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Using a teacher website as a learning tool samuel gabin and shawn molloy march 22 2001

Using a Teacher Website as a Learning ToolSamuel Gabinand Shawn MolloyMarch 22, 2001


Websites background

Websites: Background

  • Many schools are encouraging/requiring teachers to have websites

  • Numerous options for hosting

    • WordPress

    • Google Sites

    • WikiSpaces

  • Durant Road MS Practices

    • Communication

    • Information sharing

    • Limited use of learning/teaching/assessment


Current uses

Current Uses

  • Student and Parent Communication

  • Weekly Overview

  • Upcoming Assessments

  • Homework and Class Assignments

  • Rules and Procedures

  • Mrs. Molloy’s Website


Future examples

Future Examples

  • More Interactive

  • Teaching and Learning

  • Skill Assessment

  • Teach Technology


Connect to 21st century skills

Connect to 21st Century Skills

  • Technological Literacy

    • Don’t overestimate what kids know

  • Effective Communication

    • Happening currently

    • Lack of accountability

  • High Productivity

    • More to be done

  • Inventive/Creative Thinking

    • More to be done


Example 1 solve a multi step math problem

Example 1: Solve a Multi-Step Math Problem

  • Use VideoThreadtechnology hosted on teacher website

  • Supplement classroom instruction

  • Just-in-time tutoring

  • Solving a Multi-Step Equation


Example 2 math q a forum

Example 2: Math Q&A Forum

  • Word Problems Lesson

  • Student led

  • Students email teacher with questions

    • Anonymity

    • Teacher approves and posts questions on website


Example 2 continued

Example 2 Continued…

  • Students respond with answers and instructions

  • Teacher moderates and evaluates responses


Example 3 blog with a medical professional

Example 3: Blog with a Medical Professional

  • Human Body (3rd quarter)

  • WordPress via teacher website

  • Medical professional writes about “A Day in the Life”

  • Students read blog in class

    • Discuss nature of work

    • Vocabulary

  • Students write back with questions

  • Talk to a Medical Professional


Example 4 checkup quiz

Example 4: Checkup Quiz

  • Multiple choice quiz

  • Hosted on the teacher website

  • Uses Google Documents

  • Students can access from any computer

  • Data can easily be processed and charts aid in illustrating the data

  • Digestive System Checkup

  • Results of the assessment


Aspirational example web based brochure

Aspirational Example: Web-Based Brochure

  • Digestive System Unit

  • Design a website around an organ in the digestive system

    • Stomach, Liver, Small and Large Intestines

  • Page Content (4)

    • Picture with description, disease, mechanical vs chemical digestion, digestive process


Aspirational example continued

Aspirational Example Continued…

  • Have students work in pairs/threes

  • Rubric for grading

    • Content

    • Neatness

    • Layout

    • Accuracy

    • Use of color

  • Large Intestine Website


Why we call this aspirational

Why We Call This “Aspirational”

  • Access to computers

    • All classes for 2-3 days

  • Access to web-building sites

    • Requires registration

    • Must be 13 or older

  • Safety and security

    • Public or local access


Questions closing

Questions/Closing

  • Do you have a website currently?

  • What is your website primarily used for?

  • Would certain subjects work better than others?

  • What are the best ways to ensure the experience is learning centered AND fun?

  • How could our ideas be improved?


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