Creating a Paperless Classroom

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When teachers hear the phrase paperless classroom, I get many of the following comments and reactions: - I write faster than I type - "I love the smell and feel of books" - "Students need to practice handwriting" All these are valid arguments that I would like to address in this presentation.


<ul><li>1.Paperless Classroom AASSA 2014 </li></ul> <p>2. Paperless Classroom AASSA 2014 1. Purpose Why we use it 2. Theoretical Underpinnings Where we got the idea 3. In a Nutshell How it works 4. Suite Solutions Tools we use 5. Tips and Tricks What to do and what not to do 6. In Action This is how we do it 3. Purpose Why we use it The paperless classroom allows teachers and students to connect, collaborate and communicate more effectively. 4. Theoretical Underpinnings Where We Got the Idea 3 Cs Sustainable Environment Maximize workflow 5. In a Nutshell How it works Foundational vs. Purpose-driven 6. Suite Solutions Tools we use All devices iPad Desk/Laptop 7. Tips &amp; Tricks 1. Be Organized a. Have students create folders and share with you b. Tell students what titles/ headings to use 2. Develop Templates and Outlines a. Easy to COPY &amp; PASTE 3. Save as PDF a. Create PDFs when distributing material to your students * The format remains the same and is easier to annotate * Double-space to provide more room for annotations Not to DoTo Do 1. Make Assumptions a. Never assume your students know how to be organized Show them exactly how to label folders and documents b. Do not assume your students will know how to use the tools. Use the tools you expect your students to yourself and model how to do so effectively. 8. In Action This is how we do it 9. In Action This is how we do it 10. In Action This is how we do it Course codes 6- Digital Literacy and Citizenship: FYE-A99-38C ITGS- Big Brother is Watching You: DWB-4PX-9BA iTunesU </p>