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Discovery Education Tips And Tricks


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Discovery Education Tips And Tricks

  1. 1. Discovery Education/ United Streaming Tips and Tricks Donna Rodriquez ACSI 2008
  2. 2. Digital Media <ul><li>Have you used video or other digital Media? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>United Streaming, YouTube, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iMovie, Windows Media Player </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>podcasting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What has been your experience? </li></ul><ul><li>How have your students reacted to it? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Getting Familiar <ul><li>The Woohoo </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Stuff </li></ul>Teacher Resources Classroom Resources
  4. 4. Teacher Resources A.K.A. DEN
  5. 5. Access materials shared by teachers, for teachers Share or find out What events are going In your state. Introduce yourself to other educators and get answers and/or help
  6. 6. Speeches Classroom Resources Great Media NOT JUST VIDEOS!! Clip Art Images Lesson Plans Articles Quizzes And more!! Sound Effects
  7. 7. Subject By Grade By State Standards
  8. 8. The Woohoo Teacher Stuff
  9. 9. Assignment Builder
  10. 10. Calendar
  11. 11. Atlas Interactive Map
  12. 12. D.E.N. Professional Resources
  13. 13. Lesson Plans!!
  14. 14. Quiz Builder
  15. 15. Writing Prompts
  16. 16. Cool…. So, What Do I Do NOW?? <ul><li>Make a PowerPoint and embed a video </li></ul><ul><li>Design a lesson with Assignment Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Start your class with a clip from Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Explore a culture with Atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Start a class with a video </li></ul>
  17. 17. Tips and Tricks
  18. 18. Embed a Video <ul><li>Download the video and save </li></ul><ul><li>In PowerPoint - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose slide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> Insert </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> Movies and Sounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> Movie from file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> Select movie click “choose” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Decide weather you want to play automatically or on click. ( I prefer on click so I choose “NO”) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Assignment Builder
  20. 20. Design a Lesson with Assignment Builder <ul><li>Add Info about assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Create assignment instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Save into My Content </li></ul>
  21. 21. Assignment Builder <ul><li>Add Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video segments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing prompts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to websites </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Assignment Builder <ul><li>Preview and make changes </li></ul><ul><li>Check the Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Provide assignment codes </li></ul>
  23. 23. Discover Atlas
  24. 24. Train Others