General Technology Integration Ideas
Use Inspiration, Kidspiration, or an online graphic organizer like bubbl.us or Graphic Map from ReadWriteThink to help brainstorm or think through ideas.
Use digital cameras to take photos of:
- Things around school that start with the letter a, b, c…
- Nouns, verbs, adjectives, rhyming words
- Angles, patterns
- Types of clouds, types of trees
- Concepts such as citizenship, solution/mixture
- How to perform a skill (use a piece of equipment, kick, throw, cook)
Put the photos into a PowerPoint presentation, Word document or other tool to elaborate on the concept learned.
Conduct research using the Internet as a resource. Check to see what databases your school has access to. Ask your mentor teacher or media specialist how to access these sites. SCETV also has excellent web resources available at http://www.knowitall.org. Don’t forget to remind students about citing sources and avoiding plagiarism.
Have students create a digital video such as:
Public service announcement
Performing a skill (kicking, throwing, playing an instrument)
Have students produce an audio recording such as:
Have students graph:
Weather patterns (temperature, etc.)
Compare forecasts with the actual weather
Resting and active heart rate
Temperatures in different cities
Nutritional information for different foods (calories, fat content, protein)