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  1. 1. to Engage Learners and Differentiate Instruction<br />Andrew Halter<br />Instructional Technology Coach<br />Hampton Twp School District<br />Tech Based Strategies <br />
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  3. 3. How do you relate?<br />I am the tech leery monk<br />I am the tech savvy monk<br />I am somewhere in between<br />
  4. 4. Student Needs—The BIG picture:<br />We are "moving from the Information Age <br />to the Conceptual Age." <br />Schools must prepare students for a different workplace--one that values<br />innovation, imagination, creativity, communication, and emotional intelligence.<br /> ~ Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind 2005<br />
  5. 5. Today’s students demand…<br />"Engage me or enrage me."<br /> ~Mark Prensky<br />Student Needs—The Reality<br />
  6. 6. i.e. the “digital natives” are restless (or resting)!<br />
  7. 7. Bag <br />O’<br />Tricks<br />
  8. 8. Technology Engages<br />Content--by giving teachers and students instant, anywhere anytime access to present and consume information in practically infinite, ever expanding forms.<br />Process--by providing tools to vary instructional practice , engage learners, and provide opportunities for collaboration and authentic audience.<br />Product --by providing tools to CREATE dynamic, authentic products t0 show understanding and explore relevance.<br />
  9. 9.<br />Click on the <br />Differentiation with Tech<br />link<br />on the left<br />
  10. 10. Click on the Wallwisher Activity link and share a successful experience you have had with students and technology.<br />“I have used ____________ to ________________.”<br />Your Turn…<br />
  11. 11. Click on the Tech Check Survey link on the wiki and check all boxes that apply.<br />Your Turn (again)<br />
  12. 12. Rate your tech savvy<br />1-beginner<br />4-expert<br />2<br />3<br />Is this in English?<br />I recognize/have used a few of these<br />I’ve used many of these tools<br />I could be running this session<br />
  13. 13. Formative Assessment<br />Assessment<br />FOR<br /> learning<br />
  14. 14. Formative Assessment Tools<br />Response devices<br />
  15. 15. ex 2<br />ex 2<br />Survey and quiz creation tools <br />
  16. 16. Chatrooms<br />and <br />Discussion Boards<br />ex 2<br />
  17. 17. The Web 2.0 Classroom<br />Online Learning Centers<br />Class <br />Website<br />
  18. 18. Classroom Resource Center<br />Discussion Platform<br />Individual Web Portfolio<br />Flexible Grouping<br />Webquests<br />Project Based Learning<br /> Ways to Wiki<br />
  19. 19.<br /><br /><br /><br />Wikis as a Classroom Website and Resource<br />
  20. 20.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Individual and Class Portfolios<br />
  21. 21.<br /><br /><br />Wikis for Collaboration<br />
  22. 22.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Wikis for Project Based Assessment<br />
  23. 23.<br /><br />Wiki-based Webquests<br />
  24. 24. Independent Reading Reflections<br />Reader Response Journal<br />Relevance and Connections <br />Creative Voice Blogs<br />KWL logs<br />Blogs<br />
  25. 25.<br /><br /><br />Blog Examples<br />
  26. 26. Animoto<br /><br /><br />Photo Story<br /><br /><br />Movie Maker<br /><br /><br />Digital Storytelling<br />
  27. 27.<br /><br />Cultural Geography Example<br />Podcasting<br />
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  30. 30. More Teacher Tools<br />Jing—record screencasts of lessons (also can be done on SMART or Promethean board)<br /><br />Gliffy/Webspiration--create collaborative concept maps and graphic organizers<br />Example<br />Inspiration/kidspiration--Multimedia graphic organizer software<br />Example 1Example 2<br />Delicious and Diigo-Social bookmarking tools that allow you to tag, organize and share web resources. Browse my resources at:<br />
  31. 31. More Tools<br />Wix--create flash-based websites<br />Scriblink—Online, collaborative whiteboards<br />Read the Words–will instantly read back any text that can be copied and pasted.<br />Jog the Web-Create an annotated tour of websites<br /><br />Quizlet–create flashcards and online quizzes<br />
  32. 32. Toon Doo—Create comics and graphic novels<br />Timeglider/Dipity/Xtimeline—create a web hosted multimedia timeline.<br />Glogster—Create digital posters<br />Geogebra—Create and manipulate geometric objects<br />Google Sketch Up—Create 3-D Drawings and objects<br />Google Earth-Take students on a virtual field trip anywhere in the world or have them create their own.<br />Open Culture—one of the most comprehensive educational media sites on the web.<br />More Teacher Tools<br />
  33. 33. We covered:<br />Formative Assessment<br />Dynamic Classroom Resources with Wikis and Blogs<br />Digital Storytelling Tools<br />Many other web 2.0 tools along the way<br />My Goal…<br />to inspire you, not overwhelm you!<br />Wheww!!!<br />
  34. 34. Find one tool and run with it<br />YOU don’t have to be the expert<br />Share student work <br />Monitor and adjust<br />Share the wealth with colleagues<br />Tips For Trying<br />
  35. 35. Design a lesson that integrates one of the tools mentioned in today’s workshop.<br />Begin a class resource wiki or a project wiki--start simple and expand throughout the year<br />Plan a lesson that offers a technology based assessment option (Animoto, Photostory, Glogster, Toon Doo, Wix, Wiki design, etc.)<br />Some Suggestions…<br />