Blogs, Pods, and Vods… What They Are and How to Use Them
Leslie Noggle 3 rd  Grade Teacher Tryon Elementary
<ul><li>A few myths and a question… </li></ul>
MYTH <ul><li>It would be too expensive to use technology in the classroom. </li></ul>
MYTH <ul><li>It takes too much time to integrate technology. </li></ul>
MYTH <ul><li>I don’t think I know enough about technology to teach it or use it with my students. </li></ul>
Question <ul><li>Why do we need to teach using technology at all? </li></ul>
<ul><li>A few things to think about… </li></ul>
Web 2.0 <ul><li>Access to information has changed </li></ul>
Differentiated Instruction <ul><li>Technology creates the potential to reach students with all learning styles </li></ul><...
21 st  Century Education <ul><li>Guiding mission of the State Board of Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ every public scho...
<ul><li>Using technology, students will... </li></ul>
 
BLOGS <ul><li>Technology Tools… </li></ul>
Blogs <ul><li>A blog is a website, or web log, that contains regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or mat...
Ways to Use Blogs
Blogs to Check Out
 
Podcasts <ul><li>A podcast is a collection of digital media files stored over the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>If you subscr...
<ul><li>A video cast, or vodcast contains video as well as audio </li></ul>
Ways to Use Podcasts
Benefits <ul><li>Student engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Portable </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibl...
What You Need
Examples
 
Making Movies
MovieMaker
Photostory 3
Animoto http://animoto.com/
VoiceThread <ul><li>http://ed.voicethread.com </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for and restricted to K-12 students and educators...
Offers 5 ways to comment on 15 different types of content
 
Ways to Use
 
 
Resources <ul><li>Grazing for Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><li>http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/digitalstorytelling </li></ul>
Skype <ul><li>Free, web based service that acts as a phone </li></ul><ul><li>Chat using only audio or use a webcam to vide...
Ways to Use Skype
Nice Net <ul><li>Online discussion board made for and used by educators and students </li></ul><ul><li>Free and secure for...
 
Ways to use NiceNet
<ul><li>What now? </li></ul>
Next Steps <ul><li>Try one idea </li></ul><ul><li>Contact your tech facilitator for help </li></ul>
<ul><li>Technology is just a tool… </li></ul>
<ul><li>Leslie Noggle </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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  • Blogs, Pods, And Vods

    1. 1. Blogs, Pods, and Vods… What They Are and How to Use Them
    2. 2. Leslie Noggle 3 rd Grade Teacher Tryon Elementary
    3. 3. <ul><li>A few myths and a question… </li></ul>
    4. 4. MYTH <ul><li>It would be too expensive to use technology in the classroom. </li></ul>
    5. 5. MYTH <ul><li>It takes too much time to integrate technology. </li></ul>
    6. 6. MYTH <ul><li>I don’t think I know enough about technology to teach it or use it with my students. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Question <ul><li>Why do we need to teach using technology at all? </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>A few things to think about… </li></ul>
    9. 9. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Access to information has changed </li></ul>
    10. 10. Differentiated Instruction <ul><li>Technology creates the potential to reach students with all learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology to evoke higher order thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic learning tasks </li></ul>
    11. 11. 21 st Century Education <ul><li>Guiding mission of the State Board of Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ every public school student will graduate from high school globally competitive for work and postsecondary education and prepared for life in the 21 st century.” </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Using technology, students will... </li></ul>
    13. 14. BLOGS <ul><li>Technology Tools… </li></ul>
    14. 15. Blogs <ul><li>A blog is a website, or web log, that contains regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or material such as graphics or video </li></ul>Edublogs is the county approved blogging site
    15. 16. Ways to Use Blogs
    16. 17. Blogs to Check Out
    17. 19. Podcasts <ul><li>A podcast is a collection of digital media files stored over the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>If you subscribe to a podcast, feed automatically delivers new content when it is added </li></ul>
    18. 20. <ul><li>A video cast, or vodcast contains video as well as audio </li></ul>
    19. 21. Ways to Use Podcasts
    20. 22. Benefits <ul><li>Student engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Portable </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul>
    21. 23. What You Need
    22. 24. Examples
    23. 26. Making Movies
    24. 27. MovieMaker
    25. 28. Photostory 3
    26. 29. Animoto http://animoto.com/
    27. 30. VoiceThread <ul><li>http://ed.voicethread.com </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for and restricted to K-12 students and educators </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers must use comment moderation </li></ul>
    28. 31. Offers 5 ways to comment on 15 different types of content
    29. 33. Ways to Use
    30. 36. Resources <ul><li>Grazing for Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><li>http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/digitalstorytelling </li></ul>
    31. 37. Skype <ul><li>Free, web based service that acts as a phone </li></ul><ul><li>Chat using only audio or use a webcam to video chat </li></ul>
    32. 38. Ways to Use Skype
    33. 39. Nice Net <ul><li>Online discussion board made for and used by educators and students </li></ul><ul><li>Free and secure for students </li></ul><ul><li>Students join using class code given by teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nicenet.org </li></ul></ul>
    34. 41. Ways to use NiceNet
    35. 42. <ul><li>What now? </li></ul>
    36. 43. Next Steps <ul><li>Try one idea </li></ul><ul><li>Contact your tech facilitator for help </li></ul>
    37. 44. <ul><li>Technology is just a tool… </li></ul>
    38. 45. <ul><li>Leslie Noggle </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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