Technology integration in the social studies classroom 2013

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Technology integration in the social studies classroom 2013

  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CLASSROOMUsing Technology to EnhanceStudent Learning – AnIntroduction
  2. 2. Collaboration Introduction & To Tech Organization Tools Tools Back Channeling & BYODCommon Core & TechPrimary IntegrationSources in the Social Mapping Studies Tools Student Response & Video Common Tools Feedback Problems and Concerns – Q&A
  3. 3. WHAT DOES TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION LOOK LIKE?WHY DID I NEED TO INTEGRATE IT? HOW?
  4. 4. “THINK BACK TEN YEARS AGO. WHAT WASTECHNOLOGY LIKE? NOW TRY TO IMAGINEWHAT IT WILL BE LIKE TEN YEARS FROMNOW.” SIR KEN ROBINSON
  5. 5. TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE WAY WE TEACH! Engagement Cooperation Collaboration Life Long LearnerWhere does technology fit in to whatwe are doing?
  6. 6. DO YOU KNOW A SITUATION LIKE THIS?
  7. 7. BLENDED LEARNINGSTART SLOW AND THEN ADD A LITTLE AT A TIME.
  8. 8. BLENDED LEARNING IS FLEXIBLE  Students receive instruction at a traditional school setting. And  At least part of the learning takes place outside of school in an online environment where students have some control over time, place and pace of the instruction.
  9. 9. SEARCH ENGINES Sweet Search Google Scholar InstaGrok (edmodo app) iSeek
  10. 10. BACKCHANNELING Twitter Today’s Meet LocaModa Edmodo Collaborize Classroom
  11. 11. BYOD – BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE  Bring Your Own Device is a Solution to a lack of resources.  Make sure you have a policy in place.  Survey your students.  Devices can be used for a variety of activities.
  12. 12. STUDENT RESPONSE/FEEDBACKPOLL EVERYWHERE
  13. 13. SOCRATIVEWWW.SOCRATIVE.COM
  14. 14. LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMSwww.edmodo.com
  15. 15. MOODLEHTTP://MOODLE.ORG/
  16. 16. FLEXIBILITY AND FUNCTIONALITY
  17. 17. APPLICATIONS IN SOCIAL STUDIES Why an LMS? How can I apply it in Social Studies?  Videos  Question and reflection  Feedback  Quizzes  Connecting and collaborating  Blogging
  18. 18. BEGINNER TIPS AND TRICKS Start small Set guidelines for use. Send a letter to parents about what it is and how you will be using it with students. Build your library. Set Notifications the way you want to communicate.
  19. 19. ADVANCED TIPS AND TRICKS Communities Link your resources in your library. Giving feedback to your students.  Written  Audio  Video
  20. 20. ORGANIZATION: LIVEBINDERS
  21. 21. COLLABORATION TOOLS Collaborative Writing and Communication  Google Apps
  22. 22. G O LE D CS OG O ht t ps://dr i ve.googl e.com/
  23. 23. Lessons & Activities for Collaborative Writing Peer Research, Writing and Editing Project Outlines Creative Writing Stories Collaborative Cause and Effect Writing Document Mash-ups Character Letter Exchange Global Connection Lesson Writing
  24. 24. COLLABORATIVE VIDEO CONFERENCING Skype
  25. 25. SKYPE IN THE CLASSROOMHTTPS://EDUCATION.SKYPE.COM/
  26. 26. COLLABORATIVE VIDEO CONFERENCINGGOOGLE+ HANGOUTS
  27. 27. GLOBAL CONNECTION TOOLSFLAT CLASSROOM - www.flatclassromproject.orgDavis, Vicki A., and Julie Lindsay. "Flat Classroom Project -Home." Flat Classroom Project - Home. Wikispaces.com, n.d.Web. 03 Aug. 2012. <http://www.flatclassroomproject.org/>.
  28. 28. GLOBAL CONNECTIONSEPALS - http://www.epals.com/
  29. 29. ACTIVITIES AND PROJECT IDEAS FORGLOBAL CONNECTIONS Current Events Sharing Cultural Exchange Flat Classroom Projects Guest Speakers: Historians, Authors  Kenneth C. Davis www.dontknowmuch.com Time Period Perspective  WWI/WWII  1920’s & 30’s  Cold War  Social Movements How do I get started? Websites, Twitter, Conferences
  30. 30. SCREENCASTING AND VIDEO CREATIONTOOLSScreencasting Tools Video Creation Tools ScreenCast-O-Matic  Animoto Screenr  Common Craft GoView  Qwiki CamStudio  Masher Camtasia Studio  Xtranormal ScreenFlow  YouTube Webinaria  School Tube
  31. 31. SCREENCAST-O-MATIC
  32. 32. JINGHTTP://WWW.TECHSMITH.COM/JING.HTML
  33. 33. VIDEO CREATION TOOLSANIMOTO HTTP://GOO.GL/N5RI1
  34. 34. YOUTUBE TEACHERS
  35. 35. ACTIVITIES AND LESSONS FOR VIDEO TOOLS Flippingthe Classroom Create Current Events videos Create a video about a historical event, person, concept or time period. Create Screencasts about a topic or concept. Record a How-to video Create a Travel Video Create a spoof of a historical event
  36. 36. MAPPING TOOLSGOOGLE EARTH
  37. 37. GOOGLE MAPSHTTP://HISTORYGEEK29.BLOGSPOT.COM/2012_11_01_ARCHIVE.HTML
  38. 38. DAVID RUMSEY’S HISTORICAL MAPSHTTP://WWW.DAVIDRUMSEY.COM/
  39. 39. WHAT WAS THEREHTTP://WWW.WHATWASTHERE.COM/DEFAULT.ASPX
  40. 40. STRATALOGICA
  41. 41. PRIMARY SOURCESNATIONAL ARCHIVES – DOCS TEACH
  42. 42. EDSITEMENTHTTP://EDSITEMENT.NEH.GOV/
  43. 43. LIBRARY OF CONGRESSHTTP://WWW.LOC.GOV/INDEX.HTML
  44. 44. PROCON.ORGHTTP://WWW.PROCON.ORG/
  45. 45. COMMON PROBLEMS AND CONCERNS Lack of technology training – Students and Teachers Students level of comfort with Technology Access for students BYOD – Accessibility for all
  46. 46. KEYS TO SUCCESS Start small – Try a few tools and activities to get your students going. Add a Little If it doesn’t work, try something else. Let students be the judge Use what works best for you and your students.
  47. 47. Q&A

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