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The Amazing Technology Race

  1. 1. The Amazing Technology Race<br />So much technology…so little time<br />
  2. 2. Flip Cameras<br />Demonstrate how to solve a math problem<br />Make a book commercial<br />Response to Reading<br />Reader’s Theatre<br />Rules & Procedures<br />Create documentaries from a social studies/science topic discussed in class<br />Fluency<br />
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  4. 4. iPods<br />Listen to reading<br /><br />Headphone Splitter Belkin - RockStarMultiheadphone Splitter - White/Green - F8Z274-P-BBY<br />Fluency<br />Flashcards<br />Listening Activities<br />
  5. 5. iPads <br />ebooks (Kindle app, etc.)<br />Concept reinforcement (apps) Fluency<br />Letter Formation<br />Blogging<br />
  6. 6. Apps<br />Use AppShopper to find out about price reductions, new apps, top apps, etc.<br />TCEA Website<br />Technology Blogs <br /><br /><br /><br />
  7. 7. Apps for Books<br />Storychimes (free)<br />Zoobooks (free)<br />National Geographic Kids (free)<br />Tumblebooks (paid)<br />
  8. 8. Apps for Math<br />Any of the McGraw-Hill math apps (sometimes free and some are 2 player)<br />Lobsterdiver<br />Pearldiver<br />Coin Math<br />5 Second Math<br />Speed Games<br />PopMath Lite<br />
  9. 9. Apps for Word Work<br />Boggle<br />Word Magic<br />Grammar Jammers Primary<br />Grammar Fun<br />Grammar Dragon<br />Bluster<br />My Word Wall<br />
  10. 10. Mimios<br />Allows you to target specific skills in an interactive way<br />BENEFIT: <br />Students are motivated and interested. <br />Q: When should I use my mimio? <br />A: All throughout the day for every subject!<br />Don’t reinvent the wheel!<br />Mimio Connect<br />
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  12. 12. Livescribe Pen<br /> - <br />Directions! Record directions on the Livescribe paper and tape to different areas/activities in your classroom!<br />LivescribeLibrary Treasure hunt! Research, follow the clues, tap and learn!<br />Walking Tour of the School! Tape these around on index cards with the student ambassadors describing that area or room - visitors or new kids can get a map of the school with the Livescribe Walking & Talking Points Tour© and listen as they explore the building!<br /><br />
  13. 13. More Livescribe Pen Ideas…<br />“I use it when I confer with students and then I email it to their parents so they can hear what kind of questions I ask and things I'm looking for.”<br />“I've also used it with students that struggle with getting their writing ideas down on paper. These students would simply sketch or draw their ideas while talking it out. Later they would play it back and organize their writing from it.”<br /><br /><ul><li>Livescribe Sound Stickers $24.95</li></li></ul><li>Computers<br />Concept Reinforcement<br />Listen to Reading<br />Blogging<br />Fluency - Webcam<br />Use classroom website to organize safe sites<br /><br />
  14. 14. ConnectEd<br />Reading book online<br />Vocabulary and spelling games<br />Animated comprehension lessons<br />Access to all worksheets categorized by week<br />Ability to assign students a “to do” list<br />Students may access reading book from home<br /><br />
  15. 15. Envision Math<br />Animated lessons<br />Practice – use mimio<br />Quizzes – clickers<br />Digital manipulatives<br />Ability to assign students a “to do” list<br /><br />
  16. 16. Listen to Reading Sites<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  17. 17. Blogging<br /><br />Ideas for how to use blogs:<br /><br />KidBlog<br />
  18. 18. Project-Based Learning<br />Projects By Jen<br />4th Grade<br />Flat Stanley Project<br />Tooth Tally<br />Monster Exchange<br />Variety of Projects<br />Poetry Collaboration<br />
  19. 19. More Tech Resources…<br />Community Clips<br />Pete’s Power Point Station<br />Storybird<br />Voki<br />Book Reviews<br />Voicethread<br />
  20. 20. If you want to start simple…<br />Easy-Speak Microphones <br />Talk Blocks / Talk Points / Talk Boards<br />Digital Picture Frames<br /> Nintendo DS - The “Learn” Series, Personal Trainer Math, Big Brain Academy, Junior Classic Books & Fairytales<br />