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  • 1. to Engage Learners and Differentiate Instruction Andrew Halter Instructional Technology Coach Hampton Twp School District

2. Click on the Differentiation with Tech link on the left 3. 1. I am the tech leery monk 2. I am the tech savvy monk 3. I am somewhere in between 4. We are "moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age." Schools must prepare students for a different workplace--one that values innovation, imagination, creativity, communication, and emotional intelligence. ~ Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind 2005 5. Todays students demand "Engage me or enrage me." ~Mark Prensky Educational software designer/author 6. i.e. the digital natives are restless (or resting)! 7. Formative Assessment Dynamic Classroom Resources with Wikis and Blogs Digital Storytelling Tools Many other web 2.0 tools along the way 8. Bag O Tricks 9. Content--by giving teachers and students instant, anywhere anytime access to present and consume information in practically infinite, ever expanding forms. Process--by providing tools to vary instructional practice , engage learners, and provide opportunities for collaboration and authentic audience. Product --by providing tools to CREATE dynamic, authentic products t0 show understanding and explore relevance. 10. Click on the TASK #1 link and share a successful experience you have had with students and technology. I have used ____________ to ________________. 11. Click on the Tech Check Survey link on the wiki and check all boxes that apply. 12. Response devices 13. Survey and quiz creation tools ex 2 ex 2 14. Chatrooms and Discussion Boards 15. Class Website Online Learning Centers 16. Classroom Resource Center Discussion Platform Individual Web Portfolio Flexible Grouping Webquests Project Based Learning 17. 18. 19. 20. +Application+Assignment 21. 22. Independent Reading Reflections Reader Response Journal Relevance and Connections Creative Voice Blogs KWL logs 23. 24. Animoto Photo Story Duck Project Movie Maker st&user_id=512370 25. http://ruggerienglish09- Cultural Geography Example 26. Powerpoint Create a Powerpoint that includes text and images to illustrate the key points of your research Poster Create a poster with text and images to illustrate the key points of your research Brochure Create a tour brochure that uses text and images to highlight the key points of your research Video Create an original video about your research using MovieMaker or other editing software. Photostory Create a narrated slideshow of images about your research using Photostory. Animoto Create commercial that uses music, text and images about your research with Animoto. Website Design a website that promotes your research using Wikispaces or other web design tool. Podcast Create a radio style report/commercial that highlights details about your research using Audacity. Digital Poster Use Glogster to create a web- based poster that integrates graphics, text, and other multimedia to showcase your 27. CONTENT-Audio and video support , presentation tools, class web resources, web based games, simulations and interactives, etc. PROCESS Formative assessment tools, flexible grouping and collaboration, discussion boards, webquests, etc. PRODUCT alternative assessments, project based learning, authentic audience, collaborative projects, presentation tools, etc. 28. Jingrecord screencasts of lessons (also can be done on SMART or Promethean board) 51807 Gliffy/Webspiration--create collaborative concept maps and graphic organizers Example Inspiration/kidspiration--Multimedia graphic organizer software Example 1 Example 2 Delicious and Diigo-Social bookmarking tools that allow you to tag, organize and share web resources. Browse my resources at: 29. Wix--create flash-based websites ScriblinkOnline, collaborative whiteboards Read the Words will instantly read back any text that can be copied and pasted. Jog the Web-Create an annotated tour of websites Tools-for-Kids Quizlet create flashcards and online quizzes 30. Toon DooCreate comics and graphic novels Timeglider/Dipity/Xtimelinecreate a web hosted multimedia timeline. GlogsterCreate digital posters GeogebraCreate and manipulate geometric objects Google Sketch UpCreate 3-D Drawings and objects Google Earth-Take students on a virtual field trip anywhere in the world or have them create their own. Open Cultureone of the most comprehensive educational media sites on the web. 31. We covered: Formative Assessment Dynamic Classroom Resources with Wikis and Blogs Digital Storytelling Tools Many other web 2.0 tools along the way My Goal to inspire you, not overwhelm you! 32. Find one tool and run with it YOU dont have to be the expert Share student work Monitor and adjust Share the wealth with colleagues 33. Design a lesson that integrates one of the tools mentioned in todays workshop. Begin a class resource wiki or a project wiki--start simple and expand throughout the year Plan a lesson that offers a technology based assessment option (Animoto, Photostory, Glogster, Toon Doo, Wix, Wiki design, etc.)


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