"Sneak Peek to a Techno Future"
Sneak Peek to a Techno Future ESU #17 – Learning Web Team Valentine Community Schools Ainsworth Community Schools Linda Schafer – Cutcomb Lake Attendance Center – K-2nd Nicole Osnes – Valentine Elementary School – 3rd-5th Grade Enrichment Reading Deb Obermiller – Valentine Elementary School- 4th Grade Molly Aschoff – Valentine Elementary School-5th Grade Amanda Ganser – Ainsworth Elementary School – K-6th Computers Susan Scholtes – Ainsworth Elementary School – 4th Grade Technologies Implemented Video Conferencing – Polycom cart & Skype Movie Making –iMovie & PhotoStory Podcasting – Garage Band Clickers – eInstruction Web based tools – Google Earth & Gizmos Marzano’s Instructional Strategies Nonlinguistic representations Cooperative learning Homework and practice Providing feedback Identifying similarities and differences Goals Our Technology Explorations Podcasts Gizmo WebQuests I-Movie Gizmo—Math Olympiad Road Trip (Problem Solving) Gizmo GIZMO: Phases of the Moon explorelearning.com GIZMO: Phases of the Moon Experience Math and Science with GIZMO at http://www.explorelearning.com/ 30 day free trial 3rd-5th Grades Podcasts Used Garageband Book talks Could also be used for reader’s theater, radio shows, and an artifact to show student’s fluency Students created script first and then practiced They were able to ―see‖ how loud or soft they spoke. Added music for the background Podcasts ***3 different microphones -omni-directional mic (works great with groups, but does pick up noise) -built in mic on computer -$20 external mic Preferred the built-in mic…..it blocked ambient noises Podcasts ***Programs Utilized -Garage Band -iPods Suggestions: Drag and Drop Voice Memos into Garage Band Offer opportunities for practice, before recording I preferred Garage Band over the iPods, graphs their voices Some 4th Grade Students learned how to record on their own, with limited supervision Learn how to delete unwanted podcasts…not as easy as you think! Believe it or not! Students were quiet and we recorded in the classroom! Student Input on Podcasting ―Liked writing our own script‖ ―Liked using expressions with voice…high and low voices‖ ―Research‖ ―Picking out the music‖ ―Helped me learn stuff….more about the tundra‖ ―Pretend to be somebody different….pretend to be a person of knowledge….like Bill Nye the Science Guy….and that is not me!‖ ―Putting it on-line!‖ Student Input on Podcasting ―Taping and Sharing with family!‖ ―Putting it on-line!‖ ―Working with friends!‖ ―Took too long!‖ Sample Book talks I-Movies Used I-Movie HD Created an I-Movie based on information read in a nonfiction article in reading class Students created scripts and found pictures Pictures—Make sure to transfer into I-Photo first Voices—Recorded directly into I-Movie, but you could also use Garageband Transitions and titles added at the end Student Thoughts on I-Movie My favorite part was being able choose the transitions and sounds. I liked talking into the microphone for the sound. I liked working with my partners. Webquests http://webquest.org/index.php Personal Narratives Field Trip Tours Self Illustrated Poems Directions for Completing a Task Presidential Election Brown County Historical Society Dream House Floor Plans What am I? Personification Presentations Camp Pamphlets Historical Interviews Book Reads Radio Commercials Nursery Rhyme Renditions Living Poems Weather Project Skype – video conferencing Free Download http://www.skype.com/ Thank you all for coming to our session Contact Information Molly Aschoff firstname.lastname@example.org Nicole Osnes email@example.com Deb Obermiller firstname.lastname@example.org Linda Schafer email@example.com Amanda Ganser firstname.lastname@example.org Susan Scholtes email@example.com