Published on November 22, 2010
Tools for Teachers
Course Management System Uses Organize and present materials Manage assignments and grades Extend the classroom beyond class time Benefits Variety of tools in one place Integrated under one interface Student familiarity with tool Tool: My WebCourses
Study Aids Uses Help students learn necessary vocabulary Help students prepare for exams Benefits Engaging Increased retention of information Tools Self-study quizzes StudyMate activities PowerPoint
Websites Uses Create classroom web pages Show what you are doing to outside world Benefits Real world skill Real world audience Tools Publisher Contribute Public web space http://mfk622.ourprofile.org http://bKing.ourprofile.net
Blogs Uses Reflective learning Writing Classroom communication tool Benefits Real world audience Improved school to parent communication Tools MyWebCourses (private) Blogger, Blogspot, Classblogmeister (public) http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=41233 http://learningandlaptops.blogspot.com/
Wikis Uses Collaborative projects Build a shared knowledge base Benefits Shared knowledge base Real world skill Makes collaborative projects easier Tools Wikispaces PBWiki http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/wiki/wikiideas2.cfm http://edc203spring2008.wikispaces.com/
Podcasts and Vodcasts Uses Supplemental lecture material or commentary Background information Audio files for ELL or foreign language Students can share their knowledge Benefits Helpful for auditory learners Reinforcement Extend the classroom http://www.speakingofhistory.blogspot.com/
Digital Books Uses Create lessons or books for students to study with on their own Benefits Uses Universal Design for Learning Can be adapted to different types of learners at all levels of learning Easy to learn http://bookbuilder.cast.org/explore.php
Digital Storytelling Uses Create stories about topics or events Interpret a literary work (like poetry) Convey affective responses to events, topics, or literature Benefits Combines visual and reading literacy Develops communication skills http://www.cysd.k12.pa.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=10000 http://learningandlaptops.blogspot.com/
Games and Simulations Uses Practice basic skills in a fun way Experience history or civics Experiment like a scientist in a safe way Benefits Engaging Reaches students turned off by regular classroom Teaches strategy, decision-making, and (possibly)collaboration http://www.educationarcade.org/gtt/index.html http://www.educationarcade.org/revolution http://muve.gse.harvard.edu/rivercityproject/
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