EDTC 614: Integrating Technology into the curriculum Topic 3: Activity 2 Betty Hustead November 12, 2010
Teacher ToolsFeeding students and teachers gets their attention, but then you need to haveinteresting presentations to keep it.There are many tools to help teachers on line.My favorite is Web 2.0.http://sites.google.com/site/educationalweb20tools/HomeIt has newsletters, current info, new tech, games, maps, blogs, and anything else you can think about needing or using.
Tools for ScienceMany Science Sources can beFound Online.National weather service on line school www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/index.htmWeather underground www.wunderground.com Discovery Education http://school.discoveryeducation.com Educator’s Reference Desk www.eduref.org
Create a graph Math Toolshttp://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/Create/Use Flash Cardshttp://cueflash.com/search?cx=partner-pub-3048009152605Quizzes/Flash Cardshttp://quizlet.com/
LiteracyAre you still keeping the students entertained?Differentiation skills, Marzano’s Instructional Strategies and RTI sources may help.Differentiation http://www.byrdseed.com/the-differentiator/Marzano’s Strategies http://gets.gc.k12.va.us/VSTE/2008/RTI http://www.interventioncentral.org/ Or http://rti4success.org/index.php?option=content&task=blo
StandardsBe sure to integrate standards within your lessons!1. ISTE NET standards for students and Teachershttp://www.iste.org/standards.aspx2. 21st Century Skillshttp://www.p21.org/3. National Content Standardshttp://www.nsta.org/about/positions/standards.aspx
Tools Overview If you are willing to spend some time online researching tools for teaching, you will save yourself time in the end. You do not need to create everything on your own, many things are out there waiting for you to find and use them. Collaboration with teachers is available online through blogs, emails, webinars, and other methods. Have fun searching and learning!