Voracious Vocabulary: Apps That Attack Works


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Voracious Vocabulary: Apps That Attack Works

  1. 1. Image Source Via Flickr Glasgore Voracious VOCABULARY APPS THAT ATTACK WORDS Reform Symposium E-Conference (RSCON) October 13, 2013 Joquetta “The Digital Diva” Johnson, Library Media Specialist
  2. 2. www.joquettajohnson.com @accordin2jo
  3. 3. Presentation and additional resources can be found: http://tinyurl.com/vocablivebinder
  4. 4. ELL Lit acy er Con tent Spe cific Writ ing Hi gh Te Sta st ke in g s mon Com re Co Image source: http://dosya.beyn.org/yazilar/soru-isareti-zar.jpg
  5. 5. Words are the currency of communication. A robust vocabulary improves all areas of communication — listening, speaking, reading and writing. http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/understanding-vocabulary
  6. 6. App Is… . an abbreviation for application. An app is a piece of software. It can run on the Internet, on your computer, or on your phone or other electronic device. http://google.about.com/od/a/g/apps_def.htm
  7. 7. F- Free $ -Fee F/$ - Free & Paid Features A- App Store D- Android
  8. 8. Quizlet F$
  9. 9. Vocabulary F/$
  10. 10. VocabAhead F$
  11. 11. VisualThesaurus F /$
  12. 12. VocabGrabber F/$
  13. 13. Flocabulary F/$
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  15. 15. Lesson ideas Student Interactives F
  16. 16. Student produced work using cellphones and collage app
  17. 17. http://edutech4teachers.edublogs.org/2012/03/18/paper-slide-videos/
  18. 18. Student Reflection http://youtu.be/gIJs9uxia4o
  19. 19. In sel f-sele c teams, ted studen ts cho SAT vo ose cabula ry fro vocaba m head.c om tha they w t anted to lea and us rn e in a They p story. osted their to Edm list odo.co other m, so teams could their see list. They w requir ere ed to use at least five w or
  20. 20. Team S.H.Y. brainstorming, sharing, and drafting ideas for their story using a story map from www.readwritethink.org.
  21. 21. Story Map
  22. 22. Script
  23. 23. http://youtu.be/XKvbMosx7xE
  24. 24. Student Reflection
  25. 25. Student Reflection
  26. 26. http://tinyurl.com/paperslide1 http://goo.gl/te3g3C
  27. 27. Digital Tools & Resources Used in this Proj Brain Pop and Safari Montage Video: teaching students about the writing process Edmodo: posting resources, communicating and collaborating with teams, assignment updates, and reflections Flip Cameras and iPads: recording videos and student reflections Morgue File and Search CC: locating copyright free images ThreeRing App and Website: documenting student work Vocabahead Website: selecting SAT vocabulary YouTube: introducing students to Paper Slide Videos and posting final Paper Slide Videos
  28. 28. www.spellingbee.com Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fcharlton/2143083305/
  29. 29. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
  30. 30. Joquetta “The Digital Diva” Johnson Library Media Specialist Pikesville High School Baltimore County Public Schools Baltimore, MD USA www.twitter.com/accordin2jo http://slideshare.net/accordin2jo http://youtube.com/accordin2jo http://diigo.com/joquettajohnson https://linkedin.com/joquettajohnson http://facebook.com/joquettajohnson http://thedigitaldiva.tumblr.com jjohnson@bcps.org www.joquettajohnson.com www.pikesvillehslibrary.pbworks.com www.youtube.com/pikesvillehslibrary
  31. 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexander_wrege/2998403001/