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Minds on media

  1. 1. You’re Never Too Young To Learn: Using Technology To Document Student Achievement In The K-3 Classroom By Aviva Dunsiger - @avivaloca K-2 Teacher For 11 Years Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
  2. 2. GoogleDocsDeveloping ideas and working on conventionsGiving descriptive feedback to “bump up” their work
  3. 3. TwitterInteractive Writing – Using classroom resources to help with spelling unfamiliar words.
  4. 4. WordleDevelop ideas in all subject areas.Add to blog to show progress over the year.
  5. 5. Skype:Opening Up The Walls Of The ClassroomConnect with others to learn.Record Skype calls to provide documented evidence of learning.
  6. 6. Skype: For Small Group InteractionStudents using Skype to share their learning with others and learn from others too.
  7. 7. Students Teaching Students Through Skype: Redefining “A Teacher”
  8. 8. Wallwisher: Great As An “Exit Card” Students can use Wallwisher or Lino to demonstrate their knowledge on any subject. Can be embedded in a blog for evidence of learning.
  9. 9. Backchannelling: Reading, Writing, & Active Listening Students Using Today’sMeet As ABackchannel: Log Of “Conversation”
  10. 10. Halloween Story VoiceThreadsDifferentiated way of showing learning –Embedded on the blog as documentation oflearning.
  11. 11. A Student Using Diigo During Literacy CentresSocial Bookmarking for reading, writing,and the Arts. Makes thinking visible.
  12. 12. Storybird: Embed Into BlogsRecord of writing – Shows growth over time.
  13. 13. Class Blog PostUsing video recordings to show thinking.
  14. 14. Blogging On The SMART BoardLearning from peers. Record ofcontributions.
  15. 15. Student Blogging:Brainstormed On Palm Treo And Writing On Computer – Record of ideas and final product.
  16. 16. Daily Tweeters: Sharing Our Class With The World
  17. 17. EvernoteCompilation of assessment. Tags to help organize. Great way to show growth!
  18. 18. Don’t Underestimate Photographs, Videos, or RecordingsLivescribe Pen iPad iPod Touch Digital Camera Nintendo DS