Industry, Maine, USA
Sharon Betts is currently an Educational Technology Coordinator in Turner, Greene and Leeds,Maine, where she has worked for 3 years. Sharon has been in education for over 30 years, having taught at Iran Dokht, a girls’ high school in Iran, Dept. of Defense schools in Germany, and public schools in Ohio and Maine. She believes that technology should be a staple, not a privilege and is always striving to bring her passions, children and technology, together for the betterment of both. Sharon is a member of WoW2, Women of Web, the Webhead Class of 2006, and a Discovery and MarcoPolo Educator. She has presented on Open Source and web tools in education at local, state and national conferences. Her offline time is spent with her family and two leonbergers in the hills of Maine.
“Oodles of Googles”
This presentation is for teachers that wish to move student writing projects from paper to the web. Google applications will be demonstrated as tools for simplifying and collaborating through the four steps of producing a writing project: Investigation – research; Preparation – organization;Presentation – the product; and Summation – reflection / feedback / archiving. These tools are free and available with only an internet connection. Many colleges and businesses are beginning to take their work online. See how easy it really is.
http://k12online.wm.edu/intro.mov (43 sec. Run Time; mov; 2 MB)
http://k12online.wm.edu/investigation.mov (3:33 min. Run Time; mov; 38 MB)
http://k12online.wm.edu/preparation.mov (2:10min. Run Time; mov; 26 MB)
http://k12online.wm.edu/presentation.mov (4:33 min. Run Time; mov; 28 MB)
http://k12online.wm.edu/summation.mov (2:38 min. Run Time; mov; 25 MB)
http://k12online.wm.edu/summation_student.mov (2:38 min. Run Time; mov; 18 MB)
http://k12online.wm.edu/googling.mp3 (13:13 min. Run Time; mp3; 6 MB)