Using Google to Enhance the Social Studies Curriculum<br />David Jakes<br />
Today…<br />Jakes.editme.com<br />
Google<br />Social Studies<br />Entry points/visuals<br />Teacher/student<br />
WebKinz<br />
Poptropica<br />
Virtual World Explosion<br />Data from http://www.kzero.co.uk<br />
Web 2.0 technologies = Connective Technologies<br />
Google:<br />Docs, Sites, Forms, Maps<br />Earth<br />
What does this mean for teaching and learning?<br />
What skills do you want students to exhibit?<br />
Communication<br />
Communication<br />Critical Thinking<br />
Communication<br />Critical Thinking<br />Collaboration<br />
Communication<br />Critical Thinking<br />Collaboration<br />Creativity<br />
Communication<br />Critical Thinking<br />Collaboration<br />Creativity<br />Citizenship<br />
How will the technology add value to skill development?<br />
What pedagogical process(es) will be utilized to support  the development of these skills? (and the effective use of tools...
How will you assess the learning?  How will you assess the technology?<br />
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Using Google To Improve Social Studies Instruction

  1. 1. Using Google to Enhance the Social Studies Curriculum<br />David Jakes<br />
  2. 2. Today…<br />Jakes.editme.com<br />
  3. 3. Google<br />Social Studies<br />Entry points/visuals<br />Teacher/student<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5.
  6. 6.
  7. 7. WebKinz<br />
  8. 8. Poptropica<br />
  9. 9. Virtual World Explosion<br />Data from http://www.kzero.co.uk<br />
  10. 10.
  11. 11. Web 2.0 technologies = Connective Technologies<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13.
  14. 14. Google:<br />Docs, Sites, Forms, Maps<br />Earth<br />
  15. 15. What does this mean for teaching and learning?<br />
  16. 16. What skills do you want students to exhibit?<br />
  17. 17. Communication<br />
  18. 18. Communication<br />Critical Thinking<br />
  19. 19. Communication<br />Critical Thinking<br />Collaboration<br />
  20. 20. Communication<br />Critical Thinking<br />Collaboration<br />Creativity<br />
  21. 21. Communication<br />Critical Thinking<br />Collaboration<br />Creativity<br />Citizenship<br />
  22. 22. How will the technology add value to skill development?<br />
  23. 23. What pedagogical process(es) will be utilized to support the development of these skills? (and the effective use of tools)<br />
  24. 24. How will you assess the learning? How will you assess the technology?<br />

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