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Student Productivity - Paperless Alternatives


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Student Productivity - Paperless Alternatives

  1. 1. Paperless Practice<br />Student Work<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />There are a plethora of web-based tools available that can provide viable alternatives for traditional paper/pencil tasks students complete regularly. There are many tools presented in this slide show. There is no expectation that you explore all tools, rather select an area in which you are interested in and examine the related tools.<br />
  3. 3. Digital Worksheets<br />There are some tools that provide an alternative to paper/pencil practice students often need to reinforce skills. Aside from reducing paper waste, an added benefit of some of these tools is the immediate feedback provided to students.<br />Web Poster Wizard<br />Google Forms<br />A-Plus Math Worksheets<br />Mr. Nussbaum Drill Library<br />Arcademic Skill Builders<br />ABC Order<br />The Ultimate Math Worksheet Generator<br />
  4. 4. Digital Forms<br />Create forms that can be completed digitally. Forms can be used to replace any paper you ask students to complete requiring text responses.<br />Word Forms<br />Google Forms<br />
  5. 5. Digital Note Taking<br />With more content available online, there are some web-based tools that can be used online to replace traditional paper/pencil & highlighter note taking techniques.<br />iLighter<br />WebNotes<br />Notely<br />Note Star<br />
  6. 6. Digital Graphic Organizers/Outlines<br />Create, edit and share mind maps and outlines using free web-based tools.<br />Bubbl.usHow To Video<br />MindMeister<br />Mindomo<br />Think Tank<br />
  7. 7. Digital Flash Cards<br />Do students need to create flash cards to study for quizzes/tests you administer? These online flashcard generators are a great replacement for all those little cards. Quizlet is my favorite as you can easily create and share sets and promote study skills!<br />Quizlet<br />Flashcard Machine<br />Fact Monster Math Flashcards (elementary)<br />A-Plus Math Flashcards (elementary)<br />
  8. 8. Digital To Do List<br />Organization skills can be challenging to promote among students. Online lists can be an engaging tool to promote task management skills and sharing responsibility in group project work.<br />Ta Da Lists<br />Remember the Milk (use with Google Calendar)<br />Toodledo<br />
  9. 9. Digital Assessment<br />If you are interested in creating online assessments these tools may be the answer you have been looking for!<br />WizIQ<br />QuizStar (free trial & then fee based)<br />List of testing software<br />
  10. 10. Digital Documents<br />Google Docs is an example of collaborative web-based software that allows numerous users to collaborate on a project through access to, and use of, word processing, spreadsheet, calendar, and presentation tools. All documents are stored on the web; thus, accessible anywhere and anytime one has access to the web. <br />Watch this video to learn more about Google Docs.<br />Watch this video to see how an Anthropology class used Google Docs to complete an interesting project*Disclaimer, this is a higher-ed example, but modifications could result in a similar use at the secondary level.<br />Google has a plethora of tools, some of which you may be interested in. To learn more about Google Tools click here.<br />
  11. 11. Wikis<br />Wiki is the Hawaiian word for “quick”. A wiki is a web authoring tool which allows for editing of a web page within web browser window. Anyone can edit content using an honor system. Some wikis can be protected by password so viewing and editing of pages can be limited to invited participants.<br />Click here to learn more about wikis.<br />Click here to learn more about wikis in education.<br />
  12. 12. Podcasts<br />A podcast is (derived from Apple&apos;s &quot;iPod&quot; and &quot;broadcasting”) a method of publishing audio files to the internet, allowing  users to subscribe to a feed and receive new audio files (episodes) automatically by subscription, usually for free.<br />Click here to learn more about podcasts.<br />Click here to learn more about podcasts in education.<br />