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

VoiceThread:


Tutorials:
Introduction to VoiceThread
VoiceThread
Digital Natives
PDF Tutorial

Ideas:
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

Tutorials:

Google Tutorial
Video Tutorial

Ideas:
Map of school
Map of playground


PowerPoints And Word Documents:





Ideas:
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

Podcasts:


Tutorial:
Podcasting Tutorial



Ideas:
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

Vokis:


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.

Tutorial:
Slideshare Tutorial



Ideas:
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


Wikispace:
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

Ideas:
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