Moodle Magic: Making the Most of Your Online Classroom
Taking advantage of the discussion forum and resources found in your online writing classroom provided by the grant in order to be able to use the online classroom more effectively with your students.


Agenda


Dates:Feb. 14, 2011
Topic: Moodle Magic: Making the Most of Your Online Classroom

Time
Topic
Resources
3:45
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Carolyn Semet and Beth Richards, Technology Innovation Specialists

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READ about Moodle
4:00
Welcome

Carolyn Semet and Beth Richards, Technology Innovation Specialists
csemet@schools.nyc.gov and brichar4@schools.nyc.gov
Focus is on making more effective use of your online classroom that is provided for you through the PDN grant.

What is Moodle?

Importance of Online Learning
4:15
A tour of your Moodle Online Classroom - The Mastering the Essentials Classroom
Resources available
  • Discussion Forum
  • Student Profiles
  • Basic Tech Tip Tutorials
  • Study Center Activities - including group writing project
  • Writing Process Animations
  • Student Notebooks
  • Professor P's Office
  • Teacher Resources
4:45
A closer look at Professor P's Office
Lots of resources here - especially online print materials
4:30
Looking at the Response to Literature Classroom
  • Change Unit - Can design your own classroom too!
  • Test Prep Center
5:00
Viewing Student Work
  • All content is available online to be downloaded
  • Storage and archive of student work
  • Back-up system
  • Sending messages to students through the online classroom
5:15
Adding discussions to the Response to Literature Classroom
  • Thank You, M'am" Discussion question already created
  • Robust discussion questions lead to deeper thinking and responses
  • Encourage students to respond to each other
  • Set protocols for student responses
5:40
Share your discussion questions

5:50
Complete evaluation
  • Borough hosting: Manhattan
  • Class: PDN Afterschool PD
6:00
Adjourn




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