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Hoagies' Gifted: Online Bargain Basement Returns

  1. 1. The Bargain Basement: Differentiating for Free Carolyn Kottmeyer Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  2. 2. Why online courses? <ul><li>Great option for advanced kids </li></ul><ul><li>Ready-made curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Often available free! </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  3. 3. Administrative Issues <ul><li>Supervision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom, library, home? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grading </li></ul><ul><li>Credit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School Needs Formal Plan </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  4. 4. How do I choose? <ul><li>Thoroughly review any course you are considering </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be a slave to the curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum is a tool, not an end in itself </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  5. 5. Review… <ul><li>Review ALL the course materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review each lesson and activity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make sure course meets the student’s needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  6. 6. Select a course… <ul><li>Course materials completely free </li></ul><ul><li>Course must be substantial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full semester or year’s material </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course must provide school course content, or substantial enrichment </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  7. 7. How to use Online Curriculum <ul><li>Make sure someone in the school can be available to support the child </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keep child motivated </li></ul><ul><li>Keep records, if the curriculum doesn’t include record keeping </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  8. 8. Do a trial run… <ul><li>Some kids respond better than others to online learning </li></ul><ul><li>Have the child run a few lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Consider both your reactions and the child’s reactions to… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>online learning in general </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the particular curriculum </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  9. 9. Keep records <ul><li>Use a planner or logbook </li></ul><ul><li>Track daily progress </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  10. 10. Engage in discussion <ul><li>Set aside discussion time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online education can be a little lonely </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discussion can be with… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentor or older student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom volunteer or aide </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  11. 11. Just in case… <ul><li>If you are dependent on an online course for complete instruction… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Print out some or all instructional materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download the course website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WebWhacker** </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Websites occasionally change to fee-based or disappear </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  12. 12. Professional Development <ul><li>Gifted Education Professional Development Package </li></ul><ul><li>Our Gifted Online Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Belin Blank Gifted Teachers Listserv </li></ul><ul><li>Davidson Institute's Educators Guild </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  13. 13. Gifted Education Professional Development Package <ul><li>Comprehensive 6-unit package </li></ul><ul><li>Early childhood, primary & secondary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding Giftedness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identification of Gifted Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social and Emotional Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Underachievement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Differentiation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing Programmes and Provisions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>www.dest.gov.au/sectors/school_education/publications_resources/profiles/gifted_education_professional_development_package.htm </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  15. 15. Mailing Lists <ul><li>Belin Blank Gifted Teachers Listserv </li></ul><ul><li>www.education.uiowa.edu/belinblank/professional/ </li></ul><ul><li>Davidson Institute's Educators Guild </li></ul><ul><li>www.educatorsguild.org </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  16. 16. Where to find courses? <ul><li>(Free) Online High School Courses & Curriculum Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-reviewed collection of high school (and early college) level semester or full year courses, all free… </li></ul><ul><li>www.hoagiesgifted.org/online_hs.htm </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  17. 17. Where to find curriculum? <ul><li>Internet Investigations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Libraries of curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual curriculum units </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collection of all age/grade level courses, all free… </li></ul><ul><li>www.hoagiesgifted.org/investigations.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Young Gifted Kids </li></ul><ul><li>www.hoagiesgifted.org/young_kids.htm </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  18. 18. Pre-K and Elementary Options <ul><li>Reading & Language Arts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Starfall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glencoe Literature Library (K-12) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Donn’s Links to Free Literature Units </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive School Mathematics Program (CSMP) </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  19. 19. Pre-K and Elementary Options <ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploratorium </li></ul></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>H.I.P. Pocket Change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Odyssey Online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Geology and Geography </li></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Learning Web </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assorted </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poisson Rouge (pre-school) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eduweb Adventures (K-12+) </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  20. 20. Starfall <ul><li>Where children have fun learning to read! </li></ul><ul><li>Fun activities help kids learn… </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.starfall.com </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  24. 24. William & Mary Navigators <ul><li>Literature units </li></ul><ul><li>Developed specifically for gifted students </li></ul><ul><li>cfge.wm.edu/curr_language.htm#navigators </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  27. 27. Glencoe Literature Library <ul><li>Literature study guides for (20-40 pages each) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/litlibrary </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  30. 30. Mr. Donn’s Links to Free Literature Units <ul><li>Mrs. Donn’s special section on Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of titles, hundreds of links to free study resources </li></ul><ul><li>www.mrdonn.org/literature.html </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  32. 32. Comprehensive School Mathematics Program (CSMP) <ul><li>An exemplary K-6 math curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not currently funded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash programs for exercises becoming available… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ceure.buffalostate.edu/~csmp </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  35. 35. Exploratorium <ul><li>Explorations in science and more! </li></ul><ul><li>www.exploratorium.edu </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  39. 39. H.I.P. Pocket Change <ul><li>History of U.S. money </li></ul><ul><li>www.usmint.gov/kids </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  41. 41. Odyssey Online <ul><li>History… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ancient Egypt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greece </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Near East </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ancient Americas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sub-Saharan Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>www.carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  43. 43. Poisson Rouge <ul><li>Pre-school investigation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Numbers & Counting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alphabet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive toys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kaleidoscope </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Woodpecker </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constellations of the night sky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No reading required! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>www.poissonrouge.com </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  46. 46. eduweb <ul><li>Educational, interactive web adventures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual and Performing Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth & Space Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering & Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People & Cultures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>www.eduweb.com/portfolio/portfolio.php </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  49. 49. U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Learning Web <ul><li>Changing World </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring Caves (grade K-3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Change (grade 4-6) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geologic Age (grade 7-12) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Working With Maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map Adventures (grade K-3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What Do Maps Show? (grade 5-8) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring Maps (grade 7-12) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Earth Hazards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Volcanoes (grade 4-8) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Model of Three Faults (grade 7-12) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>education.usgs.gov </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  51. 51. Middle & High School Options <ul><li>English / Literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SCORE Literature Cyberguides </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assorted </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MIT OpenCourseWare Video Courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Repository of Online Courses, Monterey Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UCBerkeley on YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Khan Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forensics Illustrated: Step Under the Tape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DNA Interactive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital History </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BBC Languages </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  52. 52. Score Cyberguides <ul><li>Online literature units </li></ul><ul><li>www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  55. 55. MIT OpenCourseWare Video Courses <ul><li>Dozens of subjects, hundreds of courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 courses beyond AP Calculus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discrete Mathematics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linear Algebra </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Math for Engineers (2) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drama and Film </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music and Theater Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots more… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ocw.mit.edu/index.htm </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  58. 58. Digital History <ul><li>Resources for AP U.S. History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary documents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/ </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  60. 60. BBC Languages <ul><li>Exploratory & beginner language courses in a variety of languages </li></ul><ul><li>Record the video series overnight </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 downloads for phrase practice </li></ul><ul><li>www.bbc.co.uk/languages/ </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  63. 63. Monterey Institute AP courses <ul><li>AP Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculus AB and BC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics B and C </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. History </li></ul></ul><ul><li>www.archive.org/details/ap_courses </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  66. 66. Forensics Illustrated: Step Under the Tape <ul><li>Comprehensive high school Forensic Science course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Powerpoints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worksheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test Reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tests & Keys </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://bsapp.com/forensics_illustrated/ </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  69. 69. DNA Interactive <ul><li>Learn the history, function, and future of human DNA… </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dnai.org/ </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  72. 72. iTunes U <ul><li>Evolution of education – the campus that never sleeps </li></ul><ul><li>K-12 and higher education </li></ul><ul><li>www.apple.com/ itunes u/ </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  76. 76. YouTube <ul><li>UCBerkeley on YouTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hundreds of classes, live on video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some entire courses available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More added monthly… </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  79. 79. Khan Academy <ul><li>UCBerkeley on YouTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hundreds of classes, live on video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some entire courses available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More added monthly… </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
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  82. 82. Online Bargain Basement <ul><li>Internet is full of free courses, curriculum units, and resources for the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Check out the deals in the Online Bargain Basement! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer
  83. 83. The Online Bargain Basement Returns Thanks for coming down! Copyright © 2007-2011 Kathi Kearney & Carolyn Kottmeyer

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