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Integrating technology into the classroom (introductory level


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Integrating technology into the classroom (introductory level

  1. 1. Integrating Technology into the Classroom (Introductory Level)<br />Steve Hernon<br />Notre Dame Academy<br />Staten Island, NY <br />
  2. 2. Web 2.0 – Creation & Collaboration<br /><ul><li>Word Processing
  3. 3. PowerPoint
  4. 4. SmartBoards
  5. 5. Web 1.0 </li></ul>Blogs<br />Wikis<br />Social Networks <br />Social Bookmarks <br />
  6. 6. Web 2.0 Teaching & Learning<br />Teachers: <br />Assess learning in new ways <br />Differentiate teaching more easily <br />Students:<br />Think critically<br />Work collaboratively<br />Communicate appropriately<br />Create knowledge <br />
  7. 7. What do you need to know?<br />Hard to make mistakes<br />Creating pictures<br />Creating .pdf files<br />Embedding things <br />
  8. 8. Our Professional Network <br />Powered by:<br />
  9. 9. What do you need to know?<br />Hard to make mistakes<br />Creating pictures<br />You can use PowerPoint<br />Just “Save As” a picture format (.jpeg, .gif, .tiff,.png)<br />Creating .pdf files<br />Microsoft Office “Save As” <br />Embedding things <br />Cut and paste the embed code of <br /> videos and widgets (and other things)<br />
  10. 10. Best Practices - Blogs <br />Examples:<br />Document a Day 4/19 APWH<br />Document a Day 4/13 APWH<br />Document a Day 4/12 APWH<br />Document a Day 3/22 Global<br />Document a Day 3/22 #3 Global<br />KivaBlogs<br />
  11. 11. Best Practices - Wikis <br />Examples:<br />Be Sure You're Able To Do - APWH<br />Commodities Exchange: Salt<br />EU & Small Islands’ Resolution<br />
  12. 12. Social Bookmarking <br />Diigo<br />
  13. 13. Assorted Stuff <br />SlideShare- what to do with all those PowerPoints? ($0)<br />VoiceThread – fantastic ($60/year for teachers)<br />Animoto – video creation (free for teachers)<br />PollEverywhere – create polls (free OR $50 for teachers)<br />YouTube, Vimeo, TeacherTube – video sharing (all free) – make screencasts<br />
  14. 14. Course Management: Ning vs. Edmodo<br />
  15. 15. Tips <br />Jump in<br />Start small<br />Practice without students (use fake accounts)<br />Check privacy and look-over your school’s technology and social networking policies.<br />Chrome web browser <br />
  16. 16. SmartBoard Common Errors <br />Not responding to voting device information.<br />Moving too fast.<br />Too many visuals.<br />