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Literacy Technology Integration

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Education in the 21st Century

 

 

Re-imagining Learning

 

 

Introduction to 21st Century Literacy

 

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Changing Education Paradigms

 

 

Vision of K-12 Students Today

 

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Best Practices in a 21st Century Classroom

 

Tools for Extending Learning Beyond the Regular Classroom

 

Evaluating Electronic Text

 

Resources for  Literacy

Some great resources for helping students and also for your own use in helping students with everything from book selection to leveled reading resources.

 

Graphic Organizers

All different graphic organizers that can be used in various situations.   

 

Comprehension Strategies

http://www.timetoast.com/

 

Supports for Struggling Readers

 

 

 

  • Comprehension
  • Fluency
    • Voki

      • allow your students the ability to give characters an identity and "voice"

      • add the voice via a cellphone, landline phone, mic, or text

      • when embedding into a wiki

  • Animoto
      • Get a free educational code for your students so they can create videos of unlimited size and download them. E-mail Rebecca Brooks at rebecca@animoto.com to set up a code
      • Booktalk Video created by a high school student with animoto and powerpoint slides saved as jpeg files
      • Bullying Video created using animoto and powerpoint slides saved as jpeg files.
  • VoiceThread
      • A tool for having conversations around media like videos, photos, documents, etc.
      • VoiceThread 4 Education Wiki 
  • Vocaroo
      • Record anything and then link to it on their website
  • Audacity
      • Use your computer to mix and record just about anything
  • Book Trailers
      • View award winning trailer examples from books for kids and teens.

 

Communication Tools

 

  • Skype
    • talk to people around the world with FREE video and voice calls. You can also have group chats and conference calls with up to ten people on skype.
    • send photos or documents to the people you are talking to
    • getting started with Skype
    • Brian Crosby - video from K-12 Online Conference

 

  • Skypecasts
    • host a public chat with up to 100 people from anywhere in the world
    • let your voice be heard by speaking on the virtual microphone
    • getting started with Skypecasts and FAQ

 

  • UStream
    • broadcast and chat online with a live global audience.
    • It is free and all you need is a webcam, microphone, and internet connection
    • you can even save your broadcasts to playback later
    • password protect your live shows from school
    • 7 things you should know about Ustream
  • Collaboration Links
    • epals - Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton and ePals launch "Wisconsin Connects" 
    • Collaboration resource list
  • Babblestream
    • create large group voice and text chat areas

 

Other Helpful Tools and Resources

 

Copyright and Ethical Use

 

Some Internet Safety Resources

Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens

Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use

Insight for Professionals Who Work With Kids

My Delicious Account Internet Safety Bookmarks

Common Sense Media  free curriculum

CyberBully.org

Net Smartz.org

 

Other Web2.0 Resource Links

 

If I haven't talked about it here, you can find it here Go2Web20.net

 

Summarizing What You've Learned and How You Will Share It and Use It.

 

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