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Mouse Mischief - Final


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Mouse Mischief - Final

  1. 1. Mouse Mischief to Make Learning Magic<br />Engaging Diverse Learners with Hands-On Interaction<br />By Jolene Berg<br />CUE Conference 2011<br />Presentation available @<br />Or shortened<br />
  2. 2. “When does the screen saver come on?”<br />
  3. 3. Who am I?<br />Experience<br />Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for 24 years<br />I’ve taught levels PK – 12+<br />I’ve taught with one computer, multiple computers, projector only, Smart Board, digital media, and multiple mice.<br />Positions and Awards<br />President of Kern CUE<br />Outstanding Special Education Teacher, 2009<br />Kern County Real Hero: Educator, 2008<br />Kern County Superintendent of Schools District Teacher of the Year, 2005-2006<br />
  4. 4. Let me start by showing some videos of Mouse Mischief in action.<br />
  5. 5. What is Mouse Mischief?<br />FREE download from Microsoft for Office PowerPoint 2007/2010<br />Uses multiple mice on the screen at the same time<br />Allows for active student engagement<br />Gives teacher immediate feedback <br />
  6. 6. PLAYTIME!!!<br />
  7. 7. Are you ready to park your mouse?<br />
  8. 8. What does the research say?<br />
  9. 9. How can you use Mouse Mischief in your classroom?<br />Reinforce attention of students<br />Engage students with a hands-on activity<br />Teach students how to work in teams<br />Develop leadership skills by working in teams<br />Cover more material with students<br />
  10. 10. 3 Types of Layouts<br />YES/NO (True/False)<br />Multiple Choice ( 2-10 options)<br />Drawing (matching, fill-in)<br />You may choose a correct answer or take a poll<br />
  11. 11. Draw a blue star on the county where you live.<br />
  12. 12. What happens when ….<br />Students can’t keep their mice parked.<br />A student has trouble gripping the mouse.<br />I don’t have an Interactive White Board.<br />I don’t have a projector.<br />
  13. 13. Where do I get more info?<br />Microsoft’s Mouse Mischief site<br />Free download<br />Helpful videos<br />Lesson samples<br />Research data<br />
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  16. 16. 24 port USB Hub @<br />
  17. 17. Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000<br />
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  19. 19. How can I diversify?<br />Use pictures to illustrate.<br />Add words in English (or other appropriate language).<br />Use audio or video input.<br />Pause answering the question until you’ve explained the question.<br />Have students create a Mouse Mischief slide.<br />
  20. 20. Mouse Mischief with other diverse classes.<br />Autism Spectrum SDC<br />Severe/Moderate SDC<br />
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  22. 22. Acknowledgements<br />Microsoft Mouse Mischief website<br /><br />Mrs. Boston, Ms. Vidal and their students<br />My students<br />
  23. 23. Follow Me<br />BLOG –<br />CLASS WEBSITE<br /><br />TWITTER - @creatingmagic33<br />
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