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  • 1. Big Ideas in TechnologyDr. Cheryl WissickNovember 15, 2010Cwissick@sc.edu
    Presentation Background By PresenterMedia.com
  • 2. Present Big Ideas in Technology
    Provide Tools you can use now
    Introduce Web sites
    Objectives
  • 3. Technology as a tool to teach
    Make sure students know how to use the tools effectively and efficiently
    #1 Use Technology as a Tool
  • 4. Wissick’s Web Toolboxes
    http://webtoolboxes.wikispaces.com
    Web Site
  • 5. UDL = Universal Design for Learning
    UDL = learning styles
    UDL means preparing instruction that offer multiple means of engagement, representation, and expression
    #2 Implement UDL
  • 6. Affective networks – WHY
    Multiple means of engagement
    Recognition networks – WHAT
    Multiple means representation
    Strategic networks – HOW
    Multiple means expression
    More on UDL (is not learning styles)
  • 7. UDL: http://www.udlcenter.org/
    CAST: http://www.cast.org
    Web Sites: UDL Center & CAST
    Check out the UDL Guidelines and checkpoints
  • 8. Technology should not be a burden but support our efforts
    Do not try to reinvent an activity but always customize it for the students
    Learn to customize and be selective in searching ex. PowerPoint Adjectives
    #3 Organize and Select
  • 9. The Teachers Hub
    http://theteachershub.com/
    Educational Technology Guy
    http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com/
    Tammy's Tech Tips
    http://www.tammyworchester.com
    Free Tech for Teachers
    http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
    Web Sites – Subscribe for tips
  • 10. Select and organize
    Create PLN Personal Learning Network
    Delicious / Diigo– bookmarking tools
    Twitter with Tweetdeck
    Manage RSS feeds with iGoogle
    Select tools CC http://search.creativecommons.org/
    Set up these tools NOW
  • 11. Sites with multi-resources
    4 Teachers
    http://www.4teachers.org
    Intervention Central
    http://www.interventioncentral.org
  • 12.
  • 13. Work with others
    Share your work
    Create a wiki
    Personal page
    Collaborate on a project
    Use a Blog or Glog to extend ideas
    Use Jing for Screen capture
    # 4 Collaborate
  • 14. Wikispaces
    PBWorks
    Glogster EDU
    Wiki, blog, Flickr, YouTube
    Create
    • group projects
    • 15. Individual portfolios
  • What we use to make our life easier are considered AT in school
    Use FREE tools for ALL
    Word processing
    Spell checker
    Word prediction
    #5 Assistive Technology & Free
  • Autosummarize in Word
    Wikipedia – Simple English
    Check out the
    Web tools for more…
    Tools
  • 18. Above all have fun with technology
    Use tools to enhance and extend learning
    Play with the technology
    #6 Make it Fun
  • 19. Wordlehttp://www.wordle.net
    Tagxedohttp://www.tagxedo.com
    Spell with Flicker http://metaatem.net/words/
    Prezihttp://www.prezi.com
    Web Tools
  • 20. Bookbuilder http://bookbuilder.cast.org
    Create Books & Posters
  • 21. When you learn a new skill or tool, practice it for another class
    Keep extending your technology skills
    Discover new ways to use old tools
    Don’t assume you know it all just because you are a digital native !!
    # 7 Keep in Practice
  • 22. Create a coloring book
    Create an interactive quiz
    Model use of technology
    Extend your PowerPoint Skills
  • 23. What’s in your toolbox?
    Tools
    UDL
    Organize
    Collaborate
    AT & Free
    Play
    Practice

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