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  1. 1. EDU 709 Creating My Lessons Sharon MacDermaid 7 th Grade Mathematics Lowell Middle School http:// =1340&
  2. 2. My students <ul><li>7 th grade Math </li></ul><ul><li>Holt Mathematics, Course 2 </li></ul><ul><li>At grade level classes </li></ul><ul><li>One team taught class </li></ul>http:// =1340&
  3. 3. Topic: 2-Dimensional Figures <ul><li>Perimeter and Circumference </li></ul><ul><li>Area of Parallelograms </li></ul><ul><li>Area of Triangles and Trapezoids </li></ul><ul><li>Area of Circles </li></ul><ul><li>Area of Irregular Figures </li></ul><ul><li>Squares and Square Roots </li></ul><ul><li>The Pythagorean Theorem </li></ul>
  4. 4. Innovations Used <ul><li>Clickers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CPS response system and MindPoint Quiz Show </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quizlet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Flashcards </li></ul></ul> Screenshot by Sharon MacDermaid (MindPoint Quiz SHowSE) Photo: St. Johns County School District, St. Augustine, FL. (
  5. 5. Clickers CPS response system and MindPoint Quiz Show http:// /roller/clickers/ Screenshot by Sharon MacDermaid (MindPoint Quiz SHowSE)
  6. 6. A combination of innovations <ul><li>Clickers – Student Response System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Handheld response devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Several brands available </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>MindPoint Quiz Show </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Game show type software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Included with many textbooks </li></ul></ul></ul>Screenshot by Sharon MacDermaid (MindPoint Quiz SHowSE) Photo: Copyright 2011, University of North Florida
  7. 7. Process <ul><li>Teacher sets up base station </li></ul><ul><li>Students register their clickers </li></ul><ul><li>Let the games begin! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Prior Skills <ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic computer knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz Show Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CPS use and troubleshooting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Chapter 9 concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to use a remote control. </li></ul></ul> /
  9. 9. Advantages <ul><li>Automatic integration with texts </li></ul><ul><li>Greater student interaction & involvement </li></ul>http:// /
  10. 10. Disadvantages <ul><li>Limited resources </li></ul><ul><li>Comfort level of teacher </li></ul>http:// /
  11. 11. Online Flashcards
  12. 12. Process <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Locate Chapter 9 study stack </li></ul><ul><li>Scatter </li></ul><ul><li>Test </li></ul>Screenshot by Sharon MacDermaid (
  13. 13. Prior Skills <ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic computer knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz Show Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CPS use and troubleshooting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer and internet </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Advantages <ul><li>Neater </li></ul><ul><li>Can be shared </li></ul><ul><li>Less time creating study materials </li></ul><ul><li>More time studying </li></ul>
  15. 15. Disadvantages <ul><li>Requires an internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Access limited for those under 13 </li></ul>Under 13
  16. 16. For More Information <ul><li> </li></ul>
  17. 17. Clicker Resources <ul><li>Pilot & Prove: Just a Click Away TESTING THE WATERS TRAINING THE ... File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat (Wednesday, April 05, 2006) TURNING FROM THE BLACKBOARD, middle school math and science teacher Megan Fisk asks ...To test whether the clickers could transform the way teachers and ... http:// =qR3HanIpOC4%3D&tabid=57&mid=367 </li></ul><ul><li>Clickers in the Classroom: An Active Learning Approach File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat by M Martyn described how clickers address three of Chickering and Gam- son's seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education. Clickers help instructors ... Interactive 'clickers' changing classrooms - U.S. news - Education ... May 17, 2005 ... Next story in Education Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year ... In hard science classes, the clickers — most of which allow ... Clickers in the Classroom File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat Aug 9, 2004 ... 4 How Clickers Will Change Your Classroom—A Warning! 000 ..... Just usingclickers in class does not mean that your class will immediately ... Clickers in the Classroom I File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat by K Kenwright - 2009 Students may use clickers in class to: answer questions in the form of .... much class time was used for set up. In one case the professor had so much ... Classroom Clickers Make the Grade Jul 4, 2005 ... &quot;My mom taught middle-school math for years,&quot; said Rob Meissner, ... Many feel that the ideal use of clickers is in larger classes at ... 7 Things You Should Know About Clickers File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat 7things you should know about... Clickers. Formerly NLII. Scenario. Elizabeth enters her General Chemistry lecture and takes her place along with another ... </li></ul>
  18. 18. Quizlet Resources <ul><li>ON COURSE: Quizlet -Making Learning Fun” instruction sheet (Appendix C) as a “just in case they forget” reference .... If yes, what class(es) do you plan to use Quizlet to prepare for? ... Tools for the 21st Century Teacher May 24, 2010 ... The Internet provides tons of free tools and resources for teachers to use in their classroom. This handbook is for new teahers and/or ... 10 Cool Web 2.0 Tools for Educators - DIGITAL LEARNING ...   The best site that I have found is  http://  Click on Files link on ... Quizlet This site allows you to create your own ...   Quizlet - Classroom 2.0 6 posts - 4 authors - Last post: Mar 26, 2008 Has anyone here used the website Quizlet? I have just started teaching a beginners English group of mainly children and wanted to create ... Using to study vocabulary Aug 12, 2010 ... Especially in the area of studying vocabulary, this website has proven to be a great addition to our classroom. Quizlet's custom flashcard ... http:// =74 </li></ul>