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Tech Carousel PD

  1. 1. Things to do: <ul><li>Sign In </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up Hand Out </li></ul><ul><li>Get Candy </li></ul><ul><li>Log onto Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Eat Candy </li></ul>
  2. 2. Tech-Carousel <ul><li>Easy to use Tech Tools for the Classroom </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Purpose... <ul><li>To provide each teacher with at least 3-6 EASY TO USE tech tools to use in the classroom and help achieve proficient (if not higher) rating for Standard IV, Letter D on the new teacher evaluation system. </li></ul>
  4. 4. drop box <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Dropbox allows you to sync your files with any computer that has Internet. Put a file in your “dropbox” at home and you can access it at school on any computer of your choice. Once you open the file, you can edit it, print it out, and save it back to your dropbox to access it back at home or any other location. </li></ul><ul><li>What You Need: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email address </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Why use drop box? <ul><li>Teacher Use: </li></ul><ul><li>No Need for Thumb Drive or CD </li></ul><ul><li>Access files anywhere with Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Sync multiple computers (school laptop, school desktop, home laptop, smart phone) </li></ul><ul><li>Student Use: </li></ul><ul><li>No Need for Thumb Drive or CD </li></ul><ul><li>Access files anywhere with Internet </li></ul><ul><li>No Need to Email Work </li></ul>
  6. 6. Voki (educational version) <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Voki is an online service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and then embed them on your website. Students can make them too. </li></ul><ul><li>What You Need: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email Address </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Why Use Voki? <ul><li>Teacher Use: </li></ul><ul><li>Simple way to engage with students </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce Word Wall words or WOW words </li></ul><ul><li>Share announcements for the week </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome students to your website </li></ul><ul><li>Student Use: </li></ul><ul><li>Put on front page of online project </li></ul><ul><li>Simple and easy way to create a book review </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce themselves on the 1st day of class </li></ul><ul><li>Creative synthesis </li></ul>
  8. 8. TypeWithMe <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>TypeWithMe is an online service that allows multiple users to collaborate on a word document in really real time. you can edit the document, print out the document, import documents, and export the document as word document or PDF. </li></ul><ul><li>What You Need: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nothing...just users to type </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Why Use TypeWithMe? <ul><li>Teacher Use: </li></ul><ul><li>PLT collaboration between schools or grades </li></ul><ul><li>Easy way to edit a student’s document </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm </li></ul><ul><li>Student Use: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on planning stages of project </li></ul><ul><li>Writing an essay as a group </li></ul><ul><li>Research Notes stored all in one place </li></ul>
  10. 10. Dipity <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Dipity is an online timeline creator that allows students to chronicle events, add comments and pictures, and create timelines. It also allows students to research topics from timelines that have been created by other users. </li></ul><ul><li>What You Need: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email Address </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Why Use Dipity? <ul><li>Teacher Use </li></ul><ul><li>Create timelines to present information in class </li></ul><ul><li>Research material you may be unfamiliar with </li></ul><ul><li>Student use </li></ul><ul><li>Create timelines to present information to classmates </li></ul><ul><li>Research material </li></ul><ul><li>Understand chronology of events in history </li></ul>
  12. 12. Wallwisher <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Wallwisher is an online service that allows you to use online post-it notes, make announcements, add comments, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>What You Need: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email Address </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Or you can do it all with nothing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Why Use Wallwisher? <ul><li>Teacher Use: </li></ul><ul><li>Make announcements or reminders for class </li></ul><ul><li>Generate in class discussions by posting questions and answers </li></ul><ul><li>Easy way to make online KWL charts </li></ul><ul><li>Student Use: </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm ideas on group project at any time during the day </li></ul><ul><li>Homework, project, and deadlines reminders for students </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive participation </li></ul>
  14. 14. Before we move on... <ul><li>Go to the following website and take a short 7 question quiz. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 15. Google Forms <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Google Forms allow you to create online quizzes, surveys, pre- and post-assessments, and grade them online. Google Forms also provide immediate data in the forms of pie charts and percentages. </li></ul><ul><li>What You Need: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google Account (not necessarily a gmail account, but that will work if you already have one) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Why Use Google Forms? <ul><li>Immediate Feedback for Teacher and Students to show growth or lack of understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Provides data, graphs, percentages, and instant grades </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys, Quizzes, Pre-Assessments, Post-Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Discussions Open in Class About: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Skewed Questions </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Higher-Level Thinking Questions </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Test-taking Skills </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Homework <ul><li>Create google account if you don’t have one already (you can use your wcpss email to make a google account) </li></ul><ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Create New” and choose “Form” </li></ul><ul><li>Make a short 3 question mini quiz </li></ul>