Calcasieu's “Top 10” Tools
for Blackboard Success
Kim Leblanc, eLearning Coordinator,
Calcasieu Parish Public Schools
Lisa...
www.cpsb.org
Goals of eLearning
►Streamline Communication within the District
►Network/Communicate/Collaborate within
Curr...
www.cpsb.org
#10 –
►Virtual Meetings
►Classroom Collaboration
►Connecting with Experts
►Classroom Debates
►Connecting with...
www.cpsb.org
#9 –
►Fact Cards
►Fact Cards Plus
►Flash Cards
►Pick a Letter
►Fill In The Blank
►Matching
►Crosswords
►Quiz
...
www.cpsb.org
#8 - BB Help for Teachers and Students
www.cpsb.org
#7 -
►Recording Lectures
►Creating How To’s
►Audio Newsletters
►Assessment
►Interviews
►Critiquing Skills
►Se...
www.cpsb.org
#6 -
►Tutorials and Demonstrations
►Student Presentation
►Web Tour
►Lab Procedures
►Narrating PowerPoint
Pres...
www.cpsb.org
#5 -
►Personal Journals
►Reflective Writing
►Peer Review and Critique
►Classroom Updates
►Written Debates
►In...
www.cpsb.org
#4 -
►Group Projects
►Collaborative Writing
►Student Portfolios
►Research Projects
►Science and Social Studie...
www.cpsb.org
#3 – School and Teacher
Websites
►27 Branded School Websites
►2000+ Classroom Teacher Websites
www.cpsb.org
#2 – BB Mentor Project
Overview
►recognize exemplary classroom teachers who are
utilizing Blackboard to suppo...
www.cpsb.org
#2 – BB Mentor Project
Commitment:
►must currently use Blackboard to enhance
classroom instruction
►successfu...
www.cpsb.org
#1 – Professional Development
www.cpsb.org
Thank You!
http://blackboard.cpsb.org
Kim Leblanc
kim.leblanc@cpsb.org
Lisa Mullett
lisa.mullett@cpsb.org
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Calcasieu's Top 10 Tools for Blackboard Success

  1. 1. Calcasieu's “Top 10” Tools for Blackboard Success Kim Leblanc, eLearning Coordinator, Calcasieu Parish Public Schools Lisa Mullett, Web Network Specialist, Calcasieu Parish Public School
  2. 2. www.cpsb.org Goals of eLearning ►Streamline Communication within the District ►Network/Communicate/Collaborate within Curriculum Content Areas ►Enhance Classroom Instruction ►Identify and Share Best Practices ►Access Resources ►Provide Just-in Time Learning ►Increase Knowledge and Utilization of Technology in Teaching and Learning ►Increase Home/School Communication
  3. 3. www.cpsb.org #10 – ►Virtual Meetings ►Classroom Collaboration ►Connecting with Experts ►Classroom Debates ►Connecting with ePals and More! http://www.skype.com
  4. 4. www.cpsb.org #9 – ►Fact Cards ►Fact Cards Plus ►Flash Cards ►Pick a Letter ►Fill In The Blank ►Matching ►Crosswords ►Quiz ►Challenge ►Glossary Flash-based activities which include: http://www.respondus.com
  5. 5. www.cpsb.org #8 - BB Help for Teachers and Students
  6. 6. www.cpsb.org #7 - ►Recording Lectures ►Creating How To’s ►Audio Newsletters ►Assessment ►Interviews ►Critiquing Skills ►Self-Paced Learning ►Differentiating Instruction and More! http://www.learningobjects.com
  7. 7. www.cpsb.org #6 - ►Tutorials and Demonstrations ►Student Presentation ►Web Tour ►Lab Procedures ►Narrating PowerPoint Presentations ►Talking Points on a Video ►Assessment and More! http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.asp
  8. 8. www.cpsb.org #5 - ►Personal Journals ►Reflective Writing ►Peer Review and Critique ►Classroom Updates ►Written Debates ►Individual Feedback ►Book Reviews and more! http://www.learningobjects.com
  9. 9. www.cpsb.org #4 - ►Group Projects ►Collaborative Writing ►Student Portfolios ►Research Projects ►Science and Social Studies Fair Projects ►Lesson Summaries ►Peer Editing and Review ►Literature Circles and More! http://www.learningobjects.com
  10. 10. www.cpsb.org #3 – School and Teacher Websites ►27 Branded School Websites ►2000+ Classroom Teacher Websites
  11. 11. www.cpsb.org #2 – BB Mentor Project Overview ►recognize exemplary classroom teachers who are utilizing Blackboard to support and enhance instruction; ►assist CPSB eLearning Coordinator with the development of blackboard instructional support materials such as: handouts, tutorials and courses ►provide support for classroom teachers and school webmasters that are currently using Blackboard as a classroom website or as a school website ►pilot new Blackboard tools
  12. 12. www.cpsb.org #2 – BB Mentor Project Commitment: ►must currently use Blackboard to enhance classroom instruction ►successfully completed the following Blackboard Courses: BB101 and Participate in summer Blackboard Institute (3 days) ►serve as a Blackboard mentor to assigned Calcasieu Schools for the upcoming 2008-2009 school year via the eLearning Help Desk ►collaborate online with CPSB eLearning Coordinator via Blackboard
  13. 13. www.cpsb.org #1 – Professional Development
  14. 14. www.cpsb.org Thank You! http://blackboard.cpsb.org Kim Leblanc kim.leblanc@cpsb.org Lisa Mullett lisa.mullett@cpsb.org

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