Leaving a Legacy: Infusing Technology Into Legacy Projects
Regional Professional Development Schools Conferernce
: May 11, 2010
Presenters: Lori Menzel and Erin Stark


Introduction to VoiceThread
Digital Natives
PDF Tutorial

Virtual Tour of school
Introduction to teachers for beginning of the year
Tours or introductions for ELL students
Create a lesson for a specific grade level
Use for home/school connection
Display school wide rules

Google Maps:

View East Salisbury School in a larger map


Google Tutorial
Video Tutorial

Map of school
Map of playground

PowerPoints And Word Documents:

Lessons for all grade levels and content areas
Make a list of references (facts, links, resources, etc)
Dolch Word Lists/Vocabulary Words
Math Basic Facts
Post school rules


Podcasting Tutorial

Read Aloud for a book or a series of books
Record Math basic facts
Record vocabulary words and definitions for a theme
Record information about places for Social Studies
Record information about different Science topics


Get a Voki now!

A voki would be a great idea to help enhance a legacy project that will be placed on a website or wiki page.

Slideshare Tutorial

Record address and phone number of school
Record a summary of the school (Administration, how many teachers, and etc)
Use to record vocabulary for a theme or a Math unit
Record rules and routines for grade level, cafeteria, or school wide rules

A wikispace would be a great idea for a Legacy Project if a school or teacher doesn't already have a website to display information. Below is a link to my page filled with resources to make a wikispace.

Wikispace Resource

Display information and resources for students and parents
Help provide a way to establish home/school connections
Place to display daily homework, calendar of events, links for extra practice in reading, math, and other subjects