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DVD-ROM Workshop -- Dynamic learning with DVD-ROM technology
Introduction
Why DVD-ROM for your classroom?
First steps and best practices
Measuring Success
Technical Troubleshooting
Resources for further explorations
Glossary

Resources for Further Explorations
Web Sites

A Big6™ Skills Overview
http://www.big6.com/showcategory.php?cid=6
A widely-used approach to teaching information and technology skills, the Big6 integrates information search and use skills along with technology tools in a systematic process to find, use, apply, and evaluate information.

Constructivism and Technology in the Classroom: Scaffolding Instructional Strategies from Traditional to Constructivist Learning Environments
http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~syverson/worldsfair/exhibits/hall3/
strickler-wynn/resources/constructivism/constructtheory.htm

This article is about using digital tools such as computers, multimedia and the Internet in a constructivist learning environment. The focus is on student-centered learning that incorporates technology to support the learning processes of inquiry and understanding.

“enGauge® 21st Century Skills: Literacy in the Digital Age, 2003”
http://www.ncrel.org/engauge/skills/skills.htm
Developed by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), enGauge is designed to help districts and schools plan and evaluate the systemwide use of educational technology.

ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS)
http://cnets.iste.org/
A project of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), NETS provides a framework and standards for establishing enriched learning environments supported by technology.

Apple Learning Interchange
http://ali.apple.com/
Here you'll find many excellent models for using digital technologies in your classroom.

DVD Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers)
http://www.dvddemystified.com/dvdfaq.html
This site provides answers to your technical questions about DVD technology.


Books and Articles

Kozma, R. “Will Media Influence Learning? Reformulating the Debate.” Educational Technology Research and Development, 1999. 42, 7-19.

Sprague, Debra and Dede, Christopher. “Constructivism in the Classroom: If I Teach This Way, Am I Doing My Job?” Learning and Leading with Technology. Sept. 1999: 6-17.

Taylor, J. (2001). DVD Desmystified (second ed.). New York: McGraw Hill. 2001.


PDF Files and Links Referenced in This Workshop in Sequence

Checklist for Evaluating and Selecting DVD-ROM Products-PDF file

Strategies for whole-class presentations
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/ntti/resources/workshops/
managing_students/practice.html#whole


Strategies for working with teams of students at the computer
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/ntti/resources/workshops/
managing_students/practice.html#computer


Cooperative and collaborative learning
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/month5/index.html

Managing student independent work with electronic resources
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/ntti/resources/workshops/
managing_students/practice.html#index


Planning Worksheet-PDF file

K - W - L Worksheet-PDF file

Constructivism as a Paradigm for Teaching and Learning
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/month2/index.html

Assessing Student Learning: Sample Rubric-PDF file

Inquiry-based learning
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/month6/index.html

Care and Handling of DVDs-PDF File

Using student experts
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/ntti/resources/workshops/
managing_students/practice.html#computer_prob


Hardware troubleshooting
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/ntti/resources/workshops/
managing_students/pdfs/HardwareTroubleshooting.pdf