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Slide show on connecting home and hospital bound students to their classroom and classmates

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I connect intro

  1. 1. i-Connect to Home and Hospital Bound Students
  2. 2. Today’s Presentation <ul><li>http:// / </li></ul>Click on Discussion to add comments and post questions
  3. 3. Presenters <ul><li>Prince George’s County Public Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Sharon Neill – Office of Home & Hospital Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Carmella Doty – Technology Training Team </li></ul><ul><li>Eron Cohen – Calverton Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Barbara Noll – Technology Training Team </li></ul>
  4. 4. Objective <ul><li>Participants will learn how to use selected computer applications in order to keep home and hospital bound students connected to the their classroom(s), classwork and prepare for high-stakes state testing. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Students enrolled in Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 3 through 21 years of age </li></ul><ul><li>Unable to attend school due to a verified physical or emotional condition </li></ul>PGCPS Home & Hospital Bound Students
  6. 6. <ul><li>PGCPS serves approximately 600 to 900 students a year </li></ul><ul><li>The goal is to keep students current with classroom instruction and connected to their classmates </li></ul>PGCPS Home & Hospital Bound Students
  7. 7. Simple i-Connect Tools <ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Live video chat (Google Chat and/or Skype) </li></ul><ul><li>Web Sites including wikis </li></ul>Teachers can keep students connected using
  8. 8. Instant Messaging <ul><li>Live </li></ul><ul><li>During class, a student can Instant Message class activities to home bound student </li></ul><ul><li>Can be recorded </li></ul><ul><li>Many providers </li></ul><ul><li>Google has group messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul>
  9. 9. Google Video Chat <ul><li>Live video/audio </li></ul><ul><li>Works inside of Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>Both users MUST have Gmail and application </li></ul><ul><li>Webcam required </li></ul>
  10. 10. PGCPS Office of Home & Hospital Teaching <ul><li>One on one instruction (teacher meets with student face to face) </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Portal </li></ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing </li></ul>Service Options for Home & Hospital Bound Students: