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- 1. Deer Park Tech Subscriptions2012-2013Resources for Secondary Teachers and StudentsEllen Robertson, PD facilitator
2. How Do I Get There? For now, use the addresses and username and passwordconvention CONFIDENTIAL handout sent via emaillast October. A new one is being developed now and willbe sent in the next few weeks 3. What if there are log-in issues? Call the IT Help Desk at 274-4380 with your info! 4. What if I need help in understandinghow to use the subscription? Your Computer TA may be the first line of defense Is there a colleague already using the subscription? Use the Tech Integration Help Request Form:http://tinyurl.com/deerparkhelp 5. What can they do for me or my students?Take a look at these summaries andnote how they might fit in with your curriculum.. 6. Discovery Education www.discoveryeducation.com THOUSANDS of curriculum related videos searchableby standards Middle School Science activities, interactives, readingmaterials and assessments Set up your classes and assignmaterials/activities/quizes 7. BrainPop and BrainPop ESL www.brainpop.com Animated curricular content Aligned to Common Core--- searchable by standards movies, quizzes, games, mobile apps, experiments,activity pages, See the BrainPop tour and BrainPop ESLhttp://www.brainpop.com/about/tour/ 8. Castle Learning https://www.castlelearning.com/ web-based review, testing, and assessment tools for teachers andstudents in the areas of Math, Social Studies, Science, English, andForeign Languages All resources aligned to common core Create assessments from huge database of questions Instant grading and reporting to drive instruction State testing prep resources 9. Deer Park Google Apps apps.deerparkschools.org COLLABORATION tools for teachers and students:documents, spreadsheets, presentations, websitedevelopment, calendars Keep all your files in the cloud and access fromanywhere Extremely useful for group projects and accounting forstudent progress 10. Enchanted Learning members.enchantedlearning.com 30,000 web pages of content viewable by topic Find curricular info on site index New topics added daily 11. Voicethread https://www.deerpark.ed.voicethread.com Interactive, multimedia slideshow that holds images,documents, videos that can be commented on by whomeveryou allow, through typing, microphone, webcam. What does a Voicethread look like? A student produced Voicethread See how to make a Voicethread in 1 minute 12. Wikispaces http://www.deerparkschools.wikispaces.net/ Tool to EASILY create COLLABORATIVE websites byteachers and/or students Used in MANY different ways: study guides, vocabularylists, research projects, travelogues, field trip synopsis,class FAQs, class newspapers, Many more ideas for using a wiki 13. Will these tools be useful to you and your students? Will any ENGAGE your students in a topic more thanin a past way? Will any make your practice easier/more efficient so thatyou can concentrate on other things? Will any help you to integrate both technology andCommon Core Standards into your practice? Where do you go from here? Do you need support?In which subscriptions are you most interested?