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Technology for 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 the internet in your classroom then you need to check this out </li></ul><ul><li>This is used for teaching students and interacting your lessons with video clips. </li></ul><ul><li>Kids love movies! Use this website to mix your lessons 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 assist students be involved with the subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great for cognitive development because students will need a plan and reason of 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 reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Another way of using PowerPoint in your classroom is having the student’s create a presentation 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 them to recreate what they’ve learned. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s creative and new ways of teaching! It’s better than having them memorize the textbook. 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 their 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>They 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? </li></ul><ul><li>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 their friends updates. </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 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>