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LCD Projector Integration

LCD Projector Integration. Paul Sanfrancesco, Director of Technology Siobhan Leavy-Buttil, GVES IST.

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LCD Projector Integration

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  1. LCD Projector Integration Paul Sanfrancesco, Director of Technology Siobhan Leavy-Buttil, GVES IST

  2. Rapid advances in computing are transforming the way we teach, learn, and live. One of the keys to helping the next generation realize its potential is empowering today’s teachers to use technology creatively. - Bill Gates

  3. Question: Are we preparing our students to live and work in the digital age?

  4. The Next Big Thing: • Philadelphia’s High School of the Future • http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=14206670 • Nintendo Tennis, Anyone? Wii, Wii • http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7361031

  5. Language Arts • Grammar Girls – A cool website for teaching grammar which can be BORING for students.http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/default.aspx • Online Read Alouds – Picture books read by members of the Screen Actors Guildwww.storylineonline.net • Circle Plot Diagram – Post-reading organizer used to explore the text structures in a book http://readwritethink.org/materials/circle-plot/

  6. Language Arts Cont’d • Students visualize what they are reading and create graphic symbols to accompany text.http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/doodle/ • Sentence/Word Creation: use text boxes in Microsoft Word to work on daily edits, proper sentence formation, prefixes, suffixes, etc. • ABC Match - Similar to the game Memory, this game helps students associate letters with objects that have the same initial constancy. http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/abcmatch/

  7. Language Arts Cont’d • Comic Strip Creator: http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/comic/index.html • Various Language Arts Games http://www.globalclassroom.org/2005/inservice/reading.html • Excellent Tutorial Videos (Vowel Boot Camp, When Two Vowels Go Walking, Hung Up On H) http://pbskids.org/lions/

  8. Author Studies • Jack Gantos – http://www.jackgantos.com/ • Avi – http://www.avi-writer.com/index.html • Judy Blume – http://www.judyblume.com/menu-main.html • Jan Brett – http://www.janbrett.com/ • Betsy Byars – http://www.betsybyars.com/ • Eric Carl – http://www.eric-carle.com/ Add a new twist to the traditional author study by including online research.

  9. Math • Interactive Decimal Games – You can play against your class or have two students play one another! http://www.decimalsquares.com/dsGames/ • Use Microsoft Excel to collect and analyze data as a class • Interactive Sudoku – Great for logical thinking!http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=8137

  10. Math Cont’d • Order of Operations – Cute, easy game you can play with the class. http://www.dositey.com/math/m/mystery2SMA.htm • Place Value Game – Great source for Problem of the Day Ideas. http://education.jlab.org/placevalue/index.html

  11. Math Cont’d • Math Square – Math puzzles to practice computational skills. http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/MathSquareForm.html • Apple Mathematics Gallery http://education.apple.com/education/ilife/subject_template.php?subject_id=3 • Short and Sweet Math Games http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_1st.htm • National Library of Virtual Manipulatives http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html

  12. Social Studies/Science • Google Earth – one the most effective ways to teach geography and to learn about the planets and constellations. http://earth.google.com/ • Interactive demonstration of the layers of the Earth http://www.cnn.com/interactive/nature/9903/earth.layers/frameset.exclude.html • Cleveland Museum of Art http://www.clevelandart.org/kids/ • History Channel Historical Videos http://www.history.com/media.do • EASE History http://www.easehistory.org/index2.html • National Geographic http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/

  13. Health • The Incredible Adventures of the Amazing Food Detective http://members.kaiserpermanente.org/redirects/landingpages/afd/ • Wired for Health http://www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk/

  14. Miscellaneous Ideas • United Streaming – excellent resource for short, academic videos Login: sleavybuttil Password: sl0599 www.unitedstreaming.com • Great Websites for the Smartboard http://www.juliethompson.com/SMART.html • Webquests www.webquests.org • Virtual Field Trips http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/fieldtrips2.cgi?core_area_id=4 • Willow Web – Podcasting for Kids by Kids http://www.mpsomaha.org/willow/radio/podcasts.html

  15. Miscellaneous Ideas Cont’d • Wikis • www.wikipedia.com • http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers • Wiki comes from the Hawaiian word wiki-wiki which means quick. • Wikis can be utilized in the classroom as a hosting point for research found online. Students can contribute to the group’s knowledge by posting what they find on your teacher-created wiki. • Wikis can also be used to teach students the difference between reliable and unreliable sources.

  16. Miscellaneous Ideas Cont’d • Magpi – offering free or reduced cost videoconferencing http://www.magpi.net/programs/

  17. Miscellaneous Ideas Cont’d • Take a picture of an active window to quickly display web content or instructional steps. • Prt Scrn key on keyboard • See detailed directions that are posted on Schoolwires, under technology presentations.

  18. Miscellaneous Ideas Cont’d

  19. Area of a Right Triangle Area of a square = s x s Area of a triangle = ½ (base x height) Use the “digital” manipulatives below to demonstrate why the formula for a triangle works. Do the demonstration using the LCD projector.

  20. Online Scavenger Hunts Interactive approach to research and fact finding: • Yellowstone Online Scavenger Hunt: http://www.nps.gov/archive/yell/kidstuff/scavhun/index.htm • Education World: Black History Month Scavenger Hunt: http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_black_history_101.shtml • Chinese New Year: http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/hunt/images/hunt062.pdf • Cinco de Mayo Scavenger Hunt: http://www.glencoe.com/sec/socialstudies/btt/cinco_de_mayo/scavenger_hunt.php?page=8 • Autumn Scavenger Hunt: http://www.christina.k12.de.us/pulaski/library/Pathfinder%20for%20the%20Square%20of%20Life.htm

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