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Published on October 17, 2007

Author: drmaryannbell

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This slide show is about how to use technology readily at hand in teaching K-12.
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KNOCKING OFF YOUR SOCKS!! Authentic Lessons to Make Kids Think Using What You Have Right Now! Dr. Mary Ann Bell Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX

RATIONALE Mindtool concept: Jonassen, Computers as Mindtools for Schools Technology is not an end in itself use to make kids think! Use available applications

Mindtool concept:

Jonassen, Computers as Mindtools for Schools

Technology is not an end in itself

use to make kids think!

Use available applications

Attributes of Mindtools Intuitive Ubiquitous Multi-purpose Constructive Inexpensive Knowledge representation Emphasis on learning, not on tool

Intuitive

Ubiquitous

Multi-purpose

Constructive

Inexpensive

Knowledge representation

Emphasis on learning, not on tool

Applications Word Processing Spreadsheet Presentation such as PowerPoint Semantic mapping such as Inspiration Drawing applications such as Paint Internet search tools

Word Processing

Spreadsheet

Presentation such as PowerPoint

Semantic mapping such as Inspiration

Drawing applications such as Paint

Internet search tools

WORD PROCESSING IDEAS Great for reluctant teachers Teachers feel most confident

Great for reluctant teachers

Teachers feel most confident

Creative Writing Cinquain writing Diamante Poems Journaling Newsletters/Newspapers Brochures Step by Step Writing Process Poetry forms

Cinquain writing

Diamante Poems

Journaling

Newsletters/Newspapers

Brochures

Step by Step Writing Process

Poetry forms

XX Quiz or Cloze Lesson In Word- type some text (have students compose) where an answer is to be supplied, type X’s. Person interacting with document should: double click on X’s type to replace. No need to erase anything…

In Word-

type some text (have students compose)

where an answer is to be supplied, type X’s.

Person interacting with document should:

double click on X’s

type to replace.

No need to erase anything…

CONCEPT MAPPING… Inspiration, a great application…BUT… Not in all schools If at school, not available for home use Substitute the diagram tool in- Word Excel PowerPoint Use the Drawing Toolbar .

Inspiration, a great application…BUT…

Not in all schools

If at school, not available for home use

Substitute the diagram tool in-

Word

Excel

PowerPoint

Use the Drawing Toolbar .

MAKE UP MENUS Dinosaurs (Described in Lesson Planet) Spanish Book Characters Famous People

Dinosaurs (Described in Lesson Planet)

Spanish

Book Characters

Famous People

FUN WITH DINOSAURS Examples of creative sites: Dino Park USA Dinosaurs More Word Ideas Still More Word Ideas!

Examples of creative sites:

Dino Park USA

Dinosaurs

More Word Ideas

Still More Word Ideas!

DON’T FORGET EXCEL! Use to: organize information computations charts/graphs Underused application many teachers need support

Use to:

organize information

computations

charts/graphs

Underused application

many teachers need support

Excel Tutorials Graphing with Excel Excellent tutorials by Bernie Poole

Graphing with Excel

Excellent tutorials by Bernie Poole

EXCEL IDEAS Mary Ann Bell’s Tips MS Office Tips Excel Tips MS Office/Paint Tips

Mary Ann Bell’s Tips

MS Office Tips

Excel Tips

MS Office/Paint Tips

Grading Book Characters Students give book/story characters report card grades… Use qualities like: Kindness Loyalty Trustworthiness Intelligence… Students write justifications for the grades. Chart on Excel What is MY grade? What is My Grade?

Students give book/story characters report card grades…

Use qualities like:

Kindness

Loyalty

Trustworthiness

Intelligence…

Students write justifications for the grades.

Chart on Excel

USE EXCEL FOR TIMELINES

MORE EXCEL TIPS PAGES PBS Math Ideas Carol Hurst’s Ideas!

PBS Math Ideas

Carol Hurst’s Ideas!

PREMADE MATH ACTIVITES …AND SO COOL! National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

 POWERPOINT POWER…  POWERPOINT POISON!!!

POWERPOINTLESSNESS… How NOT to use PowerPoint http://www.norvig.com/Gettysburg/ An excellent article on the topic: http://www.fno.org/sept00/powerpoints.html

How NOT to use PowerPoint

http://www.norvig.com/Gettysburg/

An excellent article on the topic:

http://www.fno.org/sept00/powerpoints.html

POWERPOINT Create Games such as Jeopardy. At the same time, there are plenty of templates that honor copyright: http://www.netxv.net/esc/technology/InstructionalTechnology/templates/powerpoint.htm Have them make up short PowerPoints to play “Guess the Number.” If you need, there are Internet sites with number guessing games for ideas, such as http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html Presenting reports, group projects, etc. Cumulative projects…start a PowerPoint on a given concept at the first of a school year. Each time you build on that concept, go back and add another slide.

Create Games such as Jeopardy. At the same time, there are plenty of templates that honor copyright: http://www.netxv.net/esc/technology/InstructionalTechnology/templates/powerpoint.htm

Have them make up short PowerPoints to play “Guess the Number.” If you need, there are Internet sites with number guessing games for ideas, such as http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html

Presenting reports, group projects, etc.

Cumulative projects…start a PowerPoint on a given concept at the first of a school year. Each time you build on that concept, go back and add another slide.

POWERPOINT LESSON LINKS Great PowerPoint Tips—Bit Better A Good idea: Uncover a Picture with ppt Use PowerPoint for note-taking! http://www.big6.com/presentations/PowerPoint_for_Notetaking/index.php

Great PowerPoint Tips—Bit Better

A Good idea: Uncover a Picture with ppt

Use PowerPoint for note-taking! http://www.big6.com/presentations/PowerPoint_for_Notetaking/index.php

SUBLIMINAL MESSAGES ARE FUN Here is how do do this: http://www.bitbetter.com/powertips.htm#SubliminalMessages THIS PRESENTATION IS GREAT!!!

Here is how do do this: http://www.bitbetter.com/powertips.htm#SubliminalMessages

GREAT GENERAL LESSON IDEA SITES!!!

HERE IS A GREAT SITE!! CRAYONS FOR TEACHERS Great ideas are offered for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Used as Mindtools

Technospud! Great ideas and online activities, such as this year’s O.R.E.O. project to teach language arts, math, history, science and technology skills. Most projects involve food… http://www.technospudprojects.com From there you can go to a site that is more like Web 2.0 pairing up teachers and classes.

Great ideas and online activities, such as this year’s O.R.E.O. project to teach language arts, math, history, science and technology skills.

Most projects involve food…

http://www.technospudprojects.com

From there you can go to a site that is more like Web 2.0 pairing up teachers and classes.

Teachers.net A popular site with great lesson ideas . Instructions and ideas for flip books

A popular site with great lesson ideas .

Instructions and ideas for flip books

More General Sites Teacherfiles Math Forum ABC Teach Lessonplans.com Computer activities and webquests :

Teacherfiles

Math Forum

ABC Teach

Lessonplans.com



Computer activities and webquests :

Everybody has it… Kids already know it… It is fun! USE PAINT!!

Everybody has it…

Kids already know it…

It is fun!

Create a Monster! Create a Monster Reinforce language arts skills by: describe the monsters, write monster stories, etc.

Create a Monster

Reinforce language arts skills by:

describe the monsters,

write monster stories, etc.

ARTSONIA Great site for art work and self expression: Linking student projects to writing and art. Striking example: Drawing Together, Art for Heart

Great site for art work and self expression:

Linking student projects to writing and art.

Striking example: Drawing Together, Art for Heart

NO MORE CANNED CLIPART! Use only original student art… Excellent examples of student art at sites: http://www.manhattanschool.org/index.php An example of school original clipart collection: http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/clipartportal.html

Use only original student art…

Excellent examples of student art at sites:

http://www.manhattanschool.org/index.php

An example of school original clipart collection:

http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/clipartportal.html

MORE PAINT IDEAS… Digital Storytelling MS Paint Tutorial

Digital Storytelling

MS Paint Tutorial

Digital Camera Ideas Kathy Schrock’s Tips! Travels of Nancy Pearl Washington D.C.

Kathy Schrock’s Tips!

Travels of Nancy Pearl

Washington D.C.

Wonderful Alphabet Books Model the Madison Square Art Project , New York City: The Alphabet

Model the Madison Square Art Project , New York City:

The Alphabet

Grammar Kids act out verbs Take pictures with a digital camera Let others guess words.

Kids act out verbs

Take pictures with a digital camera

Let others guess words.

Geometry ideas Photography and shapes Websites http://42explore.com/geomet.htm PBS Photography Ideas http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/geometry/shapes/ http://www.rrcc.edu/teachered/sharon/geometry.html

Photography and shapes

Websites

http://42explore.com/geomet.htm

PBS Photography Ideas

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/geometry/shapes/

http://www.rrcc.edu/teachered/sharon/geometry.html

DIGITAL PHOTOS AND TEACHING Great ideas on math, writing, and science

Great ideas on math, writing, and science

HOT OFF THE PRESS!! Puzzle Maker—Upload a picture and have it made into a jigsaw puzzle: http://www.flash-gear.com/npuz/ Here is a link for one: http://three.flash-gear.com/npuz/puz.php?c=v&id=2783469&k=56609423 MUVE for kids! Whyville-- http://www.whyville.net/smmk/nice Another MUVE, Quest Atlantis: http://atlantis.crlt.indiana.edu/ Teachnet: http://www.teachnet.com/ http://www.teachnet.com/

Puzzle Maker—Upload a picture and have it made into a jigsaw puzzle: http://www.flash-gear.com/npuz/ Here is a link for one: http://three.flash-gear.com/npuz/puz.php?c=v&id=2783469&k=56609423

MUVE for kids! Whyville-- http://www.whyville.net/smmk/nice

Another MUVE, Quest Atlantis: http://atlantis.crlt.indiana.edu/

Teachnet: http://www.teachnet.com/ http://www.teachnet.com/

More Hot Off Press! PE Central: http://www.pecentral.org/ Oh Don’t Forget! http://www.ohdontforget.com/ Unloseit: http://www.unloseit.com/ Track lost/stolen gizmos!

PE Central: http://www.pecentral.org/

Oh Don’t Forget! http://www.ohdontforget.com/

Unloseit: http://www.unloseit.com/ Track lost/stolen gizmos!

Rapid Fire Idea Links Mindtool Rationale http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/vault/A5277.cfm Creative Writing Cinquain : http://www.abcteach.com/Writing/cinquain.htm Concept Mapping: http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/torganiz.htm Make up Menus: http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/4.html

Mindtool Rationale

http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/vault/A5277.cfm

Creative Writing

Cinquain :

http://www.abcteach.com/Writing/cinquain.htm

Concept Mapping:

http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/torganiz.htm

Make up Menus:

http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/4.html

Knock Your Socks Idea Links Step by step writing: http://www.writingfix.com/leftbrain/!Step_by_Step_Mini_Workshops_Home.htm ETTC Poetry Ideas: http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/newpoem.htm Diamante Poem Interactive Site: http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/diamante/

Step by step writing: http://www.writingfix.com/leftbrain/!Step_by_Step_Mini_Workshops_Home.htm

ETTC Poetry Ideas: http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/newpoem.htm

Diamante Poem Interactive Site: http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/diamante/

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Excel Ideas andTutorials LabWrite, North Carolina State University http://www.ncsu.edu/labwrite/res/gt/gt-menu.html Bernie Poole tutorials: http://www.pitt.edu/~poole/ Excel Timeline activity http://www.microsoft.com/education/createtimeline.mspx

Excel Ideas andTutorials

LabWrite, North Carolina State University

http://www.ncsu.edu/labwrite/res/gt/gt-menu.html

Bernie Poole tutorials:

http://www.pitt.edu/~poole/

Excel Timeline activity

http://www.microsoft.com/education/createtimeline.mspx

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Tammy’s Tips http://web.mac.com/tammy.w/iWeb/Tips/TammyWorcesterTechTips.html Spreadsheets in Math Class Math ‘n Tech Salad Bar http://www.globalclassroom.org/2005/mctm/excel2.html PBS Math http://www.pbs.org/teachers/math/

Tammy’s Tips

http://web.mac.com/tammy.w/iWeb/Tips/TammyWorcesterTechTips.html

Spreadsheets in Math Class

Math ‘n Tech Salad Bar http://www.globalclassroom.org/2005/mctm/excel2.html

PBS Math

http://www.pbs.org/teachers/math/

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Carol Hurst’s Ideas! http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/math/datagather.html Powerpoint Ideas Gettysburg Address http://www.norvig.com/Gettysburg/ Jamie McKenzie Article http://www.fno.org/sept00/powerpoints.html Jeopardy http://www.netxv.net/esc/technology/InstructionalTechnology/templates/powerpoint.htm

Carol Hurst’s Ideas!

http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/math/datagather.html

Powerpoint Ideas

Gettysburg Address

http://www.norvig.com/Gettysburg/

Jamie McKenzie Article

http://www.fno.org/sept00/powerpoints.html

Jeopardy

http://www.netxv.net/esc/technology/InstructionalTechnology/templates/powerpoint.htm

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Number Guessing Game Ideas http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html Bit Better Ppt tips http://www.bitbetter.com/powertips.htm#different%20backgrounds Uncover Picture and other ideas http://wwwlow.bham.wednet.edu/schoolkit.htm

Number Guessing Game Ideas

http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html

Bit Better Ppt tips

http://www.bitbetter.com/powertips.htm#different%20backgrounds

Uncover Picture and other ideas

http://wwwlow.bham.wednet.edu/schoolkit.htm

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Great General Lesson Sites ABC Teach http://www.abcteach.com/ Crayons 4 Teachers http://www.crayons4teachers.org/default.asp Technospud http://www.technospudprojects.com Math Forum http://mathforum.org/library

Great General Lesson Sites

ABC Teach

http://www.abcteach.com/

Crayons 4 Teachers

http://www.crayons4teachers.org/default.asp

Technospud

http://www.technospudprojects.com

Math Forum

http://mathforum.org/library

Rapid Fire Links, con’t LessonPlans.com http://www.lessonplanspage.com/index.html Fun Brain http://www.funbrain.com/ Kathy Schrock OF COURSE!!! http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/

LessonPlans.com

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/index.html

Fun Brain

http://www.funbrain.com/

Kathy Schrock OF COURSE!!!

http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Ideas Using Paint Artsonia http://www.artsonia.com Monster Exchange http://www.monsterexchange.org Schools with Original Clip Art http://www.manhattanschool.org/index.php http://www.newton.mec.edu/LincolnEliot/index.htm

Ideas Using Paint

Artsonia

http://www.artsonia.com

Monster Exchange

http://www.monsterexchange.org

Schools with Original Clip Art

http://www.manhattanschool.org/index.php

http://www.newton.mec.edu/LincolnEliot/index.htm

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Royalty Free Student Clip Art http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/clipartportal.html Dr. Bell’s Paint Tips http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/tceawebpages/documents/paintideas.html http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/TCEA04/painttips.html PBS Design a Logo http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/designandmath/activity2.shtm

Royalty Free Student Clip Art

http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/clipartportal.html

Dr. Bell’s Paint Tips

http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/tceawebpages/documents/paintideas.html

http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/TCEA04/painttips.html

PBS Design a Logo

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/designandmath/activity2.shtm

Digital Cameras and Pictures http://www.lesd.k12.az.us/RSF/media/digital.htm Travels of Nancy Pearl http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/nancytravels.html http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/nancynydcx_files/frame.htm Rapid Fire Links, con’t

Digital Cameras and Pictures

http://www.lesd.k12.az.us/RSF/media/digital.htm

Travels of Nancy Pearl

http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/nancytravels.html

http://www.shsu.edu/%7Elis_mah/documents/nancynydcx_files/frame.htm

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Madison Square Art Project, New York City: http://www.smilinggoat.com/Madison1.html The Alphabet Gallery: http://www.pbase.com/abbarich/the_alphabet

Madison Square Art Project, New York City:

http://www.smilinggoat.com/Madison1.html

The Alphabet Gallery:

http://www.pbase.com/abbarich/the_alphabet

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Kodak—Kids Act Out Verbs http://www.kodak.com/global/en/consumer/education/lessonPlans/lessonPlan048.shtml Photography and Shapes http://42explore.com/geomet.htm http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/architecture/activity2.shtm http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/geometry/shapes/ http://www.rrcc.edu/teachered/sharon/geometry.html

Kodak—Kids Act Out Verbs

http://www.kodak.com/global/en/consumer/education/lessonPlans/lessonPlan048.shtml

Photography and Shapes

http://42explore.com/geomet.htm

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/architecture/activity2.shtm

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/geometry/shapes/

http://www.rrcc.edu/teachered/sharon/geometry.html

Rapid Fire Links, con’t Drs. Cavanaugh Digital Camera in Education http://drscavanaugh.org/digitalcamera/ Digital Photography and Geometry Ideas from PBS: http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/architecture/activity2.shtm

Drs. Cavanaugh Digital Camera in Education http://drscavanaugh.org/digitalcamera/

Digital Photography and Geometry Ideas from PBS: http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/architecture/activity2.shtm

Contact Dr. Bell Assistant Professor Library Science Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX [email_address] http://www.shsu.edu/~lis_mah/

[email_address]

http://www.shsu.edu/~lis_mah/

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