Sources to use in a Social Studies Classroom<br />Created by Michella Joseph<br />Friday, April 22, 2011; EDLD 5362-8011<b...
Parentella<br />1st Website to use in classroom<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />2<br />
Parentella Our mission is to strengthen the home-school tie by encouraging parent teacher communication.<br />http://www.p...
Parentella – Teacher Perspective<br />“Teachers can share class news, homework, important notes, alerts, documents, and li...
Parentella – Parent Perspective<br />“Parents can ask questions, share information, and ideas.”<br />“It’s an online socia...
Why use Parentella?<br />Parentella is a user friendly website. Parents with  varying degrees of computer knowledge can ea...
Impact on Professional Practice<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />http://www.parentella.com/<br />7<br />Using this site I ...
Teaching Digital History<br />2nd Website to use in classroom<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />8<br />
Teaching Digital History<br />http://teachingdigitalhistory.ning.com/<br />This community is focused on ideas and resource...
Teaching Digital History<br />All resources are categorized by historical topics <br />Resources include photos, videos, a...
Why use Teaching Digital History?<br />This website has a variety of tools available for use such as videos, pictures, lin...
Impact on Professional Practice<br />Using this site I can:<br />Use a variety of mediums to introduce topics or teach les...
Resources used in PowerPoint<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />13<br />
Resources<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />14<br />Parentella - Online Social Network for Parents in Collaboration with Te...
Resources<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />15<br />Ramirez, L. (n.d.). Parent Teacher Communication and How It Benefits th...
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  1. 1. Sources to use in a Social Studies Classroom<br />Created by Michella Joseph<br />Friday, April 22, 2011; EDLD 5362-8011<br />
  2. 2. Parentella<br />1st Website to use in classroom<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Parentella Our mission is to strengthen the home-school tie by encouraging parent teacher communication.<br />http://www.parentella.com/<br />Used to create and strengthen teacher – parent communication<br />Middle School parents and teachers usually do not have communication until it is too late<br />This network will have both parties start the school year with open communication <br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />3<br />http://www.parentella.com/<br />
  4. 4. Parentella – Teacher Perspective<br />“Teachers can share class news, homework, important notes, alerts, documents, and links.”<br />“Teachers can also use it in the classroom with students.”<br />“They can choose to post content in the parent group or the student group or both to enhance classroom interaction.”<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />4<br />http://www.parentella.com/<br />
  5. 5. Parentella – Parent Perspective<br />“Parents can ask questions, share information, and ideas.”<br />“It’s an online social network for parents that enhances parent teacher communication and collaboration.”<br />“We also have tools to help with parental involvement and engagement in schools.”<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />5<br />http://www.parentella.com/<br />
  6. 6. Why use Parentella?<br />Parentella is a user friendly website. Parents with varying degrees of computer knowledge can easily navigate through the website.<br />Teacher-Parent communication is vital to student success<br />“When parents and teachers work together, a child has a team of adults who are committed to bringing out his best.” (Ramirez, 2006) <br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />6<br />http://www.parentella.com/<br />
  7. 7. Impact on Professional Practice<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />http://www.parentella.com/<br />7<br />Using this site I can:<br />Increase communication with parents<br />Create a network for parents with students in the same class<br />Allow parents to take a more active role in their student’s education<br />Allow students to communicate with the teacher and/or parents outside the classroom<br />Demonstrate to student’s that they have a network that cares for them and their success<br />
  8. 8. Teaching Digital History<br />2nd Website to use in classroom<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Teaching Digital History<br />http://teachingdigitalhistory.ning.com/<br />This community is focused on ideas and resources for teaching social studies using digital historical resources <br />This community is an interconnected blog created for social studies teachers by social studies teachers<br />With this blog in particular the “readers can reply easily and participate in a discussion in which they share knowledge and reflect on the topic” (Pitler, et al. 55)<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />9<br />http://teachingdigitalhistory.nig.com/<br />
  10. 10. Teaching Digital History<br />All resources are categorized by historical topics <br />Resources include photos, videos, and blogs <br />Each blog includes lesson topic, tools to use in each lesson, videos or pictures related to each lesson, and feedback from others who have taught the lesson<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />10<br />http://teachingdigitalhistory.ning.com/<br />
  11. 11. Why use Teaching Digital History?<br />This website has a variety of tools available for use such as videos, pictures, links to other sites<br />Tools are free and easy to use<br />Input on lessons that work or don’t work are readily available<br />Diverse forms of media that will capture and captivate students attention<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />11<br />http://teachingdigitalhistory.ning.com/<br />
  12. 12. Impact on Professional Practice<br />Using this site I can:<br />Use a variety of mediums to introduce topics or teach lessons<br />Make history “come to life” for the students<br />Turn a “boring” subject for students into an exciting experience for them<br />Slowly creating a 21st century, technology capable, student centered classroom<br />Introduce topics to students and have them create blogs, wikis, lessons that are engaging <br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />12<br />http://teachingdigitalhistory.ning.com/<br />
  13. 13. Resources used in PowerPoint<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Resources<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />14<br />Parentella - Online Social Network for Parents in Collaboration with Teachers. (n.d.). Parentella - Online Social Network for Parents in Collaboration with Teachers. Retrieved April 22, 2011, from http://www.parentella.com/ <br />Pitler, H., Hubbell, E. R., Kuhn, M., & Malenoski, K. (2007). Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works . Alexandria: ASCD. <br />
  15. 15. Resources<br />Friday, April 22, 2011<br />15<br />Ramirez, L. (n.d.). Parent Teacher Communication and How It Benefits the Child. Parenting Magazine Offers Parenting Advice and Insights about Child Development. Retrieved April 22, 2011, from http://www.parenting-child-development.com/parent-teacher.html <br />Teaching Digital History - ...using documents, images, maps and online tools. (n.d.). Teaching Digital History - ...using documents, images, maps and online tools. Retrieved April 22, 2011, from http://teachingdigitalhistory.ning.com/<br />
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