Opening Session Steve Dembo's presentation on story telling.


His Web 2.0 Tools:

http://www.scoop.it/t/edu-2-0

Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom -Lecture Notes

Melissa Rosen
Web2.0 Tools for the Classroom-Lecture Notes
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=205202

Cool tools for Schools
Wikipedia
http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/


For Organization:

LiveBinders-The Knowledge Sharing Place
http://www.livebinders.com/welcome/home

NoteTaking
http://notepub.com/#welcome


Temporary Emails:

SpamEX
http://www.spamex.com/
protect yourself from SPAM disposable emails.

10 minute email
http://10minutemail.com/10MinuteMail/index.html

mailinator
http://mailinator.com/


Guerrilla Mail
http://www.guerrillamail.com/?t=about


Quizzes –Vocab and Foreign Language

Quizlet
http://quizlet.com/

Word Stash
http://wordstash.com/

Study Blue
http://www.studyblue.com/

Vocab Ahead
http://www.vocabahead.com/Home/tabid/37/Default.aspx


MAPS

Quick Maps
http://quikmaps.com/
can create your own map when teaching a specific location

Interactive Website for Projects

Blabberize
http://blabberize.com/

XtraNormal
http://www.xtranormal.com/

Animoto
http://animoto.com/
Create stunning video slideshows
Turn your photos, video clips, and music into stunning video masterpieces to share with everyone. Fast, free, and shockingly easy!

Museum Box-great for Social Studies
http://museumbox.e2bn.org/

Terra Clues
http://www.terraclues.com/
TerraClues is the ultimate Google Maps scavenger hunt game!
  • Follow clues to find hidden locations on the map
  • Create your own hunts for others to play
  • A fun game that makes you think!

Bookmarking for collaboration
http://www.xmarks.com/

Graphing for Kids
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx?ID=e1c36682b83b4163bd29239463838599

ART/Photo Manipulation

Sumo Paint –Online Image Editor
http://www.sumopaint.com/start/

Pixenate
http://pixenate.com/
Pixenate is the photo editor of choice for photo printing and photo sharing businesses.


SURVEY TOOLS
Poll Everyone
http://www.polleverywhere.com/
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Story Book Adventures in PBL- Michael J. Gorman
Wikispace page: http://21centuryedtech.wikispaces.com/

Blogs: http://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/
PBL World - www.pblworld.org/
STEM www.siemensstemacademy.com

On his blog:
PBL Maia-The Land of PBL

8 elements of PBL:

Significant content-core curriculum
21st century skills-should be a part of it.
Communication
Collaboration
Critical thinking
Creativity

Inquiry

Good driving questions-engages students

Need to know--Relevancy

Voice and Choice in what they do-owner ship

Revision and Reflection-metacognitive –peer critique

Public Audience-connection outside of the classroom

--PBL should be teaching the content
--Education is life
--Piaget –creating men and women capable of doing new things –not repeating other generations’ work

--Difference: tech progressed- age of innovation
Bloom-knowledge up to evaluation
Revised Bloom-action based –freedom to move between action verbs.

Knowledge and thinking joined.

RESOURCES FOR PBL:

BIE –Buck Institute
www.bie.org
examples, most info free, research, FreeBIEs, Tubrics-helps with coming up with essential questions
Project teaching and learning guide form
Project planning form-project overview---Can plan project online, collaborate with other teachers.
Free account- non-profit
Can search 100s of projects

Teach21 –Global 21
www.wveis.k12.wv.us/teah21/public/project
will pull up different projects for you

Learning Reviews.com
Labeled by subject matter
www.learningreviews.com/Project-Based-Learning.html
Good science projects

PBL Online
http://pbl-online.org/
Video library

Edutopia-have a PBL area
www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning

4Teachers PBL
pblchecklist.4teachers

West Ed Regional Tech consortium

Intel : Projects Approaches

New Tech high school New Tech Network

Global Schoolhouse-harnessing the power of the web
Collaborative project based learning-using web to link up with other schools

Digital Collaboration-Resources
Google Docs
Microsoft Live
TitanPad- create a pad and then share it. Share the number with the class. Everyone can contribute. Public pad-personal stuff should stay out

Will You Type With Me- http://willyou.typewith.me/
It creates a Wordle after the collaboration-need to put a space after it otherwise Wordle doesn’t look right

Linoit- http://linoit.com/
Like wallwisher- free
Students have to type your url to add to it.

Today Meet-online chat- TodaysMeet
Lets you create a chat room-can save transcript –can have it end by the end of the day
www.todaysmeet.com/
ideas: role playing –be the author or the historical figure and start a chat

Edmodo- Facebook like look-fairly secure-discussions and chats-you have control-can join other communities-can join discover

myBigCampus- www.mybigcampus.com/get-started
classroom management
create classes-collaborate with peers-create lockers to save work
Lightspeed makes it more powerful-can see what students delete and add.
Suspicious activity will show you bad language like killing would show up and tell you where it came from. It is monitored.
Don’t have Lightspeed then Premium version is free

ePals- connect classroom with other classrooms
Have projects too
www.epals.com
Lessons have essential questions, objectives etc.
Have student emails –school safe

iEarn www.iearn.org
find info on countries. Collaboration section. Projects-can work with other classes-can put announcements to see if others will join-gallery of projects
community connecting with other communities

Teachersdomain.org
Sign up for an account-free service from PBS. NOVA and other PBS shows align with content
Browse by standards-short clips-

KhanAcademy-Watch has videos –Practice –doing math problems

Inverting classroom

Survey Monkey-kids surveys
Google Forms
Socrative www.socrative.com/ watch their videos-engage the class using any device-have them answer what they learned today or what questions do they still have before exiting class

Remind101 www.remind101.com
Set up class with a custom code-send them a message
No one sees the phone numbers
They get a message and tells them how to get your information
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QR Codes in Every Classroom
Cynthia Karabush –

Cathy Baker Elmhurst district 205 taught her

What is QR code? --Mobile bookmark- to a web link, phone number, text messages, videos.

Stores long web addresses more son than your regular bar code.

Getting information off the Internet becomes easier and safer-it take students directly to the link you want them to go to-avoids unnecessary distraction

It is free – takes 5 seconds

i-nigma helps you to create a QR code. Let’s you put a
http://www.i-nigma.com/i-nigmahp.html

www.classtools.net
you input the questions and generates the QR code for each question


Neo Reader-tracks the codes –shows students spent time answering the questions
http://www.neoreader.com/

To read QR codes –you need a reader – Internet access

PC’s need a webcam to capture the image

Smart phones can read them too

Creating QR codes:
http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
http://www.qurify.com/en/
http://delivr.com/qr-code-generator
http://www.qrstuff.com/ ---qrstuff –colorful QR Codes