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Reinventing the Wheel: Using the Internet to Engage Your Students

Presented By Chrissy Hand KGCS EdCamp August 15, 2013


Table of Contents Accessing Information BrainPop…………………………………………………………………………………3 Trackstar…………………………………………………………………………………4 Google Lit Trips……………………………………………………………………….5 Organizing Information

Lino………………………………………………………………………………………..6 Popplet……………………………………………………………………………………7 Bubbl……………………………………………………………………………………..8 Presenting Information Tagxedo…………………………………………………………………………………..9 GoAnimate…………………………………………………………………………….10 Issuu……………………………………………………………………………………..11 Prezi……………………………………………………………………………………...12 Narrables……………………………………………………………………………….13 Google Sites……………………………………………………………………………14 Other Helpful Information TodaysMeet……………………………………………………………………………15 ReviewGameZone…………………………………………………………………..16 PurposeGames……………………………………………………………………….17 SurveyMonkey……………………………………………………………………….18 Google Forms………………………………………………………………………..19 Scan.Me………………………………………………………………………………..20 Intel Education………………………………………………………………………21


BrainPop: Animated Video Database

http://www.brainpop.com/ 

UN: kinggeorgecounty PW: brainpop

Animated videos for all subjects

Great for webquests, research, unit introductions. Free educator resources also available! There’s an app for that!


TrackStar: Webquests

http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/ index.jsp  

Free membership– unlimited tracks Make tracks or use public ones– give students the track # for easy access Great for webquests, making several websites accessible at once Track # 449765 OR Track # 333625


Google Lit Trips: Live the Journey

http://googlelittrips.com/GoogleLit/ Home.html 

Free, but you fill out a 7 question survey

Choose a journey from the database

Great cross-curricular or enrichment activity, helps students visualize settings Must have GoogleEarth– Read manual


Lino: Online Bulletin Board

http://en.linoit.com/ 

Unlimited canvases (as far as I can tell)

Add sticky notes, files, videos and photos

Great for organizing information and creating a starting point for webquests, research and other online activities There’s an app for that!

http://linoit.com/users/chandkghs/canvases/KGCS%20EdCamp%202013


Popplet: Diagramming & Organization

http://popplet.com/ 

Free membership– 5 popplets

Make new or search public database

Great for brainstorming and organizing information There’s an app for that!

http://popplet.com/app/index.php#/1155799


Bubbl: Diagramming & Organization

https://bubbl.us/ 

Free membership– 3 mind maps

Make, import and export maps

Great for brainstorming and organizing information


Tagxedo: Word Clouds With Style!

http://www.tagxedo.com/ 

Free to use– no membership needed

Choose a shape or upload an image

Great for ice breakers, quizzes, or any project where students can use word association to showcase their learning


GoAnimate: Animated Videos

http://goanimate.com/ 

Free basic membership, $5/month for Plus

Limited templates and voices

Great for student projects, presentations

Videos can be created, but not played at school unless downloaded (only available with paid membership) http://goanimate.com/videos/0ML3JLf4tFVs/1


Issuu: Online Magazine

http://issuu.com/ 

Unlimited free online publications

Formats best when uploaded as PDF

Great for group projects, syllabi and class documents Publications are public– get MR forms!

http://issuu.com/kghs_sketch/docs/sketch_seussastein_shelebration_2013


Prezi: Better Presentations

http://prezi.com/ 

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Free membership– all publications public, 100 MB storage Use a template or start with a blank Great for group projects and teacher presentations There’s an app for that! (Viewing only)

http://prezi.com/2egkl4jqpmr4/reinventing-the-wheel/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy


Narrable: Online Storytelling

https://narrable.com/  

5 free narrables Add photos and audio (which can be added through computer mic or phone call) Great for presentations and student projects There’s an app for that! https://narrable.com/#narrables/79g1kp


GoogleSites: Wikis & Websites

http://sites.google.com/  

School membership– unlimited websites

Your ITL creates an email for each student; use Share permissions to decide who can see and edit each page Great for students wiki and website projects, as well as teacher websites

https://sites.google.com/a/kgcs.k12.va.us/kghs-hand-s-english-10-folk-lit-review/


TodaysMeet: Private Chat Room

http://todaysmeet.com/ 

Free, private chat rooms

Close your room in 2 hours-1 year

Great for group projects, silent discussions, etc. BUT you can’t moderate comments before they post, so be aware


ReviewGameZone: Educational Games

http://reviewgamezone.com  

Free membership

Make 10 question mini quizzes, students choose the game platform and play for a few minutes after every question they answer correctly

http://reviewgamezone.com/site/teacher-sort-game-list.php?id=11627&name=Christina%20Hand


PurposeGames: Educational Games

http://www.purposegames.com  

Free membership

Make quizzes from images– students click on the correct answer to the question, marked by a dot or a shape

http://www.purposegames.com/games?u=210138


SurveyMonkey: Surveys & Questions

http://www.surveymonkey.com/  

Free basic membership

Use templates or create from scratch, choose from 12 themes or create custom ones, choose from 15 types of questions.

Send through email, URL, or social media

Use for surveys, quizzes, etc. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/99TR269


Google Forms: Surveys & Questions

http://www.google.com/  

You already have a school membership

To create a survey, open a spreadsheet. Under Tools—Create form. You can easily share with anyone on the KGCS Google network, or with specific people only. http://tinyurl.com/m787yz9


Scan.Me: QR Code Generator

http://scan.me/  

Unlimited QR codes QR codes link to websites, contact information, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Add QR codes to classroom documents or use them with BYOD for research, scavenger hunts, etc. Students will need a free QR reader app to scan the codes.


Intel Education: Rubrics, Data & More

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/education/ intel-in-education.html?wapkw=education  

Free membership Assessing Projects (rubric database), Visual Ranking, Seeing Reason & Showing Evidence (data collection and analysis tools)


Reinventing The Wheel