ELAR TEKS + ISTE Standards + Web 2.0 Tools= Engagement and Authentic Learning New ELAR TEKS Reading Comprehension of Literacy Texts: Theme and Genre, Fiction, Informational Texts, Media Literacy Fluency 1-5 Speaking Teamwork Writing Poetry ISTE Standards Creativity and Innovation Communication and Collaboration Research and Informational Fluency Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making Digital Citizenship Technology Operations and Concepts
Why Web 2.0? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue1FeMBfKec
Blogging – Choose Easy to Use Free Blogs Sites Kidblogs.org hh ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKhMeHcCG_8ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKhMeHcCG_8 Edublogs http://mswift.edublogs.org/ Blogmiester http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=221080 http://thewocketspot.edublogs.org/ Schoolwire’s Webpage
Use your Class Blog on Schoolwire’s Teacher’s Webpage Jaye Miller’s Classroom Blog Page Reading Comprehension, Character Analysis, Critical Thinking http://schools.birdvilleschools.net/17962081511520607/Blog/b rowse.asp?A=398&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=65443 Energy Bus Blog http://schools.birdvilleschools.net/17962081511520607/Bl og/browse.asp?A=398&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=6 3133 Rodger Lees Classroom Blog Page http://schools.birdvilleschools.net/17792081612311750/Bl og/browse.asp?A=398&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=5 4705
Let’s Set up a Blog Kidsblog.org http://kidblog.org/home.php Schoolwires Blog Page
Listening and Subscribing to Podcasts Listening and Subscribing to podcast gives your students another teaching tool to explain concepts that are taught in the classroom. Podcasts do not have to be listened to on an iPod. Any device that can play MP3 files, including desktops and laptop computers. Where do you find them? How do you subscribe? What do you use to house those podcasts? Create an iTunes account and have subscriptions go directly there. Let’s Practice that…… EPN Education Podcast Network http://www.epnweb.org/index.php?openpod=4#7
Ways to use Podcasting in Teaching and Learning Make sure that the podcasts are published to podcast website page. News broadcasts on Informational Texts that students are reading. Book talks about books that students are reading Storytelling – After reading a collection of fables or fairy tales students create own and podcast. Students record poetry that they have written during poetry unit. Students predict and record on a new book that the class will read. Recording for fluency checks Students how to on Daily Five procedures
How to do a Podcast Use Audacity to record audio podcasts. Then upload them to webpage. You will need microphones and headphones.
Vodcasting Steps to Vodcasting. 1. Students create storyboard 2. Using Small Wonders, Webcams with Video feature, or digital video recorder, students record their content. 3. If editing is needed students can use Movie Maker to edit. 4. Save and upload on school website. Can be done on a Flex Page using
Uploading to website. Login to Schoolwires account Create new page Choose Podcast page. Upload podcasts to this page.
Online Collaborative Writing Storybird 1. Go to http://storybird.com/.http://storybird.com/ 2. Click on Sign up. 3. Create an account 4. Click on create. 5. Choose the art that will inspire you. 6. Click and drag artwork to the workspace. Create your own story by typing in text. 7. If you want to choose to collaborate your manuscript click in the right top corner and invite a collaborator. Fill out information and an email will be sent to your fellow collaborator.. 8. Publish your story. 9. Have students sign in using your account.
Ways to use Skype in Classrooms 50 Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom http://www.teachingdegree.org/2009/06/30/50-awesome-ways-to-use-skype-in- the-classroom/ Birdville Kinder Teachers using Skype in Classroom for Dr. Seuss Connection http://schools.birdvilleschools.net/5069204210308747/blog/browse.asp?a=398&bm drn=2000&bcob=0&c=66209