ISTE 2013:
Minding the Gap: Emerging Technologies to Support Struggling Learners
Tammy Lind
Find out about new and emerging technologies that you can use to assist struggling learners both in and out of the classroom in this hands-on workshop.

For Today's workshop, please use the hashtag:  #ISTE13

Session Agenda:
What is a Struggling Learner?
Web Tools
Browser-Based Tools
Implementation Plan

Today's Learning Target and Goal:  
To discover at least one new tool that you can use in your teaching situation to assist students that struggle in your school.

About Me

Google Apps for Education
Certified Trainer

Technology Integration Coach
School District of South Milwaukee

EdCamp MKE Organizer

Teacher Tech Talk Podcast

Contact Information:  Tammy Lind
Phone: (510) 854-6317
Twitter: @TamL17

Today's Resource Page:

Web Resources

Padlet Great way to have students post reflections/thoughts
Online Stickies
Please take a moment to add you thoughts to our sticky canvas:
Infuse Learning

Web-based Formative Assessment Tools
Poll Everywhere

Activity #1
Create an online feedback board or a quiz that can be used to gather information from your students (or teachers).

Voicethread So many uses!!
    Student Example:  My New School
StarFall Early Literacy Site UDL CAST Stories with reading/highlight support

Graphic Organizers Maps can be shared with multiple groups--very easy to use
Lucid Chart--very similar to Bubbl with a few more features in creating the map.

Study Skills
Awesome Highlighter Amazing site for to create web clippings and highlight text for students
Wordle Word Cloud Creator

Twisted Wave

Activity #2
Explore 2-3 Web tools that can be used with a student that you have in mind. Using this tool, begin to create a sample activity to share with your student.

Browser-Based Resources

Chrome Apps/Extensions
Evernote Clearly
Text to Speech
Speech Recognizer
Tab Cloud
Voice Note

Activity #3
Visit online Chrome Store and find 2 Apps and 2 Extensions to use with students.  Be prepared to share what you discover!

Print/Additional Resources


National Center on Universal Design for Learning


Universal Design for Learning Article

Today's Evaluation: