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  • 1. Using Technology to Motivate Students Ashley Gabriel Jillian Perfetti Stephanie Prohaska
  • 2. Technology: Why Does it Matter?
    • Motivation
    • With-it-ness
    • Challenging Students
    • Diverging from the norm
    • Ease of differentiating instruction
  • 3. Web Quests
    • What are they?
    • How are they used?
    • Where can I find them?
  • 4. What are they?
    • Safe and easy way for students to surf the internet.
    • Cross-curricular activities
    • Inquiry oriented lesson
    • Culminating project challenges students to think outside the box
    • Higher order thinking skills
    • Simulates a real world situation
  • 5. How are they used?
    • Teacher finds or creates a web quest
    • Students are given specific instructions through the web quest
    • The instructions will lead them to the culminating project
  • 6. Where can I find them?
    • http://bestwebquests.com/
    • http://webquest.org
    • http://webquest.sdsu.edu/
  • 7. Samples We Made
    • Let’s Tour France
    • http://plato.mercyhurst.edu/education/majors/sprohaska/ProhaskaWebQuest/index.htm
  • 8. Cyber Lessons
    • Shorter web quests
    • Activity/Application
    • Small Project
    • Safe sites linked for students to “research”
    • http://plato.mercyhurst.edu/education/majors/sprohaska/educ211/cyberlesson.htm
  • 9. Inspiration and Kidspiration
    • Encourages effective note-taking
    • An easy way for young children to organize their ideas
    • Lets the teacher create appropriate lessons
  • 10. Interactive PowerPoints
    • Using PowerPoint to teach a lesson
    • Uses fun activities to teach new notes or reinforce old information
    • Motivates students by hands on engagement
    • http://plato.mercyhurst.edu/education/majors/sprohaska/educ211/ppt.htm
  • 11. Virtual Field Trips
    • Students can learn about places they may never be able to visit
    • Students can travel the world without leaving the classroom
    • Great for schools without the resources to take actual field trips
  • 12. Virtual Field Trips
    • http://www.roman-empire.net/children/visit.html
    • http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Education/OnlineResources/default.cfm
    • http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/
    • http://www.nineplanets.org
    • http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/antarctica/index.html
  • 13. IMovies
    • Project that requires higher order thinking and incorporates video technology
    • Students choose a topic and organize a video story
    • Gives the students a chance explore their interests
  • 14. Teacher Tube
    • Safe version of You Tube
    • Provides supplemental videos for classroom lectures
    • Engages students by allowing alternative resources
    • www.teachertube.com
  • 15. Podcasting
    • Audacity
      • Recording or music
    • Windows Movie Maker
    • Graphic Organizer
    • www.podcastpickle.com
  • 16. Audacity
  • 17. Windows Movie Maker
  • 18. Final Thoughts
    • Digital Disconnect
      • Bridging the gap between tech savvy students and teachers
    • Any age level from kindergarten through college
    • Technology at your fingertips--and it’s easier than you think!

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