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Williamstown 2009 Classroom Suite 4

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An introduction to Classroom Suite by IntelliTools and IntelliKeys. A research-based software solution for K-5 and beyond. Engage students in curriculum aligned reading(focus on phonics and phonemic awareness), math (focus on automaticity), writing and early learning activities. Accessible for students with physical disabilties.

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Williamstown 2009 Classroom Suite 4

  1. 1. Educational Technology to Differentiate Instruction: Achievement for ALL Students Classroom Suite 4
  2. 2. Classroom Suite v.4 <ul><li>Supplemental instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Response to Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Access for Students with Disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Student Presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-media Projects, Reports, and Writing Assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In Multiple Environments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whole Class Instruction, Computer Lab (network), Small Groups, Individual Student at a Single Computer (stand-alone) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Classroom Suite: Overview <ul><li>Direct instruction in a flexible tool environment for students in grades Pre K through 5. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading instruction aligned with national standards </li></ul><ul><li>Writing templates across many genres </li></ul><ul><li>Math instruction targeting number sense and automaticity </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity Tools for whole class instruction and student presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Early Learning activities for emergent learners </li></ul>
  4. 4. Classroom Suite: Overview <ul><li>How does Classroom Suite facilitate successful learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Provides reading, writing, and math activities to address areas of concern and improve student scores </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges the gap between learning goals and reading and math abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Offers independent access to curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Provides an environment for implementing proven learning strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Provides differentiated instruction to address all learning styles </li></ul>
  5. 5. Principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Based on research by Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) www.cast.org Unique attributes of technology: You can reach all students. Multiple Means of Representation To give learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge. To tap into learners' interests, offer appropriate challenges, and increase motivation. To provide learners alternatives for demonstrating what they know, and rehearsing. <ul><ul><li>Multiple Means of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul></ul>Multiple Means of Expression
  6. 6. Alternative Access IntelliKeys Overlays IntelliSwitch
  7. 7. Launch Classroom Suite Automatic user sign in as Administrator
  8. 8. Classroom Suite: Home 1 <ul><li>Signed in User. </li></ul><ul><li>Quick access to customizing Templates, viewing Published Activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Link to the IntelliTools Activity Exchange Internet page. </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Management – manage students and generate reports. </li></ul><ul><li>Open Help resources. </li></ul>2 3 4 5 Click here for more on the Activity Exchange
  9. 9. IntelliTools Activity Exchange Activity Exchange link www.intellitools.com
  10. 10. Navigating Classroom Suite 1 <ul><li>Indicates the folder (and path) you are currently viewing. </li></ul><ul><li>These buttons are for accessing folders. </li></ul><ul><li>These buttons are for changing View Options to list view or icon view. </li></ul><ul><li>Quit and Sign Out. </li></ul>2 3 4
  11. 11. Direct, Explicit Instruction Show Me —The computer plays a video-like sequence to orient the student to the lesson. Practice —The student practices and learns as the software provides strategic and corrective feedback. Challenge —The educational objective is identical to Practice, but the corrective feedback is withdrawn and data is collected for reports. Model Practice Apply If mastery is displayed, student moves on. Otherwise, student receives more practice with strategic feedback.
  12. 12. Using a Template <ul><li>Preview a sample activity </li></ul><ul><li>Customize to align to curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Publish a customized activity </li></ul><ul><li>Access Instructions </li></ul>
  13. 13. Easy Customization Choose options based upon areas of student weakness or aligning to your core curriculum. Click here to view sample scope and sequence
  14. 14. Classroom Suite: Individualized Instruction <ul><li>Lessons are easily modified to address specific learning objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Reports and portfolios allow easy tracking of student progress </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons can be organized into “intelligent” units to support district or core curriculum. </li></ul>Easily customize lesson Track student data Performance leads to advancement or more practice
  15. 15. Reading Instruction <ul><li>Activities for each of the key areas of reading instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the work of the National Reading Panel and FCRR </li></ul><ul><li>Easily supports core reading curriculums </li></ul>Phonemic Awareness Phonics Fluency Vocabulary Comprehension
  16. 16. Build Fluency Fluency: Reading text accurately, quickly and with expression (prosody)
  17. 17. Build Comprehension Comprehension: the ability to determine meaning from text Preview Read Assess
  18. 18. Build Vocabulary Vocabulary: learning new words to improve comprehension
  19. 19. Early Learning <ul><li>Engage Learners with multimedia practice of Early Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Independent Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Early Concepts using core vocabulary words </li></ul>Easy Explore <ul><li>Build switch access skills with engaging customizable activities </li></ul><ul><li>Support early literacy by building simple sentences </li></ul>Switch Training Errorless Writing
  20. 20. Math Instruction <ul><li>Activities for core math skills: number sense and automaticity </li></ul><ul><li>Research-based instruction easily supports most core curriculums </li></ul>Early Concepts Place Value Whole Number Operations Fractions / Decimals
  21. 21. Writing Direct instruction in the areas that provide the greatest impact on writing success. Stages of the Writing Process 6+ Traits of Writing
  22. 22. StoryMaker <ul><li>Students use this activity to draw a picture and then write about their drawing. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Assessment <ul><li>Track student data with reports </li></ul><ul><li>Build student portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Assess progress and placement </li></ul>Assess Progress and Placement View Student Portfolios Setup a Student Track Student Data
  24. 24. HELP <ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>Skill Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Authoring Instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the Information found in HELP </li></ul>
  25. 25. Classroom Suite Resources <ul><li>Learning More </li></ul><ul><ul><li>QuickStart Guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HELP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How To Videos on the website: www.intellitools.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Showing Others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Suite 4 Trial CD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales Consultants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Resellers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation Services </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Implementation Services Our Implementation Services Team can partner with your district to effectively train your teachers, build internal capacity and meet your educational goals for student achievement. <ul><li>Professional Development: </li></ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite </li></ul><ul><li>Regional </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Train-the-Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Customizable to meet your goals </li></ul>
  27. 27. Classroom Suite v.4 <ul><li>Supplemental instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Response to Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Access for Students with Disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Student Presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-media Projects, Reports, and Writing Assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In Multiple Environments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whole Class Instruction, Computer Lab (network), Small Groups, Individual Student at a Single Computer (stand-alone) </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Thank You!

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