Turning Technologies Proven Methods For Success


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Suggestions for using Turning Technologies' TurningPoint Student Response Systems in K-12 classrooms

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Turning Technologies Proven Methods For Success

  1. 1. Turning Technologies Proven Methods for Success SRS and ROI
  2. 2. Save a Tree ...Ride a Response System! <ul><li>SRS offers educators a paperless grading system! </li></ul>
  3. 3. TurningPoint + Study Island = Achievement
  4. 4. Google and TurningPoint <ul><li>Google for PowerPoint Presentations and have instant content! </li></ul><ul><li>Have the students vote on places to go in Google Earth! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Anonymity <ul><li>Shy students need attention too! </li></ul><ul><li>SRS allows for ALL students to answer ALL questions ALL the time. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Data Driven Decisions
  7. 7. Microsoft Equation Editor <ul><li>Download the free equation editor from Microsoft and math/science teachers can add difficult to type symbols to their presentations. Offered in Word and PowerPoint. </li></ul>
  8. 8. &quot;I VOTED&quot; <ul><li>Conduct Mock elections, voting off the island or Poll the Audience in &quot;Who Wants to be a Millionaire&quot;! Students can not actually be voted off the classroom. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Online Games <ul><li>Use TurningPoint Anywhere to float over games Fox's &quot;Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader&quot; Funtrivia.com </li></ul><ul><li>Involve the entire class in the game. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Engage them or Enrage them! <ul><li>Keep your students tuned into learning and help stop the sale of these t-shirts! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Assessment FOR Learning <ul><li>Pre-Post Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiated Instruction </li></ul>
  12. 12. A Picture is worth a 1000 words <ul><li>Include both pictures and words as answer choices which encourages pre-readers and ESOL students to become Readers and English students. </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Use our image slide feature to quiz students on images from a science experiment with no text! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reduce Test Anxiety <ul><li>Frequent use of SRS can reduce test anxiety! </li></ul>
  14. 14. ACLB: All Children Left Behind <ul><li>By 2014 when NCLB requires all schools must meet AYP, up to 99% will not be meeting AYP. </li></ul>SRS can increase achievement through immediate feedback and data analysis
  15. 15. RTI & SRS..Response to Intervention
  16. 16. Test Drive it first! <ul><li>Track the success of programs, products, initiatives etc. using clickers to gather data on the control and test group! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Re-Invent the Wheel <ul><li>But then share it...set up a shared network folder and share your TurningPoint interactive presentations. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Share your Toy <ul><li>Allow students to create interactive presentations to present a book report, science project, or teach a concept. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Check IDs <ul><li>Manage your kits Device IDs by adding a jump drive with an excel spreadsheet that includes a list of the Device IDs. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Turn up the Heat <ul><li>Assess the LoTi (Level of Technology Integration) level of your entire staff at once. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Clicker Management <ul><li>Use Velcro to keep the clickers on the student desks. Create a seating chart and Velcro the clicker according to the chart. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Motivation Student Response Systems can help motivate students
  23. 23. Satisfaction Surveys <ul><li>Involve parents and community groups by conducting satisfaction surveys. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Clickers as Bloodhounds <ul><li>By adding the NCLB subcategories as groups in your participant lists teachers can track the achievement levels of these groups. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Story Starters <ul><li>Allow the students to choose verbs and nouns to create a sentence. Create a story from the sentence. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Whole School Achievement