Bringing Fun Back Into the Classroom: How to Compete with Facebook and Win Colleen Martinez Skinner Charles Pipins II Florida Coastal School of Law
Why? • Standing up and lecturing is boring for both you and the students. • Fun learning helps with retention. • Games give another way for students to get the information. • If you get their attention-they can learn.
Poll Everywhere • www.polleverywhere.com • Polls through the website or in a slide • Already have the necessary tools • Multiple choice or respond to a question
What do students do on their laptops during a lecture? • Text the number code to 22333 • Play on facebook • 87431 • Listen carefully and take useful notes • 87432 • Shop for shoes • 87503
What do students do on their laptops during a lecture? • Don’t want to SMS text? • Go to this website on your laptop or smartphone. • http://poll4.com
What do students do on their laptops during a lecture? • Or you can assign a personal URL • http://www.polleverywhere.com/cjpipins
What questions do you have about strict scrutiny? • Send a text to 22333 • It must begin with the code 88091 • Ex: 88091 Who first articulated it?
Videos • www.xtranormal.com • Prof v. Hipster • Questions from a partner • Field searching
Videos • YouTube • UQ Law Review • The Dating Contract • A Fair(y) Use Tale • Bar and Grill Singers • Hearsay Exception
Crossword Puzzles • Easy to create • Free! • PC & Mac compatible • Can be used in distance learning • Eclipse Crossword • http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/
B-I-N-G-O! • Bingo template included • Versatile • No explanation needed (you hope!)
B-I-N-G-O! Words • Reference Librarians • Florida Coastal catalog • Public Records • Attorney General • Florida Dept. of Corrections • Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement • Silver Alert • My Florida.com • Social Security Death Index • Statistics
B-I-N-G-O! Words/Questions • Where should I go for help on my Pathfinder? Reference Librarians • Where can you find books on facts? Florida Coastal catalog • Can you see public records in Florida? Yes, Public Records • Who do you contact if an agency refuses to provide public records? Attorney General • Can I find out if someone is incarcerated? Yes-Florida Dept. of Corrections • Can I find sexual offenders by zip code? Yes, Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement • What is a silver alert? Silver Alert-when a person over 60 is missing. • Where do I go to register my car? My Florida.com • Where do I go to see if someone is dead? Social Security Death Index Where can I get Florida Statistics? Statistics from My Florida.com
Question: Name some research resources found in a library.
X X X X X X FAMILY FEUD 1) X X X X X X U.S. Code10 PERIOD 3 Librarians5 6) X X X X X X A.L.R. 9 2) X X X X X X FOSSIL 21 7) X X X X X X SEDIMENT 2 C.J.S.4 3) X X X X X X SHELLS 12 LexisNexis 8 8) X X X X X X LAYERS 2 Fla. Jur.3 JARASSIC 13 Westlaw 7 4) X X X X X X U.S.C.A. 2 DX 1 9) X X X X X X EONS 5 5) X X X X X X Am. Jur. 6 U.S.C.S. 1 10) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Family FeudCreated originally by Kerry Rasmussen.Re-created by Lora O’Neill 4/28/2008.email: email@example.comOriginal sound and graphic files from original file.www.be-a-gameshow-host.wikispaces.com
Game Templates • Templates for Family Feud, Jeopardy, Smarter than a 5th Grader and others can be found here: • http://be-a-gameshow-host.wikispaces.com/PowerPointTempates • And here: • http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/