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  1. 4C: An Engaged Classroom Tracina Wyatt Instructional Technology Specialist Henry County School System

  2. Before we get started… • Go to your APP Store and download NEARPOD(ios and Droid devices)

  3. Today’s Focus • What are the 4 C’s? • How can I engage students in the 4 C’s using technology tools and apps? • How can I shift my teaching practices to incorporate the 4C’s?

  4. 4 C’s

  5. Collaboration “Collaboration has been accepted as a skill that’s essential to achieve meaningful and effective results” -Preparing 21stCentury Students for a Global Society

  6. Collaboration • Evernote • DropBox • Google Docs • Edmodo www.edmodo.com https://docs.google.com www.evernote.com www.dropbox.com

  7. Collaboration • Lino(www.linoit.com ) • http://goo.gl/drD3pv • Meeting Words (www.meetingwords.com) Let’s Try It: http://meetingwords.com/G7CvdGlt9l

  8. http://meetingwords.com/G7CvdGlt9l

  9. Critical Thinking “One can’t learn well without thinking well” “Learning critical thinking leads students to develop other skills, such as a higher level of concentration, deeper analytical abilities, and improved thought processing” -Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society

  10. Critical Thinking • APP Development • The APP Builder (guides you through creating an APP) • (http://www.theappbuilder.com/) • Project Guideline to create an App for your school http://www.21things4students.net/21/mobile-computing/q4-app-creator-replace-build-a-cellphone/ • APP Inventor (App creator for Android devices; lots of great tutorials) (http://appinventor.mit.edu/)

  11. Critical Thinking • Programming • Scratch - create your very own interactive stories, animations, games, and art • (http://scratch.mit.edu/) • Project Guidelines - http://www.21things4students.net/21/game-design/ • Kodu– create your very own games for XBOX and PC • (http://www.kodugamelab.com/)

  12. Critical Thinking • Infographics – visual display of information • To communicate a message. • To present large amounts of information in a compact and easy to understand way. • To reveal the data. • http://piktochart.com/ • http://www.easel.ly/

  13. Communication “Students must be able to effectively analyze and process the overwhelming amount of communication in their lives today” -Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society

  14. Communication • Blogs (provides a real audience for a real purpose) • EduBlogs (http://edublogs.org/) • KidBlog (http://kidblog.org) • Smore(Online Newsletter) • www.smore.com • VoiceThread – allows students to communicate ideas in a visual and verbal format • https://voicethread.com/support/howto/Account_Types/Free/

  15. Let’s Try It: • Go to m.socrative.com • Enter Room Number 419658

  16. Creativity “If students leave school without knowing how to continuously create and innovate, they will be underprepared for the challenges of society and the workforce.”

  17. Creativity • Boomwriter(create authentic stories with the possibility of having them published) • www.boomwriter.com • Fakebook(create Facebook-like pages for historical figures, book characters, etc.) • (http://www.classtools.net/FB/home-page )

  18. Creativity • Songsmith (music creating software) • Free Microsoft download • Voki- (create custom avatars that speak) • www.voki.com

  19. Creative Instruction Creativity in Instruction • Open your NEARPOD App or go to www.nearpod.com • and enter the PIN: CNZFV

  20. Resources A Guide to Four Cs • http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/A-Guide-to-Four-Cs.pdf Above and Beyond – Partnership for 21st Century Skills • http://www.p21.org/our-work/resources/for-educators/1007 21 Things for Students • http://www.21things4students.net/21/begin-here/ Collaborative Tools • http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Collaborative+Tools Kathy Schrock Guide to Infographics • http://www.schrockguide.net/infographics-as-an-assessment.html Creating Infographics Lesson • http://classroom21.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Create+an+Infographic

  21. Questions/Comments Tracina Wyatt twyatt@henry.k12.ga.us Follow Me: @tbwyatt10 @ITS_HCS Tracina Brown Wyatt

  22. We hope you enjoyed this GaETC session. Please give your feedback at www.gaetc.org/evaluate