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Virginia History Presentation


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Virginia History Presentation

  1. 1. Virginia History Comes Alive Jamestown Podcast Project VSTE Conference 2008 Roanoke, VA
  2. 2. Presenters <ul><li>Camilla Gagliolo, Information Technology Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Heather Blake, 4th Grade Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Suzanne Bishop, School Library Media Specialist </li></ul>
  3. 3. Goals <ul><li>Students will know key facts about the Jamestown Colony, based on Virginia SOLs. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will know how to use podcasting, wikis and other technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will use podcasting, wikis and other technology to share their products. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will effectively choose and use a variety of research techniques. </li></ul>
  4. 4. SOLs -- Grade 4 <ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>Oral Language (4.1, 4.2), Reading,(4.3, 4.5, 4.6) Writing (4.7, 4.8) </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Studies </li></ul><ul><li>VS.2, VS.3, VS.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Computer/Technology </li></ul><ul><li>C/T 3-5.2, C/T 3-5.4, C/T 3-5.6, C/T 3-5.8 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tools <ul><li>MovieMaker?? </li></ul><ul><li>Ipods -- recording audio </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting -- video and audio </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Online databases </li></ul><ul><li>GarageBand </li></ul><ul><li>Apple computers </li></ul>
  6. 6. Timeline <ul><li>September </li></ul><ul><li>* school staff meet </li></ul><ul><li>October </li></ul><ul><li>* students conduct research </li></ul><ul><li>* students write products </li></ul><ul><li>November </li></ul><ul><li>* visit Jamestown Colony </li></ul><ul><li>* students produce products </li></ul><ul><li>December </li></ul><ul><li>* </li></ul>
  7. 7. Process <ul><li>Week One </li></ul><ul><li>* Library for research lesson </li></ul><ul><li>* Library for research </li></ul><ul><li>Week Two </li></ul><ul><li>* Library and classroom for research </li></ul><ul><li>Week Three </li></ul><ul><li>* Classroom for product creation </li></ul>
  8. 8. Process <ul><li>Week Four </li></ul><ul><li>* Visit to Jamestown </li></ul><ul><li>Week Five </li></ul><ul><li>* </li></ul><ul><li>Week Six </li></ul><ul><li>* </li></ul>
  9. 9. Research <ul><li>Trash-n-treasure </li></ul><ul><li>Effective keyword searching </li></ul><ul><li>Online databases </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias (print and online) </li></ul><ul><li>Nonfiction print </li></ul><ul><li>Atlases </li></ul>
  10. 10. What makes it possible <ul><li>Available technology </li></ul><ul><li>“ Early adapter” teacher </li></ul><ul><li>ITC teaching teachers AND students </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible library scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive administration </li></ul>