I Can’t Wait to Do My Homework!<br />Wednesday, February 9, 2011<br />
Jeff Lay<br />Osage County Interlocal Cooperative<br />Hominy, OK<br />
TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO TRANSFORM HOMEWORK<br />
#1 TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Give a printed handout or quiz and turn it in the next day.<br />
#1TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use an online quiz generator to administer the assignment online.<br />
Online Quiz Generators<br />http://testmoz.com/<br />http://challenge.zoho.com/login.do<br />http://thatquiz.org<br />Goog...
#2TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Write vocabulary words and definitions in journal.<br />
#2TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use a comic strip creation site to create a comic using vocabulary terms in context.<br />
Comic Strip Creation<br />http://chogger.com/<br />http://www.creaza.com/<br />http://www.pixton.com/schools/overview<br /...
#3TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Book report or essay about a famous American.<br />
#3TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use a FLIP camera to record a music video about book or famous American.<br />
#4TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Work 25 math problems on page 145.<br />
#4TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use screen recording site or software to demonstrate how to work problems.<br />
Screen Recording<br />http://screentoaster.com<br />SMART Recorder<br />Promethean  Screen Recorder<br />
#5TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />After a field trip, write a report/journal entry about the experience.<br />
#5TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use a digital storytelling site to create a video with photos/video from a field trip.<br />
Digital Stories<br />http://animoto.com/education<br />http://photopeach.com/<br />http://www.stupeflix.com/<br />http://w...
#6TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Create a poster about a particular topic/process.<br />
#6TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use Glogster to create an online poster about a particular topic/process.<br />
#7TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Have a class discussion over a particular topic.<br />
#7TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use a threaded discussion site to conduct an online class discussion.<br />
Discussion Sites<br />http://todaysmeet.com/<br />http://titanpad.com/<br />http://www.coveritlive.com/<br />http://www.ch...
#8TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Survey other students/adults to collect data for analysis or class discussion.<br />
#8TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use an online bulletin board/survey site to collect data.<br />
Surveys<br />http://www.surveymonkey.com/<br />http://www.kwiksurveys.com/<br />http://flisti.com/<br />http://polldaddy.c...
#9TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Draw a graph/chart to represent collected data.<br />
#9TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use an online chart creator to represent collected data.<br />
Charts/Graphs<br />http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/<br />http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/22-useful-chart-graph-diagr...
#10TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Complete an introductory survey to get to know students on the first day of class.<br />
#10TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Have students create an avatar to introducethemselvesto the class.<br />
Avatars<br />http://www.voki.com/Voki_for_education.php<br />
Teacher/Student Blogs<br />Blogs can be the central point where all assignments/projects are posted.<br />
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  1. 1. I Can’t Wait to Do My Homework!<br />Wednesday, February 9, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Jeff Lay<br />Osage County Interlocal Cooperative<br />Hominy, OK<br />
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  10. 10. TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO TRANSFORM HOMEWORK<br />
  11. 11. #1 TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Give a printed handout or quiz and turn it in the next day.<br />
  12. 12. #1TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use an online quiz generator to administer the assignment online.<br />
  13. 13. Online Quiz Generators<br />http://testmoz.com/<br />http://challenge.zoho.com/login.do<br />http://thatquiz.org<br />Google Docs<br />
  14. 14. #2TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Write vocabulary words and definitions in journal.<br />
  15. 15. #2TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use a comic strip creation site to create a comic using vocabulary terms in context.<br />
  16. 16. Comic Strip Creation<br />http://chogger.com/<br />http://www.creaza.com/<br />http://www.pixton.com/schools/overview<br />http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/<br />
  17. 17. #3TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Book report or essay about a famous American.<br />
  18. 18. #3TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use a FLIP camera to record a music video about book or famous American.<br />
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  20. 20. #4TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Work 25 math problems on page 145.<br />
  21. 21. #4TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use screen recording site or software to demonstrate how to work problems.<br />
  22. 22. Screen Recording<br />http://screentoaster.com<br />SMART Recorder<br />Promethean Screen Recorder<br />
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  24. 24. #5TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />After a field trip, write a report/journal entry about the experience.<br />
  25. 25. #5TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use a digital storytelling site to create a video with photos/video from a field trip.<br />
  26. 26. Digital Stories<br />http://animoto.com/education<br />http://photopeach.com/<br />http://www.stupeflix.com/<br />http://www.masher.com/<br />http://www.onetruemedia.com/otm_site/public_home<br />http://www.creaza.com/<br />
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  28. 28. #6TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Create a poster about a particular topic/process.<br />
  29. 29. #6TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use Glogster to create an online poster about a particular topic/process.<br />
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  31. 31. #7TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Have a class discussion over a particular topic.<br />
  32. 32. #7TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use a threaded discussion site to conduct an online class discussion.<br />
  33. 33. Discussion Sites<br />http://todaysmeet.com/<br />http://titanpad.com/<br />http://www.coveritlive.com/<br />http://www.chatzy.com/<br />http://www.edmodo.com/<br />Moodle<br />Wikis<br />Blogs<br />
  34. 34. #8TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Survey other students/adults to collect data for analysis or class discussion.<br />
  35. 35. #8TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use an online bulletin board/survey site to collect data.<br />
  36. 36. Surveys<br />http://www.surveymonkey.com/<br />http://www.kwiksurveys.com/<br />http://flisti.com/<br />http://polldaddy.com/<br />
  37. 37. #9TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Draw a graph/chart to represent collected data.<br />
  38. 38. #9TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Use an online chart creator to represent collected data.<br />
  39. 39. Charts/Graphs<br />http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/<br />http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/22-useful-chart-graph-diagram-generators/<br />http://www.chartle.net/<br />
  40. 40. #10TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT<br />Complete an introductory survey to get to know students on the first day of class.<br />
  41. 41. #10TECHNOLOGY ALTERNATIVE<br />Have students create an avatar to introducethemselvesto the class.<br />
  42. 42. Avatars<br />http://www.voki.com/Voki_for_education.php<br />
  43. 43. Teacher/Student Blogs<br />Blogs can be the central point where all assignments/projects are posted.<br />

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