LOTS and Technology

How do you make your LOTS in to HOTS?

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What tools promote HOTS?

Videos

Chatterpix

Stupeflix

Quik

iMovie (trailers)

Adobe Spark

MySimpleShow


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Padlet

Padlet is a website and app that allows kids to create or collect information from the internet and pin it onto virtual bulletin boards. Videos, text, links, images -- basically anything -- can be added to a board and organized there, like a page full of Post-it notes. You can add as many notes to a wall as you like; it scrolls in all directions.


A sample Padlet.

Other HOT ideas

Code.org

This site teaches the basics of computer program, but a the same time reinforces problem solving, guessing and checking, grit, patience and logic.

www.code.org

Rewriting Questions

Click here for directions on rewriting questions.

Chrome Extension Read and Write

Read&Write for Google Chrome offers a range of powerful support tools to help students gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research, including:

• Hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting

• See the meaning of words explained with text and picture dictionaries

• Hear text translated into other languages

• Get suggestions for the current or next word as you type

• Turn words into text as you speak

• Highlight text in documents or the web and collect for use in other documents

• Create and listen to voice notes directly inside of Google Docs

• Simplify and summarize text on web pages

(From the Chrome Store webpage)


Click here to install it on your computer, laptop or Chromebook.


Click here for a list of other extensions.

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