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This podcast is part of the series: Quick Picks for Teachers
Moody Jr. High School,
St. Clair County Schools
Animoto takes either your personal images or images from Picasso, Facebook, SmugMug, Photobucket or Flickr and puts them into a slideshow package with sound and professional transitions. It will also let you upload videos or import them from other sites. This makes a nice presentation for school projects.
Content Areas: Professional Development
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[TC2] (6-8) 2: Publish digital products that communicate curriculum concepts.
[TC2] (6-8) 14: Use digital tools to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
[ELA2010] (7) 25: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources. [W.7.6]
AQTS_1.A.2: Academic Discipline(s) [Knowledge of ways to organize and present content so that it is meaningful and engaging to all learners whom they teach (pedagogical content knowledge).]
AQTS_2.A.6: Human Development [Ability to use knowledge about human learning and development in the design of a learning environment and learning experiences that will optimize each student's achievement.]
AQTS_2.B.5: Organization and Management [Ability to plan and implement equitable and effective student access to available technology and other resources to enhance student learning.]
AQTS_2.B.8: Organization and Management [Ability to organize, allocate, and manage the resources of time, space, and activities to support the learning of every student.]
AQTS_2.C.5: Learning Environment [Ability to create learning environments that increase intrinsic motivation and optimize
student engagement and learning.]
AQTS_2.C.6: Learning Environment [Ability to use individual behavioral support plans to proactively respond to the needs of all
AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]
AQTS_4.D.4: Learning Styles [Ability to design learning experiences that engage all learning styles.]
ASIL_1.17: [Ability to monitor and assess instructional programs, activities, and materials]
NETS for Teachers 2008
3. Model Digital-Age Work and Learning
Teachers exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an innovative professional in a global and digital society. Teachers:
||demonstrate fluency in technology systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations.
collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation.
||communicate relevant information and ideas effectively to students, parents, and peers using a variety of digital-age media and formats.
model and facilitate effective use of current and emerging digital tools to locate, analyze, evaluate, and use information resources to support research and learning.