Hook 'em with Tech: Using 21st Century Tools to Engage Kids in Your Content

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Hook 'em with Tech: Using 21st Century Tools to Engage Kids in Your Content

  1. 1. Hook ‘em with Tech Using 21st Century Tools to Engage Kids in Your Content Glenn Wiebe ESSDACK ©2008 glennw@essdack.org
  2. 2. • Download handouts at: www.socialstudiescentral.com • “Workshops” • “Hooked on Tech” • Download presentation at: slideshare.net/glennw98
  3. 3. 75 minutes!? Are you kidding me?
  4. 4. Disclaimer!
  5. 5. “To succeed in our struggle to build technology and new media to support learning, we must move far beyond the traditional view of teaching as delivery of information.” John Seely Brown
  6. 6. Sticky idea?
  7. 7. Technology is an absolute essential for your toolkit
  8. 8. Who are your kids?
  9. 9. So what?
  10. 10. “Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.” Marc Prensky
  11. 11. What is integration?
  12. 12. It’s about doing, not sitting
  13. 13. It’s connections to the real world
  14. 14. It’s about skills and content
  15. 15. Changing the way you teach
  16. 16. Changing the way kids learn
  17. 17. Change is hard!
  18. 18. Google Earth
  19. 19. Let’s crack the code!
  20. 20. Where are we from?
  21. 21. What are your standards?
  22. 22. Newspaper Archive
  23. 23. •Dust Bowl articles
  24. 24. Traveler IQ
  25. 25. EASE History
  26. 26. How does the media influence politics? How does politics influence the media? How does a time period influence both?
  27. 27. HS CG B4I1, 4, 7 HS US B3I2-6, 8 HS US B5I1-3
  28. 28. World War II posters
  29. 29. TeamTreks
  30. 30. BibMe
  31. 31. LetterPop
  32. 32. PhotoStory 3 / iPhoto
  33. 33. The American Revolution: A Digital Timeline
  34. 34. Stop Disasters
  35. 35. Your tools?
  36. 36. Some tips
  37. 37. • It’s not a silver bullet
  38. 38. • It’s not a silver bullet • Don’t re-invent the wheel
  39. 39. • It’s not a silver bullet • Don’t re-invent the wheel • Give up some control
  40. 40. • It’s not a silver bullet • Don’t re-invent the wheel • Give up some control • Always have a backup ready
  41. 41. • earth.google.com • teamtreks.org • www.nationalgeograph • letterpop.com ic.com/xpeditions/ activities/01/ • bibme.org crackcode.html • newspaperarchive.com • www.googlelittrips. • stopdisastersgame.org org • www.microsoft.com/ • www.gelessons.com windows/products/ • del.icio.is/glennw98/ windowsxp googleearth
  42. 42. An idea I’ve had . . . A tool I like . . . Something I will do with this information in the next week . . .
  43. 43. Glenn Wiebe ESSDACK glennw@essdack.org Tech integration questions? Social studies issues? I would love to hear from you! View other presentations at: slideshare.net/glennw98

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