Internet in the Prep Classroom Paul H. Smith 2011 Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
A Word About Cyber safety <ul><li>Students as young as Prep are gaining access to the Internet  </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure t...
A Word About Cyber safety <ul><li>Encourage parents to become aware of what their children are doing online.  </li></ul><u...
Resources for your classroom! <ul><li>There are literally millions of websites that you could use in your classroom. Tryin...
Starter Help Sheets <ul><li>For a great range of shelp sheets that explain some Web 2.0 educational tools visit Edorigami....
<ul><li>Voice Thread – add student comments via audio video or text </li></ul><ul><li>How can I use this at Prep level? </...
http://edorigami.edublogs.org/files/2009/06/voicethread.mov Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
<ul><li>Have a look at this example of how you could use Voicethread in your class. </li></ul>http://voicethread.com/share...
<ul><li>Delicious is an excellent way of keeping all your bookmarks together and sharing them with your year level.  www.d...
<ul><li>My Delicious weblinks….. </li></ul>Keep and Share Your Websites  http://delicious.com/phsmith1 Paul H. Smith 2011 ...
<ul><li>Magic Key - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/index.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Fun, interactive games ...
<ul><li>Meddybemps -  http://www.meddybemps.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of stories to share. Use them on your IWB or as pa...
<ul><li>Neo K -12-  http://www.neok12.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>A collection of free videos, quizzes and animations for educa...
<ul><li>Fun for the Brain -  http://www.fun4thebrain.com/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of games based around spelling,...
<ul><li>Teacher LED-  http://www.teacherled.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>A great resource for IWB games and learning interactive...
<ul><li>IXL -  http://au.ixl.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Maths quizzes and games aligned to Australia's national curriculum.  <...
<ul><li>Virtual Manipulatives-  http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/mathematics/ebook_assets/vmf/VMF-Interface.html...
<ul><li>Word Clouds  </li></ul>Links to Great Websites http://www.abcya.com http://www.wordle.net http://www.tagxedo.com/ ...
<ul><li>iBoard -  http://www.iboard.co.uk/curriculum.htm#earlyYears </li></ul><ul><li>High quality educational interactive...
<ul><li>Kerpoof-  http://www.kerpoof.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Make movies, cards, drawings and stories all online and all fr...
<ul><li>Weally Wonderful Websites -  http://ndco.cds.org.au/index.php/at/60-gerry-kennedy-at-articles </li></ul><ul><li>A ...
<ul><li>Bug Club – Reading online with assessment. Interactive! </li></ul>http://www.pearsonplaces.com.au/bugclub.aspx Wea...
<ul><li>An amazing resource that can (when used properly) bring lessons alive and inspire children to want to learn more. ...
Saving Online Videos Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
Thanks for participating  and have  fun! Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
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  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time. Need technology to work or it can turn out badly Don’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing. Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Internet in the Prep Classroom

    1. 1. Internet in the Prep Classroom Paul H. Smith 2011 Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    2. 2. A Word About Cyber safety <ul><li>Students as young as Prep are gaining access to the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that your Internet filters are up at your school </li></ul><ul><li>Google image search can be risky </li></ul><ul><li>Websites with pop-ups and advertising can lead students away from learning websites. </li></ul>Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    3. 3. A Word About Cyber safety <ul><li>Encourage parents to become aware of what their children are doing online. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the ACMA website for a range of resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.cybersmart.gov.au </li></ul></ul>http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/help/web/besmart.shtml Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    4. 4. Resources for your classroom! <ul><li>There are literally millions of websites that you could use in your classroom. Trying to show you all of them is impossible. </li></ul><ul><li>When looking for resources, start with a specific need e.g. skip counting. Use good websites that you know are reputable. </li></ul>Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    5. 5. Starter Help Sheets <ul><li>For a great range of shelp sheets that explain some Web 2.0 educational tools visit Edorigami.. </li></ul><ul><li>http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Starter+Sheets </li></ul>Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    6. 6. <ul><li>Voice Thread – add student comments via audio video or text </li></ul><ul><li>How can I use this at Prep level? </li></ul><ul><li>Narrate a story, excursion, some artwork, a class project. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can record their voice to explain concepts, ideas etc. </li></ul>To see many examples of Voicethread being used in classrooms http://voicethread.com/about/library/ Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    7. 7. http://edorigami.edublogs.org/files/2009/06/voicethread.mov Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    8. 8. <ul><li>Have a look at this example of how you could use Voicethread in your class. </li></ul>http://voicethread.com/share/2424255/ Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au [email_address]
    9. 9. <ul><li>Delicious is an excellent way of keeping all your bookmarks together and sharing them with your year level. www.delicious.com </li></ul>Keep and Share Your Websites http://www.commoncraft.com/video/social-bookmarking Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    10. 10. <ul><li>My Delicious weblinks….. </li></ul>Keep and Share Your Websites http://delicious.com/phsmith1 Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    11. 11. <ul><li>Magic Key - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/index.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Fun, interactive games for younger learners. Explore areas such as capital letters, full stops, questions and more! </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    12. 12. <ul><li>Meddybemps - http://www.meddybemps.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of stories to share. Use them on your IWB or as part of a reading rotation group. Check out some of the games too. Great for younger students. </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    13. 13. <ul><li>Neo K -12- http://www.neok12.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>A collection of free videos, quizzes and animations for educational use. </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    14. 14. <ul><li>Fun for the Brain - http://www.fun4thebrain.com/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of games based around spelling, maths and many more. Some good resources for an Early Years classroom. </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Popcorn Words – spelling simple words e.g M100W Alien Munchtime – adding. You can choose fact families. Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    15. 15. <ul><li>Teacher LED- http://www.teacherled.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>A great resource for IWB games and learning interactives </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    16. 16. <ul><li>IXL - http://au.ixl.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Maths quizzes and games aligned to Australia's national curriculum. </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Telling the time Equal Parts Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    17. 17. <ul><li>Virtual Manipulatives- http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/mathematics/ebook_assets/vmf/VMF-Interface.html </li></ul><ul><li>Great for use with any IWB! </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    18. 18. <ul><li>Word Clouds </li></ul>Links to Great Websites http://www.abcya.com http://www.wordle.net http://www.tagxedo.com/ Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    19. 19. <ul><li>iBoard - http://www.iboard.co.uk/curriculum.htm#earlyYears </li></ul><ul><li>High quality educational interactive resources from the UK. </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Interactive stories Numeracy activities http://www.tagxedo.com/ SOSE activities Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    20. 20. <ul><li>Kerpoof- http://www.kerpoof.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Make movies, cards, drawings and stories all online and all free! </li></ul>Links to Great Websites Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    21. 21. <ul><li>Weally Wonderful Websites - http://ndco.cds.org.au/index.php/at/60-gerry-kennedy-at-articles </li></ul><ul><li>A vast resource of organised websites for educators. Some are excellent for Early Years. The author has authorised free distribution of this document. </li></ul>Weally Wonderful Websites Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    22. 22. <ul><li>Bug Club – Reading online with assessment. Interactive! </li></ul>http://www.pearsonplaces.com.au/bugclub.aspx Weally Wonderful Websites
    23. 23. <ul><li>An amazing resource that can (when used properly) bring lessons alive and inspire children to want to learn more. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a Youtube account – save your videos and be able to locate them faster </li></ul><ul><li>Days of the Week songs </li></ul><ul><li>Month songs </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s stories </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials on anything </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of ads and watch videos right through before showing class </li></ul><ul><li>Want to save a video for viewing offline? </li></ul>Online Videos Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    24. 24. Saving Online Videos Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    25. 25. Thanks for participating and have fun! Paul H. Smith 2011 phsmith@netconnect.com.au

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