Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Tool #11

1. What are your favorite tools you now have in your personal technology toolbox? Briefly describe a particular activity that you will plan for your students using at least one of these new tools.
      My favorite tools are google docs and dropbox.  I can have students turn in assignments via drop box

2. How have you transformed your thinking about the learning that will take place in your classroom? How has your vision for your classroom changed? Are you going to need to make any changes to your classroom to accommodate the 21st Century learner?

     I will do my best to incorporate more technology in the classroom and use less paper.  

3. Were there any unexpected outcomes from this program that surprised you?

    The program has made me aware of many valuable resources.

Tool #10

1. Discuss at least three things you would want to make sure your students understand about being good digital citizens.
2. Share at least one of the resources mentioned above or on the Ed Tech website that you plan to use instructionally.
3. Explain briefly how you would "teach" the idea of digital citizenship to your students.
4. Explain briefly how you plan to share the idea of digital citizenship with your parents.

1. Actively and responsibly interact with the digital world. Be safe online. Do not spread viruses or download illegally.
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3. I would cover online safety topics with my students.
4. I can email the parents

Tool #9

Tool #9 Assignment, create a new post in which you respond to the following:
  1. Why do you think it is important to tie the technology to the objective?
  2. Why should we hold students accountable for the stations/centers?
  3. Visit 2 of the applicable links to interactive websites for your content/grade level. Which sites did you like. How could you use them as stations? How can you hold the students accountable for their time in these stations?
  4. List two to three apps you found for the iPod Touch/iPad that you can use in your classroom. What do you see that station looking like? How can you hold the students accountable for their time in these stations?
  5. What about other ways to use the iPod Touch/iPad? Share another way you can see your students using the device as a station.

1. It is important to use technology to teach because it keeps the attention of the students.
2. Using the technology is a privilege, the equipment is expensive, and we need to make sure they take care of it and use it responsibly.
3. Mangahigh and Tenmarks. I can have the students use these sites to interact with the lessons
4. I will use gflash+ and eclicker.
5. The students will able to answer oral quizzes using the ipad eclicker app

Tool #8

I will have an ipad, dell laptop, a smart board, and an xbox 360.  I can use these devices online to enrich the learning process.

Tool #7

  1. Post the following about the project:
    1. Content objective
    2. When you plan to implement
    3. What tool(s) you plan to use
    4. A brief description of the project (plan - two or three sentences)
    5. If you need to find another classroom - We can begin networking with other classrooms right here!
a. Abraham Lincoln
b. Fall semester
c. Google Docs
d. Students will research and share interesting facts they learn about Abraham Lincoln on the Google doc

Tool #6

poll and todays meet

Tool #5

Wordle: Lincoln Comix

Saturday, August 4, 2012