TECHOLOGY AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN:


PRESENTATION SLIDES:



6 INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN ELEMENTS TO CONSIDER FOR TECHNOLOGY AND STUDENT LEARNING:

  • Improvement in student organization
    • Symbaloo -- visual tool for saving and organizing web links
    • Texting self-reminders
    • Toodledo -- personal task list and organization service
    • Google Calendar
    • Various apps for homework management
    • Dropbox -- A file storage service that works across all devices and computing platforms
    • Flashcards -- an iOS app that allows one to create flashcards for content retrieval and memorization
    • KustomNote.com -- create and use online note taking templates

  • Improvement in student engagement
    • In class polling -- Poll Everywhere
    • In class polling -- Socrative
    • Kahoot -- Colorful and interactive tool for real time polling and quizzes
    • Intentional Backchannel discussion -- TodaysMeet
    • Example of a primary source set -- can you identify the common theme and how each individual images fits the theme?




  • Improvement in student content creation


  • Technology and personalized learning opportunities
    • 360 Degree Questioning Document

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TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR OWN GROWTH AND LEARNING




SO MANY TECH TOOLS.....SO LITTLE TIME


GENERAL SITES FOR FINDING EDTECH TOOLS:


SPECIFIC TOOLS SHARED IN THE SESSION:

  • Google Classroom -- Online environment for teachers, students, and classes created by Google that connects with the power of the free Google Apps for Education suite of tools.
  • Schoology -- Free online course management tool.
  • Edmodo -- Free online course management tool. May be a better choice for elementary school students because parent logins may be created as well.
  • ViewPure -- Watch YouTube videos without most ads, comments, or clutter.
  • TubeChop -- Allows for the showing of only a portion of a YouTube video. The link to the shortened version may be shared as a unique URL.
  • EdPuzzle -- Annotate video content for greater depth of learning. Great for flipped classroom use.
  • Too Noisy -- App for monitoring noise level of a classroom or student groups.
  • Jeopardy Rocks -- Quickly build Jeopardy-like quiz games for free.
  • Padlet -- Collaborative online tool for gathering ideas. The service is cross-platform, which means it works on any device (computer, phone, tablet, etc.) that has a full web browser available. Here are some sample Padlet creations: Example One, Example Two, Example Three.
  • Symbaloo -- visual tool for saving and organizing web links
  • Storybird -- Create interactive digital stories across technology platforms. Great for most ages, 2nd grade and up.
  • MathChat App -- Collaborative math problem solving tool.
  • 123D Design -- a free, beginner-friendly design app for browsers, iPads, Macs, and PCs
  • KustomNote.com -- create and use online note taking templates
  • HaikuDeck -- iPad app generator of beautiful, visual presentations. These presentations may also be uploaded, saved, and viewed online.
  • The Redistricting Game -- Fantastic U.S. government online simulation
  • Timetoast -- Create online timelines of all kinds
  • Screencastomatic -- Free screen casting tool for sharing information or building tutorials
  • WorkFlowy -- Create collaborative outlines to share and export
  • Zite -- iPad app for creating a personalized learning magazine
  • linoit.com -- Free sticky note and canvass service. Collaborate with others or share your own ideas and images.
  • PHET -- Free, interactive science simulations
  • Notability -- The best note taking app for iOS devices
  • Evernote -- Versatile personal digital content organization tool. Great for capturing web clippings for future reference, and many other uses.
  • IFTTT (If This Then That) -- Create "recipes" to manage all kinds of digital content.
  • Kahoot -- A game based classroom response system