Common Core - Tech Integration
August 27th & 28th
Mission For Today
•To design around content and integrate technology . . . when appropriate
•To try something different
Common Core - Highly Recommended Site to Branch Out
...including links to Scholastic, Read-Write-Think, Interactive Sites
Video lessons and assessments.
Each lesson highlights a Common Core Standard
Common Core - App on Web
This link takes you directly to the specific standards. It interfaces the same way as the app. Download the app :)
Let's Get This Started . . September Days and Visual Prompts
Dot Day! September 15, 2013 (Celebrated on September 13th)
Celebrate Creativity, Courage & Collaboration!
FREE colorful 8 1/2 x 11 inspirational posters
The Dot book is read on a You Tube video. Kids LOVE The Dot.
September 17, 2013
FREE Download for Constitution Day
iCivics - More sophisticated games for 6th graders
Interactive resource for Constitution Day
Visual Writing Prompts
Visual Images With Prompts
TIME TO CREATE!
Bonus points - Upload your creation to your webpage so you have something new to welcome your students.
You can download the creation or take a screenshot of it - Hold down shift command 4.
Printable motivational posters
More Photo Collages
-Quick and easy collage maker
VERY Popular Photo Editor
-Super easy photo editor with lots of free effects
Creative use of words
Enter a phrase and images will illustrate each word.
Using Words to Create - Tags
Word Mosaic - Upload words, select a design, and take a screen shot shift command 4.
LOTS of fun things to try :)
Copy and paste words or type in words. The more times you type a word, the larger the word will appear.
This is one of my favorite sites but it requires a plug in, so I'd play with it when you have more time. WORTH checking out!
Click on a format, type your poem
You need an email account for this site. Drop a picture and create a class poem.
Casey at the Bat
Over 10 recordings of Casey at the Bat
Compare any of these readings to James Earl Jones reading it with background music.
Read an online article. Check the readability.
Test the readability of any website by using the above link. Make it a "Most Visited." Drag it to your Bookmark Toolbar.
Watch a video of the book
Read, Write, Think
Choral reading - Casey, Umpire, Pitcher, etc.
Trading Cards Activity - App and Online
•Complete Lesson Plan with CCSS
Compare and contrast your reading with an online source. For example, explore the slinky.
Explore pictures and facts about those accidental inventions.
Here's a quick invention search
A "how to" website with videos, PDFs, and instructables
Toys From Trash
See how old stuff can be made into a toy.
Research the history of your favorite toy
Teacher resource page with PowerPoint presentations and teacher ideas
Mr. Rogers - Don't forget PBS sites
How are crayons made?
Inside the Crayola Factory
Interview - Behind the scenes at The Crayola Factory
Elements of a Story - Cinderella
This site explores the elements of a story: setting, characters, plot, exposition, conflicts, climax, resolution
AMAZING resource - Occasional free apps - CHECK THIS OUT!
Kathy Schrock Site
Kathy Schrock offers resources for using infographics - and just about everything else. Her site is one of the best educational resources.
Create visual posters.
You can create a chart with text, images, graphics, and charts. Use this for a response to an article that may have numerical data to help interpret the information.
Interactive site for Greek gods and goddesses
Myths and Legends
Investigate Greek gods and create.
Lots of information about Ancient Greece
Web English Teacher
Lessons about mythology
Storybooks - Creating Stories Online
Model good storytelling.
This site has famous people reading children's books.
These can be used to make online books.
Upload pictures and create a movie. You can obtain an educator's account. Students LOVE using this.
Web Presentation Tools
Create a flyer that depicts a topic and add a description. Compare two images, movies, or research a topic and invite someone to your findings.
Smore Example - Ancient Greek influence in Philadelphia
Bring to life the wonders of the modern and ancient world
Compare and Contrast
Google Lit Trips
Great resource, but it requires some downloads first. Explore the locations of a book.
Videos - Enhance Instruction
Just an amazing resource filled with videos, images, lessons, "On This Day"
Watch - Know - Learn
Free educational videos - categorized by subject area
Safely watch videos online - If a You Tube is blocked, it will stay blocked.
A K-12 moderated video sharing website that provides students and educators with safe video sharing.
A database for documentaries.
Educational programs on TV and online.
Tons of videos for instruction and flipping
Search and view timeslines, or sign up and create your own.
Resource - ArtStor
-User name is email@example.com password is artstor
-Go to Tools and select Download offline presentation tool (OIV)
-Install (This will enable you to view and zoom images.)
-Use the advanced search
-QTVR will give you a 360 look
-Complete pdf and return to me by the end of today.
Resources - Graphic Organizers & PP
Free downloadable graphic organizers
More FREE Graphic Organizers
This site even divides the organizers by grade levels
Lots of free downloadable graphic organizers and Back-to-School printables
Free PowerPoint presentations
Resources - Rubrics for Assessing Your Projects
Resources - Web Page Readability Test and Make a PDF
Resources to Support Technology Integration and Common Core
Super graphic with links.
Free Tech 4 Teachers
Common Core and Video Projects
Richard Byrne offers insightful ideas and projects to integrate technology.
Resources for all disciplines http://www.sophia.org/
Pin your interests - tons of categories http://pinterest.com/
Create a binder of websites and resources to fit your needs.http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=795051
My Big Campus