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50 Ways for the Literate Learner

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50 Ways for the Literate Learner

  1. 1. 50 Ways to Use Discovery Education streaming www.tinyurl.com/so-many-ways Matt Monjan Discovery Education
  2. 2. Build Interest with Video Segments 1
  3. 5. <ul><li>Have students do a “Pair Share” to discuss a video segment they viewed to summarize the content </li></ul><ul><li>Have students create a new narration for a video segment </li></ul><ul><li>Use sound effects to create a podcasts of a student created story </li></ul><ul><li>Turn OFF the sound to a video and have students narrate </li></ul>How do you feel these examples could support a literate learner?
  4. 6. Listen Up 2
  5. 7. DE streaming Audio - Song DE Streaming has close to 466 elementary school songs on the site. To find them click inside the search box, choose songs within the Media box, and click on the “Search” button Download and save the song onto your PC and insert it into your PowerPoint Then add in DE streaming Images or create your own and add! Want to see an example ?
  6. 8. Songs that help teach the English language <ul><li>Learning Our Long Vowels (02:56) Long vowels say their names.© 2005 Twin Sisters </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Our Short Vowels (01:47) Learn about short vowel sounds. © 2005 Twin Sisters </li></ul><ul><li>Letters “c” and “g” Have Two Sounds (04:48) In words the consonants C and G are sometimes hard and sometimes soft. </li></ul><ul><li>Q and U Are Friends (01:13) A song about words that start with QU © 2005 Twin Sisters </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyming Word Rule (02:30) </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyming words stay the same at the end. You only change the beginning. © 2005 Twin Sisters </li></ul><ul><li>Silly Sally’s Sister (00:29) A tongue twister with the letter S © 2005 Twin Sisters </li></ul><ul><li>Singing the Consonant Sounds (04:36) A song about words that start with B,C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, and Z © 2005 Twin Sisters </li></ul><ul><li>The Alphabet Swing (01:21) Sing the letters of the alphabet. </li></ul>2
  7. 9. Audio 2.0 3
  8. 10. Speech + Wordle
  9. 11. Moourl.com/inauguralspeeches
  10. 12. Get the picture? 4
  11. 13. Great White Shark Opens Mouth One of 21,000 Images
  12. 14. What if this shark could talk?
  13. 15. Match up DE streaming Videos with Blabberize.com +
  14. 16. How do you feel these examples could support a literate learner? <ul><li>Use DE images and/or video to illustrate vocabulary words. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a non-fiction video to have students write three facts about the topic or concept thee summarize the information into a paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Use images from DE and have students create a story in groups--each contributing one sentence at a time.   </li></ul>
  15. 17. Nonlinear Presentations 5
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  17. 21. <ul><li>How did we do it? </li></ul>
  18. 22. Here are the steps <ul><li>Log into Discovery Education streaming ( www.discoveryeducation.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Search for an image(s) by keyword – You have your choice of 20,800! </li></ul><ul><li>Select an image </li></ul>Cells
  19. 23. Here are the steps <ul><li>Download that image and place it into PowerPoint (tool bar, Insert>Picture>From File…) into slide # 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Now you have that you have your main picture. Insert a Text Box and call it _____ </li></ul><ul><li>Copy slide #1 and paste into PPT as slide #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Remove text box </li></ul><ul><li>Embed movie (tool bar, Insert>Movies and Sounds>Movie from File) </li></ul>
  20. 24. Here are the steps <ul><li>Choose Automatically and the video will play once you arrive at that slide </li></ul><ul><li>To go back to slide # 1, insert a return button </li></ul><ul><li>To insert a return button, click on the down arrow next to the word AutoShape (lower left-hand corner of screen) </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Action Buttons and then Home </li></ul><ul><li>Draw a home in on your slide and tell it to go to the beginning slide </li></ul>
  21. 25. Here are the steps <ul><li>We also hyperlinked to a video </li></ul><ul><li>To Hyperlink highlight text or image on your slide </li></ul><ul><li>Then go back to the toolbar and choose Insert>Hyperlink> and then… </li></ul><ul><li>A. Choose a file on your computer (video, image, etc) B. Choose a place inside your document (another slide) </li></ul>
  22. 26. Today is Your Birthday 6
  23. 27. Let’s check out the Calendar (found inside the Teacher Center)
  24. 28. Getting to the STEM of it 7
  25. 29. Teacher Center then Stem Connect
  26. 32. What if my students miss class?
  27. 33. Teacher Center then Ready Zone 8
  28. 34. 9
  29. 35. 10
  30. 36. Writing Prompt Builder 20 Let’s check it out
  31. 38. Quiz Builder Bonus Let’s check it out
  32. 39. Bonus
  33. 40. Assignment Builder I lied
  34. 41. Let’s check one out - http://snipurl.com/copyrightactivity
  35. 42. Reading Support 32
  36. 43. Why should we use Close Captioning? <ul><li>To help students who are hearing impaired </li></ul><ul><li>To help ELL students </li></ul><ul><li>To reach multiple modalities </li></ul><ul><li>To help struggling readers </li></ul><ul><li>To emphasize a grammar or vocabulary lesson </li></ul><ul><li>To use in combination with a writing exercise </li></ul><ul><li>To reinforce a concept </li></ul>
  37. 44. Finding CC files
  38. 45. Downloading a Closed Captioned Movie <ul><li>First right-click on the blue download icon, choose “Save Target As” and then place it in a folder on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Then repeat the process, this time right-clicking on the “CC” icon </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust the CC settings within your Windows Media Player – CC settings </li></ul>
  39. 46. <ul><li>Closed Captioning Trick </li></ul><ul><li>Font Size </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open the CC file in a text editing program like Wordpad or Notepad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locate the line of code that indicates “font size” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase the font size from 10 to 30 (or whatever you prefer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save the CC file </li></ul></ul>
  40. 47. CC 10 pt 30 pt
  41. 48. CC
  42. 49. In Howard County (for Macs) http://accessibilitytoolkit.hcpss.wikispaces.net/closedcaptioning
  43. 50. Web 2 Point What? 2.0
  44. 51. Keyword search “Web 2.0” Great explanations of Web 2.0 and copyright in the 21 st century
  45. 52. 2.0
  46. 53. 2.0
  47. 54. 2.0
  48. 55. Digital Storytelling I Lied
  49. 56. <ul><li>Student Example </li></ul>
  50. 57. Green Screen One more
  51. 58. One more
  52. 59. How can we reach the Literate Learner? <ul><li>Use the calendar in the teacher center to create a compare and contrast a chart of what happened historically -vs- what </li></ul><ul><li>Use quiz builder to progress monitor reading comprehension by developing multiple choice questions that correspond with a reading selection. </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate video clips into an interactive powerpoint to introduce a new story and to build prior knowledge. </li></ul>
  53. 60. Atlas Interactive Map Seriously 1 more
  54. 61. Let’s check out the Atlas (found inside the Teacher Center)
  55. 62. An adventure of a lifetime
  56. 63. It is nice to share Will this guy ever stop?
  57. 64. It is nice to share Lied Again
  58. 65. Professional Development PD
  59. 66. PD
  60. 67. DEN
  61. 68. Thank you! [email_address]

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