Workshop August 18, 2011 Specialists

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  • 1. Workshop – Thursday August 18, 2011 Litchfield School DistrictCurriculum/Integration for secondary specialists (grades 6-12)9:30 – 10:00 o Start PowerPoint (Log onto SlideShare Presentation and Sync.in Agenda) o Introductions – What are you hoping to take away from today? VoiceThread http://voicethread.com/ https://web20.ed.voicethread.com/?#u501675.b2171896.i11585284 o Poetry http://voicethraead.com/?#q.b119840.i725907 o Math http://voicethread.com/?#q+math.b321846.i1786529 • Technology Integration Matrix http://fcit.usf.edu/matrix/matrix.php • BlogLines, Google Reader – Watch RSS Video o RSS Aggregators - Richard Byrne, Edutopia, Tech Learning 10:00-10:30 • Cool Tools – o Sync.in http://sync.in Online real time document sharing o Print What You Like http://printwhatyoulike.com Print only the parts of websites o JogLab http://www.joglab.com/ o Poll Junkie http://polljunkie.com o Download Helper http://downloadhelper.net o Format Factory http://www.formatoz.com/index.html o Online Convertor http://www.online-convert.com/ o Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/ Share and get slideshows o Boolify http://www.boolify.org/index.php showing students how search operator words affect search results o Twurdy http://www.twurdy.com/index.php Search by readability level10:30-11:15 • Blogs (Blogger) EduBlogs, 21Classrooms
  • 2. o 64 Interesting Class Blog Posts https://docs.google.com/present/view? id=0AclS3lrlFkCIZGhuMnZjdjVfNzQ5ZnpiczlxYzM&hl=en_GB o Duck Diaries http://duckdiaries.edublogs.org/ o Mighty Writers http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=41233 o Blogs by discipline http://movingforward.wikispaces.com/Education+Blogs+by+Discipline 11:15-12:00 • Wikis, PB Wiki, Wikispaces, Wet Paint o PBWiki http://hamptonacademy.pbworks.com/w/page/35144872/Hampton%20Academy %20Book%20Reports%20-%202 Oral Book Reports o About Costa Rica http://aboutcostarica.pbworks.com/w/page/1250495/FrontPage Student created site about Costa Rica12:45 -3:00 o Guidance o GCFLearnFree.org® is supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc. (GCF®) whose mission is "to create and provide education, employment, and life enrichment opportunities for people who desire to improve the quality of their lives".  Everyday Life: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/everydaylife  Career http://www.gcflearnfree.org/ o Seven sites to help students choose and apply to colleges http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/09/7-sites-to-help-students-choose-and.html o iCould http://icould.com/ is a UK-based website that features videos of people sharing their career stories. o Family & Consumer Sciences o The Science of Cooking http://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/index.html o Sewing.com http://www.sewing.org/index.html o All Recipes http://allrecipes.com/ This website will save all of your favorite recipes and will make a shopping list for you. o Free online blueprints http://www.smallblueprinter.com Design your house plan blueprints online with smallblueprinter, then take a 3D walk through your design, check out an isometric view and print out your plan. Its free and easy to use. o Art
  • 3. o National Gallery Art http://www.nga.gov/education/classroom/index.mhtm o The Incredible Art Department http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/ o The Kennedy Center http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators.aspxo Business o Econoclass http://www.econoclass.com/games.html activities, case studies, debate topics, and links to other sites to support the teaching of economics at the high school level o Access Analyze Act http://www.pbs.org/teachers/access-analyze-act-economy/media- resources/ ...a site from PBS for high school students dealiing with current economic issues; inlcudes case studies, lesson plans, media mater o National Stock Market Analysis http://www.nationalsms.com/ Student teams are each given a virtual $ 100,000 in cash and then simulated buying and selling of stocks, bonds and mutual funds.($12.00)o PE/Health o Mr. Robbo PE Geek Blog http://thepegeek.com/ o Physical Education Update Blog http://www.physicaleducationupdate.com/peblog/Index.php/ o PE Central http://www.pecentral.org/index.html ...a great site that provides links to the latest information about contemporary physical education