The Use of Multimodal Education in the Classroom
To investigate and increase capacity in teacher and student creation of multimodal presentations.
What Does Multimodal Learning Mean?
Learn How to Integrate Some of Our Favorite Resources in Your Classroom!
Resources for TeachersSchoology: Collaboration Website
Quizlet: Create Online Assessments
Tech4Learning: Create Online Rubrics
Resources for Student Creations
SyncPad: Virtual Whiteboard
Civilization V: Multiplayer Simulation Games
Jigsaw Classroom: Cooperative Learning Tool
What is Multimodal Learning?
Examples of Multimodal Learning
Teacher Led Activities: How can the educator deliver information in various ways?
Student Led Activities: How can students create work/projects using various methods?
Tips and Additional Resources
Q and A
Multimodal Learning in the 21st Century Adolescent
"Text is not just about books anymore, we need to change how we educate with the times we are in."
"With the ever, increasing use of the internet there is an unlimited amount of information in the form of print, visual, audio, and other modes that allow students to access content to gain knowledge."
Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works
"... students must learn how to use current technologies, but evaluate which ones work best for particular tasks..."
This helps me do my job! "...technology allows students to collaborate without the constraints of time or geography."
Need a Little Pre Reading? Check Out These Articles!
Teaching with Multiple Modalities: http://www.readwritethink.org/professional-development/strategy-guides/teaching-with-multiple-modalities-30101.html
Multimodial Instruction: http://stuff4educators.com/index.php?p=1_12_Multimodal-Instruction
Kress on Multimodality in the Science Classroom: http://newlearningonline.com/literacies/chapter-10/kress-on-multimodality-in-the-science-classroom
Multimodality "Reading" and "Writing" for the 21st Century: http://culturemediaed.pressible.org/files/2011/09/jewitt_multimodality.pdf
Karoline Sharp, Leigha Ingham, Aurora Tyagi, Joanna Calandriello, Lidia Ortiz, Darnella Wesley