Digitizing Literacy Tasks for the Primary Classroom
Listen and learn : Lecture
Sunday, June 23, 8:30–9:30 am
Location: Room 124
We'll focus on how you can use technology to emphasize literacy in 1:1 classrooms. This is a hands-on session for teachers in primary 1:1 classrooms.
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Seesaw App, Flipgrid App, Google Slides|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Creativity and productivity tools|
|Subject area:||Language arts, ESL|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
Participants will learn how to transform their traditional primary literacy activities. This session focuses on creating a technology-enriched learning environment for literacy instruction. Participants will learn how to integrate technology within a balanced literacy program in a primary classroom. The session is a hands on session for primary teachers with a 1:1 classroom. Digital tools: Flipgrid- giving students a voice. Seesaw- showcasing learning in a variety of ways, Google Apps for Education with a focus on primary grade and use of templates.
5 mins: Introduction and opening questions from the audience.
30 mins: Demonstration of and participation in the Seesaw platform and explore types of learning activities. Participants will experience both teacher and student user interfaces.
10 mins: Demonstrate the use of QR Codes and explore student examples and view templates for Google Slides.
10 mins: Demonstration of and participation in Flipgrid and explore student examples.
5 mins: Final questions and sharing of online resources.
Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning from Static to Dynamic by Kasey Bell
The Google Infused Classroom Paperback – July 15, 2017
by Holly Clark and Tanya Avrith
Google Apps for Littles: Believe They Can by Christine Pinto and