It is time to CONNECT, COLLABORATE and CREATEthe AWESOME.Welcome to All About Arcola Night.Expectations for your students:Daily technology use: log ins, log outs, printing, saving, searching, creating, presenting, communicatingAcceptable, respectful and responsible useGrow as a productive digital citizen: copyright free use, citations, explorationsExpectations for parents:Questions? Check team and teacher pages for homework assignments and upcoming project deadlinesKeep tabs on the Parent Portal of your student's progress
What does every student get?
Arcola operates in three different platforms:
desktop/laptop/Microsoft suite and Windows 10
Google chrome books/ all Google all cloud
ipads/ itouch/ Mac suite with Google accessPersonalized log in...personalized student profile...must log in and remember to log outIf a student forgets a password, access the Arcola Home page and click the button for Account Management Portal
Centralized printing...print from any computer to printer in Source
Access that is 24/7 with any internet connectionVirtual locker vs Google DrivePresentations:Most projects can be published and accepted in multiple formats.Video production: Windows Movie Maker, iMotion/iMovie, web based site like Animoto or PowtoonPodcasts: laptops and ipads are microphone and camera enabled for audio and/or video productionBook creation: Simplebooklets, PowerPoint, Book CreatorWebsites: Google sites, wikispaces, KidblogPublishing: Word, Google Docs, Word for MacPower point/slideshows: PowerPoint, Slides, Keynote, Explain EverythingDemonstrations:The following websites can be used to demonstrate mastery in any curriculum. These websites are a sampling of the more popular websites used in various classes throughout the year. On most sites, teachers assign students a guest account that is used to generate a skills based project. Once the project has been graded, it is recycled for use with another class and access to the account is changed.Powtoon - creates a video production from individual animated slidesEdmodo - classroom centered website that allows teachers to send notifications and collect assignments electronicallySimplebooklet - creates a book that can be customized to turn the pages simulating a real bookVoki - customize your own talking avatar to explain concepts, review a novel, or describe a character's lifeAnimoto - creates professional looking video trailers using the content inserted by studentsPrezi - power point presentation extreme...caution...can cause motion sicknessQuizlet - student generated vocabulary/content review through a variety of exercises, games and testsVideolicious - simple fast way for making a video to demonstrate knowledge in one class period (app on ipads)Kahoot - healthy competition to measure learning in a quick, fun fashion