Learning at Home with Technology<br />Benjamin Maynard<br />&<br />Scott Nichols <br />
Who are we? <br />Benjamin has worked at Inner Harbour since 2001 as both a teacher and librarian.  <br />Scott has worked...
Agenda 	<br />This Presentation has Three Sections: <br />Technology we use with students everyday<br /><ul><li>SuccessMak...
SuccessMaker<br />Almost all students begin here<br />Offers a detailed assessment of a students ability levels <br />We c...
PLATO<br />Higher level academic content <br />Focus on Algebra, Trigonometry, Chemistry, and Biology<br />
Section 2<br />Tutorial aids freely available online<br />
Presentation Blog <br />To help illustrate sites that are available we have build a blog to host links to various websites...
Example Websites <br />Math <br />Web Math<br />Cool Math <br />Mean and Median<br />English <br />Proof Reading Practice<...
Example Sites (con.)<br />Science<br />Hubble Heritage Project<br />Dinosaur<br />Volcano Cam<br />Social Science <br />Ci...
Section 3<br />Hands on!<br />
Feel Free to use a computer and tryout some of our software<br />We have demo accounts for both SuccessMaker and PLATO for...
Questions?<br />Feel free to contact us at<br />Benjamin <br />770-942-9606 x4405 <br />benjamin.maynard@youthvillages.org...
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Learning At Home With Technology

  1. 1. Learning at Home with Technology<br />Benjamin Maynard<br />&<br />Scott Nichols <br />
  2. 2. Who are we? <br />Benjamin has worked at Inner Harbour since 2001 as both a teacher and librarian. <br />Scott has worked for Inner Harbour since 2007; he works as a computer lab teacher. <br />
  3. 3. Agenda <br />This Presentation has Three Sections: <br />Technology we use with students everyday<br /><ul><li>SuccessMaker and PLATO</li></ul>Tutorial aids freely available online<br />Hands On<br /><ul><li>You get to “test drive” any of the programs we discussed tonight</li></li></ul><li>Section 1 <br />Technology Students Use Everyday<br />
  4. 4. SuccessMaker<br />Almost all students begin here<br />Offers a detailed assessment of a students ability levels <br />We can quickly see what academic areas need to be worked on<br />
  5. 5. PLATO<br />Higher level academic content <br />Focus on Algebra, Trigonometry, Chemistry, and Biology<br />
  6. 6. Section 2<br />Tutorial aids freely available online<br />
  7. 7. Presentation Blog <br />To help illustrate sites that are available we have build a blog to host links to various websites<br />http://www.yviheducation.blogspot.com<br />70+ websites on various topics <br />
  8. 8. Example Websites <br />Math <br />Web Math<br />Cool Math <br />Mean and Median<br />English <br />Proof Reading Practice<br />Essay Map<br />Mighty Books<br />
  9. 9. Example Sites (con.)<br />Science<br />Hubble Heritage Project<br />Dinosaur<br />Volcano Cam<br />Social Science <br />Civil War for Kids<br />Atlas<br />American Memory at the Library of Congress<br />
  10. 10. Section 3<br />Hands on!<br />
  11. 11. Feel Free to use a computer and tryout some of our software<br />We have demo accounts for both SuccessMaker and PLATO for you to try. <br />The computer desktop has a link to the presentation blog so you can tryout some of the websites.<br />
  12. 12. Questions?<br />Feel free to contact us at<br />Benjamin <br />770-942-9606 x4405 <br />benjamin.maynard@youthvillages.org<br />Scott <br />770-942-9606 x4183<br />scott.nichols@youthvillages.org<br />

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