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Paperless Education: Using Wikis and Other Online Resources Blanca Herrera March 6, 2010 CUE Conference
Background Info <ul><li>Teacher for 13 years </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Coach and Trainer for 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain...
Setting Up Wiki Page <ul><ul><li>Used PBWorks to open a classroom account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Had students get e-ma...
PBWorks  for Students <ul><ul><li>Workshops on: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating files </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
PBWorks  for Staff <ul><li>Used to post information for teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yard Duty Schedule </li></ul></ul><...
Animoto <ul><li>Make quick slideshows for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Stud...
Google  Docs <ul><li>Students collaborate to create a presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Samples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social ...
Wordle- <ul><li>Word clouds with key words </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To express feelings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Vocabu...
IXL <ul><li>Online math lessons for mastery </li></ul><ul><li>Creates reports for each skill, each student, troubled areas...
You Tube <ul><li>Used to upload vocabulary videos </li></ul><ul><li>Used to play songs for singing </li></ul>
Pandora <ul><li>Used on iPhone to play music for Ballroom Dancing during P.E. </li></ul>
School Loop <ul><li>School web site used for:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Post information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload vi...
List of Resources <ul><ul><li>msherrera2010.pbworks.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>animoto .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Contact Information     <ul><li>Blanca Herrera </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail:  </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul>...
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Ms. Herrera shared how she has utilized many online tech tools to teach her 6th grade students.

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Paperless Education 2010

  1. 1. Paperless Education: Using Wikis and Other Online Resources Blanca Herrera March 6, 2010 CUE Conference
  2. 2. Background Info <ul><li>Teacher for 13 years </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Coach and Trainer for 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>Obtained M.A. in Instructional Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Attended Leadership Foundation Institute in 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Attended iTell-Tech Tools for ELL in 2009 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Setting Up Wiki Page <ul><ul><li>Used PBWorks to open a classroom account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Had students get e-mail accounts and request access or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created student accounts if students did not have e-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set-up folders for each student to save work </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. PBWorks for Students <ul><ul><li>Workshops on: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating files </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Making links </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Embedding source code from other resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students used wiki to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do their homework </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Post their essays </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Created links to Google Docs such as presentations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access school web page </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access math site ixl.com to do homework </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. PBWorks for Staff <ul><li>Used to post information for teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yard Duty Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes for professional development </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Animoto <ul><li>Make quick slideshows for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies Vocabulary </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Google Docs <ul><li>Students collaborate to create a presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Samples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Wordle- <ul><li>Word clouds with key words </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To express feelings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Vocabulary </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. IXL <ul><li>Online math lessons for mastery </li></ul><ul><li>Creates reports for each skill, each student, troubled areas, and many more </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps track of time each student spends each day </li></ul><ul><li>Standards Based </li></ul><ul><li>Annual subscription ($200/class of 30, $6 each additional student, less for schoolwide) </li></ul>
  10. 10. You Tube <ul><li>Used to upload vocabulary videos </li></ul><ul><li>Used to play songs for singing </li></ul>
  11. 11. Pandora <ul><li>Used on iPhone to play music for Ballroom Dancing during P.E. </li></ul>
  12. 12. School Loop <ul><li>School web site used for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Post information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload video tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures of events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to other resources for teachers and parents </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. List of Resources <ul><ul><li>msherrera2010.pbworks.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>animoto .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>docs.google.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wordle.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ixl .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>youtube .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pandora .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schoolloop: spangler.musd.org </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Contact Information     <ul><li>Blanca Herrera </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Web Address: </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Digital Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>msherrerainspires.org </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Page </li></ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/ylrggdj </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki pages: </li></ul><ul><li>msherrera2010.pbworks.com </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: engageinspire </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 408-561-0461 </li></ul>

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