Description:

Web-based tools and apps continue to proliferate, giving librarians more to add to their arsenal, but it can be time consuming to determine which resources are worth exploring. In this session, participants will be introduced to several free web tools and apps that can impact how they impact visitors inside and outside the library walls. This is a great time to reflect on what is working and what is not. This session will help with your spring cleaning; we will weed out the old and replace it with the new!

Goals and Learning Objectives:

Goal:

Discover free web tools and apps that will help the library improve communication with the community and help people to contribute and function in today’s information technology society.


Learning Objective:

1. Improve participants knowledge and skills about free web tools and apps that can be effectively integrated into

everyday life.

2. Improve decision-making, productivity, and efficiency through the use of technology.

3. Improve equitable access to appropriate technologies among all stakeholders.


Essential Questions:

  • How is technology affecting our world?
  • How is technology affecting the 21st century workforce?
  • How can technology be effectively used in the library?
  • What principles should guide your approach for integrating technology in the library?
  • What do you do if you are not convinced you can integrate technology into your particular setting?


I CAN Statements:

  • I CAN use digital tools to design, develop, and present/publish a project that demonstrates my content knowledge and skills.” (Examples: documents, slide shows, videos, portfolios, websites, digital learning games, animations, digital storybooks, etc.)
  • “I CAN select from a variety of Web 2.0 tools and apps to use for educational and real-world tasks and justify the selection based on their efficiency and effectiveness.”


Sign of the Times!

Our New World!

Let's Pay Our Respects!

Out With Old Traditions!

.................................................................Attendance Reporting.......................................................................

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Let's Take Attendance

Download a free QR Reader, and scan the QR Code above. Answer the questions and click Submit.

....................................................................Real-Time Assessment............................................................

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AnswerGarden

Scan the QR Code above, and answer the question.

Answer Garden Example

Let's check our answers!

........................................................................Communication.....................................................................

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Let's Stay In Touch!

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..........................................................................Real Time Polling....................................................................

....................................................................Lights, Camera, Action.............................................................

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Let's Periscope

Use the Periscope app to keep others informed of important events, provide tutoring assistance, make announcements, etc.

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How-to Periscope Tutorial

Click here for instructions on how to start using Periscope.

........................................................................Interactive Information..............................................................

Nearpod

Here is an example lesson using Nearpod.

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Nearpod

Scan the QR Code above to go to a Nearpod lesson.

Class Code

BVOQZ

......................................................................Interactive Videos.....................................................................

Adobe Spark Example

.....................................................................Game-Based Learning.............................................................

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create.kahoot.it!

Let's take a break and play a game. Scan the QR Code to the right to go to the log in page.

........................................................................Virtual Reality...................................................................................

...........................................................................Backchannel............................................................................

Padlet

Click the pink + sign on the wall, and answer the questions.

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Scan the QR Code above to get to the Padlet wall.

......................................................................Contact Information..................................................................

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Visit The Website

The techteaching2 website can be found here.


Darlene Smith and Linda Weeks

techteaching2@gmail.com

423-258-2758

@techteaching2 on Twitter



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One Last Scan

Scan the QR Code above to go directly to the techteaching2 website.

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