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  • 1. TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO ENHANCE THE ELEMENTARY WRITING PROGRAM Presenters: Sandra Costa and Tina Centurio MAIS - November 2012
  • 2. In the beginning...Creative Writing● Typical Writing Club● Paper Pencil● Published BookEVOLUTION...● Teacher types some pieces and adds graphics● Published half/half handwritten/ PC/ ScannerINTO THE FUTURE...
  • 3. Creative Writing & Technology ClubTECHNOLOGY AS THE TOOL● less paper for 1st drafts● camera/editing photos/graphics● publishing still paper documents/ ebooks.● introducing web 2.0 tools
  • 4. Wiki● collaborative learning environment● a place to embed and post their work● easy access to resource links just a click away● three important buttons in the wiki: wiki (home); edit and save. Link to our wiki:
  • 5. Students are able to:● create customized avatars● add voice to your avatar● link Voki to any wiki, blog or website using an embed code Valentines Day
  • 6. Students are able to:● record written text using voice recording with no fixed limit of time● no login required● link to or publish recording to any wiki, blog or website with an embed code
  • 7. Students are able to:● do up to 3 minutes voice recording● link or publish their Audioboo using the embed code Spirit Week
  • 8. Students are able to:● add voice to images● easily add to any wiki, blog, website, or profile with an embed code Spring
  • 9. Students are able to:● create a digital flip book with stories● save document as a PDF file and simply upload it● convert PDF document into a flip book● 3 steps: upload PDF add title, customize and publish● link to or use the embed code to share with others Free Stories
  • 10. Students are able to:● create a word mosaic from text in different shapes● publish mosaic to a wiki/blog/website using the embed code Thanksgiving
  • 11. Students are able to:● create word clouds from text (words or sentences)● use different fonts, layouts and colors● no sign up or log in required● save online, print or use the embed code. Valentines Day
  • 12. Use "myebook" to:● create an ebook from scratch or● create a PDF document and easily turn it into an ebook● maximum of 32 pages● link to, embed or share your ebooks easily Book 1 Book 2 Book 3
  • 13. To access our presentation:
  • 14. HANDS ON SESSION● Link to our wiki● Links to websites are available at the top of each slide or on our wiki● please go to voki.com to create an avatar● grab the embed code● click on a test page in the wiki● click edit: insert html/javascript, paste embed code, click next, insert plugin, save GOOD LUCK!
  • 15. THANK YOU FOR COMINGOur contacts:scosta@caislisbon.orgtcenturio@caislisbon.org