Did You Know? http://www.vimeo.com/979557
Todd Mayville English teacher: Adams City High School (ACSD 14) ACSD 14 Global Learners Program IB MYP: Language A IB Theory of Knowledge (TOK) IB DP Language A Teachers Without Borders Global Education Collaborative Classroom 2.0 Education in the 21st Century: ElephantJournal.com
Technology in the 21st century classroom • Email • Power Point • Google docs • Google sites and pdf995 • Blogger • Cell phones • Text The Mob • Cover It Live • YouTube, Vimeo, etc. • Podcasts • Wikis • Books on cd • Web 2.0 and more…
Email • Communication with parents, students (instant documentation) • Use for sending class notes, homework assignments, receiving essays, etc.
Power Point • Makes delivery of information interesting for the students… add graphics, animation, etc. • Multiple classes: no need to put things up twice. • Convert to pdf (pdf995) and put them on class webpage or email to absent students.
Google docs • Online writer’s workshops • No need to carry papers around: access work wherever you can connect to the internet • Eco-friendly • Work with students anytime, anywhere • Increasing number of colleges require electronic submissions • Easy and free
Google sites • Parent/teacher, parent/student communication • Post notes, podcasts • Add a calendar with due dates & other class events • Subpages for individual classes • Free!
Blogs • Take the place of journal writing • Global audience • Multiple options • Individual student blogs • Class blogs student comments • Live blogging: coveritlive.com • Dozens of free sites: blogger, livejournal, etc. • Links to outside sites, topics, etc. for writing discussions
Cell phones • Use the technology we can’t fight • Useful for class discussions • coveritlive • texthemob
Video • YouTube, Vimeo, TeacherTube • Clips instead of whole movies: better use of instructional time • Wide range of videos, subject matter
Podcasts • Wide range of subjects, many free… including audiobooks • Put on class webpage for download • Make your own, post to webpage for absent students
Wikis • (Haven’t used these as much) • Collaboration within and between classes • Students can upload and edit information • And there’s more: books on cd, social networking, Twitter, Ignite… the key is to use technology and Web 2.0 to your advantage and to the advantage of your students!
Our students are 21st century learners. Will you be a 21st century teacher?
A Vision of K-12 Students Todayhttp://firstname.lastname@example.org