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Big ideastech

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Big ideastech

  1. 1. Big Ideas in TechnologyDr. Cheryl WissickNovember 15, 2010Cwissick@sc.edu<br />Presentation Background By PresenterMedia.com<br />
  2. 2. Present Big Ideas in Technology<br />Provide Tools you can use now<br />Introduce Web sites <br />Objectives<br />
  3. 3. Technology as a tool to teach<br />Make sure students know how to use the tools effectively and efficiently<br />#1 Use Technology as a Tool<br />
  4. 4. Wissick’s Web Toolboxes<br />http://webtoolboxes.wikispaces.com<br />Web Site<br />
  5. 5. UDL = Universal Design for Learning<br />UDL = learning styles<br />UDL means preparing instruction that offer multiple means of engagement, representation, and expression<br />#2 Implement UDL<br />
  6. 6. Affective networks – WHY<br />Multiple means of engagement<br />Recognition networks – WHAT <br />Multiple means representation<br />Strategic networks – HOW<br />Multiple means expression<br />More on UDL (is not learning styles)<br />
  7. 7. UDL: http://www.udlcenter.org/<br />CAST: http://www.cast.org<br />Web Sites: UDL Center & CAST<br />Check out the UDL Guidelines and checkpoints<br />
  8. 8. Technology should not be a burden but support our efforts<br />Do not try to reinvent an activity but always customize it for the students<br /> Learn to customize and be selective in searching ex. PowerPoint Adjectives <br />#3 Organize and Select<br />
  9. 9. The Teachers Hub<br />http://theteachershub.com/<br />Educational Technology Guy<br />http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com/<br />Tammy's Tech Tips<br />http://www.tammyworchester.com<br />Free Tech for Teachers <br />http://www.freetech4teachers.com/<br />Web Sites – Subscribe for tips<br />
  10. 10. Select and organize<br />Create PLN Personal Learning Network<br />Delicious / Diigo– bookmarking tools<br />Twitter with Tweetdeck<br />Manage RSS feeds with iGoogle<br />Select tools CC http://search.creativecommons.org/<br />Set up these tools NOW<br />
  11. 11. Sites with multi-resources<br /> 4 Teachers<br />http://www.4teachers.org<br />Intervention Central<br />http://www.interventioncentral.org<br />
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  13. 13. Work with others<br />Share your work<br />Create a wiki <br />Personal page<br />Collaborate on a project<br />Use a Blog or Glog to extend ideas<br />Use Jing for Screen capture <br /># 4 Collaborate<br />
  14. 14. Wikispaces<br />PBWorks<br />Glogster EDU<br />Wiki, blog, Flickr, YouTube<br />Create<br /><ul><li>group projects
  15. 15. Individual portfolios </li></li></ul><li>What we use to make our life easier are considered AT in school<br />Use FREE tools for ALL<br />Word processing<br />Spell checker<br />Word prediction<br />#5 Assistive Technology & Free<br /><ul><li>Word prediction
  16. 16. eReaders
  17. 17. Text to speech</li></li></ul><li>Autosummarize in Word<br />Wikipedia – Simple English<br />Check out the<br />Web tools for more…<br />Tools<br />
  18. 18. Above all have fun with technology<br /> Use tools to enhance and extend learning<br /> Play with the technology<br />#6 Make it Fun<br />
  19. 19. Wordlehttp://www.wordle.net<br />Tagxedohttp://www.tagxedo.com<br />Spell with Flicker http://metaatem.net/words/<br />Prezihttp://www.prezi.com<br />Web Tools<br />
  20. 20. Bookbuilder http://bookbuilder.cast.org<br />Create Books & Posters <br />
  21. 21. When you learn a new skill or tool, practice it for another class<br />Keep extending your technology skills<br />Discover new ways to use old tools<br />Don’t assume you know it all just because you are a digital native !!<br /># 7 Keep in Practice<br />
  22. 22. Create a coloring book<br /> Create an interactive quiz<br /> Model use of technology<br />Extend your PowerPoint Skills<br />
  23. 23. What’s in your toolbox?<br />Tools<br />UDL<br />Organize<br />Collaborate<br />AT & Free<br />Play<br />Practice<br />

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