Teaching with Digital Content
“Don’t learn to use technology, use technology to learn.” me
Student Class Sources-
Old School –Classroom bound, Books, VCR tapes, lectures, caulk board, overhead projectors
New School – Can learn anywhere/ anytime, Net books, Websites, Net books, I-pads, Smart phones
Student Resources –
Old School - Text Books, Library, lectures, field trips
New School- Internet World Book, United Steaming and other education websites, Net books, I-pads, Smart phones Moodle, Smartboards, virtual field trips, web 2.0
Old School- Written Test, Oral exams, reports and essays
New School- Handheld Interactive Response, Online quizzes, Project based assessments, movies, pod casts, and student published projects
Old School- brings students to our world, classrooms, books, lectures, note-taking, and teacher pushing lessons onto students.
New-School- take lessons t to the students world, Internet, Notebooks, podcasts, video media, games with students pulling lessons from teachers.
3 components- Classroom lesson access to class materials
Websites- You websites at www.windsor.k12.il.us can be source of class synopsis, time frames, materials, assignments and assessment links.
Student Class Sources Student Resources
Develop through Frontpage to outline class info, links to websites, pod casts or video clips from available resources on a topic resource page. Link assessment materials, PowerPoint or topic outlines.
Set up virtual classes with links to resource martial and student assignment submission and grading. I can setup up the class and you can setup the materials to cpver in links to websites, podcasts, videos and allow fro a chat session, blogs or set up for assignments to be turned on via Moodle. Testing and quizzes are also available on Moodle.
There are many free and subscription services that offer many valuable educational resources for your classrooms. Many are searchable by Illinois Learning Standards, Subject and Grade level.
A couple of exceptional subscription services that we have are World Book and United Streaming, there are links, as seen below, to each of these site at the bottom of each school buildings home page.
Both offer searchable lesson plans by learning standards, subject and grade level.
Untried Streaming has the ability to easily produce online quizzes, which can be taken in the computer a lab and the results will be complied automatically. Iedtreaming Login-
World Book Login- windsor2 Password-bluedevils
United Streaming Login- windsorhs Password-studnet
The resources on the Online resources for Standards based Lessons
Offer a vast array of resources which once selected can be gathered onto a common document to place on your website, a resource page. First we’ll take a look around at some of what is available, ten how to produce an online resource page for your webpage.
These same restores can also be linked into Moodle to use as classroom resources.
1. Open up a blank Word document.
2. Find your resources via web search or resource site.
3. Go to the URL of the website, select the URL, right click, copy
4. Pull up your Word document, right click, paste
5. Repeat for as many links as you want
6. In Word, go to File, save as webpage ( make sure it is saved as .htm or .html )
7. Save the Word webpage in the W: drive on your computer
8. Open FrontPage, go to your W:drive, open the page you want the resources page linked to.
9. Type in a link name, select it, right click, select Hyperlink, find the page you just saved in your W:drive and select as the link
10. File, save.
United Streaming http://www.windsor.k12.il.us/technology/Quiz%20Builder%20in%20United%20Streaming.htm
Podcasts, Movie Maker
Interactive Board Basics
Smart Notebook 10.0
Smart Notebook Tips and Tricks
Smartboard Lesson Example
Self-made lesson assessment.
Downloaded lesson and Assessment
G-mail – Setup gmail acconus for fre phone calls and clould based document storage.
Skype- Setup for live conversations with other classrooms around the world.