Week 5 (Due June 23rd)

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick

Links from class:

PhotoStory – windows software – tutorials

PowToon – online animated slides – Sample Flipped lesson from Summer ’14 

Glogster – online multimedia poster

Animoto – online music video creation – Sample for ED554

Storybird – online storytelling – Second Grade Sample

ZooBurst – online 3d popup

FreePlayMusic – copyright free music

Pixlr –  free online software to edit photos/images

Adobe Voice App – Easy app for iOS only

Apps – A great list of apps

FairUse Guidelines

Flipped Lesson Samples –

Phases of Matter – Physics

Photosynthesis – Elem. Science

Angles – Elem. Math

Phases of Matter – Physics

Finding Area – Pre-Algebra

Podcast Samples – 

Poetry – 2nd grade

Weather Forecast – 4th grade

Weather Facts – 4th grade

TIGER Beat Sports  – 4th grade

Required Reading/Exploring/Watching:

Check out the example of the lesson planning tool on TED-Ed @ http://ed.ted.com/on/TV4tnUj3 This is a resource and format that could help you start to Flip your classroom.

Read A Teacher’s Guide to Flipped Classrooms.

Read Podcasting article “Enhanced Podcasts” and explore and listen to at least one podcast on any of the BAM! Radio Channels

Read “High-tech vs. no-tech: D.C. area schools take opposite approached to education” and be prepared to discuss.

Read “Should all educators have a professional social media presence?” and be prepared to discuss.

Post 1 responses on your blog/class preparation:

– Provide a short summary (on your personal course blog) of  BAM! Radio podcast you listened to and answer this question, Are podcasts something you would consider for professional learning in the future?

– Explore your classmates blogs and post a comment on at least two blogs OR find at least two articles about Flipping the classroom or using Podcasting in the classroom and Tweet using the #ED554 hashtag

*Bring Headsets or Laptops for Podcast/Flipped Lesson Worksession. This class will offer the most in-class time to work on this assignment.


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