Easy Technology Projects for Your Classroom

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TeacherHacks.netEASY TECHNOLOGY PROJECTSMelissa Minkin, M.Ed., N.B.C.TThomas A. Edison Middle School www.TeacherHacks.net/nbct2014Saturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netOUR UCLA GRANTMy students bring a literacy to class that isnt validated by school. I wanted to use that literacy of youth culture, music and technology to teach ELA. UCLAs Teacher Initiated Inquiry Project enabled my team to do so. Even with OLD technologySaturday, January 25, 14HOW THIS SESSION WILL WORKYou will get a taste of lots of free apps and ideas about using them in the classroom.For more details about each, please visit my my blog:www.TeacherHacks.netSaturday, January 25, 14HOW THIS SESSION WILL WORKIf you are just getting started, this is the order I recommend for introducing tech projects.Saturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.net#1 CLASSROOM CHAT ROOMSSaturday, January 25, 14USING TODAYSMEET.COMTodaysmeet.com allows students to chat in class - with no accounts, logins or passwords to manageIts a great first tech project.Saturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netSaturday, January 25, 14HOW TO USE CHAT ROOMS IN SCHOOLRead a novel, then chat in character.Saturday, January 25, 14HOW TO USE CHAT ROOMS IN SCHOOLDiscuss what you are working on now. This is a chat about Saturday, January 25, 14HOW TO USE CHAT ROOMS IN SCHOOLWrap up a lesson, a unit or a semester. Saturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netBENEFITSDemocratizes the conversationGives more opportunities for each student to weigh inYou can generate a transcriptTechnology excites and engages students - they Saturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netSTUDENTS TAKE OWNERSHIPSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.net STUDENTS TAKE OWNERSHIPSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.net STUDENTS TAKE OWNERSHIPSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.net#2START A CLASSROOM BLOGOR, BUMP YOURS UPSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netWHY BLOGGER? (BLOGSPOT.COM)Saturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netBASIC USE OF BLOG (USING BLOGGER)Central place for me to organize any technology related activity.Saturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netSTUDENTS COMMENTSNow I do this before I introduce Google Docs and MyMailIt helps them master their mymail username and password - a baby first stepSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netMY COLLEAGUES CLASS BLOGSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netADVANCED BLOGGINGSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netBLOGS AS DIGITAL PORTFOLIOSMy colleagues students blogSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.net#3GOOGLE FORMSSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netCOLLECT INFO - NO SIGNING INSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netASSESSMENTSGoogle Apps for Education Team @juliastiglitzJulia StiglitzAdvanced tip: you can set this to score the answers for youSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netMORE FORMSGoogle Apps for Education Team @juliastiglitzJulia StiglitzSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netALL THE DATA COMES TO YOU LIKE THISSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.net#4GOOGLE DOCSSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netCOMMENTINGSet sharing settings to anyone with the link can commentSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netMANAGING STUDENT WORKGoogle account is too hard to manage when students share their assignmentsSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netSHARE THE LINK INSTEADSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netFORM FEEDS INTO SPREADSHEETSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netFORM FEEDS INTO SPREADSHEETStudents using the Google URL shortener to make this even easier for me to manageSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netTHE OLD WAY TO HAND OUT PAPERMs. Marshman Explains GPA by Todd Berman http://flic.kr/p/aqKMNZSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netTHE NEW WAYSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netMAKE A MASTER WITH VIEW ONLYSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netTHEY SHARE THE LINK TO THEIR DOCUMENTSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netYOU RECEIVE THE LINKS THE SAME WAYSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.net#5WORD CLOUDSSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netSTUDENT EXAMPLEI asked students to explain what makes a good book reviewSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netI dropped their responses into Tagxedo.comSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netTAGXEDO.COM GENERATED THISSaturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netUSE FOR POLLING, WHIP-AROUND, ETC.Saturday, January 25, 14TeacherHacks.netEASY TECHNOLOGY PROJECTSMelissa Minkin, M.Ed., N.B.C.TThomas A. Edison Middle Schoolwww.TeacherHacks.netSaturday, January 25, 14