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Using Nearpod_iNation 1-6-14_ADAMS


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Using Nearpod in the classroom as a webtool and app. Links to videos can be found on resources page. Created for iNation iPad training for Waxahachie ISD, January 2014. Please give credit when used or referenced.

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Using Nearpod_iNation 1-6-14_ADAMS

  1. 1. … Puts the learning in THEIR hands. Presented by Molly Adams for iNation 2014 Waxahachie Global High, T-STEM/ECHS, @finchgirl10 (Twitter) Photo by KJH Photography via ELA/Dual Credit/FIRST Robotics/TC for North Star of TX Writing Project
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  3. 3. “Klaus found he had little interest in books. The gears in Violet’s inventive brain seemed to stop. And even Sunny, who of course was too young to really understand what was going on, bit things with less enthusiasm.” Lemony Snicket, A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning WHILE WE WERE FIGURING OUT HOW TO MAKE THINGS BETTER, WHAT HAS HAPPENED IN OUR CLASSROOMS?
  6. 6. “The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.” Henry David Thoreau From
  7. 7. Learning is more social for young people. It’s scientifically proven. Listen to Sarah-Jane Blakemore, a cognitive neuroscientist at University College in London, at TED Edinburgh, 2012. • Beginning to 4:15, at end, start at 13:04
  9. 9. Join the class! Download app or go to website, and put in this pin:
  10. 10. According to c│net reviews, Nearpod is “enables teachers to use their Tablet to manage content on students' mobile devices. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.” Interactive digital platform, webtool and app for giving students direct access to teacher content, with teacher maintaining central control of the information        Create slideshows Give presentations Watch videos Interact as a class – video, web page, response, quiz, draw Give a self-paced or timed test “Copy of teacher notes” – accommodations?? FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT!!!!
  11. 11. 1. Set up an account
  12. 12. 1. Set up an account
  13. 13. 2. Play – create, engage, assess.
  14. 14. 2. Play – create, engage, assess.
  15. 15. 2. Play – create, engage, assess.
  16. 16. 2. Play – create, engage, assess.
  17. 17. 2. Play – create, engage, assess.
  18. 18. 2. Play – create, engage, assess.
  19. 19. 3. Watch something. Respond.
  20. 20. 4. Explore a site.
  21. 21. 5. Talk to each other. Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. George Bernard Shaw Provocative Pics or Quotes
  22. 22. Formative Assessment. Technology. Interactive teaching. Social and individualized learning. Enough said.
  23. 23. Social Learning Theory and Brain Research: Peak in pre-frontal cortex development between 10 and 16 years old 21st Century Learning From Dr. Blakemore’s TED Talk, 2012.
  24. 24. Albert Bandura’s research, 1971: “…virtually all learning phenomena resulting from direct experiences can occur on a vicarious basis through observation of other people’s behavior as its consequences….” HOWEVER “…new patterns of behavior can be acquired through direct experiences….” WHICH CAN BE ALTERED OR INFLUENCED BY “reinforcement” regarding “the relationship between one’s actions and their outcomes” From Bandura’s Social Learning Theory, 1977, pp. 305-16. ingTheory_ger.pdf
  25. 25. Graphic from Edudemic’s Blog. It’s a BYOD thing, too. And it just happens to be fun.
  26. 26. Share reports from assessments Grades for you Individual and collective
  27. 27. “Hey, are we going to use that Nearpod thing again tomorrow? I think I did better on the test on there than on paper.”
  28. 28. How might your students respond to it?
  29. 29. How might your students respond to it? NEARPOD INTERACTIVE SLIDE HERE.
  30. 30. In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer. Benjamin Franklin
  31. 31. Photo courtesy of M. Adams Let us not forget that teachers teach kids. And kids need to EXPERIENCE learning first-hand to continue to develop their schema and decision-making skills.
  32. 32. But it is never a replacement for the rich breadth of knowledge and experience you can provide in your classroom. If it’s too easy, they will never feed themselves. Thanks for coming! Molly Adams, Waxahachie Global High – ELA/Robotics, @finchgirl10
  33. 33.           www c│net review: Albert Bandura’s original work on social learning theory, via Google Scholar: http://www eory_ger .pdf Edudemic blog review: http://www Student feedback via Schoology discussion board. for all quotes on “youth”: http://www A Series of Unfortunate Events: A Bad Beginning, by Lemony Snicket, HarperCollins, © 1999. Sarah-Jane Blakemore’s TED Talk, Edinburgh, 2012: https://www Nearpod Testimonial video: PollEverywhere: http://www Thanks for coming! Molly Adams, Waxahachie Global High – ELA/Robotics, @finchgirl10