# 10 TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO ENGAGE LEARNERS WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY ED TECH’S BEACH PARTY 2014

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10 TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO ENGAGE LEARNERS WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY ED TECH’S BEACH PARTY 2014 MARYBETH.-.YOUSE@WILMU.EDU

BLOOMS TAXONOMY 2

EMPHASIZE CONCEPTS CONTINUOUSLY Students need to REMEMBER what was taught Lecturing Visuals Video PowerPoint Webpages Audio Student Response System Collaboration 3

#1. USE VOICE! Kaltura Video Tool or Jing, Screencast-O-Matic Voice Announcements Bb Voice Board Record Voice Vocaroo.com Audacity 4

#2. PRESENTATION TOOLS PowerPoint Prezi Animoto Google Sites – Google Presentations Online, collaborative SlideShare 5

#3. PROVIDE A VISUAL AID Announcements Voki Newsletters Webpages 6

#4. BLOGS, WIKIS, JOURNALS Bb Blogs EduBlogs http://edublogs.org/ 7

#5. MASTER THE VOCABULARY, PUZZLES AND GAMES Journaling Use tools: Puzzlemaker – crossword puzzles Puzzlemakercrossword puzzles Jeopardylabs.com 8

#5. CONTINUED - QUIZLET Global Management Game 9

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Instructions: 1.Divide into Teams or use individuals. There can be up to Six teams. However play by more than three teams is not recommend, as it is very difficult to get four in a row with so many teams. The colors are: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple. 2.Choose the number of stars required to win. Such as 3, 4, or 5 in a row. 3.Each team or individual is asked a question. If they answer correctly, the teacher will click the star until it changes to that teams color. 4.First team or individual to get the desired number of stars touching wins! 5.Stars can align in rows, columns, or diagonally. Play 11

AAAAAA AAAAAA AAAAAA AAAAAA AAAAAA AAAAAA Align the Stars! End Game - Start New Game 12

#6. PRE-MADE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS 1. YouTube/edu YouTube 2. SchoolTube - Sample SchoolTubeSample 3. TeacherTube TeacherTube 4. Khan Academy Khan Academy 5. WatchKnowLearn.org WatchKnowLearn.org 6. Knowmia Knowmia 7. Edudemic –Index list of video sites for education Edudemic –Index list of video sites for education 8. Video Sites for the Classroom Video Sites for the Classroom 9. tedED tedED 10. edX edX 11. ShowMe ShowMe 14

#7 MEET STANDARDS, OBJECTIVES 15

#8. CLICKERS, SURVEYS & POLLS TurningTechnologies Clickers Poll Using PPT or Poll Anywhere Survey using Bb “Tests, Surveys, Pools” Polls in Bb Collaborate 16

CLICKER EXAMPLE: WHAT CURRENT SOCIETAL ISSUE DESERVES ACTION? A. Ebola B. Border Control C. Immigration Reform D. Jobs & Economy E. Legalizing Marijuana F. Violence & Crime 17

#9. WEB 2.0 FAVORITES FOR HIGHER ED CLASSROOM Cacoo Bubbl.us Padlet 18

WEB 2.0 --RANKING SOFTWARE Intel Education Visual Ranking Tool Question: Which inventions had the greatest impact on peoples’ lives? Rank the inventions from the greatest impact to the least impact. 19

#10. Active Learning Techniques- Groups Students Using Technology The Fish Bowl Write questions Drop index card in a bowl Students answer -Reward success Puzzles/Paradoxes Present students with a paradox, puzzle or storyline Involve concepts Students find solution Reward success 20

CLASS ACTIVITIES Think, pair, share Questioning Collaboration Techniques of Active Learning 21

Collaborative - Community Learning Jigsaws Organize Groups Mission & Quest Tackle Real World Problems that are related Students work to solve a common problem Online Groups use technology to tackle the problem Email, phone, virtual chat, virtual meetings http://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/jigsaws/steps.html 22

PROJECT BASED LEARNING Driving Question, essential question Significant Content – Goals Rubric 21st century competencies, use digital tools In-Depth Inquiry Collaboration and teamwork Critique and Revision Public Audience 23

LINK TO PRE-REQUISITES, PRIOR KNOWLEDGE 24

TEACH STUDENTS TO THINK AND UNDERSTAND It’s not the lecture….. Get students to read Authentic Learning PBL - Project Based Learning 25

STUDENT USE OF TECHNOLOGY Internet Research Office Suite Software Image Processing Databases Animation Blogs, Wikis, Journals Word Clouds Podcasts Technical Writing Ranking Software 26

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