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Technology Integration Tools: Science

  1. 1. By: Laura Cusick<br />WCS Instructional Technology Facilitator<br />June 15th, 2011<br />1<br />Technology Integration Tools: Science<br />
  2. 2. Disclaimer<br />June 16, 2011<br />2<br />Dear Science Department,<br />I am NOT an expert…<br />In any way, shape, or form!<br />Signed, <br />Laura Cusick<br />
  3. 3. The Plan<br />June 16, 2011<br />3<br />What can I use on my new computer?<br />The Power of Digital Storytelling<br />What Web 2.0 tools could I try with students?<br />More resources than you can imagine<br />
  4. 4. New Software Tools<br />June 16, 2011<br />4<br />What can I use on my new computer?<br />
  5. 5. Comic Life<br />June 16, 2011<br />5<br />Comic/Graphic Novel Creator<br />Can upload and file type including photos & original scanned art<br />
  6. 6. Adobe Premiere Elements<br />June 16, 2011<br />6<br />Video Editing Software<br />Easily create movies with images, video, narration & music<br />
  7. 7. MindView 4<br />June 16, 2011<br />7<br />Graphic Organizer (Mind Mapping) Software<br />Use to brainstorm topics or projects and then click to generate outlines, presentations or websites<br />
  8. 8. Google Docs<br />June 16, 2011<br />8<br />File-sharing Web Application<br />Allows for multiple users to view, edit and comment on a single document, while recording changes made by each user.<br />
  9. 9. Creativity + Depth of Thought = Authentic Voice<br />June 16, 2011<br />9<br />The Power of Digital Storytelling<br />
  10. 10. June 16, 2011<br />10<br />Narrative imagining – story – is the fundamental instrument of thought … rational capacities depend on it. It is our chief means of looking into the future, of predicting, of planning, and of explaining … most of our experience, our knowledge and our thinking is organized as stories.<br />-Mark Turner, The Literary Mind <br />(quoted in A Whole New Mind, by Daniel Pink)<br />
  11. 11. June 16, 2011<br />11<br />When data is ubiquitously accessible, facts<br />are increasingly less important than the<br />ability to place these facts in context and<br />to deliver them with emotional impact.<br />-Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind<br />
  12. 12. The Process is Critical for Success<br />June 16, 2011<br />12<br /><ul><li>Depth of thought & personal connections
  13. 13. Forces an analysis of some type
  14. 14. Rubric focused on 7 desired outcomes
  15. 15. Scaffold for Skill-Building
  16. 16. Measure Authenticity & Skill
  17. 17. Careful Planning & Storyboarding Tools
  18. 18. Video Editing Program
  19. 19. Royalty-free Images, Video & Sound</li></li></ul><li>Simple Project: The Riddle<br />Digital Storytelling in Science<br />13<br />June 16, 2011<br />
  20. 20. 14<br />The Riddle Planning Sheet<br />June 16, 2011<br />
  21. 21. Meaningful Evaluation: Rubistar<br />June 16, 2011<br />15<br />
  22. 22. How to Scaffold Skills<br />June 16, 2011<br />16<br />from a sequence of images<br />from a sequence of images with specified persona<br />from a muted video clip<br />from a muted video clip and/or sequence of images with background sound<br />with student-generated images, sound and set narrative<br />with student-generated images, video, sound and student-created narrative<br />
  23. 23. Amazing Resource<br />June 16, 2011<br />17<br />Digital Storytelling Heaven!<br />Philosophy, Current Resources, Links to Experts, Tutorials, etc… <br />Basically a treasure trove of information<br /><br />
  24. 24. The Web is an Infinite Resource<br />June 16, 2011<br />18<br />What Web 2.0 tools could I try with students?<br />
  25. 25. The Big Three<br />June 16, 2011<br />19<br />
  26. 26. Voki<br />Glogster<br />Crocodoc<br />EasyBib<br />Edistorm<br />Diigo<br />Blabberize<br />BrainPop<br />Discovery Education<br />Other Notables<br />For a Nice Variety of Language Related Tasks<br />20<br />June 16, 2011<br /><ul><li>Google Apps
  27. 27. Google Earth
  28. 28. Google Sketch-Up
  29. 29. Google Squared
  30. 30. Google Scholar
  31. 31. Google Sky</li></ul>More Web 2.0 Resources<br />
  32. 32. Blogs, Wikis, Experts<br />June 16, 2011<br />21<br />Other Resources<br />
  33. 33. Science Images, Video, Sound<br />June 16, 2011<br />22<br />Teacher’s Domain for Science:<br />Science Photo Library:<br />Library of Congress Science Reference Services:<br />NASA eClips:<br />
  34. 34. Click til’ Your Fingers Bleed<br />June 16, 2011<br />23<br />Copyright Clarity, Renee Hobbs:<br />Endless Web 2.0 Links for Digital Storytelling:<br />Royalty Free Resources:<br />WCS Summer Technology University:<br />
  35. 35. More Resources!<br />June 16, 2011<br />24<br />Making Science Fun:<br />Succeeding with Science:<br />11 Science Resources:<br />