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Shared by KY graduate student and some surprises for me:
Essential Hardware and accessories for the classroom teacher
- Apple laptop computer with built-in camera and wireless connectivity
- SuperDrive (CD/DVD playing and recording
- Digital camera
- Thumb drive for quick and mobile storage of information
- Printer located in room or workroom
- Projector-presentation, PowerPoints/videos on instruction
- Scanner- use to scan documents and help organize yourelf/operate in a paperless classroom. Scan hard copies of documents to convert to PDF files and upload into a digital classroom or other digital platform
- External hard drive-back up all files
- Palm/handheld device/smartphone-access calendar to keep track of schedules and dates/check email/collaborate
- Smartboard- can be used/integrated with interactive educational software
Essential Software for the classroom teachers
- Microsoft Office: Word for word processing, Excel for spreadsheets, PowerPoint for certificates, slideshows, outlines.
- Image Blender is nice because it allows students to edit and have fun with digital photos. They can put a cool frame around their photos, or curl the edges, or draw on it. It’s a great application to resize photos. It also comes with a nice instruction booklet with good ideas to get the kids started.
- Dance Mat Typing http://www.dancemattypingguide.com/ -help students learn how to type using the home row on the keyboard and practice
- Stationery studio
- Help students write letters by allowing them to choose a template
- Use it to create notes/reminders
- Print sheets to practice handwriting/letters
- Subscription to Discovery Streaming
- Smart Note Book Collaborative Learning Software
Source: Education World. (2007). Hardware and Software Essentials. Retrieved fromhttp://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech239.shtml
List compiled by education graduate student:
Microsoft Office-With this software you can create documents within Word not only by you the teacher but by the student. It has capabilities, for the student they can use it for writing, editing and revising documents. For the teacher you can use it for creating documents like lesson plans, calenders, certificates etc. the possibilities are endless. You can do much of the same with Publisher but you can create newsletters, flyers and other items you may need to help in the classroom. Excel can be used to make spreadsheets for progress monitoring and organizing student information. Powerpoint for presentations, Outlook for email, OneNote for collaborating, and One Drive for storage.
Infinite Campus-As discussed last week, it is used to access student information; grades, documentation, etc.
Read Write Gold-Text reader used to give accommodations to students.
Google Chrome (Drive)-Can be used to to store and organize documents for easy access and for collaboration.
Edplan & Goal Tracker-Used to keep track of student IEP goal monitoring and provides graphs and charts when needed for collaboration or ARC meetings.
Lexia & Reading Plus-Reading and Language skill building programs to help those who struggle and to enrich those who need growing.
Compass & MobyMax-Reading and Math skill building programs to help those who struggle and to enrich those who need growing.
Computer/ChromeBook-Use to communicate, store information, access software and internet, etc.
SmartBoard-Interactive way for students to say engaged. The teacher can access the internet on larger screen, allow students to write on the board, show tutorial videos, use clickers to get real-time results for surveys and assessments.
IPad-Allows students to access internet and use software so that it is more portable.
Projector-Makes it easier for a larger group to see a presentation.
Scanners-Scan documents for sharing and uploading.
Printers-to print worksheets and documents.
DVD drives/players-allows text on disks to be played for text readers and gives the teacher a way to play recorded videos or movies that may relate to subject matter.
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