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15 FREE TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR THE PARCC READY CLASSROOM JENNIFER MALONE, LOUDON COUNTY SCHOOLS TETC April 14, 2014.

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1 15 FREE TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR THE PARCC READY CLASSROOM JENNIFER MALONE, LOUDON COUNTY SCHOOLS TETC April 14, 2014

2 MASTERY CONNECT Download from iTunes free

3 NEWS ELA

4 LEARN ZILLION

5 USING INFOGRAPHS infographics.html

6 CREATING INFOGRAPHICS  Select a layer based image  Have students investigate types of visuals  Conduct research  Create a rough draft  Teach students about copyright

7 CREATING INFOGRAPHICS  Have students gather and create a media collection  Discuss design elements, white space, use of color  Discuss Use of Fonts  Teach about layout  Can be used in relationship to graphic organizers and organizational models

8 FOR MORE INFORMATION ON INFOGRAPHICS  https://k12teacherstaffdevelopment.com/tlb/how-do-you-teach-students-to-use-infographics-in-the- classroom/ https://k12teacherstaffdevelopment.com/tlb/how-do-you-teach-students-to-use-infographics-in-the- classroom/  

9 EDUBLOGS - WRITING

10 WHY SHOULD STUDENTS BLOG?  Creating positive digital footprints  Practice communicating with digital tools  Transparency of curriculum for school/home connections  Helps students learn about managing web tools  Builds effective digital citizenship  Pride in work – writing for a global audience

11 IDEAS FOR CLASS BLOGS  Classroom newsletter  Daily lessons  Showcase projects (photos and videos)  Book reviews written by students  Collaborative writing assignments  Create KWL activity  Data collection  Posting visual writing prompts  Book club

12 BLOG HOSTING SITES  Edublogs – Free educational blog hosting for teachers and students Edublogs  Blogger.com – A great starting site to get a taste of blogging, very easy to use. Blogger.com  Kidblog – Simple, safe blogging for students Kidblog  School web sites  Edmodo – Safe, free, online social network Edmodo

13 TENMARKS

14 BUCK INSTITUTE - PBL

15 THINGLINK

16 WAYS TO USE THINGLINK IN THE CLASSROOM  Edutopia – 10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom Edutopia – 10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom  Using ThingLink in the Classroom Using ThingLink in the Classroom  ThingLink for Education ThingLink for Education  26+ Ways to Use Thinglink in the Classroom 26+ Ways to Use Thinglink in the Classroom

17 NYT LEARNING NETWORK

18 TEACHING CHANNELhttps://www.teachingchannel.org/

19 MICROSOFT PARTNERS IN LEARNING

20 SOCIAL MEDIA

21 READWORKS

22 CYBRARYMAN - QUESTIONINGhttp://cybraryman.com/questioning.html Common Core Resources PARCC Resources

23 ILLUMINATIONS MATHhttp://illuminations.nctm.org/Default.aspx

24 PARCC TECH SKILLS PRACTICE

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26 TENMARKS FREE SUMMER MATH

27 YOUR FAVORITES??????

28 CONTACT INFORMATION Jennifer Malone Loudon County Schools Supervisor of Technology/Middle School Teachers Tech Lounge

29 PRESENTATION RESOURCES


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