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Middle Level Essentials<br />Session 1<br />Getting the Most Out of Your Interactive Whiteboard, Document Camera, and Othe...
Todd Williamson<br /><ul><li>NBCT EA-Science
 Middle School Portal Teacher Leader
 NC Teacher Academy Web 2.0 Trainer</li></ul>twilliamson15@gmail.com<br />Twitter: @twilliamson15<br />Blog: http://thetec...
How To Vote via Texting<br />EXAMPLE<br />Standard texting rates only (worst cast US $0.20)<br />We have no access to your...
How To Vote via Poll4.com<br />EXAMPLE<br />Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do<br />TIP<br />
How To Vote via Twitter<br />EXAMPLE<br />Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do<br />Since @poll is th...
Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
<tools><br />
There are<br /> LOTS <br />of these<br />
There are none of these<br />“silver bullet” licensed through creative commons<br />
Which is the right tool for the job?<br />“Color War” licensed through creative commons<br />
<guiding questions><br />
How do we…<br />
balance costs and benefits?<br />“Arran cat (2)” licensed through creative commons <br />
Not Just Consumption…<br />“Overtime Battle” licensed through creative commons<br />
Support student learning?<br />“Bubble on Finger” licensed through creative commons<br />
Cost/Benefit?<br />Student/Teacher Centered?<br />Creation/Consumption?<br />Support Student Learning?<br />Guiding Questi...
Interactive Whiteboards<br />Don’t be this teacher<br />Overhead projector <br />on an Interactive Whiteboard<br />~$1500 ...
Document Cameras<br />~$1,000<br />
Student Response Systems<br />~$2500 for set of 32<br />
eBook Readers/Kindle/Nook<br />Sony Reader<br />Pocket $199<br />Touch $299<br />Daily $399<br />$259 for B&N’s Nook<br />...
iPod Touch<br /><ul><li> Kindle
 Stanza
 Mobile RSS
 Calculator
 Mail
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MLE Session 1: Getting the Most Out of Hardwre Tools in the Classroom

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First session presented by Todd Williamson at NMSA's Middle Level Essentials Conference: Getting The Most Out of Your Interactive Whiteboard, Document Camera and other Hardware Tools

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MLE Session 1: Getting the Most Out of Hardwre Tools in the Classroom

  1. 1. Middle Level Essentials<br />Session 1<br />Getting the Most Out of Your Interactive Whiteboard, Document Camera, and Other Hardware<br />http://www.sharetabs.com/?mle1<br />
  2. 2. Todd Williamson<br /><ul><li>NBCT EA-Science
  3. 3. Middle School Portal Teacher Leader
  4. 4. NC Teacher Academy Web 2.0 Trainer</li></ul>twilliamson15@gmail.com<br />Twitter: @twilliamson15<br />Blog: http://thetechnorateteacher.wordpress.com<br />
  5. 5. How To Vote via Texting<br />EXAMPLE<br />Standard texting rates only (worst cast US $0.20)<br />We have no access to your phone number<br />Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do<br />TIPS<br />
  6. 6. How To Vote via Poll4.com<br />EXAMPLE<br />Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do<br />TIP<br />
  7. 7. How To Vote via Twitter<br />EXAMPLE<br />Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do<br />Since @poll is the first word, your followers will not receive this tweet<br />TIPS<br />
  8. 8. Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. <tools><br />
  11. 11. There are<br /> LOTS <br />of these<br />
  12. 12. There are none of these<br />“silver bullet” licensed through creative commons<br />
  13. 13. Which is the right tool for the job?<br />“Color War” licensed through creative commons<br />
  14. 14. <guiding questions><br />
  15. 15. How do we…<br />
  16. 16. balance costs and benefits?<br />“Arran cat (2)” licensed through creative commons <br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18.
  19. 19. Not Just Consumption…<br />“Overtime Battle” licensed through creative commons<br />
  20. 20. Support student learning?<br />“Bubble on Finger” licensed through creative commons<br />
  21. 21. Cost/Benefit?<br />Student/Teacher Centered?<br />Creation/Consumption?<br />Support Student Learning?<br />Guiding Questions<br />
  22. 22. Interactive Whiteboards<br />Don’t be this teacher<br />Overhead projector <br />on an Interactive Whiteboard<br />~$1500 and up + cost of projector<br />
  23. 23. Document Cameras<br />~$1,000<br />
  24. 24. Student Response Systems<br />~$2500 for set of 32<br />
  25. 25. eBook Readers/Kindle/Nook<br />Sony Reader<br />Pocket $199<br />Touch $299<br />Daily $399<br />$259 for B&N’s Nook<br />$259 for Kindle 2<br />$489 for DX <br />
  26. 26. iPod Touch<br /><ul><li> Kindle
  27. 27. Stanza
  28. 28. Mobile RSS
  29. 29. Calculator
  30. 30. Mail
  31. 31. Google Mobile
  32. 32. DropBox
  33. 33. Skype
  34. 34. Evernote
  35. 35. iTate
  36. 36. Audiobooks
  37. 37. Podcasts/Videos
  38. 38. $199 for 8GB</li></li></ul><li>iPad<br /><ul><li>iBooks
  39. 39. Keynote
  40. 40. Pages
  41. 41. In addition to iTouch Apps
  42. 42. $499 for 16GB</li></li></ul><li>Digital Cameras/Flip Cameras<br />
  43. 43. Mp3 Recorders<br />USB<br />Records in WAV<br />Import to Audacity for Editing<br />$10 after rebates every couple of weeks at office supply stores<br />
  44. 44. Netbooks/Laptops<br />
  45. 45. Funding…<br />Bandwidth…Distractions…<br />
  46. 46. GPS Units<br />Ubiquitous Technology<br />Geocaching<br />Cross-curricular<br />Anytime, Any Place Learning<br />

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