Technology integration at Dover Sherborn happens seamlessly throughout the districts in various classrooms. As part of each Technology Plan Supplement, the focus on teaching and learning includes the integration of digital resources to enhance the educational experience and provide students with the necessary skills to be active participants in the 21st Century.
TECHNOLOGY TEACHERS and INTEGRATORS
WEBSITES & BLOGS
Chickering Elementary School Technology Teacher/Integrator: Stephen Harte
Pine Hill Elementary School Technology Teacher/Integrator: Teresa Bien-Aime
LINK TO RESOURCES
Dover Sherborn HS Librarian: Paul Butterworth
Dover Sherborn MS Librarian: Olive Woodward
Chickering Elementary School Librarian: Cheryl Chase
Pine Hill Elementary School Librarian: Laurie Ryan
Integrators and librarians from each school have highlighted topics of interest and provided resources to share. Below are some additional overall links about technology in education.
35 Digital Tools that Work with Bloom's Taxonomy by Felecia Young
1. Creating – In creating, students create projects that involve video editing, storytelling, video casting, podcasting, and animating. Digital tools to allow students to create include: Story Kit, Comic Life, iMovie, and GoAnimate.com, SonicPics, Fotobabble, and Sock Puppet. (In addition to Felecia's list, Little Bird Tales and VoiceThread are great apps as well!)
2. Evaluating – In evaluating students show their understanding of a topic or participate in evaluating a peers understanding of a topic. Digital tools to allow students to evaluate include: Google Docs, Poll Everywhere, Socrative, BrainPOP, and Today’s Meet.
3. Analyzing – In analyzing students complete tasks that involves structuring, surveying, outlining, and organizing. Digital tools to allow students to analyze include: Corkboard.me, Poll Everywhere, SurveyMonkey.com, Study Blue, Keynote, and Stickyboard. (In addition to Felecia's list, Inspirationand Popplet are great apps as well!)
4. Applying – In applying students illustrate, present, demonstrate, and simulate. Digital tools that allow students to apply include: ScreenChomp,SonicPics, QuickVoice, Fotobabble, Keynote, Podomatic, and Skype. (In addition to Felecia's list, ShowMe and ExplainEverything are great apps as well!)
5. Understanding – In understanding students explain, blog, subscribe, categorize, annotate, and tweet. Digital tools to allow students to understand include: PowerPoint, Google Blogs, Fotobabble, Bit.ly, Twitter, and neu.Annotate.
6. Remembering – In remembering students recall, bookmark, list, search, create mindmaps, and write. Digital tools to allow students to remember include: Pages, Google Docs, Study Blue, Bit.ly, and Wordle.
Overall, EverNote is a wonderful app to help students create, organize and save a repository of notes, projects and other school-related work.