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Literacy and Technology
Literacy and Technology
Literacy and Technology
Literacy and Technology
Literacy and Technology
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Literacy and Technology
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Literacy and Technology

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How to incorporate technology and iPads in Literacy instruction.

How to incorporate technology and iPads in Literacy instruction.

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  • Wendy,
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  • 1. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412http://youtu.be/SKVcQnyEIT8Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 2. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Literacy + Technology= Making a Difference By Engaging Learners Wendy Grojean wgrojean@unomaha.edu MRC Vice-PresidentInnovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 3. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412http://www.inov8-ed.com/2011/03/theres-a-special-app-for-that-part-7-apps-that-support-literacy-instruction/Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 4. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Print Awareness • How can you teach print awareness on an iPad? • Digital books have traits that 21st Century students need to be aware of. • Show and model the traits of ebooks that are used in your school/classroom • Dictionary, how to turn pages, bookmark, highlight, etc. • Compare/contrast-print & digital booksInnovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 5. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Phonological Awareness • Rhyming Bee-Show or hide the word to change level of difficulty • ABC Phonics Word Family Free-Can keep track of progress • Bluster-Fun individually, but better as a game for more than oneInnovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 6. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Phonics • Bob Books-Lite-Old fashioned Bob Books with flare! • Phonics Genius-6,000 flashcards grouped into 225 categories by phonics. • Sound Beginnings-Six different games teach beginning, middle, and end sounds.Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 7. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Fluency • 3R’s Using the iPad in Reading Apps used: Quick Voice App and a rubric • StoryKit App-Supported by NSF and International Children’s Digital Library -Write, illustrate, and narrate books • Echo Reading Apps used: Green Eggs and Ham (free-Lite version)Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 8. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Vocabulary • Opposites-A fun game for all ages-individually or in groups. • Mad Libs-Has spell check and offers suggestions on those tricky adjectives and adjectives-Similar app: Silly Sentence Free • Sparklefish-Mad Libs but with your own voice • Futaba-A fun word game for kids-up to four students can play at a time. (ELL)Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 9. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Comprehension • Aesop’s Quest- App includes Aesop’s Fables and questions after the reading. • Popplett-Create visual concept maps • Composer-An app that allows students/teachers to create interactive books.Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 10. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Writing/Creating **Involve comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary • Toontastic-Create a cartoon. Starts with a story arc (elements of a story) for creators to follow. Fluency as well-as the creator narrates story. • Puppet Pals-Create a puppet show and narrate the story. (Fluency) • A Novel Idea-Allows writers to organize and brainstorm novel ideas! • Sock Puppets-Similar to Toontastic & Puppet Pals- Except it’s sock puppets!!Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 11. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Social Media to Create a Literacy Community Biblionasium Shelfari Goodreads *Scholastic Reading Timer-Keep track of reading time, articles on literacy and book lists for parents.Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 12. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 Resources • Reading Rockets-Literacy Apps • Richard Colosi web site • Theres a Special App for that-Part 7-Apps that Support Literacy Instruction/Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy
  • 13. College of Education IDEAS Room Roskens Hall 412 • http://www.appysmarts.com/ • http://appshopper.com/ • http://www.famigo.com/ • http://bestappsforkids.com/ • http://www.appsmitten.com/Innovation Design Experiences Activities Synergy

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