Showcase Idea Guide


21st Century Learners Showcase Idea Guide

Display Ideas

· Recreate a Mini-21st Century Classroom complete with your Smart Board/Pad, projector, Document Camera, and/or Classroom Response System (clickers)
· Demonstrate the 21st century use of simple tools: digital camera, video camera, digital microphone, flip video camera, computer, iPod
· Display student work and have them explain (demonstrate) how they did the work · Set up a Skype video conference and conduct one “live” or record a skype conference from your class · Demonstrate the use of a “Green Screen” using · Demonstrate the use of Camtasia for creating screencasts (tutorials for mastering particular skills) · Broadcast live in your own webcast · Create an interactive display board so that guests can get a feel for the tools used in your classroom · Display student and teacher work, projects, pictures, and other artifacts of students using technology to learn · Display the steps of a webquest created by your students · Demonstrate the effective use of gaming for learning · Include lots of pictures, artifacts, actual equipment/tools, etc.

Web Tool Possibilities

· Blogs and Wikis – Blogger, Edublogs, Wikispaces, Wetpaint: · Podcasting – Audacity, gCast: · Video – Viddler, One True Media, Brain Pop, United Streaming, Hippocampus: · Storytelling – Voicethread, Our Story · Power Point – Slide Share, Author Stream: · Photos – flickr, Picasa, Animoto, Big Huge Labs, Glogster: · Social Bookmarking – delicious, stumbleupon, diggo: · Webcasts – Ustream, Mogulus: · Surveys and Polls – Survey Monkey, Poll Daddy: · Timelines – Our Story, All of Me, Dipity: · Text Generators – CoolText, Wordle, Logomaker: · Google Tools – Docs, Earth, Alerts, Sites, Calendar, etc: · Quizzes – Quizlet, MyStudiyo: · Avatars – Voki, WeeMee · Scrapbook – Mixbook, Scrapblog: · Comics – Make Believe Comics, Bitstrips · Mindmapping – Mindmeister, Mindomo · Video conferencing - Skype · RSS – iGoogle, Pageflakes · Other – Gliffy, Scratch, Mango Jigzone, Blabberize
Computer Program Possibilities
· Windows Movie Maker · Photo Story 3 · Camtasia · Hot Potatoes · Pinnacle Studio - Green screen program · Office programs – Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher