Using Technology Tools in the Classroom to Actively Engage Students in the Learning Process. By Mrs. Teresa Jackson Dutchtown High School Follow me on twitter @TheeTechTeacher. QR Codes. What is a QR Code? A QR Code is a digital image that can be scanned with a camera. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Using Technology Tools to Engage Students in the Learning Process
Using Technology Tools in the Classroom to Actively Engage Students in the Learning ProcessByMrs. Teresa JacksonDutchtown High SchoolFollow me on twitter @TheeTechTeacher
What is a QR Code?A QR Code is a digital image that can be scanned with a camera.
How can QR Codes be used in the classroom?Students can scan with a mobile device.QR Codes can take users to any URLThey can be placed anywhere for easy access.
Why are teachers using QR Codes?They take students directly to a websiteSaves timeEliminates frustrationTo energize lessonsDifferentiation
Websites for Creating QR Codesqrstuff.comgoqr.me
Websites for Creating Audio QR Codesrecordmp3.orgRecord audio from your web browser and get a link to turn it into a QR codeqrvoice.netType in text and it will turn it into a QR code that uses a computer voice to read your words.Remind 101 or Remind
Remind is a safe way for teachers to text, message students, and stay in touch with parents.Its FREE
Apps for Video Creation
Example of an Educreation lesson from a 4th graderhttp://bit.ly/1nyKvgi
is a free online and mobile toolIt provides a safe way for your class to connect and collaborateIt allows you to:Post notesShare contentCreate assignments and quizzesBlog
Create writing projects for your studentsCreate groups inside of groups or multiple groupsCreate a Sub-HubIt provides a means for mobile learning By integrating the Edmodo app into the classroom curriculum, learning will become interactive anytime and anywhere.
Whats New to EdmodoThe program called Edmodo Snapshot
Evernote is a great tool:For organization (create notebooks, folders, etc.)To take a picture of the whiteboard during class time and share notes with all studentsEasy to share class notes, power points, etc. by sharing a note with students or parentsStore worksheets, study guides, videos
Evernote is a great tool:Create and maintain electronic portfolios for students Students can organize and share their own notes with the teacher or each otherRecord lectures and easily review them on other devices.Dropbox
Dropbox is great tool to use to store and sync document and files across computers, tablets, and smart phones.Dropbox
Google Forms(Google Drive)
Google Forms is a free tool from Google that allows you to do the following:Create forms, surveys, quizzes, and suchShare the forms with othersAllow others to complete the forms onlineCollect all the responses in a spreadsheetProvide you with helpful summaries of the collected data with charts and graph
You can also use Google forms to create assessments, exit tickets, and bell-ringers.
Google Forms(Google Drive)
Please complete survey at http://bit.ly/1nau1JC