Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

 

Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

 

AudioBook

 

Doreen  Pietrantoni:  Doreen_pietrantoni@boces.monroe.edu

Liesl Toates: liesl_toates@boces.monroe.edu

 

Goals  &  Objectives:  

  • Uncover  Literacy  Opportunities  using  Technology

  • Explore  and  Experience  Resources  &  Databases

  • Experience  how  Literacy  and  Technology  Enriches  Learning

Kickstart Conversation: https://answergarden.ch/618227

 

Opening  Video  – Primary example on how to use mobile devices for ready literacy.

Opening  Activity:  

  • •Open  Schoology  App  on  iPad,  log  in  or  create  an  account.  Join  our  Course (Join Code: GP9TB-KNH37)

  • Learn  about  the  difference  between  the  App  and  computer  usages

  • •Learn  the  nuances  of  Schoology  and  how  to  use  for  reading  and  writing  and  to  address   Common  Core  Learning  Standards

  • Questioning Techniques – how to create engaging questions which promote inquiry

  • These types of interactions work on all Learning Management Systems such as Google Classroom, Moodle, and Microsoft Classroom – Article Of Interest 

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OverDrive  

 

overdriveOverview  -­  Navigating  OverDrive and using OverDrive tools to highlight and take notes. OverDrive is App and web-based. Student log into OverDrive with their district school computer log in.

 

Let’s explore! Take some time to explore the above resources.

 

Regroup/Discussion:

Share what you like/don’t like. Turn to the person to your right and discuss how to use OverDrive in your classroom

 

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Book  Creator App    

BookCreatorApp

Book Creator allows students and teachers to create books which can be saved and shared via the iBooks App.

 

Book Creator Books Include:

Let’s explore! Take some time to explore the above resources.

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Epic

Epic! provides an unlimited selection of eBooks that can be instantly discovered, read and personalized for each individual reader. Epic! provides kids with a free personal library they can take anywhere.. Epic! is available on all iOS and Android devices.

Quick Start Guide 

 

Let’s explore! Take some time to explore the above resources.

Regroup/Discussion:

Share what you like/don’t like. Answer Schoology Discussion #1

 

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Databases

NYS Archives: http://www.archives.nysed.gov

Rosen Spotlight eBooks: https://rosenlearningcenter.com

UN: Monroe1  PW: BOCES

Newsbank *NEW* – Teachers will access through their school libraries. Each link is different.

 

Let’s explore! Take some time to explore the above resources.

 

Regroup/Discussion:

Share what you like/don’t like. Answer Schoology Discussion #2

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NewsELA/Wonderopolis

These resources allow for engaged, non-fiction reading in which teachers can select NewsELAthe lexile levels (News ELA).

NewsELA includes anchor standards with many of the articles. Students and teachers will need an account in order to access NewsELA articles.

 

Wonderopolis shares wonders of the day and will read the article to students.

 

Let’s explore! Take some time to explore the above resources.

 

Regroup/Discussion:

Share what you like/don’t like. Answer Schoology Final Discussion

 

 

Closing  Video

Lesson Template

Evaluation   – www.monroe.edu/pd/evaluation

 

Updated January 2018
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