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USD 475 Technology Task Force. Easy Technology T ools for STUDENT ENGAGEMENT. Abby Gigous K-1 Instructional Coach Seitz Elementary [email protected] Enhancing Y our Instruction. 1. 3. 2. After. Before. During.

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Easy technology t ools for student engagement

USD 475 Technology Task Force

Easy Technology Tools forSTUDENT ENGAGEMENT

Abby Gigous

K-1 Instructional Coach

Seitz Elementary

[email protected]


EnhancingYour Instruction

1

3

2

After

Before

During

As we go, feel free to share your own ideas and classroom experiences


Before

1

Before

Fun, easy and engaging ways to begin your year or lesson


Getting to know you
Getting to Know You..

SIMON

Follow the patterns of the lights and sounds. Great to work on active listening in the beginning of the year, as well as following directions.

Bouncy Balls

Most likely your student do not know what you expect when it comes to noise level throughout the day. Use this tool to help students monitor noise in the classroom.


Every weekday a new Wordle is posted for you and your students to view.

Once you think you know the answer, hover over the Wordleto see if you are correct.

Not just Wordle, it’s “Guess the Wordle!”

First things first....

The Wonders of the Day will help you find learning moments in everyday life. This is site is run by the National Center for Family Literacy and can help directing passion in learners and igniting their wonder.

If not in the classroom, maybe you can use this with your own children?!

Wonderopolis


transl8it!(trans-late-it)

This site is simple to use. Just type in your SMS, text, emoticon, smiley, slang or chat room lingo and let transL8it! convert it to plain English -- OR -- type in your phrase in English and convert it to SMS TXT lingo slang!

First things first....

Possible uses: Post learning objective or essential questions


During

2

DURING

Fun, easy and engaging ideas to use during instruction


Student selector tools
Student Selector Tools

No more pulling sticks...


Engaging student selectors
Engaging Student Selectors

This tool has options to save your class(+), remove names once selected, clear darts after each throw, and reset names. You can also increase the rate of your dart throw. What a fun student selector!

Not as many options as the dartboard, but still fun for your class. The user controls when the selector stops and starts.

Click for Game of the Month!


Random names and groupings
Random Names and Groupings

http://www.superteachertools.com/

Click above link and below links for Miss Gigous’ Class

Create Groups of 2-10 Quickly

Creates your own link!!


Buzzers rock
Buzzers Rock!!

Buzzers are great when playing review types games. Here is a set of online buzzer tools that will get your kids excited and begging to be called on!!

This buzzer will quickly show which team tapped in first. Also has game show sounds and flashing lights!

Not as flashy, but still fun for students with “Chan!” and “Chan! Chan!” noises!!


Buzzers rock1
Buzzers Rock!!

Buzzers are great when playing review types games. Here is a set of online buzzer tools that will get your kids excited and begging to be called on!!

Personalize this buzzer with the topic and team names. There is also a timer option. Click on ‘note for teacher’ in the bottom left corner for helpful tips.

Spice it up for Christmas!! This version has fun animations and music!


Buzzers rock2
Buzzers Rock!!

Buzzers are great when playing review types games. Here is a set of online buzzer tools that will get your kids excited and begging to be called on!!

Get even more teams involved! This is from the same website.

Use this as a scoreboard or for graphing purposes.


Fridge magnets for a variety of activities such as alphabetizing spelling vocabulary poetry
FRIDGE MAGNETSFor a variety of activities such as alphabetizing, spelling, vocabulary, poetry

Magnetic Poetry has 8 online kits! All have the ability to add more words, start over, save, and share your poems!

Fridge Magnets

from BookBox

http://www.twittermagnets.com/


As they are working
As they are working....

Motivate your students to manage their behavior and work productively with this live video feed.

Wild Earth TV is a site that streams (mostly) live video of animals in their natural habitats from several sites all around the world.


Love youtube but worried about what might pop up
Love YouTube, but worried about what might pop up?

View Pure is a simple little tool that strips YouTube viewing of all of the distractions of related videos, comments, and promoted videos. To use View Pure just copy the link of a video into the "purifier," click create, and your video will be displayed on a blank white background.

This is a very nice surprise and a must see! Celebrate the 100th day with a video of people aging from year 1 up to 100!

Click ViewPure image on left to view the pure version.



I a good timer
I  a Good Timer!

http://www.online-stopwatch.com/classroom-timers/


Seating charts and room arrangements
Seating Charts and Room Arrangements


Teach your students how to search the web
Teach your students how to search the web

http://www.google.com/educators/posters.html


After

3

AFTER

Fun, easy and engaging things to do and use after instruction


Spell with FLICKR

It's super simple- just type in the words you'd like and it's searches through Flickr's pictures to find letters for you. If you don't like one of the letters, just click on it to get a different one. Each of the letters must be saved individually by right clicking or you must take a screen shot of your word.


GEO Greeting

On this site you simply type in a word and it finds buildings that when photographed from above, look like letters. Such a neat idea!


Iconscramble

This site is similar to the rest. You simply type in a word and icons with your letters pop up! Hover over the icons to find their roots!


Online stories

Why not try

Online Stories?!


Why read

Online stories??

Check out these sites

  • Students love it

  • Great for snack time

  • Complete some quick progress checks

  • Build fluency with repeated readings

  • Many times students can read along.


Why read

Online stories??

  • Students love it

  • Great for snack time

  • Complete some quick progress checks

  • Build fluency with repeated readings

  • Many times students can read along.


But wait there s more

?

But wait…There’s More!

Since we have some time still.....just a few more sites worth sharing!!


Just gotta share
Just Gotta Share....

Study Jams, from Scholastic, is a fantastic collection of over 200 learning resource collections. Study Jams are videos, slide shows, and step by step explanations for science and math that will have your students discovering everything from invertebrates to the water cycle and the rule of divisibility. Each Jam includes a teaching video/step-by-step/slide show, key vocabulary, and a test yourself section where they can practice what they have just learned.

Math Pickle is a great site full of math videos for kids grades K-12. There problems are called $1,000,000 problems and include both Powerpoints explaining the problems as well as handouts for kids to use when solving the problems.


Just gotta share1
Just Gotta Share....


Easy Technology Tools forSTUDENT ENGAGEMENT

Have fun, its contagious!


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