February 12 and 13, 2008 at Information Technology High School

Welcome


Reminder: "Go to" contacts within the iTeach team:


Upcoming Events

  • Next Tech Liaison Meetings @ Information Technology High School - March 3 & 4, 2008
  • TI - Nspire - Texas Instruments @ next Tech Liaison Meetings - March 3 & 4, 2008 @ITHS
  • Marco Torres - March 17, 2008 @ MS 202
  • Will Richardson - April 8, 2008 @ MS 202


Upcoming Conferences

Picture_6.pngCelebration of Teaching & Learning - March 7 & 8, 2008 - Manhattan Hilton Hotel



Picture_7.png NYSCATE - Hudson Valley Conference - March 8, 2008 - Wappingers Falls

NYSCATE - Metropolital Conference - May 16 & 17, 2008 - Rye Brook, NY









ISTE National Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for Students Handbook - Sept. 2007

Listed on Page 9 of Hand-Out - Note how sample projects listed by grade level tie into new standards. (www.iste.org)

Tech4Learning.pngTech4Learning Tech4Learning FAMIS info.pdf
Contact: Denise MacDevette - denise@tech4learning.com
Vendor Contract #: 1B73905 Vendor Code: TEC052
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Pics4Learning

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To see today's samples, go to: http://www.tech4learning.com/frames/samples.html


Hands-On Activities - Wikispaces

  1. Wikispaces for Teachers (Free) - http//www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers100k
  2. PB WIki (Free) - http://pbwiki.com/education.wiki
  3. Jotspot - http://www.jotspot.com
  4. Writing Wiki (Free) - http://www.writingwiki.org
  5. How to Use Wikis in Education - http://www.wikiineducation.com/display/ikiw/Home & http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/wikiedu

"Power Media Plus" - Mike Swirsky - mswirsky@schools.nyc.gov Power_Media_Plus.png

  • PowerMediaPlus is an educational media-on-demand service for teachers, that is similar to United Streaming.
  • Collections include 3,300 videos, 23,000 core concept clips, 6,000 audio files including speeches, audio books and music, 25,000 educational photos, clip art , images and illustrations, 5,000 print resources as well as a databank of 15,000 quiz questions and 1,000 pre-made quizzes.
  • School pass codes were distributed which allow site access.
  • Go to: http://powermediaplus.com

"Trouble - Shooting Tips" from OIT iTeach Tech Team - Wayne Demacque and Kin Fung Leung


Note: All links are listed in the above PowerPoint


Sussman Instructional Materials

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Bascom Products


- http://abcschool.globalchalkboard.com
  • Searchable by category (content area) and sub-category (unit study)



Flocabulary - Hip Hop in the Classroom - (click on the image to access the website)
Picture_4.pngWhat is Educational Hip Hop?
  • High Level of Engagement
  • Very Relevant - directly relates to students' lives
  • Rhyme and Music - very powerful memorization tools
  • Use of Technology - CDs
Currently geared towards 6 - 12. - Available for professional development and assemblies

Tabula Digita - Immersive Game-Based Learning for Math

Picture_5.pnghttp://www.dimension.com/nyc
  • Nt Etuk, VP Sales

Mini-Grant Opportunity: Application required by March 7th.
Schools must commit to 6 PD sessions (once per quarter between March 2008 and June 2009).
OIT will pay $3,000 out of total $4,500. Schools pay $1,525.


Certiport - Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

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Texas Instruments


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