Technology Survey DescriptionsSMART Response System (Clickers) Introduction to setting up and using the Clickers with your classes. Use SMARTResponse clickers to collect and analyze student data. Clickers can be used in pre-assessment to inform instruction or in post for grading. Give a full exam or play Jeopardyusing the Clickers. Learn how to analyze the data collected with the clickers.Creating Screencasts Learn how to record demonstration lessons on the SMARTBoard and share thescreencast on your eChalk class page.Blogs Integrating blogs into classroom curriculum to foster writing and discussion.Wikis Use wikis with students to create a collaborative workspace. Wikis enable groupwork where students can edit the same document.Google Maps/Google Earth Create an annotated map to share with students. Use Google Earth to find andexplore different places around the world. In Google Earth you can create interactivetours. Save your files to share with students and teachers.Vernier USB Probes Use Vernier USB Probes to digitally collect temperature data or create graphsbased on motion. These are great for math and science data collection.Google Forms Use Google Forms to collect survey data or create an online assessment. Formscan even be used to create a self grading quiz.Interactive Multimedia Timelines Use timeline software to organize chronological events. Use links, pictures andvideo to add student understanding to specific events.Delicious Social Bookmarking
Use the social bookmarking website Delicious to save bookmarks from anycomputer home or school. You can share your bookmarks for a research project withstudents, or with colleagues and departments using an easy link.Advance Internet Search Techniques for Teachers and Students Increase the speed and accuracy of your internet searches with a few quicktechniques. Three tips will help teachers and students verify the accuracy anddependability of websites.Voicethread Use Voicethread to create multimedia presentations where students can respond topictures and videos using audio or text.Glogster Create digital posters where you can embed video, photos and links.Google Docs Use Google Docs to collaborate on curriculum or data analysis.Twitter for Professional Development Learn how to develop a Personal Learning Network where you can connect toother teachers to collaborate on curriculum, pedagogy styles and trends.Word Clouds Use Word Clouds to analyze written data and develop conversations.Wallwisher The website Wallwisher allows teachers to collect student notes or brainstormingtopics.RSS (Real Simple Syndication) Use RSS feeds to follow and share information from the internet. RSS can help toquickly find and stay on top of websites, videos, podcasts and blogs for a particular topicbeing studied in the classroom.