Workshops

Technology Enhanced Items
Get the Students Activ and Ready for the New TEIs
ActiVirginia Conference, Simonsdale Elem., Portsmouth
Handout: Hints for TEI flip chart construction
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Zooburst: Make Reading Come Alive
TECH TUESDAYS
Wilson High School
4:30 – 6:30
Today’s Presentation
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WOLFRAM ALPHA/GOOGLE SEARCH TRICKS & OTHER SEARCH ENGINES
Tech Tuesday
Wilson High School/Nov. 1–room 222–3:30 to 5:30 PM
Today’s Presentation
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Today’s presentation: http://prezi.com/2t4b0i3r2sdp/extreme-lesson-plan-makeover/
EXTREME LESSON PLAN MAKEOVER
June 23 from 8:30 to 4:30
Forgotten links:
http://www.worksheetworks.com/
http://www.wolframalpha.com/–>
http://zipskinny.com/
http://pps.edmodo.com/
https://chrisgoodson.wikispaces.com/Photostory+in+the+Classroom
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/Presentation was made on Prezi
–>Group activity was done with a Quia survey and pasted into Wordle. Quia licenses can be obtained for free for those who attend training sessions at Tech Tuesdays in the fall and spring
–>The History Kits were purchased through Colonial Williamsburg
–>Cameras and all equipment used today are available through checkout for classroom usage through OITMS. Check with your building TRT for procedures.
–>Activities planned for today attempted to have little to no cost to you, the teacher. If you’re interested in borrowing the History Kits, let me know (email). They serve no purpose collecting dust!

THEME 1: Project Based Learning
–>What is Project Based Learning?
Global Schoolhouse
Edutopia
Explained in layman’s terms (video)
Project Based Learning
PhotoStory Wiki
Education Technology Blog

–>Are you crazy?!? I don’t have time for this stuff!

THEME #2: Web 2.0 & The Internet
1. Websites reviewed:
–>Big Huge Labs
–>Museum Box
–>Voice Thread Wiki; 100 Ways to use VT; My Web 2.0 Adventures: VT; Examples of VT in Education
–>Google Maps and Education
–>TrackStar
–>Animoto
–>Wordle or Tagxedo

Sites with links to Web 2.0 and other types of sites:
–>Web 2.0 for the Classroom
–>iTechSpec (not only Web 2.0, but a Plethora of others)

THEME #3: Differentiating Instruction
1. What is D.I.?
–>There’s a difference between “different” and “differentiated”

2. Knowing learning styles helps
–>Inventory

3. Knowing where to go for ideas helps
Tammy Worcester Thinkfinity
Podcasting
Classroom Instruction that Works
An example of research for data: WolframAlpha

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DIFFERENTIATING INSTRUCTION USING TECHNOLOGY
T.E.A.C.H. Academy, June 23, 2010 8:30-4:30 P.M.
Today’s presentation

Teacher-dependent dimensions
Content
• Webquest Generators for Teachers: http://www.brighthub.com/education/k-12/articles/73952.aspx
• Webquest templates: http://www.educationaltechnology.ca/resources/webquest/templates.php
• Webquest.org: http://webquest.org/index.php
Virtual field trips:
1. Tramline: http://www.field-trips.org/vft/index.htm
2. Adapt Virtual field trips: http://eduscapes.com/sessions/virtual/adapt.html
3. Links to virtual field trips: http://www.techtrekers.com/virtualft.htm

–>Net Trekker
–>Discovery Education

Process
Activity Choice Boards:
Tic Tac Toe boards: http://www.bedfordk12tn.com/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=1153&PHPSESSID=d8c6a5e82cb5a14694dc64d934fc7244
• Dare to Differentiate: Activity Choice Boards: http://daretodifferentiate.wikispaces.com/Choice+Boards
–>Think/Pair/Share
–>Literature Circles
–>Job or Role cards
–>Flexible Grouping
IDEAS:
–Story Relay (Round Robin story telling–rotate around computers)
–Make a poster
–Slide show on PPT
–Flexible Grouping: (www.5.esc.13.net/gt/docs/Lesson_Grouping_Plan1.pdf) ; http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech092.shtml –One Computer classroom)
Other sites:
–Cubing: http://www.bsu.edu/gate/instruction/cubing.htm

Products
Mode of presentation to demonstrate learning:
• Microsoft: Paint (draw a picture); Publisher and Word templates; Microsoft Online http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/results.aspx?qu=teachers

• Kidspiration
• Inspiration
Thinkfinity:
http://www.mybrochuremaker.com

1. http://readwritethink.org/materials/bio_cube/
2. http://readwritethink.org/materials/acrostic/
3. http://readwritethink.org/materials/trading_cards/
4. www.readwritethink.org/materials/flipbook
• Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/#q
• Center for Digital Story Telling: http://storycenter.org and http://www.everythingdi.net/digitalstories.htm
• Tech & Learning: http://www.techlearning.com/blogs/30300
Professor Garfield
Teacher chosen delivery methods:
http://prezi.com
–>PowerPoint flashcards: < -->Exit Cards:

Student-dependent dimensions

Interest
Options in content/topic/theme/tools for production
Animoto (video making–cost)
Wordle
• Podcasting: http://learninginhand.com/podcasting/
•Web 2.0:
1. Projects: http://www.bighugelabs.com
2. David (Virginia Trekkers): http://teachers.henrico.k12.va.us/staffdev/clough_d/Web20/Apps.html
3.

Profile
Gender/culture/leaning styles/strengths/weaknesses
–>Make a PPT game (i.e. see PowerPoint games below)
–>Colonial Williamsburg has great media sites and teacher resources


Readiness
• Supporting diverse learners: http://www.wested.org/cs/tdl/print/docs/tdl/home.htm
• UDL: (1) http://www.cast.org/research/udl/index.html; (2) Loudon County: http://cmsweb1.loudoun.k12.va.us/50910068152053/blank/browse.asp?a=383&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&c=91259
–>Online games
–> How about an Internet Scavenger Hunt?
–>Make a movie with MovieMaker: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/communities/movie.mspx

Resources for D.I. and Tech Integration:
• Using Technology for Differentiated Instruction: http://www.sd13.org/~ngreene/techdi/
• Everything D.I.: http://www.everythingdi.net/

WEBSITES USED TODAY:
LEARNING STYLES INVENTORIES:
–>http://www.edutopia.org/multiple-intelligences-learning-styles-quiz?gclid=CLv33-W87aECFV195Qod51BVJQ
–>http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks3/ict/multiple_int/questions/questions.cfm
–>E-books: Beatrix Potter: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/14848
–>Stress affects learning: http://www.fi.edu/learn/brain/stress.html

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES:
Tammy Worcester: http://web.mac.com/tammy.w/MultipleIntelligences/Home.html
Everything D.I.: http://www.everythingdi.net/mitech/snapshot.htm
–>ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: http://delicious.com/lcpsat
–>Panorama shots: http://www.panoramas.dk/
–>Marzano strategies: http://t4.jordan.k12.ut.us/professional_development/strategies/

PROJECT/ASSIGNMENT:

a) Choice boards
b) Virtual Field Trip
c) Web Quest
d)

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webadmin_activexpression_jpg_Promethean Conference/Richmond/March 6, 2010
Trick them into learning! ActivExpressions offer many things –not only allowing you to assess student progress and remediate where necessary–but have fun at the same time!

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Web 2.0 for Social Studies Tech Tuesday offering
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VETC ’09==>Check my colleague’s blog at http://www.ppsblogs.net/nutt
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PODCASTING
==>Rubrics:
a) podcastrubric3
b) Kathy Schrock rubrics (podcasting…scroll down)

Microsoft Word Templates:
==>These were found at Jefferson County Schools:
a) Blank Board Template
b) Color Board Template
c) Cubes
d) gamecards-avery5376
e) ss-grade5-answers
f) ss-grade5avery27881

POWERPOINT TEMPLATES AND GAMES
These items were found at Jefferson County Schools, and Watson School of Education:

a) Jeopardy
b) Millionaire
c) Board game template made on PPT: Game Template
d) Big Wheel: Big Wheel with Big Wheel Instructions
e) Wheel of Fortune: Example 1 and Example 2
f) Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? 5thgradertemplate
g) Countdown clock: digital_clock

EXCEL GAMES:
a) Website: http://people.uncw.edu/ertzbergerj/excel_games.html

Make Your Own Bingo Cards

STUDENT MADE PROJECTS
a) Thinkfinity
b) CROSSWORD PUZZLES
c) BIOCUBE
KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SECOND GRADE SECTION:
D) ABC MATCH
E) SHAPE POEM
F) CROSSWORD PUZZLE

KIDSPIRATION: http://www.ppsblogs.net/brianmckee/tag/kidspiration-3/
==================================================================MY WORKSHOPS FOR 2007-2008 SCHOOL YEAR

<VSTE CONFERENCE 2008: Thank you for the honor of your attendance! Deloris and I were happy to be able to share with you. Below are some resources that we discussed:
~HistorySpace template designed by some of my colleagues
~Interactive Excel
~and other items we discussed. Questions? Feel free to email or leave a comment below.

==>Would you like to see the PowerPoint?: link here: Go
==>Art MySpace Template
==>Iteractive Excel:Interactive Excel — ratio/percentage/decimal/fraction
==History MySpace tempate: Blank Template; Example: MyHistory Space student example

==>Cloze: Directions for Cloze
==>Interactive PowerPoint directions: Interactive Powerpoint directions
==>Crime Scene Investigation blog (Middle School): http://www.ppsblogs.net/crimescene/
==>Deloris Eure-Nutt’s blog (along with links to blogs): http://www.ppsblogs.net/nutt/
==>Other VSTE presentations 2008 by Portsmouth ITRT’s: http://www.ppsblogs.net/technologyrocks

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Tuesday with the TRTs:
Kidspiration/Inspiration: Links
Fun and Games: Fun and Games: Painless Education
Game Templates: Car Race
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Starbucks Sessions with Brian:
(#1) Lower Your Email Stress: Organize Your Email with Folders
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Technology Integration with Art Teachers
===>Downloading Kitzu resources
===>PhotoStory Tutorial
===>Using PhotoStory3
===>MySpace template discussed at the end of the workshop: What if artists had had a “MySpace” page back then?
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Travel to China with Mr. McKee:
Pictures as Words: Go
Chinese/English dictionary: Go
Write Your Name in Chinese: Go
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Movie Making in the Classroom
===>Where do we go from here? Ideas for MovieMaker in the Classroom
==> Tutorials: MM Tutorial 2

2 thoughts on “Workshops

  1. Val,
    Thanks for the heads up for the link–I checked and the site is no longer there, so yes, it was a basic handout. Let me know if there is anything you need help with!