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ICT in the Prep Classroom Paul H. Smith 2011 View this presentation online at http://www.innovationeducation.net
 
So many options, so little time… <ul><li>The focus should be on the learning and how the  technology can help facilitate l...
ICT in the Prep Classroom <ul><li>Use the IWB to demonstrate concepts as a whole class or small group. </li></ul><ul><li>A...
The Digital camera <ul><li>At Prep level using the digital camera can be used to create a wide range of activities. </li><...
The Document Camera <ul><li>Becoming widely used in classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Saves on photocopies </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
<ul><li>Very simple, intuitive software that Preps can use with minimal skills </li></ul><ul><li>$24.95 simple download an...
 
Using ICT for Assessment <ul><li>Using simple ICT tools that already exist on your laptop can make assessment easy and inf...
Narrating Events and Digital Stories <ul><li>To make a multimedia presentation from your digital photos is easy. </li></ul...
Narrating Events and Digital Stories <ul><li>For Prep level it is easier to set up templates for students to work from.  <...
Narrating Events and Digital Stories <ul><li>PowerPoint Ripponlea example. </li></ul>PowerPoint Mac 2008 PowerPoint 2007
One day Kerry and Kevin decided to play hide and seek in the jungle.
Kevin hopped off to hide. After a while Kerry couldn’t find Kevin anywhere. She asked Zeb the zebra to help. Can you help ...
She went into the jungle but she still couldn’t find Kevin. She asked Tim the tiger to help. Can you help me?
She went She still couldn’t find Kevin. She asked Gina the giraffe to help.  Can you help me?
She went down by the swamp but she still couldn’t find Kevin. She asked Craig the crocodile to help. Can you help me?
“ I know where he is, follow me” said Craig. I know where he is?
“ Here I am!” laughed Kevin. Here I am!
Using ICT for Assessment <ul><li>Keeping digital copies of assessment can really help when it comes to report times and pa...
Using ICT for Assessment Use your digital cameras to take short movies of students reading at the beginning and the end of...
Using ICT for Assessment <ul><li>Take snaps of writing samples and keep them named on your computer. Bringing these up dur...
 
Software & Internet <ul><li>There is a wide range of software available for younger year levels.  </li></ul><ul><li>What w...
Software & Internet <ul><li>Ideal-resources – Great Australian resources (money) and games for students.  </li></ul>http:/...
Software & Internet <ul><li>Bug Club – Reading online with assessment. Interactive! </li></ul>http://www.pearsonplaces.com...
Software & Internet <ul><li>Broadlearn – Lower Primary  reading, maths, interactive. </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent for the b...
 
Software & Internet <ul><li>Crazy Talk–  http://www.reallusion.com/crazytalk/ </li></ul><ul><li>2D animation. Animate any ...
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ICT in the Prep classroom Paul H. Smith

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A look at how ICT can be integrated into the Prep Classroom. Covers: digital stories, hardware, assessment techniques and more.

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  1. 1. ICT in the Prep Classroom Paul H. Smith 2011 View this presentation online at http://www.innovationeducation.net
  2. 3. So many options, so little time… <ul><li>The focus should be on the learning and how the technology can help facilitate learning </li></ul><ul><li>Try to integrate technology to help your teaching rather than adding it as an extra </li></ul>
  3. 4. ICT in the Prep Classroom <ul><li>Use the IWB to demonstrate concepts as a whole class or small group. </li></ul><ul><li>Activities can be created using IWB software and then students complete tasks in small groups. </li></ul>
  4. 5. The Digital camera <ul><li>At Prep level using the digital camera can be used to create a wide range of activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Digital storybooks </li></ul><ul><li>Comic strips </li></ul><ul><li>Photo frames </li></ul><ul><li>Narrated PowerPoint Recounts or stories </li></ul>
  5. 6. The Document Camera <ul><li>Becoming widely used in classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Saves on photocopies </li></ul><ul><li>Read stories to a larger audience </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate handwriting techniques while the whole class watches </li></ul><ul><li>Store images within the camera </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom in and out for a closer look (minibeasts, leaf) </li></ul><ul><li>Use IWB pens to edit on a large screen </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Very simple, intuitive software that Preps can use with minimal skills </li></ul><ul><li>$24.95 simple download and activate (trial version available) </li></ul><ul><li>Fun sounds and effects that appeal to Preps </li></ul><ul><li>Create engaging activities with a purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Sequencing events </li></ul><ul><li>Labeling </li></ul><ul><li>Recount </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul>
  7. 9. Using ICT for Assessment <ul><li>Using simple ICT tools that already exist on your laptop can make assessment easy and informative for you and for parents. </li></ul>
  8. 10. Narrating Events and Digital Stories <ul><li>To make a multimedia presentation from your digital photos is easy. </li></ul><ul><li>Photostory – won’t run on Windows 7 </li></ul><ul><li>There are many online solutions </li></ul><ul><li>http://theedublogger.com/2009/04/27/50-ways-to-create-digital-stories-with-students/ </li></ul><ul><li>Voicethread.com </li></ul>
  9. 11. Narrating Events and Digital Stories <ul><li>For Prep level it is easier to set up templates for students to work from. </li></ul><ul><li>Activities like this can be run via small literacy groups with a parent or teacher helping. </li></ul><ul><li>A microphone headset is often a good choice as Prep students get too close or too far from microphones. </li></ul>
  10. 12. Narrating Events and Digital Stories <ul><li>PowerPoint Ripponlea example. </li></ul>PowerPoint Mac 2008 PowerPoint 2007
  11. 13. One day Kerry and Kevin decided to play hide and seek in the jungle.
  12. 14. Kevin hopped off to hide. After a while Kerry couldn’t find Kevin anywhere. She asked Zeb the zebra to help. Can you help me?
  13. 15. She went into the jungle but she still couldn’t find Kevin. She asked Tim the tiger to help. Can you help me?
  14. 16. She went She still couldn’t find Kevin. She asked Gina the giraffe to help. Can you help me?
  15. 17. She went down by the swamp but she still couldn’t find Kevin. She asked Craig the crocodile to help. Can you help me?
  16. 18. “ I know where he is, follow me” said Craig. I know where he is?
  17. 19. “ Here I am!” laughed Kevin. Here I am!
  18. 20. Using ICT for Assessment <ul><li>Keeping digital copies of assessment can really help when it comes to report times and parent / teacher interviews. </li></ul>
  19. 21. Using ICT for Assessment Use your digital cameras to take short movies of students reading at the beginning and the end of each term. As well as being very informative for reporting parents can really see the progress. Term 1 Term 3
  20. 22. Using ICT for Assessment <ul><li>Take snaps of writing samples and keep them named on your computer. Bringing these up during a parent / teacher interviews makes it easy to discuss progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you name the work before taking a picture </li></ul><ul><li>Paste it into a Word document so you can make any annotations </li></ul>
  21. 24. Software & Internet <ul><li>There is a wide range of software available for younger year levels. </li></ul><ul><li>What will software do for you that the free Internet resources cant? http://www.delicious.com/phsmith1 </li></ul><ul><li>Check out http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/web-links/weally-wonderful-websites-v6-0/ </li></ul>
  22. 25. Software & Internet <ul><li>Ideal-resources – Great Australian resources (money) and games for students. </li></ul>http://www.ideal-resources.com.au
  23. 26. Software & Internet <ul><li>Bug Club – Reading online with assessment. Interactive! </li></ul>http://www.pearsonplaces.com.au/bugclub.aspx
  24. 27. Software & Internet <ul><li>Broadlearn – Lower Primary reading, maths, interactive. </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent for the beginning of a year. Free 24hr trial. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.broadlearn.com/ </li></ul>
  25. 29. Software & Internet <ul><li>Crazy Talk– http://www.reallusion.com/crazytalk/ </li></ul><ul><li>2D animation. Animate any picture! $49. Windows only. </li></ul>

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