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Ladue History Presentation

  1. 2. 8 th Grade American History at South Valley Jr. High in Liberty, Missouri Graduate Instructor at Park University teaching “Technology for the Classroom”
  2. 3. Currently serving as the 2007 / 2008 Missouri Teacher of the Year
  3. 11. A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman
  4. 15. Started my journey in spring of 2005 when I purchased my first MP3 player
  5. 17. Speaking of History podcast and blog began in June 2005 visitors from 145 countries in past two years 50,000 downloads in the last two weeks
  6. 18. Speaking of History Podcast / Blog Visitors August 2007 to May 2008
  7. 19. Edit audio with a free program named AUDACITY
  8. 20. StudyCasts - Record audio review for upcoming test Post MP3 file to the Internet Students listen at home on Internet, MP3 player, or CD
  9. 21. - Record tests for students who have modifications for taking tests - Books have been read and recorded (with permission) - Record young students reading for fluency
  10. 22. Currently part of a pilot using Microsoft’s Zune MP3 player Transfer pictures and audio with wireless connections – studycasts, presentation notes
  11. 23. AT&T Grant to create historical information about Liberty using Guide by Cell technology Students will narrate museum artifact information
  12. 24. Allow students to become PRODUCERS of the content they use not just CONSUMERS
  13. 25. Microsoft’s PhotoStory 3 – create video from still pictures Microsoft’s MovieMaker2 – create video from video Free download, easy to use
  14. 26. Boston Massacre LIVE! Newscast Historical perspective and power of media Students write the scripts
  15. 27. TV commercials from history using PhotoStory3 Create a TV election ad for Lincoln in the 1860 campaign
  16. 28. Liberty Minutes video project 3-5 minute videos on local historical topics Hollywood Night
  17. 29. Guerrilla Season Book Blog Project the past two years 350 Liberty students with parents, California students, home school students and author
  18. 31. Donner Party Debate Record class debate Send experts MP3 of debate and they respond with comments
  19. 32. Teacher sends the e-mail 10 question limit Archaeologist answered during a hurricane from her laptop on kitchen floor of her home
  20. 34. Online assessment With Quia Immediate data and feedback for tests and pretests
  21. 35. <ul><li>Testing results: </li></ul><ul><li>SVJH 8 th Grade Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Highest score of any content area </li></ul><ul><li>Largest yearly improvement </li></ul>
  22. 38. Eric Langhorst [email_address] 8 th Grade American History South Valley Jr. High Liberty, Missouri