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Wordle Intel Teach Live Webinar

  1. 1. Intel Teach Live   Widget Toolbox http://engageteachers.connectpro.acrobat.com/intelteachlive/     Featuring: Wordle March 22, 2010
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><ul><li>News from the Front Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordle Overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demo/Instructional Application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 Ideas for Wordle in the Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smoke/Vanessa's Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grades 5-12 Self-assessment tool in writing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Primary student examples </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grades 3-8 - Photo Gift - how to move over to PPT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grades K-12 Six Word Memoir - Create a 6 Word Memoir </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work time - Upload 6 Word Memoirs to Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing Time in the Community - 6 Word Memoir and other Wordle Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sandbox with Additional Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Q and A - Final Thoughts/What Questions do you have? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. News from the Front Lines <ul><li>Tell us what is happening in your school district and classroom </li></ul>
  4. 4. Wordle Overview and Demo <ul><li>http://wordle.net/create  </li></ul><ul><li>Group Spring Wordle  </li></ul><ul><li>We need to collaborate for this one.  We'll push out this url to you and we can all work at the same time. </li></ul><ul><li>http://etherpad.com/nZWYh7ee11 </li></ul><ul><li>What reminds you of Spring? </li></ul>
  5. 5. 20 Uses for Wordle in a  K-6 Classroom <ul><li>  http://jlwagner.pbworks.com/MoreThanWordles </li></ul>
  6. 6. Self-Assessment Writing Tool <ul><li>When pasting in an essay, it's easy to see which words are overused and to identify &quot;dead words&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 3-12+ </li></ul>
  7. 7. Customize the Wordle For Better Accuracy <ul><ul><li>Right click to remove any word from the Wordle that you don't want included. (Example: if your essay is about &quot;Education&quot;, you might want to remove: teacher, student, educator) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alphabetize the words to scan them easier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I have students print three different Wordles when writing essays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rough Draft  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2nd Draft </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Final </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They use a highlighter and go through the Wordle to identify any overused or &quot;dead words&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For the final essay, the words should be about equal in size . </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Elementary Examples <ul><li>Before beginning a unit of study or project, create a Wordle for OBJECTIVES... </li></ul>
  9. 9. VOCABULARY...
  10. 10. Elementary Examples <ul><li>Describing SUBJECTS... </li></ul>
  11. 11. Elementary Examples <ul><li>PURPOSE/MISSION STATEMENT... </li></ul>
  12. 12. Photo Gifts <ul><ul><li>Student lists words that describe a parent, grandparent, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create the Wordle in Black and White, Screenshot, Save as a JPEG, Print in 4x6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take a Photo of student, Make Black and White, Print 4x6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put in a clear frame or print both images on 8x10 cardstock </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. How to Save Wordle as an Image <ul><ul><li>Create the Wordle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do a screen shot (PC - Snip it or Print Scrn, Mac - Grab it or Cmd+Shift+4) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paste the captured image into PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crop the image to remove excess </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save image as a JPEG (PC - right click and Save as a Picture) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Caveat - If you want to print the Wordle at a professional photo lab, you'll have to spend some time getting the dimensions to fit within the 4x6 image.  To prevent this, make sure you've created a Wordle layout with words fitted closely together and significant blank space around the edges  </li></ul>
  14. 14. 6 Word Memoirs <ul><li>Six Word Memoir Examples </li></ul>
  15. 15. Your Turn <ul><li>Create your own 6-Word Memoir Wordle image and upload to the Community Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Either embed or capture your Wordle image and upload it to the Community Discussion .as a an example </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://engage.intel.com/thread/2095?tstart=0 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you are logged into Community </li></ul>
  16. 16. Virtual Wordle Showcase <ul><li>Spend 5 minutes reviewing other Worlde examples in the Discussion Thread </li></ul><ul><li>http://engage.intel.com/thread/2118?tstart=0 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sandbox Time: Exploring Additional Resources
  18. 18. Q & A     <ul><li>What questions do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  19. 19. April's Webinar - MakeBeliefsComix <ul><li>Applications using comic strip creators in the classroom </li></ul>

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