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Technology in english language arts

  1. 1. Technology in English Language Arts<br />Elizabeth Cave<br />Erin Fuller<br />Alexandria Hamm<br />Lawrence Heiden<br />Jill Park<br />
  2. 2. Most Important Concepts!!<br />Language Skills Development<br />Decoding/Phonics<br />Comprehension<br />Vocabulary<br />Literacy Development<br />Process approach to writing<br />
  3. 3. Examples of how imagine devices can be used with computer systems and software for language arts!!<br />Interactive/electronic books<br />Reading management and Intervention programs<br />Digital story telling<br />Motivating writing with video products<br />Video recording blogs<br />
  4. 4. Examples of how a existing webquest can be used as activity for language arts<br />“A Day in the Life”<br />“Study Insects with Eric Carle”<br />“Designing Hermit’s New Home”<br />"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"<br />"Coyote The Trickster"<br />
  5. 5. How technology can be used in communicating, collaborating, conducting research, and/or solving problems for your topic;<br />E-mail<br />Wiki<br />Google Dox<br />Powerpoint<br />Internet/Disk search engines<br />
  6. 6. How to use productivity tools in word processing, database management, and spreadsheet applications:<br />Essays<br />Research<br />Google books<br />Study guide<br />Book Reports<br />
  7. 7. How to practice socially responsible, ethical, and legal use of technology, information, and software resources<br />Constant monitoring of site that students and teachers use. Periodical updates on what is school appropriate technology<br />Making sure information from Internet is accurate<br />Students and teachers know what is right and wrong when looking for information<br />
  8. 8. How to adhere to copyright laws and guidelines when accessing information by students and teachers<br />Distinguishing what is your work and that of the author, citing correctly. No plagiarizing, or using information for own personal gain.<br />
  9. 9. How to use resources for adaptive/assistive devices for students with special needs<br />“Talking Word Processor” to “read” words that students may not have known<br />Accelerated Reader to diagnose students’ reading levels, track their comprehensions, and provide books for them to read<br />Powerpoint to produce a series of images to visually communicate meaning and provide a narration for a video<br />Using video cameras to record web blogs discussing topics or issues<br />Script writing for narrated videos<br />
  10. 10. How to use resources for adaptive/assistive devices for students with special needs<br />Electronic text for students with impaired vision (enlarged text)<br />Electronic text for students with audio impairments (talking word processors)<br />Electronic text for students whose first language is not English (language translation tools)<br />Online websites with complete resource collections for students who struggle to understand key concepts in literature<br />Handheld digital dictation devices for students who struggle with the physical process of handwriting<br />
  11. 11. Examples of Instructional Software<br />Accelerated reader.<br />The Addison Wesley Longman software <br />Speed Reader Software <br />Inspiration Software<br />Davidson's best seller, Kid Works Deluxe <br />
  12. 12. Examples of tools or resources that teachers can use for developing tele-research or tele-communication projects for students. <br />Kidpix- Software tools<br />Webquest<br />Cyberguides<br />Kidspub<br />Kids on the web.<br />
  13. 13. Rubrics for student outcomes for English and Language Arts<br />Read Aloud Rubric:<br /><br />Alphabetical Stories Rubric:<br /><br />Research Rubric:<br /><br />ABC Book Rubric:<br /><br />Handwriting Rubric:<br /><br />
  14. 14. Lesson Plan<br />Developing expression and fluency through recognition of punctuation<br />.<br />
  15. 15. Summary<br />Technology for Language Arts is always growing and expanding.<br />Books on tape/Interactive Books<br />Technology is becoming more and more helpful for building children's literacy because it makes reading and writing more fun and engaging<br />Its also helpful in peer cooperation and working together in groups<br />