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  1. 1. Title of the Unit: Getting Started with PreziAudience: 4th & 5th GradeTeachers at GWEPresented by: Bobbie Keenan Session: 45 Minutes Stage 1 - Desired ResultsEstablished GoalsNational Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T 2008)Standard 1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and CreativityTeachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology tofacilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Teachers:a. promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness.b. engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using digitaltools and resources.c. promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify studentsconceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes.d. model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with students,colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual environments.Standard 2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and AssessmentsTeachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessmentincorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and todevelop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS•S. Teachers:a. design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources topromote student learning and creativity.Standard 3. Model Digital-Age Work and LearningTeachers exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an innovativeprofessional in a global and digital society. Teachers:b. collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools andresources to support student success and innovation.c. communicate relevant information and ideas effectively to students, parents, and peers usinga variety of digital-age media and formats. Enduring Understandings Essential Questions Teachers will understand that Prezi What is a Prezi? provides teachers and students with a How can Prezi help student learning? creative tool where information can be shared and presented in a way that will enhance student achievement and
  2. 2. help them become critical thinkers and independent learners. Knowledge Skills Teachers will know the benefits of Teachers will be able to create their using Prezi to organize information for own Prezi. teaching any subject. They will be able to upload images, They will also know the benefits of videos, and share their Prezis by allowing students to create their own embedding them in their websites or Prezis by organizing, collaborating, and other Web 2.0 tools (wikis and blogs) presenting information about any topic.Misconceptions: There isnt that much difference between a Prezi and a PowerPoint. Prezi is too complicated for students to learn. Stage 2: Determine Acceptable Evidence Performance Tasks Other Evidence Teachers will create a Prezi account Observation during class. using their school email address. Email communication after class. They will also complete a survey to find One-on-one assistance during class. out their thoughts on using Prezi in their class in the future. Stage 3: Learning Activities. Teachers will need to bring their own laptops to this session to they can attempt to create their own Prezi. (Where, What) Introduce Prezi by showing my own Introduction Prezi. (Where, What) Talk a bit about the NETS - T standards that using Prezi in various daily lessons would and could address. (Where, What) Show a few more examples of Prezis that were created that address specific grade standards. (Hook/Hold) Prezi Examples o Verb
  3. 3. o Solar System o The Wright Brothers Present a step by step handout for creating a Prezi and create a short Prezi about making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, as we go over the handout. (Equip) During the session, the teachers will be able to ask questions. (Rethink, Revise) Teachers will be directed to a survey to take at the end of the session. (Evaluate) I will provide them with my email in the event they should have questions that cant be answered via the Prezi website or the online tutorial. (Tailor) Teachers will be directed to an online tutorial that will allow them to go through the steps of creating a Prezi on their own time. It will also provide them with more resources and ideas for creating Prezis. (Organize) ResourcesPrezi ExamplesVerb System Wright Brothers - Big Picture and Zebra Tool