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Workshop August 18, 2011 Specialists

  1. 1. Workshop – Thursday August 18, 2011 Litchfield School DistrictCurriculum/Integration for secondary specialists (grades 6-12)9:30 – 10:00 o Start PowerPoint (Log onto SlideShare Presentation and Agenda) o Introductions – What are you hoping to take away from today? VoiceThread o Poetry o Math • Technology Integration Matrix • BlogLines, Google Reader – Watch RSS Video o RSS Aggregators - Richard Byrne, Edutopia, Tech Learning 10:00-10:30 • Cool Tools – o Online real time document sharing o Print What You Like Print only the parts of websites o JogLab o Poll Junkie o Download Helper o Format Factory o Online Convertor o Slideshare Share and get slideshows o Boolify showing students how search operator words affect search results o Twurdy Search by readability level10:30-11:15 • Blogs (Blogger) EduBlogs, 21Classrooms
  2. 2. o 64 Interesting Class Blog Posts id=0AclS3lrlFkCIZGhuMnZjdjVfNzQ5ZnpiczlxYzM&hl=en_GB o Duck Diaries o Mighty Writers o Blogs by discipline 11:15-12:00 • Wikis, PB Wiki, Wikispaces, Wet Paint o PBWiki %20Book%20Reports%20-%202 Oral Book Reports o About Costa Rica Student created site about Costa Rica12:45 -3:00 o Guidance o® is supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc. (GCF®) whose mission is "to create and provide education, employment, and life enrichment opportunities for people who desire to improve the quality of their lives".  Everyday Life:  Career o Seven sites to help students choose and apply to colleges o iCould is a UK-based website that features videos of people sharing their career stories. o Family & Consumer Sciences o The Science of Cooking o o All Recipes This website will save all of your favorite recipes and will make a shopping list for you. o Free online blueprints Design your house plan blueprints online with smallblueprinter, then take a 3D walk through your design, check out an isometric view and print out your plan. Its free and easy to use. o Art
  3. 3. o National Gallery Art o The Incredible Art Department o The Kennedy Center Business o Econoclass activities, case studies, debate topics, and links to other sites to support the teaching of economics at the high school level o Access Analyze Act resources/ ...a site from PBS for high school students dealiing with current economic issues; inlcudes case studies, lesson plans, media mater o National Stock Market Analysis Student teams are each given a virtual $ 100,000 in cash and then simulated buying and selling of stocks, bonds and mutual funds.($12.00)o PE/Health o Mr. Robbo PE Geek Blog o Physical Education Update Blog o PE Central ...a great site that provides links to the latest information about contemporary physical education