Assignment #2 Online Instructional/Workshop Plan Notebook File Creation for SMART Boards

Camille Maydonik 36428084 ETEC 530 Constructivist Strategies for E-Learning Instructor: Dr. Samson Nashon University of British Columbia April 15, 2010

Workshop Description:
This workshop will help teachers to create SMART Notebook files through hands on practice and is appropriate for novice users of SMART Notebook software. Use this document along with the VoiceThread @ http://voicethread.com/share/1061437/ (link at the bottom left hand corner of this page, click on the small image of the world) to complete the three Hands-On Practice activities of this workshop.

Lesson Plan Participant Objectives:
· · · · · · · · Change background colour of a page. Create a shape using the shape tool and fill with colour, label. Create a line using the line tool and change colour. Type text, change default colour, and change colour. Use the Gallery to find images. Use the text tool to label categories. Create an activity using infinite cloner. Create a 1-2 page activity for your class.

Teaching and Learning Activities:
1. Orientation: Introduce the Gallery Tab and the Properties Tab to participants using VoiceThread. Participants complete Hands-On Practice #1. (Appendix A) 2. Elicitation: Participants will participate in a Think-Pair-Share activity using VoiceThread. Participants will share their completed example from Hands-On-Practice #1 and state any questions they may have. The instructors or other participants may reply using the VoiceThread. 3. Restructuring of Ideas: Introduce the Infinite Cloner to participants using VoiceThread. Participants complete Hands-On Practice #2. (Appendix B) Participants will share their completed example using VoiceThread which will allow them to clarify and exchange ideas, and construct and evaluate new ideas. 4. Application of Ideas Participants complete Hands-On Practice #3. (Appendix C) This will give participants the opportunity to use their new skills to create a 1-2 page activity for their classroom. 5. Review Participants will share their completed example from Hands-On Practice #3 using VoiceThread and will reflect back on how their ideas have changed by drawing comparisons between their thinking at the start of the workshop, and their thinking at the end of the workshop.

Evaluation Rubric

Appendix A: Hands-On Practice #1 Gallery/Properties Side Tabs

Gallery Tab - your turn! Try searching the following terms! Spinner Timer Protractor Froguts Group generator Dice

Appendix A: Hands-On Practice #1 Gallery/Properties Side Tabs

Properties Tab - your turn! Steps: · Change background colour of a page. · Create a shape using the shape tool and fill with colour, label. · Create a line using the line tool and change colour. · Type text, change default colour, and change colour.

Hands-on Create a sorting or matching activity for your classroom using the tools below: 1. Create shapes and fill with colour. 2. Use the Gallery to find images. 3. Use the text tool to label categories.

Appendix A: Hands-On Practice #1 Gallery/Properties Side Tabs: Example #1
Main Character
Supporting Character 1
Supporting Character 2

Title
Setting

Problem

Solution

Appendix A: Hands-On Practice #1 Gallery/Properties Side Tabs: Example #2

Drag and drop each object to the correct box below:

SOLID

LIQUID

GAS

Appendix B: Hands-On Practice #2 Interactivity

Replicate one of the following infinite cloner OR

activities

start creating your own activity using infinite cloner.

Appendix B: Hands-On Practice #2 Interactivity: Example #1

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Fri

Appendix B: Hands-On Practice #2 Interactivity: Example #2

Area?

Area?

Clone (drag & drop)

Clone (drag & drop)

What is the area in square units?

What is the area in square units?

Appendix C: Hands-On Practice #3 Create a 1-2 page activity for your class
Share your completed example from Hands-On Practice #3 using VoiceThread and reflect back on how your ideas have changed by drawing comparisons between your thinking at the start of the workshop, and your thinking at the end of the workshop. Thank you for participating!

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