Moodle•Home Page•Our Students•Moodle*worked with Andi Adams, Staci Laird, Dan Adams, Todd Constable, AaronChampagne, Toni Hood, John McBride, Jenae Kennedy, Derek Haugland, Becky Danielhttps://sites.google.com/a/fdschools.org/fdtech/How-To/moodleScreen Cast How-To
Moodle (cont.)• Teachers pose questions or ask students for reflections.Students write their responses within Moodle, then teacherscan check and comment back. Other students are able tocomment on classmates’ responses, too.• Teachers can post videos for students to watch ordocuments/pdf’s for students to read. Students can commentright there.
Sociology•Project for Unit 2 (child neglect, childabuse, deviant behavior, and other topics)•Create a Public ServiceAnnouncement—making the publicaware of one of these issues•Use http://animoto.com*with Todd Constable
Sociology (cont.)•Animoto Educator Accounts•More choices for music,backgrounds, and up to 3m45s(vs 30s) all free!
AP Lit and Comp• With Toni Hood• Toni has a wikispace. From this, we created a new page forher current class to create Avatars, which link to students’Glogster’s about author’s/literaturehttp://fdshapes.wikispaces.com/
Teen Living/Adult Living• With Vicki Gustafson• Introduction to Animoto, Prezi, Moodle, and WindowsMovieMaker• Students used these for projects in class and will be able touse the programs in other classes
Creative Writing• With Andi Adamsand Jenae Kennedy
iPads•Individual Training and Information onTap to Talk (with Dan Brown)Screenshot image from http://www.taptotalk.com/product.aspx
iPod Touch•Language Arts (with Dan Hanson)• E-books . . . Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson• Check Mackin Via (District/Library/Mackin Via)• New• Free• Can read on computer or various devices• Check Amazon• Kindle App on iPod Touch• Cost: $9.99• Check Public Library• NEIBORS• Yes—and, free!
Video Equipment•Projects with Jennifer Lane,Dave Louk and his studentsWord Cloud from http://www.wordle.net/createExample: Reflections on Rachels Challenge
Video (cont.)KindnessFD schools celebrate a successfulchallengeMay 30, 2013By BRANDON L. SUMMERS,firstname.lastname@example.org , Messenger News
Athletics and ActivitiesWebsite (SiteViz)•With Tom Kinseth and JenniferLane
Google• Started implementing Google Apps for Education• Created some Student Tech Modules
5th and 6th Computer Classes• With Mindy Waldera• Discussed various ideas, Excel lessons
7th and 8th Grade Computer Class•21st Century Skills•21t4s (with Karen Moe)Screenshot from http://www.21things4students.net/With Karen Moe
7th and 8th Grade ComputerClass (cont.)•“an educational and online resourceto help students improve theirtechnology proficiency as theyprepare for success in the 21stcentury” from http://www.21things4students.net/about/•Our 7th graders are the 1st togo through this new program!
7th Grade Computer Class(cont.)•Emailing with CJ McCarthy
Transferring to newertechnology...•From an overhead projectorJeopardy game to one for thecomputer, and even one online(with Marilee Kleespies—5th/6th General Music)•PowerPoint template•http://jeopardylabs.com/
• Online would not take pictures of notes,etc.• Scanned in copies of overhead sheets toemail• Transferred to PPT slide• Cropped each image and saved as jpeg’s• Realized we needed 30 slots instead of25• Found new template• Added to Music JeopardyTransferring to newertechnology... (cont.)
Joy of ReadingVideohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETxLjDJO4kw
Websites• with Jennifer Yoder, Kindergarten and many others• “All About Me” websites and Essential Skillsin computer lab• Step-by-step and repetitive• Look for the blue square with the rainbow• Double-click, click two times on top of it “click-click”• You need to look for your teacher’s name. What is your teacher’slast name? Yes, Yoder. What letter does Y-y-y-Yoder start with?Grab the blue bar—click on it, then drag it down until you find the“y” for Yoder.• Do you see the green button that says “GO”? What letter does “go”start with?”• *REPEAT 2 or 3 timesThen, many will still need one-on-one helpExample
Riverside ELC•Riverside Early Learning Center(with Annie Storey)•Once a month•Help introduce new computeractivities during TK/K“library/computer specials”•Ex: Starfall, Fun With Spot,Caillou, This is Daniel Cook, Thisis Emily Yeung
Social Studies• Culture Video Collection thatthat all district Third Gradeteachers canuse in theircurriculum
Netbooks• (with Lana Waggoner)•6 netbooks in classroom•Turn on, log in(cooperkids/kids), openwebsite, make the screenlarger, what to do if it “getsstuck”Screenshot from http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
iPads•Feelhaver•4 to start•Need wireless (got it!)•Focus on reading•Training at building professionaldevelopment on October 3•Elementary Science Teachers•Duncombe Elementary—for eachclassroom
Children’s InternetProtection Act• “must block or filter Internet access topornography; or (c) harmful to minorspictures that are: (a) obscene; (b) child”• “Internet safety policies must includemonitoring the online activities of minors”• 2012— “as required by the ProtectingChildren in the 21st Century Act, they mustprovide for educating minors aboutappropriate online behavior, includinginteracting with other individuals on socialnetworking websites and in chat rooms, andcyberbullying awareness and response.”From http://www.fcc.gov/guides/childrens-internet-protection-act
Senior High• Sue Hopkins•Online modules, eventually•https://fdshinternetsafety.wikispaces.com/home
Senior High (cont.)•Videos and discussions onearly-out Wednesdays•Identity Theft•Officer Johnson—legal/illegal•Cyber bullying•“Tracking Teresa”, etc.Screenshot from http://www.guardian.co.uk/g2/story/0,3604,333778,00.html
Middle School• Jan Krass•5th through 8th grades•Online Modules•5th/6th•7th/8th
Middle School (cont.)•7th grade=21t4s•Digital Footprint•Cyber Safety•Be Legal and Fair•Would like to see this movedto 5th grade
Elementary School• Jennifer Kehoe and Sara Richardson•NetSmartz and Common SenseMedia•Information in 2-4 sessions during“library/computer special”•Video, online activity, discussion—ASK FIRST! and Don’t give awayprivate information
Vision for FutureCurriculum•http://www.slideshare.net/msrich74/internet-safety-and-ethics-staff-training•http://3-4isaec.wikispaces.com/
Helped Organize Presentationfor Iowa ASCD CurriculumLeadership Academy• Go to: http://iowaascd.org/index.php/members1/especially-for-you/iowa-ascd-curriculum-leadership-academy-2013/• Scroll down to April 11/Strand 4/A Schoolwide Approach toRtI: Meeting the Needs of ALL Learners• Took the content given and designed the PowerPoint• Also, created all of the videos
Teachers•Prep time•Before/after school•After school Tech Classes•Texts•Phone Calls•Spur of the moment 1:1 Meetings•LOTS OF EMAIL
Teachers (cont.)•OUTLOOK• Dig deeper into our district’s email andcalendar application. Learn how tosearch for emails, create groups, openand send attachments, set up foldersfor mail, go through options such ascreating an email signature andworking spell check, navigate thecalendar and more!
Teachers (cont.)•ONLINE LEARNING• Delve into the world of online learning. Wewill discuss pros and cons of online learningas well as a mixture of online and face-to-face (hybrid and flipped) classes. Exploreour district-supported Moodle and SiteVizoptions for presenting content, see whatother districts are doing online (includingthe state’s Iowa Learning Online), anddiscover a treasure trove of ready-to-golessons created specifically for onlinelearning.
Teachers (cont.)•DEVELOPING MULTIMEDIA FORLEARNING• Multimedia projects capture attention.Learn how to engage your students inparticipating in or creating this learningtool. We will focus on WindowsMovieMaker with PowerPoint slides,PhotoStory, and Animoto. When creatingcontent, copyright needs to be addressed.Time will be spent unraveling thismystery—discussing copyright, copyleft,and Creative Commons
Teachers (cont.)•SITEVIZ• You can be a SiteViz Whiz! Join this classto learn the ins and outs of our district’sweb content management software.With step-by-step directions and time towork, you will feel confident in thecreation of your own website. And, yourstudents will be impressed, too. We willgo over the details of SiteViz, includingpage types and adding content, images,and video.
Teachers (cont.)•YOUTUBE• If a picture is worth a thousand words . . . .then a video must be worth millions! YouTubeis always adding and changing features, withmany improvements benefitting education.You would enjoy this class if you are ready todig into an endless mine of resources . . .create an account, organize “favorite” videosfor use year after year, search for videos in avariety of ways, try out our student-friendlyEducational Video Library, learn aboutYouTube’s educational features, and perhapseven upload some of your own content.
Teachers (cont.)•GOOGLE• Enter the Google universe. You will be awed andamazed at all of the fabulous creation andcollaboration opportunities that await you and yourstudents.Google blogs (Blogger)Google readerGoogle scholarGoogle alerts…Whew! We’ll see howmuch we have time for.Google mailGoogle sitesGoogle docsGoogle searches (andcustom searches)Google imagesGoogle mapsGoogle videos(YouTube)Google books
Teachers (cont.)•AEA ONLINE•If you haven’t looked at AEAOnline recently, find you are onlyusing one or two of the provideddatabases, or just have questionsabout it, now is the time to learn!From BookFLIX to BritannicaOnline and soundzabound toLearn 360, scour the possibilitiesfor student research and learning.
Teachers (cont.)•SOCIAL MEDIA AND THECLASSROOM•Social Media—creating contenttogether. Looking beyond Facebook,what social media opportunities canwe apply to student learning? Whatsuccessful role models are out therefor us to emulate? The answers willsurprise you. No hints, you have tosign up for the class to find out!
•DIGITAL PRESENTATIONS•Have you heard the phrase“Death by PowerPoint”? Well,not if you spice it up a bit or trysomething new. Go beyond thebasics with PowerPoint and alsolearn about other presentationoptions, such as Prezi andSlideShare.Teachers (cont.)
Digital Presentations (cont)http://digpresentations.wikispaces.com/
Idealistic•District-Wide 1:1—Chromebooks?•Teaching/Learning withcollaboration and differentiation,continuously integratingtechnology•Example: Fable WebQuest•Fable Animoto
Presentations•ICCC—Technology Integrationfor Science and TechnologyEducation•ITEC—Educational Gaming•ITEC—Creative Commons
“It is not about the technology; it’sabout sharing knowledge andinformation, communicatingefficiently, building learningcommunities and creating a culture ofprofessionalism in schools. These arethe key responsibilities of alleducational leaders”. – MarionGinapolis(but we need the technology first-SR)
Sara Richardson ( email@example.com )(Past) Technology Integration SpecialistFort Dodge Community School DistrictFort Dodge, IA