keyboard.

• Math only.

• Free!
ODCD - Examples
Starfall
http://www.starfall.com

• PreK through 3rd

• Free!

• Language Arts

• Basic, game-like activities.

• Phonics-...
Starfall - Examples
Practical Tips
1. Get to know your board...




                               http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/t/
2. Baby steps...




                   http://www.flickr.com/photos/fofurasfelinas/
3. Network!




              http://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart
4. Let your students drive!




         Image: http://blogs.twincities.com/yourtechweblog/WindowsLiveWriter/Afollowuppost...
Questions?
Find all the links and resources at...




     pcs-tech.pbworks.net
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  1. 1. Supercharge Your Web-based, Student-centered Games and Activities Interactive Whiteboard for the Elementary Classroom
  2. 2. Contact me: Lucas Gillispie Instructional Technology Coordinator Pender County Schools On Twitter - @PCSTech
  3. 3. Here's the deal...
  4. 4. It's a tool. The effectiveness is up to you.
  5. 5. An Overpriced Overhead Projector? http://www.flickr.com/photos/wfryer
  6. 6. It can augment.... bad practice. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mg315/381296439/
  7. 7. Who uses it more? You or your students? http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevegrosbois/3362637206/
  8. 8. Resources
  9. 9. Interactivate http://shodor.com/interactivate • 3rd through 12th Grade • Mathematics Resources • Free! • Effective, but less flashy. • Lessons, Discussions, and Standards section for educators.
  10. 10. Interactivate - Examples
  11. 11. PBSKids http://pbskids.org/whiteboard • Pre-K through 5th Grade • Game-based activities • Language Arts, The Arts, Math, Social Science • Based on popular PBS shows. • Students could play from home.
  12. 12. PBSKids - Examples
  13. 13. iBoard http://demo.iboard.co.uk • Pre-K through 5th Grade • Activities for Literacy, Science, Basic Math, History, Geography, and More. • Be sure to read instructions. • Now free! • Varying levels of feedback.
  14. 14. iBoard - Examples
  15. 15. eChalk http://www.chalk.co.uk • PreK through 8th grade. • $78/login • Game-like activities. • Most subject areas covered. • Preview all activities, four free.
  16. 16. eChalk - Examples
  17. 17. Scholastic http://teacher.scholastic.com/ whiteboards • PreK through High School • Supporting lessons, teacher resources. • Free! • Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Math • Varying degrees of student activity.
  18. 18. Scholastic - Example
  19. 19. Sheppard Software http://www.sheppardsoftware.com • PreK through 5th • Some great games for students. • Watch out for ads. • Free! • Language Arts, Science, and Math
  20. 20. Sheppard Software - Examples
  21. 21. Triptico http://www.triptico.co.uk • All grades. • General tools, resources. • Score keepers, random generators for class games. • Requires some up-front teacher input.
  22. 22. Triptico - Examples
  23. 23. OSCD http://resources.oswego.org/ games • PreK through 5th • Some require use of keyboard. • Math only. • Free!
  24. 24. ODCD - Examples
  25. 25. Starfall http://www.starfall.com • PreK through 3rd • Free! • Language Arts • Basic, game-like activities. • Phonics-based.
  26. 26. Starfall - Examples
  27. 27. Practical Tips
  28. 28. 1. Get to know your board... http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/t/
  29. 29. 2. Baby steps... http://www.flickr.com/photos/fofurasfelinas/
  30. 30. 3. Network! http://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart
  31. 31. 4. Let your students drive! Image: http://blogs.twincities.com/yourtechweblog/WindowsLiveWriter/AfollowupposttomypopulariPodsinclassroom_105BD/4204733037_bb2b653d1b_b_2.jpg
  32. 32. Questions?
  33. 33. Find all the links and resources at... pcs-tech.pbworks.net
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