Session: 1st Grade + Technology = Learning (K-3 Tech Tools)

Time: 10:45-11:45

Facilitator: Deanna Duray Little Elementary - 1st Grade Teacher
Technology Blog: http://teachertechness.blogspot.com/
1st Grade Teacher Blog: http://1stgradelittlelynx.blogspot.com/
Class Kidblog: http://kidblog.org/MrsDurays1stGradeClass/
Twitter: @dlpd17

Tech level: ALL
Application level: K-3
Learner should bring: laptop

Session Description: I'll be sharing the technology that I have embedded into my life as a 1st grade teacher and how it supports my students growth:

ISTE NETS for Students

•Demonstrate creativity and innovation
•Communicate and collaborate
•Use technology effectively and productively

ISTE NETS for Teachers
1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
3. Model Digital-Age Work and Learning
4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility
5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership

Curriculum Connections/ Instructional Impact:
Evernote: data collecting tool.
KidBlog: writing - creates an authentic writing experience.
iFlip Video Camera: used both to give parents the opportunity to be a "mouse" in the classroom and also used as a teaching tool when sharing videos with students.
1st Grade Website: parent communication and also provides links for students to continue their learning outside of school hours.
Storybird: digital writing opportunities.

Session Objectives / Goal: To introduce technology tools that support learning and help promote parent communication.

Session Agenda
  • Introduction
  • Overview of tools
  • Classroom/curricular uses of tool
  • Hands on time to explore these tools
  • Questions & Sharing of ideas and deeper understanding of tool uses