Technology in your classroom: Various websites for your use!. *Disclaimer- I am a beginner at the use of tech. Wikispace. Many, many different uses!!! One use: Use as a class website: - Newsletter students create updates on their work for parental & community viewing. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Technology in your classroom:Various websites for your use!
*Disclaimer- I am a beginner at the use of tech.
Wikispace Many, many different uses!!!One use: Use as a class website:-Newsletter students create updates on their work for parental & community viewing.-Discussion pages designated for student discussion-Links- create links to blogsites, etc.-Share work can upload word documents and other files and video-Projects students can create podcasts, video of plays, etc. to be displayed on site.
What is wikispace?Free!!!!- for teachers. http://www.wikispaces.com/Easy to use help via-video tour and instruct.
Protection various levels of protection
Examples of other educational wikis.
Gallery of WritingFree!Easy to apply. Teachers can become curators to display students writing to be unveiled via the archived website to the world on Oct. 20 The National Day of Writing.
Epals Use -students converse via email or collaborate on projects across curriculums within Legacy or the entire world! Students can learn about other cultures from the students themselves. Seek out classes to speak to or work with . Can translate students writings instantly into 11 major languages.www.epals.com
Helpful and engaging websiteshttp://mrtenglish8.wikispaces.com/ -contains this powerpt. and links to websites listed below.- www.wikispaces.com create class website- www.pbworks.com -create class website also Legacy belongs to as well.- http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/ -list of examples of educ. wikis and tools for teachers- http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/ - sources of integrating technology- http://wiki.monroe.edu/index.php/Main_Page **click on 113 tech help articles near top of this site. -how to: podcast, use Movie Maker, teach students how to blog, etc. - www.keepvid.com - download videos or the links to upload on your wikispace if blocked ie.embedded video, Youtube, etc.
- www.blogger.com -create blogspot with various protections- www.galleryofwriting.org -publish students writing- www.epals.com - students converse or collaborate on projects within Legacy or the world! Seek out classes to speak to or work with . Can translate students writings into 11 major languages.- www.toondoo.com -students can create cartoons- www.zamzar.com -download videos, Youtube, etc. from websites to use in class- http://rubistar.4teachers.org -create rubrics online- www.bubbl.us - create cool and colorful mind maps online and store them online as well
Still cant think of a reason to create a wiki? Here are a few to consider:With the tools that I have been introduced to, I cant wait toUse my teacher created WikiPages to disseminate news and assignments to my students and their parents.Use my teacher created WikiPages to LINK assignment information (lecture notes, PowerPoints, etc.) for better organization.Use my teacher created WikiPages to highlight Student of the Week (said student will be selected by other students and will be my Teachers Assistant for the week) Use Audacity to create more PodCasts for class useUse Google Docs more than I do to create and store documents, presentations and forms.Use Wordle to introduce new Unit Vocabulary wordsUse Glogster as an assessment tool after reading literature selectionsUse student created WikiPages to publish my students Poetry PortfoliosUse student created WikiPages to publish my students Book TalksUse student created WikiPages to publish my students autobiographical sketchesUse student created WikiPages to publish a quarterly E-PortfolioCheck out this cool wiki- http://msburtonisonline.pbworks.com
Lets share ideas and new resources to learn and grow!