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Enhancing your reading class with technology1

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Enhancing your reading class with technology1

  1. 1. Enhancing your Reading Class with Technology Make Reading come to life in your classroom! Kienstra 203Con 2104
  2. 2. It isn’t just reading… • It’s researching • It’s responding • It’s connecting • It’s collaborating Kienstra 203Con 2104
  3. 3. Write a “Script” • Audience changes everything! • Write a script and use images to support your ideas • Create Kienstra 203Con 2104
  4. 4. Tellagami App Kienstra 203Con 2104
  5. 5. Create a Book Trailer Kienstra 203Con 2104
  6. 6. Write a Response or Journal Entry • Canvas discussions/blogs • CBB App (multimedia response) Kienstra 203Con 2104
  7. 7. Respond on Canvas Kienstra 203Con 2104
  8. 8. CBB App Multimedia Presentation eBooks: Combine journaling, images, videos Kienstra 203Con 2104
  9. 9. There’s a Big World Out There • Use technology to connect with authors and experts! – Skype – Twitter – Facebook Kienstra 203Con 2104
  10. 10. Author Study • Students chose a favorite author • Researched the author and read several books by that author • Created a video with Tellagami App • Created a book trailer with iMovie App • Wrote a letter to their author • Created a wiki page on Canvas to house their videos and information Kienstra 203Con 2104
  11. 11. Author Study Kienstra 203Con 2104
  12. 12. Voting • Secret “ballot” using Socrative.com • Socrative automatically tabulated votes, but I didn’t report the results until the following day • Excitement builds!!! Kienstra 203Con 2104
  13. 13. Author Study Kienstra 203Con 2104
  14. 14. Author Study Kienstra 203Con 2104
  15. 15. Author Study Kienstra 203Con 2104
  16. 16. Author Study Kienstra 203Con 2104
  17. 17. Author Study Kienstra 203Con 2104
  18. 18. Connect • Students received emails and tweets from their favorite authors • We skyped with several authors – all FREE Kienstra 203Con 2104
  19. 19. Try Something New • Let your Students create! Not everything needs to be written in paragraphs. • Don’t be afraid to use social media to contact experts. Kienstra 203Con 2104

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