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UDL Modules

This page will host the UDL Modules. Below is the schedule of learning opportunities. Choose at least 2 to participate in, or more if you like.

 

 

 

Date Topic
Content
Platform
October 2011

Developing a Virtual Classroom

Interested in creating a virtual learning space that extends the walls of your classroom? Do you want to offer your students the opportunity to continue learning after the bell? Are you looking for a way to showcase your students ideas and work? Then this module is for you.

 

Launch the interactive module "Developing a Virtual Classroom" here. Throughout the module, you'll be directed to the STEM MI Champions Ning site to share your learning. Be sure to join the group "Virtual Classroom" to see the prompts and share your insights. Happy building!

 

What goes in to a virtual classroom.
Tools for creating your virtual classroom
Tools for improving your virtual classroom
On-line Module

* November 7 or 9

* Required viewing

STEM: Integrating STEM into PBL 

To view the recording of the webinar: http://remc.adobeconnect.com/p21ex3kxm7g/

To respond to the discussion prompt: "How can you create a lesson that results in group argument/debate and discussion on the same level as the "closed box" activity we saw in the science classroom video?"   please go to  http://stemmic.ning.com/profiles/blogs/stem-and-pbl?xg_source=activity

How STEM fits into Project Based Learning 
Webinar
April  2012

Cool Tools: Representing Content in Multiple Ways

Discover the secret to designing instruction that captures the interest and learning needs of your students.  Finding ways to reach all of your learners can be a challenge. Launch this module to uncover great resources for engaging students and delivering content in a variety of modalities to reach your entire class. You'll have a chance to explore digital resources (websites, interactive games, free digital tools) that you can use to support visual, auditory, linguistic, and kinesthetic learners.

 

Sneak Peak: two cool tools in the module: Mentor Mob - a visual way to create a learning playlist

Museum Box - build a visual timeline with video, images, text and sound.

 

Launch the interactive module "Cool Tools: Representing Content in Multiple Ways" here. At the end of the module, you'll be directed to the STEM MI Champions Ning site to share your learning. Be sure to join the group "Cool Tools - Representing Content" to see the prompts and share your insights with your colleagues.

Tools for designing engaging instruction including:
Video
Interactive Websites
Apps

Digital Tools

Lesson ideas

On-line Module

May 8, 2012

 

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Cool Tools: Augmenting Text / Digital Text

 

This webinar covers strategies and tools to support struggling readers. It explores where to find digital text and how to use it to support reading decoding, fluency and comprehension. It also describes where to find free software, tools and apps you can use with your students to help them make their way successfully through complex text.

To View the Recording of the Webinar:

http://remc.adobeconnect.com/p7apbgzv3gl/

 

To View the Prezi Presentation

http://prezi.com/n5am7hrn4-x7/cool-tools-augmenting-text/

 

Links to Tools Mentioned in the Presentation:

Cool Tools for Augmenting with Text to Speech: Free Tools
Read Please: http://www.readplease.com/

Natural Reader:  http://www.naturalreaders.com/index.htm

 

Tech Tools to Support Vocabulary Development

Quizlet with Images http://quizlet.com

Quizlet Apps: Quizard http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quizard/id366279755?mt=8

A+Flashcard Pro http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/a+-flashcards-pro/id395248242?mt=8

One Click Answers
Dictionary ToolTip http://www.dictionarytip.com/

 

Cool Tools for Activating Background Knowledge
Mentor Mob http://www.mentormob.com/learn/playlists/what-is-project-based-learning#embed

Inkling: A Textbook Case of Innovation http://vimeo.com/26935354
iBooks Gallery and Video: EO Wilson

Museum Box http://museumbox.e2bn.org/

Google Lit Trips http://www.googlelittrips.org/

 

Cool Tools for Before and During Reading

Cool Tools:
Spark Notes and App (with Readability) http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/mocking/

Readability http://www.readability.com

Wordle http://www.wordle.net/

Sparknotes App http://www.wordle.net/

Diigo http://diigo.com

 

Cool Tools for After Reading

Gliffy http://www.gliffy.com/gliffy/#
Idea Sketch on iPad http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/idea-sketch/id367246522?mt=8

 

 

 

Tools to support struggling readers.
Where to find flexible text.
Reading remediation vs Accommodation:

Knowing what to choose when.

Webinar

January 23, 2012

6:30 - 7:30

Using your Digital Backpack for Formative Assessment

This one hour session focuses on strategies for using the tools in your backpack to make the most out of assessment for learning. It covers the basics of what makes good formative assessment, strategies for folding the formative assessment process into your PBL units and ways to use technology to make
the formative assessment process more effective for you and your students.

 

To View the Recording of the Webinar:

http://remc.adobeconnect.com/p7xqves5jk8/

 

To View the Prezi Presentation

http://prezi.com/taaaplckfzw2/formative-assessment-and-mobile-tools/?kw=view-taaaplckfzw2&rc=ref-14802396

 

Links to Tools Mentioned in the Presentation:

Video: Using Technology for Formative Assessment at PS 101: http://vimeo.com/28788647

Tools for Assessing Students in Multiple Ways:

 

Tools for Providing Feedback

 

Tools to Support Student Self Assessment

 

Link to the Script from the Chat box during the webinar.

Strategies for including assessment to inform instruction and cool tools to ensure that all students are included in the assessment.

Webinar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Developing a Virtual Classroom - October Learning Module

Interested in creating a virtual learning space that extends the walls of your classroom? Do you want to offer your students the opportunity to continue learning after the bell? Are you looking for a way to showcase your students ideas and work? Then this module is for you.

 

Launch the interactive module "Developing a Virtual Classroom" here. Throughout the module, you'll be directed to the STEM MI Champions Ning site to share your learning. Be sure to join the group "Virtual Classroom" to see the prompts and share your insights. Happy building!

 

 

 

Cool Tools: Representing Content in Multiple Ways

Want to know the secret to designing instruction that captures the interest and learning needs of your students?  Interested in finding ways to reach all of your learners? Then this module is for you.

 

Launch this module to uncover great resources for engaging students and delivering content in a variety of modalities to reach your entire class. You'll have a chance to explore digital resources (websites, interactive games, free digital tools) that you can use to support visual, auditory, linguistic, and kinesthetic learners. At the end of the module you'll be directed to the STEM MI Champions Ning site to share your learning. Be sure to join the group "Representing Content in Multiple Ways" to see the prompts and share your insights.

 

     

 

 

 

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