WHAT ARE THE 3 E’s? 1. EFFECTIVENESS Meet the learning goals successfully 2. EFFICIENCY Save time, effort, and cost 3. ENHANCEMENT Engaging learning experience Enrich learning environments
Some examples of 3 e’s Yell it out! #1 Hip Transplant #1 #2 ePals #2 #3 PowerPoint Games #3 #4 Virtual Fieldtrips (White House, Google Lit trips, Natural History) #4 White HouseGoogle Lit tripsNatural History
DOES TECHNOLOGY MAKE LEARNING OR TEACHING MORE EFFECTIVE? – Ex1. Timeline Tool: Integrate media Ex1 – Ex2. 50 states Ex2 – Ex3. Stock market game Ex3 – Ex4. Inspiration Ex4
EFFICIENT Overview: Using technology to speed up the learning process Using technology to quickly make educational materials Enables more learning by eliminating laborious processes
Does technology make learning or teaching more efficient? Examples: - Thinkfinity:Games and Tools Thinkfinity:Games and Tools - Netvibes /Google Reader / Reddit / Stumbleupon NetvibesGoogle Reader Reddit Stumbleupon - Diigo / Delicious/ DiigoDelicious - Microsoft Office Products templates - Quizlet Quizlet
ENHANCEMENT Overview: - Using technology increases student motivation and engagement - Using technology makes the impossible (or difficult) possible - Creates extra-ordinary learning experiences - Enriches learning environments
Does technology enhance the learning experience? Examples: o Live Mocha Live Mocha o ReachtheWorld ReachtheWorld o Aha! Math Aha! Math o Xpeditions Xpeditions o Flocabulary Flocabulary o Google Earth Google Earth
3E’s – MORE Examples Discussion- Which E am I? Mr. Duey Video Web 2.0 Calc Bones Illuminations
Blogs Blogging is Learning!
Classroom management. Handouts, news, daily. Collaboration. Worldwide collaboration. Worldwide collaboration. Discussions. Teachers, students, experts. Field trip example Field trip example Students posting comments Students posting comments Student portfolios. One 4 th grader’s blog One 4 th grader’s blog Example: Al Gonzalez 6 th Grade ScienceAl Gonzalez 6 th Grade Science
Wordle Compare literary works Student writings Reports Character traits Spelling/vocabulary lists Class rules Political documents
Prezi! More interactive Prezi Prezi How to use Prezi in your classroom How to use Prezi in your classroom
Exploring the World, or Universe… Google Earth Summer Vacation Highlights Real Time Earthquakes Real Time Earthquakes Google Lit Trips (example) Google Lit Tripsexample Google Mars (click on left-hand menu) Google Mars Go Public: Wikimapia Go Public: Wikimapia
There’s an app for that… There’s an app for EVERYTHING!
What strategies do you use? What tools have you found to be effective?