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1 HOW TECHNOLOGY TOOLS ARE CHANGING TEACHING AND LEARNING By: Mary OConnell The Teachers Lounge St. Louis, MO

2 WHAT IS 21 ST CENTURY EDUCATION?

3 WHATS THE BIG DEAL ABOUT USING TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM? Easily allows a teacher to promote 21 st Century Skills

4 21 ST CENTURY SKILLS BASICS 4 Core Beliefs Collaboration Critical Thinking Problem Solving Digital Literacy Easily allows students to conduct research on a daily basis Students need to master content while producing, synthesizing and evaluating information from a wide variety of sources.

5 WHAT THIS LEARNING SHOULD LOOK LIKE IS UP TO INTERPRETATION With instant global communication and instant access to information, its not just enough to know facts

6 WHAT THIS LEARNING SHOULD LOOK LIKE IS UP TO INTERPRETATION Need well-prepared teachers Utilize technology while ensuring students still master content and skills Will allow teachers to create an engaging and personalized environment for each student

7 WHAT THIS LEARNING SHOULD LOOK LIKE IS UP TO INTERPRETATION Will give us a new model for education Learner-driven Students take ownership of learning Borderless learning New push to make all kids learners for life

8 WHAT THIS LEARNING SHOULD LOOK LIKE IS UP TO INTERPRETATION 21 st century technology should be seen as an opportunity to acquire more knowledge, not an excuse to know less. -Lynne Munson President and Executive Director, Common Core

9 WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOUR STORE? Look for products that can enhance or add to the learning in the classrooms Suggest apps or websites along with products that go along with the targeted learning goals

10 LANGUAGE ARTS ACTIVITY Learning Goal: Identify action verbs Ipad: Students act out action verbs and take pictures; create a collage of verbs using the app Pic Collage Extension: Play Hammer Grammar game from book Games Galore Language Arts Mailbox Grades 1-3

11 Taking pictures with iPad; inserting them in Pic Collage

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13 HAMMER GRAMMAR

14 INTERACTIVE WHITE BOARD READY FILES

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17 SPLASH MATH APP

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20 CCSS COLLABORATIVE CARDS ALGEBRAIC THINKING BY DIDAX

21 QR CODES IN THE CLASSROOM QR Codes are barcodes that can: Take you to a website Link you to a video Show you a text message Step 1: Download a free QR Reader App (Qrafter) Step 2: Generate a QR Code (http://www.qrstuff.com)http://www.qrstuff.com Step 3: Download the QR Code to your computer and save it in a document

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23 QR EXTENSION

24 MODELING FOR TEACHERS During workshops or classes, model a lesson Incorporate technology and the use of a product

25 HOW WE GET AROUND Learning Goals: Determine grade level vocabulary (RI.1.4) Participate in collaborate conversations in small or large groups (RSL.1.1) Compare and contrast details in a text (RI.1.9)

26 ACADEMIC VOCABULARY LEVEL 1

27 HAVE YOU EVER? STRATEGY Content VocabularyAcademic Vocabulary airplane automobile transportation advantages disadvantages

28 INTRODUCTION TO VOCABULARY

29 SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION What different methods of transportation do you use? What different methods of transportation do you use? What are the advantages of using a car to get to different places? What are the advantages of using a car to get to different places? What is one disadvantage to using a car to get around? What is one disadvantage to using a car to get around?

30 TYPES OF TRANSPORTATION Look at the app With Transportation I Learn (View scenes I learn sounds, words, travel) Or view Transportation app Pick 4 types of transportation from app Draw picture of each mode of transportation Complete each sentence This type of transportation is a ______. It moves people _______________.

31 WORD HUNT WordsWord PartDefinition automobileauto- Greek meaning self transportationtrans- Latin meaning across, beyond

32 GETTING AROUND WORD TRANSLATIONS An airplane or an automobile will help you travel somewhere far away. An aircraft or a car will help you travel somewhere far away. One of the advantages of air travel is getting to a place fast. One of the benefits of air travel is getting to a place fast.

33 LEWIS AND CLARK Learning Goal: Examine the Lewis and Clark expedition Activity: Complete scavenger hunt using Lewis and Clark app from National Geographic Extension: Read and complete article from Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice

34 NONFICTION PRACTICE High- interest stories from Time for Kids High- interest stories from Time for Kids Sentence comprehension Sentence comprehension Paragraph comprehension Paragraph comprehension Whole story comprehension Whole story comprehension Critical thinking questions Critical thinking questions

35 21 ST CENTURY LEARNER

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