Presentation on theme: "Web 2.0 Tools Ideas for Reading and Math Mary Mathias Tech Fest August 10, 2010."— Presentation transcript:
Web 2.0 Tools Ideas for Reading and Math Mary Mathias Tech Fest August 10, 2010
Prezi What Is It? Prezi is a presentation tool that shows concepts in a creative way using text size and movement. Basic Facts EduEnjoy account is free with valid school email address Create presentations online or download onto your desktop Choice of making presentations public or private Insert pictures (JPG, GIF, PNG formats accepted) Insert videos (You Tube and FLV formats only at present) Insert PDF documents
Reading Ideas Nonfiction Use brief text and charts to demonstrate how to read for information Reading Strategies Use text and pictures to model good reading strategies for struggling readers.
Additional Ideas for Reading Present an introduction to poetry Show examples of current word study or sounds with pictures Model how to create an outline for a research paper Create a review of reading comprehension for the story of the week
Math Ideas Computation Strategies Use text and pictures to model how to add and subtract. Measurement Show examples, pictures, and vocabulary when telling time.
Additional Math Ideas Show the steps to solve a problem Present and organize information for a new concept with links to favorite math websites Model computation and include practice problems for students to respond with dry erase board Show directions for math games
Jog the Web What Is It? Jog the Web is a web tool that allows you to create a slideshow of websites in one place. Basic Facts Free account with email Each web slideshow is called a “jog” Simply type the address of the websites and the site Websites are “live” in presentation mode
Reading Ideas Grammar Jog Group your favorite websites to present a grammar review. SOL Reading Review Review test items by visiting SOL review sites.
Math Ideas Fraction Unit Group your favorite websites to organize sites for a fraction unit. Math SOL Review Create a place for all of your favorite SOL review websites for the nine weeks and end of year assessments.
Glogster EDU What Is It? Glogster is a website that allows students and teachers to create a poster with graphics and text for comprehension of content or simple creativity. Basic Facts With basic account, a teacher can create accounts for students Once a student logs into their account using a special username and password, they can create a Glog Some features are limited in basic account Students don’t need an account to create a poster If teacher wants access to student Glogs, accounts will need to be set up
Reading Idea Parts of a Story Students can use explanations and pictures to demonstrate their understanding of story structure. Poetry Students can publish their poem on a poster.
Math Ideas Comparing Decimals Students can explain how to compare decimals. Fractions Students can create an interactive notebook page of fraction information.
Links This PowerPoint will be posted at the following location: My Blog: http://blogs.spsk12.net/4034