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Technology fo Teachers

  1. 1. Technology for Novice Teachers By: Stephanie Yankeliovich And Charlcie Holguin
  2. 2. Digital Writing <ul><li>In a traditional classroom, students have written essays and term papers in a framework designated for research and critical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Writing on the Web equates to new possibilities for thinking and assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul>Website:
  3. 3. How do you do it? <ul><li>Teachers use documents such as Microsoft Word in order to have student’s complete their assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Look for this image for Microsoft Word </li></ul>
  4. 4. Teacher Tube <ul><li>If you have access to internet in your classroom you need to check out this website </li></ul><ul><li>This is used for teaching students and interacting your lessons with video clip. </li></ul><ul><li>Kids love movies! Use this website to mix your lesson with something fun! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 5. SMART Boards <ul><li>Teachers around the world are using SMART boards in their classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s an interactive whiteboard that lets you </li></ul><ul><li>deliver your lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Write notes in digital ink </li></ul><ul><li>All with the simple touch of a finger! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Digital Cameras in the Classroom <ul><li>Why should we use them? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the camera will helps students be involved with the subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great for cognitive development because students will need a plan and reason what pictures to take. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s convenient! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You don’t have to wait to get the photos printed, you just quickly upload them onto your computer! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Digital Photos <ul><li>How do I apply them into my lessons? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s easy! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are many ways to use digital photos you can create scavenger hunts inside the classroom so you know your students understand the lesson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take pictures of school events and have them apply them with their lesson. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create fun projects and have a blast! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. PowerPoint <ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint is a great way to present new information to the class </li></ul><ul><li>It contains </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And animation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint can be used in teacher and student presentations </li></ul>
  9. 9. What it’s Used For <ul><li>It’s as easy as 1…2…3… </li></ul><ul><li>It’s used in businesses to present new information and products and can be used in the classroom for the same </li></ul><ul><li>Another way of using PowerPoint in your classroom is having the student’s create one and present their knowledge like a professional. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Excel <ul><li>Microsoft Excel is also used in many businesses and in presentations </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a great way to use graphs, charts, and organize information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Numbers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematical Equations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taking Role </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inputting Grades </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Not just for Teachers…. <ul><li>Why limit students to organizing information on paper when Excel already has columns and rows ready? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Digital Video <ul><li>Why stop at digital cameras? </li></ul><ul><li>Another productive way in challenging students, is having them create a story using digital cameras. </li></ul><ul><li>Give students enough time to brainstorm the topic in order for them to create a story line. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Why is THIS Important? <ul><li>You can use this new technique for different reasons </li></ul><ul><li>You have them dig deeper into a subject and have them create a storyline in order to present to the class a video of what they learned in the subject. We really want to have the recreate what they learned. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s creative and new teaching! It’s better than having them memorize the textbook. They learn by being involved in the recording. Students are learning by creating the storyline and making sure it’s accurate. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Digital Video Example <ul><li>Student’s use digital videos in different ways. </li></ul><ul><li>Middle School students created a Public Service Announcement to raise the awareness of Global Warning. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 15. Webquest <ul><li>If you know how to use Word, PowerPoint, or Excel, then you are more likely capable of using web quest </li></ul><ul><li>Web quests requires more than just summarizing it includes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synthesis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem-solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Judgment </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Web quest in the Classroom <ul><ul><li>Web quests makes good use of the web. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This isn’t a research report nor is it a step by step math or science equation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This is where student’s can interact with each other and edit their information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A great way for teachers to also check student’s work and edit them as they go along. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Twitter <ul><li>We are at that time where social media is the new way of communicating </li></ul><ul><li>We update our status’s and following people on twitter. </li></ul><ul><li>Most student’s tend to have a twitter page so they are able to follow their friends or even their favorite celebrities </li></ul><ul><li>But, how about following the teachers? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Using Twitter in the Classroom <ul><li>Many student’s go home and spend hours doing other things rather than doing homework </li></ul><ul><li>Most student’s tend to go online and check out their messages on social networks </li></ul><ul><li>What if teachers had their own pages and used them to remind students of what happened in class or about their homework assignments. Here’s an example post </li></ul><ul><li>“ REMINDER: Homework due tomorrow…Pages __ to___ due tomorrow!” </li></ul>
  19. 19. Facebook <ul><li>Another social media that so many student’s use to see what their friends are doing. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can update their status, show examples, add photos, and the list goes on and on. </li></ul><ul><li>Adding the student’s and their parents is a great way to interact and use reminders </li></ul>
  20. 20. Parents and Facebook <ul><li>A lot of adult’s use the social media to communicate as well </li></ul><ul><li>Adding the student’s parents on a specific page that is used for your class is important. </li></ul><ul><li>That way the parents are also involved in what their child is doing in your class. </li></ul>