Header.gifWorkshop to be Presented on Monday June 25, 2012, at UCONN for the 2012 CWP Cohort

By Violet Jiménez Sims and Max Echevarría


Pre-workshop Survey










Reading Comprehension Question Activity






Technology Tools That Support Writing and Student Sample Activities



Google Docs



Animoto




Audacity




xtranormal






Web 2.0 Tool

Free Tool

Fee Based

Description

How were the tools used in the workshop?

EDU

Prezi
X

Presentation software; something different from Keynote or PowerPoint.
The presentation used this tool in addition to PowerPoint.

Google Docs (forms)
X

Google forms are free online surveys with customization.
Google forms are free and can replace Zoomerang surveys.

Google Docs (suite)
X

Suite that includes collaborative word processor, presentation, and spreadsheets software.
This tool was used as with the activity that had you work with your poem. A great, free alternative to MS Office.

Wikis
X

Web authoring site that offers easy expandability and collaborative environment.
The website and your on line posts for the comprehension activity used the wiki.
X
Animoto
X

Digital authoring tool that allows students to create online animated videos in just a few steps.
Student sample was provided. This site was also used to explore other student samples and for you to create your own video using your poem.
X
PhotoStory 3
X

Digital authoring tools along the lines of iMovie for use with Windows based Personal Computers
Not used in this presentation.

Glogster
X

Tool used to create online blogs for collaboration.
Not used in the presentation.
X
Xtranormal
X*

Tool that allows for the creation of online animation with voice software. Easy integration of writing skills.
Student sample was provided above, but not used in the presentation.
X
Wallwisher
X

Online sticky note environment for quick comments.
This was used for you to post your ideas on ELLs.

Audacity
X

Podcasting tool for digital storytelling.
Student sample was provided above, but not used in the presentation.

Zoomerang
X*
X
Online survey tool for asking questions and aggregating data into presentation slides.
The post-survey and evaluation of the workshop used this tool.

MyAccess

X
An online writing site that scores written responses and helps writer identify weaknesses and strenghs.
Not used in this presentation.

CTTeams Site
X

A great resource site that gives tutorials, a list of Web 2.0 tools, and other professional resources.
A PD resource for you or your school.
X
X* = Limited accessibility; see terms of use.

Google Docs Link for Haiku Activity: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Dzb7BMewfYew3zu9Y37iEiKQAbDD1yEbWFgtzLqU4Pg/edit

ELL Resources

Click on the links below for Web-based ELL Resources;

Post-Workshop Survey

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