PLUS Tech Online PD Game - ISTE 12


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This presentation is for the 2013 ISTE Conference. It is about online professional games that I developed to support learning about educational technologies for our district's librarians.

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PLUS Tech Online PD Game - ISTE 12

  1. 1. Lisa Perez, Network Library CoordinatorChicago Public Schools Dept of Libraries2013 ISTE Conference
  2. 2. San Antonio: Test Your Knowledge
  3. 3. Shifting priorities – Lesstime for face-to-faceprofessional developmentBudget challengesFree resources – vendorpartnershipsMove to online deliverymethodsWhy PLUS Tech?Personalized Libraries to Uplift Students
  4. 4. What is PLUS Tech?• CAN befun!
  5. 5. The Site
  6. 6. Gamification ElementsDigitalBadges
  7. 7. VendorPartnerships
  8. 8. Which Technologies to Teach?Technologies support widerange of standardsAcceptable Terms of ServiceAdaptableto K-12Free or low costStaying powerShallow learning curveSafe
  9. 9. a menu of challenging learningrobust blended learning opportunitiesa method of tracking student progresswide variety of learning and assessment optionsPersonalized Learning
  10. 10. MentorConnections
  11. 11. San Antonio: Test Your Knowledge
  12. 12. The Point System
  13. 13. Treat yourself to a…Screencast video!Video editorVideos can be a bit longerUpload to a common channel
  14. 14.
  15. 15. PDFsPersonalizethelearningexperience
  16. 16. The Quizzes• Google Forms with notifications• 200 points per question• Multiple choice• Flubaroo script: No answer key provided• Email must entered correctly• Basic information collected• Three tries• Downloaded spreadsheets each time;stored in Google Docs• Regular, timed release of modules• Timestamp for “high-pressure” eventsMake the questions a bit hard!
  17. 17. Watch a Video | Make a Google Form Forms 1Google Forms 2
  18. 18. Flubaroo: Google Form Script to MakeSelf-Grading QuizzesLearn how: the Flubaroo website:
  19. 19. Offering CPDU creditMake it worth theirwhile…..
  20. 20. CommunicateEXCITEMENT
  21. 21. San Antonio: Test Your Knowledge
  22. 22. The Great Google Sites Cook-Off
  23. 23. RECIPE FOR SUCCESS• Screencast videos• PDF tutorials• Quizzesw/Flubaroo script
  24. 24. Vendor PartnershipsWhatmotivatesand rewardsyourlearners?
  26. 26. Notify thePrincipal
  27. 27. Modify this for your school/district1. Design the game elements2. Select the technologies3. Secure prizes/partnership4. Build your site5. Create your learning objects6. Make your quizzes7. Promote the game regularly; update andbuild excitement
  28. 28. Q&ALisa