Melissa Shields, Ed.D., NBCT


Technology Session: Thinking outside the box!
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I. Introduction
A. Objectives for the day
* What are the emerging learning technologies and practices, and how can we use them?
*How do we accommodate emerging practices associated with new learning technologies within our institutions?
*What do our students think about these technologies and higher education's perspective on them?
*Where can we find these technologies at a significantly reduced rate or free?

II. Writing into the session
A. Produce a graphical representation of how you feel about technology? What emotion do you attach to technology
B. Share and discuss

Test Your Awareness


Two-Voice Poems (from A Joyful Noise) -
Compare and Contrast Two-Voice Poems






Is this you?



Poll Everywhere
http://www.polleverywhere.com/


Practice Poll: http://www.polleverywhere.com/free_text_polls/NTUwMjAwMzU5

I Wish Poems


Best of the Net Wiki: http://cooltoolsforclassrooms.wikispaces.com/Best+of+the+Net

STOPPED HERE!

ANIMOTO
Create stunning video presentations within minutes:
http://animoto.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrL-lWVQfow

SOUNDS

Royalty-Free and Friendly Music and Sounds: 4638|&NodeID=4638
Free Audio Podcasts (Recording and Sharing):
http://www.vocaroo.com/
http://www.cinchcast.com/
http://www.soungle.com
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/


Fun With Images
Memestache:
http://www.memestache.com/

How is a Meme Created??
1. Someone finds pic. Adds caption. Internet LOLs.
2. More people add their own caption to same pic - and the meme keeps going.


Joseph Ducreux: translating your favorite song lyrics into 18th century language:
http://www.memestache.com/category/21/Joseph+Ducreux

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http://bighugelabs.com

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http://www.tagxedo.com/

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Social Network "Facebook" Alternatives

Historical (Fake) Facebook:
https://docs.google.com/a/ecboe.org/drawings/d/1aNwKES9nUlamcyhw0-LVAhr4uupYG4Je5Qv2omR6_9Q/edit?hl=en

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Fake Wall:
http://www.myfakewall.com / Example:http://www.myfakewall.com/w/Etowah+County+Schools

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Edmodo (Social Network for Schools, grades 3-12):
http://www.edmodo.com

Practice on Edmodo as a student.
Go to http://www.edmodo.com Log in as a Student, type zledds as your password.

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Pop Culture Video PSA's

Science Example:
Twilight Original cut: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtKZV_xEQY0&feature=fvw
Student Version: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8-_VjitKNw|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8-_]]VjitKNw


Cool Web Publishing Places

DIGITAL STORY TELLING

A Few Share, Teach, and Learn Resources:

Lexipedia ("Where Words Have Meaning"): http://lexipedia.com/

Giggle Poetry: http://www.gigglepoetry.com/

"Abuelito Who" Poems (Sandra Cisneros): http://www.workwithin.com/englishhomepage/Abuelito.html

Poetry 180 "A Poem a Day for American High Schools":http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/

Jing: http://www.techsmith.com/Jing/

30 Sites for Students Who Finish Early:
http://kbkonnected.tumblr.com/post/10903922014/30-sites-for-students-who-finish-early-elemchat

Schooltube:
http://www.schooltube.com
SchoolTube.com is the nation's largest K-12 moderated video sharing website that provides students and educators with a safe and FREE video sharing website that is exclusively endorsed by leading education associations

Google Lit Trips: http://www.googlelittrips.com
This site is an experiment in teaching great literature in a very different way. Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place... and so much more!

Brainscape: http://www.brain-scape.com/
Online Study Cards - Make your own or find your subject!

60 Second Recap: http://www.60secondrecap.com/
Mission:

"60second Recap® wants to make the great works of literature accessible, relevant, and, frankly, irresistible to today’s teens. Through 60second Recap® video albums, we seek to help teens engage with the best books out there ... not just to help them get better grades, but to help them build better lives."


Lit2Go: http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/
Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.

Melissa's ELA Pinterest Board:
http://pinterest.com/mjshields/language-arts-school/