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1 Integrating Technology into the Curriculum for the Millennial Student Presenter: Stephanie Martinez, M.Ed. Technology Application Teacher C0-Presenter: Kelly James Social Studies Teacher Castleberry High School

2 This presentation will introduce and share several ways to use 21st century technology and Web 2.0 tools to make technology an integral part of classroom curriculum. Whats the Point? 1 min

3 Millennials are the largest generation in American history. Born between 1978 and 2000, they are 95 million strong, compared to 78 million Baby Boomers. What is a Millennial? 1 min

4 Self-aware and committed to generational solidarity. Strongly progressive, socially tolerant, environmentally-conscious, peace- loving, and poised to lead the biggest left ward shift in recent American history. Sober but optimistic in their assessment of the future. Enthusiastic about the power of collective social action. Unselfish and socially committed. Incredibly tuned in to technology, having already played a major role in creating and shaping technologies (such as social networking) that are changing the world. Innovation-minded, seeing not a world of limits but one of possibilities in which anything can be accomplished with enough creativity and determination. Post-ideological, post-partisan, and post-political. Research reveals that the Millenial Generation is……….. 3min

5 ENGAGE THEM! 2 min

6 21 st Century Skills Comparison 2min

7 Collaborate Which 21 st Century Skills you feel are most important, AND Why. 5 min1 min

8 Now the Free and Inexpensive Resources to help you infuse technology into your curriculum! Welcome to the Future

9 Online Applications and Web 2.0

10 F ree and Connected E nhances 21 st Century Skills E asy integration in curriculum A ppealing to digital natives C ross platform A ccessibility Why? 1 min

11 What is a QR Code? This is a QR or Quick Response Code. It is a 3D barcode. It's a much more sophisticated version of the barcode on your bag of Lays Potato Chips. QR Codes are popping up everywhere and are gaining in popularity in education.QR or Quick Response Code QR Codes 2min

12 One little code can contain up to 4000 characters of info Quick and easy obtainable links to web addresses, contact info, and blanket text messages Kids LOVE to find out whats inside them. Easy to make with an online QR code generator QR reader apps are available for most smart phones Why? 2 min

13 Just one way to use them…… 1 min

14 Wordle Tagxedo Word Cloud Generators 1 min

15 1. Students can use it to monitor the frequency of word usage in their own writings. 2. Students can use it to analyzing news articles. 3. Teachers can use it for field trip reviews. 4. Teachers can create a Current Events Analysis. 5. What are your students listening to? Copy and paste the lyrics of popular songs into Wordle and find out. 6. What is important on your school campus? Copy and paste your schools mission and vision statements into Wordle and find out. My schools Wordle.My schools Wordle. 7. Self Reflection; If you where to write a story about yourself, what would your Wordle say? 8. Current Study posters. What is curricularly important in your class this week? Create a Wordle that visualizes that. Using Word Clouds in Class 3min

16 TitanPad (Work on one doc simultaneously) TitanPad Demonstration Collaboration Sites 5 min

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18 Wallwisher (Online Notice Board) Wallwisher Collaboration Sites 5min

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20 CoSketch (Whiteboard app) Demonstration Collaboration Sites 5min

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22 Collaborate Discuss with your neighbors or raise your hand and suggest how you could integrate a collaborative site into a current lesson. 5 min1 min

23 Take aim at one traditional lesson and rewrite it to fit a new technology application Discover the world of Project Based Learning and discover how technology makes new things happen Integrate 21 st Century Skills Use a past unit of lesson and use multiple sources of technology to bring it to the 21 st Century Transform PD and become a member of a PLN Techniques to Facilitate Transformation 2 min

24 Helpful Sites (with FREE ideas!) 1 min

25 Links QR Codes Ideas And Additional Web2.0 resources Handout 2min

26 Why is this important?

27 Please contact me at Ill be happy to discuss any ideas you have as to how to integrate one of these tools into your lessons. Thanks! 2min


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