Breakout Session

Monday Evaluation

Using Web 2.0 Tools and Interactive Technology to Increase Student Literacy

Kathleen Stalnaker

12/12/11, 8:00 AM-8:50 AM
Millennium Forum North

Students need to understand the written language they encounter, as well as the visual images they see. This session will define 21st-century learning and address how to use Web 2.0 tools, gaming in the classroom and interactive technology to increase student literacy and foster 21st-century learning skills.

Links and/or Materials:

TIES Presentation .pdf

My 9th grade English Syllabus and Guild Honor Guide. Feel free to use or adapt in any way to your suit your own needs. I created the originals in Comic Life.
engl 9 syllabus.pdf
guild honor.pdf

This link documents the challenge based research journey I took in my quest to find ways to engage students and increase student literacy with Web 2.0 tools and interactive technology. It is this journey that serves as the basis for this presentation.
My Challenge Based Research Website

Contact me at:
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Visit my school web page at:
MACCRAY Schools Web Page
Choose the Sr High tab, click on Faculty, find the link to Kathy Stalnaker.

Additional Resources:
This tutorial addresses creating work on the iPad and then turning it in through Edmodo.
turn it in edmodo upload
Reading Fluency Check Using Podcasting
Reading Fluency Tutorial
Video Poem Directions