Developing Voicethread and Edmodo for the Classroom
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Developing Voicethread and Edmodo for the Classroom



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Developing Voicethread and Edmodo for the Classroom Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Antwuan Stinson, Ed. D. Professor, Secondary Education Curriculum & Instruction Alabama State University
  • 2. Current Professional Development What Professional Development should look like
  • 3. 1. 2. 3. To give you an idea what is available for teachers Guide you through a few tools that I use with my students Give you some ideas to help you expand your information and page on the schools website
  • 4. CoolToolsforSchools Wikispaces Google for Teachers Google apps My Google Site EdWeb2 Wikispaces
  • 5. GO2WEB20.NET Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX) Rubistar Youtube
  • 6.     Designate a day for critical thinking or creative ideas for a major grade Try Glogster for online student development of multimedia posters Use Voicethread for the collection of group conversations, images, documents, and video Create a Edmodo site for classroom interaction (blog, discussions, projects)
  • 7. What can Voicethread webtool be used for? Students can share stories or design a project which explains an assignment. Allow students to change or amend it any way they wish. This authentic assessment will engage creative students for hours.
  • 8.       Book Stories Solving math problems Flip books Pre-reading and making predictions Field trips Back to school night tour of your classroom       Creating digital collages over the year Authors of a certain period Scientific method Animal Habitats Photosynthesis Lab report or dissections
  • 9.
  • 10. Digital Discourse Facebook for the Classroom Presented by: Columbia Borough SD Park Elementary, Grade 5: Michael Deiter, Rachel Fried, Kevin Kreider & Fellow Students: JH, MS, ST, JS
  • 11.      Facebook for school Mirrors social networks Classroom, school, and collaboration abroad Meaningful center and off task options Online tracking and grouping opportunities
  • 12.           Free Privacy Used in any subject Assign and explain online… just 1 time! Attach and links, media, files Organize content in Edmodo permanent Library Create polls and quizzes Grade online with rubrics Threaded discussions- prepare for online learning! Parent access
  • 13. Edmodo Setup Edmodo is FREE!
  • 14. Teachers Can Manage Their Own Groups (Change Passwords, Remove Students, Remove Groups)
  • 15. No Email Needed for Students to Join a Group (Just a Group Code)
  • 16. Optional: Parents Can Access the Group (Each Student Has Their Own Parent Access Code)
  • 17. Edmodo Offers Many Ways to Communicate and Collaborate
  • 18. Way 1: Conversations about assignments 23
  • 19. Way 2: Create a Library of Posts with Tagging 24
  • 20. Way 3: Create a CrossClassroom Shared Group 25
  • 21. Way 4: Post to yourself 26
  • 22. Way 5: Poll Students/Teachers
  • 23. Way 6: Assignment as a Digital Dropbox
  • 24. Way 7: Link to Google Docs to share them 29
  • 25. 1 2 4 3 5 6
  • 26. Way 9: Set-up a Class Calendar You can view separate group calendars or see everything all-in-one.
  • 27. Way 10: Send out Directions Using the Note and Reply…Threaded Discussions
  • 28. Jigsaw, Think-Pair-Share, Literature Circle? Subgroups Within a Group Step 1 Step 2
  • 29. Edmodo Privacy Students Can Only Send Messages to the Group or Teacher. Students are unable to direct message each other. 
  • 30. Antwuan Stinson (334) 229-7690 (office) (334) 377-0537 (text my Google Voice)