To understand, plan and develop technology enriched social studies curriculum
“ADVENTURE LEARNING is a hybrid distance education approach that provides students with opportunities to explore real-world issues through authentic learning experiences within collaborative learning environments”-Roblyer and Doering, 2010
Most up-to-date information accessedConnections made between: the students’ studiesonline environmentthe real worldReal-life communication skills enhanced
Follow a team of educators, scientists and explorers who dogsled LIVE to circumpolar locations on their annual learning expedition.
In The World of Wonders Project your class is on-line participants in a driving adventure around the world, communicating and interacting with expedition members and other students and teachers in the places explored.
“Teachers and students can use various tool based software in social studies to show GRAPHIC REPRESENTATIONSof abstract concepts such as timelines and maps.”-Roblyer and Doering, 2010
Help students better understand abstract conceptsEfficiently puts data into a concrete form for easier analysisAllows concepts such as geography and time to be depicted graphically
Especially useful for upper ES students, this tool allows users to make maps that show physical, human and environmental themes, as well as draw on maps and save them.
Students can create and navigate around city maps and create “map mysteries” for their peers to solve.
Enter dates and events and create a simple timeline with this online tool.
If you have a Smartboard, use the “Timeline Reveal” activity included as part of the Smartboard Notebook Software kit or check out other available Smartboard timeline lessons and activities on their website.
Easy to use online tool for kids.
Spreadsheet softwarefor elementary school students, including chart and graph makers
“DIGITAL STORYTELLING is the process of using images and audio to tell the stories of lives, events, or eras”-Roblyer and Doering, 2010
Personalizes social studies learning & facilitates greater connections to the communityFosters skills in analysis & critical thinkingProvides larger, authentic audience Creates long-lasting documentation
A note taking tool for iPhone/iPad to take with your class on the road: locate your position using GPS and view a satellite map of the location, take notes, collect photographs all in geo-referenced format. Then transmit this information to any destination.
Tool to create panoramic and 360 degree views with a regular camera, iPad or other digital device
A free, no-frills sound recording software. Basic features are simple and easy to use. Good for recording and editing digital stories.
A collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways – using voice, text, an audio file, or video (via a webcam).
“SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVING ENVIRONMENTSallow students to interact with simulated events or locations”-Roblyer and Doering, 2010
Allows students to take an active part in situations that would not otherwise be possibleDevelops problem solving and decision making skills.Helps make complex issues & concepts more clear and meaningful
The Making History games give players the power to take full control of world nations, colonies and regions. A good tool for Grade 5 history classes.
An “oldie but goodie”, this game from the 1980s teaches Grade 5 students about this time in U.S. History. Content makes up for graphics in this old version!If you want updated graphics, there is a new, updated version available through Riverdeep.
This game combines social studies knowledge with the book series by the same name..
A whole lower elementary class could play this game together to create medieval scenes as part of their study of this time in history.
These simulation games support NCSS Theme 7: Production, distribution & consumption
In the Reconstructors series, students become a member of a team of scientists who investigate substances that have both harmful and helpful effects. For older ES students only, with adult supervision.
Es soc studies tech integration Fewer Notes on Slides
TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATIONIN THEES SOCIAL STUDIESCLASSROOM( F E W E R N O T E S O N S L I D E S : F O R O R A L P R E S E N TAT I O N S ) Susan Weitzman-Trifman EdTech541 Fall 2011
USE TPACKSocial Social Studies S.S. PCK PedagogiStudies calContent KnowledgKnowledge S.S. e(CK) S.S. TPCK S.S. (PK) TCK TPK Social Studies Technological Knowledge (TK)
USING THE INTERNET INTEGRATION STRATEGY ADVENTURE LEARNINGPhoto by Orlee Medalion
ADVENTURE LEARNING RELATIVE ADVANTAGE• Up-to-date• Connections made• Real-life communication skills Photo by Orlee Medalion
GRAPHIC REPRESENTATIONS RESOURCES & LINKS Max Data and Max Counthttp://www.tomsnyder.com/product http://www.maxstoolbox.com/En-s/product.asp?SKU=KEYM07 Au/Pages/MaxCount.aspx
PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE INTEGRATION STRATEGY DIGITAL STORYTELLING
DIGITAL STORY TELLING RELATIVE ADVANTAGE• Personalizes learning & facilitates connections• Fosters skills in analysis & critical thinking• Larger, authentic audience• Long-lasting documentation Photo used through Creative Commons from Kevin Vail
DIGITAL STORY TELLING RESOURCES & LINKSField Notes LT http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fieldnoteslt/id443876537?mt=8
DIGITAL STORY TELLINGRESOURCES & LINKS Dermandar http://www.dermandar.com
DIGITAL STORY TELLINGRESOURCES & LINKS Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net
DIGITAL STORY TELLINGRESOURCES & LINKS Voicethread
INSTRUCTIONAL SOFTWARE INTEGRATION STRATEGY SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVING ENVIRONMENTSPicture used through Creative Commons from Idaho National Laboratory
SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVING RELATIVE ADVANTAGE • Students take an active part • Problem solving & decision making skills. • Helps make complex issues & concepts more clear and meaningfulPhoto used through Creative Commons from Vicki Watkins
SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVINGRESOURCES & LINKSMuzzy Lane’s Making History http://muzzylane.com/project/making_history
SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVING RESOURCES & LINKS The Oregon Trail Old version New versionhttp://web.riverdeep.net/portal/page?_pageid=818,1380671,818_1380706&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL
SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVING RESOURCES & LINKSThe Magic TreeHouse Game http://www.magictreehouse.com/#game
SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVINGRESOURCES & LINKS Sim Medieval Times http://www.ea.com/the-sims-medieval
SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVING RESOURCES & LINKSPlanet Orange and Practical Money Skills http://www.orangekids.com http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/games
SIMULATED PROBLEM SOLVINGRESOURCES & LINKS Reconstructors http://reconstructors.rice.edu
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