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Group Spotlight- Group D

  1. 1. Group D •Chuck Kalar •Kelly Jacoby • Chelsea Fore
  2. 2. Chapter 12 – Highlights  NCSS Standards  “History Wars”  TMI  Ethical Concerns  Integration
  3. 3. Image Devices  Scanners  Maps, historical/political images  Digital Cameras  Geographic locations, landmarks, digital timelines  Video Cameras  Global classrooms, recording field trips and vacations
  4. 4. Technology Integration  Communicating  Global classrooms, email, “educational phones”  Collaborating  E-projects, weblogs, digital storytelling  Conducting Research  Electronic research, virtual trips, GIS/GPS, Google Earth  http://campus.fortunecity.com/newton/40/field. html  Problem-solving  Simulations, graphic representations
  5. 5. Productivity Tools  Word-processing applications  Outlines, notes, worksheets, tests/quizzes, classroom newsletters, waivers (field trips)  Spreadsheet applications  Student grades, attendance  Database system applications  GIS/GPS
  6. 6. Multimedia Tools  Encarta  Virtual tours, voice clips, photos, text  New York Times & USA Today  Online news, current or archived articles  Old Farmers Almanac  Current weather, gardening, food, astronomy, advice blogs  Scholastic News  Current events and activities
  7. 7. Special Needs  Selective Dissemination of Information  Filter Information to student interest  Personalized Newspaper (www.crayon.net )  Publicize what students are interested in  ReadingBar (www.readplease.com)  Program reads text  News-2-You (www.news-2-you.com)  News set at different skill levels
  8. 8. Ethical & Legal Use  Filters  Students will not be able to access specific sites  “Cyber Cheating”  When students copy and paste information  Plagiarizing  When students do not paraphrase or accredit sources  Legal Downloads  Teachers and students can find “free” software, but is it legal?
  9. 9. Copyright Laws & Guidelines  Clearly copyrighted  Get permission from the owner of the site  No copyright statement  Reference the site by its URL and the owner’s name
  10. 10. TrackStar & WebQuest Activities  Track # 63594  Regions of the United States  Track # 112654  George Washington  Track #191796  Discovering DINOSAURS!  Web Quest  The Seven Wonders Web Quest
  11. 11. Instructional Software  Graphing software  TimeLiner 5.0  Create timelines of historical figures  Classroom Jeopardy!  Drill and practice game
  12. 12. Resources for Research  Electronic Research  Newspapers  YouTube or TeacherTube  Library Research
  13. 13. Social Studies Rubrics  http://www.rubrics4teachers.com  This website helps teachers assess their students in the most effective way possible  http://rubistar.4teachers.org/  RubiStar creates rubrics for project based learning activities  http://teachers.teach-nology.com/  This website provides rubrics and assessment tools for teachers
  14. 14. Integrated Lesson Plans  Simulations  The Oregon Trail  Graphic Representations  How to Make a Timeline  GIS/GPS  www.gis2gps.com/GIS/lessons/lessons.html  Virtual Trips  http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SSCICivilWarVirtualF ieldTripPlusHyperStudioPres59.htm
  15. 15. Presentation Summary  Image Devices  Technology Integration  Productivity Tools  Multimedia Tools  Special Needs  Ethical & Legal Use  Copyright Laws & Guidelines  TrackStar & WebQuest  Instructional Software  Research Projects  Social Studies Rubrics  Integration
  16. 16. Works Cited  http://earth.google.com/  http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/subject/i ntegrating_tech_ss.phtml  http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/Frameworks/sstudies/ part3a10.htm  http://www.squidoo.com/Internet-Filter  http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/index.jsp  http://webquest.org/index.php  http://www.tomsnyder.com/products/product.asp?sk u=timv50
  17. 17. Works Cited Contd.  http://www.teachertube.com/  www.gis2gps.com/GIS/lessons/lessons.html  http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SSCICivilWarVirtualFiel dTripPlusHyperStudioPres59.htm  http://teachers.teach-nology.com/  http://rubistar.4teachers.org/  www.crayon.net  www.readplease.com  www.news-2-you.com

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