New Teacher Technology Workshop4/26/2012


How do you use Technology in the Classroom?




Here are some of the ways Technology Can be used in the Classroom....
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What prevents students from using technology at school?




10 Techie Tools for Teachers


1. http://Linoit.com -online sticky notes
  • Uses: brainstortming, group work, collaborate, share board, note taking. Check out public area for great ideas! Can choose different color stickies to distinguish different classes.
  • This service is available only to individuals of 13 years and older.
  • Search through public canvases for ideas how to use!

2. Web site creator

3. Research

4. Surveys & Quizzes
5. Virtual Fieldtrip
6. Tutorial Creation

7. Multimedia Projects
  • Fotobabble -http://www.fotobabble.com/-- talking photos
  • post picture of president and talk about his life in history
  • you can embed different fotobabbles into website
  • Voki-talking avitars.
  • http://www.voki.com/
  • Has a lessons plan area.
  • gives you more control in lower classrooms--under 13
  • Animoto- video slide shows with music
  • http://animoto.com/
  • porfolio to showcase work

8. Word Clouds
Wordle - http://www.wordle.net or
Tagxedo - http://www.tagxedo.com or
Tagul - http://tagul.com

9. QR codes- a QR Code is a barcode on steroids. They're used for encoding information in two-dimensional space -- like in the pages of magazines, in advertisements and even on TV and Web sites.
http://vste2011qrcodes.pbworks.com/w/page/45810163/Welcome%20to%20QR%20Codes%20Vste%202011

10. Storytelling – Digital Storytelling
Storybird - http://storybird.com/
Voicethread - http://lmtsd.ed.voicethread.com/