On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
By continuing to use LinkedIn’s SlideShare service, you agree to the revised terms, so please take a few minutes to review them.
Using cooperative learning as a way to learn to cooperate.
Blogs and wikis and electronic classrooms www.hotchalk.com
WebQuests are inquiry-oriented activities that allow students in a class from multiple locations to collaborate.
A well designed webquest is practical, engaging, and elicits student thinking.
The Westing Game Webquest www.nycsd.k12.pa.us/tchr/webquests/westing/westing_game.htm
Building a website can be a very enriching collaborative experience for students
Students can build a multi-page Web site based on research and solving a problem together.
Blogs and wikis and electronic classrooms
Teachers can pair instant messaging and Voice over IP (VolP) to facilitate powerful collaboration at any time of the day and from any geographical location. ( Yahoo messenger )
Podcasts ( http:// www.epnweb.org / )
Text messaging and email
Collaborative Learning Activity
Navigate to the ESA 2 Blogspot http://citwtechnology.blogspot.com/
How will you integrate one of these tools into you classroom?
Take a quick break when you’ve finished. Reconvene at 11:20am
Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works Similarities and Differences
Identifying Similarities & Differences
Helps students restructure their understanding of the content
Students make new connections, experience fresh insights, and correct misconceptions
Leads to deeper understanding
Four Basic Processes in Outlining Similarities & Differences The process of identifying relationships between pairs of concepts (e.g., relationships between relationships). Creating Analogies The process of identifying and articulating the underlying theme or general pattern in information. Creating Metaphors The process of grouping things into definable categories on the basis of their attributes. Classifying The process of identifying and articulating similarities & differences among items. Comparing
Identifying Similarities & Differences
Graphic Organizers (Kidspiration, Inspiration, or Word)
To create a chart from the excel data, highlight the data for both the x and y axis that will make up the chart (planets vs weight)
Go to the menu and choose >insert>chart
Choose the type of chart that you would like to create. Excel allows options for columns, bars, lines, etc. Choose a chart subtype (if applicable). Click next and enter in the remaining chart options such as titles & values. Choose where you would like the chart to appear (on another worksheet in excel or on the same page).
Comparison Spreadsheet 3.5 Pluto (dwarf planet) 56.5 Neptune 44.5 Uranus 46 Saturn 119 Jupiter 19 Mars 8.5 Moon 50 Earth 45 Venus 19 Mercury Weight (in lbs) Name of Planet
Activity: Technology Planning Template
Find the Technology Planning Template used at the beginning of today’s session
Work individually to plan a technology infused session for your classroom
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Kulik, J.A., Kulick, C.C. (1988). Timing of feedback and verbal learning. Review of Educational Research, 58, 79-97 .
Pilter, Howared, Elizabeth R. Hubbell, Matt Kuhn and Kim Malenoski. “Nine categories of instructional strategies graphic,” Using Technology With Classroom Instruction That Works, 2007, p.8.
² Pilter, Howared, Elizabeth R. Hubbell, Matt Kuhn and Kim Malenoski. “Matrix of the Four Planning Questions graphic,” Using Technology With Classroom Instruction That Works, 2007, p.13.
³ Pilter, Howared, Elizabeth R. Hubbell, Matt Kuhn and Kim Malenoski. “Technology Solutions Lesson Plan Template,” Using Technology With Classroom Instruction That Works, 2007, p.221.
4 Marzano,Robert J., Debra J. Pickering, and Jane E. Pollock. ( 2001). A Handbook for Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement. Retrieved December 27, 2007 from www.hobart.k12.in.us/peggy/digital/class/study.pdf