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Technology integration in the social studies classroom

  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CLASSROOM Using Technology to Enhance Student Learning – An Introduction
  2. 2. Introduction To Tech Tools Common Core & Primary Sources Student Response & Feedback Collaboration & Organization Tools Back Channeling & BYOD Tech Integration in the Social Studies Common Problems and Concerns – Q&A Mapping Tools Video Tools
  3. 3. WHAT DOES TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION LOOK LIKE? WHY DID I NEED TO INTEGRATE IT? HOW?
  4. 4. “THINK BACK TEN YEARS AGO. WHAT WAS TECHNOLOGY LIKE? NOW TRY TO IMAGINE WHAT IT WILL BE LIKE TEN YEARS FROM NOW.” SIR KEN ROBINSON
  5. 5. TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE WAY WE TEACH!  Engagement  Cooperation  Collaboration  Life Long Learner Where does technology fit in to what we are doing?
  6. 6. DO YOU KNOW A SITUATION LIKE THIS?
  7. 7. BLENDED LEARNING START 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. TOOLS FOR BLENDED LEARNING
  10. 10. BLENDED LEARNING LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS www.edmodo.com
  11. 11. MOODLE HTTP://MOODLE.ORG/
  12. 12. FLEXIBILITY AND FUNCTIONALITY
  13. 13. COLLABORIZE CLASSROOM HTTP://WWW.COLLABORIZECLASSROOM.COM/
  14. 14. EDUBLOGS WWW.EDUBLOGS.COM
  15. 15. PADLET WWW.PADLET.COM
  16. 16. APPLICATIONS IN SOCIAL STUDIES  Why Blended Learning?  How can I apply it in Social Studies?  Videos  Question and reflection  Feedback  Quizzes  Connecting and collaborating  Blogging
  17. 17. SEARCH ENGINES Sweet Search  Google Scholar  InstaGrok (edmodo app)  iSeek 
  18. 18. BACKCHANNELING Twitter  Today’s Meet  LocaModa  Edmodo  Collaborize Classroom 
  19. 19. 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. 
  20. 20. STUDENT RESPONSE/FEEDBACK POLL EVERYWHERE
  21. 21. SOCRATIVE WWW.SOCRATIVE.COM
  22. 22. 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.
  23. 23. ADVANCED TIPS AND TRICKS  Communities  Link your resources in your library.  Giving feedback to your students.  Written  Audio  Video
  24. 24. ORGANIZATION: LIVEBINDERS
  25. 25. COLLABORATION TOOLS  Collaborative Writing and Communication  Google Apps
  26. 26. G O LE D CS OG O ht t ps://dr i ve.googl e.com /
  27. 27. 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 
  28. 28. COLLABORATIVE VIDEO CONFERENCING  Skype
  29. 29. SKYPE IN THE CLASSROOM HTTPS://EDUCATION.SKYPE.COM/
  30. 30. COLLABORATIVE VIDEO CONFERENCING GOOGLE+ HANGOUTS
  31. 31. GLOBAL CONNECTION TOOLS FLAT CLASSROOM - www.flatclassromproject.org Davis, 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/>.
  32. 32. GLOBAL CONNECTIONS EPALS - http://www.epals.com/
  33. 33. ACTIVITIES AND PROJECT IDEAS FOR GLOBAL 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
  34. 34. SCREENCASTING AND VIDEO CREATION TOOLS Screencasting Tools Video Creation Tools ScreenCast-O-Matic  Screenr  GoView  CamStudio  Camtasia Studio  ScreenFlow  Webinaria  Animoto  Common Craft  Qwiki  Masher  Xtranormal  YouTube  School Tube 
  35. 35. SCREENCAST-O-MATIC
  36. 36. JING HTTP://WWW.TECHSMITH.COM/JING.HTML
  37. 37. VIDEO CREATION TOOLS ANIMOTO HTTP://GOO.GL/N5RI1
  38. 38. YOUTUBE TEACHERS
  39. 39. ACTIVITIES AND LESSONS FOR VIDEO TOOLS  Flipping the 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
  40. 40. MAPPING TOOLS GOOGLE EARTH
  41. 41. GOOGLE MAPS HTTP://HISTORYGEEK29.BLOGSPOT.COM/2012_11_01_ARCHIVE.HTML
  42. 42. DAVID RUMSEY’S HISTORICAL MAPS HTTP://WWW.DAVIDRUMSEY.COM/
  43. 43. STRATALOGICA
  44. 44. PRIMARY SOURCES NATIONAL ARCHIVES – DOCS TEACH
  45. 45. EDSITEMENT HTTP://EDSITEMENT.NEH.GOV/
  46. 46. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS HTTP://WWW.LOC.GOV/INDEX.HTML
  47. 47. PROCON.ORG HTTP://WWW.PROCON.ORG/
  48. 48. COMMON PROBLEMS AND CONCERNS Lack of technology training – Students and Teachers  Students level of comfort with Technology  Access for students  BYOD – Accessibility for all 
  49. 49. 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.
  50. 50. Q&A

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