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Technology Tools 11 21 12

  1. 1. Technology Tools for a Flexible Learning EnvironmentSuzanne & Dawn
  2. 2. Substitute Teacher http://www.youtube.com/watch?
  3. 3. Application IdeasO How would you use this tool?O Who would benefit from this tool? O Teacher/Teacher Assistant O Student O Parent
  4. 4. •Read aloud textfeature (Word docs)•Speech-to-Textfeatures
  5. 5. • Common Tools Quick Access• Magnification• On screen keyboard• Narration• High Contrast
  6. 6. • Use the computer without a display• Use the computer without a mouse or keyboard• Make the mouse easier to use• Make the keyboard easier to use• Use text or visual alternatives for sounds• Make it easier to focus on tasks
  7. 7. DropboxShort Videohttps://www.dropbox.com/Dropbox Tourhttps://www.dropbox.com/tour
  8. 8. Accessing Print Materials• Overdrive Media Console• Read2Go• Read It Later• Pocket• Kobo• Follett Digital Reader• Play Books• iBooks
  9. 9. EPubshttp://dotepub.com/
  10. 10. Apple TVhttp://www.apple.com/appletv/what-is/Need HDMI cableNeed HDMI converter to VGAboxIT will configure SSID once youget all components
  11. 11. iPevo Document Camera http://www.ipevo.com/ Portable USB
  12. 12. InstaPaper and ReadAbility Text extraction from the web•www.readability.com•http://www.instapaper.com
  13. 13. EverNote• http://evernote.com/• Demo/Overview: http://evernote.com/video/• Once downloaded, you can right-click on any resource (website, video, PP) and it will be added to your folder
  14. 14. Showbie http://www.showbie.com/
  15. 15.  Post homework assignments Upload files  Microsoft Office  Images  Videos  Files in other formats App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
  16. 16. SparkNotes•http://www.sparknotes.com/sparknotes/•Study Guides and explanations for all subject areas and all ages
  17. 17. Khan Academy Free online learning lessons Thousands of videos in all subject areas  Broken down into specific lessons Tutorials Can be downloaded, emailed, saved Once downloaded won’t need to have Internet access Provides ability to put content into practice
  18. 18. Khan AcademyData Available demo video:http://www.universalsubtitles.org/en/videos/yhWoQTAZ1fPX/info/khan-academy-reports-overview/
  19. 19. Live Bindershttp://www.livebinders.com/90-second overview of the site:http://www.livebinders.com/welcome/video_window?video=%2Fswf%2Fwhat.swfCan be used to create your own binders, allows universalaccess, can be linked to blogs or other websitesPre-made binders for teachers and for students Teachers: http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=108629 Students: http://www.livebinders.com/shelf/featured
  20. 20. LiveBinder:“If it’s not free, it’s not forme” http://www.livebinders.com/play/present?id=127549 Example: Grammar Ninjas http://www.kwarp.com/portfolio/grammarninja.html Provides grammar practice in a game format 3 levels of difficulty
  21. 21. iTunes UHTTP://WWW.APPLE.COM/EDUCATION/ITUNES-U/ NOW AVAILABLE FOR K-12
  22. 22. Research Guides for Students•www.aresearchguide.com • How to search, cite, add footnotes and endnotes, bibliography, and more • Checks student’s work for grammar errors and plagiarism • Links to useful resources (i.e., practice quoting, summarizing, paraphrasing to avoid plagiarism)
  23. 23. Paper Rater• http://www.paperrater.com/• Free grammar and spelling check for student papers• Students can self-correct before submitting• Teachers can check student work for plagiarism and it will offer a recommended grade for the paper
  24. 24. WebNotes• http://www.webnotes.net/• Research tool• Clip and save web pages;• Collect, organize, and share info from the Web
  25. 25. Summary and analysis ofLitCharts popular/classic novelshttp://litcharts.com/ Download, Create PDF, App
  26. 26. Online Asynchronous Collaboration Toolshttp://primarypad.com/what-is-primarypad/http://piratepad.net/loftus1http://titanpad.com/
  27. 27. Practice Pick one or two tools to explore on your device.
  28. 28. Suzanne’s HolidayTechnology Ideas
  29. 29. Best Buy
  30. 30. Best Buy
  31. 31. Best Buy
  32. 32. Walmart
  33. 33. Walmart
  34. 34. • http://www.hypershop.com/iUSBport-by-HyperDrive- formerly-CloudFTP-s/218.htm iUSBPort
  35. 35. HyperDrive
  36. 36. • http://www.livescribe.com/int/smartpen/ LiveScribe Pen

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