A Digital Toolkit for Years 5 to 8 teachers - July 2010


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Presentation of suitable digital tools (and examples of use) for teachers of year 5 to 8 students. Presented at/for Hokitika ICT Cluster, July 2010.

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A Digital Toolkit for Years 5 to 8 teachers - July 2010

  1. 1. Digital Toolkit Top Tools for Years 5 - 8 Teachers Rachel Boyd, Waiuku Primary School http://rachelboyd.com July 2010
  2. 2. Free, online cartoon comic strip creator. http://www.toondoo.com/
  3. 3. http://www.mrhundermark.com/assignments/TTTFinal/Student_Samples/toon_doo_cameron2.png Publishing Poetry
  4. 4. • http://www.toondoo.com/public/s/u/e/sue2276/toons/cool-cartoon-494750.png Language Learning
  5. 5. Free, online tool that generates ‘Word Clouds’ from text you provide. http://www.wordle.net
  6. 6. http://bcseoul.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/picture-11.png Learning Vocabulary
  7. 7. http://www.scribd.com/doc/25339225/Reading-Comp-from-Copyright-free-texts about? Pre-reading What do you think the story will be
  8. 8. http://www.slideshare.net/JenniferW/wordle-ideas?from=ss_embed Descriptions
  9. 9. A comic desktop publishing computer programme developed by plasq for Mac & Windows. http://plasq.com/comiclife/
  10. 10. Credit Pt England School http://www.flickr.com/photos/extpes/2381801530/ + Visual Mihi
  11. 11. https://tewhakatipurangahouictpdcluster.wikispaces.com/Comic+Life From Omanu School Shape Poems
  12. 12. http://prodev.wsd.wednet.edu/topics/comiclife/examples/howtowashtablesexample.jpg + Writing Procedural
  13. 13. http://prodev.wsd.wednet.edu/topics/comiclife/examples/howtowashtablesexample.jpg Communicate a message
  14. 14. Free, online collaborative website for presenting or co-constructing content. http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers
  15. 15. http://ms1001tales2009.wikispaces.com/ Collaborative Stories
  16. 16. http://room6mapua.wikispaces.com Collaborative Learning - Q & A
  17. 17. Free, online tool that allows you to create a glog (online poster) using text, images, music and video. http://edu.glogster.com/
  18. 18. http://environmentalheroes.pbworks.com/Sylvia+Earle+per+4 Projects Digital Poster
  19. 19. http://pasola.edu.glogster.com/earth-day/?w1 & Linking to Info. Communicating Ideas
  20. 20. Free, online journal or website for showcasing learning with parents/ whanau and a possible global audience. http://www.blogger.com
  21. 21. http://melvilleroom8.blogspot.com/2010/06/melville-intermediate-how-to-make-maori_18.html Teaching the World!
  22. 22. My Class: http://room9writing2009.blogspot.com Reluctant Writers Giving students an audience
  23. 23. My Class: http://room9reflects.blogspot.com/ Learning Reflecting on
  24. 24. Linking School/ Home Learning
  25. 25. Free, online tool that allows you to create an online notice board where people can add their ideas as‘sticky notes’ http://www.wallwisher.com/
  26. 26. • http://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_436f8kscmdc Pre-Inquiry Questioning
  27. 27. My Class: http://room9nelsoncentral2009.blogspot.com/2009/08/introducing-nina.html What do you think about...?
  28. 28. Fun, free, online site that allows you to do amazing things with your digital camera photographs. http://bighugelabs.com http://bighugelabs.com/education.php
  29. 29. http://www.edutopia.org/do-it-yourself-motivational-posters# Motivational Poster
  30. 30. http://www.slideshare.net/bdyck/big-huge-labs Cover Magazine
  31. 31. http://sites.google.com/site/nctiesjungle/NCTies-2009/trading-card-examples Movie Poster
  32. 32. Software application that allows free voice/video calls over the Internet. http://www.skype.com
  33. 33. http://2kmblog.globalstudent.org.au/2010/06/08/skype-show-n-tell-breakfast-party/ Breakfast Skype Buddies
  34. 34. http://moturoa.blogspot.com/2007/06/skype-call-with-rod-waddell-in-valencia.html & Interviewing Learning from others
  35. 35. Free, online tool that allows the creation and editing of documents online while collaborating in real time with others. http://docs.google.com/
  36. 36. My Class: http://room9nelsoncentral2009.blogspot.com/ Collaborative Narrative Writing
  37. 37. Free, online social bookmarking tool that allows your ‘bookmarks’ or ‘favourites’ to be accessible online from any computer. http://delicious.com/
  38. 38. Bookmarking Educational Games Online http://delicious.com/room12TNIS
  39. 39. http://delicious.com/miss_pearceys_class/Pukeko Maths Groups Targeting activities for Reading/
  40. 40. Free, online tool that allows the simple creation of animated movies using pre-created characters and settings. “If you can type, you can make movies” http://www.xtranormal.com/
  41. 41. My Class: http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/5697187/ Findings Sharing Inquiry Learning
  42. 42. What ideas have you got for how you could use the tools from your digital toolkit in the classroom?
  43. 43. Thanks! Feel free to email me if you have any questions or queries. Hopefully you have gained lots of new ideas about some eLearning tools you can add to your “Digital Toolkit” Have a play with the tools and think creatively about how you can integrate and use them in your teaching and learning programmes. rachelboyd@xtra.co.nz http://www.rachelboyd.com
  44. 44. Image Credits Image: 'Drilled' http://www.flickr.com/photos/17731548@N00/2221656599 Image: 'patient' http://www.flickr.com/photos/10687935@N04/2376359338 Image: 'Tools' http://www.flickr.com/photos/23626319@N00/3552992113 Image: 'My Swiss Army Knife' http://www.flickr.com/photos/80516279@N00/2274372747